John Gapinski 1855-1928

Aged Resident Dies

Last Sunday morning at 1 o’clock John Gapinski who resided in Alberta, Benton county, passed away at his home after a lingering illness with which he has been suffering since last December. Mr. Gapinski was 72 years of age at his last birthday.

He was born in Germany and 35 years ago he migrated to America where for a short time he made his home in Chicago, Illinois. From there he moved to Alberta in Benton county where he has made his home since.

He is survived by his wife and eight daughters, Mrs. Vince Kujawa, Mrs. Joe Zylla, Mrs. Peter Zylla and Mrs. Robert Fisher of St. Cloud; Mrs. Henry Dam and Pauline of St. Paul, and Francis at home; three sons, Harry, who farms in Alberta, Benton county; and Joe and Frank who are running the home farm. A sister who lives in Chicago also survives.

[SCT] St. Cloud Times (Saint Cloud, MN) Thursday, 28 Mar 1928, page 10

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