Mary Pekarek

Mary Pekarek

Mary A. Pekarek, age 98, a resident of Foley, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the Foley Nursing Center.
A Mass of Christian Burialwas held Thursday, Dec. 19, at St. Elizabeths Catholic Church, Brennyville, with the Rev. Leo Moenkedick officiating. Burial was in the Parish Cemetery.
Mary Pekarek was born March 22, 1915, in St. Stephen,to Andrew and Agnes (Bicek) Legatt. She married James Pekarek, July 20, 1954, at St. Stephens Catholic Church. She was a life long resident of the Foley area. Mary enjoyed gardening and baking and was famous for her raised donuts. She was a member of St. Elizabeths Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers.
She is survived by her son, Henry (Sue) Pekarek of Foley; three grandsons, Kim (Jon) Lyon, Kenny and Richard and step-grandchildren, Madison Lyon and McKinze Lyon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, James, July 14, 1993; grandson, Stephen; and brothers and sister, Pete, Stanely, Martin, Sr. Agnetta Legatt, O.S.B and special aunt, Katarina Bicek.

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