Merna Krakowski

Nov. 17, 1932 — Sept. 9, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Merna J. Krakowski, age 77, of 11848 9A Road, Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at 3:10 p.m., at her home, surrounded by her loving family. 
Merna was born Nov. 17, 1932, in Ravenna, Neb., to Joe and Mary Siefret Schuller. Merna and Benjamin J. Krakowski were married in Ravenna, May 4, 1954. They were blessed with four children.
Ben, Merna, and family, moved to Plymouth in 1969, as owners of the Big Blue Store, until 1990. Merna was a member of the Saint Michael Catholic Church. She enjoyed going to garage sales and looking for a great bargain, but mostly she enjoyed spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren. 
Merna is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Benjamin J. Krakowski; their daughter, Roxanne (John) Christison of Plymouth; their sons, Mike L. (Cindy) Krakowski of Plymouth, and Tim R. Krakowski of Plymouth; her grandchildren, Sheldy Christison and Rachel Christison; her great-grandchild, Braeden Christison; her sisters, Grace Markus of Lexington, Neb. and Alice O'Near of Colo.
Merna was preceded in death by her son, Dennis J. Krakowski; her sisters, Mary Schuller, Tony Snyder, and Margie Butcher; and her brothers, Frank Schuller, and Lawrence Schuller.
 
Memorials may be given to:
Saint Michael Catholic School
612 N. Center St., Plymouth, IN, 46563.

~VISITATION~
MONDAY, SEPT. 13, 2010, 4 to 7 P.M.
THE ROSARY WILL BE PRAYED AT 7 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN, 46563

~FUNERAL~
TUESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2010, 10:30 A.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
THE REV. FATHER WILLIAM KUMMER, OFFICIATING

~BURIAL~
NEW OAKHILL CEMETERY, PLYMOUTH

~MEMORIES MAY BE SHARED AT~
www.vangilderfuneralhome.com.