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Alfred J. Gushrowski

June 20, 1926 ~ May 28, 2020 (age 93)

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Alfred J. Gushrowski

June 20, 1926 - May 28, 2020

Alfred J. Gushrowski, 93, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 in Rittenhouse Senior Living of Michigan City, Michigan City, Indiana.

A private Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 606 S. Woodland Ave., Michigan City, IN with Rev. Kevin Huber officiating. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana. There is no visitation. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana is handling arrangements.

Alfred was born June 20, 1926 in Michigan City, IN to the late Frank and Ida (Levine) Gushrowski. On January 24, 1953 in Michigan City, IN he married the love of his life Norma Knoll who survives in Michigan City, IN. They were blessed to have shared 67 years of marriage together. Also surviving are two daughters, Mary Kay (Jeffrey) Hanke of Trail Creek, IN, Linda (Daryl) Pomranke of Michigan City, IN; three sons, Thomas (Stacey) Gushrowski of Michigan City, IN, Jerome (Kathleen) Gushrowski of Michigan City, IN, James Gushrowski of South Bend, IN; eleven grandchildren, Mara (Jamie) Kasuboski, Joseph (Lindsey) Gushrowski, Courtney (Jamie) McNeill, Elizabeth (Justin) Fowler, Benjamin Hanke, Andrew (Annie) Pomranke, Matthew Pomranke, Kristen Gushrowski, Megan Gushrowski, Emily Gushrowski, Nicholas Gushrowski; nine great-grandchildren, Jillian, Jenna, Jackson, Jacob, Braydon, Maycee, Genevieve, Claire, Jack. He was preceded in death by six sisters, Delores Konarski, Mildred Gushrowski, Bernice Kaminski, Arlene Madginski, Lorraine Muzyka, Harriet Bazia; four brothers, Clement Gushrowski, Robert Gushrowski, Donald Gushrowski, Frank Gushrowski, Jr.

Alfred was a veteran of the United States Navy during World War II. He graduated from Indiana University in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science in Business. After graduating, he returned to Michigan City and began a career at Plastic Masters, Inc., New Buffalo, Michigan. He was treasurer and controller when he retired after 37 years. He was the ultimate family man who treasured the time spent with his family. He especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports. In over 25 years, he rarely missed a game, meet or match. He loved IU Basketball and Chicago Cubs Baseball. He was an active member of Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, having served as a lector and on the Parish Council. He belonged to St. Joseph Young Men Society and the American Legion John Franklin Miller Post 37.

Contributions may be made to Queen of all Saints Catholic Church, 606 So. Woodland Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360 or to Dunes Hospice 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, Indiana 46383.

 

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Services

Private Family Service

Queen of All Saints Catholic Church (S. Woodland Ave, Michigan City)
606 So. Woodland Ave.
Michigan City, IN 46360

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