Mary Ann Czerniawski, 91, of Traverse City, originally from Sterling Heights, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at home with her family at her side.
Mary Ann was born on Aug. 7, 1926 in Detroit to the late Simon and Anna (Yakapcin) Bekes. She married Walter Czerniawski in 1952, and together they raised their two daughters.
Mary Ann is survived by her daughter, Donna (Roy) Kilander; grandchildren, Jennifer, David, Matthew and Brian; and great-grandchild, Benjamin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter; brothers, Joseph and John; and daughter, Kathleen.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Munson Hospice for their extraordinary care and support for Mary Ann during her illness.
Per Mary Ann's wishes, private family services will be held in the spring.
Those wishing an expression of sympathy are encouraged to direct contributions to Munson Hospice, c/o Munson Regional Healthcare Foundation, 1105 Sixth St., Traverse City, MI 49684.
Please share your thoughts and memories of Mary Ann with her family by way of her online guestbook at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on February 25, 2018