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Obituaries > CETNAR, RICHARD P.

Richard P. “Dick” Cetnar, age 82, born in Chicago, IL, passed away July 1, 2007. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Estelle M. Cetnar, who passed away November 2, 2006; parents: Walter and Helen Cetnar; three brothers: Robert (Lorraine), Raymond and Dennis. Survived by two daughters: Sharon (Ken) Poniatowski of LOFS and Cindy (George) Krenzelak of Lehigh Acres, FL; five grandchildren: Kenneth (Tamara) Poniatowski of Crown Point, IN, Bethany (Matthew) Burroughs of CO, Jeremy Krenzelak of FL, Matthew (Michelle) Krenzelak of Frankfort, IL and Sarah Krenzelak of FL; great-grandchildren: Katherine, Kyle, Angelina, Christian, Aidric, Ava, Alexandria and Annalese; sisters: Irene (late Ed) Stahulak of Chicago, IL, Gerry (late Peter) Stephanites of Chicago, IL and Dolores (late George) Zerebiny of Chicago, IL; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; loving sister-in-law, Frances (late Raymond). Dick served with the U.S. Marines during WWII (Marine Raiders). He retired as a superintendent from Federal Cement Flexicore Products in Hammond, IN. Dick was a member of Local #11 and Local #17 Construction Workers, Hammond, IN. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 6, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN with Rev. Joseph V. Murphy officiating. Entombment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL. Friends are invited to meet with the family at Burns Funeral Home on Thursday, July 5, 2007 from 2:00-8:00 p.m.