|Mary Pulczinski, 89|
|Written by TRF Times|
Roseau - Mary Pulczinski, 89, died on Friday, May 6, 2005 at the Roseau Area Hospital in Roseau.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 12 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church of Greenbush with Father Jeyapaul presiding. Visitation will be held after 5 p.m. on Wednesday (today) at the Church with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and rosary following and also one hour prior to services on Thursday. Interment will be held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Cemetery in Greenbush.Mary was born on June 13, 1915 in Leo, to John and Laura (Cibulski) Pietruszewski.
She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith at St. Aloysius Catholic church of Leo and attended school at Haug. She was united in marriage to Albin Pulczinski at Leo on June 30, 1944 while Albin was home on leave from the U.S. Army in the European theatre where he returned shortly after their marriage and was captured as a prisoner of war. Mary prayed and waited in earnest for her husband and brothers to return home from the war. Following Albin’s discharge the couple farmed and milked cows in Polonia twp. of Roseau County, near Greenbush, until 1951.
Mary and Albin then moved to a farm in Barto twp., also near Greenbush, where they continued to farm and milk cows. In September of 1975 they moved the house that they built into Greenbush where they have since resided. Albin died on May 27, 1991 and Mary continued to make her home in Greenbush. She worked in housekeeping at the Greenbush Community Hospital and Nursing Home for 19 years, retiring in 1988.
Mary was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church of Leo and of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church of Greenbush.
Mary enjoyed working out of doors farming and gardening. She loved to bake and was known for her cinnamon rolls, buns, and homemade chocolate cake. Mary very much enjoyed having her grandchildren and children around her and devoted her life to her husband and family.
Mary is survived by one son, Albin Jr. (Jenny) Pulczinski of Greenbush; three sisters, Frances (Duane) Omdahl of Maplewood, Cecylia (Ken) Nelson of Collierville, Tenn., Margaret (Gerald) Trickle of Moorhead; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elsie Mlodzik of Greenbush and Theresa (Adrian) Borowicz of Cottage Grove.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; five brothers, Joseph, John, Edward, Sylvester and Raymond Pietruszewski; two sisters, Frances Pulczinski and Angeline Pietruszewski. A00003B2005MY11