Celia V. Kodanko, age 91, of 17502 Hwy. M-35, McFarland died Monday morning May 21, 2007 following a lengthy illness at the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba where she had been a resident for the past six years.
Celia was born August 9, 1915 in Defiance, MI the daughter of John and Matilda (LaBresh) Lusardi and she was raised in the Rock area. Growing up Celia cooked in the area sawmills. She loved to play baseball and everyone always wanted her on their team because of her baseball abilities. In 1932 Celia was united in marriage to Earl Englund at the age of 17. Together they had seven children. Earl preceded her in death in 1959.