(Norway - January 10, 2018) - Krista Marie Urbanc age 22 of Norway,
joined the angels in heaven with her significant other Zach Johnson, on January
9th, 2018 in Marquette. The couple perished in a house fire in that city.
Krista was born on September 27,
1995 in Iron Mountain, the daughter of Mark and Lisa (Wilson) Urbanc. She was
welcomed into their family as the third child.
She attended Norway-Vulcan
School from Kindergarten thru 12th grade, graduating in 2014.
a talented artist; she had an artistic eye that transcended into her artwork.
She was involved in Cheerleading and Volleyball. Krista had a beautiful smile
and was a lovely person inside and out. She made friends easily and was loved by
After graduating she went on the Bay College where she
received her CNA certificate and continued her education at Northern Michigan
University. She was currently pursuing her passion; Veterinary Science.
Krista was an animal lover and was in a habit of bringing animals home, most
recently rescued a diabetic cat. She enjoyed the great outdoors from
snowboarding to sunbathing. She was drawn to Marquette for its hiking, camping
and winter sports. Krista practiced yoga especially enjoying the times when she
was able to do it with her sister, Melissa.
Krista is survived by her
parents, Mark and Lisa Urbanc; her siblings Scott (Emily Lucas)Urbanc of South
Lyon, MI, Melissa (Tim Krzych) Urbanc of Ashland, WI; her grandparents, Kathy
and Gerry Wilson Sr. and Betty and Dennis Urbanc Sr.; Aunts and Uncles, Todd and
Mary Urbanc, Mike and Belle Urbanc, Suzette and Dennis Urbanc Jr., Bob and
Michelle Urbanc, Joe and Tiffany Urbanc and Stacy and Gerry Wilson Jr.; and
Family will greet friends on Saturday, January 13 from
12:00 until 3:00 PM at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.
service will be held on Saturday at 3:00 PM at the Ortman Funeral Home, with
Andy Leaf, pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in Iron Mountain, officiating.
The Ortman Funeral Home
of Norway is in charge of arrangements.