Konieczka, Theresa M., Saginaw, Michigan

Loving mother and grandmother passed away Monday, November 7, 2011 at The University of Michigan Hospital. Age 82 years. Daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Rychowska) Garstecki, Theresa was born January 13, 1929 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Theodore Konieczka on June 5, 1948. He predeceased her March 15, 1996. Theresa was a founding member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, Saginaw County League of Catholic Women, Pulaski Club Auxiliary, American Legion Post #439 Ladies Auxiliary, and Moose Lodge #82 Auxiliary. She also enjoyed trips to the casino. Surviving are one son, James P. Konieczka, Saginaw; three grandchildren, Bryan and Mary (Baukus) Konieczka, Saginaw; Amy and Adam Schut, Westfield, Indiana; Katie and David Kent, Lansing; three great-grandchildren, Anna, Emma and Chloe; several nieces and nephews especially Deb . Theresa was preceded in death by her sister and four brothers, Evelyn Todd, Leonard, Edward, Alex and Chester Garstecki. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. James Heller will officiate with entombment in Chapel Hill Mausoleum. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St Stephen Catholic Church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to CAN Council or St. Stephen Catholic Church. www.snowfuneralhome.net