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Elsie Bernasek

June 12, 1922 — February 4, 2010

Elsie B. Bernasek, 87 of Axtell, died Thursday, February 4, 2010 at the Life Care Center of Seneca.

Elsie was born to Wesley Sejkora and Marie Svec Sejkora in Virginia, Nebraska. She grew up and attended school at Grant Nebraska.

On November 20, 1954 she was united in marriage to Joe Bernasek in Grant Nebraska. He survives. Joe and Elsie farmed North West of Axtell on the farm where they raised their two children, Kathy and Timothy.

Elsie was a member of the St. Michaels Catholic Church at Axtell and the St. Michael's Guild.

She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Waldon of Tulsa, OK a sister Ann Schmitt of Grant, NE; three grandchildren, Adam, Jerry, Amber and her husband Charles; and a great granddaughter Sophia.

She is preceded in death by a son Timothy Bernasek who died October 9, 1976 and two brothers, Charlie and Jerry Sejkora.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, February 8, 2010 at 10:00 AM at the St. Michael's Catholic Church at Axtell, KS. Father Albert Hauser OSB will celebrate the Mass. Burial will be made in the St. Michael's Cemetery, Axtell.

Casket bearers will be Richard Bernasek, David Schmitt, Randy Schmitt, Gary Lackey, Gary Kabriel and Merlin Macke. Honorary casket bearers will be George Bernasek, Duane Bernasek, Duane Fisher, Dennis Bernasek and John Rundle.

The Rosary will be prayed Sunday evening at 7:00 PM at the St. Michael's Catholic Church.

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