Anne Marie Kujawa

Anne Marie Kujawa, 83, of Sanborn, died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.

A Celebration of Life will be held following visitation in St. Thomas Church in Sanborn at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23,  with Father Phil Schotzko officiating. Interment was in the Sanborn City Cemetery.

Anne Marie (Pint) Kujawa was born Nov. 21, 1935, in Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota, the daughter of Joseph and Elsa Pint. She graduated from Sanborn High School then attended secretarial school in Minneapolis. Anne Marie was married to Frank Kujawa on July 14, 1956, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Sanborn. She was an active member of St. Thomas Catholic Church where she sang in the choir, and directed the choir. She enjoyed singing and playing the piano at home. Anne Marie was active in the community and enjoyed visiting with others. She was a talented artist who found beauty in everything. Anne Marie painted signs, wedding invitations, murals, portraits, nature scenes, and more. She created the character “Oaky” for Oak Grove Dairy and really enjoyed bringing the character to life in her work. She was involved in the annual Art in the Park, Watermelon Days, and Hometown Christmas in Sanborn. Anne Marie worked at the Sanborn Public School, Sanborn Elevator, Springfield Floral, and Sanborn Sentinel newspaper where she wrote a weekly article for the paper. Anne Marie was a kind and loving mother who always treated her children with respect.

She is survived by her sons, John (Louisa) of Mankato, Steve (Amy) of Blaine, and Tom (Toni) of Forest City, Iowa; grandchildren, Derek, Jaime, Jed, Nick, Chris, Katie, Matthew, and Samuel; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Kujawa; parents, Joseph and Elsa Pint; son, Matt; sisters Geraldine and LaVanche (Pip); and brothers, Harleth (Bud) and Pete. 

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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