Mary Kostrewa, 93
Sept. 2, 1922 June 9, 2016

Mary Kostrewa of Grafton went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on June 9, 2016, at the age of 93. Mary was born on Sept. 2, 1922, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of the late Frank and Ludmilla (nee Sochor) Jakes. Mary joined the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17. She was stationed in El Centro, Calif., and served in World War II. This is also where Mary met and married Eugene Kostrewa in 1945. Mary was employed at EST Company (Pace) in Grafton for 35 years.

Mary is survived by her four children, Sharon (Mark) Stalter of Sheboygan, Linda Coker of Grafton, Eugene (Jan) Kostrewa of Kokoma, Ind., and Kristine (Dan) Simonson of Hartford. Mary is further survived by 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great- grandchildren, her sister Julia Barrett and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service with full military honors was held on Monday, June 13, 2016, at noon at Mueller Funeral Home in Grafton.

Family received friends on Monday from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com.