Gery Czech, 60

obit---Czech,Gery2Gery Czech, a resident of Little Falls, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 2 at 11:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls, MN with Father Joseph Herzing officiating.  Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery in Sobieski, MN.  Friends may gather from 4:00-8:00 P.M. on Friday, February 1 at Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls, MN and from 9:45-10:30 A.M. on Saturday at the funeral home.  Parish Prayers will be said at 6:00 P.M. on Friday evening at the funeral home.

Gery was born Oct. 11, 1952, in Little Falls, to the late Theodore and Theresa (Posch) Czech. He was raised in Morrison County, and attended Little Falls Community High School graduating in 1970. After high school, Gery worked for Polar Tank in Opole, for a few years. Gery was united in marriage to Bonnie Saehr, July 13, 1974, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Little Falls. The couple made their home in Swan River Township for more than 30 years. Gery farmed in Swan River Township and recently returned to Polar Tank. Gery enjoyed deer hunting with his family, fishing, four-wheeling, attending farm auctions, watching the Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, Gun Smoke and Bonanza, playing horseshoes, hanging out with his kids’ friends and drinking Old Milwaukee beer. He treasured his time spent with his grandson, Braxton. Gery loved his life on the farm.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Bonnie of Little Falls,; children, Tina (Wade) Beach of Vermillion, S.D. and Steven Czech (Michelle Doschka) of Little Falls; grandson, Braxton Beach of Vermillion; siblings, Kenny (Joanie) Czech of Flensburg, Ronnie (Janice) Czech of Sobieski, Karen (Dennis) Piekarski of Blaine, Sharon (Ted) Knopik of Little Falls, Tommy (Pam) Czech of Little Falls, Mary (Michael) Heisick of Holdingford and Debbie (Mike) Klosowski of Little Falls.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Theresa Czech.

Casketbearers were Shawn Czech, Jeremy Czech, Robbie Czech, Neil Polishek, Justin Kalis and Cory Beach.

Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home