Mary Lou Krajewski, 79, of Oshkosh, Nebraska passed away Friday, January 13, 2012 at her home in Oshkosh, Nebraska.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church with Father Neal Nollette officiating. Rosary service will be at 7:00 P.M. Monday evening at the church. Burial will follow in the St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Cemetery.
A memorial has been established in Mary Lou’s name to the VFW Auxiliary Unit.
Friends may call from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday at the
Holechek Funeral Home in Oshkosh.
Holechek Funeral Home in Oshkosh is serving the Krajewski family.
Mary Lou was born February 15, 1932 in Big Springs, Nebraska to George “Amos” and Charlotte D. “Lottie” (Hothan) Rogers. She attended District #23 Country School and graduated from Garden County High School in 1950. After high school she worked at the Garden County News.
On September 15, 1951 Mary Lou married Richard Krajewski at the St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Oshkosh. After their marriage Rich joined the services and Mary Lou remained in Oshkosh working. After Rich was discharged from the military the couple moved to Colorado Springs for a short time before returning to Oshkosh.
Upon their return to Oshkosh the family farmed north of town as well as ran the Oshkosh Lockers. Throughout this time Mary Lou worked many jobs as well as being a farmwife and mother. She loved her children, grandchildren, working the hayfields and the occasional karaoke.
Mary Lou was an active member of the VFW Auxiliary Unit, the Eagles Auxiliary, and St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church.
She is survived by 4 sons, Jim and wife Dixann, Mike and wife Glenda, Mark and wife Beverly, and Jon and wife Jill all of Oshkosh; brother, Harold Lee and wife Doris Rogers of Woodward, OK; sister-in-law, Roma Rogers of Oshkosh; brother-in-law, Norris Tophoj of Oshkosh, 9 grandchildren, Kim, Jason, Amy, Josh, Kyle, Nina, Chet, Nicole, and Matt; 5 great grandchildren, Lily, Lucas, Zeke and Ryland Krajewski and Chanley Loomis; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 2000; infant son, Richard; brother, Jack Rogers; and sister Charlotte Tophoj.