Joyce Marie Cacka, age 66, of Litchfield, formerly of Silver Lake, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at her home.
There will be a time of visitation for family and friends Friday, Nov. 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato.
Arrangements are with the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home and Cremation Service; www.swansonpeterson.com.
Joyce was born Dec. 5, 1951, in Hutchinson, to Florian and Bernice (Wawrzyniak) Fiecke of Winsted.
She grew up in Winsted, attended elementary school at Holy Trinity Catholic School, and then attended Howard Lake High School.
Joyce was united in marriage to Dennis Cacka April 26, 1969. Their marriage was blessed with three children:, Kari, Jean, and David.
Dennis and Joyce lived north of Silver Lake, and engaged in farming until 1990, when they moved to their present home near Lake Minnebelle in Litchfield.
Joyce had worked at Plasti-Fab EPS Product Solutions, formerly Poly Foam, in Lester Prairie, from April 1989 to August 2017.
She enjoyed collecting owl figurines, and planting a garden and flowers in the spring; her favorite flowers were wave petunias. Joyce also enjoyed puzzles, word search, country music, and watching the Vikings.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 49 years, Dennis; daughters Kari (James) Klima, and Jean (Jason) Horrmann, all of Silver Lake; grandsons Eric Klima, Jacob Klima, and Carl Horrmann; son David Cacka and his family of Hutchinson; brother and sister-in-law Dale and Maggie Cacka; sisters Marlyce (Pat) Fistman and Linda Fiecke; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Florian and Bernice Fiecke; and parents-in-law Edward and Angeline Cacka.