KATHERINE "KAY" BELLA (PILENAK) CROWN POINT, IN Katherine "Kay" Bella (Pilenak), age 93 of Wittenberg Lutheran Village, formerly of Lake of the Four Seasons, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Nick; two daughters: Patty (Steve) Kunihiro of Napa, CA and Denise Pilnak of Los Angeles, CA; two stepsons: Nick (Jane) Bella of Crown Point and Rick (Jodi Mann) Bella of Merrillville; four grandchildren; two step granddaughters; one step great-granddaughter; brother, Mike (Sof) Kucan of Merrillville; and sister, Ann (late Steve) Horvatich of Crown Point. Preceded in death by her husband, Michael Pilenak; daughter, KayLynn Pilenak; sister, Mary Miletich; and brother, Sam Kucan. Kay was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, the Keenagers of LOFS, CFU Lodge #170 Retirees, CCU Lodge, and a former member of the K of C Wives Club, and SS. Peter & Paul Rosary Sodality. Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service (6360 Broadway, Merrillville) on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 2:00-8:00 P.M. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. from Pruzin Brothers Chapel and 10:00 A.M. from SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church (5885 Harrison St., Merrillville) with Rev. Roy Beeching officiating. At rest, Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Memorials are preferred to the SS. Peter & Paul Building Fund. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at: www.pruzinfuneralservice.com
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Published in The Times from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2013