Vida Kosek, age 87, of Brownton, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson, with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 15, 2018 beginning at 11:00 A.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel, until the time of the service.
Vida Mae (Jerke) Kosek was born on August 4, 1931, in Brownton, Minnesota, the daughter of Gust and Katherine (Loncorich) Jerke. Vida was baptized and confirmed in her faith at the Congregational Church in Stewart, Minnesota. She received her education in Brownton and graduated with the Brownton High School Class of 1948.
On July 9, 1956, Vida was united in marriage to Herbert Kosek by the Justice of the Peace in Mason City, Iowa. They made their first home in Hutchinson, later moved to Stewart, and have lived the last 40 years on the family farm in rural Brownton. Their marriage was blessed with three children, Diane, Leann, and Robert. Vida was employed with 3M in Hutchinson for 17 years, working in Production. She owned and operated her ceramic shop in Stewart for many years, and made many beautiful pieces of artwork. She later worked at CSI in Hector until her retirement in 1993. In her spare time she could be found sewing, gardening, or doing stencil painting. She loved spending time with her family, grandchildren, and friends.
Vida moved into the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center in December of 2017. She passed away there on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, having reached the age of 87 years, 1 month, and 8 days. Blessed be her memory.
Vida is survived by her:
Husband, Herbert Kosek of Brownton;
Daughter, Leann Kosek-Hacker and Richard Hacker of Brownton;
Son, Robert Kosek and his wife, Paige, of Glencoe;
Grandchildren: Lane Hacker, Katherine Hacker, Kayla Hacker, Brooke Kosek and fiancée, Chad Thompson, and Dalton Kosek and special friend Hannah Wentzlaff;
Sister-in-law, Grace Kosek of Hutchinson;
nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Vida was preceded in death by her Parents, Gust and Katherine Jerke, infant Daughter, Diane, Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Emil and Pauline Kosek, and many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.