Helen D. Bialek
Mass of Christian Burial for Helen Dorothea Bialek, 86, Olathe, was Friday, Dec. 3, at Holy Name Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Bialek died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at Eudora Nursing Center.
She was born May 5, 1918, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Pete and Kathrine Bink Ferstl.
Mrs. Bialek worked in food and beverage service at Muehlebach Hotel and Hotel Phillips in Kansas City, Mo. She held administrative positions for Mutual Benefit Life Insurance until she retired.
She married Stanley J. Bialek on Nov. 23, 1938, in Kansas City, Kan. He died in 1974.
A son, Thomas J. Bialek, died in 1979.
Survivors include four sons, John S. Bialek, Lawrence, Laurence E. Bialek, Paola, Bernard P. Bialek, Leawood, and Richard A. Bialek, Overland Park; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County, 200 Maine, Suite D, Lawrence 66044 or to the church.
McGilley and Hoge Chapel, Overland Park, was in charge of arrangements.