William Crnkovic, Sr.

Male 1911 - 1986  (74 years)


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  • Name William Crnkovic 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Nickname Willie 
    Born 9 Oct 1911  Zwolle, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 May 1986  Caldwell, Burleson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 May 1986  New Tabor Cemetery - Caldwell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I208  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Bartol Ludwig Crnkovic,   b. 24 Aug 1874, Stari Laz, Primorje-Gorski, Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1957, Zwolle, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Marija Jelencic,   b. 28 May 1875, Stari Laz, Primorje-Gorski, Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1915, Zwolle, Sabine Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1894  Mrkopalj, Primorje-Gorski, Croatia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mildred Minnie Drgac,   b. 11 Apr 1919, Cooks Point, Burleson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 2009, Caldwell, Burleson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1944  Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. W. Crnkovic, Jr.
     2. J.B. Crnkovic
    +3. J.D. Crnkovic
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William Crnkovic Receives Plaque
    William Crnkovic Receives Plaque
    Published in The Eagle Newspaper in 1973
    William Crnkovic - 20 yrs. old - Louisiana State University
    William Crnkovic - 20 yrs. old - Louisiana State University
    1929 Ebarb High School Basketball Team
    1929 Ebarb High School Basketball Team
    The Ebarb High School basketball team in 1929 is shown with principal Rupert Law Lucius. Sports as well as academics have always played an important part of life around Ebarb. Pictured from left to right are Wilson Leone, George Weathy, William Crnkovic, Rudolph Crnkovic, John W. Emanus, and Loran Ebarb. Loran later became a teacher and principal at Ebarb where he was to spend 30 years of his professional life. (Courtesy of John C. and Carla Ebarb.)

    Documents
    Summer Fun Times Bring Hearing Hazards
    Summer Fun Times Bring Hearing Hazards
    Published in The Eagle Newspaper on May 26, 1974
    Miss Mildred Drgac and William Crnkovic Wed in Mississippi
    Miss Mildred Drgac and William Crnkovic Wed in Mississippi
    Published in The Freeport, TX Facts on July 27, 1944.
    New Veteran Ag Teach Employed
    New Veteran Ag Teach Employed
    Published in The Caldwell News on September 12, 1947
    Drgac-Crnkovic Marriage Vows Solemnized
    Drgac-Crnkovic Marriage Vows Solemnized
    Published in The Caldwell News on August 4, 1944
    Beltone Opens Office in Bryan
    Beltone Opens Office in Bryan
    Published in The Caldwell Burleson County Citizen and News on May 20, 1965
    Obituary of William Crnkovic, Sr.
    Obituary of William Crnkovic, Sr.
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    Death Certificate for William Crnkovic
    Death Certificate for William Crnkovic
    Name: William Crnkovic
    Birth Date: 9 Oct 1911
    Birth Place: Louisiana, USA
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Residence: RFD 3, Box 76, Caldwell, Burleson, Texas
    Father: Bartol Crnkovic
    Mother: Maria Jelencic
    Age at Death: 74
    Death Date: 19 May 1986
    Death Place: RFD 3, Box 76, Caldwell, Burleson, Texas, USA
    Cause of Death: Bladder Cancer with Liver Metastases

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    U.S. World War II Draft Card - william Crnkovic, Sr.
    U.S. World War II Draft Card - william Crnkovic, Sr.
    Name: William Crnkovic
    Race: White
    Age: 29
    Birth Date: 9 Oct 1911
    Birth Place: Zwolle, Louisiana
    Residence Place: Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa, Louisiana
    Registration Date: abt. 1940
    Registration Place: Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
    Employer: Tangipahoa Parish School Board
    Complexion: ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Willis W. Ebarb

    Headstones
    Headstone of William Crnkovic, Sr. and Mildred Minnie Drgac Crnkovic
    Headstone of William Crnkovic, Sr. and Mildred Minnie Drgac Crnkovic
    New Tabor Cemetery - Caldwell, Texas, USA
    Footstone of William Crnkovic Sr.
    Footstone of William Crnkovic Sr.
    New Tabor Cemetery - Caldwell, Texas, USA

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      CALDWELL - William Crnkovic Sr., 74, of Caldwell died at his residence Monday.

      Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Cooks Point Brethren Church. The Revs. Henry E. Beseda of Snook Brethren Church and Norman Haisler of Cooks Point Brethren Church will officiate. Burial will be in New Tabor Cemetery in Burleson County. Arrangements are by Phillips-Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell.

      Crnkovic, born in Zwolle, La., had lived in Burleson County since 1947. He graduated from Ebarb High School in Zwolle, La., and from Louisiana State University. Crnkovic was a retired dealer for Beltone Hearing Aids, a veteran of the Coast Guard in World War II, and a member of the Roman Catholic faith.

      Survivors include his wife, Mildred D. Crnkovic of Caldwell; three sons, William Crnkovic Jr., John Bartol Crnkovic, Joe Dan Crnkovic, all of Caldwell; five brothers, Angel Crnkovic of Oak Grove, La., Tony Crnkovic of Birmingham, Ala., Joe Crnkovic, Alfred Crnkovic, both of Zwolle, Charlie Crnkovic of Leesville, La.; a sister, Tonka Ozbolt of Birmingham; and two grandchildren.