Agnes Galecka

September 5, 1934 — May 4, 2021

Agnes Galecka

Agnes Margurite Galecka, age 86, of Ovid, MI, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at her home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Cyril's Catholic Church, Bannister, MI, on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 10:00 A.M., with Rev. Fr. Michael Kuchar presiding.  Burial will take place at Ford Cemetery, Gratiot County, MI.  Visitation will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI. A Wake Service will be held at 7 P.M. and a Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 P.M. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Agnes was born in Hazelton Township, MI on September 5, 1934, the daughter of John W. and Agnes K. (Mickulcik) Kuchar. She graduated from New Lothrop High School with the class of 1953. On June 19, 1954, Agnes married Martin J. Galecka at St. Robert's Catholic Church in Flushing, MI.  Martin passed away on November 20, 2011.

Agnes enjoyed sewing, baking, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She attended and was a vendor at many craft shows throughout the Mid-Michigan area. She drove a school bus for Ovid-Elsie School District for 13 years. Agnes and Martin enjoyed going to polka dances and they were D.J.'s on WOES Polka Palace Radio.  She was a member of St. Cyril's Catholic Church and the Altar Society.

She is survived by two daughters: Joanne and Bruce Denovich of St. Johns, MI; Sharon and Marc Livernois of Richland, WA; three sons: Robert Galecka of Elsie, MI; James Galecka of Hawk Springs, WY; Thomas and Shawn Galecka of Elsie, MI. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters: Mary Beldyga, Helen Huebner, and Mildred Cole; and brother William and Rita Kuchar.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Martin, and 5 brothers: Robert, Frank, John, Sam, and Jerry Kuchar.

Memorials may be made to Clinton Sparrow Hospice, 110 E Higham Street, St. Johns, MI 48879 or WOES Radio Station, 8989 East Colony Road, Elsie, MI 48831.  Online condolences can be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com  . The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.

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Past Services

Visitation - with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M.

Friday, May 7, 2021

2:00 - 8:00pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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A Wake Service

Friday, May 7, 2021

Starts at 7:00pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Rosary

Friday, May 7, 2021

Starts at 7:30pm

Smith Family Funeral Homes - Elsie

221 E. Main Street, Elsie, MI 48831

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Starts at 10:00am

St. Cyril's Catholic Church

517 E Main St, Bannister, MI 48807

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