Stanley R. Bazarko
Stanley R.Bazarko, 79, of Whiting,IN passed away Wednesday, January 5,2000,
at the St.Margaret Mercy Health Care Center, Hammond. He is survived by his
beloved wife of 56 years, Marcella (nee Requarth); two sons,Larry
(Gail) Bazarko of Highland and Ray (Linda) Bazarko of Munster; daughter,
Cheryl (Robert) Roach of Highland; seven grandchildren, Allison, Tracey, and
Jeff Bazarko, Susan (Ron) Jaracz, Tom Ogrentz, Tony and David Bazarko; brother,
Anthony (late Helen) Bazarko
of Whiting; two sisters, Sarah (George) Gerenda of Whiting and Josephine (late
Phil) Stasiak of Elmhurst, IL; mother in law, Opal Requarth of Hammond; sister
in law , Marjorie (late Frank) Strbjak of Whiting; brother in law, Donald
Requarth of Des Plaines,IL;
many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by three brothers, Al, John and
Bernard and two sisters, Jean Plant and Francine Cady.
Funeral services will be held Saturdeay, January 8,2000, 9:30 am at the Baran
Funeral Home,1235 119th Street,Whiting, a Mass
of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am at St.John the Baptist Catholic
Church Whiting with Rev.Matthew Jozefiak, C.PPS. officiating. Interment,
St.John Cemetery,Hammond. Visitation at the funral home Friday 2 to 5 and 7 to
9 p.m. Members of the parish
will offer prayers at the funeral home Friday at 4 p.m.
Mr. Bazarko as a lifelong resident of Whiting, a member of St.John the
Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting, a World War II Marine Corps veteran and a
former employee of Sinclair (Arco) Research
Lab, Harvey, IL with a service of 18 years and was a former owner of Huehn Tap
of Hammond. 219-659-4400..
Donald M. Blastick
Donald M. Blastick,72, late of Munster,Indiana, formerly of Whiting, passed
3, 2000. Beloved son of (late) Michael and (late) Marie (nee Tokarz); cherished
husband of Clare V. (nee) Grabowski; devoted father of Lynn L. Blastick of
Munster, Mary M. Blastick of Munster and M. Scott Blastick of Munster; loving
brother of Florence (Harry)
Zuvich of Hammond, Robert Blastick of Florida , (late) Richard (Lillian)
Blastick of Hammond; dearest grandfather of Celeste M. Lindley of Munster and
Whitney R. Lindley of Munster; fond uncle of numerous nieces and nephews.
Donald Blastick was a Navy Veteran
of World War II, member of the Indiana Sheriffs Association, retiree of Amoco
Oil, Associate Member of F.O.P. Lodge 147,and the American Legion Post 0428
whose members will hold services on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Friends are invited to
meet with the family in the Ruzich Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m.
and 7 to 9 p.m. Father Rakoczy will offer prayers in the funeral home at 4 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 7,2000, at 11:30 a.m. from
Funeral Home, 2031 Indianapolis Blvd., Whiting, Indiana to St. Adalbert
Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 Noon with Rev. Walter
Rakoczy officiating. Interment, private. In lieu of flowers, contributions to
the Hospice of Calumet Region
and St. Adalbert Catholic Church would be appreciated. For additional details
regarding funeral arrangements, friends may contact the Ruzich Funeral Home,
Andrew Bola, 77, of Chciago, IL passed away Tuesday, January
4,2000, in Hammond. Survivors: two daughters Sandra R. (Alvin) Gaun of
Woodridge, Illinois and Sally A. Bola of Hammond; two grandchildren, Jason and
Kristine Gaun, both of Woodridge, Illinois; two brothers, Alex (Sonia) Bola of
Elk Grove Village, IL and
Ted Bola of Valparaiso; sister, Lillian Kosalko of Whiting, IN; nieces and
nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Inge, in 1971.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 8th,2000, 10:30 a.m. from
LaHayne Funeral Home, 5746 Hohman Avenue,Hammond with
Rev. Roy Beeching officiating. Burial, Concordia Cemetery, Hammond. Friends
may call at the funeral home Friday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mr. Bola was a lifeltime resident of the area, a retired truck driver from
the Certified Concrete Company where he
had worked for 34 years. A veteran of the World War II having servex with the
Joyce M. Buckner
Arden, NC/ Highland
Joyce M. Buckner, age 64, of Arden, NC formerly of Highland, IN died Monday
January 3, 2000, at her residence. She was
a native of Beaverdam, KY, she was the daughter of the late Foster Smith and
Delores Hunt, she had been a resident of Buncombe County since 1978 and was
retired from the Hendersonville Road K-Mart, she was a member of the Long
Shoals Baptist Church and was
on the Historical Committee of the Buncombe Baptist Association. She is
survived by her husband of 48 years, Foy Buckner who retired from Inland Steel
in 1978., three sisters, Faye Crews of Falls Rough, KY, Brenda Stelow of
Griffith, IN, and Marlyn Mills
of Bonita Springs, FL, a brother, Charles Smith of Whiting, IN, four nieces,
six nephews, including Brian Acheson and a host of grand nieces and nephews,
including Zachary and Matthew Acheson, and by many friends.
Visitation and funeral were held at the
Groce Funeral Home in Lake Julian, NC. Funeral services will be held at 1:00
p.m. Saturday at the Kuiper Funeral Home, Highland. Friends may call on
Friday, from 5-8 P.M. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Rd. (2 blocks
south of Ridge Road) Highland.
Burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gary. Memorials may be given to the Long Shoals
Baptist Church Building Fund, 661 Long Shoals Rd., Arden, NC, 26704.
Best of the Best
George Carl, Sr.
May 7, 1916 - Jan. 1, 2000
Nevada / Valparaiso
Visitation for George
Carl Sr. will be on Thursday, January 6, 2000 from 4 to 8 p.m. with a wake
service at 4 p.m. at Dykes Funeral Home, 2305 N. Campbell Street, Valparaiso,
Lillian P. Cox
Lillian P. Cox, 94, of Hessville, passed away on Tuesday, January
4, 2000. Survived by two sons, Paul (Margaret Cox of Missouri and Jimmie Cox of
Schererville; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and two grea-
great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Raymond, daughter, Helen
Marie, grandson, James P.
Cox and daughter-in-law, Beverly.
Funeral services Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kuiper Funeral
Home Chapel, with Mike Pennanen,Minister, officiating. Burial, Elmwood
Cemetery, Hammond. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Thursday
evening 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks
south of Ridge Road, Highland, Indiana.
Mrs. Cox was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in
Highland. Memorials may be given to the church.
Janet DeGroot, 77, of Portage, IN, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2000.
She was born July 22, 1922 in Shelby, Indiana, to the late John and Jennie
Rademaker. She was a former secretary working for numerous doctors, lawyers and
Security office in Gary. She was also a homemaker, mother and loving wife. She
was a member of Evangelical Covenant Church. Survived by her son, James
(fiancee, Deana Hall) DeGroot of Orlando, FL, sister, Ann (Francis) Forehand of
Hobart; many loving nieces
and nephews. Preceded in death by loving husband, Richard.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 6, 2000, at the Rees Funeral
Home, Olson Chapel, 5341 Central Ave., Portage, IN, with Rev. Larry Fullerton
officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn
Cemetery. Visitation on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Rees Funeral
Home, Olson Chapel. 219-762-3013.
Ignacia H. Duran
Ignacia H. Duran, 68, of East Chicago, passed away on Monday, January 3,
2000 at St. Catherine Hospital.
Survived by eight children: Jorge (Elodia) Velez, Yolanda (Oscar) Ramos,
Guadalupe (Arturo) Adame, Irma (Jose) Rosado, Maria Zabala, Juanita (Pablo)
Perez, Maria Elena (Aristides) Vera and Cipriano Duran; many grandchildren and
great-grandchildren; two brothers,
Tomas (Macaria) Hinojosa and Luciano (Elena) Hinojosa; several nieces and
nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Raymundo in 1970.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the
Fife Funeral Home with Pastor Israel Ramos officiating.
Burial, Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation at the Fife Funeral Home from
4 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Ignacia was a member of the Iglesia Christiana Pentecostes, East Chicago, and
was a resident of East Chicago for the past
Helen M. Ewen
Crown Point, IN
Helen M. Ewen, 85, of Crown Point,IN formerly a resident of Griffith,IN
passed away on Tuesday,January 4, 2000. She is survived by her loving son, Gene
(Linda) Ewen of Chapin, SC; grandsons, Brent Ewen of Hamilton,IN
and Blair (Kristie) Ewen of Los Altos, CA; grandaughter in law, Laurie Ewen of
DeMotte; great granddaughters, Corby and Carley Ewen; great grandsons, Aaron,
Damon, and Tyler Ewen; sister, Ethel (James) Kocman of Holt, MI; sisters in
law, Mineva and Thelma
Ewen of Gary; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her beloved
husband, Alfred, and grandson, Brook Ewen, three sisters and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held on Friday evening at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln
Ridge Funeral Home, 7607 West
Lincoln Highway, Schererville (Route 30 East of Cline Avenue) with Rev. Dwight
Rengstorf officiating. At rest, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m.
Mrs. Ewen was a former
employee of the Anderson Company of Gary, she was co-owner with her husband in
the Ewen Florist in Gary, she was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church in
Gary and she was an avid traveler. before becoming a resident at the Lutheran
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Lutheran Home, 1200 East
Luther Drive, Crown Point,IN.
Charles H. Folk
Charles H. Folk, 76, of Porter, Indiana passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2000
at Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso.
He was born April 1, 1923 in Humboldt, Iowa; he was the son of the late Charles
H. Folk Sr. and the late Fern (Minion) Folk; he was married in Rome City,
Indiana to Ann R. Kirkby, who survives in Porter.
Also survived by a son, Daniel Folk of Florida and
grandchildren, Melissa and Illana; five step-sons, John (Carol) Walsh of San
Diego, California and step-grandchildren Lora and Keith; William (Karen) Walsh
of Valparaiso and step-grandchildren Liz and Susan; Patrick (Julie) Walsh of
Chesterton and step-grandchildren,
Ryan and Megan; Bud Walsh of Iceland and step grandchild Rachel and Tim (Linda)
Walsh of Chesterton and step-grandchild, Steven and Timm; step-daughter,
Rebecca (Doug) Fekete of Albion, Indiana and step-granchildren, Jacob and
Heather; sister, Blythe Hirsch
of Waterloo, Iowa; nephews, Steve Peterson and Kevin Peterson, Doug Hirsch;
niece, Kristen Hirsch.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered Saturday, January 8, 2000, 11:30
a.m. from St. Patrick Catholic Church, Chesterton with Rev. John Zemelko
Interment, Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso. The family will receive friends
Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd Street,
Chesterton. Wake service Friday evening 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Folk was a veteran of World War
II having served in the US Navy; he was a retired instructor with Illinois
Bell Telephone Company with 32 years of service; was was a former boy scout
leader at St. Patricks; he was secretary-treasurer of NOPAC of Porter County;
member of American Legion
Post #170 of Chesterton and he had served 10 years on the Porter Council.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association or St. Patrick's
Arwilda France of Chicago, IL passed away Saturday,
January 1,2000, at home. Survivors; three daughters, Carol, Elwyn and Gwenana
France, all of East Chicago; five sons, Kenneth France of Indianapolis,
Darryl, Harold Ricardo, and Taron France, all of East Chicago; 28
grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren;
four brothers, Ralf (Bessie) Patrick, Richard and Emmitt (Mattie) Patrick, all
of Detroit, MI, William (Coretta) Patrick of Gary and a host of nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 8th, 2000, at 11
a.m. from Friendship Baptist Church, 4756 Melville Avenue, East Chicago, Rev.
David Pugh officiating. Interment, Fern Oak Cemetery, Griffith. Friends may
call Saturday, January 8th, at Friendship Baptist Church from 10 to 11 a.m
prior to funral services.
Hinton Willamms Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mabel Martha Berndena Fryar, 106 , of Hammond,IN passed way January 4, 2000.
Preceddd in death by husband Charles Leonard Fryar. Survived
by one daughter, Edna Collins of El Monte, CA; three grandchildren, Jerome
(Carolyn) Vaughn, of CO, Lois (Roger) Griswold of TX and April (James) Slavo of
Hammond; nine great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; one great
great great grandchild.;
two sister, Ann Beiriger of Hobart and Mary Webster of Hammond; close friend,
Rita Oner; two caregivers, Lois Kaminski and Cheryl Juszczak.
Visitation will take place on Thursday, January 6th, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the
Burns Kish Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman
Avenue,.Hammond. Funeral service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home
with Pastor James Williams officiating. Interment, Chapel Lawn Memorial
William H. Gailes
William H. Gailes, 85 of Gary,IN, passed away Sunday,
January 2, 2000, at St.Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. Survivors; wife,
Josephine; one son, Alamin-Ahmad of Philadelphia, PA; two daughters, Camille
Gailes and Sandra Mentengule, both of Chicago; six grandchildren, three great
grandchildren; one great
great grandchild; three brothers, Frank Johnson of Philadelphia, Rev. Willard
(Carmen) Johnson of Denver, CO and Calvin (Vera) Johnson of Virginia; two
sisters, Emma Johnson of New York and Dolly Terrell of Newark, NJ; a host of
nieces nephews, other relatives
Funeral service will be held Friday, January 7th, 2000, 11 a.m. from St..Mark
AME Zion Church, 4200 Alder Street, East Chicago, Rev. Kenneth Arrington
officiating. Interment, Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart. Friends may call
7th, at St.Mark AME Zion Church, from 10 am to11 a.m. prior to funeral services.
Mr. Gailes was retired from Inland Steel. Hinton-Williams Funeral Home in
charge of arrangements.
Frank J. Grabowski
Frank J. Grabowski,
74, of Whiting,IN passed away January 2, 2000. Cherished husband of (late) Jane
(nee) Harris; devoted father of Gloria (Shelby) Withrow of Paradise, TX;
sister, Jane Marie (Sisters of The Holy Family of Nazareth of Des Plaines, IL),
Regina (Mark) Wusik of
Crown Point, Thomas (Pam) Grabowski of Valparaiso,IN;loving brother of Mary
(late Ernest) Quisenberry, Eleanor (late Edward) Mlynarcik, Clare (late Donald)
Blastick, Elsie (Frank) Tomera, preceded in death by numerous brothers and
sisters; dearest grandfather
of David (Tina) Withrow, Jane and Katie Wusik and Matthew Grabowski; fond uncle
of numerous nieces and nephews. Frank Grabowski was a World War II and Korean
War Veteran, P.O.W. in World War II and was wounded in the Korean War. Received
the Purple Heart
and Bronze Star. Member of Post 428 American Legion of Hammond whose members
will hold services on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. A member of
the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Friends are invited to meet with the family
in the Ruzich Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Father
Rakozcy will offer prayers in the funeral home at 4 p.m. Funeral services will
be held on Friday, January 7, 2000, at 11:30 a.m. from the Ruzich Funeral Home,
Blvd., Whiting,Indiana, to St.Adalbert Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian
Burial at 12 noon with Rev. Walter Rakoczy officiating. At rest, Holy Cross
Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. For additional details regarding funeral
arrangements, friends may contact
the Ruzich Funeral Home, 219-659-0018.
Frederick F. "Rocky" Gregolunas
Frederick F. "Rocky" Gregolunas of Calumet City, beloved husband of Berly
nee Townsend, loving father of John (Bonita), Betty Gregolunas (Tim Woynaroski)
and Bob (Patricia).
Cherished grandfather of 15, great grandfather of 19. He was a WWII Army
Veteran, and member of Disabled American Veterans and was a 30 year retiree of
Youngstown Sheet and Tube.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, 11:00 a.m. at Cedar Park Funeral Home,
12540 S. Halsted St. Calumet Park, IL. Interment Cedar Park Cemetery.
Visitation Friday, 2 pm til 9 pm. 1-773-785-8840.
Mary Lou Grzych
Mary Lou Grzych, age 67 of Hammond passed away December 20, 1999 at St.
Margaret Hospital in Hammond, IN.
She is survived by a sister, Phyllis Adams, Whiting, nephew, Robert Adams,
Whiting, and many cousins.
Memorial mass Saturday January 8, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. St. Margaret Mary Church
1445 Hoffman Street,Hammond, IN, Reverend Matt Iwuji officiating. Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. Mysliwy Funeral Home, East Chicago in
charge of arrangements-219-397-4344.
Leona Mary Hale
Leona Mary Hale, age 67, of Portage passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2000 at
Methodist Hospital Southlake Campus.
She was born December 14, 1932 in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and
Mary (Perazzo) Hessen. A Portage resident for 41 years and 5 months, formerly
of New Chicago, IN, she was married to Robert F. Hale, Sr. on November 23,
1954, in Sioux City, Iowa.
He preceded her in death on October 11, 1998. She was employed as a school
teacher for the Portage Township Schools for 23 years. Mrs. Hale is survived
by three sons, William (Nancy) Hale of LaPorte, Robert Hale, Jr. of Portage and
James (Pamela) Hale of
Indianapolis, two daughters, Katherine (husband Steven White) Hale of
Chesterton and Julie Hale of Victoria, Texas, two sisters, Betty (Gary) Bladow
of Westministers, CA, and Judy (Ron) Blanchard of Metarie, Louisiana. She was
preceded in death by her parents
A visitation will be held, Friday, January 7, 2000 from 2-4 and 6-7 pm. A
private funeral service will be held for the family following the visitation at
Engel Funeral Home, 2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage,IN, 46368. For information
Russell L. Hook
Russell L. Hook, 83, of Highland, passed away on Tuesday, January 4,
2000. Survived by wife, Phyllis; one daughter, Darlene (John) Schoon of Cedar
Lake; son, Dan Hook of Montana; three step-children,
Judith (Bob) Duff of Wisconsin, Sharon (Morey) Cook of Michigan and Robert
(Joan) Bosma of Missouri; three grandchildren, nine great-grandchilren, seven
step-grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren and one great-great-
granddaughter; one sister, Lois
Slager of Lansing; two brothers, Richard (Eleanor) Hook of Schererville and
Rollin (Lois) Hook of Arizona. Preceded in death by wife, Margaret Hook.
Funeral services Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Reformed
Church, Munster, IN, with Rev.
Phillip Rouwerdink officiatng. Burial at Ridgelawn Cemetery. Friends are
invited to meet with the family on Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home,
9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road, Highland, Indiana.
Mr. Hook was a charter member
of the Trinity Reformed Church of Munster; retired from Central Wisconsin
Trucking; and a veteran of World War II, U.S. Army First Calvary. Memorials may
be given to the church.
Ann V. Jones
California/Lansing,IL/ Highland, IN
Ann V. Jones, 81, passed
away in Fullerton, CA on January 3, 2000. She was formerly of Lansing,IL and
Highland,IN Survivors two sons, Larry (Angela) Jones of Shelbyville,IN, John
(Carol) Jones of Diamond Bar, CA; eight grandchildren, three great
grandchildren; one son in law,
David Blade of Highland; two sisters in law, Lois (Evan) Cooper of Florida and
Jane VanDerMey of Wisconsin; preceded in death by husband, Lawrence in 1988,
daughter, Charlotte in 1997 and two brothers Frank and Charles.
Funeral services will be held Saturday,
January 8th, 10 a.m. at the Riverside Community Church with Pastor Mel De Vries
officiating. Burial, Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schererville. Friends may meet with
the familyFriday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039
Kleinman Road (2 blocks
South of Ridge Road), Highland.
Mrs. Jones was a founding member of the Riverside Community Church in
Hammond, retired from Hoosier State Bank in Hammond with18 years of service. A
longtime resident of Lansing, Illinois and Highland, IN before moving in
with her son , John, in California for 2 years.
Julia A. Smith
Griffith / Hessville
Julia A. Smith, 75, of Griffith, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2000.
Survived by one son, Woodrow Smith; one daughter, Teri (late John) Duran of
grandchildren: Amy (fiance, Mark Green) Duran of Indiana, Dana (Eric) Nesbitt
of Indianapolis, Amanda Duran of Griffith, Gary and Aaron Smith of Indiana; one
great-granddaughter; Julia Nesbitt; one brother, Louis Novath of Colorado;
three sisters, Rose (Thomas)
Gardner of Texas, Mary Galik of DeMotte, IN and Theresa Sabo of Michigan; one
brother-in-law, Florian (late Kathryn) O'Day of Highland; two sisters-in-law,
Betty (late George) Novath of Highland and Margaret (late Mike) Novath of
Griffith. Preceded in death
by husband, Woodrow, in 1993.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 7, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. from the
Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor G. Allan Jennex officiating. Burial at
Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Friends may meet with the family on
Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039
Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road), Highland, Indiana.
Mrs. Smith was a lifelong resident of Hessville until 1997. In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be given to William
J. Riley Hospice Center.
Marjorie J. Kleinwachter
Marjorie J. Kleinwachter of Highland passed away on Wednesday, January 5,
2000. Survivors husband, Warren; daughter, Debbie (David) Richards. Preceded in
death by brother, Donald Bergquist and
sister, Vera Jean Nagy.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 7, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the
Fagen-Miller Fer Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave., Highland. with Rev Fred
Standridge officiating. Burial, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville.
Thursday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Mrs. Kleinwachter was a former nurse at St. Catherine's Hospital, Jones
Clinic and for Dr. Smitley retiring in 1970.
Nadyne C. Knight
New Berlin, WI
Nadyne C. Knight, 80, of New Berlin, WI, formerly
of East Chicago,IN passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2000. She is survived by
six children, Mary Ellen (late Bill) Maddox of Redding, CA, John Knight of
Grosse Ile, MI, Thomas Knight of Milwaukee, WI, Rosemary (Terry) Walsh of
Sarasota, FL, Patrick (Tricia)
Knight of New Berlin,WI and Shirley Knight of Milwaukee,WI; 10 grandchildren,
Susan Grace, Michael Maddox, Brian Knight, MichaelKnight, Margaret Knight,
Patrick Walsh, Bridget Goetz, Timothy Walsh, Kara Knight and Brendan Knight;
six great grandchildren;
preceded in death by parents, Frank and Helen Reynolds. husband, Edward "Gene"
Knight, brother, Frank Reynolds, and sister, Mary A. Kilpatrick and Terese
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 8th, 9:30 a m from the Fife
4201 Indianapolis Blvd, East Chicago, 10 a.m. at St.Mary Church, East Chicago,
Rev. Stephen Gibson officiating. Burial, St.Joseph Cemetery, Hammond.
Visitation at the Fife Funeral Home 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Rosary 4
from Lake County Assoc. for Retarded Children where whe worked as a teacher and
in charge of job procurement. She was a graduate of St.Mary Elementary School
andCatholic Central High School.
Dolton/Calumet City, IL/Finley,
Henry Koniarski, 77, of Dolton, formerly of Calumet City, IL, passed away on
Friday, December 31, 1999. He is survived by three children: son, Ronald (Judy)
Koniarski of Fort Meyers, FL;, daughters, Gerrie (Steve) Gorcos of Dyer, IN and
(Donald) Szpejnowski of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; Toni, Renee, James, Billy,
Stephen, Andrea, John Michael, Samantha, Jennifer, Kenneth Jr. and Kimberly
Warren; one great-granddaughter, Brenda. Preceded in death by son, Kenneth
Henry was a WWII
veteran, former Calumet City Police Officer, retired employee of City of
Calumet City and member of VFW, Ehinger Bros. Post #8141.
Funeral services will be private. There will be no visitation. In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions to the family would
be appreciated. Arrangements by Care Memorial of Illinois. 1-800-889-4884.
Joseph W. Kujawa, Jr.
Joseph W. Kujawa, Jr., 87, of Munster passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2000.
Survived by one daughter, Barbara (James) Nogacki of Corpus
Christi, Texas; one son, Lawrence (Roxanne) Kujawa of Munster; five
grandchildren, Laura (Terry) McHugh, David and Mark Nogacki, Robert Matthews
and Lauren Wright; two great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Mitchell McHugh; three
brothers, John (Loretta) Kujawa
of Hammond, Frank (late Mary) Kujawa and Edward Kujawa, both of Whiting; one
sister-in-law, Julia (late Walter) Sikora of Munster; one brother-in-law,
Joseph (Clare) Sikora of Chicago; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by
wife Mildred C. Kujawa on
April 2, 1999.
Funeral services Saturday, January 8, 2000, 9:30 a.m. at the Anthony and
Dziadowicz Funeral Home, 4404 Cameron Avenue, Hammond (two blocks east of
Hohman, one block north of Gostlin) 10 a.m. Mass at St. Casimir Church with
Rev. Vladimir Janeczek
officiating. Burial, Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville. Visitation
Friday 3 to 8 p.m.
Mr. Kujawa was a Munster resident for the past 32 year; retired employee of
Amoco Refinery in Whiting and Army Veteran of World War II and a member of the
Memorial American Legion Post #330.
Elizabeth Ann Kundrat (nee) Haraksin
Elizabeth Ann Kundrat (Nee) Haraksin, age 96, of Whiting, IN, passed away
Monday, January 3, 2000. Beloved daughter of (late) Peter & (late) Anna
Haraksin. Cherished wife
of (late) George Kundrat, devoted mother of Jill (Don ) Goetz of Lubbock, TX.
Loving sister of (late) Helen Koscielski, (late) Martha Haraksin, (late) Mary
Gadish, (late) Vera Wilson, (late) Margaret Nednein, (late) Irene Haraksin and
(late) Peter Haraksin.
Dearest grandmother of Kathy (John) Soto, Denise (James) North & Bill Goetz.
Dear great grandmother of six. Preceded in death by great grandson Steevie
Soto. Fond aunt of numerous nieces & nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to meet
with the family in the Ruzich Funeral Home on Friday, from 2-5 and 7-9 PM.
Parastas services will be held at 7:30 PM in the funeral home. Funeral
services will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2000 at 9:30 a.m. from the Ruzich
Funeral Home, 2031 Indianapolis
Blvd., Whiting,Indiana, to St. Mary Assumption Byzantine Catholic Church for
Mass at 10 AM with Father Joseph Pohorlak officiating. At rest St. Mary
Cemetery, Hammond, IN. For further details regarding funeral arrangements,
friends may contact Ruzich Funeral
Ronald C. Malkowski