Marcella Arlene Hudek, 91, of Platte, SD passed away Friday, April 29, 2022 at Platte Care Center Avera. Funeral Services are 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at Mount Funeral Home in Platte. A Committal Service will follow at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Platte. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Marcella’s honor may be directed to: Platte Care Center Avera, PO Box 200, Platte, SD 57369. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through mountfuneralhome.com.
Marcella Arlene (Schulz) Hudek was born on November 18, 1930 to Chester and Mabelle (Shairtef) Schulz in Platte, SD. She graduated from Platte High School 1949 and went on to join her father in farming. On January 15, 1951 Marcella was united in marriage to Jerry Joe Hudek in Platte. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Platte and enjoyed working outside, doing crafts and painting.
Grateful for having shared in Marcella’s life are family friends: Nick and Vicky Herrick of Grenville, SD, Jerry and Betty Van Zee of Platte, SD and thank you to the Platte Care Center staff for all their care and friendship given to Marcella.
Marcella was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Hudek (Jul. 9, 2017); her daughter, Bonnie Jo Hudek (Mar. 24, 1952); her parents, Chester and Mabelle Schulz; a sister, Betty Jo Sutton; her parents-in-law, Cyrill and Anna Hudek; and four sisters-in-law: Hadlaid Hudek, Harriet Hudek, Pauline Hudek and Mary Lou Hudek.