Machacek, Bernard G.


Machacek, Bernard G.
Age 79 of Inver Grove Heights
Passed away peacefully at home on April 9, 2014. Preceded in death by wife, Carol; granddaughter, Jessica; brother, Lawrence. Survived by special friend, Georgieann Havlicek; sons, Dan (Therese), Don; daughters, Jackie (Tony) Biljan, Shelly (John) Grosulak; grandchildren, Joe (Laura), Carrie, Marty (Kelsey), Amanda, David, Andy, Jaclyn, Michael, Tom, Gregg & Anna; great-granddaughters, Delaney & Brennan; brothers, Donald (Audrey) & Leonard (Jan); sister-in-law, Faye (Ray) Ahrens; daughter-in-law, Colleen Hegstrom; also many nieces, nephews & great friends. Bernie worked for many years in the meat-packing industry and retired from the University of St. Thomas. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #1088, CACC & North Star Concertina Club. He volunteered for many years at the VFW Post 295 and St. Patrick’s Church. Bernie loved cooking, especially his world famous booya, polka music and dancing, hunting and fishing, spending time up north, but most of all his family. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Tuesday, April 15th, at the Church of St. Patrick, 3535 72nd St., Inver Grove Heights. Visitation 4-8 PM Monday at Roberts Funeral Home 8108 Barbara Ave. IGH. Also 10-11 AM prior to Mass at church. Interment Union Cemetery. Special thank you to Allina Hospice for their loving care.