Eleanor Mracek, 93
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:08am admin
June 28, 1924 —
March 1, 2018
Lawler - Eleanor A. Mracek, 93, of Lawler, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at her home with her family at her side.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin, Iowa with Father Kyle Digmann presiding. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Protivin. Visitation will be one hour prior to Mass at the church.
Eleanor Kriener Mracek was born June 28, 1924, the daughter of Peter and Mary (Kuennen) Kriener on the family farm near Fort Atkinson, Iowa.
She graduated with her high school diploma from St. Lukes Catholic School in St. Lucas, Iowa. Eleanor was married to Reuben Mracek on Sept. 22, 1947, at St. Lukes Catholic Church, St. Lucas. They farmed near Protivin their entire life. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and used her homegrown fruits and vegetables for canning. Gardening was a great joy, which she looked forward to in the spring. Eleanor also enjoyed sewing, playing cards and making crafts. Spending time with her grandchildren gave her the greatest joy.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, Rosary Society, VFW Auxiliary and The Domestic Executives Club.
Eleanor is survived by her six children, Gary (Dana) Mracek of Onalaska, Wis., Kevin (Cheryl) Mracek of Protivin, Kenny Mracek of Protivin, Mary (Mark) Schoborg of Marshalltown, Ann (Steve) Langlinais of LaFayette, La. and Mark (Sheila) Mracek of Decorah, Iowa; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; her sister, Anita Busta; her brothers, Herman (Greta) Kriener, Conrad (Kathleen) Kriener, Peter (Diane) Kriener and Jerome (Madonna) Kriener; and sisters-in-law Anastasia and Rosemary Kriener and Marge Mracek.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Reuben in 1993; and brothers, Cyril, Ignatius, Leo, Linus, Francis, Lawrence and sister-in-law Pauline; brother-in-law, Leonard Mracek; and sister-in-law, Wilma (Richard Lynch and Don Burkicht).
Online condolences may be left at www.Hindthudekfuneralhomes.com