Yuknis Jpg Irene Katherine Yuknis, 95, of Powers Lake, died March 6, 2014.  She was born on Sept. 27, 1918, in Chicago, to the late Andrew and Victoria (Uryga) Sliwa.

She married Benedict J. Yuknis. Irene was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Twin Lakes and devoted 40 years to keeping the church clean and organized.

She was a member of the Ladies Sodality of St. John’s.  She enjoyed playing bingo and watching the Green Bay Packers.

She is survived by her children Annette (Gary) French; Christine (Jack) Ceremuga, Dorothy (Dick) Cherven, Victoria Sowka, Ben Yuknis, Donald (Linda) Yuknis and Leonard Yuknis. 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sisters Wanda Robin and Sister Annette Sliwa. She was preceded in death by her husband and numerous brothers and sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday March 10, at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church 701 N. Lake Ave. Twin Lakes.

The family will receive friends from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Haase-Lockwood and Associates Funeral Home, 620 Legion Drive, on Monday March 10. Burial will be in St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Church.

Well-wishers can sign her online guestbook at Haaselockwoodfhs.com.






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