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Lars Alan Jezek

Lars Alan Jezek was born on November 12, 1937 to Louis and Helen (Herman) Jezek on the family farm in rural Hutchinson County, South Dakota. He attended Sharon #81 country school through the 8th grade and went on to graduate from Scotland High School. In 1955, Lars enlisted in the United States Navy and was trained as an electrician during his service. He was honorably discharged in 1959.
On October 24, 1961, he was united in marriage to Sylvia Tucek at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in rural Tyndall, South Dakota. Lars was a hardworking, jack of all trades throughout his life. He often worked as a self-employed electrician locally as well as for pipelines and oilfields. For a time, he was also a general contracting electrician and farmer.
Lars was very handy and fixed everything. He enjoyed hunting deer and pheasants. He also looked forward to sharing stories and polka dancing. He especially loved his dogs. He was a member of the Jelkin-Harms American Legion Post #142 in Tripp.
Lars passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at his home in Kaylor, SD having attained the age of 81 years, 8 months, and 5 days.
He is survived and remembered by his wife of over 57 years, Sylvia Jezek of Kaylor, SD; children: Tom Jezek of Kaylor, SD, Cindy (John) Herr of Tea, SD, Connie (Brian) Tinney of Farmington, MN, and Cheri (Barry) Strombeck of Farmington, SD; and grandchildren: Tanner Herr, Brittany Strombeck, Brett Herr, and Brady Strombeck.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Nyla Vellek, and nephew Michael Vellek.
This obituary was written in loving memory by the family of Lars Jezek.

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Thinking about you Sylvia and your family

Amy Thum Jul 23 2019 5:16 PM

Sylvia and family, we are keeping you in our prayers. Love to you all.

Wayne Fauth and Judie Jul 23 2019 2:10 AM

Sorry for the loss.

Louie Jul 21 2019 5:23 PM

Sylvia and family: So sorry for your loss of Lars. I always remember he had a smile on his face and something funny to say. Sending a big hug to you. He is now at peace in Our Lords Loving arms

Larry and Sylvia Cuka Jul 20 2019 6:25 PM

Sorry for your loss! Prayer to all!

Robert Fuerst Jul 20 2019 5:01 PM

Cindy, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Paula Haight Jul 20 2019 3:28 AM

Sorry for your loss.

Maynard Suess Jul 19 2019 11:18 PM

Sylvia and family, I as so sorry to hear of Lars' passing. I have lots of memories of his stories and of his big heart!

Joanne Ziarek Jul 19 2019 5:15 AM

Sorry for your loss. We will be keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers .

Doug Mikuska Jul 19 2019 4:44 AM

Sylvia and family our sincere condolences! Lars had a wonderful sense of humour and a quick wit. Our thoughts go out to you over the many kilometres between us! Gene Plihal family

Gene & Lucienne Plihal Jul 19 2019 2:50 AM