Elsie L. Feifarek, age 100, of Willmar, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 6, at Carris Health Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, at Svea Lutheran Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home. www.petersonbrothers.com
Elsie Lanae Feifarek was born on July 27, 1919, on the family farm near Svea, Minnesota, the daughter of John and Hilda (Nygren) Hanson. She was baptized and confirmed at Svea Lutheran Church and grew up and received her education in the Svea community. On Oct. 9, 1940, Elsie was united in marriage to Irvin J. Feifarek and they made their home on farms in the Blomkest area. Elsie worked as a homemaker and was also employed at Blomkest Produce, Jennie-O and Evan’s Radiator in Willmar. She was a life member of Svea Lutheran Church. Her hobbies included crocheting, sewing, baking, cooking, crossword puzzles and playing card games.
She is survived by three children, Dennis Feifarek of Blomkest, Shirley Ellingson of Roseville and Byron Feifarek of Blomkest; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, besides other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Irvin in 1971 and five siblings.