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Rudolph Earl Horak

Male 1910 - 1998  (87 years)


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  • Name Rudolph Earl Horak 
    • Also spelled Horack
    Born 7 Nov 1910  Moravia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1998  Bakersfield, Kern County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Mar 1998  Hillcrest Memorial Park, Bakersfield, Kern County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4034  Rossville
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 

    Father Ignatius Horak,   b. 26 Sep 1884, Bilnz, Moravia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1972, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Veronica Hejtmanek Horak,   b. 3 Nov 1886, Bratislava, Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1968, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1908  Bratislava, Hungary Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Anniversary- Horak, Ignac and Veronica 2
    Anniversary- Horak, Ignac and Veronica 2
    Mr. and Mrs. Ignac Horak celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, November 9th, at their home in Delia. Mr. and Mrs. Horak observed the occasion quietly with close relation and friends from the surrounding area.
    Anniversary- Horak, Ignac and Veronica 1
    Anniversary- Horak, Ignac and Veronica 1
    Delia couple observes 50th anniversary
    Mr. and Mrs. Ignac Horak of Delia quietly celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday at their home. Only close relation and friends joined them for the occasion.

    Ignac Horak was married to Veronica Hejtmanek on November 8, 1908, in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Mr. Horak came to the United States in May, 1912, and Mrs. Horak and their two children followed six months later in November.

    They are parents of eight children including one set of twins, Mrs. Rose Davis, Bakerfield, California; Rudy Horak, Taft, California; Albert Horak, Grover City, California; Irene Collett, Camas, Washington; Eddie Horak, Trip City, Ohio; Bennie Horak and Emily Dodge of Delia; and Esther Wehner of Rossville. There are 16 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

    Mr. Horak worked on the Union Pacific Railroad for 30 years and is now retired. He is at present janitor for the Delia Grade School.

    Those who helped Mr. and Mrs. Horak observe the anniversary were: Rev. and Mrs. Robert Bough- ton, Mrs. Theresa Hromada of Rossville, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Martinek Sr. of Silver Lake, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rosser and Marilyn. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Keller, Mrs. George Olejnik Sr. of Delia, their oldest son Rudy Horak of Taft, California, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Dodge and family, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Wehner and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Horak and family. Mrs. Theresa Hromada and Mrs. George Olejnik are sisters of Mrs. Ignac Horak.
    Family ID F1577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances P Horak,   b. 25 Oct 1915, Moorhead, Sunflower County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1992, Bakersfield, Kern County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Earleen Horak Yeary
     2. Sylvia Horak Noble
     3. Dennis Horak
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2017 16:39:27 
    Family ID F4250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Horak, Rudolph 2
    Obituary- Horak, Rudolph 2
    Rudolph Earl Horack
    Services: Sat., Mar. 14, 10 a.m.
    Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 1998 at Brimhall Road Assembly of God Church, 10700 Brimhall Rd. for Rudolph Earl Horack, 87, who passed away March 11, 1998 in Bakersfield, CA. Private interment to follow. Reverend Steven Yeary will officiate.

    Mr. Horack was born November 7, 1910 in Czechoslovakia, and had been a resident of Taft and Bakersfield for the past 61 years. He was a member of Bakersfield's First Assembly of God Church and had served on the Deacon Board and Men’s Ministries. He had been employed for 25 years at Tosco Refinery, retiring in 1976. He was lovingly known as "Papa” by his family and friends.

    Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Ignac and Veronica Horack, his beloved wife of 54 years, Frances, and his sister, Rose Da: vis. Survivors include daughters, Earleene Yeary of Plano, TX., Sylvia Noble and husband Bill of Sacramento; son, Dennis and wife Joan of Bakersfield; brothers, Albert Horack of Oakhurst, CA., Bennie Horack of Delia, KS., Eddie. Horack of New Paris, OH.; sisters, Emily Dodge of Delia, KS., Irene Collett of Camas, WA., and Esther Wehner of Rossville, KS.; grandchildren, Steven Yeary of Bakersfield, Jan Yeary of Plano, TX., Julie Pennington of Antioch, Jarrod Short of Sacramento, Cameron Short of Sunnyvale, Lori Honea of Bakersfield; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Tiffany, and Joe Year,. Kaylee and Justin Honea of Bakersfield and Spenser Pennington of Antioch.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brimhall Road Assembly of God Mission Program.
    Obituary- Horak, Rudolph 1
    Obituary- Horak, Rudolph 1
    Rudolph Earl Horack
    Rudolph Earl Horack, 87, Bakersfield, CA, died Wednesday, March 11, 1998.

    Mr. Horack was born November 7, 1910, in Czechoslovakia, the son of Ignac and Veronica Horak. He had been a resident of Taft and Bakersfield, Calif., for the past 61 years. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church, Bakersfield, and had served on the Deacon Board and Men’s Ministries. He had been employed for 25 years at Tosco Refinery, retiring in 1976. He was lovingly known as “Papa” by his family and friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Ignac and Veronica Horak; Frances, his wife of 54 years; and his sister, Rose Davis.

    Survivors include two daughters, Earleene Yeary, Plano, TX, Sylvia Noble, Sacramento, CA; one son, Dennis Horack, Bakersfield, CA; three brothers, Albert Horack, Oakhurst, CA, Bennie Horak, Delia, and Eddie Horack, New Paris, OH; three sisters, Emily Dodge, Delia, Irene Collett, Camas, WA, and Esther Wehner, Rossville; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

    A memorial service was held Saturday at Brimhall Road Assembly of God Church, Bakersfield. Private interment followed.

    Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary Funeral directors were in charge of arrangements.