Victoria 'Vickie' PirklA funeral Mass for Victoria “Vickie” Pirkl, 96, Dickinson, is 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Dickinson with Rev. Todd Kreitinger celebrating. Burial will follow in St. Wenceslaus Cemetery.
A funeral Mass for Victoria “Vickie” Pirkl, 96, Dickinson, is 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Dickinson with Rev. Todd Kreitinger celebrating. Burial will follow in St. Wenceslaus Cemetery.
Visitation for Vickie is 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson, with a rosary and vigil service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon at Stevenson Funeral Home.
Vickie passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, at St. Luke’s Home in Dickinson.
Victoria Buresh was born Dec. 3, 1916, in Dickinson, the daughter of Frank and Barbara (Marsh) Buresh. She grew up and attended country school in Stark County.
As a young girl, she helped on the family farm, caring for her younger siblings.
Victoria was united in marriage to Laudie Pirkl on May 15, 1946, in Dickinson. To this union, three children, Gordon, Roland, and Karen were born. Together, they raised their children in Dickinson.
Vickie enjoyed cooking, sewing and quilting. She loved to prepare meals and host friends and family in her home. She always had her door open for anyone. Many friends and family are enjoying her quilts and afghans today.
Her specialty, “Grandma’s Cookies,” were looked forward to and enjoyed by everyone. Vickie’s prize possession was her family.
Vickie was a lifetime member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Her faith was very important to her and she always said that was all she ever needed.
Vickie is survived by her sons, Gordon (Leslie) Pirkl of Dickinson and Roland (Janet) Pirkl of Grover Beach, Calif.; daughter, Karen Pirkl of Redding, Calif.; brother, Frank V. Buresh; sisters, Cecelia Black of Bismarck, Emma (Willard) Jaeger of Dickinson, Rose Sadowsky of Dickinson, and Clara Volesky of Helena, Mont.; sister-in-law, Gertrude Buresh of Dickinson; five grandchildren, Benjamin, Erin, Christopher “TJ”, Joshua and Zachary Pirkl; four great-grandchildren, Taylor Pirkl, Jaida Harden, Adam Pirkl and Dylan Pirkl.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Laudie J. Pirkl, brothers, William (Genevieve) Buresh and Tony Buresh; in-laws; Josie and Catherine Buresh, Harold Black, Henry Sadowsky and Robert Volesky.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be given to the Garvin Hall Renovation c/o St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Dickinson.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.stevensonfuneralhome.com.
Stevenson Funeral Home, Dickinson