Archive for November, 2012

Helen Malecki

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Helen passed away Saturday November 24, 2012 at her home age of 96 years.  Daughter of the late Emory & Helen (White) Nestor she was born December 4, 1915 in Colfax Twp. in Huron County.  She married Theodore Malecki November 22, 1936.  He predeceased her December 13, 1999.  Helen attended Cosmetology School and later worked at Evenknit Mill.  She was a member of St. Hyacinth Church and helped out on the funeral luncheons.  Helen enjoyed working in her flower gardens, helping out other people and she especially loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

Surviving are two daughters: Helen (Harry) Grether, Janet (Richard) Mrozinski, three grandchildren: James Mrozinski, Sheri (David) Markey, Shelly (Michael) EauClaire, five great-grandchildren: Nadya, Alex & Dima Markey, Sean and Michelle EauClaire.  Also surviving are two sisters: Irene Jaynes, Ruth (Ken) Irion and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a granddaughter: Denise Grether-White, her step-father who raised her: Joseph Meyer, her brothers and sisters: Julia Meyer, Marion Worden, Mary Fischer, Ethel Ryers, Madeline Wheeler, Grace Savage, Emory Nestor, Frank, Steven, Joseph, George, William, Donald and infant brother Donald Meyer and all of the Malecki family.

 

The family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to Stratford Village, Heartland Hospice and all of her friends at Riverside Place for their love and care.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Hyacinth Church.  Rev. Fr. Edward J. Konieczka will officiate with private burial in MidlandCityCemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday after 10:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Helen on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Heartland Hospice or donor’s favorite charity. www.ambrosefuneralchapel.com

Mary Louise Keene “Billie”

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Bay City, Michigan

 

Mary Louise passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Magnum Care of Saginaw, age 83.  She was born October 25, 1929 in Saginawto the late Frederick and Mary (Wizner) Graham.  She married Charles L. Keene, Sr.; he predeceased her on January 3, 2012.  Mary Louise was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and volunteered to help at their Food Pantry for many years.  She loved spending time with her family and did her best to make them all a priority in life.  Mary Louise owned Keene’s Catering for four years.  She not only catered weddings but enjoyed making the wedding cake as well.  She had a small ceramics business and enjoyed, camping, canning, quilting and baking.

Surviving are seven children: Jim (Estley) Keene, Tom (Ruth) Keene, Kenneth Stuart Keene, Charles L. (Patricia) Keene Jr., Suzanne (Daniel) Abbe, Dan (Diane) Keene and Robin (Joe) Stantz, nineteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, one brother in-law, Harold (June) Keene, two sister in-laws, Dorothy Remer and Mary Lou Stephens and Mary Louise’s caregiver, Christine.  Mary Louise was predeceased by one brother, Frederick Graham and two sisters, Margaret Graham and Dorothy Muzer.

The Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00am at Ambrose Funeral Home.  Deacon Gary Patelski will officiate and private inurnment will be held at a later date in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from10:00am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Mid-Michigan Hospice.

Greggory S. “Birdman” Lewis

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Gregg passed away suddenly Thursday November 15, 2012 while deer hunting age 49 years.  He was born August 22, 1963 in New Lothrop, MI.  He married the former Barbara J. Moreau on November 26, 1994, and she survives him.  Gregg served in the U.S. Navy and was a former franchise owner of Domino’s Pizza.  He coached Northwest Little League, Bangor Bear Football and Basketball.  Gregg enjoyed hunting, golfing, karaoke, snowmobiling and shooting fireworks on the 4th at his cabin.  He was very instrumental in putting together his Fantasy Football League with his family and friends, which he won last year.  Gregg loved spending time with his family and numerous friends.

 

Surviving besides his wife Barb, he leaves a son: Greggory Lewis, three step-children: Angela Eichhorn & Ben Krzyminski, Christopher (Ashley) Eichhorn, Rachelle Eichhorn and her fiancée Brian Hall, two grandchildren: Cameron and Candace Krzyminski.  Also surviving are his parents: Marlin & Mary Ellen (Conroy) Lewis, father in-law and mother –in-law: Irwin “Pete” (Jeanne) Moreau, one aunt and uncle: Shirley (Basil) Foss, Del (Carol) Lewis, two sister’s in-law: Michelle (Don) Krogstad, Julie (Steven) Bishop, a brother in-law: Scott Moreau, many cousins and many, many dear friends.  He was predeceased by two grandmothers: Margaret Convoy and Marie Lewis.

 

Funeral Service will take place Sunday November 18, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Steven Bishop Gregg’s brother in-law will conduct the service.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 – 5 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a Scholarship Fund for Mr. Lewis’s Son Greggory.

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Raymond D. Jackson

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Ray passed away Sunday November 11, 2012 at Brittany Manor Nursing Home age 60 years.  Son of the late Linnie & Joyce (Turmell) Jackson, he was born September 7, 1952 in Bay City.  Ray was a member of the Gardening Association and he enjoyed fishing and sitting around the camp fire with his family.

 

Surviving are two sons: Raymond & David, three sisters: Rosa Shook, Linda (Larry) Maidens, Gail (Elmer) Rosenbrock, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and his dog: Bud Bud.  Ray was predeceased by his brother: Dennis Turmell.

 

Funeral Service and committal service will take place Friday November 16, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Rev. William Allwardt will officiate.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

 

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Martin R. Sanders Jr.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Martin R. Sanders Jr. passed away suddenly Monday November 12, 2012 at his home age 47 years.  He was born June 20, 1965 inBay City.  He married the former Maureen Raymo and she survives him.  Marty enjoyed working on cars and various other things.

 

Surviving besides his wife Maureen, he leaves two children: Evan Sanders, Victoria (Ben) Pawlak, a step-son:Chris (Sara) Raymo, three granddaughters: Maya, Eva & Angel, mother and step-father: Ruth Ann (Lance) Lukowski, his father and step-mother: Martin Sr. (Daisy) Sanders, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers in-law and sisters in-law.

 

Funeral Service will take place Thursday November 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 12 noon until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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John J. Radzicki Jr.

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Mr. Radzicki passed away Saturday November 10, 2012 at McLaren Bay Region age 77 years.  Son of the late John & Josephine (Palivoda) Radzicki, he was born April 13, 1935 in Dickson City, PA.  John retired from the Pipefitters Union Local #636 in Detroit.  He was predeceased by his first wife Bettie and then married the former Suzann Manyen August 11, 2007 at St. Mary the Assumption Church and she survives him.  John is a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, K of C Council #414 and the Pipefitters Union Local #636 Retirees.  He was an avid golfer, bowler and enjoyed cooking and traveling.

 

Surviving besides his wife Suzann he leaves two children: Shawn Radzicki, Kelly Stauffer and two grandchildren: Alicia and Zachary Radzicki.  Also surviving is one brother: Robert (Patricia) Radzicki, and a brother –in-law and sister’s –in-law: Sophie Radzicki, Ray (Irene) Manyen, Carol Manyen, many nieces, nephews and a very special friend: Liz LeMay.  He was predeceased by a brother: Dennis Radzicki.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday November 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Mary of the Assumption Church.  Rev. Fr. Craig Albrecht will officiate with private burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday after 10:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for John at 7:00 p.m. Sunday.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Mary’s Church Building Fund.

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