Welcome to the memorial page for

Evelyn D Kostohryz

November 16, 1922 ~ October 29, 2017 (age 94)

Evelyn D. Kostohryz, 94, of Protivin, Iowa passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center in Cresco, IA.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2017, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin, IA with Father Kyle Digmann presiding. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery Protivin, IA.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 2, at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Protivin with a rosary service at 4:45 p.m. and a scripture service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue an hour prior to the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Evelyn Dorothy Mracek, daughter of Frank J. and Regina M. (Riha), was born November 16, 1922, on a farm near Protivin, IA.  She attended rural country school.  On April 30, 1946, Evelyn married Raymond J. Kostohryz at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin.  Evelyn and her husband enjoyed many years of farming together.  She enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, and canning.  Evelyn was an excellent baker especially kolaches and homemade bread.  She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed playing games and cards with them.  She also liked making them cookies and treats.

She is survived by her children David (Carol) Kostohryz, Janet (Jim) Shelton, and Karen (Gene) Koschmeder all of Cresco, IA; grandchildren Donald (Tina) Vrba Jr. of Dixon, Missouri, Debra (Chris) Ruff of Marion, IA, Dean (Molly) Vrba of Mount Auburn, IA, Deanna (Jason) Dickinson of Cassville, Missouri, Daniel (Rachel) Vrba of Cresco, IA, Carrie (Matt) Meyer of Soland, IA, Michael (Melissa) Shelton of Cresco, IA, Jennifer (Alex) Clement of Stewartville, MN, Angela (Bill) Beck of Denver, IA, and Jason (Heather) Koschmeder of Albuquerque, NM; great grandchildren Meghan (Nick), Jordyn, Isaac, Ian, Bradan, Drew, Mason, Lexus, Alayna, Carmen, Raymond, Chloe, Taylor, Hannah, Dylan, Mea, Zoey, Maximus, Tyler (Rain), Colin, and Grace; great great grandchildren Remington, Carson, and Jackson; sister-in-law Alice Puffer of Ridgeway, IA, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, infant sister Darlene, husband Raymond in 1986, granddaughter Amy, and her brother Daniel (Darlene) Mracek. 

 Service Information

November 2, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hindt-Hudek Protivin

Mass of Christian Burial
November 3, 2017

11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Protivin, IA

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