Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:42 pm
Lucille Zahasky, 87, of Spillville died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at the Palmer Lutheran Hospital in West Union. Mass of Christian burial was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Spillville, with Rev. Robert Gross officiating. Organist was Lane Rich. Cantor was Dan Silhacek. The St. Wenceslaus Choir sang “Here I am, Lord,” “Prayer of St. Francis,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” “Goin’ Home” and “How Great Thou Art.” Lector was Brenda Panoch. Eucharistic minister was Barb Mahr. Offertory gift bearers were Jeff, Chad and Alan Zahasky. Casket bearers were Jeff Zahasky, Chad Zahasky, Alan Zahasky, Roger Humpal, Cletus Humpal, Trey Bauers and Danny Sobolik. Interment was at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery in Spillville. Arrangements were handled by Balik Funeral Home in Spillville.
Lucille Loretta (Sobolik) Zahasky was born Dec. 9, 1929, to William and Mary (Kuboushek) Sobolik. She graduated from Calmar High School. Lucille married Melvin Zahasky May 1, 1950, at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Spillville; they lived in Conover until 1996, when they moved to Spillville. Lucille enjoyed mowing her lawn, gardening and shopping at Hobby Lobby. She was a lifetime member of St. Wenceslaus.
Lucille is survived by her son, Larry (Katie Houlihan) Zahasky, Decorah; three grandsons: Jeff (Brenda) Zahasky, Calmar, Chad Zahasky, Decorah and Alan (Jamie) Zahasky, Iowa City; six great-grandchildren: Trey Bauers, Harlie, Garet, Hadley, Harper and Huck Zahaskey; one brother, Leo (Sally) Sobolik, Marion.
Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary (Kuboushek) Sobolik; her husband, Melvin, May 13, 2001; brother, Don (Arlene) Sobolik; and one sister, Darlene Sobolik.