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Mildred Esther Vasek, 91, Silver Lake

Mildred Esther Vasek, 91, of Silver Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Hutchinson Health Hospital.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 25, at Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake.
Honorary pallbearers were Sherilyn Cline, Londa Kokayko, Kimberly Upshaw, Jennifer Schuette, Jill Vasek and Alissa Carlson. Pallbearers were Jake Vasek, Dean Dostal, Beau Vasek, Jeremy Vasek, Andrew Vasek and Michael Vasek.
Interment was in the Grace Bible Cemetery, Silver Lake.
Mildred Vasek was born April 10, 1923, to Leslie and Sophie (Totusek) Dostal in Hutchinson Township, McLeod County. She was baptized Aug. 5, 1923, by the Rev. Edmund Wrbitsky, pastor of the Congregational Church of Silver Lake. She was confirmed in her faith on Nov. 28, 1937, by the Rev. J.J. Yarkovsky.
She became engaged to Leslie Thomas Vasek on Aug. 3, 1942, and on June 29, 1943, they were married at the Congregational Church of Silver Lake. Their marriage was blessed with four sons.
Mrs. Vasek enjoyed baking for her grandchildren and attending many of their activities. She enjoyed traveling and scrapbooking. She especially enjoyed her winter home in Texas for many years. Her love of music continued through her whole life as she entertained her friends at Cedar Crest and Harmony River with her keyboard. She was a lifelong member of the Congregational Church in Silver Lake (Grace Bible Church), a member of the Degree of Honor in Silver Lake, Gideon’s Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 141.
She is survived by her children, Gerald (Susan) Vasek and Randall “Randy” (Julie) Vasek, all of Silver Lake; daughter-in-law, Aurora Rasmussen of Aurora, Neb.; grandchildren, Sherilyn (Arron) Cline, Londa (Paul) Kokayko, Kimberly (Daniel) Upshaw and Jeremy (Kelly) Vasek, Jennifer (Mike) Schuette, Jill Vasek and Michael Vasek, Andrew Vasek, Alissa (Trevor) Carlson, Beau (Mariah) Vasek and Jacob Vasek; great-grandchildren, Kaelyn and Caleb Cline, Owen Vasek and Chyler Vasek, and Andrew and Josh Upshaw; sister, Dorothy (Roy) Lord; sister-in-law, Loretta Dostal; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; sons, Darrell Vasek and Gary Vasek; her parents; infant brother, Harvey Dostal; brother, Irwin Dostal; and sister-in-law, Vera Vasek.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.mareshfuneral