Lester Lhotka, age 86, of Silver Lake, Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his residence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, March 28, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, with inurnment at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Silver Lake. Visitation will be at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake on Thursday, March 27, 2014, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM with a parish prayer service at 6:30 PM. Further visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday, March 28, 2014, beginning at 10:00 AM. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers. Arrangements are with the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.