Cecelia Dembny


Cecelia Dembny, 92, of Rogers City passed away Saturday morning March 2, 2019 at Orchard Manor Adult Foster Care in Posen Towsnship.

The daughter of the late Stanley and Agnes (Kierzek) Roznowski was born November 18, 1926 in Posen. On November 9, 1943 she married Joe Krawczak who preceded her in death when the SS Carl D. Bradley sank November 18, 1958.  She then married Louis Dembny August 26, 1961. He preceded her in death January 24, 2012.

Cecelia was a true homemaker caring for her family and home. Her passions were gardening, sewing, baking, and cooking, but the biggest joy of her life was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was known for her wit, sass and great sense of humor. She was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, its Rosary Society and Daughters of Isabella 974.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Joe and Louis; a daughter, Kathy Krawczak January 12, 2019; six brothers, Eugene, Lenard, Alphonse, Sylvester, Bruno and Raymond; two sisters, Helen Brezinski and Regina Durecki; a granddaughter, Karen Stiver; and two sons-in-law, John Boyk and Doug McCrumb.

Surviving are six children, Ronald (Sandra) Krawczak of Rogers City, Jacinta Boyk of Alpena, Rose McCrumb (Mike) of Lansing, Andrea (David) Robinson of Gaylord, JoLynn (David) Zalewski of Ocqueoc and Cella (Kendrick) Bade of Rogers City; three sisters, Betty Dembny of Gaylord, Ann Haske of Metz and Sally (Arnold) Fuhrman of Midland; 12 grandchildren an

d 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be today (Thursday, March 7) at Hentkowski Funeral Home at 3 p.m. with the rosary beginning at 6:45 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday morning at St. Ignatius Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. with a 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass with the Rev. Rolando Silva officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to hentkowskifuneral.com.

Memorials are suggested to St. Ignatius Catholic School, Hospice of Michigan or Orchard Manor Adult Foster Care.