Feb. 1, 1923-June 13, 2014
MARSHALL - Mass of Christian Burial for Anita DeSmet, 91, of Marshall will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, with a CCW rosary at 4 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue from 8:30- 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
She died on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Anita Beryl (Polesky) DeSmet was born Feb. 1, 1923, in Balaton, to William and Beryl (Heron) Polesky. She grew up in Balaton and graduated from Balaton High School. On June 13, 1946, she was united in marriage to Henry "Chick" DeSmet. The couple made their home in Marshall and Anita worked as a cashier at the Super Value Grocery Store. She enjoyed playing cards, gardening, following the Minnesota Twins and Timberwolves, and following her grandchildren's activities. Anita was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, the CCW and CDA.
Survivors include her children, Nancy (and Ronald) Versaevel of Sioux Falls, S.D., Thomas (and Linda) DeSmet of Lindstrom, Jayne (and Joseph) Tartler of Hichlands Ranch, Colo., Julie (and Randy) Bahn of Marshall; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry; and siblings, Howard Polesky and Lenice Clark and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Prairie Home Hospice of Marshall.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors