Gertrude L. Kotecki, age 82, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Clark County Health Care Center. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in the Town of Hixon.
Gertrude was born on November 30, 1931 to Joseph and Lucille (Ceglaraek) Trybula. She was united in marriage to Clarence Kotecki on November 17, 1952.
Gertrude worked for Allen Bradley in Milwaukee, lived in Texas with her husband while he served in the U.S. Army, then farmed with her husband on their family farm until 2003. Since, she has resided at Continental Manor in Abbotsford and the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen.
Gertrude loved polka dancing, fishing, caring for her many farm pets and will always be remembered for the many beautiful cakes she designed and decorated for her family and friends for all occasions.
Gertrude is survived by brother-in-laws, Raymond (Gloria) Wundrow, Frank (Stephanie) Kotecki, sisters-in-law,Josephine Sarafin and nine nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband on December 28, 2004, her parents, her sister, Grace Wundrow on November 14, 2004 and sister-in-law,Josephine Kotecki.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials in Gerturde's name to the Philadelphia Church of God, P.O. Box 3700, Edmond, OK 73083.