Mary Jo Sobieski of
Otis, IN, passed away at Franciscan Health in Michigan City on January 4,
She was born on
March 21, 1936, in Chesterton, IN, to Lucille and Claude Humphry.
She met Clem
Sobieski at the Otis Post Office, who went on to be in the Air Force. She
would continue contact with Clem by writing daily letters. On September 22,
1956, she married Clem Sobieski, who survives in Otis, IN.
Clem and Mary Jo
spent 63 years together and had three children. Two of whom survive, Michael
Sobieski of Westville, IN, and Mary Lynn Kesling of LaPorte, IN. She leaves
four grandchildren, Brittany (Greg) Wireman, Kaytlyn (Justin) Nettrouer,
Kyle Sobieski, and Colton Kesling. The couple also has four
People who preceded
her in death include her parents and her son, Robert A. Sobieski.
Mary Jo was
involved with St. Mary’s Church in Otis, IN, her entire life. She enjoyed
cooking and baking for her family and friends. Mary would help out her
friends at the local Malo’s Floral Shop in Chesterton around the holidays.
If she wasn’t helping out somewhere, she was vacationing with family and
friends or simply riding around Lake Michigan with her beloved husband.
Services will be
held at St. Mary’s Church in Otis, IN, on Thursday, January 9, starting in
the church with a 10 a.m. Visitation, followed by a 11 a.m. Mass. Burial
will in Otis Cemetery with a luncheon held in St. Mary’s Hall.
Donations can be
made to St. Mary’s Church of Otis, IN.