Catherine Joan Maresh

Mass of Christian Burial for Catherine Joan Maresh, 71, of Silver Lake was held on Saturday, July 15, from Holy Family Catholic Church, with the Rev. Eugene Lozinski officiating.

Mrs. Maresh died on Tuesday, July 11, 2000, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee.

Organist was Alice Nowak, and the Holy Family Adult Choir sang.

Pallbearers were Joe Maresh, Luke Maresh, Andrew Maresh, Dave Penk, Doug Dolezal, Roy Miska and Joe Vacek. Interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Silver Lake.

Catherine Joan Graven was born on Dec. 31, 1928, in Hutchinson to Albert and Hazel (Linder) Graven. She attended Hutchinson High School.

She was united in marriage to Fredrick Maresh on Nov. 1, 1951. Mrs. Maresh worked for the Hutchinson Phone Company, Maresh Furniture Store and Maresh Funeral Home. She also was a homemaker.

Mrs. Maresh enjoyed playing cards, working crossword puzzles, baking and watching game shows. She also enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren as well as visiting with friends.

She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children, Bruce Maresh and wife, Wendy, Bob Maresh and wife, Kathy, and Penny Jaskowiak and husband, Duane, all of Silver Lake; brothers and sisters, Betty Nemitz of Hutchinson, Jim Graven and wife, Joan, of Longville; sister-in-law, Delores Graven of Hutchinson; 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fredrick Maresh; and brothers, William Graven and Tom Graven.

The Maresh Funeral Home of Silver Lake handled arrangements.

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