Loretta (Grudzien) Kristovic

December 7, 1932 ~ February 20, 2021 (age 88)


Loretta Kristovic, nee Grudzien, age 88, of Lansing, IL, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021. She is survived by her sister, Dolores (late Steve) Dupin and sisters-in-law Marie (late John) Grudzien and Helen (late Matt) Grudzien along with several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death was her beloved husband John Kristovic, sisters and brothers, Stella (late Joe) Jallo, Mary (later Walter) Jallo, Toni (late Chester) Zarowny, Thaddeus Grudzien, Edward (late Labeta) Grudzien and Walter (late Mary) Grudzien.

Loretta graduated from Hammond Tech in 1951 and worked as a dispatcher for a large oil company until her retirement. She loved to travel with her husband John and visited many beautiful countries. She liked to meet weekly with her girlfriends for coffee which she truly enjoyed.

A private service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 9:00 am at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Highland. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City.

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February 27, 2021

Holy Cross Cemetery (Calumet City)

Private Services

Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

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