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Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
  • Victoria Mary Simek

  • Victoria Mary Simek, 90, Sauk Rapids, Minn., died Friday Aug. 10, 2012, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, in Sauk Rapids.
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  • Victoria Mary Simek, 90, Sauk Rapids, Minn., died Friday Aug. 10, 2012, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, in Sauk Rapids.
    She was born in 1921 to Mattis and Annie (Piecek) Cizler in Petersburg, Va.
    She married Leonard Simek "Sam" on Feb. 14, 1947, in Chicago, Ill. The couple moved to Neosho in 1960 and later, in 2003, Victoria moved to Sauk Rapids. She was a homemaker and took care of her two children. Victoria enjoyed bingo, was very social, and enjoyed being around people, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who were the joy of her life.
    She is survived by son, Leonard Jr. and wife Sharon Simek, Neosho; daughter, Joyce and husband, Dave Schoonover, St. Cloud; sister, Catherine Benda; brother, Mike Cizler; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard, May 7, 2001; half-sister, Barbra Garvie; and a great grandson.
    Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, south of Neosho with Rev. Ralph Walker officiating.
    Family will receive friends at the funeral home in Neosho from 2-3 p.m. Sunday.
    Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
    Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
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