Judith (Judy) A. Kienzynski (nee Kolodziey) age 73 of Merrillville passed away peacefully OCTOBER 16, 2022. Born March 3, 1949. Judy was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Michael Kienzynski, parents Anthony and Mary Kolodziey and her Aunt Martha Finnerty.
Survived by stepchildren Kara Kienzynski and Michael Kienzynski, and granddaughter, Hailey Davis, sister-in-laws Barbara Sopczak and Alyce Kinzie, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Judy was born in Gary Indiana and graduated from Emerson High School class of ‘67. Judy worked as a bartender for many years at local establishments including Variety Lounge, Old Mill Pizzeria, American Legion Post 430 and the Gary Sportsman Club for 20 years before retiring in 2019. She was member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She loved her Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears and Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish. Judy was a friend to many and will be missed by those lives she touched.
A Celebration of Life will be held on November 4, 2022 from 10-12 at Calumet Park Funeral Home, concluding with a luncheon at Innsbrook.