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Joe John Cecrle

Male 1917 - 2004  (87 years)


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  • Name Joe John Cecrle  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 19 Mar 1917  Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Aug 2004  Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 6
    Buried Westlawn Memorial Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • A graduate of Milligan High School, he played the trombone in local bands and started his musical career at K.G.B.Z. in York and later at K.M.M.J. at Clay Center. He served in the Air Force Band from 1942 until 1946. After his discharge, he played the trombone with such name bands as Tommy Dorsey, Russ Morgan, Lawrence Welch, Ted Weems, Jimmy Joy, Phil Levant and Frankie Masters. (Milligan, p 246).

      Obituary

      Joe J. Cercle, 87, Grand Island, died Thursday (8/5/04). Played the trombone in a U.S. Army Air Forces band, World War II.

      Survivors: wife, Patricia; daughter, Roxan Brennan, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; sisters, Rose Krupicka, Geneva, Elsie Cecrle, Lincoln, Maryann Kronhoffman, Tobias, Blanche Chapek, Milligan; three grandchildren.

      Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home, Grand Island. Cremation will follow services, Westlawn Memorial Park Crematory. Private burial, Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today, with family greeting friends 4-5 p.m. Memorials: Stolley Park Church of Christ or American Heart Association.

      (Courtesy Dennis Belohlavy, from the 8 August 2004 issue of the Lincoln Journal Star)

      He was listed in the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, as havign enlisted in the armed services on 22 Apr 1941 and released 28 Feb 1946
    Person ID I3057  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Josef V. "Joseph" Cecrle,   b. 5 Feb 1880, Nové Strašecí, Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1955, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Kasik,   b. 2 Oct 1892, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1980, Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1909  [1
    Family ID F1802  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F1801  Group Sheet,  Family chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1917 - Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Aug 2004 - Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S219] Milligan Centennial History Book Committee HISTORY OF MILLIGAN, NEBRASKA 1888-1988 (Walsworth Publishing, Marceline, MO), p 246 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parents’ birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Nebraska, Fillmore County, Glengary Twp, Milligan Enumerated 13 Jan 1920 SD 4 ED 34 Sheet 5B 99-99 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    4. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.).

    5. [S219] Milligan Centennial History Book Committee HISTORY OF MILLIGAN, NEBRASKA 1888-1988 (Walsworth Publishing, Marceline, MO), p 245 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S548] Belohlavy, Dennis (belohdb@windstream.net) "Family Tree of Dennis L. and Rebecca J. "Becky" (Arnold) Belohlavy ; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=belohlavy, (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=belohlavy).