Carnations 6

Marjorie Mae (Lhotka) Stritesky

July 15, 1923 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 97)


Marjorie Mae Stritesky, age 97, formerly of Silver Lake passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at The Homestead of Coon Rapids.

She was born on July 15, 1923 in Bergen Township, McLeod County the daughter of Dana and Christine (Friauf) Lhotka.

Marjorie graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1940.

On June 2, 1942, Marjorie M. Lhotka and Guy Stritesky were joined in marriage.  God blessed their marriage with two sons.

While Guy was in the service, Marjorie and her sister, Germaine, went to Seattle, Washington where she started her banking career by getting a job at a bank in downtown Seattle.   Upon returning to Silver Lake, Guy and Marjorie farmed for twelve years until purchasing Henry’s Corner.  It was then that Marjorie started her banking career at Citizen’s State Bank in Silver Lake where she worked for twenty-nine years.

Marjorie was later an apartment manager.

After retirement, Marjorie traveled to Hawaii, Europe, and Australia.

She enjoyed walking.

She was a faithful member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake and was very active singing in the choir, Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, Mariners Club, and Ladies Aid.

Marjorie was also a member of the Silver Lake Legion Auxiliary where she received a 75 year membership pin.

Survived by her two sons: Gene (Lynne) Stritesky of Ogilvie and Gary (Diane) Stritesky of Elk River; eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren; a sister:  Germaine Smutka of Silver Lake; sister-in-law: Margie Lhotka; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Guy Stritesky in 1985, her parents, a brother, Lester Dana Lhotka and by a grandson, Alexander Stritesky.

A Memorial Service for Marjorie Mae Stritesky will be held on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake.   Pastor Carol Chimielewski will officiate.   Jacki Rossi will be the organist.

Inurnment will follow at Bohemian National Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Monday, April 12th from 5-7 P.M. at The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.  Further visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 13th one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorials are preferred to Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake.



Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Marjorie

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Maresh Funeral Home

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


April 12, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Maresh Funeral Home
105 Main Street West
Silver Lake, Minnesota 55381

Additional Visitation
April 13, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Faith Presbyterian Church
108 Main Street West
Silver Lake, Minnesota 55381

Memorial Service
April 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Faith Presbyterian Church
108 Main Street West
Silver Lake, Minnesota 55381

© 2022 Maresh Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility