Dorothy M. Skluzacek


Dorothy M. Skluzacek, age 85 of Lonsdale, passed away April 20, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at The Villages in Lonsdale. Born October 15, 1933 on the family farm in Rice County to William and Elizabeth Hertaus. She went to the Rural Country School for 2 years. She went to St. Wenceslaus Catholic School, then to New Prague High School where she graduated. She married Clarence Skluzacek June 29, 1954.

Dorothy like praying, gardening, canning and baking. She also like putting puzzles together and watching Bandwagon on T.V. at the Villages of Lonsdale. Dorothy worked for the New Prague Community Hospital as a Nursing Assistant for 2 ½ years. She lived with her grandma and walked blocks to work and them became a homemaker and farmed with her husband Clarence.

Survived by her husband, Clarence; children, Roger (Sharon) Skluzacek, Donna (Ken) Kocina, Arnold Skluzacek, Karen (Joe) Korbel and Daniel (Jennifer) Skluzacek; grandchildren; David (Jillian) Skluzacek, Kim Skluzacek, Krissy and Tony Kocina, Steve Korbel, Tracie (Travis) Vikla, Kevin Korbel and Maiah Skluzacek; brothers, Francis and Roman Hertaus; also by other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her son, Dennis Skluzacek and granddaughter, Kacey Skluzacek. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Church, 116 Alabama St. SE Lonsdale, MN. Visitation from 4-8 PM Wednesday at White Funeral Home, Lonsdale, MN (507-744-2368) and also one hour prior to Mass at the funeral home. Interment, Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale.

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