Loretta Mae (Hill) Holub, 85, of Marion, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at Salem Home, Hillsboro.
She was born April 4, 1933, in Kanopolis at the family home to Adam and Anna (Shiroky) Hill.
She married Wencel (Jim) Holub on Oct. 21, 1952. Together they had one daughter and three sons.
After graduating from Hillsboro High School, Loretta worked at Greenemeyer’s café in Marion and later attended beauty school in Salina.
Loretta spent her entire married life at home caring for her family. She fed animals and raised a large amount of chickens. She loved baking, especially cinnamon rolls and kolaches.
She would also spend her days gardening and canning. There were many days the family meals were completely farm-raised.
She made all of the kids’ clothes for school plays, organizations, activities, and events.
She always provided large meals at noontime during harvest, and she brought many meals out to the field. She even drove truck for Wencel.
Loretta was a member of St. Anne’s Altar Society and Jolly Workers EHU.
Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Wencel (Jim); her parents, Adam and Anna (Shiroky) Hill; two siblings, Charles Hill and Wilbur Dean Hill; and a grandson, Chad Alexander Holub.
She is survived by four children, Diana of Newton, James and wife Mary of Houston, Texas, Kenneth and wife Clara of Marion, and Wayne of Abilene; five grandchildren, Kendra Hancock, Chase Holub, Adrianna Holub, Taylor Holub, and Zachary Danner; and four great-grandchildren, Raegan, Charlotte, Nikolas, and Elliott.
A rosary will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, followed by mass at 11 a.m. at St. Nepomucene Catholic Church in Pilsen.
Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.
Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or Father Kapaun fund and mailed in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion KS 66861.