Anna Fuksa

The mass of Christian burial for Anna Fuksa, who would have been 96 on her next birthday, will be 10:00AM Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hennessey. Rev. Edward Menesco officiating. Burial will follow in Bison Cemetery. The recitation of the most holy rosary will be Monday evening at 7:00PM in the Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home with Deacon Tony Crispo leading.

 Anna was born April 13, 1924 in Brainard, Nebraska to Michael and Marie (Stastny) Linhart and died Friday, March 29, 2019 in Greenbrier nursing home. She attended grade school in Nebraska until the family moved to Oklahoma where she attended St. Joseph’s Catholic school in Bison.

 On June 4th,  1945 she married Ernie Fuksa and the couple made their home  in Hennessey.  The farmed near the Kingfisher and Garfield County line..Anna worked first, for Williams Dry Goods then later for Marquis Studio and also at Oxford Dry Cleaners the Caboose, in Hennessey.

 She was a long-time member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hennessey. She enjoyed Polka and Square dancing with Ernie. She also loved to play cards and did so until her eyesight failed.

 The family would like to extend a special thanks to  the entire Greenbrier Staff, David Markes and Willard Patocka ……who visited her and brought her the Eucharist.

 She is survived by Alma Reinert, Wilma Fuksa, Karen North, and Patty Savage,….. her god-daughters, two sisters-in-law, Carrol Fuksa and Kay Linhart. and several nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ernie, six sisters, two brothers and one infant brother.

 Memorials may be made through Henninger-Hinson to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Building Fund.

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