Bessie Mabel Sedlacek, 108, a short-time resident of the Solon Care Center and formerly of Silver Pines Assisted Living & Retirement Community, Cedar Rapids, died there Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, after a sudden illness. Services were held Saturday, Feb. 28 at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, with the Rev. Sonda Kirsteatter of Olivet Presbyterian Church officiating. Visitation was held Feb. 27 at the funeral home. Burial was in Czech National Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.