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Gala Kujnisch

Born: March 27, 1937; in Rome, NY

Died: December 25, 2018; in Rockford, IL

Gala Kujnisch, age 81, of DeKalb, IL, died on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 in the Alden Debes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Rockford. She was born on March 27, 1937 in Rome, NY, and was the daughter of George and Audrey (Dissell) Davis.

Gala was married to the late Paul Hoffman in 1956, he preceded her in death on December 21, 2015. Gala later married Werner Kujnisch on March 26, 1980 in Sycamore, IL. Gala was a Registered Nurse for many years working at Kishwaukee Medical Associates in Sycamore, Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, and Alpha Christian Registry Home Health. Gala graduated from Aurora East High School in the class of 1955, she then graduated from Aurora University. She completed her nursing degree at Kishwaukee College.

Survivors include: husband, Werner of DeKalb; daughters, Denise (Robert) Hoffman-Clark of Sycamore, Dawn (Tom) Jeter of Dallas, GA, Tina (Ray) Raymer of Rockford; brother, George Davis; sisters, Nita Hughes, Deedee Campbell, Pamela Jordan, Lisa VanBuskirk, Cindy (Jon) McGough; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: parents, husband, Paul; son, Tony Hoffman; and step-son, Kurt Kujnisch.

A Celebration of Life will be held on a later date. Gala has donated her body to Northern Illinois University for Scientific study.

Arrangements were entrusted to: Finch Funeral Home, 310 Oak St. DeKalb, IL, 60115 (815) 758-3841.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Dec. 28, 2018
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