EVART — Ethel Vivian Kujawa, 76, of Evart, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at her home on Negaunee Lake. She was born in Detroit on Oct. 9, 1935 to Henry Charles Neubert & Dorothy Viloa Wagner Neubert.

Mrs. Kujawa loved the Lord with her whole heart & found joy even in the darkest moments. She cherished her husband, family, & friends, always putting their needs before her own. Ethel had the most infectious laugh that brightened up an entire room. Her love of life inspired those around her to cherish each day that they are given.

Ethel was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Evart and the Ladies of the Moose, Evart. She enjoyed singing in the church choir, paying Bingo with Kathy, bowling, reading books, game shows, & scrabble.

She left this world in peace, surrounded by her family, knowing that her father was calling her home.

Mrs. Kujawa is survived by her husband of 50 years, James Eugene Kujawa, their five children, Cindy, Rick, Anita, Christopher, & Lorianne, 16 Grandchildren & 18 Great Grandchildren.

Memorial Services are 12 noon Thursday January 5 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Evart with Pastor Janice Kelly officiating. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Evart.