Elizabeth's parents had come from Germany, according to the 1920 census.
Noted events in her life were:
• Baptism: St. Anthony's German, 17 Feb 1894, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 338
• Residence, Nov 1915, 536 W. 29th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 425
• Residence, 2 Jan 1920, 465 25th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 883 Living in this home were James & wife Elizabeth, daughter Marie, son John, and daughters Catherine and Elizabeth. Listed as "Kustecka."
• Residence, 9 Apr 1930, 470 W. 26th Place, Chicago, Cook, IL. 3 Living here were James, wife Elizabeth, daughter Marie, son John, and daughters Catherine, Elizabeth, and Rose. Also living here are families with the names Gonzalez, Ortiz, McClure, Schmidt, Pesch, Mae, and Davey.
• Residence: 2500 W. 38th St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 31
• Obituary: Chicago Tribune, 25 Apr 1957, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. KOSTECKA -- Elizabeth Kostecka, formerly of 2500 W. 38th street, beloved wife of James J. Kostecka; loving mother of Marie Lavalley, John, Catherine Kampe, Elizabeth, Rose Kobick; dear sister of Mait Meinen, Catherine Mickow. Funeral Saturday, 9 a.m., from funeral home, 712 W. 31st street, to St. Anthony's church. Interment St. Mary's cemetery, VIctory 2-1158.
Elizabeth married Vaclev (James) J. Kostecka, son of Carolum/Karel/Charley Kostecka Sr. and Rosalia Bilek, on 27 Nov 1912 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 132.,338 (Vaclev (James) J. Kostecka was born on 23 Sep 1891 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA,13,34,424 died in Jul 1957 31 and was buried on 22 Jul 1957 in St. Mary's, Cook, IL 31.)