Sept. 26, 1926 - July 13, 2019
Christine C. Palacheck, age 92, of Park Falls, died on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at her home. She was born on Sept. 26, 1926 in Geneva, Michigan, the daughter of Glenn and Carrie (Haviland) Sales. Christine was the valedictorian of her Park Falls graduating class of 1944. On Feb. 14, 1946, she married Vernon “Bert” Palacheck. She was a homemaker and very active with the Evangelical Covenant Church, teaching Sunday school and bible study. She enjoyed walking, bicycling, flower gardening, sewing, and baking and was known for her cookies. Christine was a “mom” to many people and enjoyed children, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by many.
She is survived by her husband Vernon “Bert” Palacheck of Park Falls; six children: Dan “Butch” (Lyn) Palacheck of Forest Lake, Minnesota, Don (Carol) Palacheck of Oldsmar, Florida, Dave Palacheck of Park Falls, Del (Nancy) Palacheck of Forest Lake, Minnesota, Christine “Dolly” (Randy) Rand of Lino Lakes, Minnesota, and Joe (Pat) Palacheck of Forest Lake, Minnesota; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, with one soon to be born; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson, Clark; her infant great-grandson, Andrew; two sisters: Thelma Hilgart and Elma Romine; two brothers: Glenn and infant Laverne Sales; and her daughter-in-law, Elise Palacheck.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Park Falls. Pastor Paul Dischler will officiate.
Interment will follow at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls.
A visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Evangelical Covenant Church would be greatly appreciated.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.