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Frank Edward Kratina

Male 1892 - 1980  (87 years)


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  • Name Frank Edward Kratina 
    Born 3 Sep 1892  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jan 1980  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 4 Feb 1980  Prairie Home Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4509  Rossville
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 

    Father John Kratina, Sr.,   b. 27 Mar 1854, Pozdechov, Moravia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1930, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Anna Mynar Kratina,   b. 24 Dec 1855, Prlov, Moravia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1935, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F6183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Bernice Uhl Kratina Pritchett Ping,   b. 3 Jan 1901, Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1985, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Ernest L Kratina, Sr.,   b. 23 Jan 1922, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 2009, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Nadine E Kratina Bahner Mitchell,   b. 20 Nov 1924, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 2002, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2018 13:46:52 
    Family ID F2775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Pauline Zobal Mitcha Kratina,   b. 23 Jun 1896, Moravia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1975, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1931  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2017 11:36:36 
    Family ID F6184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Feb 1980 - Prairie Home Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Kratina, Frank 1
    Obituary- Kratina, Frank 1
    FRANK EDWARD KRATINA
    Frank Edward Kratina, 87, Topeka, died Thursday, January 31, 1980, at a Topeka hospital after an extended illness.

    He was born September 3, 1892, in the original Czech settlement across from the Moravan Hall near Rossville. He was the son of John and Anna Milnar Kratina.

    Mr. Kratina farmed near Rossville until the mid-1940s when he moved to Chicago. He retired and returned to Topeka in 1967.

    He was a charter and 50-year member of Delia Lodge No. 419 AF&AM, and a 50-year member of ZCBJ Moravian Lodge No. 128, which was founded by his father and other area people. Until his death, Mr. Kratina was the last surviving member of the Rossville Czech Band.

    He was married to Pauline Mitcha. She preceded him in death in August, 1975.

    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nadine Mitchell, Delia; a son, Ernest Kratina, Topeka; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Jarmilla Kovar, Overland Park; a stepson, John Mitcha, Overland Park; a sister, Mrs. Tressie Uhl, Grantville; 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

    Masonic services were conducted by Lodge 419, Delia, at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Parker-Price Mortuary. Graveside services at Prairie Home Cemetery, west of Topeka, were conducted by Rossville Lodge 128, ZCBJ.
    Obituary- Kratina, Frank 2
    Obituary- Kratina, Frank 2
    Frank Edward Kratina
    Frank Edward Kratina, 87, formerly of 1942 N. Quincy, died Thursday at a Topeka hospital after an extended illness.

    He was born September 3,1892, near Rossville, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kratina.

    Mr. Kratina farmed near Rossville until the mid-1940s when he moved to Chicago. He retired and returned to Topeka in 1967.

    He was charter and 50-year member of Delia Lodge No. 419, AF&AM and 50-year member of ZCBJ Moravian Lodge No. 128.

    He was married to Pauline Mitcha. She preceded him in death in August, 1975.

    Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nadine Mitchell, Delia; a son, Ernest Kratina, Topeka; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Jarmilla Kovar, Overland Park; a stepson John Mitcha, Overland Park; a sister, Mrs. Tressie Uhl, Grantville; 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

    Services will be at 1:30pm Monday at Parker-Price Mortuary. Burial will be in Prairie Home Cemetery, west of Topeka. Mr. Kratina will lie in state until service time at the mortuary.

    Kratina, Frank E. age 87, formerly of 1942 N. Quincy, passed away January 31, 1980. Services 1:30pm Monday Parker Price Chapel, Masonic services will be conducted by Delia Lodge No. 419 AF&AM. Interment Prairie Home Cemetery.
    Parker Price Mortuary
    235 W. Independence 234-5850
    Birthday- Kratina, Frank
    Birthday- Kratina, Frank
    Frank Kratina, Topeka, formerly of the Rossville-Delia community, celebrated his 84th birthday September 3, 1976. He was honored with a surprise party and dinner given by his children and grandchildren. Those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mitchell, DeLaine and Denise, Delia; Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Bahner, Dawn, Derek and Darwin, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dean, Derron and Danelle, Silver Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kratina, Sharon, Cindy and Bradley, Dr. and Mrs. Larry Harris, Donna and Amy, and Dr. Ernest Kratina, all of Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. John Mitcha and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Trumbo, Overland Park; and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Mitcha, Jennifer, Heather and Ryan, Ponca City, Okla.