THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: March 5, 2014
Michael Krajewski, 66, of Green Bay, passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, Feb. 23 at a Green Bay hospital.
Born May 17, 1947, in Angelica, to the late Steven and Genevieve (Golec) Krajewski, he graduated from Pulaski High School in 1965 and later served in the United States Army in Vietnam. In 2013, he received his belated Purple Heart Award for injuries he sustained during the war. After service, he returned home and began working for Czech Construction and eventually bought the company. He developed the company into other additional construction services.
He was an active member of the Coleman Kalbes-Seewald American Legion Post # 280. He enjoyed the outdoors, swimming with his grandchildren, walking with his pets, NASCAR on Sundays, Las Vegas vacations and traveling with his family. He loved to build and was known for adding his own creative style to everything that he constructed and will be missed by his loved ones.
He is survived by his partner of over 20 years, Joan Risner; three sons, Michael (Lori), Matthew (Carrie) and Jason, all of Green Bay; step-son, Phillip (Danielle) Risner, of Coleman; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson, Tristan; a brother, Ronald (Sandy), of Pulaski; four sisters, Eleanor Czech-Braun, of St. Louis, Mo., Florence Steffen and Carol (Don) Holewinski, of Green Bay and Mary Montag of Connecticut; Joans brother, Wayne (Donna) Loeffler, of Lena and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Rita Baierl and her husband, Larry; brothers-in-law, Edward Czech, Harold Braun and Don Montag; Joans parents, Richard and Evelyn Loeffler and a grandson, Keegan Risner.
Visitation was at Malcore-West Funeral Home in Green Bay Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 4 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. Chaplain Jonathan Elmer officiated with a Memorial service and military honors led by Kalbes-Sewald American Legion Post.