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Genowefa Kurek

1927 - 2020

Genowefa “Jenny” Kurek age 93 of Alpena passed away peacefully at home on August 12, 2020.

She was born February 10, 1927 in Poland to Stanislaw and Feliksa (Ludwiniak) Bereda.

Her life in Poland was spent raising her family and working on the family farm. Jenny moved to the United States in 1998 and served as the rectory housekeeper and cook at St. Casimir Parish until her brother, Fr. Stan Bereda retired from active ministry. Jenny’s retirement years were spent in Alpena with her brother.

She is survived by her brother, Fr. Stan Bereda of Alpena; a niece and nephews.

Jenny was preceded in death by her husband, Franciszek; her son, Sylwester; a sister, Krystyna and a brother, Henryk.

Friends may visit at St. Casimir Catholic Church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. through time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Stan Bereda, Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz and Fr. Joe Muszkiewicz concelebrating.

Burial will follow at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. Casimir Parish in Posen in loving memory of Genowefa Kurek.

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