JANESVILLE--- Raina Genesis-Love Pekul, age 4, of Janesville, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Agrace HospiceCare, Inc., Fitchburg after a courageous journey with cancer. She was born in Janesville on Oct. 27, 2008, the daughter of Jason and Tiffany (Kulkee) Pekul. Raina loved her siblings, balloons, bubbles, dogs, fairies, and the outdoors.
She is survived by her parents, Jason and Tiffany Pekul; 3 siblings: Alexander, Gwenyth and Stella; maternal grandparents, Barbara and James Kulkee of Watertown; paternal grandparents, Cheryl and Donald Pekul of Watertown; maternal great grandparents, Nordien and Lorina Kulkee; paternal great grandparents, Patricia Dickman and Betty Pekul; 2 aunts, Tina (Luke) Krause and Trisha (Kyle) Sippel; 2 uncles, Thomas (Jamie) Kulkee and Nathanial (Jenny) Pekul; numerous cousins, great aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Raina's Life will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at the SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1800 E. Racine St., Janesville, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. with a Sharing of Memories Ceremony to be held at 4:00 p.m. The family is requesting those attending to come casual and in colorful clothing.