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Anita J. Houdek

February 10, 2016

Life Sketch for Anita J. Houdek


Anita J. Houdek, 73, passed away on February 10, 2016 at Via Christi-Harry Hynes Hospice in Wichita.


Anita was born on September 12, 1942 in Belleville, Kansas to Louis and Mildred (Shindler) Trecek.


Anita married Dennis Houdek on November 4, 1962 in Agenda, Kansas and they were married for 53 years before her passing.


Anita went to a business college and was a self-employed seamstress. She was an excellent homemaker and the “best grandma ever”. She was a member of Trinity Heights United Methodist Church and a member of various church and social organizations.


She is survived by her husband: Dennis Houdek; children: Douglas and spouse, Beth; Connie Armstrong and spouse, Eric; son: Greg and spouse, Adrianne; three brothers two sisters and six grandchildren: Shelby Homewood, Andy Homewood, Sydney, Cole, Benjamin, Evie and Samuel.


She was preceded in death by her parents; brother: Duane; niece: Amanda; and great niece: Logan; and niece by marriage: Christine.


Memorial Services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, February 13th at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church of Newton. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to greet friends. There will not be a committal service.


A memorial has been set up for Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, 1200 Boyd Ave., Newton, Kansas 67114. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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4 thoughts on “Anita J. Houdek

  1. When your best friend and cousin is only 8 months older and you shared joyful family reunions …..the bond will never be broken, even by death. Anita is a part of me. Her cheerful voice holds a special place in my heart. Dennis and family, Anita lives in you. She has blessed many and will always smile down on you.

  2. Our God told the apostle Paul to record at 1st Corinthians 15:26 that death is an enemy. Our Lord Jesus demonstrated while earth he has power over death. We await the day to see our beloved Anita here on earth again at Jesus call. (John 5:28,29 & Psalm 37:29) Love Russell and Carla

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