2012-06-14 / Obituaries

Donald S. Kujawa

Donald S. Kujawa, 80, of 101 South Lake St., Manistique, Mich., died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at his home.

He was born May 24, 1932, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Stephan and Kinga (Lulinski) Kujawa and graduated from high school in Chicago. He continued his education at the Art Institute of Chicago.

During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army and was blinded in combat.

Upon return to Chicago, he enrolled and graduated from MacMurray College in 1961 with a degree in music with an emphasis on piano. Donald later worked as a musical therapist at a hospital in Tinley Park, Ill.

He and his father moved to Manistique in 1987.

He was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church of Manistique. He enjoyed music, playing the piano, cooking and listening to National Public Radio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Marshall and Wallace Kilinski.

He is survived by two nephews and a niece; and long time companion, Betty Heible

Visitation was held from 10-11 a.m., Friday, June 8, at St. Francis de Sales Church in Manistique. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m., at the church, with Father Glenn Theoret officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery at Manistique.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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