Donald Humlicek, 81

Donald “Don” George Humlicek, 81, of Silver Lake, MN, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Hutchinson Health.

He was born Aug. 30, 1941, in Hutchinson, MN, the son of George P. and Alice Ann (Ardolf) Humlicek.

Don was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Silver Lake.

He graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1959.

Don Humlicek and Sharon Bisping were joined in holy marriage June 15, 1963, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN. God blessed their marriage with three children: Dave, Tony, and Shelly.

Don had his own milk route and bulk milk route. He also worked at the Winsted Creamery for 34 years. He retired in December of 2005.

Don enjoyed camping, traveling, and fishing in his younger years. He was also fond of woodworking, playing cards, and computer games. The highlight of his week was spending each Wednesday night with his family.

He was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church is Silver Lake.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Sharon; children, David Humlicek (Joni Shamla), Anthony (Nancy) Humlicek, and Shelly Humlicek (Brian Nemec); grandchildren, Kyle Humlicek, Mitchell Johnson and special friend Ashley Jasken, Kayla, Brianna, and Leah; as well as other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial Mass of Christian burial for Don Humlicek took place Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Father John Hayes was the celebrant.

Visitation took place Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at the church from 9 a.m. until time of Mass.

Urn bearers were Mitchell Johnson and Kyle Humlicek.

The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com.

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