Kathryn Cukjati(1917 - 2014)

Kathryn Mary Cukjati (Katie) was born on November 22, 1917 in Milwaukee, WI, the only child of Petra and Maksim Yovandich (Jovandic). She married Fred John Cukjati (Fritz) on November 22, 1936. They remained in the Milwaukee area until 1982 when they moved to Loveland, CO. Fritz preceded her to heaven on March 7, 2002. She is survived by her son Raymond (Deborah) of West Allis, WI and their sons Jonathan (Rachel) of Chicago and Joseph (Tanya O'Brien) of Corning, NY; Katie's daughters Fredericka Patricia and Mary Beth (Dee) both of Denver, CO; great-granddaughters Scarlet and Ember; and great grandson due in May of 2014. Katie was also preceded in death by her nine cousins who all lived in the St. Louis area. Katie was baptized in the Serbian Orthodox Church but converted to Catholicism along with Fritz in 1942. She enjoyed gardening, needlework, baking, swimming, and caring for her family. Viewing will be held Thursday evening from 4-7pm at Viegut Funeral Home with Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 28th 2014, 10:00 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Loveland, CO. Interment will take place at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Fort Collins with a reception following burial at St. Johns. Donations may be made to North Shore Health & Rehab and/or to Pathways Hospice in care of Viegut Funeral Home. Go to www.viegutfuneralhome.com for condolences.

Funeral Home

Viegut Funeral Home
1616 N. Lincoln Avenue Loveland, CO 80538

Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Feb. 27, 2014