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Obituaries

Obituaries

Isabelle Bernice Galubenski Krysztof 1918 - 2008 Baldwin City

Mass of Christian Burial for Isabelle Bernice Galubenski Krysztof, 89, Baldwin City, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church in Baldwin City. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Baldwin City.Mrs. Krysztof died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Baldwin City.She was born April 2, 1918, in Bayonne, N.J., the daughter of Bronislaw and Julianna Lesniewska Galubenski. She grew up on the family farm and attended schools in Brown City, Mich. She had also lived in California and in Harris and Williamsburg before moving to Baldwin City in 1976.Mrs. Krysztof was a homemaker and a farmer's wife. She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and Polish cooking. She was very active and walked many miles daily and joined the Baldwin Athletic Club at the age of 87. She also enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and her Vintage Park friends.She married Stanley P. Krysztof Sr. on June 20, 1936, in Wilmont, Mich. They shared nearly 59 years of marriage. He died Jan. 6, 1995. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, Thomas Krysztof; nine brothers, Leo, Chester, Walter, Felix, John, Frank, Ted, Henry and Joseph Galubenski; and three sisters, Tina, Stella and Lottie Galubenski.Survivors include four sons, Stanley Krysztof and wife Barbara and Gerald Krysztof and wife Diane, all of Baldwin City, Eugene Krysztof and wife Inge, Round Rock, Texas, and Raymond Krystof and wife Jackie, Houston; two daughters, Elaine Frye and husband Steve, Charlestown, Ind., and Janet Krysztof, Carson City, Nev.; a sister, Helen Thorn, Chase, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.A rosary will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin City, after which the family will receive friends until 8 p.m. Friday.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City, 66006.