Louise M. Malecek, age 91, of Hutchinson, formerly of Delano, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017, at the Woodstone Senior Living in Hutchinson.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, September 21, 2017, 10:00 A.M. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson with interment in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be Thursday, September 21, 2017, one hour prior to the service at the church.
Louise Mary Malecek was born on January 15, 1926, in Lidgerwood, North Dakota. She was the daughter of Effner and Myrtle (Riba) Bailey. Louise was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her youth, both at St. Martin of Tours in Geneseo, North Dakota. She received her elementary education in North Dakota and she was a 1943 graduate of the Willmar High School in Willmar, Minnesota.
On April 28, 1945, Louise was united in marriage to Edward V. Malecek at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Lake Lillian. After their marriage, the couple resided in Lake Lillian, Danube, Blomkest, Willmar, and Delano. When she needed assistance with her daily care, Louise moved to Woodstone Senior Living in Hutchinson on November 4, 2015. Louise was a loving mother and homemaker. Louise and Edward shared 67 years of marriage before Edward passed away on December 31, 2012.
Louise was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson and the VFW Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Louise enjoyed cooking, camping, playing cards, sewing and embroidery. She cherished the time she spent with her family. Louise had a special gleam in her eyes for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Louise passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at the Woodstone Senior Living in Hutchinson at the age of 91 years. Blessed be her memory.
Louise is survived by her:
Children, Jacquelyn (Larry) Smith of Hutchinson, MN,
Edward Jr. (Martha) Malecek of Delano, MN,
Theodore (Margie) Malecek of Elizabethtown, KY,
Mary (Alan) Spears of Broken Arrow, OK,
Jean (Don) Hayes of Montrose, MN,
David Malecek and his special friend, Laureen Petersen of Delano, MN,
Terese (Daryl) Foss of Elk River, MN,
Michael Malecek of Delano, MN,
Steven (Hisae) Malecek of Alameda, CA, and
Jon (Patty) Malecek of Maple Plain, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Louise is preceded in death by her Husband, Edward Malecek; Daughter, Patricia Malecek-Rademacher; Grandson, Christopher Smith; Parents, Effner and Myrtle Bailey; Three Brothers; Two Sisters.