She was born on July 18, 1939 in Hobson to Casper R. Polasek and Doris (Lyssy) Polasek. She married husband of 41 years Frances “Frankie” Vajdos on July 30, 1971.
Survivors include her husband; children, Julie Metzger (Joe) of Odom, Texas, Cindy McCord (Pat) of Pflugerville, Laurie Kotara (Randy) of Falls City, Mike Olmstead of Hobson, Mary Kay Duff of Karnes City, Scott Vajdos (Lisa) of Pearland and Kristi Cooper (Jeremiah) of Elgin; grandchildren, Aaron Metzger, Jamie Yasumatsu (Marcus), Megan Doan (Brian), Luke Kotara, Joshua Cooper, Noah Cooper, Keira Vajdos and Connor Vajdos; and by her sister Helen Harwell.
Preceded in death by her parents, her brother Sonny Polasek and by a daughter Lou Ann Vajdos.
Visitation was held on Monday, Aug. 27 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home. A Holy Rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening at Rhodes Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Tuesday Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Panna Maria. Burial followed in the Hobson Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Fabian Vajdos, Michael Vajdos, Jerome Vajdos, Casper Vajdos, Benny Lyssy and Pat Vajdos. Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.