Mary M. Landa, 93, of Ely dies

Mary M. Landa, 93, of Ely died Monday, October 26, 2015 at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital.
She was born on July 8, 1922 in Morse Township to John and Mary (Shober) Tekavec and had been a life long Ely resident, graduating from the Ely High School.
Mary was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, KSKJ Lodge, Slovenian Women and the VFW auxiliary, all of Ely. She worked as a baker at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital.
She is survived by three granddaughters: Heather (Noel) Kleindl of Mount Pleasant, TX, Missy (Jason) Mohn of Minnetonka, MN and Amy (Derron Parker) Radford of Minneapolis, MN; eight grandchildren: Courtney, Colton, Drake, Griffin, Micah, Sarah, Hannah and Aleyah; a brother, John (Paulette) Tekavec of Ely; son-in-law Paul Radford of International Falls, MN and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Landa; son Donald Landa; daughter Geraldine Radford and sister Ann Robich.
Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Ely with Rev. Fr. Bill Skarich as celebrant. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be in the Ely Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Landmark Funeral Home of Virginia.