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George Kenneth Hejtmanek

Male 1913 - 1986  (73 years)


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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.

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