HENRY "HANK" PIETRZAK MUNSTER, IN
Henry "Hank" Pietrzak, age 84, of Munster, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Flo Rapchak (O'Drobinak); ten children: Henry (Daisy) Pietrzak, Mary (Ken) Young, Richard (Kim) Pietrzak, Theresa (Fred) Swantko, Jackie (Joe) Kukuch, James Pietrzak, Chris (Matt) Nelson, Randy (Kim) Rapchak, Pattie (Jerry) Mayo, Cyndi (Terry) Kiest; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Mike (Sue) Pietrzak; sister, Theresa (late John) Proudfoot; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents: Leo and Margaret; first wife, Bernadine (nee Shideler); brother, Leo; sister, Dolores. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM Directly at St. John Bosco Church 7113 Columbia Ave., Hammond with Fr. Richard Orlinski officiating. At rest St. John Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the Solan Pruzin Funeral Home, 14 Kennedy Ave., Schererville, IN (corner of Main and Kennedy). Hank was Korean War Veteran, retired from Lever Brothers with 43 years of service, former owner of B & H scrap, member St. John Bosco Church, avid pinochle player, and also a volunteer for Pierogi making at St. Josephat's Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. John Bosco Church, and St. Joseph Soup Kitchen and Share Foundation. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Published in The Times from Apr. 28 to Apr. 29, 2014