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KOUTSKY,  Helen L.

KOUTSKY, Helen L.

Female 1898 - 1999  (101 years)

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  • Name KOUTSKY, Helen L. 
    Born 11 Aug 1898  Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 812 
    _UID 23ADCA2DB8EA41B6A9FC38207CCCE962F0EA 
    Died 7 Sep 1999  Monee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I812  Edgoose
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2017 

    Father KOUTSKY, Frank,   d. Bef 1964 
    Mother SINDELAR, Frances,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family EDGOOSE, Roy Kirk Halvor,   b. 21 Feb 1897, Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1975, Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1921  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. EDGOOSE, Wallace Roy,   b. 8 Apr 1924, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 2007, Olympia Fields, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
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    Helen Edgoose nee Koutsky (1898-1999), wife of Roy Kirk Halvor Edgoose, on the occasion of her 50th wedding anniversary in July 1871.
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    Edgoose RoyKirkHalvorEdgoose 683 528.jpg
    Chicago Family Group, early 1930s:
    From the left: Roy Kirk Halvor Edgoose (1897-1975); Wallace Roy Edgoose (1924-2007); William Thomas Edgoose (1879-1939), Roy's uncle; Helen Edgoose nee Koutsky, Roy's wife.

  • Notes 
    • HELEN L. EDGOOSE nee KOUTSKY 1898-1999

      According to the US Social Security Death Index she was born on 11 August 1898.

      Helen KOUTSKY married Roy EDGOOSE, son of John Robert and Hannah EDGOOSE, on 16 July 1921 in the USA.

      The 1930 census return for N. Kostner Avenue, Cook County, Chicago, Illinois:
      Roy H. EDGOOSE, head, aged 33, delivery truck driver for a printing house, born in Illinois. Their house was rented for $35 weekly.
      *Helen L. EDGOOSE, wife, aged 31, born in Illinois of Bohemian parents;
      Wallace R. EDGOOSE, son, aged 5 years 11 months, born in Illinois.
      (www.ancestry.com)

      The 1940 US Federal Census of 2224 N Kostner Avenue, Chicago,Cook County, Illinois, USA:
      Roy K. EDGOOSE, head, aged 42, married, lived in same house in 1935, truck driver for trucking company; born in Illinois;
      *Helen EDGOOSE, wife, aged 39, married, lived in same house in 1935, born in Illinois;
      Wallace EDGOOSE, son, aged 15, single, lived in same house in 1935, born in Illinois.
      (www.thegenealogist.com)

      From the Chicago, Illinois, News Journal of 18 August 1971:
      "Also mark 50th anniversary when Roy and Helen EDGOOSE became man and wife 50 years the ceremony and reception was held in the home of her parents at 2224 N. Kostner. A few years later the young couple bought the house. It was there they celebrated their silver wedding anniversary and on July 16 it was the setting for the EDGOOSE's golden wedding anniversary party."

      In the 1994 Phone and Address Directory Wally EDGOOSE was listed at 240 S Commonwealth Ave, Aurora, Illinois. Roy H. EDGOOSE was listed at 240 S Commonwealth Ave2, Aurora, Illinois, but with a different telephone number - presumably for Roy's widow Helen EDGOOSE. She moved from Chicago between 1993 and 1994.
      (www.ancestry.com)

      She died aged 101 on 7 September 1999 at 60449 Monee, Will, Illinois, USA. There was an obituary in the Chicago T. on 9 September. The following obituary appeared in 'Miscellaneous Cook County, Illinois, Obituaries Tuesday September 14 1999"
      "Helen Edgoose
      Centenarian
      Helen L. Edgoose (nee Koutsky), 101, of Monee, formerly of Chicago, died Sept. 7.
      A funeral service was held Friday at Lewis Funeral Home, Elmwood Park. Interment was in Elmwood Cemetery, River Grove.
      Mrs. Edgoose was 101 years old.
      She is survived by a son, Wally (Claire); a brother, Frank of Arizona; two step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
      Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice."
      (www.obitcentral.com)

      "She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; grandson, Randy; and sister Genevieve."
      (www.highbeam.com)

      NOTES & QUERIES:
      What does the "L" in Helen L. KOUTSKY stand for?


      (revised 14.06.2017)