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Don Krcilek

April 7, 1936 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Don Krcilek, 84, of Loveland, Colorado, formerly of La Porte, Indiana passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Don was born April 7, 1936 in La Porte, Indiana to the late Gerald and Jenny (Mannia) Krcilek.

Don married Doris Grinstead on June 30, 1956, who preceded him in death. On July 24, 1999, he married Mary Berry who also preceded him in death along with his parents; and a brother, Michael Krcilek.

Don retired from Howmet after 28 years.  He also sold real estate at K & K Real Estate and was known as Mr. Real Estate.  He was a member of La Porte Realty, Happy Hearts Clowns, and he played Santa Claus for many years.

Don leaves behind three daughters, Jill Krcilek of Loveland, Colorado, Beth (Randy) Gourley of La Porte, Indiana and Kathee Krcilek of La Porte, Indiana; a son, Tim (Shelley) Krcilek of Lafayette, Indiana; ten grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marilyn Levendowski of La Porte, Indiana and Shirley Pietraszewski; a brother, Gerald Krcilek of La Porte, Indiana and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2021 at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the funeral home, where visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of services. Pastor Bob Vale will officiate.  Burial will follow in Pine Lake Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Visitation
Saturday
January 23, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 23, 2021

10:00 AM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

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