Sunday, April 7, 2013
Three of Jozef and Marianna’s four children lived to adulthood: Michael Sr. (1862-1935); Teofil John (1870-1917); Antoinetta Cichosz (1872-1952). Michael Bambenek, Sr. was a longtime policeman in Winona and served for a while as night captain.
Michael Bambenek's son, Michael Bambenek, Jr. (1902-1982) served first as athletic director at Alliance College (the college of the Polish National Alliance) and then as Winona’s Director of Recreation from 1940 to 1968. After his retirement, Mike Bambenek Field was named in his honor.
Teofil Bambenek's widow, Leokadia née Cichanowska Bambenek, owned and operated a millinery shop in Aberdeen, South Dakota after his death.