Effie KosmatkaEffie Kosmatka, age 85, of Minto, ND, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at the Unity Medical Center of Grafton.
Effie Kosmatka, age 85, of Minto, ND, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at the Unity Medical Center of Grafton.
Effie Byzewski was born September 3, 1923 near Minto, ND, the daughter of the late Roman and Kate (Woinarowicz) Byzewski. She grew up and attended school in the Minto area. Effie was united in marriage to Reginald Kosmatka on June 5, 1940 in Warsaw, ND. The couple made their home in Minto. Effie worked for the Grafton Developmental Center for over 30 years. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Altar Society.
Effie is survived by her husband Reginald of Minto, ND and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Leonard, Florian and Lewis and sisters: Alice, Caroline and Lillian.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 10:30 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Minto.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m., at the Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton. Friends may also call at the church on Thursday for one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.
An online guestbook is available at: www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com
The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements.
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