Maryanna C. Kuziela,
forever 39, of Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 2:54 p.m., Saturday, May
5, 2018, at her residence.
She was born on
November 6, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Walter and Frances (Cieslak)
She served with the
United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
On February 14,
1946, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, she married Anthony E. Kuziela. He
preceded her in death on November 14, 1997.
Mrs. Kuziela had
worked for Corporation Council for the City of Chicago as an Administrative
Assistant. She had been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rochester,
and St. Barbara’s Catholic Church, Chicago, where she was active in the
Mother’s Club and was a longtime volunteer at Woodlawn Hospital.
her children, Christine (Paul) Dytrych, Frankfort, Illinois; Linda (Robert)
Crusing, Kempner, Texas; Cynthia Kuziela (Gerardo Villanueva), Chesterton,
Indiana; Thaddeus “Ted” (Colleen) Kuziela, Naperville, Illinois; Lynette
“Petunia” (Albert) Castellano, Rochester, Indiana; James (Anne) Kuziela,
Chicago, Illinois; daughter-in-law, Hilarie Kuziela Crews, Lafayette,
Indiana; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, several nieces
She was also
preceded in death by her son, Stephan Kuziela, brother, Walter Kopaczewski,
sisters, Lottie Wengren and Helen Kopera.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic
Church, with Rev. Michael McKinney officiating.
Friends may call
from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, and from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, at
Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana.
Vigil service will
be conducted at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home. Burial will take
place at Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton, Indiana, where military graveside
services will be conducted.
contributions may be made to the Woodlawn Hospital Women’s Auxiliary, Fulton
County Animal Adoption and Education Center or St. Joseph Catholic Church.
may be expressed at