Ilse KrutakAugust 12,2013
CABOT — Ilse “Omi” Krutak was born on January 19, 1924, in Germany and immigrated to Cabot on March 6, 1957. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert, mother Ida, father Karl, daughter Ingrid and brother Erich. She is survived by her son, Wolfgang, granddaughters Daphne, Pamela, Jennifer and Amber and grandson Michael, plus great-grandsons Chase, Reese and Cayman. Omi was known as the “Cookie Lady,” “Cake Lady” and one of the best bakers and cooks around.
Omi had been a resident of Cabot since 1957, and attended North American Martyrs Church in Marshfield. She knit for years, had a knitting store in Cabot Village and later, in her rich life, she knitted shawls and hats for cancer patients throughout the Northeast Kingdom. For her contributions, Ilse was voted “Senior Citizen Of The Year” by the Central Vermont Council of Aging and was presented the award by Governor Jim Douglas in 2009.
Omi was known to be a giving, caring person, always enjoyed doing for others, and loved Cabot, her family and friends, and the people around her. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Omi’s family will receive friends Sunday, August 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the des Groseilliers Funeral Home, Church Street, Hardwick. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, August 19, at 10 a.m. at North American Martyrs Church, Marshfield. Interment will follow in Durant Cemetery, Lower Cabot.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, (802)-223-1878.
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