Helen HodnyHelen Hodny, age 85 of Lankin, ND passed away on Friday, July 15, 2011 at the First Care Health Center of Park River.
Helen Hodny, age 85 of Lankin, ND passed away on Friday, July 15, 2011 at the First Care Health Center of Park River.
Helen Pich was born February 3, 1926 in Perth Township, the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Bosh) Pich. She was raised in the Lankin area. Helen was united in marriage to Henry C. Hodny on November 20, 1945 at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bechyne. The couple made their home and raised their family in rural Lankin, ND and later moved into Lankin. Helen became a cook for the Lankin Public School for many years. Henry passed away October 4, 1999. Helen moved to the Good Samaritan Center of Park River in March 2011.
Helen loved to spend time with her family. She was an excellent cook, baker and loved gardening. She enjoyed needle point, cross stitching, jig saw puzzles and doing word finds.
She was a member of the St. Joseph's Catholic Church and Altar Society, Lankin, ND, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and Altar Society, Bechyne, ND and the Lankin Senior Citizens.
Helen is survived by her sons: Charles (Karen) Hodny, Grand Forks, ND; Henry R. Hodny, Grafton, ND; grandchildren: Kenton (Jennifer) Hodny, Kurtis (Cheri) Hodny, Brandon Hodny, Amy (Todd) Flicek, Liane (Jason) Johnston, Jay (Kristin) Hodny; 13 great grandchildren; sister Harriet Kotaska, Manvel, ND; sister-in-law Marie Pich, Park River, ND. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Henry, daughter-in-law Ann (Skafen) Hodny, brothers: Stanley Pich, Donald Pich and brother-in-law Cy Kotaska.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:30 A.M. at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin ND.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lankin. Friends may call at the church on Monday for one prior to the service.
Interment will take place at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery.
An online guestbook is available at www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com
The Tollefson Funeral Home of Park River is in charge of the arrangements.