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Yezek, Mary Irene (1915 - 1998)


Posted By: Gayle P. Snow (email)
Date: 2/27/2024 at 17:11:54

Mason City Globe Gazette; 1 February 1998

Manly - Mary I. Yezek, 82, of 124 E. Main, died Friday (Jan. 30, 1998) at the Manly Health and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas McAndrew officiating. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Bride Colonial Chapel, 110 E. Spring St.

Mary I. Trainer Yezek was born Feb. 3, 1915, at rural Wheelerwood, the daughter of Jess and Della (Winter) Trainer. When she was six months old she went to make her home with her grandmother, Mrs. David Winter, her Aunt Lillie, and her two uncles, Howard and Elmer, due to the illness of her mother.

She graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1931, and then from Hamilton Business College in 1933. She was employed by the Cerro Gordo Soil Conservation Office for several years prior to her marriage.

In 1936, she was united in marriage to Albie Yezek at Galena, Ill.

Mary enjoyed spending time with her family and her friends. She also liked playing cards and really enjoyed playing bingo.

She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Manly, and the Manly Senior Citizens Club. She also was treasurer of the Manly Taxi Cab Company, and a member of a bridge club.

Survivors include one son, Ronald Yezek and his wife, Charlotte, of Manly; two daughters, Sharon Haag and her husband, Dewey, Mason City, and Mary Staley and her husband, Frank, of Dayton, Ohio; two step-daughters, Sr. Margarite Yezek of Stokie, Ill., and Florence Brown and her husband, Neil, of Memphis, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Tammy Yezek of Manly, Scott Yezek and his wife, Glenda, of Mason City, Dan Yezek and his wife, Lisa, of Plymouth, Sheryl Mariner and her husband, Jon, of Mason City, Dean Haag and his wife, Kyla, of Mason City; seven great-grandchildren, Jacob and Joshua Yezek of Mason City, Bailey, Taylor and Elizabeth Yezek of Plymouth, and Joseph and Kristin Mariner of Mason City; one sister, Nona Wilson of Tucson, Ariz.; and two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Trainer of Mason City, and Hazel Trainer of Northwood.

She was preceded in death by her mother in 1918; her father in 1933; her husband, Albie, in 1969; two brothers, Harold and Lowell; and two sisters, Julie Pedersen and Agnes Eckert.


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