Patricia L. Kresach

May 27, 1931 - August 13, 2011
Patricia L. Kresach (nee Albright) passed away Saturday August 13, 2011. She is survived by daughter Judy Galligan (Tom), her two sons, Dan (Meg) and Joe (Lori) Kresach and her beloved granddaughter Olivia. Pat was paralyzed from the waist down after being diagnosed with polio in 1955 at the age of 24. In spite of that she managed a marriage, 3 children and was instrumental in opening the family business Melody Mart in Homewood, IL. She was the polio mother of the year in 1956, was always a vibrant and energetic individual and was an inspiration to most everyone she met. Visitation will be held Monday August 22nd from 4 to 8 p.m. at Burns-Kish Funeral Home 8415 Calumet Ave. Munster,In. Funeral service will take place Tuesday August 23rd,11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Probasco Jr. officiating. Interment will be at Chapel Lawn memorial gardens, Schererville. She will be missed but not forgotten by everyone that knew her. We love you mom, but we know you are once again walking around in heaven In Lieu of Flowers donations can be sent in her memory to; Hospice of the Comforter 480 W. Central Parkway Altamonte Springs, FL 32714


Dan, Judy and Butch, We are all going to miss your mom so very much. She brought all of us such joy and love. She has been such a big part of my life and I am truly grateful to her. This loss is very difficult for all. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.


Dan, Judy and Butch, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom has always been a joy and fun to be around. I am so grateful for her to be my aunt. I love her and miss her. Please know, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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