Margaret Mracek, 89
Mon, 01/07/2019 - 3:52pm admin
Dec. 4, 1929 —
Jan. 6, 2019
Protivin - Margaret A. Mracek, age 89, of Protivin, Iowa, passed away Jan. 6, 2019, at Accura Healthcare Center in Cresco, Iowa.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin, with Father Aaron Junge officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Protivin.
Marge was born near Calmar, Iowa on Dec. 4, 1929, the daughter of William and Regina (Shileny) Mashek. She attended St. Aloysius School in Calmar. On Aug. 29, 1950, she was united in marriage to Leonard A. Mracek at St. Aloysius Church at Calmar. The couple farmed west of Protivin. Leonard passed away in 1995. She then moved to Protivin, where she resided until 2015, when she entered the nursing home in Cresco.
Marge was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters and Domestic Executives. She enjoyed dancing and old time music, crocheting, collecting angels, playing cards, baking rollicky and working at the Mint.
She is survived by two sons, Steve (Elaine) of Florida and Randy (Vickie) of Protivin; two daughters, Julie (Ron) Reicks of Lawler, Iowa and Cindy (Tim) Howland of Protivin; one brother, John (Dorothy) Mashek of Calmar; one sister-in-law, Gayle Mashek of Fredericksburg, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, Tait Mracek, Derek (Bevin) Mracek, Ericka (Ben) Moudry, Laura (Nick) Heims, Nathan Mracek, Tory (Kristi) Reicks, Angela (Chris) VanDuesen, Jason (Jenny) Reicks, Dustin Reicks, Kirk (Nicole) Reicks, Isaiah (Jenny) Reicks and Alisha (Darin) Reicks-Sturgill; 20 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant son, Ronald Lee; two brothers, Stanley and Robert; and a sister, Judy Kuboushek.