James Bianski

July 15, 1929 ~ November 26, 2020 (age 91)


James L. Bianski, 91, of Ege, passed away on November 26, 2020, at his home due to COVID-19.

Born in Ege, on July 15, 1929, to the late Frank and Leona (Richards) Bianski. He spent his formative years in Ege, graduating from Avilla High School in 1948.

James was married to Phyllis Hurst in Ege, on February 18, 1950.

He was a life-long farmer and also worked at Dana, Fort Wayne, retiring in 1985.

James is survived by his wife of 70 years, Phyllis Bianski; his six children, Steve (Marty) Bianski, Sandy (Jerry) Klausing, Kathy (Steve) Heckber, Connie (Ken) Dusek, Mike (Kari) Bianski and Erin (Craig) Ginter; his brother, Francis "Junior" (Janet) Bianski; 15 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Catherine Miller, Helen Kostielney and Joan Gienger; two brothers, Ralph Bianski and Paul Bianski.

A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ege.

If you would like to join the family on Monday. November 30, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. in reciting the Holy Rosary from your home, the family would welcome your prayers.

The Funeral Mass will be live streamed.

Private burial taking place at Ege Catholic Cemetery, Ege.

Memorial Mass will be at a later date.

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the Church for Masses or Parkview Hospice Noble County.

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