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Service today for Grace Marcinko, 93

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Grace Marcinko, age 93, of Westville, Ind., formerly of Chicago Heights, Ill., passed away Friday, August 17, 2012 at her home.

Grace was born in Chicago, Ill., on December 6, 1918 to John and Gizzella (Kocsis) Tinyo.

Grace is survived by her daughter, Michele (John) Kriegel of Jackson Township; son in law, Paul Buhrmester of New Lenox, Ill.,; grandchildren, Sue (Rene) Rodriguez, Michele (Tom) Mau, Andrea (Mark) Landgraf, Connie Karnick, Rick (Debi) Schweda, Fred Wenk and Tina (Bruce) Kohlway; as well as many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Michael Marcinko and daughters, Pricilla Wenk and Maria Buhrmester.

During her lifetime she worked for Kodak Film as a film developer and worked in assembly for American Lock Company. She was an animal lover and was known to have a great sense of humor.

A funeral service for Grace will be held on Monday, August 20, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood, Ill.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 8/20/2012