Victoria “Torie” Jaskulka, 95 of Grenville died on August 22, 2015 at Strand-Kjorsvig Community Rest Home in Roslyn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, August 28, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grenville. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
A Rosary will be at 7 P.M. on Thursday at the church. Visitation continues on Friday prior to services at the church.
Donations requested to The Grenville Improvement Group, 333 Potocki Ave., Grenville, SD 57239, St. Joseph’s Cemetery Fund or the St. Joseph’s Altar Society, P.O. Box 191, Grenville, SD 57239 and/or Strand-Kjorsvig Living Center, Roslyn, SD 57261
Torie Jaskulka wanted you to know, “I had a good life. I was always as happy as I wanted to be. Life was too short but loved it.”
Victoria (Torie) Mary (Tuholski, Snaza) Jaskulka was born on December 16, 1919 to Michael and Regina (Wyganowski) Tucholski on the family farm near Grenville, South Dakota. She died , age 95 on Saturday, August 22, 2015.
Torie was a lifetime member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grenville. She married Alex Snaza on October 5, 1937. To this union nine children were born.
Alex died in August 1982 and Torie continued to live on their family farm until 1989 when she married Ted Jaskulka. They made their home in Grenville. Ted died in 1999. Torie continued to live in Grenville where she was a contributing member of the community.
Torie enjoyed raising her family, being a homemaker, fishing, playing cards, traveling (Italy, Canada, Alaska, Washington, DC to Texas) and visiting shut-ins at area nursing homes.
Torie was a member of the Altar Society, The Sacred Heart Society, The Senior Citizen’s Club, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Ladies V.F.W. Auxiliary in Webster.
Torie resided at Strand-Kjorsvig Living Center in Roslyn, South Dakota from February 2013 until her death.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, her first and second husbands, and one granddaughter. Survivors are all her children; Arlene (Ron) Patton of St. Charles, IL, Delores (Del) Carson of Cupertino, CA, Marcy Snaza of Richfield, MN, Larry Snaza of Brooklyn Center, MN, Audrey (Vaughn) Berg of Mendota Heights, MN, Karen (John) Mares of Dassel, MN, Judy (Gunnar) Bankovics of Minneapolis, MN, Charlotte (Mark) Banczak of Mt. Horeb, WI and Daniela (Doug) Morgan of Minneapolis, MN; twenty seven grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; three sisters in California, Helen Wirkus of Playa Vista, Marcy Kalish of Glendale and Addie (Tom) Colsen of Santa Barbara; one sister-in-law, Christine Tuholski of Costa Mesa, CA; nieces, nephews and friends.
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