VERDIGRE — Ida W. Liska, 82, Verdigre, died Oct. 5, 2011, at Alpine Village, Verdigre.
Visitation and a Wake Service were Oct. 14 at the Brockhaus Funeral Home, Verdigre.
Funeral services were Oct. 15 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Verdigre, with Rev. Doug Scheinost and Rev. Rod Kneifl as concelebrants.
Burial was in the Hillcrest Cemetery, rural Verdigre.
Pallbearers were Casey Potter, Christopher Meier, Cody Potter, Camden Liska, Travis Liska and Hayden Liska.
Ida Wilma (King) Liska, daughter of Carl and Ida (Dedlow) King, was born Feb. 6, 1929, on a farm near Creighton. She attended St. Ludger’s Catholic School, Creighton, graduating in 1946. She married Robert Dean Liska Oct. 28, 1947, at Creighton. The couple had five children, Roger, Marcia, Phyllis, Patricia, and Duane. Ida and Robert farmed four miles north of Verdigre,
Ida taught school for one year prior to marriage, and then worked from 1972-2002 as a nursing assistant and medication aide at Alpine Village, Verdigre.
Ida was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Verdigre, and a member of the Catholic Daughters. She was involved with many church activities, and enjoyed traveling and spending time with family.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Liska; children and spouses, Roger and Liz Liska, Republic, Mo.; Marcia and Dick Potter, Valparaiso; Phyllis and Kenny Meier, Hartington; Patricia Liska, Bloomfield; and Duane and Peggy Liska, Verdigre; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Ida was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Ida King; brother, James King and wife, Anna; sisters, Mary Agnes Neyens and husband, Joseph, and Doris Hoferer and husband, Bruce; brothers-in-law, Lawrence Liska, Danny Liska, and Adolph “Junior” Liska.