Susanne S. Horejsi, 71

Susanne “Susie” Sharon Horejsi, age 71, of Silver Lake, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.

She was born in Cokato, Jan. 18, 1949, the daughter of Emil and Agnes (Haekenkamp) Kautz.

Susie Kautz married David A. Horejsi Sept. 28, 1974, at St. Adalbert’s Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with two daughters.

Susie was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. She also belonged to American Legion Post 141 Auxiliary, and to the Women’s Club.

Susie liked her flowers and loved her grandchildren. She was a big Elvis fan. Susie enjoyed puzzles, camping, bowling, garage sales, polka dancing, going to the casino, and playing bingo with friends. She made lots of kolaches, too. Susie was employed for 40 years at 3M in Hutchinson.

She is survived by her loving husband, David; daughters: Sharon (Scott) Grivna, and Karen (Jim) Klatt, all of Silver Lake; grandchildren: Jennessa and Kallyssa Klatt; Justin (Whitney) Olsen; Taylor (Jason) Morris; Ryan Olsen; Jacob Grivna and Justin Grivna; great-grandchildren: Steven and Olivia Morris; siblings: Larry (Kathleen) Kautz of Cokato; Dale (Joanne) Kautz, and Linda (Randy) Nelson, all of Silver Lake; many other relatives, and friends.

Susie was preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Agnes Kautz.

A Mass of Christian burial took place Monday, Sept. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Father John Hayes was the celebrant, and interment followed at Holy Family Cemetery.

A visitation took place Monday, Sept. 7, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.

Casket bearers were Justin Olsen, Justin Grivna, Jason Morris, Jason Kautz, Mark Mallak, and Bill Hlavka.

Maresh Funeral Home, Silver Lake served the family. Online condolences can be made at www.mareshfuneralhome.com.

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