Obituary for Kenneth Mracek

Ken Mracek, age 80 of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday morning, March 24, 2018. Kenneth Joseph Mracek was born August 19, 1937, on the family farm east of Lonsdale, Minnesota, to John and Josephine (Douda) Mracek. He attended Immaculate Conception School in Lonsdale and graduated Northfield High School in 1955. During and after his education he farmed the family farm in Webster Township. On August 23, 1958, Ken married Loretta Foley at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Faribault. After marriage they made their home on the farm. Along with farming, Ken owned and operated Ken’s Kabinets and […]

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Ken Mracek, age 80 of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday morning, March 24, 2018.

Kenneth Joseph Mracek was born August 19, 1937, on the family farm east of Lonsdale, Minnesota, to John and Josephine (Douda) Mracek. He attended Immaculate Conception School in Lonsdale and graduated Northfield High School in 1955. During and after his education he farmed the family farm in Webster Township. On August 23, 1958, Ken married Loretta Foley at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Faribault. After marriage they made their home on the farm. Along with farming, Ken owned and operated Ken’s Kabinets and Karpentry. Loretta passed away in 2000 and Ken retired in 2001.

Ken was a longtime member of the Church of St. Dominic, a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, and on the Board of Directors for Steele-Waseca Co-op Electric for 18 years. He enjoyed his family, polka music and farming. He was kind, caring, gentle, patient and enjoyed life. He will be missed.

Survivors include his companion, Cathy Malecha; his daughters, Kim (Woody) Loesch of Northfield, Kori (Matthew) McCarty of Bloomington, Karla (Jeff) Althoff of Chanhassen, Karroll Muzzy of Lakeville; 5 grandchildren, Haley and Tyler Loesch, Ari and Chase Althoff, Lexie Muzzy; his sister, Bella (Fritz) Hertaus of New Prague; his brother-in-law, Robert Sr. (Jackie) Foley of Montgomery; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Loretta, his sister Marion Smisek, his brother Jack, and his parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00AM, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Church of St. Dominic in Northfield. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Northfield. Pallbearers will be Robert Foley Jr., Robert Malecha, Chris Foley, John Kubes, Scott Smisek and Mark Malecha. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Kalina and Chico Krenik. Visitation will be 3-8PM, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at the Northfield Ballroom, 1055 MN Highway 3. Visitation will continue at the church on Wednesday one hour prior to the funeral.

Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com

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Funeral

March 28, 2018 - 11:00 AM


Visitation One Hour Before Service
Church of St. Dominic - Northfield
104 Linden St N Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Visitation

March 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 8:00PM

Northfield Ballroom
, Get Directions

Burial

Burial: March 28, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Calvary Cemetery
Calvary Cemetery Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

2 Comments

  1. Peggy Vought

    I am soooo sorry to hear this. (((Hugs)))) to all of you.

    Reply
  2. Gil Mracek

    Sorry about the loss of Kenny.

    Reply

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