Sunday, December 29, 2013

Francine E. (Blaha) Olstinske

Francine E. Olstinske, age 72, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2013, at the Racine Hospice House.  Francine was born in Racine on July 3, 1941, daughter of the late Frank and Lucille (Nee:  Borland) Blaha.

Francine was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1959.”  She was employed as a Bank Officer for many years, retiring from Bank One in 2005. Francine was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.  She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.  Her love of the Brewers and Packers was surpassed only by cherished time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her four sons, James Olstinske, Daniel (Ann) Olstinske, Donald Olstinske, Ryan Olstinske (Denise); her grandchildren, Erik, Kayla, William, Abigail, Zach, Georgia and Tyler; sisters and brothers, Mary Ann O’Laughlin, Beverly (Joseph) Pauls, Marjorie (Daniel) Brown, Richard  Blaha, Ronald (Janet) Blaha; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald; and her son, Stephen.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated  on Thursday, January 2, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Rev. Terrance J. Huebner officiating.  Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Alliance, 10220 Prairie Ridge Boulevard, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 (In memo field: Racine House).

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