ASHLAND – Claire T. Kresak, 18, of Ashland, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
She was born on Oct. 16, 2000 to Gene and Teresa (Failla) Kresak.
Claire graduated from Ashland-Greenwood High School in May of 2019 and was planning on attending UNL to pursue a degree in journalism and political science. She was very active in school where she participated in band, journalism yearbook, academic decathlon, cheerleading, flag color guard, one act play, dance, cross country and wrestling. She was a member of the National Honor Society and student council.
She was currently working at Polo Ralph Lauren at Nebraska Crossing Outlet Mall. Claire enjoyed cooking for her family with new recipes and playing her guitar. She was a very creative artist, who loved her family, especially her dog Zeppelin. Claire had a very outgoing personality and she could talk to anyone, typically making a friend.
She is survived by parents, Gene and Teresa Kresak; siblings, Kayla Kresak and Colby Kresak; grandparents, Edward and Mary Kresak; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Samuel Joseph and Ruth Ann Failla.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1625 Adams St., Ashland with the Rev. William Holoubek as celebrant.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary, all at the church.
Interment will be at Ashland Cemetery, Ashland.
Memorials are established in care of the family.
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