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Helen Hruska Kratina

Female 1898 - 1983  (84 years)


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  • Name Helen Hruska Kratina 
    Nickname Helena 
    Born 19 Jun 1898  Dolany, Czechoslovakia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Jun 1983  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Jun 1983  Czech-Moravian Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4510  Rossville
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2017 

    Father Joseph Hruska 
    Mother Mary Kropacek Hruska 
    Family ID F6186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John R Kratina,   b. 5 Jul 1894, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1976, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1932  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Kratina,   b. 2 Apr 1924, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 2018, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +2. George Franklin Kratina,   b. 26 Jul 1934, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2015, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +3. John Delano Kratina,   b. 26 Jul 1934, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2018 09:41:18 
    Family ID F4206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1898 - Dolany, Czechoslovakia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jun 1983 - Czech-Moravian Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Kratina, Helen
    Obituary- Kratina, Helen
    HELEN KRATINA
    Mrs. Helen Kratina, 84, rural Rossville, died Wednesday, June_15, 1983, at St. Marys Manor, where she was a resident.

    She was born June 19, 1898 in Dolany, Czechoslavakia to Joseph and Mary Kropacek Hruska.

    She served as a railway clerk in Dolany during World War I. Shortly after that, she came to the United States. She was a supervisor in the twine department and later was instructor of picture frame painting at McCormick’s in Chicago.

    In 1932, Helen was married to John R. Kratina in Topeka. He died June 16, 1976.

    She was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Rossville.

    For 22 years, Mrs. Kratina was financial secretary at the main office of the Western Fraternal Life Association of Cedar Rapids, la. Upon her retirement, she was awarded a plaque for excellent service. She was an active member of W.F.L.A. (ZCBJ) Lodge in Rossville; and served as a volunteer for the American Red Cross and other charitable organizations.

    Surviving her are one daughter, Mary Kratina, of the home; two sons, John D. Kratina, Rossville, and George Kratina, Silver Lake; and three grandchildren.

    A wake service was held at 8:30 Friday evening at Verschelden Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial was at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Stanislaus Church. Interment was in the Czech Moravan Cemetery northeast of Rossville. Casket bearers were John M. Kratna, John Howerton, Ben Stach, Bill Olejnik, Ernest Kratina, Sr., and Ernest Kratina, Jr. Frank Cerny and William Smatla were honorary casket bearers.