Lillian R. Cervinka, 92, of Lake Geneva passed away on Thursday May 28th, 2020 at Arbor Village in Lake Geneva.
Born Lillian Rose Judycki to the late Anthony and Pauline Judycki in Chicago, Illinois on December 15th, 1927. In her younger years, Lillian, was a professional baton twirler and twirled with a group at Kelly High School in Chicago. Lillian also twirled at DePaul University and Soldier Field. On October 6, 1951 in Chicago, Lillian was united into marriage to Herbert Cervinka. After Lillian and Herbert were married, they moved to Oak Lawn, Illinois where they settled down to raise their children. After they retired, Lillian and Herbert, moved to Clearwater, Florida and lived in a community known as Top of the World. Lillian and Herbert were involved in the annual Jester Shows where once again Lillian showed off her baton twirling skills and joined in on the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Beyond twirling Lillian was also an active line dancer, bowler, and loved to play bingo.
Lillian is survived by two children: Rick (Donna) Cervinka of Mukwonago and Toni (Jack) Blake of Lake Geneva. 3 grandchildren; Richard (Amber) Blake, David Blake, and Rebekah (Grayson) Gilbert and 3 great-grandchildren: Silas, Ava, and Ryleigh all survive Lillian. Lillian is also survived by one sister-in-law Olga Judicky of Lisle, Illinois. Lillian was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years Herbert on August 11, 2018 and 1 brother Albert.
Services for Lillian will be held on Wednesday June 17th, 2020 at 11:00am at Calvary Community Church.
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