Archive for October, 2009

Tara N. Ivey

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Bay City, Michigan

 Our Little Angel was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday October 31, 2009 age 19 years.  She was born October 21, 1990 in Bay City.  Tara enjoyed listening to music and watching sports.

 Surviving is her mother and step father; Heather (Nellett) Ivey & Scott Hess, her father; Curt Ivey, one brother; Mike Ivey, two step brothers and three step sisters; Jacob Hess, Eric, Mara Hess,  Nicole Ivey and Crystal.  Also surviving are her grandparents; Betty Nellett, Deb & Larry Hatfield, George & Candy Ivey, step grandmother; Carol Cole and several aunts, uncles ,nieces and nephews.

 A Memorial Service will take place Thursday November 5, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. from the Ambrose Funeral Home with private inurnment in Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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Thelma C. Bond

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

 

     BONDPHOTOMrs. Bond, age 83, passed away peacefully Friday, October 23, 2009 with her loving family by her side.  She was born in Bay City on January 6, 1926 to the late Ernest and Blanche (Piotrowski) Nelson.  Thelma was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its’ Altar Society, St. Martha Circle, League of Catholic Men and Women, Knights of Columbus St. Stephen Council #4102 Ladies Auxiliary of which she was a Past President.  On July 21, 1945 she married Frederick Bond at St. Mary’s Church.  Fred passed away June 10, 1999.

     Thelma is survived by eight children, Rosemary Bond, Diane (Roland) DeLong, Marlene (Ken) Judd, Carol (Lynn) LaBrecque, Susan (James) Henke, James (Tami) Bond, Roger (Lisa) Bond, Nancy (Matt) Clement and her daughter-in-law Kathy Bond-Reines  and Ron.  She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, four sisters, Arlene Swiercz,  Armeda (Forrest) Heatley, Veronica Rousse, Patricia Nelson, Mary Jane Norman, a brother Raymond (Mary Lou) Nelson, many nieces and nephews,  Thelma was predeceased by a son, Thomas Bond, granddaughter Jennifer Rendell, a brother John Nelson and a sister Barbara Norman.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at St. Mary’s Church at 10:00am.  Fr. Craig Albrecht will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Monday from 2:00 to 9:00pm and at the church on Tuesday after 9:00am.  A Rosary will be prayed at 7:00pm Monday at the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Mary’s Church Food Pantry.

     The Bond family would like to thank Mary Kay, Katie and Karen for their kind and compassionate care they gave Thelma and her entire family over the past several months.

Clifford R. Dalton

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Bay City, Michigan

 

Mr. Dalton died Friday morning October 23, 2009 at Brian’s House surrounded by his family age 82 years.  Son of the late Russell and Pearl Dalton he was born February 15, 1927 in Grygla, MN.  He married the former Sally Nickel she predeceased him in 1985.  Clifford then married the former Dorothy (Ballard) Hartley and she survives him.  Mr. Dalton served in the U.S. Army during WWII and later transferred to the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict.  He retired from the U.S. Air Force and later from Prestolite.  Clifford enjoyed gardening, boating, bowling, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.

 

Surviving besides his wife Dorothy he leaves three children; Michael (Diana) Dalton, Debra Dalton, Cathy (Bruce) Wozniak, eight grandchildren; Robert & Clifford Conine, Tony & Sara Gonzales, Stephanie Frost, Breanna, Brady & Briar Dalton and four great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by two sons; Matthew and William Dalton.

 

Cliff and his family would like to give special thanks to Sherry and to all the staff at the Colonnades for providing a caring home for Cliff in these last few years.  Many thanks to the staff at Brian’s House especially Cindy, for the skillful and compassionate care given to Cliff in his final days.

 

A Memorial Service will take place Tuesday October 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. from the Squires Funeral Home followed by military rites under the auspices of the Bay County Veteran’s Council.  Private inurnment will take place at Elm Lawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 – 8 p.m.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Brian’s House.

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Ann M. Sohacki

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

     Our loving mother, grandmother and sister passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at Bay Regional Medical Center, age 75.  She was born June 23, 1934 in Bay City to the late Casmer and Rose (Herek) Petrowski.  Ann was employed with Wolverine Knitting Mills for many years as a seamstress and was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  She was also a member of the Felician Sisters Auxiliary and enjoyed, baking cakes, crafts, crochet, sewing, jewelry making and bingo.  She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile and deep love for her family.

     Surviving are four children; Debra (Larry) Hammond, Jane (James) Schmidt, Gloria (fiancé, Gene Gallo) Sohacki, and Kenneth (Cindy) Sohacki, seven granddaughters; Bethany and Carly Hammond, Jamie and Christine Schmidt, Lauren, Holly, and Paige Sohacki, one brother, Floyd (Betty) Petrowski, one sister, Florence (David) Sohacki, a sister in-law, Judy Petrowski, many nieces and nephews.  Ann was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Petrowski and a brother, Leonard “Pete” Petrowski.

     The Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal will be celebrated Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 10:00am at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  Fr. Daniel Roa will celebrate Mass.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Monday from 1:00 to 8:00pm.  There is no visitation prior to the Mass in church.  Members of the Felician Sisters Auxiliary and St. Stan’s Parish will pray the Rosary Monday at 2:00pm, followed later by a Parish Vigil Service for Ann at 6:30pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered to St. Stanislaus Campus Development Fund or “Family Wishes.”

Alfred C. Borowiak

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

     Mr. Borowiak, age 91, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2009 at Brittany Manor in Midland.  He was born May 16, 1918 in Bay City to the late Frank S. and Martha (Sabinas) Borowiak.  He married Royal Irene Struble on January 10, 1945 in St. Boniface Church and celebrated 60 years together before her passing on April 28, 2005.  He was a WWII veteran and served his country with the US Army, Pacific Theater.  After the war he was employed as a chauffeur and horticulturist for the Jennison family and later the H.B. Smith family.  His pastimes were numerous; dancing, jumble puzzles, dice, card games, shuffle board, fishing, bingo, and smoking fish and chickens.  His knack for doing the latter goes with him.

     Surviving is a son, Frank A. and Berne Borowiak.  Alfred was predeceased by a daughter, Carolyn Kay Borowiak, a brother, Eugene (Linda) Borowiak, and a sister, Virginia (Alex) Molnar.

     The Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal will be celebrated Monday, October 26, 2009 at 10:00am at St. James Catholic Church.  Fr. Robert Deland will celebrate Mass.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00pm and at church on Monday after 9:00am.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered to St. James Renovation Fund or Heartland Hospice.

     Frank and Berne would like to thank all the staff at Brittany Manor and Heartland Hospice for their kind and compassionate care they gave their father over the last several months.

Janet Lynne Feinauer

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

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Auburn, Michigan

 

Mrs. Feinauer passed away Saturday morning October 17, 2009 at her home surrounded by her family age 54 years.  Daughter of the late E.E. Bud & Joyce (Hidden) Rhodes she was born September 21, 1955 in Bay City.  She married David T. Feinauer October 20, 1973 in Bay City.  He survives her.  Janet enjoyed sewing, knitting quilting and most of all loved spending time with her family.

 

Surviving besides her husband David she leaves two children; David T. Feinauer Jr., Joyce A. (Thomas) Sylvester, two grandchildren; Ethan Feinauer, Savanna Sylvester and her father in-law and mother in-law; Clarence and Donna Feinauer.  Also surviving are two sisters; Elizabeth (C.J.) Feinauer, Barbara (Kevin) Nassif, two brothers in-law and two sisters in-law; Harvey (Elizabeth) Feinauer, Roger (Loretta) Feinauer, Jeanne Starin, Cheyenne Brothwell, two aunts; Anna Sullivan, Ruth Cauthen, a dear friend; Floyd Hopfinger, many nieces, nephews and special friends.

 

Funeral service will take place Tuesday October 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor C.J. Feinauer will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Monday from 2 – 8 p.m. and on Tuesday after 10:00 a.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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