From "The Morning Call," Allentown, Lehigh County.
Issue Date: Thursday, January 20, 1994
Page: B11, Edition: FIFTH, Section: LOCAL/REGION
Michael J. VLK Jr., 73, of Allentown, was dead on arrival Tuesday at Sacred Heart Hospital after being stricken at
home. He was the husband of Dolores (WASCO) VLK. They were married 53 years last May.
He was a welder for the former Lehigh Structural Steel Co., Allentown, for 15 years, retiring in 1980.
Born in Ford City, Armstrong County, he was a son of the late Michael J. Sr. and Theresa (KANKA) VLK.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church, Allentown.
He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
Survivors: Wife; sons, Michael A. of Emmaus and Daniel G. of Palatka, Fla.; daughters, Peggy, wife of John SMICKER of Allentown, and Cathryn, wife of Barry HEISLER of Whitehall Township; brothers, Robert of Allentown and Paul of Norfolk, Va.; sister, Leopaldina SIFORD of Dundalk, Md., and eight grandchildren.
Services: 11:30 a.m Saturday, Kohut Funeral Home, 950 N. Front St., Allentown; Mass at noon, Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Allentown. Call 7-9 p.m. Friday.