Luella Eunice <I>Olson</I> Hovitek

Luella Eunice Olson Hovitek

Birth
Hendricks, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA
Death 7 Jun 2006 (aged 92)
Hendricks, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 15152900 · View Source
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Funeral services for Mrs. Eunice Hovitek, age 92, of Gary, SD will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 12, 2006 in the Gary United Methodist Church, Gary, SD.

Mrs. Hovitek passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2006 in the Hendricks Nursing Home, Hendricks, MN. She was the widow of Mr. Frank Hovitek, Jr.

Luella Eunice Olson was born January 28, 1914 in Hendricks, MN, to Louie and Ingaborg (Mary) Olson. Her family homesteaded near Bowman, ND, and she grew up and attended country school there. She came back to the area where she married Frank Hovitek, Jr., in September of 1935. They moved to a farm south of Lake Cochrane in 1937 where they raised two sons and farmed for 40 years. They moved to a house in Gary, SD, in 1977. After Frank passed away in 1981, Eunice moved into an apartment in Gary where she resided until 2004, when she entered the Hendricks Nursing Home in Hendricks, MN. Eunice passed away there on Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at the age of 92 years, 4 months and 10 days.

She is survived by a son, Milan Hovitek, Brandt, SD; four grandchildren, Jeanne Ahlers, Leonard, ND; Amanda Steele, Lennox, SD; Matthew Hovitek, Clear Lake, SD; Aaron Hovitek, Watertown, SD; and by five great-grandchildren, Mica and Malachi Ahlers, and John, Jonas, and James Steele; one sister, Myrtle Peterson, Miles City, MT; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Jr, a son, Ronald and his wife Cindy, and two brothers, Martin and Selvin.

Burial will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Gary, SD. Pallbearers will be: Matthew Hovitek, Aaron Hovitek, Daniel Sorby, Jim Resmen, Harlin Thompson and John Jensen.

The Houseman-Eng Funeral Home in Clear Lake, SD is in charge of the arrangements.


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  • Created by: In memory of Scott
  • Added: 4 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15152900
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Luella Eunice Olson Hovitek (28 Jan 1914–7 Jun 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15152900, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by In memory of Scott (contributor 46776086) .