Theodore Czech, 93

obit-czech-cropped-squareTheodore Czech, a resident of Holdingford, died April 13, 2013, at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany.
The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Theodore “Teddy” Czech, was held Thursday, April 18 at Church of All Saints – St. Hedwig in Holdingford. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Teddy was born Jan. 9, 1920, in Holding Township to Peter and Mary (Trutwin) Czech. He worked with the Civilian Conservation Corp in 1939. Teddy married Irene Chromey, June 21, 1950, in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was a mail carrier for eight years and farmed his entire life. He worked for the Soo Line Railroad for over 17 years and he was also a township supervisor for Holding Township for over 47 years. He retired in 1982. He was a member of the Church of All Saints – St. Hedwig and he was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way.
Teddy is survived by his children, Deborah (John) Binsfeld of Holdingford, Cheryl (Chuck) Barnes of Holdingford, Floyd (Nellie) Czech of Silver Lake, Bonnie (Robert) Soltis of Upsala, Pamela (Donald) Fischer of Albany, Virgil (Sheila) Czech of Holdingford, Loran (Brenda) Czech of Little Falls and Gwen (Al) Seitz of Sauk Center; his brothers and sisters, Marcella (Ed) Hiemenz of St. Augusta, Florence (Victor) Detloff of Melrose, Teckla Scegura of Avon and Jim Czech of Holdingford. Teddy is also survived by his grandchildren; Greg, Michelle, Tamara, Sheila, Jason, Teddy, Cindy, Brian, Tina, Chad, Curtis, Calvin, Craig, Amy, Peter, Joseph, Amanda, Joanna, Jessica, Jenny and Aaron; his stepgrandchildren, Patrick, Ranae, Julia and Thomas; his great-grandchildren; Grant, Keyona, Teddy, Isabella, Christopher, Jazmin, Emma, Ethan, Sarah, Bryce, Evan, Addilyn, Caden, Parker, Preston, Madison, Brady, Nevaeh, William, Wyatt, Ella, Amber, Zoey, Caleb and McCoy.
Teddy is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Irene  July 5, 2011; his brothers, Louis Czech, Frank Czech, Nick Czech, Peter Czech; sisters, Helen Czech, Eleanor Heimenz and Rose Mary Kociemba.
He is also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Terri Soltis and great-grandchildren, Ava Fischer and Bentley Nguyen.