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Raymond Beznoska

Male 1909 - 1988  (79 years)


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  • Name Raymond Beznoska  [1, 2, 3
    Born 24 Jan 1909  Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Sep 1988  Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Czech National (Killian) Cemetery, Morse Bluff, Saunders County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Tuesday, September 27, 1988

      Raymond Beznoska

      North Bend--Funeral Services for Raymond Beznoska, 79, Nebraska City, formerly of North Bend, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, at First United Methodist Church, North Bend. He died Monday, Sept. 26, 1988, at St. Mary's Hospital, Nebraska City. He was a retired machine repairman.

      He was born Jan. 24, 1909, at Lawton, Oklahoma. He came to Nebraska in 1918 and lived in the Cedar Bluffs and North Bend areas. He moved in Nebraska City in 1983.

      Mr. Beznoska served during World War II with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Germany. He worked as a meat cutter at the Central Market, Omaha, before becoming an amusement machine repairman. During his 20 years as a repairman he worked for Bachman Music Company and Kort Amusement.

      He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Nebraska City, and a former member of the First United Methodist Church, North Bend. he wa a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post. No. 8223, North Bend, and the American Legion Post No. 340, Morse Bluff.

      He married Zelma L. Tomasek, Dec. 19, 1929, at Council Bluffs, Iowa. She died June 2, 1970.

      Survivors include one son, Kenneth, Nebraska City; two grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

      The Rev. Hiram Lilley wil officiate Wednesday's services. Burial will be at Killian Cemetery, rural Morse Bluffs. Military graveside services will be conducted by VFW Post No. 8223, North Bend, and American Legion Post No. 340, Morse Bluff. Visitation is in progress at Moser Memorial Chapel, North Bend.

      (Unreferenced news clipping, courtesy of Carolyn Mastney, Schuyler, Nebraska)
    • (Research):Census Information:

      1930 Federal Census
      Nebraska, Dodge County, Union Twp
      Enumerated April 16, 1930 by April 16, 1930 by George G. Mc
      Vicker
      ED 27-27 SD 3 Sheet 5B
      108-108
      Beznoska, Frank R. Hd R M W 48 M 23 Neb Czech Czech Farmer
      Beznoska, Bessie M Wf F W 42 M 17 Neb Czech Czech
      Beznoska, Raymond F Son M W 29 M 2 29 M Ok Neb Neb
      Beznoska, Delma L DIL F W 19 M 19 Neb Neb Neb
    Person ID I13604  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Frank R. Beznoska, Jr.,   b. 10 Aug 1881, Morse Bluff, Saunders County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1956, Saunders County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Bessie Mamie Havlik,   b. 17 Mar 1888, Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1959, Saunders County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1904  Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • North Bend Couple to Mark Golden Wedding Anniversary

      North Bend--Mr. and Mrs. Frank R. Beznoska will observe their golden wedding anniversary at an open house at their home Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. with a 6 p.m. dinner for relatives.

      Beznoska was born near Morse Bluffs and Mrs. Beznoska was born near Crete. Both moved to Oklahoma where they met and were married in Lawton, Oklahoma Sept. 6, 1904.

      The couple moved back to this vicinity in 1918. Since 1935 they have lived in North Bend.

      Mr. and Mrs. Beznoska have one son, Raymond, who lives in North Bend and one grandson.

      Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beznoska Observe 50th Anniversary

      Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beznoska, long time residents of North Bend, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, Sunday, September 5th, by holding an open house at their home, from two to five in the afternoon. Nearly 150 guests were present. A dinner for about 50 relatives was served at six in the evening. The honored couple received many lovely gifts, cards and flowers. Long distance phone calls came from Lawton, Oklahoma, and Flint, Michigan. Out of town guests were present from Fremont, Schuyler, Cedar Bluffs, Milligan, Omaha, Nebraska and Thunder Hawk, South Dakota.

      The attractive wedding cake was baked by their niece, Mrs. Louis Mastny, Jr. of Schuyler.

      (Undated, unreferenced news clippings: courtesty of Caroline Mastney of Schuyler, Nebraska)
    Family ID F5465  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Zelma L. Tomasek,   b. 18 May 1910, North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1970, Milbank, Grant County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1929  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F5476  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1909 - Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1929 - Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1988 - Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Beznoska, Frank Jr., and son, Raymond, 1935 Auction Notice
    Beznoska, Frank Jr., and son, Raymond, 1935 Auction Notice
    Notice of public auction at the Platte Valley Farm, west of North Bend, Nebraska (Xerox of newspaper advertisement)

  • Sources 
    1. [S190] Mastny, Caroline--Family Researcher, 410 W. 19th Street, Schuyler, Nebraska 68661.

    2. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Nebraska, Saunders County, Cedar Bluffs, ED 146 Enumerated 30 & 31 Jan 1920 by L.E. Smith SD 4 ED 146 Sheet 14B 362-367 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).