Bernice M. Kutis, age 84, passed away Friday, November 6, 2009, at the Harmony Home. Bernice was born in Stevens Point, March 6, 1925, daughter of the late John and Regina (Nee: Ciplina) Kieliszewski.
On November 22, 1947, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church she was united in marriage to Albin J. Kutis who preceded her in death, May 20, 1988. She was a longtime and devoted member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and St. Cecelia’s Society. She enjoyed her many bus trips to test lady luck. Above all she was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her children, Sandra (Allan) Ticknor of Racine, Susan (Ralph) Bonn of Pleasant Prairie, WI, Sharon Kutis (Kevin Pribyl) of Foster City, CA, Mary Jo (Thomas) Bronenkant of Racine; her grandchildren, Rondi (Lyle) Woodworth, Sarah (Eric) Hornyak, Andrew Ticknor; her great-grandchildren, Jacob and Alec Hornyak, Mallory Woodworth; sister, Grace Baranowski of Racine; brother, Jerry Kieliszewski of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brothers, Ernie, Jimmy, and Dickie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, November 11, 2009, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Rev. William J. Dietzler officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at Harmony Home and Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888