Obituary for Mary Rezny
Mary Rezny, age 99, of Bemidji, MN died Wednesday, May 05, 2004 at the North Country Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bemidji. Interment will be in Fern Township Cemetery in Becida. Memorials may be directed to North Country Hospice, 3525 Pine Ridge Ave N W, Bemidji, MN 56601.
Honorary bearers will be Amanda Vojak, Shawna Vojak, Michael Vojak, Miranda Vojak, Isiaha Hill and Macayla Olson. Casket bearers will be Randy Vojak, Rick Schlee, Robert Roberts, Jay Benson, Burke Thorson, and Scott Thorson.
Mary Vojak was born on November 16, 1904 in Hodonin, Czechoslovakia, to John and Marie (Houle) Vojak. She immigrated to the United States with her family in 1912. She lived in Chicago until 1917, when she moved with her family to Lake Hattie Township. There she attended Meadow View School. After her schooling she returned to Chicago and worked for Western Electric for one year. Then she moved to Bemidji and worked for the David Parks family for four years. In 1931 Mary married Anton Rezny. They farmed in Lake Hattie Township until retiring in 1980. They had one son, Richard, who lived with them until his death in 1981. Mary enjoyed flowers and gardening. She liked to bake and invite friends and family into her home. She will be greatly missed.
Mary is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, and four brothers.