Tyndall Tribune & Register
Wednesday, May 19, 2004
Services were held for Tony Chytka, 91, of Broken Bow, Nebr. May 13 at the United Methodist Church in Wagner. Burial was in the ZCBJ Cemetery, rural Wagner.
Tony Frank Chytka was born February 24, 1913 on a farm southeast of Lake Andes, the son of Anton and Mary (Hasek) Chytka. Tony graduated from the eighth grade at a country school in Charles Mix County. He continued to live on the farm and help his mother. He married Eleanor Musilek August 17, 1936 at Lake Andes and farmed for two years on the family farm. They moved to Yankton where he worked for the City of Yankton at the water plant. They moved to Lead where he helped build the high school. They moved back to Yankton where he worked for Fred Jones and Selmar Christianson for many years. After retirement they moved to Lake Andes for seven years and then to Tyndall for 17 years before moving to Broken Bow, Nebr. Tony was one of the founders and was a lifetime member of the Yankton Saddle Club, lifetime member of the Loyal Order of Moose and a former member of the Elks. Tony died May 9, 2004 at Valley County Hospital in Ord, Nebr.
Survivors are his wife, Eleanor of Broken Bow, Nebr.; seven children, Delores (Jon) Westling of Springfield, Barbara (Tony) Mazzeo of Parker, Ariz., Alvin (Joann) Chytka of Hemingsford, Nebr., Larry (Peg) Chytka of Erikson, Nebr., Gary Chytka of Belle Fourche, Tony Ray (Paige) Chytka of Belle Fourche and Ron (Cheri) Chytka of Broken Bow, Nebr.; 19 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; one brother, Ernest Chytka of Lakewood, Calif. and many nieces and nephews.
Tony was preceded in death by his parents; a son; two brothers; one sister; and one daughter-in-law.