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Bertha Kasper

Female 1876 - 1955  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Bertha Kasper  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Born November 1876  Berlin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Immigration 1877  [3
    Death Notice Grand Rapids Herald, August 20, 1955, p. 13
    Wife of Founder of Machine, Tool Firm
    Mrs. Bertha M. Jarecki, wife of Frank J. Jarecki, founder of the Jarecki Machine & Tool Co., now the Jarecki Corporation, died unexpectedly Friday evening at Butterworth Hospital. She was 80 years old.
    Mrs. Jarecki was born in Berlin, Germany, and with her parents came to Grand Rapids when she was 2 years old, and had lived here ever since. Sher was member of the Ladies Literary Club and one of the earliest members of the Women’s City Club. The family residence is at 845 Iroquois SE.
    Mrs. Jarecki’s maiden name was Bertha Kasper. She was married to Frank J. Jarecki Dec. 26, 1899.
    Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Gustav H. Walgren; one son, Clare F. Jarecki, President and General Manager of Jarecki Corporation; a sister, Mrs. Martha Moroney; four granddaughters, and two grandsons, all of Grand Rapids, and several nieces and nephews. 
    Died 19 August 1955  [4, 5
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    Person ID I6424  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 January 2017 

    Father Fred Kasper,   b. 25 July 1831, Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 July 1907, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Julia Guenzel,   b. 16 February 1843, Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 April 1917, Wyoming, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married about 1867 
    Family ID F6910  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Frank Joseph Jarecki,   b. 10 February 1877, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 March 1966  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 26 December 1899  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Residence(s) 1900: 49 West Davison St. ,Grand Rapids, Michigan  [3
    Children 
    +1. Clarence F. Jarecki,   b. June 1900, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 October 2004, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 104 years)
     2. Russell R. Jarecki,   b. 27 December 1901, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Leona B. Jarecki,   b. about 1906, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F4391  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1201] .

    2. [S3216] .

    3. [S1202] .

    4. [S3217] Mrs. Bertha M. Jarecki obituary.

    5. [S1203] Western Michigan Obitruaries.



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