Posted 10/18/17 (Wed)
Angeline Mrachek, 87, of Rural Alexander, passed away October 14, 2017 at McKenzie County Medical Center in Watford City.
Angeline Yockim Mrachek was born to Steven and Bertha (Schaff) Yockim on March 11, 1930, in Fairview, Mont. Angie was the youngest of nine children. She attended school in Fairview, Mont. and later in Williston, N.D. when she moved there with her family in 1945. Angie worked at the Mercy Hospital in Williston as a nurse’s aide.
On June 20, 1950, Angie was united in marriage to John Mrachek at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Williston, N.D. They celebrated 58 years of marriage and were blessed with five children. The couple made their home near Alexander where they farmed and ranched.
Angie quickly learned the role of a farm wife. Learning to drive was one of her first biggest accomplishments. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and sewing in her spare time when she wasn’t cooking meals or running errands in the field.
John passed away on January 17, 2009. Angie then moved to live with her daughter Mary in Williston and later moved to Rapid City, S.D. for 2 years before returning to Watford City, N.D. where she became a resident of the Good Shepherd Home.
Angie passed away at the McKenzie County Memorial Hospital in Watford City, N.D. surrounded by loved ones.
She is survived by her sons Joseph (Paula) Mrachek and children Jeremy, Stacey, and Jessica Mrachek; Edward (Rebecca) Mrachek and children Kelly (Becky), and Kris Mrachek; Bernie Mrachek, friend Donna, and children Mickel (Kyle) Ross, and Tate (Hailey) Mrachek. Daughters, Anita (Randy) Quale and children Alex (Miranda) Quale, late Jacob Quale, and Marti Quale; Mary (Lonnie) Myers and daughter Lonnie Nicole Myers. Eleven great-grandchildren, Shavelle and Nova Mrachek, Jace and Ella O’Brien, Corbin and Ava Ross, Christian, Travis, and Dwight Mrachek, and Sophia and Blake Mrachek.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 8 siblings, Magdaline Wallace, Minnie Stobaugh, John Yockim, Floyd Yockim, Veronica Ledbetter, Daniel Yockim, Thomas Yockim, Joseph Yockim and grandson Jacob Quale.
Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Watford City is assisting the family.
Her funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church in Alexander. Fr. Brian Gross will celebrate the mass. A Rosary/Vigil service will be held at 5:30 p.m., Thursday in the Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home in Watford City. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Williston, N.D.
Friends may call at the Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home in Watford City on Thursday from 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. and at the church in Alexander on Friday one hour prior to services.