A private family memorial service will take place at a later date in Indiana.
Lillian Genevieve Szostek was born on October 8, 1921 in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Simon and Magdelene (nee Fles) Szostek. She was a graduate of Emerson High School in Indiana. In 1939, she married Joseph M. Banashak at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Gary, Indiana. He preceded her in death on July 12, 1989. Lillian was a member of the Polish National Alliance and the Madame Curie Circle.
Lillian is survived by daughter, Karen Walker of Watertown as well as grandchildren, Lauren Walker of Minneapolis, MN; Elise Walker of Madison; Lindsey Walker and Claire Walker both of Watertown. She was preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Magdelene; husband, Joseph; siblings, Walter Szostek, Benjamin Szostek, Ted Szostek, Chester Szostek, Pauline Banashak, Sister Mary Dorothy Szostek. Lillian was the last surviving member of her immediate family.