Saint Cermak

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Thursday, Aug. 2, 1951

Saint Cermak, 64, Summoned By Death

Saint Cermak, 64, of 2112 Powers Ave., Lewiston Orchards, died at 1:12 yesterday morning at St.. Joseph's hospital after an illness of two days. He entered the hospital Monday for medical treatment.

The deceased was a native of Praha, Czechoslovakia, where he was born May7, 1887. He came to America in 1904 and farmed in the Gifford area until 1932, when he moved to Lewiston.

Since 1932 he had worked as a powder man on road construction and at the time of his death was a foreman for the Morrison-Knudsen Co. of Boise.

He was married Nov. 4, 1906 to Kate Chermak [as spelled] at Myrtle. Her death occurred March 8, 1932.

Three daughters and five sons who survive are Miss Frances Cermak and Mrs. Mary Milton of Lewiston and Mrs. Kate Lougee of Cavendish; Frank, Otto and Saint Cermak, Jr., all of Lewiston; William Cermak of Orofino and Joseph Cermak of Kelso, Wash. A brother, Joseph Cermak of Chicago, 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.

Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10 at the Lewiston Orchards Community church with the Rev. George Skaret officiating. Burial will be in the Magpie cemetery near Myrtle.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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