Beatrice Caroline Losenicky was born August 27, 1922 in Benton County, Bruce Township, Iowa: the daughter of Herman and Alma (Hark) Obrosk. She attended country school and graduated from Dysart High School in 1942. Beatrice then moved to Cedar Rapids to work for Collins Radio. She was united in marriage to Albert Losenicky on December 1, 1945 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Vinton; he preceded her in death on June 27, 1997. Together, they made their home east of Dysart where they farmed all their married life. Beatrice enjoyed gardening, upholstery, where she taught classes and canning. She raised chickens and sold their eggs. Beatrice loved to play Bingo, music and dancing.
Beatrice passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids at the age of 91. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Albert; a brother Keith Obrosk; a sister Flossie Gravatt and a grandson Joe Carpenter. Beatrice is survived by 2 daughters: Sharon (Duane) Carpenter of Cedar Rapids and Linda (Ronald) Debus of Marion; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters and a sister-in-law. Beatrice will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Also, a special thanks to Windsor Manor in Vinton, West Ridge Care Center and Mercy Hospice in Cedar Rapids.