July 23, 2016

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Lucija Kerstens

Lucija Kerstens, 91, of Medina, passed into her heavenly home Saturday, June 21, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born November 23, 1922, in Latvia.

Lucija married Teodors Kerstens June 1, 1946 in Wizzburga, Germany and they both came to America on October 18, 1951. They both became U.S. citizens on July 16, 1993. Lucija has resided in Medina since 1993.

Lucija was a well noted cook. She adored her sons and cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Harijs (Kathy) and Richard (Mary); grandchildren, Michelle (Tim) Javorsky and Christina (Mike) Tomasko; great-grandchildren, Kyleigh and Keirnan Javorsky and Jonathan, Sophia and Zoey Tomasko. She was preceded in death by her husband, Teodors in 2001.

Funeral Service will be 11 A.M., Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City, with the Reverend Annette Dimond officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park, North Olmsted. Calling hours will be Monday, June 23, 2014, 6 until 9 P.M., at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 N. Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256.