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Irene J. Nemec, 89, of Silver Lake

Irene Nemec
Irene Josephine Nemec, 89, of Silver Lake, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Sept. 4, at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Tony Stubeda as the celebrant.
Casket bearers were Mark Wendolek, Dean Wendolek, John Vacek, Joe Schauer, Bill Schauer and Mike Schauer.
 
Interment was in the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery.
 
Irene Nemec was born Oct. 30, 1925, in Rich Valley Township, McLeod County, the daughter of Emil and Sylvia (Wosmek) Stibal. She attended school through the eighth grade in Rich Valley Township.
 
On June 26, 1944, Irene Stibal and George Nemec were joined in holy marriage at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with a son, Steve.
 
George and Irene Nemec engaged in livestock and crop farming for many years. She also helped at the Sumter Mutual Insurance Company. She was formerly employed at 3M  for 33 years.
 
She enjoyed crafts, cake decorating, gardening and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a faithful member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Glencoe.
 
She is survived by her grandson, Brian Nemec of Silver Lake and his special friend, Shelly Humlicek; a granddaughter, Ann Janning of Hutchinson and her special friend, Tony Olson; great-grandchildren, Kayla Nemec and her friend, Taylor Broderius, Brianna Nemec and friend, Tyler Donnay, Leah Nemec and Mitchell Johnson, Taylor Janning and friend Daniel Probst, and Nathan Janning; Steve Nemec’s fiancé, Pam Wendlandt; sisters-in-law, Arlene Wendolek, Shirley Nemec and Margaret Nemec; brother-in-law, Bob Villnow; and numerous nieces and nephews.
 
She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Nemec; son, Steve Nemec; her parents; and a brother, Ray (Mabel) Nemec.
 
Arrangements were with the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.