Mary Jane Kulinski “Janie” (nee Koch)

Born to Life on February 28, 1932 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Walter and Teofila (nee Gallup) Koch.  Found eternal peace on December 18, 2018 at the age of 86 years, and is now reunited with her forever love, Jerry.  Cherished mother to Christine (Thomas) Brown, Janet (Randy) Janowski , and Michael (Lisa Stock)Kulinski.  Beloved grandmother of Arthur (Lindsey) Janowski, Lauren (Jesse) Nelson , Elizabeth (James Johnson) Janowski, Nicholas Kohal, Mariel (Paul) Jenquine, step-grandchildren Billy, Brodie and Shawn Brown. Great-grandmother of Raylan, Elliot and Sloane Janowski, Isabella and Theodore “Teddy” Nelson, Natalie and Cooper Jenquine.  Sisters, Anna Stich and Barbara (Edward)Refinski, and brother Edward Respondek.  Further survived by nieces, nephews, friends and special life-long friends, Mary Ann “Mamie” Tabaska and Joseph Vento.

The family would like to thank the staff at Arbor View Assisted Living of Pewaukee WI and the staff of Horizon Home Health Care for providing a dignified and loving quality of life.

Visitation at ST. HEDWIG CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1702 N. Humboldt Ave; Milwaukee, 53202, on Thursday, December 27, from 9:00 AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM.  Private internment Holy Cross Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers please remember Janie with a gift in her name to Arbor View Assisted Living of Pewaukee WI; Horizon Home Health Care of Wisconsin; or The Alzheimer’s Association.

Messages for the family

  • I will always remember her laugh, her generous spirit, her Christmas trees and candy! I enjoyed golfing with her, when they needed a sub on the foursome! Godspeed Janie!

  • Christine & Family,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending love & light to you during this difficult time.