Rev. Duane Coates
“How Great Thou Art”
“God Bless the USA”
“I Hope You Dance”
"Battle Hymn of Republic"
Amanda (Tootsie) Rehurek
Joseph Rehurek Jr. was born on Friday, February 25, 1921 near Tyndall, South Dakota to Joseph and Marie (Mazoureh) Rehurek Sr. On Monday, March 4, 1946, Joseph and Margie Hamburger were united in marriage at Methodist Church in Tyndall, SD. Joseph proudly served in the US Marine Corps in the South Pacific and China during World War II. After which he became a member of Simek-Ptak V.F.W. Post #6895. Through the years, he was also a Farmer’s Bell Telephone Company lineman and board member, School District #19 board member, Jackson Township Election board member, and the treasurer of the Czech National Cemetery board. Joseph was a proud American who loved his country and family dearly. Joseph passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Tyndall, SD, having attained the age of 90 years, 8 months, and 11 days.
Joseph is survived by his sons, Larry Rehurek of Kaylor, South Dakota, and Dave (Sheryl) Rehurek of Yankton, SD; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Margie; his parents, Joseph and Marie Rehurek Sr.; his daughter, Colleen Rehurek; his brothers, Edward Rehurek and Frank Rehurek; his sisters, Leona Musil and Marie Kriz; and two sisters and one brother in infancy.