CLEBURNE, Texas — Marian Aline Mallett Oleksak, 87, passed peacefully Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.
She was the beloved wife of 64 years of the late Walter Carl Oleksak; loving mother of three sons, Michael C. (Nell Rapport) of University Heights, Carl M. (Shirley) of Burleson, Texas and Joseph C. (Maria) of Cleburne, Texas; loving grandmother of Kyle (Megan) Oleksak of Lakewood, Kellen Oleksak of Culver City, Calif., Joseph W. (Jessica) Oleksak of Aubrey, Texas, Samantha (Chris) Casazza of Waxahachie, Texas, and James Oleksak of Dallas, Texas; and cherished great-grandmother of four, Iris, Olivia, Ivey and Callisto.
Marian was born April 26, 1934, and grew up in Bayou La Batre, Ala. A loving wife, mother and homemaker who raised her family in Youngstown, she devoted her life to her family and friends.
Marian was a remarkable cook who took the time to perfect some of the family favorite dishes, especially nut rolls, pierogies and golabki (stuffed cabbage rolls). She did have one vice, “There is nothing better than a good night of bingo!”
Interment is in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Arrangements handled by Waco Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 6623 South Interstate 35, Robinson, TX 76706, 254-662-1051.