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June 24, 1926 – Saturday, April 10, 2010

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
11:00 AM

Visitation Information

Elizabeth “Eliz” (Libor) Gueningsman, age 83, of Winsted, died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society of Howard Lake. Elizabeth was born June 24, 1926, in Delano, Wright County, to Peter and Mary Libor, one of 17 children born to this union. She married Joseph Gueningsman Aug. 21, 1946 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Delano, and the couple made their home in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with four children. Elizabeth worked at Edco Products in Winsted from 1960 until her retirement in 1994. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Council of Catholic Women, the Winsted American Legion Post 407 Auxiliary, and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, fishing, sewing, canning, and playing cards.

Elizabeth is survived by her children: Bob (Vonnie) Gueningsman of Winsted, Carol (Jack) Harrahill of Crescent City, FL, Jean (Donald) Fasching of Howard Lake, and Rose (Dale) Johnson of Glencoe. She is further survived by her 11 grandchildren: Andrew (Tricia) Gueningsman, Angela (Ron) Jagodzinski, Ryan Gueningsman, Steven Pfeifer, Christian Pfeifer, Guy (Tricia) Pariseau, Josette Pariseau, Trevor Fasching, Jason (Laura) Telecky, Beth Johnson, and Daniel (friend Amanda) Johnson. Elizabeth is further survived by 11 great-grandchildren: Madison and Marit Gueningsman, McKenna and Maggi Jo Jagodzinski, Cooper, Tate, Carson, and Brynlee Pariseau, Elizabeth “Ellie” and Olivia Telecky, and Aaliyah Manley. She is further survived by five sisters and two brothers: Genevieve Annett, Marion Murray, Rosella Hudson, Annette Thielen, Mary Dongoski, Steven Libor, and Paul Libor; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Gueningsman April 25, 2005; parents, Peter Paul Libor Sr. and Mary T. (Kittock) Libor; and siblings Gerard Libor, Edward Libor, Anna Hanson, Lawrence Libor, Peter Paul Libor Jr., George Libor, Clementine Pillatzki, Arthur Libor, and Delores Sikkila; and other relatives.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted at 11 a.m. Fr. Tony Hesse will be the celebrant, and interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted prior to Mass Tuesday, April 13, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Honorary casket bearers will be Elizabeth’s grandchildren: Steven Pfeifer, Christian Pfeifer, Angela Jagodzinski, Josette Pariseau, Trevor Fasching, and Beth Johnson.

Casket bearers will be Andrew Gueningsman, Ryan Gueningsman, Guy Pariseau, Jason Telecky, Dan Johnson, and Ron Jagodzinski.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Pam Hudson

    We share your sadness over the loss of our dear Aunt Lizzy. We hope warm memories and the support of family and friends comfort you in the difficult days ahead. You are in our thoughts.

    Deb Hudson & Rick Pallansch
    Tom Hudson & Sherry Smith
    Pam Hudson
    -Children of Rosie (Libor) Hudson

  2. Carol & Jack Harrahill

    We love you mom. Rest in peace with dad.

  3. Niece Sheila and Tim Freeman

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you heal from your loss. The song….”and she walks with Jesus”…is where she is at.
    The Earthly plain was her home for so long and she touched many lives. God Bless your family.


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