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Elsie B. Bernasek - February 04, 2010


Elsie B. Bernasek of Axtell, Kan. died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at the Life Care Center of Seneca, Kan. She had reached the age of 87.
Elsie was born June 12, 1922 to Wesley Sejkora and Marie Svec Sejkora in Virginia, Neb. She grew up and attended school at Grant, Neb.
On Nov. 20, 1954 she was united in marriage to Joe Bernasek in Grant. Joe and Elsie farmed northwest of Axtell on the farm where they raised their two children, Kathy and Timothy.
Elsie was a member of the St. Michael’s Catholic Church at Axtell and the St. Michael’s Guild. She is survived by her husband Joe, daughter Kathy Waldon of Tulsa, Okla., sister Ann Schmitt of Grant; three grandchildren, Adam, Jerry, Amber and husband Charles; great-granddaughter Sophia, and nieces and nephews including Laurie, David, Randy and Milissa Schmitt, all of the Grant and Venango area.
She was preceded in death by a son Timothy Bernasek who died Oct. 9, 1976; her parents, Marie and Wesley Sejkora and two brothers Charles and Jerry Sejkora.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Feb. 8, 2010 at the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Axtell.