Victoria Jean “Vicki” Cholke, age 70, of Camdenton, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Missouri.
Vicki was born November 15, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Maxmillian & Stella (Glowniak) Zwierzyna.
Vicki was united in marriage to William John Cholke on May 29, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, and together they shared 48 years of marriage.
Vicki graduated from Steinmetz High School in Chicago Illinois in 1961.
She worked at Mars Chocolate Factory during high school. During her early years of marriage she worked at Walgreens. While residing in Bellwood, Illinois she worked at Red Lobster as a waitress for many years. Bill and Vicki moved to Lake of the Ozarks in 1987 where they owned Greenview Variety Store. Vicki also worked at Full Moon Pizzeria for several years. She was a server at Pizza Hut in Camdenton, Missouri, for the last 13 years. She truly enjoyed her time at Pizza Hut with Rita and co-workers.
Vicki was raised in the Catholic Faith and attended St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Camdenton.
Vicki enjoyed bingo, water skiing, swimming and bowling and spending time with her grandchildren.
Vicki is survived by her two children; Debra Ann O’Haro and husband, Jeffery Shaun, of Sunrise Beach, Missouri and James Arthur Cholke of Carlsbad, California. Her sister Maxine Farbisz and husband, Ted, of Huntley, Illinois, their children Robin, Bryan, Tim and Ted Jr. and their families. Six grandchildren; Kathryn Cholke of Camdenton, Missouri, Jessica Cholke of Eldon, Missouri, Emmily Cholke of the state of Texas, and Kristen, Shaun and Kaitlyn O’Haro of Sunrise Beach, Missouri. Her sister-in-law Rose Shiflett and husband, John, of Meadville, Missouri, and their children John Jr. and Susie Tenholder and their families. Her brother-in-law Carl Cholkeand wife, Barb, and their daughter Vicki Cholke and her son Dale all of Romeoville, Illinois and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Cholke; her son Charles Cholke; and her parents Maxmillian and Stella Zwierzyna.
Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, January 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St Anthony’s Catholic Church in Camdenton, Missouri. The family will receive friends for visitation from 9:30-11:00 a.m. prior to services at the church.
Inurnment will be at Allee Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Camdenton, Missouri.
Memorial donations are suggested to family.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscottfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Camdenton, Missouri.