Mildred Evelyn Dostal, 91, Toledo, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Carrington Place of Toledo under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 12, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael Mescher as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tama. Visitation will be held on Thursday July 12, from 9:30 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama. Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is handling the arrangements.
Mildred was born on May 12, 1921 in Irving, Iowa, the daughter of John and Emma (Hanousek) Kalina. She attended rural schools near Elberon. Mildred was united in marriage to Leo Dostal on Feb. 26, 1946, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama. She had worked at Spooner Grocery Store before her marriage and also later on as her children grew up. Mildred was later the activity director at Bethesda Care Center in Toledo. She was also a Stanley Products dealer after moving to Toledo. Mildred was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama. She enjoyed playing cards, gardening, and going to auctions and flea markets.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Leo in 1984; two brothers, Emil and Milo Kalina; and two sisters, Agnes Kopriva and Sylvia Hala.
Mildred Evelyn Dostal
Survivors include two children, Carol L. (Dan Nichol) Dostal, Marshalltown and Roger (Sally) Dostal of Lincoln, Iowa; three grandchildren, Brian (Stephanie) Dostal, Michelle (Matt) Koch, and Sarah (Jurgen) Block; eight great-grandchildren, Whitney, Gavin, Mason, Cade, Quinn, Elle, Ryder, and Leo; and a sister, Ollie Kopecky, Toledo.
A memorial fund has been established.