Regina Tadych, age 98, of Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Sauk Rapids, died Thursday August 23, 2012.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Aug. 27, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Gilman, with the Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Regina Tadych was born July 3, 1914, in Alberta Township, Benton County, to Leo and Pelagia (Urbanski) Chmielewski. She married Benedict Tadych June 21, 1937, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, rural Sauk Rapids. The couple lived and farmed most of their lives in Alberta Township. Regina enjoyed sewing and gardening and canning. She liked to bake and was known for her wonderful baked-goods and pastries. She especially liked traveling with her family. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Gilman Christian Mothers.
She is survived by her daughters; Mary Jane (Marcel) Bursch of Foley, Diane (Jim) Pattock of Foley and Debbie (Danny) Thorsten, Foley; grandchildren, Dean and Kurt Bursch; Jill and Brian Pattock and Chad Thorsten and Carrie Virnig, great-grandchildren, Emily and Grace Bursch; Connor Pattock; Emma, Logan and Liz Thorsten and Benjamin, Nicholas and Jackson Virnig.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Benedict; brothers and sisters, Steve Chmielewski, Felix Chmielewski, Clara Krawiecki, Irene Deppa and Dorothy Lentner.
Foley Funeral home