Emil Svatek 

*15 Jan 1875 - †5 Nov 1964


a) Emil Svatek, 89, of Rt. 1, Reedsville, died Thursday at Manitowoc CountynHospital after a six weeks’ illness.nFuneral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Reedsville Funeral Home andnat 9:15 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Reedsville, the Rev. Andrew Shimeknofficiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.nMr. Svatek was born Jan. 15, 1875, in the Town of Cato, son of the late Franknand Barbara Suchan Svatek. He married Agnes Vondrachek July 6, 1897, atnReedsville and the couple observed its 65th wedding anniversary in 1962. Mrs.nSvatek died Sept. 18, 1962. The couple farmed in the Town of Maple Grove untiln1940. Mr. Svatek was a member of the Holy Name Society.nSurviving are four sons, Wencel of Manitowoc and Emil Jr., Edward and Adolphnof Reedsville; three daughters, Mrs. Alphonse (Mary) Holschbach and Mrs. Albertn(Rose) Meyer of Manitowoc and Mrs. William (Agnes) DeCramer of Kewaunee; 29ngrandchildren and 87 great grandchildren. Two sons, two daughters, a brothernand four sisters preceded him in death.nFriends may call at the funeral home where the Rosary will be recited at 8no’clock this Friday evening.nManitowoc Herald Times, Friday, November 6, 1964 P. 6