Constance Louise “Connie” Mallak, age 61, of rural Winsted, died Monday, June 22, 2009, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 11, 1947, in Glencoe, the daughter of Raymond and Louise Lester Fasching.
Connie graduated from Glencoe High School in 1965, and later attended St. Cloud Beauty College.
She was joined in holy marriage to Joseph D. Mallak Jr. Nov. 30, 1968, at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Glencoe. God blessed their marriage with three daughters: Janelle, Janette, and Julene.
Connie enjoyed farming with her family and watching her three girls grow up. She was also fond of going to casinos, cooking, taking drives in the countryside, and keeping a neat farm yard with flowers and shrubs.
A faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, Connie belonged to CCW.
She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph D. Mallak Jr.; three daughters: Janelle (Steve) Weber, and Janette (Tom) Bayerl, all of Silver Lake, and Julene (Jay) Borka of Winsted; grandchildren Mitchell, Raechell, Russell, and Gabriell Bayerl, and Spenser, Shantel, and Savanna Weber; brothers and sisters Will (Doris) Fasching of Spirit Lake, IA, Ruth (Clair) Stonecypher of Charles City, IA, Jack (Rita) Fasching of Salida Royal, CO, and Dorothy (Howard) Shepherd of Stewartville, MN; and many other relatives and friends.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Louise Fasching; a grandchild, Severin Weber; and by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joseph and Irene Mallak Sr.
A Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, June 26 at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Father Anthony J. Stubeda was the Celebrant, and Alice Nowak was the organist. Interment followed at Holy Family Cemetery.
Visitation was Thursday, June 25 at The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake from 3 to 8 p.m.
Casket bearers were Jay Borka, Steve and Spenser Weber, and Tom, Mitchell, and Russell Bayerl.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake served the family.