Stella Marion Brzenk, age 91, of McHenry, died Sunday, February 19, 2006, at her home.
She was born December 10, 1914 in Chicago to John and Ursula (Malaskeovicius) Jerusevicius. On May 29, 1937 she married John F. Brzenk in Chicago. He preceded her in death on July 12, 2004.
A resident of Wonder Lake for 18 years, Stella had lived in McHenry for the past 22 years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church in Johnsburg, the council of Christian Women at St. Mary’s Church in McHenry.
She is survived by her four children, Rose Marie (the late Eugene) Herkert of Amb oy, John W. (Iva) Brzenk of Taylorsville, Utah, Jeanette M. (Lindell) Kerley of Christopher, Marc A. (Iris) Brzenk of Wonder Lake; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband John; her parents; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry, Il 60050.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, at St. John the Baptist Church, 2302 W. Church St., Johnsburg, Il.
Interment will be in Christ the King Cemetery. Wonder Lake. Memorials to Seasons Hospice, 1600 W. Dempster, Park Ridge, IL 60714, would be appreciated by the family. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or send an online condolence at www.justenfh.com