Eileen J. (Brom) ChoutkaFebruary 16, 1918 ~ September 13, 2020 (age 102)
A private family Funeral Service for Eileen J. Choutka, age 102, of Madison, will be Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Madison. Reverend Donna Goltry will officiate. Interment will be at Iowa Valley Cemetery. A public visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Face masks are requested for both events. Resseguie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Choutka passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Countryside Home in Madison.
Eileen Julia was born on February 16, 1918 to Charles and Mary (Storek) Brom in Colome, South Dakota. They lived on a farm between Colome and Winner, SD until February of 1934 when they moved to a farm between Enola and Madison, Nebraska.
She met Edward Choutka at a dance at the Bohemian Hall and were married on March 22, 1939 at the Methodist Parsonage in Madison. They lived and raised their four children on a farm 10 miles west of Madison. In the summer of 1983, they retired and moved to Madison. Edward passed away in 1996 and Eileen moved into the Assisted Living at Countryside Home in October of 2011. She moved to the Nursing Home side in November of 2019.
Eileen was well known for her Bohemian cooking and baking, especially her dumplings, kolaches and houska! She crocheted afghans and covers for many hangars and made many plastic canvas projects. She was a member of the Genesis Circle at the United Methodist Church and loved to play cards!
She is survived by her daughter Mary Ann (Marvis) Wilcox of Norfolk, daughter-in-law Charlotte Choutka of Lincoln, daughter Janet (Tom) Johnson of Basehor, KS, son Elmer (Lynnie) Choutka of Madison, grandchildren Brenda (Tom) Borchers of Madison, Deb (Roland) Meirose of Lincoln, Glen (Sheila) Wilcox of Wahoo, Christy Faller of Lincoln, Mike (Barb) Choutka of Timnath, CO, Lynn Robertson of Grimes, IA, Kathi Ingham of Overland Park, KS, Paula (Matt) Dunham of Portland, OR, Kristi Choutka-Dykstra of Norfolk, Ben Choutka of Norfolk and Kelsey Choutka of Madison, 21 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.
Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son Franklin, and brothers Frank (Stella) Brom of Madison and Eldon (Evelyn) Brom of Sonora, CA.
Memorials are requested to the Iowa Valley Cemetery or Northside Community Center.