Archive for August, 2012

Nancy M. Hartman

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

HartmanPhotoBay City, Michigan

Nancy passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at McLaren Bay Region, age 54.  The daughter of Henry and Josephine (Cooley) Moss, she was born January 10, 1958 in California.  Surviving is her husband; John Hartman,   three children; Julie Rousse, Brian & John Akers, two step-children; Christina & Joshua Hartman and thirteen grandchildren.  Also surviving are two sisters and three brothers; Lori (Rodney) Akers, Lyndy, Todd, Henry and Jeremy Moss.

The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 12:00pm at the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Kurt W. Eichinger will officiate and interment will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of services.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Katherine Elizabeth Wade

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Bay City, Michigan


Katherine Elizabeth Wade age 76 went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday August 22, 2012.  Daughter of the late Gilbert and Henrietta (Dey) Johnroe.  She was born March 10, 1936 in Essexville, MI.   Katherine was a great Lover of the Lord and her testimony will live on forever.


Surviving are seven children; Charles Wade & Mary, Cindy Green, Patti (Dave) Sanders, Kelly (Pat) Leidlein, Sharon (Bob) Heeke, Jenny (Robert) “LeRoy” Cooley, Jeff (Kristin) Wade, 15 grandchildren; Danielle Wade, Jason & Lisa Rodenberry, Justin Smith,  Robert Sanders, Chad & Matt Howell, Brittany & Chelsea Cooley, Jeffrey, Alex, Koty, Raven, Keenan, Bailey Wade and many great grandchildren.


Funeral Service will take place Friday August 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Bay Valley Christian Church.  Pastor David Ferranti will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Bay Valley Christian Church.

Dorothy M. Perz

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012


Dorothy passed away Monday August 20, 2012 at the Bay Medical Care Facility age 84.  Daughter of the late Frank  & Emily (Lukowski) Janczewski she was born July 14, 1928 in Bay City.  She married Stanley Perz September 6, 1952 in St. Hyacinth Church.  He predeceased her April 23, 1992.   Dorothy worked at Farmer Peet for several years and was a former Labor Day Queen.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to the casino and camping.

Surviving are two daughters; Cheryl (Douglas) Gielda, Janet Michalsky, five grandchildren; Sharon (Mark) Pennell, Howard Sadlak, Brenda (Tim) Sohacki, Gary (Sara) Gielda, Kristopher (Barry Klapish) Michalsky and sixteen great-grandchildren.  Also surviving is one sister; Barbara Hine, two sisters in-law; Irene Bouckaert, Jeanette Janczewski and two brothers in-law; Sylvester Perz and Victor Draggo. She was predeceased by four sisters and two brothers; Florence Klepaczyk, Grace Gainforth, Beatrice Spychalski, Mary Ann Draggo, Frank Jr. and Joseph Janczewski.

Funeral Service will take place Saturday August 25, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. from the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Christopher N. Lauckner will officiate.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Saturday from 12 noon until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

Dennis Duane Albertson, Jr.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

dennis_albertsonDennis passed away suddenly Sunday August 19, 2012 at his home age 45 years. He was born March 30, 1967 in Bay City. Dennis worked for Fire Protection System for many years and later worked for Lake Painting Company. He was a member of New Bethel Temple Church. Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his family and was known as “Papa” to his granddaughter.

Surviving is his fiance; Stephanie Ann Wahr,three children; Dennis Duane Albertson III., Ryan Jean Albertson & Erin, Malarie Justine Albertson & her fiancee, Salvador and a son due in December, David Duane Albertson. Also surviving is a granddaughter; Montana Marie, two step-children; Gabby & Jacob, his mother: Sherry (Ballard) Albertson, the children’s mother: Debora Blossey, two sisters and three brothers: Judy (Louis) Hayes, Brian (Angie) Albertson, Mike Albertson & his friend Joanne, Randy (Jodie) Albertson, Shelly (Craig) Hebert, his best friend, Darren Rosengard and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father: Dennis D. Albertson Sr.

Funeral Service will take place Friday August 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from the Squires Funeral Home. Rev. Dusty Ballard will officiate with burial in Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 – 8 p.m. and on Friday after 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

Antonio Garcia Cervantes “Tony”

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Bay City, Michigan

(formerly of Texas, Colorado and Oklahoma)


     Tony passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, age 63.  He was born November 11, 1948 in Lorenzo, Texas to the late Jesse and Maria (Garcia) Cervantes.  Tony was a Vietnam veteran and served with the US Army.  He loved watching sports and enjoyed spending time outdoors.

     Surviving are ten brothers and sisters: Marge Lopez, Mary Inez Huizar, Isabell Gutierrez, Richard (Lupe) Cervantes, Mary Jane Sanchez, Yolanda (Martin) Rodriguez, Jesse, Roger (Rhonda), Josephina and Julie Cervantes.

     Cremation has taken place.  No visitation or services will be held at the Ambrose Funeral Home.

Robbyn J. Lumbert

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Bay City, Michigan


     Robbyn passed away Monday, August 13, 2012 at her home, age 34.  She was born May 23, 1978 in Bay City.  Robbyn graduated from Pinconning High School in 1997.  She loved gardening and spending time with her family and friends.

     Surviving are two children, Jess Henry Fenstermaker-Allen and Kaylynn Marie Storm Lumbert, her mother, Mary (Michael) Bachman, three sisters and one brother: Krystalina (Charles) Schmidt, Jamison (Molina) Allen, Jeanine and Jeanelle Allen, grandparents, George (Ruth) Allen and several other members of her extended family.  Robbyn was predeceased by her father, Michael Allen and grandparents, Jerry (Jacquelyn) Spencer.

     A Memorial Service for Robbyn will be held Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 1:00pm at Bay Valley Christian Church.  Pastor David Ferranti will officiate.  Friends may call at the church only on Thursday from 11:00am until the time of service.