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Lynne Molacek

Lynne Molacek

Lynne Molacek, 66, of Bemidji, died Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

Memorial Mass will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 7, 2014 at St. Philips Catholic Church, Bemidji with Fr. Chuck Huck officiating. Memorial gathering will be 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Lynne Ellen Cronk was born April 29, 1948 in Bemidji, MN to Joe & Bernice Cronk. She grew up and graduated from Bemidji High School in 1966. She met and eventually married Jerry Molacek on April 25, 1970 at St. Philips Catholic Church in Bemidji. In 1971, they moved to Warren, MN where Jerry taught high school and Lynne owned and operated her own daycare. She retired in 2005 after many dedicated years of providing a loving and nurturing environment for many children of Warren. In 2007, Lynne and Jerry moved back to their hometown of Bemidji and to their cherished lake home where they were treated by visits from their loving grandchildren, family and friends. Lynne always had a voracious appetite for reading and learning which would remain with her throughout her life.

She is survived by husband Jerome, Bemidji; sons, Garrett (Kim) Molacek, Milaca, MN and Aaron (Kim Hansen Carlson) Molacek, St. Cloud, MN; grandsons, Logan, Dillon and Logan; brothers, Robert (Joey) Montbriand, Bemidji and Ray (Jodie) Cronk, Red Wing, MN; brother-in-law, Keith Heibert, White Bear Lake. Lynne is preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters, Diane Schmidt and Darlene Heibert

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