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Clarence Smykalski, Columbia Heights

Clarence A. Smykalski, 88, of Columbia Heights, formerly of Silver Lake, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Crestview Lutheran Home in Columbia Heights.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m., at The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. The Rev. Tony Stubeda will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Silver Lake.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jim Noreen, Adam Noreen, Randy Frach, Nick Keocheler, Keith Butcher and Anthony Zelazny.
Mr. Smykalski was born April 17, 1926, east of Silver Lake, on the family homestead. He was the son of Frank and Frances (Bachinski) Smykalski. He was formerly employed as a welder in the Minneapolis area. He enjoyed polka music.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Celia Smykalski of Hutchinson; many cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Hank and Ernie; and by a sister and brother-in-law, Jenny and Martin Yaeger.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.mareshfuneralhome.com.