Irene Slizoski

12/27/1928 - 7/3/2013

Funeral Service
10:00 AM, 
Saturday, July 06, 2013
Federated Church
2704 15th Street
Columbus,  NE 68601
Pastor Irene O'Brien will officiate

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, 
Friday, July 05, 2013
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 
Saturday, July 06, 2013
Federated Church
2704 15th Street
Columbus,  NE 68601

Roselawn Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
Sign Condolence View Condolences  (5)

Irene Slizoski, age 84, of Sioux City, Iowa, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Casa De Paz in Sioux City, Iowa.

Irene Pauline Slizoski was born December 27, 1928 in Greeley County, Nebraska to Michael John and Anna (Kowalski) Valasek. She grew up in the Wolbach, St. Paul and Greeley area. Irene married Edward Slizoski in February of 1947. The couple lived in Fullerton, Genoa and Tarnov. Irene later moved to Columbus and also lived in the Madison and Norfolk area before finally moving to Sioux City, Iowa. Having 11 children, she worked hard raising large gardens, tending to farm animals and cooking huge meals. She enjoyed ceramics, cross-stitch, playing bingo, going to casinos and Polish music. In her younger years Irene played the accordion and sang Polish music with friends and family.

She is survived by:
Daughter: Elizabeth Kosinski of Sioux City, IA
Daughter: Angie (Jose) Santana of Sioux City, IA
Son: Frank (Pam) Slizoski of Omaha, NE
Son: Emil Slizoski of Omaha, NE
Son: Edward (Deb) Slizoski, Jr. of Monroe, NE
Son: Paul (significant other, Kim Klassen) Slizoski of Columbus, NE
Son: Michael (Melanie Knoepfle) Slizoski of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Michele (Marcus) Collins of Denton, TX
Daughter: Christine (Bert) Staib of Evansville, IN
Brother: Alfred Valasek, Sr. of Genoa, NE
Brother: Mike Valasek of St. Paul, NE
24 Grandchildren
20 Great Grandchildren
3 Great Great Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by:
Parents: Michael and Anna Valasek
Son: Robert Slizoski
Son: Richard Slizoski
Brothers: Leo, Allie, Ed, George and Joseph Valasek
Back to Top

    Home  |  Our Staff  |  Obituaries  |  Pre-Arrange  |  FAQ's  Resources  |  Contact Us