Frances K. Muhich
Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Resurrection Catholic Church in Eveleth with Fr. Peter Muhich as celebrant. A gathering for family and friends will be one hour before the mass at the church. Private Interment will be in Eveleth Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Clock/Bell Fund at Resurrection Catholic Church, P.O. Box 586, Eveleth, MN. 55734.
Frances K. Muhich, 103, of Eveleth died Sunday, January 23, 2011 at St. Raphael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth.
She was born on March 1, 1907 in Eveleth to John and Agnes (Prelesnik) Kochevar. Frances was united in marriage to Anthony L. Muhich on July 4, 1925 in Eveleth and they were married for 54 years. She worked as a bookkeeper for the family grocery store and later her son’s drug store. Frances was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St Margaret #1888, Z.A.S. Lodge #1, Auxiliary to VFW Post 1172 and Senior Citizens of Eveleth. She loved to fish, was a crossword puzzle wizard and enjoyed teaching her grandchildren how to bake, sew, knit and crochet. Being the family matriarch of 12 siblings, she took great pride in her family. Family gatherings at the cabin on Long Lake were a favorite time for everyone, beginning with her siblings and carried on thru the generations. Frances was a loving, religious and giving woman.
She is survived by her son, Donald F. Muhich; daughter-in-law, Marge Muhich; former daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Viger; sisters, Anna Kendall, Agnes Ready, Regina O’Donnell, Florence Kochevar; grandchildren, Michelle Muhich, Monica Muhich, Marcia Muhich, Michael (Mary) Muhich, Marcus Muhich, Mitchell (Becky) Muhich, Peter Muhich, Anne (Brett McDaniel) Muhich, Jane Muhich, Mark Muhich, Chris (Murd) Davis, Debe Ginsburg, Stephen (Debbie Tabor) Muhich, Tony (Martha) Muhich and Lisa Muhich; 20 great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony; sons, Ralph A. Muhich and Robert L. Muhich; daughter-in-law Vivian Muhich; grandson Matthew Muhich; sisters, Mary Scales, Rose Bean, Helen Souza; brothers, John, Edward and William Kochevar and other family members.