Edward Sitar

3 August 1914–22 November 1996 (Age 82)
Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Sitar was born on 3 August 1914, in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States, his father, Michael Sitar, was 27 and his mother, Mary Bahor, was 26. He married Catherine Timkovich on 15 November 1937, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1992 and Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1996. He died on 22 November 1996, in Lawton, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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Edward Sitar
Catherine Timkovich
Marriage: 15 November 1937

Spouse and Children


    Catherine Timkovich


15 November 1937
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Ann Sitar



    Rudolph Sitar



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Czech (Sítar̄), Slovak (Sitár), and Slovenian: occupational name for a maker of sieves, from an agent noun derivative of Czech sít’, Slovenian sito ‘sieve’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Sitar in household of Mike Sitar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Sitar in household of Mike Sitar, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Sitar in entry for Elizabeth C Bloemer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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