Archive for January, 2011

Darwin E. Burns

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Bay City, Michigan

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     Mr. Burns passed away Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Brian’s House, age 83.  He was born August 21, 1927 in Saginaw to the late Edwin and Mary (LaBoda) Burns.  He lived in Saginaw most of his life and later moved to Bay City, where he has lived for the past twenty years.  Darwin married Helen Lazar; she predeceased him.  He later married Joan L. Zelno-Kukla at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in February of 1986; Joan survives him.  He was a veteran and served his country with the US Airforce.  Darwin retired from Eaton Manufacturing on August 31, 1990 after forty years of dedicated service.

     Surviving besides his wife, Joan, are ten children: Robert (Karen), David, John (Barbara), William, Joseph, and Richard (Jenise) Burns, Kenneth Kukla, Linda Holt, and Pam Rivard, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Darwin was predeceased by one son, Timothy Burns.

     Cremation has taken place.  No services will be held at Ambrose Funeral Home.  Private inurnment was held in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Brian’s House.

Margaret O. James

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Bay City, Michigan

 

    jamesphoto Margaret passed away Friday, January 28, 2011 at Brian’s House, age 79.  She was born July 5, 1931 in Kingman, Kansas to the late Edison and Charlotte (Robinson) James.  Margaret was a 3rd grade teacher for over 25 years in the Bay City Public School District.  She was a member of New Life Missionary Church and the school teachers union.  She enjoyed embroidery and crewel work.

     Surviving are two brothers: Dwight (Peggy) James and Larry (Linda) James, five nieces and one nephew.  Margaret was predeceased by one brother, Robert (June) James.

     The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:00pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Jonathan Boyer will officiate.  Private interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11:00am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Deloris McCarron

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

McCarron, Deloris M.

Essexville, Michigan

 

Deloris M. McCarron (Cnudde) of Essexville was called home to her Lord on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 age 80 years.  Daughter of the late Frank & Julia (Hoornert) Cnudde she was born February 7, 1930 in Hampton Township.  Deloris was married to Bruce Martell.  He predeceased her February 14, 1961.  Deloris then married William McCarron June 21, 1962.  He survives her.  Mrs. McCarron worked at Bay City Chevrolet for 17 years.  Deloris was a member of St. Joseph Church.  She enjoyed crocheting, making ceramics and stain glass.  Deloris was a wonderful wife, mother and an amazing grandmother to her eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

 

Surviving besides her husband Bill, she leaves five children; Marlene (Dwayne) Jones, Susan (John) Dufresne, Roseann (Kevin) Holsinger, Roxane McCarron, Christine (Daniel) Wieland, eleven grandchildren; Shawn Jones, Monica & Michelle Dufresne, Kelsey, Kenna & Rylie Holsinger, Mya & Isabella McCarron, Jenna, Brady, Conner Wieland and three great grandchildren; Dayton, McKenzie and Ella.  Also surviving is one sister; Alice (Elmer) Bokhart and a sister in-law; Beatrice Cnudde.  She was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters.

 

The family would like to thank the staff of 2 West at Bay Medical Care Facility for their kindness and compassion during the last four months of Deloris’s journey on earth.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday January 31, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Joseph Church.  Fr. Patrick O’Connor will officiate with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday after 9:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Deloris on Sunday at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Trisha A. Primeau

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Bay City, Michigan

 

     primeaucolorphotoforpaperMy loving mother passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Bay Regional Medical Center, age 37.  The daughter of Thomas and Patricia (Crisp) Wojcik; she was born September 10, 1973 in Bay City and lived here all her life.  Trisha married Wilfred A. “Bill” Primeau on September 28, 1993; he survives her.  She graduated from Bay City Western High School in 1991 and was currently employed with MetLife in Saginaw.  Trisha enjoyed playing golf, billiards and was a member of the APA.

     Surviving is her husband, Bill, one loving daughter, Alyx L. Primeau, her parents, Thomas and Patricia Wojcik, one brother, Jeffrey Wojcik, Trisha’s grandmothers: Eleanor Crisp and Dorothy Wojcik, her father and mother in-law, Jane and Bill Primeau, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Trisha was predeceased by her grandfathers: Delton Crisp and Aloysius Wojcik and a cousin, David Vance.

     The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 7:30pm at Ambrose Funeral Home.  Laurie Becker will officiate.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00 to 8:00pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

Richard D. Hebert

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Bay City, Michigan

 

     hebertphotoRichard passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Bay Regional Medical Center, age 70.  He was born July 16, 1940 in Bay City to the late Raymond and Ruth Marie (Traubenkraut) Hebert.  He married Arlene J. Gregory-Ott; she survives him.  Richard retired from Acre Casting with over twenty years of service and was a faithful catholic.

     Surviving is his wife, Arlene, one son, James (Mary Jo) Ott, three grandchildren: Amy, Julie and Christian, one great granddaughter, Takarah, one brother, Lloyd Hebert, Sr., four nephews and one niece: Lloyd Jr., Kathy, Kenneth, Douglas, and Mark.  Richard was predeceased by one brother, Donald Hebert and one sister, Mary Wojciechowski.

     The Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 28, 2011 at 11:00am at Ambrose Funeral Home.  Sr. Gail Addis will officiate and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to American Diabetes Association or Gift of Life of Michigan.

Richard I. Dishaw

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Kawkawlin, Michigan

 

    dishawphoto Richard passed away Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Medilodge of Sterling, age 80.  He was born February 18, 1930 in Bay City to the late Lawrence and Leta (Janisse) Dishaw.  He married Annabelle E. Zink on April 30, 1949; she predeceased him on September 16, 2002.  Richard was a semi-truck driver with General Motors Saginaw Manufacturing Plant Local 467 for over 33 years and retired on May 1, 1988.  He enjoyed fishing, traveling and woodworking. 

     Surviving are three sons: Lawrence G. Dishaw and Sharon Krohn, his children: Brian L. and Michelle Dishaw; and Jennifer M. and Jeramine Morris; their mother, Marie Nutt, Dennis R. and Bethany G. Dishaw and their sons: Jason D. and Bradley A. Dishaw, Michael J. and Debra K. Dishaw and their children: Matthew M. and Laura J. Dishaw, Adam R. Dishaw and Amy Lyn Dishaw, two great grandchildren; Parker James Morris, Emily Mack Dishaw and one sister, Juliann Meyer.  Richard was predeceased by his step-father, Peter Nowak, two brother in-laws, Carl Meyer and Walter Zink, three sister in-laws: Eleanor (Floyd) Talaga, Luella (Richard) Woodman, and Edna (Alex) Talaga.

     A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 12:00pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Fr. Robert DeLand will officiate.   Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Alzheimer’s Association or “Family Wishes.”