James Lacek, 78
Rapid City, South Dakota (formerly of Minnesota Lake) – James Lacek, age 78, of Rapid City, South Dakota, formerly of Minnesota Lake, passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Rapid City, South Dakota. Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Sept. 25, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Ivanhoe. Burial was at the St. John Cantius Catholic Cemetery, Wilno. Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel in Hendricks is entrusted with the arrangements.
Jim married Janice Skorczewski May 27, 1967 and they were blessed with two daughters, Jeanette and Janelle. Jim farmed until 1982 and then moved to Minnesota Lake where he was a part-time police officer and an over the road trucker. He has gone a lot of miles and has seen a lot of this great country. He retired in 2016.
He is survived by his wife, Janice, of 54+ years; two daughters, Jeanette (Todd Cory), of Delavan, Janelle (Todd Chase), of Piedmont, South Dakota; five grandchildren, Sam Cory, Brandalyn (Derek Michaelis), Calahan Cory, Stephanie (Trevor Weringa), and Mindy Cory; two step-grandchildren, Devon and Dylan Chase; and one great-grandson, Finley Michaelis.