Doris M. Rakowski

Dec. 8, 1939 July 23, 2013

Doris M. Rakowski of Hartford passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Wellington Place at the age of 73. Doris was born Dec. 8, 1939, in Menominee, Mich., to Frank and Clare (nee Banaszynski) Rakowski.

Doris will be dearly missed by her children, Dale (Jane) Rakowski, Darlene Werner and Darrin (Monica) Rakowski; grandchildren, Jamie, Eric (Claudia), Michelle (Chad), Daniel (Lauren), Christina, D.J. and Sean; great-grandchildren, Ayden, Tyler, Cole, Jaxen, Landon, Kiley, Kaedon and Mason. Doris is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius; her parents; and her brothers, Robert and Eugene.

Private graveside services were held.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit