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Maggie Buresh

June 28, 2018
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Maggie Buresh, 99, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Heritage Specialty Care. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul Catholic Church, Traer by Rev. David Kucera. Burial: St. Wenceslaus Cemetery, Clutier. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday at the church after 10 a.m.

Maggie is survived by her daughter, Bev Buresh of Cedar Rapids; son in law, Jerry VanDerLeest of Newton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph in 2007; daughter, Arlene VanDerLeest in 2008; two brothers; and seven sisters.

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Maggie Buresh

Maggie was born on June 7, 1919, the daughter of Anton and Maggie Chizek Vojtech near Traer, and attended rural schools. On August 12, 1940 she married Joseph Buresh at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in rural Clutier.

Maggie was a wonderful homemaker and farm wife. She liked to cook, try new recipes, spend time fishing, and enjoyed embroidery. She will always be remembered for her love of little kids.

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