Beatrice F. "Bea" Kazmierzak
82, Indianapolis, passed away Sunday December 30, 2012. She was born in Dubois County, Indiana on July 16, 1930 to Joseph Frank and Clara Mary Schilling Blessinger.
Bea was a lifelong beautician and owned her own shop on the southside of Indianapolis for many years. She was a longtime member of St. Barnabas Parish and was also an avid bowler. Her love of her family was always first and foremost in her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Kazmierzak; her daughter, Pennie Grimes and her granddaughter, Lori Kazmierzak. She is survived by her children, Susan Nix (Robert), Debora Zimmermann (Bill), Robert Kazmierzak (Sandy), Larry Kazmierzak (Sheila), Cynthia Barnes (Steve Frigon), Allen Kazmierzak (Sherrie), Roy Kazmierzak (Cheryl Bush), Lt. Col. Michael Kazmierzak (Emily); sister, Hilda Kunz; 23 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and her beloved dogs, Snowbaby and Frosty.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday January 3, 2013 at 10 a.m. in St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Daniel F. O' Riley Funeral Home , where morning prayers will be said on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. prior to Mass. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
or St. Barnabas Church. Online condolences may be shared with the family at: orileyfuneralhome.com