Mass of Christian Burial for 87 year old Goldiemae Palensky, of David City, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in David City.
Visitation will be held at the church on Sunday from 5-7 p.m., with a 7 p.m. rosary, and on Monday from 9-10 a.m. Burial will be in the Assumption Cemetery at Appleton.
Goldie was born Feb. 14, 1923, in Fremont to Frank and Edna (Diaz) Manzel. She graduated from Fremont High School in 1942. On Feb. 5, 1945, she married Leonard Palensky at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Abie and they lived in the Abie area for many years. Goldie was a member of the Heritage Club in David City and sang in their choir. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society and the Assumption Altar Society. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, baking, dancing, watching her grandchildren's sporting events, and All Star Wrestling. Goldie died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at the Butler County Hospital.
Goldie is survived by her husband, Leonard, of David City; nine children, Connie (Mrs. Duane) Svoboda, of David City, Judy (Mrs. Jerome) Jakub, of Columbus, Leonard Jr. (Loretta), of David City, Julie Chmelka, of David City, Ron (Tracy), of Linwood, Tim (Lisa), of Columbus, Tammy Ehrich, of Fremont, Carman Jorgensen, of David City, and Pete (Re'Nee), of Schuyler; 28 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and brother, Hamilton (Karen) Manzel, of Sonoma, Calif.
She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Renee Palensky; brothers, Marvin and Jack Manzel; and sisters, Mern Pfieffer, Nona Babe and Dorothy Reier.
"Six years, so much has happened in that time. Wish you were still here. We all miss you like crazy, hope you made some kolaches up there for Duanes Birthday Sun. Do hope you all celebrated for him up there. Watch over all of us and keep us in your heart. Love you Mama"
"6 years have gone by mom, and it still hurts as bad, missing you every single day. love you mom"
"Hey mom can't believe you have been gone 6yrs miss you everyday. Always miss you and dad yelling at each other and your smart--- remarks to everyone. Love you and miss you"
"Happy Birthday Mom, miss you so much, you are always in my heart. I hold on to the last hug you gave me. love you mom"
"Can't beleive it's been 4 years, mom. I wish you could be still here, but as days go by it is days closer to you. love you and miss you so much. love,
"Happy Birthday Mom I miss you so much, wish you were still here. love you lots, carmen"
"Happy Birthday mom we miss you alot. Love ya Tim,Lisa and family"