Nunda Herald, November 27, 1902
Early Settler is Algonquin Township passes Away
John Stanek died at his home in Algonquin township, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1902, of creeping paralysis, aged 73. Deceased was born in Bohemia in 1829. He settled in Algonquin township, on a farm, about forty years ago, and has since followed the occupation of farming. His home was not far from the Bohemian Catholic church. He has been ill with the disease which caused his death for two years. He was upright and industrious, and bore faithfully his share of life's burdens. He leaves so mourn his wife, two daughters - Mrs. Anna Duds of Cary and Mrs. James Bucel of Kansas, three sons - Janes of Algonquin, John of Cary, Frank of Chicago. The funeral was held Thursday, at 10 a.m., form the Bohemian Catholic church, a Chicago priest officiating. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
November 27, 1902