Vernita J. Stejskal, 88, of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Services were held May 16 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed in the Czech National Cemetery.
Vernita was born Jan. 23, 1924, in rural Ely, the daughter of John and Blanche (Suchomel) Lnenicka. She married George Stejskal on Feb. 25, 1941, in Cedar Raids. She worked at Wilson’s Packing, Collins Radio and Quaker Oats, and was the manager at Dairy Maid when she retired.
Local survivors include her daughter, Lana Jean (Dennis) Cobb of Solon.