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Our Response to Covid-19

With the CDC’s recommendation to limit gatherings to 10 people, Bruzek Funeral Home will follow these guidelines as we face these challenging times. We are committed to helping families on an individual basis to create meaningful services that fall within the guidelines set. Assisting families is a privilege and honor and we know grief does not take a hiatus nor can it be shelved. It is important to honor the lives of those that we love and we are committed to insure that this can happen, while safely keeping families, friends, and our staff safe in these challenging times. We continue to be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We ask that we all take the guidelines seriously as we are “in this together” as a community. If you are experiencing any signs of illness, we ask that you stay home and do not attend any services or gatherings for the next few weeks. Reach out to the funeral home and we will be willing to share your condolences with the family in appropriate ways. As this pandemic unfolds, we are exploring creative ways to meet the very serious needs of grieving families and friends. We are your neighbors and friends and live and work in this community along with you. As people are forced to create services far different from what would occur during a “normal” time, we are sensitive to the reality that basic needs of touch and community contact may not be able to happen. We are, above all, incredibly honored to serve this amazing community and are taking this pandemic seriously.

Recent Obituaries

  • Judie M. Cervenka

    Judie M. Cervenka

          Judith M. “Judie” Cervenka, age 77, of New Prague, died Thursday June 10, 2021 at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, MN surrounded by family.  Judie was born on November 28, 1943 in New Prague to Emil F. …Read More »
  • Jean Malecha

    Jean Malecha

    Georgine A. “Jean” Malecha, age 84, of New Prague, died peacefully at home with her family at her side on Thursday, May 27, 2021.  Jean was born on October 31, 1936 in New Prague to Peter and Lucy (Blesener) Schanus.  …Read More »
  • Michael Schumacher

    Michael Schumacher

    Michael J. Schumacher, age 24, of New Prague, died Sunday, May 30, 2021, after a courageous 2 ½ year battle with cancer at the University of Minnesota Medical Center.  Michael was born on June 12, 1996 in New Prague to …Read More »
  • Betty Sticha

    Betty Sticha

      Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Sticha, age 94, died Sunday May 30, 2021 at NC Little Hospice in Edina.  Betty was a bouncing baby girl, born to Ladimir and Anna (Donnelly) Benes on February 17, 1927,  at St. Patrick, Cedar Lake …Read More »
About Us



A tradition of serving area families with compassion and family values is the hallmark of our full service funeral home.

Bruzek Funeral Home is a family owned and operated funeral home located in New Prague, Minnesota. Founded in 1903 by John F. Bruzek, it is now in the third generation of Bruzek ownership.


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