Ida Anna Krofta

8 June 1901–28 April 1994 (Age 92)
Colfax, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Ida Anna

When Ida Anna Krofta was born on 8 June 1901, in Colfax, Nebraska, United States, her father, Joseph R Krofta, was 26 and her mother, Anna Kucera, was 19. She married Edward Adolph Vitek on 18 June 1925, in Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Cicero, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 28 April 1994, in Arlington Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Edward Adolph Vitek
Ida Anna Krofta
Marriage: 18 June 1925
Kenneth Edward Vitek
Valarian Roger Vitek

Spouse and Children

18 June 1925
Nebraska, United States


    Kenneth Edward Vitek


    Valarian Roger Vitek


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph R Krofta


    Anna Kucera




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 9

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Czech form of the German Kraft ‘strength’, ‘power’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ida A Vitek in household of Ed A Vitek, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida Vitek in household of Edward Vitek, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida Krofta Vitek in entry for Mr Larry R Vitek, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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