July 15, 1924 - January 8, 2018
Rose Masek, 93, formerly of Valparaiso, died Monday, January 8, in Wahoo. Rose was born July 15, 1924, near Deweese to William and Lula (Petr) Sekora. She graduated from Deweese High School. She was married to Harry Masek on January 8, 1945, at St. Martin's (Loucky) Catholic Church near Deweese. They made their home on a farm west of Raymond until 1963. From 1963 to 1978 Rose and Harry owned and operated Harry's Market in Valparaiso.
Survivors: daughters; Rita (Richard) Muff, Omaha, Loretta (Ron) Kubik, Seward, Mary (Mark) Hardesty, Seward, sons; Dennis (Vernie) Masek, Valparaiso, Dan (Deb) Masek, Lincoln, Bob (Susan) Masek, Agnew, daughter-in-law; Pat Hudnall, Unadilla, sisters-in-law; Genevieve Kobza, Bonnie Masek, Valparaiso, 19 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; Harry, son; Leo, brother and sister-in-law; Edward and Marie Sekora, sister and brother-in-law; Eleanor and Ernie Masek.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. with a rosary to follow on Sunday, January 14, at SS Mary & Joseph Catholic Church, Valparaiso. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at SS Mary and Joseph Catholic Church. Burial St. Vitus Cemetery, Touhy