Bessie B. Konecny, 92, of Ely, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. Service was held Aug. 24 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed in Rogers Grove Cemetery, near Ely.
Bessie was born March 27, 1919, the daughter of Joe and Anna (Kubichek) Binko in Ely. She married Charles Frank Konecny on Dec. 16, 1953. Bessie and Charlie farmed in the Ely area all their lives. She enjoyed time spent farming, taking care of her flowers and garden as well as cooking.
Bessie is survived by her daughter, Patty Konecny of Cedar Rapids.