Arlene Simek

Dates

August 4, 1930 - May 22, 2019

Obituary

Arlene Simek, 88, Mitchell died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, May 29 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in St. Leo Catholic Cemetery at Tyndall. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time of service at the church. Arrangements are with the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

Arlene Simek was born August 4, 1930, at Gary, SD to Aaron and Margaret (Mohr) Nelson. She graduated from South Dakota State University with a BS Degree in Home Economics in 1953 and her MS Degree in 1961. On December 26, 1956, she married Melvin Simek at Tyndall, SD. Arlene taught home economics and supervised student teachers in schools for 35 years. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters, South Dakota, and National Home Economics Association and past member of the Lioness Club and Delta Kappa Gama.

She is survived by her husband, Melvin, son, Jeffrey (Nancy) Simek, three grandchildren: Vinny, Jenna and Laura and one great-great-grandchild, Brantley all residing in the Kansas City area and seven nieces and nephews in CO.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Mardell Smith.


Visitation(s)

Date
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 W Cedar Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Service

Date
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 W Cedar Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Cemetery

St. Leo Catholic Cemetery
Tyndall, SD


Posted by Linda Heath on August 30, 2019
I am only just now seeing this. Melvin I am so very sirry for your loss.
Posted by Rod Hall on May 25, 2019
My daughters enjoyed having her for a teacher at Alexandria (Hanson). mel my thoughts are with you and yours.
Posted by Sheri Andersen on May 25, 2019
She was one of the most caring woman I have been proud to know! God gave us another angel to guide us from above! Rest In Peace my friend.
Posted by Julie Koth on May 24, 2019
I just met Arlene recently when my Mom was at Avera Brady Rehab. She made an immediate impression on me. A beautiful caring person. My condolences.
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