YANKTON, S.D. — Georgine (Kubal) Suing, 83, Yankton, S.D., formerly of Tyndall, S.D., died March 24, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her family.
A funeral Mass was held March 28 at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Tyndall.
Burial was in St. Leo’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Tyndall.
Georgine was born to Joseph and Lillian (Plavec) Varilek. She attended Blaha rural school and graduated from Tyndall High School. Georgine loved flowers, gardening, canning, baking, crocheting, playing cards and visiting with people. Her favorite color was blue and her favorite flower was apple blossom.
Places of employment included working at Marek’s Café at the age of 16, where she served ten cent hamburgers. Other places of employment included working at the County Extension office, the Corner Bar, Mom’s Picnic Place and Hillcrest Country Club. She married Joseph Kubal June 10, 1959. They were married just shy of 25 years, when Joseph was killed in a farm accident. Georgine married Henry “Hank” Suing Aug. 10, 1985. They were married 34 years.
Georgine is survived by her children, Jerome Kubal, Carrington, N.D.; Julie (Owen) Spurrell, Davis, S.D.; Patty (Mark) Konrad, Yankton, S.D.; Peggy Livingston, Pierre, S.D.; Karen (Dave) Edler, Yankton, S.D.; and Roger Kubal, Lincoln; step children, Shirley (Melvin) Heimes, Wynot; Bob (Pat) Suing, Crofton; Bill (Diane) Suing, Fordyce; Jim (Mary) Suing, Fordyce; Tom (Maggie) Suing, Fredericksburg, Texas; Betty (Myron) Tramp, Crofton; Ruth (Bob) Moore, Scotland, S.D.; Susan (Merle) Tramp, Crofton; Don (Kathy) Suing, Yankton, S.D.; and Chuck (Caroline) Suing, Laurel; 25 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 50 step grandchildren; 51 step great-grandchildren; two step great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret (Jim) Kniffen, Tyndall, S.D.; Marcella (Steve) Wold, Lakeville, Minn.; Mary Jo Bauder, Tyndall, S.D.; and Rosemary (Leroy) Bender, Scotland, S.D.; brother, Joe (Teri) Varilek, Scotland, S.D.; sisters-in-law, Maggie (Bob) Bame, Tyndall, S.D.; Gladys Kubal, Lesterville, S.D.; Jeanette Lammers, Hartington; Margaret Ann Schmidt, Fordyce; Joyce Albrecht, Fordyce; Rose Guenther, Crofton; and Marilyn Suing, Wis.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Georgine was preceded in death by her parents Joe and Lillian Varilek; husband, Joe, April 25, 1984; husband, Hank, July 1, 2019; grandchildren, Amy Suing and Danny Frick; great-grandchildren, RJ and Julieanna Rand and Gerald Osborn; nephews, Ronnie Kniffen, Frankie Varilek and Chuck Bame; daughters-in-law, Nancy Kubal and Cindy Suing; sisters-in-law, Mildred Kubal and Joan Suing; brother, Jim Varilek; and brothers-in-law, Mike Kubal, Edmund Bauder, Donovan Lammers, Stanley Schmidt, Floyd Albrecht, Clarence Guenther, Cyril Suing and Gerald Suing.