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9 years ago
Mary Lou Bruhnke Kozub
Patka Funeral Palor was probably the busiest of all that serviced St. Joseph's. It was on the NW corner of 48th and Wood. Directly kiddy korner from the church! When my 6 yrs old sister Marlene was buried from there on Sept. 7th, 1938 they took the coffin in the hearse and all the mourners walked behind all the way to our parish of St. Cyril's. My brother and sister said that it was the saddest
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9 years ago
Mary Lou Bruhnke Kozub
My grandfather's name was also spelled Emil Brunke. Sometimes they left out the H. My dad and his borther were ball players too. They played for SS. Cyril & Methodius Parish and for other leagues. They made great team mates. My dad was a left handed pitcher and my uncle Bill was a right handed catcher. They had a lot of practice together. My dad was Louis (Louie) Bruhnke and my uncle wa
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9 years ago
Mary Lou Bruhnke Kozub
How exciting and thank you for contacting me. I will call Michael in the morning and let him know how to contact you! This is my private email if you would like to contact me. mygrandkidsrgr8@sbcglobal.net Michael is married and lives in Northern CA. He and his wife own a ranch in Newcastle, CA They have 2 granddaughters. We live in Southern CA. Thank you again, Mary Lou Kozub
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9 years ago
Mary Lou Bruhnke Kozub
Bowler 0, I don't know if that is your real name but whatever it is I can't thank you enough. The only thing that I have from my grandfather and his ball playing years are the two pictures. The one from 1903 was a large team picture however I believe my grandmother ripped out just the portion of my grandfather. My mother, the daughter-in-law, could not believe that someone could deface a pic
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9 years ago
Mary Lou Bruhnke Kozub
I have a picture of my grandfather, Emil Bruhnke AKA "Lefty Lugan" as the pitcher. Their shirts say Ellsworth N, U. printed on them. The picture is priceless with the old gloves, balls, cap, and catchers mask. I don't know if I can post pictures on here. Can someone tell me if they know whether I can? I've tried to do some research on the club but was not very succ
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9 years ago
Mary Lou Bruhnke Kozub
My sons, all 7 of them went to St. Mary of Mt. Carmel. We lived at 6745 S. Winchester. My son Michael Placeres graduated from 8th grade there in 1972, the same year that s68563b. Who are you?? Jerry graduated in 1971 and went on to Quigley Prep School in 1972. The next boys were David Placeres, Robbie Placeres & Don Placeres. The last two were my stepsons. They were in 1st and 2nd grade
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9 years ago
Mary Lou Bruhnke Kozub
Oh my goodness, just joined this forum and see so much that I remember. I was born and raised at 4804 S. Wood St. I was born in 1938! I was also a member of Sokol Town of Lake. Went to camp for 10 plus yrs. We have an annual picnic still at the campsite with a commemorative sign for the camp. You may be able to see some recent pictures at Sokol Tabor, still a very active group. As for the tav
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