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Cecelia Stefanski

Cecelia Stefanski (nee Bober) age 89, of St. Germain, Wisconsin, former resident of Highland, Indiana, passed away peacefully May 20, 2020, at Arden Court assisted living center, Palos Heights, Illinois.

Cecelia was born September 6, 1930 in Kakolowka, Poland and emigrated to Paris, France during WWII, where she married her late loving husband John Stefanski Dec. 26, 1949. The couple came to America in 1950 and eventually settled in Highland, Indiana.

Upon John’s retirement, they moved to their home in St. Germain permanently in 1998. Mrs. Stefanski is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Catherine Bober, and her late husband John, of 68 years.

Cecelia will live in the cherished memories of her six children Mary Kopec (Walter), Joseph (Yvonne), Frank (Sandy), Elizabeth Coleman (Joe), Anthony, and Stanley (Jill Verbich). She is the proud grandmother of Justin (Lauren) and Jenna Stefanski; Walter, Kevin, (Eleanor) and Michael (Lauren) Kopec; and great grandmother of Evelyn Stefanski and Andrew Kopec.

She will be fondly remembered as a loving and devoted mother, a manager of her household, and for her traditional culinary delights and wonderful sense of humor.

Funeral arrangements are being made through Acevez Memorial Home, East Chicago Indiana.

A funeral mass will be at St. Stanislaus Church, East Chicago, Indiana.

12 noon Thursday, May 28, 2020 with Fr. Steve Kozinski officiating.

A viewing will be Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 9am until the time of Mass.

From there, Cecelia’s final resting place will be beside her husband John in St. Germain, Wisconsin.


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Thank you for your kind comments . from her Daughter Beth. I don't know you but Thank you for connecting with my Mother when she let you. God bless you both and keep you and your family safe. Amen. .

Beth May 28 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you for your kind words . Beth Stan's sister . God bless you and keep you and your family safe. Amen.

Beth May 28 2020 12:00 AM

Thank You Brother for your comments and May God keep you safe and healthier through these stressful times. Mom and Dad lived through very difficult times,such as ww1 and ww2. crossing the Ocean coming to a new country,dealing with being a immigrant, and then finally being A US citizen.and having kids.
They taught us, all of us, to be survivors and physically good workers . They did their best as parents go and dealing with all the bad and good times. We loved them for what they gave us, and what they tried to show us about the world we were living in and with.
They were human. And they were our care takers. They Loved us equally and did tell us that at their end we should be as family should be . Caring, sharing and helpful to each other so we would remain as family should on this world. Thank you for letting me post this comment.
Love u bro. Beth your sister ..

Beth May 28 2020 12:00 AM

Thank You Kevin,Eleanor, for your comments and May God keep you safe and healthy through these stressful times. My Mom and Dad lived through very difficult times,such as ww1 and ww2. crossing the Ocean coming to a new country,dealing with being a immigrant, and then finally being A US citizen.and having kids.
They taught us, all of us, to be survivors and physically good workers . They did their best as parents go and dealing with all the bad and good times. We loved them for what they gave us, and what they tried to show us about the world we were living in and with.
They were human. And they were our care takers. They Loved us equally and did tell us that at their end we should be as family should be . Caring, sharing and helpful to each other so we would remain as family should on this world. Thank you for letting me post this comment.
Love. Aunt Beth..

Beth May 28 2020 12:00 AM

Thank You Tony, for your comments and May God keep you safe and healthy through these stressful times. Mom and Dad lived through very difficult times,such as ww1 and ww2. crossing the Ocean coming to a new country,dealing with being a immigrant, and then finally being A US citizen.and having kids.
They taught us, all of us, to be survivors and physically good workers . They did their best as parents go and dealing with all the bad and good times. We loved them for what they gave us, and what they tried to show us about the world we were living in and with.
They were human. And they were our care takers. They Loved us equally and did tell us that at their end we should be as family should be . Caring, sharing and helpful to each other so we would remain as family should on this world. Thank you for letting me post this comment.
Love. Beth..your sister

Beth May 28 2020 12:00 AM

Thank You Walter and Mary, for your comments and May God keep you safe and healthy through these stressful times. Mom and Dad lived through very difficult times,such as ww1 and ww2. crossing the Ocean coming to a new country,dealing with being a immigrant, and then finally being A US citizen.and having kids.
They taught us, all of us, to be survivors and physically good workers . They did their best as parents go and dealing with all the bad and good times. We loved them for what they gave us, and what they tried to show us about the world we were living in and with.
They were human. And they were our care takers. They Loved us equally and did tell us that at their end we should be as family should be . Caring, sharing and helpful to each other so we would remain as family should on this world. Thank you for letting me post this comment.
Love. Beth.your sister .

Beth May 28 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Cecelia Stefanski

Sue and Joe May 27 2020 12:00 AM

you loved the singing nun/I always played it when I went to see you/you and dad had fun making sausages with me/and acerticate mom u make the best roast /you loved all your children so did dad/dad said the house is for all his children/mom said it too/they had no bad feelings about us/family is equal/l not take advantage of brothers and sisters by not shareing

frank stefanski May 26 2020 12:00 AM

Stan and Jill
My condolences and prayers are with you and your family

Love Mary Verbish

Mary Verbish May 26 2020 12:00 AM

Thanks Cuz.

Jill May 26 2020 12:00 AM

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