Winnifred Lejk

December 5th, 1932 to August 3rd, 2019

Winnifred Helene Lejk, 86, of Port Huron, died Saturday, August 3, 2019.

She was born December 5, 1932 in Detroit to the late Zigmund and Mary Malinowski. She married Joseph R. Lejk on November 5, 1955 in Detroit. He preceded her in death on January 8, 1998.

With her husband, Joe, she loved antiquing, playing bridge, and dancing. In later years, she enjoyed watching Hallmark movies, practicing Tai Chi, and taking care of her cat.

She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Lejk, Mary (Gus) Cramer and John (Michele) Lejk; grandchildren, Kristen Keene, David Scheys, Kaitlin (Chris) Merli and Zachary Bedford; great granddaughter, Charlotte Burr; and several cousins.

The family will deeply miss her love, spirituality, guidance, and encouragement.

Winnifred will lie in state from 10:00 am until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 am on Monday, August 12, 2019 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Huron. The Reverend Zbignew Zomerfeld will officiate. Burial will be in St. Denis Cemetery, Lexington.

Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Cancer Institute.

Arrangements are by Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. For guest book and information, please visit

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