Emma Zelenka, 97

Emma E. Zelenka, 97, of Montgomery, died on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at the Mala Strana Health Care Center in New Prague, surrounded by her family.

She was born April 22, 1911, in Blue Earth, a daughter of Charles and Emma Hadlick. She graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1929. Emma attended nurses training at St. Mary's Hospital in Minneapolis and graduated as a registered nurse in 1932. In 1936, Emma married James (Jim) Zelenka of Montgomery in a double wedding ceremony with her sister Helen.

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