Regina Martha Klimek, 92, of Alexandria, formerly of Millerville, passed away October 15, 2016, at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Alexandria.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Millerville with Fr. Peter VanderWeyst officiating.
Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Arrangements are provided by Lind Family Funeral & Cremation Services, Alexandria.
Regina was born May 12, 1924, to Edmund and Clara (Klimek) Roers in Urbank. She was baptized and attended Catholic school at Sacred Heart Church in Urbank. Regina was united in marriage to Norbert Klimek on February 16, 1944. Following their marriage, they farmed briefly near Evansville and settled on a farm near Urbank. Regina was a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church and was active in the church choir, Christian Mothers, Council of Catholic Women and American Legion Auxillary. She was a news correspondent for the West Douglas County Record. Regina enjoyed polka dancing, taking vacations, gardening, scrapbooking, quilting and especially spending time with babies, children, family and friends.
Regina is survived by two sons, Fred (Wanda) Klimek, Alexandria, Norby Klimek and Lorna of Staples; two daughters, Rosellen (Linus) Korkowski, Alexandria and Marlene Currie of Flagstaff, Arizona; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Conrad (Darlene) Roers and Rolland (Jenny) Roers; two sisters, Dorothy Cihlar and Adeline (Ronald) Gust; sisters-in-law, Elreen Roers, Gert Roers, ViAnn Roers, Margaret Roers, Bernadine Busch; brothers-in-law, Urban Klimek and Clement (Beatrice) Klimek; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister, Loretta Klimek; three brothers, Mathais, Harold and Leonard Roers; brother-in-law, Henry Cihlar; sister-in-law, Diane Roers; and son-in-law, Bernie Danelke.