Monday, June 15, 2009

Anton Starcevich, 1881-1964

A. Starcevich Rites Friday
Anton Starcevich of Jerome, Ia., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1964, at 9 a.m. at his home at the age of 83 years and seven days. Born in Yugoslavia Aug. 18, 1881, he was the son of Anton and Anna Starcevich. He was married to Louise Starcevich in 1907, who preceded him in death March 7, 1960.

He was a member of the U.M.W of A., Croatian Fraternal Union of America, and St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Surviving are seven children, Mrs. Mary Zemo of Jerome, Mrs. Anna Buban of Cincinnati, Mrs. Marie Risher of Mystic, Mrs. Louise Thomas of Peoria, Ill., Mrs. Helen Sacco of Centerville, Paul Starcevich of Denver, Colo., and Frank Starcevich of Jerome, Ia., and a brother, Matt, of Mystic. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, four sisters, and one brother.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 28, at 9 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Richard Steinemann officiating and burial in the Oakland Cemetery. Rosary services will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. from the Johnson Funeral Home.
The editor sincerely appreciates the contribution of this obituary to The Jerome Journal by Marion Zemo of Centerville, Iowa.

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