Mary K. Hosek, 79
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:19pm admin
May 25, 1938 —
Feb. 13, 2018
Cresco - Mary K. Hosek, age 79, of Elma, Iowa, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Methodist Campus in Rochester, Minn.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco, Iowa. Burial will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Lourdes, Iowa, at a later date. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home.
Mary Kathryn Rothmeyer was born on May 25, 1938, in Fort Atkinson, Iowa, the daughter of Florian and Kathryn (Backes) Rothmeyer. She attended and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Cresco. In 1969, She married James Edward Hosek Sr. in Cresco. During her working life, Mary managed Casey’s General Store.
She was known for making delicious Sunday dinners. Her door was always open for family and friends to come over and enjoy her cooking. When she wasn’t busy in the kitchen, Mary liked to read, work on crossword puzzles, watch birds and old movies and garden. She also enjoyed gambling, where she could relax and do her thing. Most of all, she loved her family. Her pride and joy was spending time with her granddaughter, Cassie.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Lori (fiancé Roger Wolf) Hosek of Rochester; son, Jim Jr. (Wendy) Hosek and granddaugher, Cassie Hosek, all of Elma; brother, Richard (Lu) Rothmeyer of Bellingham, Wash.; sisters, Norma (Norbert) Holschbach of Belgium, Wis. and Alice Elfner of Virginia; and brother-in-law, Elias Zweibahmer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Hosek; brothers, Jerry Rothmeyer, Kenny Rothmeyer and Dale Rothmeyer; and sister, Dorothy Zwiebahmer.