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George Kenneth Hejtmanek

Male 1913 - 1986  (73 years)


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  • Name George Kenneth Hejtmanek 
    Nickname Kenneth 
    Born 13 Jun 1913  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jul 1986  Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 13 Jul 1986  Donated body to University of Kansas Medical Center for research Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3925  Rossville
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2017 

    Father Charles M Hejtmanek 
    Mother Dulcia E Rendle Hejtmanek,   b. 13 Jul 1888, Ottawa, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1972, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1911  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elda W Cole Hejtmanek,   b. 4 May 1922, Horton, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1973  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1949  Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Note- Elda's obituary says they were married in 1949. George's obituary says they were married in 1952.
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2016 14:52:43 
    Family ID F1985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1949 - Kansas City, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 1986 - Kansas City, Missouri Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Hejtmanek, George K. 1
    Obituary- Hejtmanek, George K. 1
    Hejtmanek
    George “Kenneth” Hejtmanek, 73, died at his home in Kansas City, Mo. of natural causes on July 7, 1986. He donated his body for medical science at KU Medical Center.

    He was the son of Charles M. and Dulcia Rendle Hejtmanek, Delia, Kan. He graduated Delia High School in 1931 and attended Central Business College in Kansas City, Mo.

    He entered the U.S. Armed Forces May 8, 1942. He served in the 320th Bombardment Group of the United State Air Force, stationed in North Africa and the Sicily areas. He was awarded the good conduct medal, the Distinguished Unit Badge with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster and the Croix de Guerre with Palm.

    He was honorably discharged as Staff Sergeant Oct. 14, 1945. He was employed by several United States governmental agencies in Kansas City and in Topeka at the Postal Supply Depot. He retired at the age 65. He played piano in Kansas City hotels and clubs.

    He married Elda W. Cole, Horton, Mo., on Feb. 20, 1952. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elda, Jan. 22, 1973 and earlier by his parents.

    He is survived by three brothers, C. Clayton Hejtmanek, Topeka; Robert K. Hejtmanek, Topeka; and Donald C. Hejtmanek, Burlington, Mass.

    Memorial services will be held at Delia Presbyterian Church, Delia, Kan. at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13 with Rev. William B. Adair officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Delia Presbyterian Church in care of Mrs. Joe Macha, Delia, Kan. 66418.

    GEORGE K. HEJTMANEK
    DELIA – Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Presbyterian Church in Delia for George Kenneth Hejtmanek, 73, Kansas City, Mo., a former Topekan, who died Monday, July 7, at his home.

    Mr. Hejtmanek was employed by several U.S. Government agencies in Kansas City and worked at the Postal Supply Depot in Topeka before he retired at age 65. He played piano in Kansas City hotels and night clubs.


    He was born June 13, 1913, at Delia, the son of Charles M. and Dulcia Rendle Hejtmanek. He was graduated from Delia High School in 1931 and attended Central Business College in Kansas City, Mo.
    Mr. Hejtmanek entered the U.S. Armed Forces May 8, 1942. He served in the 320th Bombardment Group of the Army Air Crops stationed in North Africa and Sicily. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the Distinguished Unit Badge with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster and the Croix de Guerre with Palm. He was discharged at the rank of staff sergeant October 14, 1945.

    He was married to Elda W. Cole Feb. 20, 1952, in Horton, Mo. She died Jan 22, 1973. Survivors include three brothers, C. Clayton Hejtmanek and Robert K. Hejtmanek, both of Topeka, and Donald C. Hejtmanek, Burlington, Mass.

    Mr. Hejtmanek donated his body to the University of Kansas School of Medicine for research. Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Church in Delia and sent in care of Mrs. Joe Macha, Delia, 66418.
    Obituary- Hejtmanek, George K. 2
    Obituary- Hejtmanek, George K. 2
    GEORGE K. HEJTMANEK

    Memorial services were at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Presbyterian Church in Delia for George Kenneth Hejtmanek, 73, Kansas City, Mo., a former Topekan, who died Monday, July 7, 1986, at his home.

    Mr. Hejtmanek was employed by several U.S. Government agencies in Kansas City and worked at the Postal Supply Depot in Topeka before he retired at age 65. He played piano in Kansas City hotels and night clubs.

    He was born June 13, 1913, at Delia, the son of Charles M. and Dulcia Rendle Hejtmanek. He was graduated from Delia High School in 1931, and attended Central Business College in, Kansas City, Mo.

    Mr. Hejtmanek entered the U.S. Armed Forces May 8, 1942. He served in the 320th Bom-bardment Group of the Army Air Corps stationed in North Africa and Sicily. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the Distinguished Unit Badge with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster and the Croix de Guerre with Palm. He was discharged with the rank of staff sergeant October 14, 1945.

    He was married to Elda W. Cole February 20, 1952, in Horton, Mo. She died January 22, 1973.

    Survivors include three brothers, C. Clayton Hejtmanek and Robert K. Hejtmanek, both of Topeka, and Donald C. Hejtmanek, Burlington, Mass.

    Mr. Hejtmanek donated his body to the University of Kansas School of Medicine for research. Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Church in Delia and sent in care of Mrs. Joe Macha, Delia, Ks. 66418.