Mary Ellen Krzystofiak

Mary Ellen Krzystofiak, 81 of New Lenox passed away Sunday October 13, 2019 at Alden Courts of Shorewood, IL.  She was born February 10, 1938 in Sandwich, IL the daughter of George and Grace (Haas) Walker.  She married Chester Krzystofiak. Mary taught for 30 years at Argo High School in Summit-Argo, IL.  She dedicated her life to the Boy Scouts, where she served in leadership rolls.  Mary worked with a Native American group, Midwest Soaring of Lockport, IL.  She enjoyed traveling, outdoor activities, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by two sons, Kurt Krzystofiak of New Lenox, IL and Eric (Jennifer) Krzystofiak of Evanston, IL; one granddaughter, Parker Jane Krzystofiak; one brother, Charles (Stella) Walker of WA; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one sister, Shirley Guehler.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Somonauk.  Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Sandwich, IL.  Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the funeral home in Somonauk.  Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Research or the Boy Scouts of American.  For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to

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