Shirley Ann Kolesiak March 1, 2013
Ann Kolesiak of Warsaw, Indiana passed away on Friday, March
1, 2013, at 10:01 p.m. at her residence at the age of 71 surrounded
by her family.
was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past 39 years
where she was a homemaker and member of Sacred Heart Catholic
Church of Warsaw. She had a deep faith in God and the Catholic
Church, and was a member of the Rosary Altar Society. Shirley
was an avid tennis player, and enjoyed lunches with her tennis
friends. She was also involved in the Welcome Wagon, and
a member of the Gourmet Club. She loved to follow the Notre
Dame Womens Basketball team, as well as Notre Dame Football.
She loved gardening, and had an unforgettable laugh, but
most of all she enjoyed her grandchildren.
was born on February 20, 1942, in South Bend, Indiana, to Sylvester
Leda and Sophie (Romanowski) Leda. On February 23, 1963,
she was married to Ernest Theodore Kolesiak, who survives in
surviving are her two daughters: Cynthia Romine (Warsaw, Indiana);
Karen (husband Kurt) Kratzsch (Warsaw, Indiana); and her son:
Michael (wife Shannon) Kolesiak (Akron, Indiana). She will
be lovingly remembered by her eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers.
visitation will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 4-8:00
p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw,
Indiana, with a Rosary Service at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Friday, March 8,
2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 125 N. Harrison
Street, Warsaw, Indiana, celebrated by Father Phil DeVolder.
A graveside service will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of
donations in Shirleys name may be directed to The ALS Association,
Indiana Chapter, 6525 E. 82nd Street, Suite 115, Indianapolis,
Indiana 46250; or to Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, P.O.
Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1196 and would be appreciated
by her family (3-2-2013)
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