DEATHS: Petrona Kristek, 94

Petrona Kristek, 94, a homemaker and farmer around Ramona for many years, died Aug. 2 at Marion Manor.

The funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 5, at the St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Holy Family Parish, in Pilsen. Father Steve Gronert was the celebrant for the Mass. She was buried in the church cemetery.

She was born June 6, 1906, to William and Mary Stika Klenda near Pilsen. On April 24, 1928, she was married to Leo Kristek, who predeceased her in 1985.

She is survived by a daughter, Evelyn Grogan of Winfield; a brother, Ted Klenda of Tulsa, Okla.; two sisters, Emma Klenda of Pilsen and Alice Klenda of Wichita; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Marion Manor.

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