Beloved husband, father, grandfather, Robert J. Krawczyk died on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Bay Regional Medical Center, age 71. Son of the late Isadore and Helen (Tarkowski) Krawczyk, he was born February 25, 1940 in Bay City. Bob married Ruth (Franek) April 23, 1966. She survives him. He served in the U.S. Army and later retired from General Motors in 1999. Bob was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, St. Stan’s A.C., League of Catholic Women and Men, St. George Society, Pulaski Club and Amvets. Bob loved golfing, fishing, playing cards, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving besides his wife; Ruth he leaves three sons; James (Theresa) Krawczyk, Russ (Rebecca) Krawczyk, Brian Krawczyk, four grandchildren; T.J., Trevor, Beau and Clara Krawczyk. Also surviving is a sister; Geraldine Welter, brothers; Norbert (Janet) Krawczyk, Fred (Liz) Krawczyk and sister-in-law; Pat Krawczyk. He was predeceased by a brother; Daniel Krawczyk and brother-in-law; Jack Welter.
The family would like to thank Melissa, Kelee, Stella, Jenn and Chuck in the Critical Care Unit of Bay Regional Medical Center for the thoughtfulness and wonderful care of Bob.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday April 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Fr. Christian Tabares will officiate followed by military honors by the Bay County Veteran’s Council. Private entombment will take place at St. Patrick Mausoleum at a later date. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Friday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Saturday after 9:00 a.m. There will be a parish rosary service at 2:00 p.m. Friday followed by a vigil service for Bob at 7:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Stanislaus Parish Development Fund.