Transcribed from The El Campo Citizen (a newspaper published in Wharton County, Texas) Front Page, dated the 16th of March of 1945
Funeral Services Held at Nada for Mrs. F. J. Kallina
Funeral services were held Monday morning, March 12th at 10:00 a.m. at Nada, for Mrs. F. J. Kallina with Requiem Mass at the Nada Catholic Church, Rev. A. J. Weber officiating and Rev. V. A. Raska of El Campo assisting.
Interment was made in the Nada cemetery under direction of the Triska Funeral Home.
Mrs. Kallina, nee Amalie Frnka was born in Garwood, April 23rd, 1889, and died March 10th, 1945, in Corpus Christi, at the age of 55 years, 10 months and 17 days.
Mrs. Kallina had been in ill health for a long time and had never fully recovered from the shock of losing her son Pvt. Leon P. Kallina, who was killed in action May 23, 1942.
Other survivors include her husband, F. J. Kallina, and three sons, Joe J., at Garwood; Frank C., of San Antonio, and Pfc. Fred P., a student at Baylor Med College at Houston and one daughter, Mrs. Seth W. Henderson of Corpus Christi, and four brothers, Emil and John Frnka of Nada, Ed R. and Frank Frnka of Garwood, and one sister Mrs. J. J. Tlustos, of El Campo and five grandchildren.
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Transcribed from The El Campo News (a newspaper published in Wharton County, Texas) Front Page, dated the 16th of March of 1945 (reprinted by permission of the editor)
Mrs. Frank Kallina Life-Long Resident of Garwood, Expires
Mrs. Frank J. Kallina, 56, a life-long resident of Garwood died in a Corpus Christi hospital last Saturday. Mrs. Kallina was in Corpus Christi visiting her daughter, when she became ill and was taken to the hospital a week before her death. She had been in failing health for several years.
Services were held from the family residence Monday morning at 10 o’clock with requiem high mass following at the Nada Catholic Church with Rev. A. J. Weber, the pastor officiating. The sermon was delivered by Rev. V. A. Raska of El Campo. Interment was in the Nada Catholic cemetery with the Triska Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Kallina was born Miss Emilie Frnka in Garwood, April 23, 1889. She married Mr. Kallina, who survives her, on October 30, 1908.
Mrs. Kallina leaves three sons and one daughter. Another son, Lt. Leon P. Kallina, fighter pilot, was killed in the battle of the Coral Sea on May 23, 1942. The surviving sons are Joe J. of Garwood, Frank C. of San Antonio and Pfc. Fred P. Kallina, now in Baylor Medical College in Houston. Her daughter is Mrs. Seth W. Henderson of Corpus Christi.
Mrs. Kallina also is survived by four brothers: Emil, John F. and Frank Frnka of Nada and Ed R. Frnka of Garwood,. Mrs. J. J. Tlustos of El Campo is her sister. She also left four grandchildren, Joe J., Jr. , Jerry, Susan and Josephine Kallina. Another grandson Frank C. Kallina, Jr. died July 20, 1943
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Transcribed from the Colorado County Citizen (a newspaper published in Colorado County, Texas) dated the 15th of March of 1945
Mrs. Emilie Kallina Buried at Nada
Funeral services for Mrs. Emilie Frnka Kallina were held at the family home and and at Nada Monday morning with interment in the Nada cemetery, the Revs. Raska and Weber officiating in the rites.
Mrs. Kallina was born in the Vox Populi community on April 23, 1889, a daughter of Florian and Veronika Frnka. She died Saturday at Corpus Christi.
She was affiliated with civic clubs in Garwood and with the K.J.T. Lodge, the Mother’s Society and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Frank J. Kallina whom she married on October 30, 1908; one daughter, Mrs. Seth W. Henderson, Corpus Christi and three sons, Joe J. Kallina, Garwood, Frank C. Kallina, San Antonio, and Pfc. Fred P. Kallina, Baylor Medical College, Houston. A son, Lt. Leon P. Kallina was killed in action in the Pacific theater on May 28, 1942.
Surviving grandchildren are Joe J., Jr., Gerald F., Susan and Josephine K. Kallina. One grandson, Frank C. Kallina, Jr. died some time ago. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. J. J. Tlustos of El Campo and four brothers, Emil and John F. Frnka, Nada, and Ed R. Frnka and Frank Frnka, Garwood.
Pallbearers were nephews, Beno Frnka, Corpus Christi, Burin, W. R. and Frank Frnka, Garwood, Lionel Bouska, Ganado and Sgt. Victor Frnka, stationed in Louisiana.
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