Claire Ann Osmek, age 77, of rural Glencoe passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis. She was born on May 12, 1942 in St. Paul the daughter of Joseph F. & Genevieve Stoffel. On December 28, 1963, Claire Ann Stoffel and Leo Joseph Osmek were joined in holy marriage at St. Andrew Catholic Church in St. Paul. God blessed their marriage with two sons. Claire was formerly employed as a nurse’s assistant in Hutchinson, at Green Giant and Telex in Glencoe, at a Chiropractic Clinic in Hutchinson, at Hardee’s in Glencoe and at McDonalds in Hutchinson. She enjoyed waterskiing in her younger years. She was also fond of camping, fishing, the cabin on Pelican Lake and casino trips with friends. Claire belonged to Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Survived by sons: State Senator David (Kari) Osmek of Mound and John Osmek of St. Cloud; three grandchildren: Christine and Samantha (friend Brian) and Joseph; other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her husband Leo Joseph Osmek on January 27, 2017, her parents, a brother Dr. Richard C. Stoffel and by her father-in-law and mother-in-law Joseph and Anna Osmek. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Casket Bearers will be Gary Rathmanner, Peter Moller, Ricky Rose, Travis Rose, Brian Wendlandt and Justin Wendlandt. Visitation Wednesday, October 16th 5-7 P.M. at Rosary recited at 6:30 P.M. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.
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