Kruska, Marie K., Saginaw, Michigan

Loving mother, grandmother and great –grandmother passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Caretel Inns. Age 90 years. Daughter of the late Anthony and Nellie (Latoski) Winters, Marie was born June 8, 1921 in Flint, Michigan. She was married to Arthur J. Kruska on August 15, 1945. He predeceased her October 8, 2002. Marie was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, League of Catholic Women and was a volunteer at St. Francis Home. She enjoyed the outdoors and especially her family. Surviving are three sons and one daughter, Joseph A. and Lori Kruska, Saginaw; Kenneth and Jayne Kruska, Saginaw; Christine M. Kruska, Orlando, Florida; Thomas A. Kruska, Nashville, Tennessee; six grandchildren, Jeremy Kruska, Bethany Kruska, Matthew and Amy Kruska ,Rachael and Tony Huffman, Rebecca and Alex Piazza, Angela Kruska; her great-granddaughter, Adele Huffman; her sister, Anita Colby, Carmel, Indiana; several nieces and nephews. Marie was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Joseph Winters. The Kruska family wishes to thank the staff of Caretel Inns and McLaren Hospice for the love and support they had given. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. James Heller will officiate with entombment in St. Andrews Mausoleum. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Monday at St. Stephen Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 4:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephens Catholic Church or McLaren Hospice.