Hazel Margaret Kralik, the daughter of Robert and Jessie (Shuler) Quinn was born on December 4, 1917, in Creston, Iowa. Hazel entered eternal rest on July 23, 2010, at Creston Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Creston, Iowa, at the age of ninety-two years.
Hazel married Harold Roy Kralik on June 9, 1937, in Creston. They lived and farmed in the Nevinville Community. She continued to live on the farm until moving into Orient, and then in 2004, she moved to Creston Nursing and Rehab. The family is very grateful to the staff at Creston Nursing and Rehab for their patience and for the wonderful care they gave her.
Hazel was a member of the Orient Methodist Church and was a lifetime member of the Williamson American Legion Auxiliary. She belonged to the XYZ Club, Lady Elks and volunteered at the Greater Community Hospital for many years. She also quilted with the Nevinville Ladies Aid for several years.
Left to cherish Hazels memory are her children: Donna (husband Dale) Standley, Council Bluffs, IA; Eugene (wife Carol) Kralik, Creston; and Betty (husband Chet) Abel, Creston; her six grandchildren: Diana (husband Ric) Kowalski, Omaha, NE; Doris (husband Dean) Nicholson, Omaha, NE; Randy (wife Teresa) Kralik, Raymore, MO: Jeff (wife Marcia) Kralik, Creston; Rodney (wife Marla) Abel, Lees Summit, MO; and Brady Abel, Sedalia, MO; her fourteen great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren; her brother-in-law: Bob Herren; two granddaughters-in-law: Patti Kralik, Creston; and Sylvie Standley, Boyton Beach, FL; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceding Hazel in death were her parents; her mother and father-in law: Ed and Mollie Kralik; her husband Harold in 1964; her grandsons: Mike Kralik and Dave Standley; her great-grandson: Jeffrey Nichols; her brothers: Robert Bus Quinn and Wayne Quinn; her sisters: Helen Miller and Mary Herren; and two sisters-in-law; and one brother-in-law.
Memorials may be directed to Creston Nursing and Rehab., and/or Care Initiatives Hospice, and/or Williamson American Legion Auxiliary.
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