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Mina Utianski 1927 - 2017

Mina Utianski

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July 07, 2018
Hey Grandma, I am missing you terribly and wanted to say I Love you to the moon and back. Please continue to watch over our family.

love you,
your 1st grand child
February 22, 2018
Such a touching tribute written by exceptional people for an exceptional woman. I wish I could have met Mina. Bill, god bless you and your family. May Mina continue to walk with the love of her life.
January 18, 2018
Thinking of you, Billie Boy. I've been reading all the incredible and remarkable accomplishments your mother achieved and the warm and loving wishes from everyone who's life she touched. She was truly blessed as well as her loving family. Lovingly, Valerie & Frankie
January 16, 2018
My deepest condolences to the Utanski family. I worked with Alex and Mina during the 70's and 80's, and knew I was working with some very special people. I felt Mina made me part of her family with the many interesting stories of their experiences. God bless you and your family.
January 12, 2018
Miss you my beautiful queen. I know your with me every day,I just miss those hugs and kisses and you being my biggest cheerleader.
I Love you to the moon.
I love you longer
Ok, it was love at first sight.
I love you give a kiss to Gramdpa and uncle Alan.
January 10, 2018
I do not believe I have ever read a more touching and heartfelt tribute as the one written here for this lovely lady. What an amazing life she had, even having gone through the ultimate hell of what she and her family endured at the hands of pure evil. God bless all those she left behind. Someone like the woman described here will be missed very much! My most heartfelt condolences.
January 08, 2018
I was very fortunate to spend some time and represent Mina and Alex Utanski for approximately 15 years during Alex and Mina's lifetime. When I read Mina's obituary I felt that someone cheated me out of more time that I could have spent with them based upon the interesting parts of their life that was reflected in the obituary. From my own personal experience I enjoyed being with them as they were both very interesting and extremely sweet, cordial and kind individuals. It will not be difficult for me to remember them in the years that I have left in my life but I was very happy and fortunate to be a part of their lives, handling some of their affairs and preparing their legal documents. I will miss them both.
January 06, 2018
Miss you every day grandma xo
December 20, 2017
One of the blessings of being a healthcare provider is the opportunity to meet so many special people. For me, at the top of my list after practicing medicine for 30 years, sits Mina. A kind beautiful loving and strong soul that I was fortunate enough to have known for over a decade. I will always remember her glowing smile that blessed me regardless of the pain she was in. To give to me energetically when she was the one that needed to be given to was the Mina that I knew, kind and selfless. I will miss our lengthy conversations. She taught me much, particularly about perseverance in life. Years ago as I we would speak about the holocaust, I presumed it was something she did with many. It wasn't until years later when she was at my office with her son that I came to realize she shared these stories and lessons with me, openly and freely, some of which her son later told me he had never heard. I then realized how fortunate I was to have her impart these lessons to me through her stories answering each and every question I had. One which I will never forget and one which I have told to others involved if and how a survivor could ever forgive a former soldier or guard. Was it necessary to do so or perhaps never to do so, something only a survivor could truly understand. From my perspective I wasn't sure I could ever forgive them after watching them destroy my home and love ones. Mina's response, she said "well you know there were many days when I was in the camp that I would see a loan soldier lying on the ground dead, with his pistol in his hand". She explained that many took their own lives as they couldn't handle what they were being forced to do. From her perspective, of course she could forgive some. I will miss seeing Mina's incredible smile in my exam room but I will always keep a part of her with me as I was blessed to have known her and cared form her.
December 17, 2017
Beautiful lady

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My queen reunited with her king. I love you both so much.

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