Marlene Ellen (Prochaska) Pecinovsky

Monday, January 16, 2017 6:03 pm

Marlene Ellen (Prochaska) Pecinovsky, 75, of Protivin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in La Crosse, Wis. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin, with Father Kyle Digmann presiding. Burial is in Holy Trinity Cemetery Protivin. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Protivin, with a rosary service at 3:45 p.m. and a scripture service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation continues an hour prior to the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Marlene was born Nov. 7, 1941, to Clarence and Helen (Hubka) Prochaska in Cresco. She married Donald F. Pecinovsky July 9, 1960, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. From this union three sons were born: Doug, Scott and Ken. Marlene’s boys were her pride and joy and she was always watching out for them. She enjoyed music, spending her time farming with Donald, trying new recipes and cooking large meals for her family and their hired hands. Marlene is remembered for her loving, caring and colorful personality. She loved animals and especially favored cats. She also loved watching the birds outside. Her favorite hobbies included playing cards, going for Sunday drives, mowing the lawn and spending girl time with her friends Elmarie, Aggie, Elva and Miriam. Marlene was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 50 years and a member of the “Domestic Executive” women’s club for 40 years.

She is survived by her three sons: Doug Pecinovsky of Cresco; Scott Pecinovsky of Cresco; and Ken Pecinovsky of Nashua; her sister-in-law Barb Prochaska of Cresco; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Helen (Hubka) Prochaska; her husband, Donald F. Pecinovsky, Nov. 11, 1994; and her brother, DJ Prochaska.

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