Mary Rejda obit - 20 Jan 1976, Columbus Telegram, Nebraska
Deaths and in a Scott Mr. Dix. by went Gray Mrs. Gray. REJDA - Mrs. Mary Rejda, former Brainard resident who lived at Columbus Manor the last four years, died Monday at Behlen Community Hospital. She was 92. Wednesday services will be 9:45 a.m. rosary and 10 a.m. Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic- Church, Brainard, with Rev. Irwin Weber officiating. Burial will be in the old Trinity Cemetery. Visitation hours are 3-9 p.m. today at Holesovsky Funeral .'Home,'. Brainard., .. , . , Mrs. Rejda was born June 1883 in Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Bartek) Ratkovec. She married John Rejda in 1903 Brainard," where she' was a member of Holy Trinity Church and Rosary Society. Preceded in death by her husband, she, is survived by six children, Mrs. Joe (Lillian) Coufal and Ernest David City; Mrs. John (Mary) Kudlacek of Fremont; Mrs. Ernest (Adeline) Rezac of Brainard; lad of Seward; John of Lincoln; 22 grand- children; 44 great- grandchildren; four great- great-grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters and two brothers, Christy Kudlacek of David City; Stella Kudlacek of Loma; Sophia Zavodny, Thomas and Louis, all of Brainard; Gusty Pelan of El Paso, Tex.