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Bridget Mary Kennedy Simecka

Female 1910 - 1998  (87 years)


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  • Name Bridget Mary Kennedy Simecka 
    Born 15 Aug 1910  Emmett, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 May 1998  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6264  Rossville
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2018 

    Father Christopher J Kennedy 
    Mother Julia C Reilly Kennedy 
    Family ID F5969  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leo Gerald Simecka,   b. 1 Dec 1908, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2001, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1934  Emmett, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lillian M Simecka Schwerdt,   b. 16 Jul 1939, Emmett, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1970, Hays, Ellis County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. Jerry L Simecka
     3. Julie Simecka Besler
     4. Jean Simecka Simon Turgeon
    Documents
    Anniversary- Simecka, Leo and Bridget 1
    Anniversary- Simecka, Leo and Bridget 1
    Open house
    Simeckas
    In celebration of their 40th wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Simecka will be honored Sunday. April 28 with an open house in the home of their daughter. Mrs. John Besler. 344 SE Croco Road.

    Friends and relatives are invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. The couple asks that no gifts be presented.

    Hosts will be their children. Mr. and Mrs. Besler; Mr. and Mrs. James Simon, North Bend, Neb.; and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Simecka.
    Anniversary- Simecka, Leo and Bridget 2
    Anniversary- Simecka, Leo and Bridget 2
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    Anniversary- Simecka, Leo and Bridget 3
    Anniversary- Simecka, Leo and Bridget 3
    Leo and Bridget Simecka
    Leo and Bridget Simecka, Topeka will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary April 26 with a card shower and a mass at 5 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

    Cards may be sent to the couple at 2021 S.E. Florence, Topeka, 66616.

    The couple are the parents of four children, Julie Besler, Topeka; Jean Simon, Louisville, Neb.; and Jerry Simecka, Topeka. A daughter, Lillian Schwerdt, is deceased. They have 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

    Leo Simecka and Bridget Kennedy were married April 26, 1934, at Holy Cross Church in Emmett. Mr. Simecka retired from Santa Fe Railway in 1972.
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2018 13:47:19 
    Family ID F6044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Simecka, Bridget
    Obituary- Simecka, Bridget
    Bridget M. Simecka
    Bridget M. Simecka, 87, Topeka, died Sunday, May 10,1998, at a local care center.

    She was born Aug. 15,1910, in Emmett, to Chris and Julia Reilly Kennedy. She was graduated from Emmett High School. She lived in Delia before she moved to Topeka in 1942.

    She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Altar Society at the church, Ladies of Columbus, St. Francis Hospital auxiliary, and Daughters of Isabella Little Flower Circle No. 503.

    She was married to Leo Simecka April 26, 1934. He survives. A daughter, Lillian Schwerdt, and three grandchildren, Michael Schwerdt, Anne Schwerdt and Thomas Schwerdt, died July 4, 1970.

    Survivors include a son, Jerry L. Simecka, Topeka; two daughters, Julie Besler, TopeČka, and Jean Simon Turgeon, Louisville, Neb.; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

    Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will be at 4 p.m. today in Mount Calvary Cemetery in St. Marys.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 312 Freeman, 66616.

    Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.