Michigan man, 82, strikes and kills his personal spouse, 80, with SUV

An aged Michigan man by accident struck and killed his personal spouse as they have been leaving a meals drive at their church final week.

A household pal confirmed to DailyMail.com that the sufferer was Edna Mae Kujawski, 80, noting he hopes her husband, Gordon Kujawski, 82, is ‘not destroying himself’ over her demise.

Authorities say that at round 10pm on July 5, Gordon was pulling his 2021 Ford Explorer out of a parking area at Our Woman Consolata Parish Church in Gagetown, and struck Edna, a retired instructor who later died of her accidents.

Witnesses mentioned Edna was carrying a bag of trash to a receptacle within the lot as her husband was leaving the parking area after they spent the night volunteering at a meals pantry.

Michigan State Troopers don’t consider medicine or alcohol have been components within the lady’s demise, and the husband has not been arrested in her demise.

As soon as an investigation is concluded, authorities will ship a report back to the Tuscola County Prosecutor’s Workplace for evaluation, in keeping with Michigan Reside. 

An internet obituary for Edna mentioned she was a religious Catholic and retired instructor who was well-respected inside her local people, and who had as soon as taught youngsters in Ghana.  

Edna Mae Kujawski, 80, of Cass City, died on July 5 when her husband ran her over as he was exiting a parking space at Our Lady Consolata Parish Church in Gagetown, Michigan

Edna Mae Kujawski, 80, of Cass Metropolis, died on July 5 when her husband ran her over as he was exiting a parking area at Our Woman Consolata Parish Church in Gagetown, Michigan

Edna was born on Might 11, 1942 to Steve and Katheryn Karpovich, and he or she married Gordon Kujwski at St Priscilla Catholic Church in Livonia on Might 9, 1987, in keeping with an obituary posted on-line.

She obtained a level in training from Madonna School and went on to obtain a Grasp’s diploma from Jap Michigan College, utilizing her experience to show in Ghana.

‘I used to be being known as to do some missionary work,’ she mentioned in a video from 2012.  

She then arrange a program at St. Agatha’s Catholic Church, stitching solar clothes for ladies with out clothes all over the world together with a gaggle of a few dozen different girls who would meet on the church after 8.30am Mass on Tuesday.

Missionaries would attain out to the ladies with the variety of clothes they would wish, and the ladies would get to work making the clothes for ladies in international locations like Honduras, Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, Haiti and Mexico, in keeping with Tuscola At present.

The group would additionally go over to the Saginaw Correctional Facility in Freeland to show male prisoners to knit mittens, jackets hats and scarves they might donate.

‘It’s very rewarding for us,’ Edna instructed Tuscola At present in 2016. ‘We now have the expertise and we’re providing that to God. And small although it might be, that is the very best that we are able to supply.’

Moreover, Edna was the stocking coordinator on the St. Agatha’s meals pantry, the place Nicholas Hux instructed DailyMail.com she would carry the most important packing containers.

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He mentioned he started volunteering for the meals pantry as an atheist, and began to share with Edna and one other lady, Regina Salcido, his questions concerning the religion ‘that I believed have been unanswerable, I assumed I used to be smarter than that.

‘However they have been in a position to reply, and stump me each time as we labored, till I ultimately began voluntarily studying a guide on saints.’

By 2019, Hux was baptized, which he credit to Edna and Regina’s teachings.

For all of her charitable work, Edna obtained the 2012 Bishop Murphy Award from the Diocese of Saginaw, and a video about her work confirmed that Gordon supported her charitable work each step of the way in which.

‘Edna has a capability to encourage others to get entangled and to find, as she has, the nice pleasure in serving these in want,’ Bishop Joseph R Cistone mentioned on the time. 

Edna, left, formed a sewing group at St. Agatha's Catholic Church, working with a dozen women to sew sun dresses for girls in need throughout the world

Edna, left, formed a sewing group at St. Agatha's Catholic Church, working with a dozen women to sew sun dresses for girls in need throughout the world

Edna, left, fashioned a stitching group at St. Agatha’s Catholic Church, working with a dozen girls to stitch solar clothes for ladies in want all through the world

For her work at the church, Edna received the 2012 Bishop Murphy Award from the Diocese of Saginaw (pictured)

For her work at the church, Edna received the 2012 Bishop Murphy Award from the Diocese of Saginaw (pictured)

For her work on the church, Edna obtained the 2012 Bishop Murphy Award from the Diocese of Saginaw (pictured)

In her free time, Edna was an avid gardener who retired on the age of 55 to spend extra time tending to her flowers.

Edna is now remembered for her charitable work and giving spirit, with Hux saying he believes that if the tragic collision had not occurred, ‘Edna would’ve made it to 100-plus simple.

‘She was very wholesome, very sturdy and had the strongest religion as properly,’ Hux instructed DailyMail.com, noting that she would usually carry the most important packing containers on the meals pantry and when he was down on his luck, she drove 30 miles by herself and walked a field of meals and child components for his son as much as their second-floor condominium.

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‘One journey, loads of meals to assist us out, and no complaints,’ Hux recalled.

Edna is survived by Gordon; 4 step-sons, Kevin of Livonia, Greg and his spouse Justine, Matthew and David Kujawski all of Arizona; seven grandchildren and nephew, David Karpovich and his spouse Holly of Cass Metropolis. She was preceded in demise by her mother and father and a brother, Stephen Karpovich. 

A mass might be held for her on July 14 at Our Woman Consolata Parish in Gagetown. 

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