Rosella M. Svejkovsky, 95
Published 9:11 am Saturday, May 4, 2019
Rosella M. Svejkovsky, 95, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, passed away peacefully while sleeping on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at St. Benedict’s Center.
Rosella was born on Dec. 4, 1923, in Austin, Minnesota to Louis and Elizabeth (Schoeben) Swehla. She married Adolph “A.J.” Svejkovsky on Jan. 22, 1944, in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. They lived in Austin until 1972, when they moved to Edina, Minnesota. In 1996, they moved to Paynesville, Minnesota. Rosella has been a resident of St. Benedict’s Center since 2005. She was a past member of St. Louis Catholic Church.
She is survived by her children, Carla (Arthur) Debernarde of Fallbrook, California, Gayle (Robert) Sedey of Maple Plain, Minnesota, Jan (Todd) Johnson of Waconia, Minnesota, Mark (Jackie) of Paynesville, Alan of Clearwater, Minnesota, and Lisa (Jon) Schaeffer of Lexington, Kentucky; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
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She was preceded in death by her husband, A.J., in 2007; son, Gary, in 2015; and siblings, Irene Noterman, Lois Beckel and Ronald Swehla.
A heartfelt thank you to St. Benedict’s Center for their many years of loving care and special attention, as well as the more recent care by St. Croix Hospice.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at St. Benedict’s Senior Community Center Chapel in St. Cloud. Visitation will begin at noon on Wednesday at the chapel. Burial will take place in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home of St. Cloud.