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Frank Hrobsky

1854 - 1943


Frank Hrobsky is Claimed by Death

Old Resident Dies Today at Son’s Home Here


Frank Hrobsky, 88, died this morning at the home of his son, Alvin J. (Al) Hrobsky, 203 South Montgomery Street, where he had been making his home.  His death followed a long illness.


Mr. Hrobsky was a native of Austria and came to this country with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wenzel Hrobsky, when he was four years of age.  Since then most of his life had been spent in this community.  Mr. Hrobsky’s wife, the former Antoinette Carhan, died some years ago.


Surviving are one daughter and three sons,  Mrs. Agnes West, this city; Alvin and Hobert, this city, and Edward, Waterloo.  There are 15 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Louise Hamilton, Janesville, and Mrs. Frank Plasil, Richwood, and four brothers, Theodore, Galesburg, Ill., John, Fort Atkinson; Edward, Mosely Junction, Va., and William, Richwood.


Mr. Hrobsky was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic church at Richwood.  He was widely known in the community.


The funeral will be held Monday morning at 9 o’clock from the Boyle funeral home, with services at 9:30 o’clock in the church at Richwood, the Rev. John Devers, C.S.C., officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery, Watertown.


Friends may call at the funeral home starting at 7 p.m. Saturday to pay their respects.




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