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|Joseph T. Kula Jr.
Born 3 July 1893
|Services for Joesph Kula Held March 6
Joseph T. Kula, 81, died in the Santa Monica hospital, Santa Monica, Calif., early Friday morning, March 1, 1974, after a brief illness.
Joseph Thomas Kula was born July 3, 1893, at Prairieburg, the son of Joseph T. and Frances Lawrence Kula. He received his early education in the Prairieburg area schools. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
Joseph T. Kula and Julia Panek were married Oct. 15, 1919, and the couple farmed in the area for a number of years. Mrs. Kula died July 10, 1970.
Mr. Kula is survivied by two children, Bernard J. Kula, Martelle, and Mary K., Mrs. Robert Schoenbeck, Santa Monica, Calif.; five grandchildren, three brothers Raymond and Robert Kula, both of Anamosa; and Frank Kula of Cedar Rapids; four sisters, Elizabeth, Mrs. Earl Martens, Blanche, Mrs. Paul Whear, Ann, Mrs. Kenneth Butterfield, and Frances, Mrs. Joseph Holub all of Anamosa. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
Rosary services were held Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. at the Goettsch funeral home. The funeral mass was held Wednesday morning, March 6, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic church with internment in St. John cemetery in Cedar Rapids. The Rev. Alfred Brosius was the celebrant at the mass.
Casket bearers were Clyde Price, Richard Prull, Leroy Kula, Lumir Havlik, Elmer Bigger, and Merlin Martens.
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