Mary G. (Gavenia) Krafft

Born: Thu., Sep. 15, 1932
Died: Fri., Oct. 1, 2021


Visitation

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Fri., Oct. 08, 2021
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Fri., Oct. 08, 2021
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church


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Mary Kraft, nee‘ Gavėnia
09.15.1932 – 10.01.2021
Mary died October 1st, 2021. She was born September 15 1932 in village Valuckai, Jurbarkas District, Lithuania, to Jurgis and Elzbieta Gavėnia, nee‘ Orentas.
Father Jurgis died in 1938. In 1941 Mother with 3 children left Lithuania for Germany.  Elzbieta Gavenia with her daughter Mary came to the US through Ellis Island in 1950 sponsored by her uncle. Mother died in 1978. Mary met and married Joseph Kraft in 1982 who died in 2010.
Since the arrival to Chicago, Mary was a member of Zion Lithuanian Lutheran Church. She sang in the choir. She was a member of Rūta Ladies‘ Society.
In in April of 2019 moved to Longmont, CO to be closer to her niece Audra Harders and her family.
Mary‘s death left grieving her niece Audra (Gary) Harders of Longmont CO, her caring neighbors, and relatives in Chicago and the area.
After the Funeral Service at the Church, her body will be burried at Bethania Cemetery until the resurrection of all believers...

LITURGY
Liturgical verse
Introductory Psalm 23
Prayer
SCRIPTURE:
Isaiah 6:1-3
Romans 8:31-39
John 14:1-6
CREED
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LORD‘S PRAYER
BLESSING – Lithuanian
Jesus lead thou on 718 Jezau veski tu 229
„God Loves Me Dearly“ 392 „Dievs yra meilė“ 262
„Lord, take my hand” 722 „Taigi imk mano ranką”321














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Sigrid Wright
   Posted Thu October 07, 2021

A GARDEN PATH was sent by the Berghofers and Wrights.

Sent with much love and remembrance for a beautiful life lived. We will see our dear, sweet cousin Mary again in heaven. Bob & Zenta Berghofer and Brad & Sigrid Wright


Rimas Orentas and Pamela Collins
   Posted Thu October 07, 2021
With heartfelt thanks to God for the love and care she showed for all of us little cousins. Visiting her home was always a fun treat whenever we visited Chicago. She will be remembered for her smile, her encouragement, her laughter, and her love for us.

Edita McQuary
   Posted Sat October 16, 2021
Beautiful Mary (Maryte) was a strong believer and a faithful friend who loved God, her family, her church friends and her church. She will be missed but we know she is in a better place and reunited with parents brother and sister.

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