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In Memory of Cecilia C. Vytlacil

Visitation

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday, September 25, 2015 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, and one hour prior to Mass at church

Funeral Services

Mass of Christian Burial will take place 11:00 AM Saturday, September 26, 2015 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson

Cecilia C. Vytlacil, age 84 of Hudson, passed away September 18, 2015 at her residence.  Cecilia was born November 8, 1930 in Prentice, WI, the daughter of Albert and Clara (Ramminger) Manthey.  She graduated as Valedictorian from Prentice High School, the Class of 1948.  After high school, Cecilia worked as a claims specialist for Employees Mutual Insurance Company in Wausau, and later as a secretary for Rhinelander Paper Company.  She was united in marriage to Robert LeRoy Vytlacil on October 9, 1954 at St. James Church in Wausau.  Their marriage was blessed with 6 children:  Mark, Vaughn, Patricia, Thomas, Brian and Lisa.  

Cecilia was a loving wife and wonderful mother, providing for her family as a homemaker.  Growing up in a time where money was tight for her family, Cecilia learned the value of a dollar and the importance of being frugal in raising her own family.  She had a caring heart, often putting the needs of others before herself.  She took great care in gardening, berry picking, and maintaining of their apple orchard.  She enjoyed the labors of canning and freezing.   Cecilia treasured her time doing needlework, and was especially fond of knitting.  Her homemade items were graciously shared with those around her.  She cherished her time with her family in outdoor adventures, such as camping and fishing.  Cecilia’s devotion to her faith was most important to her.  In her earlier years, she was a choir member and was involved throughout her life in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.  Up until her final days canning over 350 jars of jam for the upcoming church fall festival.  

Cecilia will remain in the hearts of her loving husband of 60 years, Bob; children:  Mark (Claranna) Vytlacil of Racine, WI, Vaughn (Joyce) Vytlacil of Ormond Beach, FL, Patty Vytlacil (Bill Baldwin) of San Diego, CA, Tom (Colleen) Vytlacil of Bentonville, AR, Brian Vytlacil of New York City, NY, and Lisa Vytlacil of Rockville, MD; grandchildren:  Christopher, Jonathan, Max and Emma Vytlacil; siblings, Xaviar (Diane) Manthey, Gabriel (Nonie) Manthey, Aurelia (Jeff) Poythress ; nieces and nephews, including special niece, Margie.  She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Sr. Ann Manthey, Mary Powell, and Leo Manthey.  

Mass of Christian Burial will take place 11:00 AM Saturday, September 26, 2015 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson.  A Gathering of Family and Friends will take place 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Friday, September 25, 2015 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, and one hour prior to Mass at church.  Interment will take place at a later date at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner, WI.  Memorials are preferred in Cecilia’s memory to St. Patrick Catholic Church.  

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