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Tragedy Resulting From Insanity


Manitowoc Herald News
September 18, 1922 P. 4
Manitowoc, Wisconsin


Tragedy which entered the life of Mrs. Anna Lokajicek, former town of Kossuth resident, a few months ago when she suffered an attack of insanity and attacked her husband after killing her two children at their home at Denton, Mont., completed its work ___ when Mrs. Lokajicek died at Warm Springs, Mont., where she had been a patient at a hospital since the tragedy. News of the death of Mrs. Lokajicek was received in messages to her brother Frank Vraney Saturday night from Mr. Lokajicek who has completely recovered from injuries he suffered. No details of the death were given in the dispatch. Mrs. Lokajicek, according to letters had shown improvement and it was received last week from Warm Springs stated as the belief of physicians that her mind would be restored in time. It is not known whether the body will be brought to this city or buried in Montana. Besides her husband Mrs. Lokajicek is survived by four brothers and a sister, Frank and Louis Vraney, this city, Joseph of Milwaukee and Emil and Caroline Vraney at Kossuth.


Manitowoc Herald News
May 16, 1922 P. 1
Manitowoc, Wisconsin


Frank Lokajicek, former Manitowoc man, who was shot by his wife at Denton, Mont., a week ago after she had killed her two children, when she suddenly became insane, will live. The information was received by Frank Vraney, brother of Mrs. Lokajicek in a letter from officials of the Denton State bank of which Mr. Lokajicek is vice president, today. Mr. Lokajicek is being cared for at a hospital at Lewiston, Mont., and his condition is greatly improved. According to the information contained in the letter Mrs. Lokajicek used a gun in the double tragedy which came near being a triple one. The bullet fired by Mrs. Lokajicek at her husband struck him in the jaw and did not penetrate to the brain and his wound is not dangerous. A double funeral was held for the two boys, 14 and 3, on May 11 at Denton where burial was held. Mrs. Lokajicek is being cared for at the asylum at Warm Springs.