Elizabeth “Betty” Komanec, 88, formerly of Gilman, died Monday, February 26,
2018 at Sacred Heart Hospital-Eau Claire. She was born on January 14, 1930
in Rossford, OH the daughter of the late John and Anna (Cervenec) Prasnicky.
Her family moved to the Gilman area when she was 16 and she married Joseph
Komanec on February 26, 1949 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church.
Betty enjoyed gardening, wildlife watching, ice fishing, sewing, quilting and
polkas. She loved children and took care of many family members over the
She is survived by her children, Joanne (Jeff) Ahlers of Chippewa Falls, Joe
(Lynne) Komanec, John (Donna) Komanec, Rose (Tom) Reyzer and Tina
(Roger) Nichols all of Gilman, Louise Komanec of Woodbury, MN and George
(Roxanne) Komanec of Bloomer, 16 grandchildren, 14 great children, her
sisters, Anna Marie Schueller of Ladysmith, Roseanna Sokolowski of Bruce and
Virginia (Lee) Andersen of Merrifield, MN and two brothers, Tony Prasnicky and
John (Cindy) Prasnicky both of Sheldon. Betty is preceded in death by her
parents, her husband Joe, grandchildren, Brent and Krystal Komanec, brothers
Edward and Joe Prasnicky and sisters Johana and Dorothy Prasnicky.
A funeral mass will be held at 11AM on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Saints Peter
& Paul Catholic Church-Gilman with Father Madanu Lourdu officiating. Burial
will follow in Meadowbrook Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on
Friday at the Gilman Funeral Home with a 7:45 Rosary and visitation on
Saturday morning one hour prior to services at the church.