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 Adeline Ann <I>Cihak</I> Rokusek

Adeline Ann Cihak Rokusek

Dante, Charles Mix County, South Dakota, USA
Death 20 Jan 2013 (aged 98)
Wagner, Charles Mix County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Wagner, Charles Mix County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 115384534 · View Source
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Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 25, 2013 at St. John Catholic Church in Wagner, with burial in the parish cemetery, rural Wagner. Visitation will be at the Crosby-Jaeger Funeral Home in Wagner from noon to 5 p.m Thursday, followed by a 7:00 p.m. Rosary/Wake service at the church.

Adeline Ann Rokusek, daughter of Albert and Mary (Sedlacek) Cihak, was born May 28, 1914 on a farm near Dante, SD. She died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Wagner Community Memorial Hospital. Adeline attained the age of 98 years, seven months and 24 days.

Adeline married George Rokusek on January 15, 1934. Six children were blessed to their union. Together they farmed until 1954 and then moved into Wagner. She worked as a nurses aid at Wagner Community Hospital for 20 years. In 1997, Adeline moved into the Community Villa. George died November 4, 1998. Adeline continued to live in her apartment until she became hospitalized in December of 2012.

Adeline was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, an honorary Altar Society member and a former member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Adeline loved to play Bingo and cards. She enjoyed listening to Czech music, crocheting, baking and visiting with friends and family. Adeline had a love for life which showed in her laughter and genuine love for people. She loved to make and bake things to share with others.

Thankful for having shared her life are her children; 15 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brother; many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends; and special friend, Hattie.

Adeline was preceded in death by her husband; parents; infant brother and sister Helen and Frank; an infant great grandson; and two brothers: Adolph and Albert Cihak.


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  • Created by: Jeanne Pritchett
  • Added: 13 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115384534
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adeline Ann Cihak Rokusek (28 May 1914–20 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115384534, citing ZCBJ Cemetery, Wagner, Charles Mix County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Jeanne Pritchett (contributor 46990964) .