Richard Kosek, 83

Richard C. Kosek, age 83, of Silver Lake, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at Glencoe Regional Health Services from a lengthy illness.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Richard Kosek will take place Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Father Tony Stubeda will be the Celebrant.

A visitation will take place Monday, Jan. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. A prayer service will take place at 4:30 p.m.

Further visitation will take place Tuesday morning, Jan. 29 at the funeral home from 8 until 10 a.m.

Interment Holy Family Cemetery.

Honorary casket bearer will be Ernie Kosek Jr.

Casket bearers will be Gary Kosek, Dale Kosek, Jim Kosek, Loren Kosek, Jamie Miller, and Warren Von Berge.

Arrangements for Richard Kosek are by Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com.

Richard Kosek was born Aug. 7, 1935, in Hale Township, McLeod County, the son of Henry and Elizabeth (Nowak) Kosek.

Richard was formerly employed for Frank Bren Saw Mill in Silver Lake, and also worked for a farmer custom spraying and milking cows.

He was fond of fishing and deer hunting. Richard also enjoyed having coffee with his coffee buddies. He liked going to high school football games and watching the Minnesota Vikings.

Richard belonged to Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.

He is survived by his brothers: Clarence (Doris) Kosek of Glencoe and Jerome (Marlyce) Kosek of Silver Lake; 14 nieces and nephews, 32 great nieces and great nephews, eight great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, and cousins.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Ernest Kosek Sr., and a sister-in-law Stella Kosek.

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