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Kathleen Krizinski, 87

Published 10:52pm Monday, June 11, 2012

Kathleen Krizinski, 87
Born: March 11, 1925
Died: June 9, 2012

Kathleen C. Krizinski, 87, of Dowagiac, passed away at her home Friday, June 9, 2012.

Kathleen’s life began March 11, 1925, in rural Cassopolis, the daughter of Frank and Clara (Fritz) Kidman. She was united in marriage to Ted Krizinski on Oct. 23, 1943, at Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church in Dowagiac.

Kathleen worked in several area factories, including Goerlich Manufacturing, Heddon and Sons, Dowagiac Manufacturing and Consolidated Die Cast.  She was a faithful member of Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church.

Ted and Kathleen enjoyed spending time at their cottage in Canada, and she was a fantastic baker.
Kathleen is warmly remembered for her cream and pecan pies with incredible crusts and her pineapple squares.

Her loving family includes her children, Joni (Richard) Campbell, Kathy (Ron) New, and Tony Krizinski, all of Dowagiac; grandchildren, Scott (Rebecca) Campbell, Karen Berberoglu, Kathy (Rusty) Morse, Adam New, Sara (Cole) Burrus, Eric, Brian (Ellie) and Heather Krizinski and Toni Thomas; great-grandchildren, Emilie and Chloe Campbell, Haley and Hannah Berberoglu, Brayden Morse, Aiden Burrus, Landon New, Brinley, Simeon, Taylor and Damien Krizinski; sisters, Marvel DeGraff and Yvonne Bourney.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ted, on Jan. 9, 2012; and sons, Bobby Krizinski in 1998 andLynn Krizinski in 1949; brothers, George and Terrence Kidman; and sisters, Maxine Brosnan and Annette Deming.

Her family will gather with friends Saturday June 16, from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church, where her memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by Father Kevin Covert. She will be laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church.

Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Kathleen at www.yazel-clark.com.

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