Catherine Emily Kozicki, age 87, died Saturday, May 24, 2008, at her home.
She was born January 1, 1921 in Chicago to George and Katherine (Rdzak) Breier. She was married to Walter Kozicki on November 21, 1940 at Immaculate Conception Church in Chicago.
Formerly of Chicago, she and her husband moved to Johnsburg in 1948, and then to McHenry in 1956.
She was a member of St. Mary Church in McHenry.
She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, loved animals, especially her two cats. She also enjoyed taking walks around the neighborhood and visiting with her lady friends for coffee at local restaurants, tending to her flowers around the house, shopping in Chicago at Christmas and traveling with her husband throughout the country after he retired.
She is survived by three children, Dennis (Harriett) Kozicki of Johnsburg, Kathleen (Thomas) Schaffer of McHenry, and Thomas Kozicki of McHenry; two grandchildren, Kellyanne (Thomas) Wondra of North Prairie, WI and John (Tammy) Kozicki of Wonder Lake; 5 great grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille (the late Edward) King of Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Walter in 1983; and a brother, Robert Breier.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., Monday, May 26, 2008, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
Visitation will resume at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home until leaving at 11:30 a.m. for the 12 p.m. funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, 1401 N. Richmond Road, McHenry.
Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, McHenry. Memorials to the Hospice of Northeastern Illinois would be appreciated by the family.
For information call (815)385-2400, or send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.