The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 28, 2013

Raymond Valentine Klocek


—  Raymond Valentine Klocek, age 92, of Wells, MN, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Mankato, MN.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 10:30 AM at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013, from 4-7 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Father Thomas Niehaus will officiate and interment will be in St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery. Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN, is in charge of arrangements.

 He is survived by his daughters, Jean Kent and Joan Klocek, both of Owatonna, Lois Klocek of Largo, FL, and Rita (Larry) Hendrickson of Mankato; sons, Dale (Candi) of Alden, Lyle (Cheri) of Harris, and Paul (Dawn) of Wadsworth, IL;  9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Vi Klocek of Ellendale.

 He was preceded in death by his wife Catherine "Katy", his parents, 7 brothers, William, John, Frank, Joseph, Felix, Alfonse and Philip; 3 sisters, Hattie Dulas, Ann Yokiel and Agnes Koziolek, son-in-law: Gerald Kent.