Edith C. Sisel
June 30, 1935 – May 8, 2019
Edith C. Sisel was born June 30, 1935, on the family farm near Dwight to Ludvik and Rose (Helman) Hotovy and passed away May 8, 2019, in Seward at the age of 83 years, 10 months and 8 days. Edith grew up and was raised on a farm near Dwight. She attended Dwight Assumption Grade School and graduated from Dwight Assumption High School with the class of 1953.
On Dec. 28, 1954, she was united in marriage to Leonard L. Sisel at Assumption Catholic Church in Dwight. The couple lived on a farm near Bee. Edith worked at various jobs in Seward. She enjoyed traveling, working with her flowers and gardening, going to casinos and attending her grandchildren’s activities.
Edith was a lifelong member of Assumption Catholic Church, the Dwight American Legion Auxiliary, Dwight Assumption Altar Society, Dwight Assumption Funeral Committee, past president of the Dwight American Legion Auxiliary and Military Order of Purple Heart Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Sisel, on July 20, 2018; parents, Ludvik and Rose Hotovy; brothers, Sylvester Hotovy, Lou and Ramona Hotovy, Leonard and Donna Hotovy and Julius Hotovy.
Edith is survived by her four children and their spouses, Susie Kotera and husband Al of Lincoln, Shari Havlovic and husband Greg of Brainard, Steve Sisel and wife Susan of Dwight and Scott Sisel and wife Angie of Bee; seven grandchildren, Casey Kotera and wife Kristin, Matthew Kotera and wife Chelsea, Shane Sisel and wife Heather, Shelby Schomerus and husband Kyle, Kylee Chapek and husband Brandon, Evan Sisel and Katie Sisel; three great-grandchildren; sister, Arlene Stastny and husband Dennis; and sister-in-law, Connie Hotovy.
A rosary service was held May 12, 2019, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial on May 13 at Assumption Catholic Church in Dwight, with the Rev. Raymond Jansen as celebrant. A graveside service and interment were in Assumption Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dwight American Legion Auxiliary, Dwight Assumption Catholic Church or to the Sisel family for future designation. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zabkafuneralhome.com.