Candace Kroslak

Birth Name: Candace Kaye Kroslak

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 22, 1978

*Slovak (father)
*German (maternal grandfather)
*English, French (maternal grandmother)

Candace Kroslak is an American actress.

Candace is the daughter of Bonnie Kay (Ahrens) Hooyman and Robert Joseph Kroslak. Candace’s father has Slovak roots. Candace’s mother is mostly of English, German, and French descent.

Candace’s paternal grandfather was Steve/Stapon Kroslak (the son of Joseph Kroslak and Katherine/Katerina Majercik). Steve was born in Illinois, to parents from Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia).

Candace’s paternal grandmother was Ann/Anna Sue/Zuzan Keracik (the daughter of George Keracik and Anna Rosko). Ann was born in Illinois, also to parents from Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia).

Candace’s maternal grandfather was Roy George Ahrens (the son of Charles Christian “Chas” Ahrens and Clara Franklein Roth/Rath). Charles was the son of Charles Ahrens and Helena Dorothea Friederica “Phoebe” Spangenberg, who were both German. Clara was the daughter of Henry Rath and Doras/Dora Lindemann, who were also both German.

Candace’s maternal grandmother was Catherine/Katherine Potter (the daughter of Roscoe Blanchard Potter and Bessie Mae DeLong). Roscoe was the son of Sylvester Potter, who was Canadian, and of Flora E. Blanchard. Bessie was the daughter of Nathaniel R. DeLong and Virginia “Jennie” DeSaviour, whose own father was French.

Sources: Candace’s paternal grandfather on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Death record of Candace’s paternal grandfather –

Candace’s paternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Candace’s paternal grandmother –

Birth record of Candace’s maternal grandfather –

Genealogy of Candace’s maternal grandfather –

Candace’s maternal grandmother on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Death record of Candace’s maternal grandmother –

Obituary of Candace’s maternal great-aunt (grandmother’s sister), Helen (Potter) Hilton Nabholz –

Marriage record of Candace’s maternal great-grandparents, Roscoe Blanchard Potter and Bessie Mae DeLong –

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