Michaeline S. LaBuda, nee Kostyra, age 68, passed away October 1, 2018, with her family at her side. Born in Joliet, a lifelong resident. Former parishioner and organist of St. Thaddeus Church. Longstanding member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the V.F.W. Cantigny Post #367. Employed at BMO Harris Bank, formerly First National Bank of Joliet.
Preceded in death by her parents, Casimer and Florence, nee Hojnacki, Kostyra; four uncles, Leo Hojnacki , Eugene Kostyra, Robert Susner, and Uncle Joe; and five aunts, Eleanor Hojnacki, Loretta Kramer, EmilyBallak, Genevieve Susner, and Vicki Alberico
Survived by her husband, Frank LaBuda; her daughter, Dr. Caryn LaBuda; her aunt, Patricia Kostyra, her cousins, Ruth (Joseph) Tomala, Cathy (Bill) Marin, Charles (Catherine) Kramer, and Michael (Marina) Kostyra, Chrissie Kostyra, and Nick Susner; her sister-in-law, Renee Kinloch; her brother-in-law, Mark (Alice) LaBuda; numerous second cousins; and her dear friend Jessie Cambic.
A celebration of Michaeline’s life will begin on Friday, October 5, 2018, with prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:20 a.m. then driving in procession to Holy Cross Church for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Crest Hill. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60432.
Obituary and tribute wall for Michaeline LaBuda at www.tezakfuneralhome.com or for information, 815-722-0524. Markiewicz Funeral Home, P.C. in charge of arrangements.
Joliet Area Community Hospice
250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet IL 60431