Rita Magdalene Klenicky, age 90, of Glencoe, passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.
She was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Silver Lake, the oldest child of Alexander and Emily Hornicek Klenicky.
Rita helped out with dairy farming, and enjoyed embroidering, cooking, gardening, and playing bingo.
She was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, belonged to the Council of Catholic Women, and enjoyed praying the rosary.
Rita is survived by her sister, Martha Klenicky of Silver Lake; nephew, Patrick Loebertmann of Silver Lake; and niece, Helen Loebertmann of Buffalo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alexander and Emily Klenicky; brothers, Henry Klenicky, Joseph Klenicky, and Stanley “Buddy” Klenicky; and sister, Marion (Leo) Loebertmann.
A Mass of Christian Burial took place Monday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake with Father Anthony Stubeda as the celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Family Cemetery in Silver Lake.
There was visitation Sunday, Sept. 27 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with parish prayers at 5 p.m., followed by a CCW rosary.
Honorary casket bearers were Sharon Ardolf, Shirley Fiecke, and Kim Paulson.
Casket bearers were Gerald Harris, Glen Mallak, Richard Paulson, Albert Teubert, and Mike Popelka.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake handled the arrangements.