Joseph D. Birky1899 - 1966 (66 years)
Name Joseph D. Birky  Born 5 Sep 1899 Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS  Gender Male Died 23 May 1966 Milford, Seward Co., NE Buried Milford, Seward Co., NE
- Milford Mennonite Cemetery
Person ID I2953 Schrock-Birkey Connection Last Modified 12 Mar 2019
Father Daniel Birky, b. 28 Feb 1870, IL , d. 13 Apr 1901, Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS (Age 31 years) Mother Mary Zeitler, b. 30 Oct 1874, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL , d. 21 Nov 1968, Geneva, Fillmore Co., NE (Age 94 years) Married 24 Nov 1892 Family ID F102 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Ella Mae Schlegel, b. 20 Nov 1899, Milford, Seward Co., NE , d. 1965 (Age 65 years) Married 12 Jun 1919 Children 1. Harold Christian Birky 2. Dallis Dellis Birky 3. Goldie Marie Birky 4. Stanley Joseph Birky, b. 1 Apr 1925, d. 5 May 1925 (Age 0 years) Last Modified 27 May 2001 Family ID F2085 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Born - 5 Sep 1899 - Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Died - 23 May 1966 - Milford, Seward Co., NE Buried - - Milford, Seward Co., NE = Link to Google Earth
BIRKY, Joseph D., son of Daniel and Mary (Ziegler, Detweiler) Birky, was born at Oberlin, Kans., Sept. 5, 1899; died at Milford, Nebr., May 23, 1966; aged 66 y. 8 m. 18 d. On June 12, 1919, he was married to Ella Schlegel, who preceded him by 10 months. Surviving are 2 sons (Harold and Dallas), one daughter (Goldie - Mrs. Edd Reichwaldt), 7 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, his mother, one brother (Jake), one sister (Lydia - Mrs. Henry Reeb), 2 half brothers (Perry and Fred Detweiler), and 2 half sisters (Mrs. Lavern Roth and Mrs. Fred Reeb). Preceding him in death were one son, 2 grandchildren, 2 half sisters, and one half brother. Funeral services were held at the Milford Church, May 25, with Milton Troyer and John Springer officiating.