ENTERPRISE –– Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Stroda, age 80, of Enterprise, will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Abilene with Father Mark Wesley and Father Henry Baxa as Con-Celebrants. Mrs. Stroda passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Blaine, Minnesota.
She was born August 17, 1932 in Grainfield, Kansas the daughter of Boniface and Anna (Brungardt) Prewo. She graduated from Grainfield High School and from Marymount School of Nursing. Mary was a registered Nurse for several nursing homes in the Abilene, Enterprise, and Salina area before retiring.
On September 21 1953 Mary married Michael F. “Mick” Stroda in Grainfield. To this union they had four children. Mary was a member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Abilene and enjoyed [painting, flower gardening, and playing bingo.
Mary is survived by her children Lisa Stroda of Blaine, Minnesota, Mary Stroda of Blaine, Minnesota; sons Jim Stroda of Enterprise, Kansas, Steve and his wife Jeanne of Prairieville, Louisiana; and sister Anna Selenke of Oakley, Kansas; five grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Mick on May 16, 1989, 6 brothers, 2 sisters, and her parents.
Mary’s final resting place will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. A Parish Rosary will be 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the family receiving friends following. Memorial contributions may be made to Dickinson County Hospice and may be sent in care of the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 NW 3rd, Abilene, Kansas 67410.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.martinbeckercarlson.com.
(This obituary was written and paid for by the family of Mary Stroda)