Rosemarie T. Mrkvicka, 67, of St. Paul, formerly of Farwell, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Farwell, with the Revs. Rayappa Konka, Richard Piontkowski, Ray Kosmicki and Tom Ryan concelebrating the Mass. Burial will be in the St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery near Farwell.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, with a 7 p.m. vigil service.
Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Mrkvicka was born on Jan. 3, 1948, at Loup City, the daughter of Arnold E. and Marguerite M. (Schroll) Hurt.
She was united in marriage to Thomas J. Mrkvicka on Nov. 28, 1970, at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. “Tom” Mrkvicka of St. Paul; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marty and Jeana Mrkvicka and Monty and Nancy Mrkvicka, all of Farwell; one sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Dennis Kresha of Columbus; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Rosalie Hurt of Seward and Alfred and Janice Hurt of Loup City.
She is also survived by six grandchildren, Quinton, Brittany, Riley, Thomas, Tanner and Mikayla Mrkvicka; two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, David and Jody Mrkvicka and Carl and Lori Mrkvicka, all of Farwell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Rose grew up on the family farm, 14 miles west of Loup City and attended Sherman County rural schools and graduated from Loup City High School in 1966. She then attended Grand Island Business School and later worked at the Cornhusker Army Ammunitions Plant in Grand Island.
After she and Tom were married they farmed west of Farwell. She worked 20 years for the Sherman County Bank in Farwell, which later became Heritage Bank. She later transferred to the St. Paul branch, where she was still working at the time of her death. In February 2015, the couple moved into St. Paul.
Rose was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and its Council of Catholic Women. She was also a member of Carl Mogensen American Legion Auxiliary Unit 119 of St. Paul and the Farwell Community Club.
She enjoyed reading and baking cakes for her family and many special occasions in the area. She was a very active woman in the Farwell community and dearly loved her grandchildren and attending all their activities.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Delphie Mrkvicka; and her in-laws, Delphie and Delphine Mrkvicka.
Memorials are suggested to the family's choice.