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Irvan F. Posusta, 89, of Glencoe

Irvan Ferdinand Posusta, 89, of Glencoe, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Dec. 15, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. The Rev. Tony Stubeda was the celebrant and Alice Nowak was the organist.
Glen Posusta, Gale Posusta, Ron Posusta, Ralph Posusta, Myron Posusta and Lenny Ardolf were the pallbearers.
Irvan Posusta was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Bergen Township, McLeod County, the son of Joseph and Matilda (Emme) Posusta. He graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1943.
On June 25, 1966, he was joined in holy marriage with Margaret F. Brychta at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with two sons.
Mr. Posusta engaged in farming for many years and did custom work for area farmers. He was a fun-loving and hardworking man.
He belonged to Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. He also was a member and a past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Mother Cabrini Council 1841. He formerly belonged to the Farmers Union.
Mr. Posusta is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Margaret F. Posusta; sons, Jonathon (Debbie) Posusta of Lester Prairie and Kenneth Posusta of Glencoe; grandchildren, Derek and Jenaya Posusta; sister, Dorothy Ernhart of Bemidji; brother, Ray (Rose) Posusta of Cokato; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings and their spouses, Lenora (Albin) Pokorny, Wilfred (Florence) Posusta, Myrtle (Donald) Schlagel; a sister in childhood, Evelyn Posusta; brother-in-law, Frank Ernhart; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Pauline (Arthur) Picha, Ann (Bob) Strandemo and Richard Karabensch.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake served the family. Online condolences may be made at www.mareshfuneralhome.com.