Mrs. Josephine Walcheski of Alberta township died at her home Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. after a lingering illness. She was 83 years of age.

Fifty-four years ago she was married in Gilman to Stanley Walcheski. Mr. [sic] Walcheski was born in Poland November 2, 1859, and came to this country 64 years ago.

The family first settled in Chicago for one year and then moved to Benton County. Mr. Walcheski died in September last year.

Mrs. Walcheski is survived by her two sons, Frank and Peter of Alberta. There are 16 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the SS Peter and Paul church of Gilman. Rev. V. M. Wotzka will officiate. Interment will be made in the parish cemetery.

[SCT] St. Cloud Times (Saint Cloud, MN) Thursday, 1 Oct 1942, page 12

Josephine GAPINSKI was born 2 Nov 1859 in Poland, daughter of Andreas GAPINSKI and Marianne LOBODZINSKA. She married Steine "Stanley" WALCHESKI in 1887, Gilman. Their gravestone can be seen here. From my research:

1 Steine "Stanley" WALCHESKI b: Nov 1857 in Poland, d: 30 Sep 1941 in Benton, MN
+ Josephine GAPINSKI b: 02 Nov 1859 in Poland, m: 1887 in Gilman, Benton, MN, d: 29 Sep 1942 in Alberta, Benton, MN

....2 Peter WALCHESKI b: 24 Feb 1889 in MN, d: 22 Nov 1961 in Morrison, MN
.... + Julia M. LANDOWSKI b: 12 Feb 1901 in Duelm, Benton, MN, m: 22 Jun 1920, d: 08 Oct 1969 in Foley, Benton, MN
.......3 Frances WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1922 in MN
.......3 Stanley WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1925 in MN
.......3 Mary WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1926 in MN
.......3 Gertrude WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1927 in MN
.......3 Helen WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1929 in MN
.......3 Rose WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1930 in MN
.......3 Dominick WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1932 in MN
.......3 Roman WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1934 in MN
.......3 Joseph WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1935 in MN
.......3 Bernard WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1937 in MN
.......3 James WALCHESKI b: Abt. 1939 in MN
.......3 Agatha WALCHESKI b: 26 Dec 1942, d: 03 Oct 1983

....2 Frank J. WALCHESKI b: 21 Apr 1891 in Benton, MN, d: 18 May 1989 in Foley, Benton, MN
.... + Genevieve M. b: 1912, d: 1986
.... + Louise Elizabeth ADELMAN b: 19 Sep 1908 in St Cloud, Stearns, MN, m: 11 May 1926, d: 15 Mar 1996 in Foley, Benton, MN

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