Opal Malecek, 82, of Morgan died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday from 9 until 10:30 a.m.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Morgan. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelsonmartinfuneralservice.com.
Opal Ann Malecek, the daughter of Herman and Cecilia (Kerkhoff) Scharfencamp, was born September 19, 1931 in the family home in Sherman Township, Redwood County. She grew up on the family farm and received her elementary education at St. Michael’s Catholic School. Opal attended Morgan High School and graduated there in 1949.
On April 28, 1951, Opal married Jerome “Jerry” Malecek at Camp Rucker, Alabama. Following Jerry’s discharge from the service, the couple returned to Redwood County and began farming south of Morgan. In 1969, the family moved...