Josephine (GAPINSKI) WALCHESKI
MRS. JOSEPHINE WALCHESKI
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
....2 Peter WALCHESKI b: 24 Feb 1889 in MN, d: 22 Nov 1961 in Morrison, MN
....2 Frank J. WALCHESKI b: 21 Apr 1891 in Benton, MN, d: 18 May 1989 in Foley, Benton, MN
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