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Mary M. Klocek, 91

Jan 17, 2011

Mary M. Klocek

Wells – Mary Margaret Klocek, age 91, of Wells, died Jan. 9, 2011, at The Shepherd’s Inn, in Wells.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 13, 2011, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, in Wells. The Rev. Mark McNea officiated, and burial was in St. Casimir Cemetery, Wells, Faribault County. Arrangements were with Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home, in Wells.

Margaret was born Aug. 13, 1919, in Minnesota Lake, the daughter of John and Agnes (Osdoba) Latusek. She first married Raymond Chirpich, who preceded her in death. To this union, two children were born. On Jan. 28, 1947, she married Felix L. Klocek, in Wells. Margaret was a homemaker and a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church and the CCW. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilting, playing cards and travel.

Margaret is survived by children, Paul Chirpich, of Magnolia, Texas, Michael (Pat) Chirpich, of Bluffton, Texas, Donald (Pam) Klocek, of Wells, Karen (Richard) Lohmann, of Hugo, Charles Klocek, of Wells, James Klocek, of Freeborn, Richard Klocek, of Berthoud, Colo., Kathleen Klocek, of Hugo, Joyce (Tommy) Piper, of Conifer, Colo., Kathryn (Scott) Sailor, of Wells, and Steven Klocek, of Chaska; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by her husband Felix in 1998; her brother, Phillip Latusek; daughter-in-law, Maureen Klocek; son-in-law, Manny Ferri; and her parents.

Memorials are preferred to: The Shepherd’s Inn – The Shepherd’s Garden, c/o Bobbi Richards, 46 1st Ave. SW, Wells, MN 56097.