THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Faye L. Schahczenski
Issue Date: July 5, 2017
Faye L. (Krah) Schahczenski, 89, of Marinette, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017 at the Luther Home.
Born March 5, 1928 in Marinette to William C. and Florence (Peterson) Krah, Sr., she resided in the twin cities for most of her life. As a youth, she moved with her family to Escanaba where she graduated from high school. She returned to Menominee and worked at Michigan Bell Telephone Co. until marrying W. Blaine Schahczenski on Nov. 18, 1950.
A homemaker, she was a longtime member of St. James Lutheran Church in Marinette and sang in the church choir for many years. She was an avid bridge player, was active in local bridge clubs, was a member of the locally famous "Birthday Club" and hosted the "Thirsty Thursday Social Club" with relatives and guests attending.
She is survived by a son, Gary (Mimi) Schahczenski; a daughter, Carrie Brueggeman (fiancé, David Immelt) of Columbus, Oh.; two grandsons, Anthony "Tony" and Tyler Brueggeman; three brothers and a sister, John Krah (special friend, Carolyn Strohm), Bill (Mary) Krah, Jr., Dar (Gary) Thyne and George (Pat) Krah; many nieces; nephews and cousins.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Blaine and a daughter, Lori Jo.
Friends may call at St. James Lutheran Church in Marinette on Friday, July 7 from 11:30 a.m. until time of the funeral services at 12:30 p.m., with Chaplain Darrel Diers officiating. Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery. Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.