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Anita Dusek 04/25/2022

Anita Dusek, a lifelong resident of River Falls, WI, passed away on Monday, April 25th, 2022, at the River Falls Area Hospital at the age of 70. Anita was born on September 25, 1951. Anita graduated from River Falls High School in 1971. For over 40 years, Anita worked at the River Falls Area Hospital and Kinnic Health and Rehab. Some of her favorite pastimes included traveling, doll collecting, card making, embroidery, and watching her favorite sports teams and game shows on tv. Anita was an active member of St. Bridget Catholic Church. She will truly be missed by her family and many friends. Anita is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Florence; her brother John and his wife Linda; and her sister Barb. Anita is survived by her sister Marlys, and her brothers Tom and Dan (Dewey). Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Bridget Catholic Church with a visitation for two hours prior to the service.
The service was streamed live through the link just below this obituary.  Interment was in St. Bridget Catholic Cemetery in River Falls, WI. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

Click here to watch the recording of Anita’s service


  • Mark J VonBank Posted April 26, 2022 3:34 pm

    Rest In Peace Anita- I will always remember your happy smile and friendly personality.My Love and Heartfelt Prayers, Mark J.VonBank-Park Rapids, Mn.

  • Ron and Karen Johnson Posted April 26, 2022 4:22 pm

    Rest in peace dear friend. Thank you and Marlys for your kindness, generosity and friendship. Such big hearts! You will be missed and loved by many. We will miss your big smile and joking. We hold fond memories of you (and Marlys) close to our hearts. Love you Anita.🙏🙏🙏❤❤❤
    Ron and Karen Johnson

  • Mary Finkelson Posted April 26, 2022 6:12 pm

    You will be missed!

  • pam konieczka Posted April 26, 2022 6:15 pm

    My sincere condolences to the dusek family at the passing of Anita. It was a big shock! She always made me smile and I always happy to be working with her. Anita will be truly missed by all!

  • Bill and Kathy Murphy Posted April 26, 2022 7:08 pm

    So sorry to hear this sad news. May God hold all of you especially close during this time of loss.

  • Linda Johnson Posted April 27, 2022 1:10 pm

    My dear friend, Anita…. i miss you so much already. I know I’ll see you again someday! Until then, we’ll help keep an eye on your sister, Marlys.😊 I love seeing how your family looks after one another. Anita was loved by so many!

  • Whitney Pierce Takaba Posted April 29, 2022 12:26 pm

    Anita left a remarkable legacy of kindness, compassion, and generosity in the River Falls community. She will be deeply missed!

  • Colette Grothe Posted April 29, 2022 9:39 pm

    Anita will be greatly missed by many. She always had time, care, and kindness for others. She shared God’s love with all she knew.

  • corinne schaefer Posted May 1, 2022 12:45 pm

    Was so sad to hear this news

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