Oct. 9, 1938 - July 22, 2012
EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — John Thomas Kujawski, 73, of Eagle Lake, Edwardsburg, passed to his rest Sunday, July 22, 2012, in his home after an illness.
He was born Oct. 9, 1938, to Louis Stanley and Helen Ann (Czaplinski) Kujawski in South Bend.
He lived all of his life in Michiana.
John worked for Bayer Corp. as a chemical operator for 42 years.
He graduated from Edwardsburg High School in 1957 and was known for his abilities in football, basketball and track.
He was an avid fisherman.
He was a member of Edwardsburg American Legion and VFW, having served in the U.S. Army.
One of the enjoyable things John liked was cooking and he had a knack for making waffles. He was so good at waffle making that he shared in a waffle business and was known as “The Waffle Man”.
He did his part in the catering business and helped Faulkner Catering.
John was married July 28, 1952, at Our Lady of the Lake Church, to Carol J. Sult, who survives.
Also surviving are their children, Stephen P. (Julie) Kujawski of Granger, Ind. and Susan D. Quick of Nashua, N.H.; three grandchildren, Sasha and Taylor Quick of Nashua and Carrington Kujawski of Granger; sister Sylvia (Tom) Lewis of Granger; brother Anthony Kujawski of Cassopolis; and sister-in-law Joyce Kujawski of Niles.
Family who have preceded him in death are his parents, brother Louis Eugene Kujawski and a sister-in-law, Margaret Kujawski.
Friends and family may gather from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012, in the Social Hall at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 24832 U.S. 12 East, Edwardsburg, followed immediately by a Mass of Resurrection in the church. Father Joe McCormick will officiate.
The U.S. Army Honor Guard will be present at the church to give military honors, play taps and fold the U.S. flag.
Memorial donations may be made to Cass County Cancer Services, P.O. Box 676, Edwardsburg, MI 49112.
Arrangements are by Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, Edwardsburg.