MARIETTA CHVILICEK, Obituary
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HINGHAM/SANTA MONICA, Calif. Sister Marietta (Petronela) Chvilicek, 90, a Franciscan nun, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at an extended care center in Santa Maria, Calif., of natural causes.
A rosary vigil will be held in the Marian Residence today at 7 p.m. with the Mass of Resurrection on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Howard Hall
OSM officiating. Burial will be at the Santa Maria Cemetery.
Petronela was born Aug. 3, 1912, to Frank and Mary (Klabacka) Chvilicek in Pilsen, Kan., the youngest of five children and the first generation to be born in the United States. The family homesteade...