MARIA FRANCESCA “MARY” (BAYER) (KOKARON) (MLUDEK) MUCH

Maria Francesca “Mary” (Bayer) (Kokron) (Mludek) Much
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Maria Francesca “Mary” (Bayer) (Kokaron) (Mludek) Much gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. August 24, 1902 in Austria
D. September 15, 1977 in Ferguson, St. Louis County, MO
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  • Father: Valentin Bayer born June 21, 1858 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; married Margaretha “Margita” Schanderbeck on May 25, 1880 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; Valentin died August 2, 1909 in Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • Mother” Margaretha “Margita” (Schnaderbeck) Bayer born October 19, 1856 in Stanischitsch, Austria daughter of Franz and Theresa Becker; Margaretha died July 2, 1948 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO; buried in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old), Saint Louis, St. Louis City, MO
  • Husband 1 and 2: John “Janos” Kokron born February 9, 1897 in Austria; married (1) Maria F. Bayer on October 8, 1919 in St. Louis, MO and divorced; married (2) Maria F. (Bayer) Kokron on October 1, 1930 in Cook county, IL and divorced; married (3) Pauline McBride on November 2, 1942 in Cook County, IL; John died December 4, 1967 in Cook County, IL; buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, IL.; According to the Forest Park Review (Forest Park IL) Thursday, December 14, 1967, page 22:

“KOKRON, JOHN of 7539 Jackson Blvd.  Passed away Dec. 4.  Husband of Pauline.  Father of Rosemarie Williams and John Kokron.  Services from Zimmerman Chapel.  Rev. Forrest Hergert officiated.  Cremation Waldheim.”

  • Husband 3: Hans Albert Mludek (1902-1958); married September 8, 1943 in Cook County, IL and divorced on October 27, 1947 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Thursday, August 21, 1958, page 75:

“MLUDEK – Hans A. Mludek, suddenly, fond son of Mrs. Martha Zimmer; dear brother of Max and Paul Mludek of Berlin, Germany, and Fred.  Funeral Saturday, 11 a. m., at chapel, 2114 W. Irving Park road.  Interment private.  Member of Northcenter post, No. 356, A. L.; Oak-Tree society of Chicago; and Chicago Stamm. No. 286, U. O. R. M.  JUniper 8-6336.”

    1. Rose Marie (Kokron) Williams born July 30, 1920 in Missouri; married Malvern Raymond Williams on August 4, 1943 in Cook County, IL
    2. John Kokron born March 25, 1924 in Missouri
  • Siblings:
    • Ana (Bayer) (Los) Venturi born March 12, 1881 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; married (1) Karlo Los (1877-1908) in Austro-Hungarian Empire; married (2) Ivan “Johann” Venturi (1875-1930) after 1908; Ana die March 30, 1930 in Velika, Kopanisic (Coratia)
    • Margaretha “Margaret” (Bayer) Keller born October 19, 1882 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; immigrated in 1899; married Michael Keller (1877-1970) about 1900; Margaretha died November 24, 1971 in Maryland Heights, St. Louis County, MO; Margaretha and Michael are buried in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old), Saint Louis, St. Louis City, MO
    • Terezija “Theresia” Bayer born December 24, 1883 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; Terezija died September 29, 1894 in Austro-Hungarian Empire
    • Martin Bayer born July 26, 1885 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; Martin died March 6, 1887 in Austro-Hungarian Empire
    • Josephus “Joseph” Bayer born December 27, 1886 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; Josephus died August 25, 1898 in Austro-Hungarian Empire
    • Adamus “Adam” Lawrence Bayer born August 17, 1888 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; married Katrina “Kate” Weber (1891-1974) on November 24, 1908 in Austro-Hungarian Empire, immigrated in 1910; Adamus died March 30, 1960 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO
    • Maria Helena “Helen” “Marie” (Bayer) Wildinger born August 17, 1891 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; immigrated in 1910; married Franz “Frank” “Frono” Wildinger (1888-1960) on July 4, 1914 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO; Maria died September 6, 1977 in St. Louis County, MO; Maria and Franz are buried in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old), Saint Louis, St. Louis City, MO; According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis MO) Thursday, September 8, 1977, page 50:

“Wildinger
WILDINGER, HELEN, Tues., Sept. 6, 1977, dear wife of the late Frank Wildinger, mother of Lt. Col. Joseph V. Wildinger, U.S.A.F. Ret. and Marie Schailer, dear grandmother of Joseph V. Wildenger Jr., Pamela L. Brooks and Daniel G. Pennewitt, our dear sister, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, aunt and great-grandmother of Erica and Evan Wildinger and Craig Brooks.
   Funeral from JOHN STYGAR & SON, 9825 Halls Ferry rd., Fri., Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m. to Corpus Christi Church, 9 a.m. Mass.  Interment SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery.  Visitation 6-9 p.m. Thurs.”

    • Rosalya “Rose” (Bayer) (Sedej) (Grand) Detloff born February 16, 1893 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; immigrated in 1914; married (1) Marko Sedej (1886-1962) on January 20, 1916 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO; married (2) Gelbert Grand (unknown-before 1930); married (3) Adalbert George “George” Detloff (1887-1971) on August 29, 1930 in Cook County, IL; Rosalya died December 1982 in Belleville, Saint Clair County, IL; Rosalya and Adalbert are buried in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemtery (Old) Saint Louis, St. Louis City, MO
    • Valentin “Val” Bayer born February 9, 1895 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; married Anna Goles (1894-1970) May 16, 1915 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO; Valetin died December 7, 1969 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO; Valentin and Anna are buried in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Saint Ann, St. Louis County, MO; According to an unsourced newspaper clipping:

“Bayer
Valentine Bayer, Dec. 7, 1969, beloved husband of Anna Bayer (nee Goles), dear father of Carl V., Anthony Bayer and Anna Marie Hawkins, grandfather, great grandfather, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
   Service at ORTMANN’S 9222 Lackland, Overland, Tues., Dec. 9, 1:30 p.m.  Interment Mt. Lebanon.  Mr. Bayer a member of Cabinet Makers Local No. 1596.”

    • Terezija “Theresia” “Thersa” (Bayer) (Loncarich) DiNatali born April 12, 1897 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; immigrated in 1910; married (1) Mate (Matija) Loncarich (1888-1959) about 1915 in St. Louis County, MO; married (2) Joseph “Dan” DiNatali (1899-1973) in 1960 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; Terezija died April 14, 1986 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO; buried in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old), Saint Louis, St. Louis City, MO; According to an unsource newspaper clipping:

DINATALE, THERESA, Mon., April 14, 1986, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, dear wife of the late Matt Loncaric and Dan Dinatale, dear mother of Mary Signoretti, Dorothy Hositge, Rosemary Kosulandic and the late Matt (Sammy) Loncaric, our sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law, aunt, great-aunt.
   Funeral Wed., 8:30 a.m. from JOHN L. ZIEGENHEIN & SONS, 7027 Gravois, to St. George Church, 9 a.m. Mass.  Interment SS. Peter and Paul.  Masses preferred.  Visitation after 2 p.m. Tues.”

    • Anton “Anthony” Bayer born before 1900 and died in infancy
    • Josef “Josip” “Joseph” V. Bayer born August 25, 1900 in Austro-Hungarian Empire; immigrated in 1914; married Elizabeth Schmitz (1901-1983) on October 7, 1919 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO; Josef died March 14, 1989 in Owensville, Gasconade County, MO; Josef and Elizabeth are buried in New Saint Marcus Cemetery and Mausoleum, Affton, St. Louis County, MO; According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis MO) Friday, March 17, 1989, page 28:

BAYER, JOSEPH V., at St. James, MO, formerly of St. Louis, MO, on Tues., March 14, 1989, dear husband of the late Elizabeth Bayer (nee Schmitz), dear father of the late Bernice (Bunny) Roknick, father-in-law of Mike Roknick of Owensville, MO, our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend.
   Private services and burial were held Thurs. at St. Marcus Cemetery.  Retired member of Meat Cutters Local 88.  JOHN L. ZIEGENHEIN & SONS Service.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for St. Louis City, MO, living at 2520 Broadway, the household members were: John Kokron, head, age 22, married, immigrated in 1907, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary, occupation: butcher – butcher shop; Mary Kokron, wife, age 17, married, immigrated in 1914, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary; Josephine Kokron, mother, age 58, widowed, immigrated in 1907, born in Hungary, parents born in Hungary.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 3818 North Central Park Avenue, the household members were: John Kokron, head, age 33, married at age 23, born in Austria, parents born in Austria, immigrated in 1920, occupation: meat cutter – meat market; Mary Kokron, wife, age 28, married at age 17, born in Austria, parents born in Austria, immigrated in 1920; Rosemarie Kokron, daughter, age 9, single, born in Missouri; John Kokron Jr., son, age 6, single, born in Missouri.

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis MO) Sunday, September 18, 1977, page 57:

“Much
MUCH, MARIA H. (nee Bayer), Thurs., Sept. 15, 1977, wife of the late William Much, mother of Rose Marie Williams and John Kokron, dear sister, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt and dear friend of Harvey R. Hiles.
   Visitation at JOHN STYGAR & SON, 9825 Halls Ferry rd., Sun., Sept. 18, 2 to 9 p.m. thence to MacGillis Funeral Home, Round Lake Ill. for servcies and interment.”