|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1929|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2008|
Katherine Ann Lesovsky Hadachek, daughter of Anna Frances Barnett and Charles Lesovsky, was born March 10, 1929 north of Cuba, KS. Katherine attended Farmington country school, Cuba grade school, Cuba high school, and Bethany College.
She was united in marriage to Eugene Hadachek on May 25, 1950, and to this union five children were born. Katherine was active in the farming operation with Gene, and was also employed at the Cuba Cash Store and as Cuba's assistant postmaster. The couple moved to Belleville in 1992, but remained active in the Cuba community. She was a member of the Cuba Presbyterian Church, which she attended since childhood. She was a ruling elder, Sunday school superintendent and teacher, youth group sponsor, president of the United Presbyterian Women, church treasurer, and a member of the church quilting group. She will be most remembered for her dedication as a church musician. She began playing piano for Sunday school in the 1940s and continued as a pianist and organist for worship services until her death. She provided music for more than 600 funerals and weddings through the years. Katherine was also a member of the Cuba Veterans Wives Club and the Kansas State Mother's Association. In 1978 she was named Kansas Merit Mother, and served as president and recording secretary for the organization. She served on Republic County election boards for many years, and maintained the address database for the Cuba-Hillcrest Alumni Association. She was also a member of the ZCBJ lodge and Kansas Women's Kansas Day Club. In 1978 the Hadacheks were hosts to an international exchange student, Juan Carlos of Arequipa, Peru. She was an avid quilter and genealogist, and she and Gene enjoyed many bus trips and trips on Amtrak around the United States.
Katherine was preceded in death by her parents; a brother Calvin Lesovsky; her sister Irene Feil; and a grandson, Nathaniel Gene Hadachek. She will be forever remembered by her husband, Eugene of their home; children: Larry Hadachek, Cuba, Merle (Debra), Cuba, Peggy (Curtis) Stoffer, Abilene; Patti (Gerald) Benda, Ludell, Mikel (Janell), Belleville; six grandchildren:. Jennifer (Reggie) Hasenbank, Jason (Rebecca) Stoffer, Abilene, Timothy Hadachek, Manhattan, Jeffrey Hadachek, Cuba, Erica Hadachek and Gary Hadachek, Belleville; four great grandchildren: Connor, Addison, Carson, and Carter Hasenbank, Abilene; her sister Leona Joy, Belleville; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at Cuba Presbyterian Church on Friday, October 21, 2008 at 10:30 AM
Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home
Charles Lesovsky (1894 - 1990)
Anna Frances Barnett Lesovsky (1897 - 1977)
Leona Lorene Lesovsky Joy (1915 - 2011)*
Irene Iola Lesovsky Feil (1920 - 1978)*
Calvin C Lesovsky (1924 - 1925)*
Katherine Ann Lesovsky Hadachek (1929 - 2008)
National Bohemian Cemetery
Created by: Louis Svach
Record added: Dec 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32373429