The Free Press, Mankato, MN

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