Surrounded by his loving family, John Kristzonas Sr., age 88, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011, at his residence. John was born in Sheboygan, WI, on May 6, 1923, son of the late Willliam and Rosalia (Nee: Wenskunas) Kristzonas.
Survivors include his children, Carlyn Rittenhouse, Charlene Rittenhouse, Joy Schoeffler, John (Mary) Kristzonas Jr., Dawn (Dave) Hadler; his stepchildren, Terri York, Vickie (Mark) Schram, Mary (George) Schram, John Scheifel; 20 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Richard Brul, Diane Fay, Teresa (John) McCauley; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Audrey (Nee: Rittenhouse); second wife, Elizabeth (Nee: Brule); and two brothers and three sisters.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 22, 2011, at 11 a.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park Chapel, 9000 Washington Ave., with Rev. Sean Granger officiating. Memorials to the American Cancer Society have been suggested.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Hospice Alliance, and especially to Kimberly, Jennifer and Elaine for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888