The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituaries

April 19, 2013

Adam R. Smisek

Adam R. Smisek

Adam R. Smisek, 93 of Le Center, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Rivers Edge Hospital in St. Peter. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Le Center Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday, April 22, 2013 at 10 am at St. Marys Catholic Church in Le Center with 1 hour visitation prior at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Center.

Adam was born on April 30, 1919 in Le Center to John J. and Ottilia (Speikers) Smisek. He was united in marriage to Virgie Mary Miller. Adam taught county school, farmed, was a plant manager at Brinktons in Le Center and was also a custodian at Le Center Schools.

He was a member of the VFW and American Legion in Le Center and was Senior Citizen of the Year in 2000. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, cribbage, gardening, reading, word puzzles, bird watching and Pioneer Power.

He is survived by children; John G. (and Susie) Smisek of Le Center, Dorene (and Larry Gartner) Edwards of Le Sueur and Ellen Sue (and Randy) Picka of Morton, 9 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

Adam is preceded in death by wife Virgie, son Donald Smisek, 2 brothers Tom and Ted Smisek, sister Mary Hrdlicka, and parents.

Military Honors provided by the Le Center Honor Guard.

Arrangements are with the Le Center Funeral Home in Le Center. 507-357-6116. www.lecenterfuneralhome.com

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Rachel VanHorn

     Rachel VanHorn, 71, of Amboy, died on Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 25, 2014

  • pauline halvorson.JPG Pauline Halvorson

       Pauline Halvorson, age 98 of Mankato, died on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Oaklawn Health Care Center.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • DeLores Porter.JPG DeLores (Christensen) Porter

     DeLores (Christensen) Porter, Beloved Mother and Grandmother, age 85, of Mankato, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Keystone Communities in Mankato.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donald Schmidt.JPG Ronald "Ron" George Schmidt

     Ronald "Ron" George Schmidt, 66, went to be with his Lord and join his parents in Heaven on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Melba Katterhagen.JPG Melba Katterhagen

      Melba Katterhagen, age 82 of Waseca, died on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Lakeshore Inn in Waseca.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • judy peery 1.JPG Judith "Judy" A. Peery

       Judith "Judy" A. Peery, 73, of Mankato, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Oaklawn Health Care Center.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • Alice Mae Benson

    Alice Mae Benson, age 88, of Madison Lake died on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Hillcrest Health Care Center, Mankato, MN.

    July 24, 2014

  • Lyle Cromer.JPG Lyle Lawrence Cromer

    Lyle Lawrence Cromer, age 82 of Waseca passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Colony Court Memory Care in Waseca surrounded by his family.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pauline Halvorson

    Pauline Halvorson, age 98 of Mankato, died on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Oaklawn Health Care Center.

    July 24, 2014

  • Maynard Lee Peterson

    Maynard Lee Peterson, 93, passed away Tuesday evening, July 22, 2014, at the Lodge on Natchez in Elko, Minnesota.

    July 24, 2014