Elroy Milton Picha, 90

Elroy Milton Picha, 90, of Montgomery, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System New Prague Hospital. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 6 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery with Mass of Christian Burial at 2:30 p.m. with Father Victor Valencia officiating. Burial will be at Trebon Cemetery.

Elroy was born on March 11, 1929, at home in Lanesburg Township to William and Hortense (Chromy) Picha. Elroy was a graduate of New Prague High School. Elroy was united in marriage to Joan Shetka on October 16, 1951, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery.

Elroy was a farmer all his life who took great pride in his farm and the equipment he used. He enjoyed tinkering, fixing things, and being outdoors and was a proud member of Pioneer Power.

Elroy is survived by his wife, Joan Picha of Montgomery; children, Karen (David) Kreuser of Jordan, Steven (Rita) Picha of Montgomery, Dave (Colleen) Picha of Northfield, and Michael (Diane) Picha of Owatonna; nine grandchildren, Stacey, Jennifer, Tom, Lisa, Rachel, Stephanie, Chelsea, Tyler, and Tanner; ten great-grandchildren.

Elroy is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Myron Picha.

Arrangements with Schoenbauer Funeral Home, Montgomery, MN. 507-357-6116. On-line condolences may be left at www.schoenbauerfuneralhome.com


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