Friday, May 16, 2014

Betty Lou (Kovach) Palubicki

Betty Lou Palubicki, age 81, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Hospitality Manor, Kenosha. Betty was born in Racine on November 17, 1932, daughter of the late John S. and Barbara (Nee: Szekley) Kovach.

On September 1, 1956, at St. Rose Catholic Church she was united in marriage to Clarence “Clem” J. Palubicki, who preceded her in death on September 19, 2009. Betty was a fabulous cook and party organizer, and enjoyed shopping for others. Above all, she was a loving and devoted wife and mother to her family who will be deeply and sadly missed.

Survivors include her five children, Daniel (Melissa) Palubicki, Diane Matter, Donna (Scott) Hooten, Debra Palubicki, David (Paula) Palubicki, all of Racine; fourteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Kay Dulski of Minneapolis, MN, Delas Palubicki of Perham, MN, Margaret Kovach and Virginia Kovach, both of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her great-grandchild, Nevin S. Matter; brothers and sister, John Kovach, William Kovach, Rudy Kovach and Elizabeth (Albert) Berry.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2014, in Racine at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, 234 2nd Ave SW, Perham, MN, on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 11 a.m., followed by interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staffs of Hospitality Manor and Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care. 

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