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Gisele Ann (Green) Czajka

Gisele Ann (Green) Czajka
  • July 25, 1964 - September 18, 2017
  • Gull Lake (Richland), Michigan

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“Oh Gisele... love and will miss you even more now. Craig, love you too. Jasmine, never have had the pleasure of meeting you yet, but know how special...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Nichol Hebert - Australia

“So sorry to hear about Gisele. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Kirsten Goscenski - Paw Paw, MI

“Gisele a friend for almost 30 years...we never had to talk each day..just knew the love was always there when we did see each other. I am a better...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Kalli Inman - Richland, MI

“Craig and Jasmine: Our family is keeping you in our hearts and wishing you comfort - Ed, Tam, and Grayson ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Baden Family - WA - Family Friend

“Very sorry to hear about Giselle. I was one of her adult skating students at SWMSC. With a huge fear of falling when learning my jumps she was always...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Julie Fee - Kalamazoo, MI

“So very sorry to hear about Giselle. So many great memories of sharing the ice with her at SWMSC. Wishing all of her family and friends peace and...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Anne-Marie (Dietz) Clark - MI

“Unfortunately I never had the pleasure of getting to know Gisele. I'm sure she was very special as Craig adored her. My heart goes out to the...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Bonnie Backhus - Delton, MI

“Our sincerest sympathies, Craig. We will never forget the impact Gisele made on our lives. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Scott & Julie VanderNoot

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Craig and family for the great loss and grief you are going through. May god grant you peace and comfort in the...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Leisa Perry - Schoolcraft, MI

“So sorry for your famiily's loss...thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Bunn - Allegan, MI

“Dearest Betty and Family, Words cannot convey our sadness at the loss of Gisele. We will always remember her as a beautiful friend skating so...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Diana Goodrich - Port Huron, MI

“Kind thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time of grief. May your fond memories bring you comfort. God's promise at Jeremiah 29:11,12...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Was great working with Gisele at the chiropractors office. She will be truly missed. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: LouAnn Laurence - Batle Creek, MI


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Gisele Ann (Green) Czajka of Gull Lake (Richland), MI

A beautiful Wife, loyal Companion and a loving Mother passed peacefully alongside her caring husband, Craig on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Rose Arbor Hospice Residence of Kalamazoo, MI.

Gisele was born on July 25, 1964 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Joesph and Margaret (Kemeny) Green and grew up in Port Huron, MI. Gisele loved ice skating; she was a gold medalist and successful coach of 30 years. She also played the flute in high school and college. Gisele attended Western Michigan University, where she majored in Geography and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1986. There she met her husband, Craig and were united in marriage on October 27, 1990. Craig and Gisele have one daughter, Jasmine. She loved cats, cooking, and scrapbooking and spending time with
Jasmine on Gull Lake.

Gisele was a passionate Christian, and was an active member at gracespring Bible Church and Radiant Church, both of Richland. She would always go out of her way to show extra love, whether by volunteering, donating or simply with words. She was a smart, creative, kindhearted and selfless woman, who displayed love to all.

Gisele is survived by her mother, Margaret Green of Kalamazoo; her sister, Janis Polaine of Chicago, IL; husband, Craig P. Czajka and daughter, Jasmine J. Czajka. Gisele was preceded in death by her dad, Joe in 2007.

The Funeral Service to celebrate Gisele's life will be held on Saturday, September 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at the Radiant Church, 8157 East DE Avenue, Richland, MI 49083 with Pastor Kristin Porter, officiating. Interment will follow in Yorkville Cemetery, Ross Township. Gisele's family will greet friends on Friday, September 22nd from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel, 9170 East D Avenue (M-89). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gisele's honor may be directed to the United States Figure Skating Memorial Fund at https://fs12.formsite.com/USFSAIT/form158/secure_index.html?1292512563333