Velda Jean Kominek

1927 - 2018


Velda Jean Kominek of Erie, MI, died, December 15th in her home surrounded by her loving family. Born May 24, 1927 in Raisinville Township at her parents home. She was the daughter of Edwin and Emma (Arnold) Weilnau.


She married John Kominek, August 18th, 1945, at her parents home. He preceded her in death, November 16th, 1996. Velda was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Erie.


Velda loved to play cards with her family and hosted card games and dinners often in her home. she also enjoyed taking care of her yard and garden. She loved camping with her husband and spent many winters in Florida and summers in northern Michigan. They enjoyed a second honeymoon in Hawaii. She traveled to many states to visit her children and grand-children, which included; Alaska, California, South Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri, Alabama, West Virginia and Kentucky.


She was very proud of her children and their families and truly enjoyed spending time with them.


Survivors include: 9 children, John (Linda) Kominek, Jim (Terry) Kominek, Sue (Dale) Mehki, Joyce (Kim) Cinglie, Janice (Dan) Sheehan, Joanna (David) VanBelle, Jeannie (Chester) Owens, June (Scott) Cunningham and Julie Hoskins; a brother, Earl (Elaine) Weilnau; 30 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.


In addition to her husband, John, she was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Mildred, two brothers, Arnold and Robert, a great grandson and an infant daughter.


In Keeping with Jean's wishes there will be no visitation. Private services will be held and she will be interned at Roselawn Memorial Park. Jean's family request memorials to be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio in her name.