Archive for July, 2014

Gary P. Glumm

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

glumm-photo606Gary P. Glumm age 66 years passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region.  He was born December 1, 1947 in Bay City to the late William C. and Lorraine (Cain) Glumm.  Gary married the former Linda L. King on October 2, 1971 and she survives him.  He worked for 28.4 years at Grey Iron Foundry before retiring.  Gary was a life member of Sons of AMVETS, served as Commander of the Color Corp. for the Bay County Veteran’s Council and served on the Volunteer Veteran Monument Committee. He enjoyed bowling, playing computer games and going to his cabin to hunt.


Surviving besides his wife Linda, he leaves two children; Tracie A. Glumm, William D. Glumm, seven grandchildren; Shane J. Kissane – Glumm, Cory, Alexandria & Zoe Hickerson, Joshua Zube, Ryan J. Glumm, Mary Zube and one great-grandson, Cole Mathew David Wentworth.  He was predeceased by two brothers; David W. and James A. Glumm.


Funeral Service will take place Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:30 A.M. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor John Leitner will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery under the auspices of the Bay County Veteran’s Council.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 5 – 8 P.M. and on Saturday after 10:30 A.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Bay County Veteran’s Council.

Daniel L. Dorion

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Essexville, Michigan


     Daniel passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region, age 70.  He was born September 29, 1943 in Bay City to the late Lawrence and Felicia (Degrace) Dorion.  He married Mary Wiesen in Visitation Church on June 19, 1965 and she survives him.  Daniel was a veteran and served his country with the US Air Force.  He owned and operated Dorion Enterprises for several years.  He was the proud and passionate bowling coach for 23 years at Saginaw Valley State University, where he led the team to four national championships.  Dan was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish (St. Mary’s Church) and a member of both the Michigan and Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame.  He loved fishing at Rice Lake and ran the bowling lanes at Zion School for 23 years.

Surviving is the love of his life, Mary, four children: John (Kelli) Manyen, Theresa (Tom) DeMerle, Dan (Carol) Dorion, Jr. and Lane Dorion, sixteen grandchildren: Sean, Monica, Maria, Nicholas, Austin, Katie, Joshua, Sara, Logan, Grace, Jacob, Ondrea, Allisyn, Anna, Lily and Ayden, two sisters, Barb (Lloyd) and Joyce and four brothers: Tim (Sandy), Pat (Vickie), Lane (Raedeane) and Vance.  Dan was predeceased by a brother Todd.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Peace Parish.  Fr. Richard Jozwiak will celebrate Mass and private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Friday from 9:00 to 11:00am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Our Lady of Peace Parish.

Joseph J. Fryzel

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

fryzel-pictureJoseph J. Fryzel age 94 years passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born March 13, 1920 in Pinconning to the late Anthony and Mary (Blicharz) Fryzel.  Joe married the former Margaret I. Pietrusinski on June 29, 1946 in St. Florian Church of Standish.  She predeceased him March 6, 2014.  Joe served in the U.S. Army during WWII and worked at Bay City Chevrolet for many years before retiring.  He was a member of All Saints Parish – St. Boniface Church (510 N. Lincoln) and was a former usher.  Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing and will always be remembered as a person who wasn’t afraid to tackle any project.  He worked at the Ambrose and Squires Funeral Homes for many years and was a dedicated and conscientiousness employee who took great pride in his work.


Surviving are four daughters and two sons: Frances Renneberg & friend Stanley Baryla, Irene (Paul) Talaga, Leonard Fryzel, Margaret (Ray) Valley, Judy (Stephen) Wejrowski, Robert Fryzel & special friend Malinda George, ten grandchildren; Lori (Scott) Sterle, Leonard II. (Kristi) Fryzel, Stephanie (Jeff) Bucknam, Matthew Talaga, Brad & Chad Fryzel, Gregory Valley & friend Nicole Steffens, Cortney (Kris) Struble, Brandon Wejrowski & Becky vanBeekom, Jason Wejrowski and nine great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are two sister’s in-law; Rita & Sophie Fryzel and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Mary Ann Renneberg, a great- granddaughter, Macy Rae Struble, two sisters and six brothers.


 The family would like to thank Brandon, Janessa and Jodi from Almost Heaven for the wonderful care that they gave to Joe.


Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. from All Saints Parish – St. Boniface Church (510 Lincoln St.).  Fr. Steve Fillion Associate Pastor of All Saints Parish will officiate with burial in FloralGardensCemetery under the auspices of the Bay County Veteran’s Council.  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.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Alzheimer Foundation or the Bay County Veteran’s Council.

Bernard R. Guoan

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Bernard R. Guoan age 84 years was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born October 21, 1929 in Bay City to the late Ernest and Eva (Monville) Guoan.  He married the love of his life the former Doris Netting on September 6, 1949 and she predeceased him February 12, 2014.  Bernard served in the U.S. Air Force.  He worked for Defoe Shipbuilding for 3 years and later retired from the Consumer Power, Karn -Weadock Plant after 29 years of service.  Bernie truly enjoyed feeding wild animals, refurbishing homes and then renting them out.  He loved spending time with his family.


Surviving are four children; Sandra (Jerry) Marsden, Susan Everitt, Steve (Toni) Guoan, Sally Tippett, thirteen grandchildren, twenty one great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and his twin sister, Bernice (Harry) Schultz.  He was predeceased by a son, Scot Guoan.


A private funeral service was held at the Ambrose Funeral Home with burial in Oakridge Cemetery under military honors.

Russell B. Roberts

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


Russell passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at his residence, age 49.  The son of Jack and Karen (Ebnit) Lyons he was born September 14, 1964 in El Paso, Texas.  He married Dawn M. Jezowski on October 22, 1987.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn, one son, Johnathan Roberts, his father, Jack Lyons, three sisters: Judith (Chris) Chamberlin, Rhonda (Angel) Ramirez and Michelle Knapp, Russell’s mother in-law, June Jezowski, two brother in-laws, Marc and Kris Jezowski, two sister in-laws, Wendy (boyfriend, Tim Ward) Jezowski and Marci (David) Smith, several nieces and nephews.  Russell was predeceased by his mother, Karen Buttons, one brother, Doug Lyons, a sister in-law, Tamara Jezowski and his father in-law, “Sonny” Jezowski.

Friends and family will gather at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Robert Earl Schroeder

Monday, July 21st, 2014

scroeder-photo592Robert Earl Schroeder, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully at the age of 91 with family by his side on July 20, 2014 at Sheffield Place in Bay City, Michigan. The son of the late Otto and Agatha (Noneman) Schroeder, he was born in Bay City on June 9, 1923. He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Viola (Langley) on October 2, 1948. They shared sixty-six wonderful years together.


Bob was a graduate of Bay City Central High School. He attended Bay City Junior College, the University of Illinois, and Michigan State University. He was a Registered Professional Engineer in the States of Michigan and Texas. He served his country for three years in the United States Army during World War II.


Mr. Schroeder spent most of his career with the Dow Chemical Company in Bay City, Michigan and Houston, Texas, where he held engineering and management positions. He was a member of the Bay City Elks Lodge #88.  After retiring, Bob and Viola enjoyed wintering in Hudson, Florida and Georgetown, Texas. Bob loved and participated in competitive sports throughout his life, particularly basketball, golf and tennis. He also shared his love of travel, downhill skiing and camping with his family. He was always planning their next adventure.  Mr. Schroeder was a wonderful husband and father and he will be deeply missed.


In addition to his wife Viola, he is survived by their four children: Maryanne (David) Maruszak, Janice (Patrick) Towey, Daniel (Debbie) Schroeder and Kenneth (Esther) Schroeder. Bob is survived by seven grandchildren, Mark (Audra) Maruszak, Shelly (Greg) Bowden, Kristy (Nate) Carver, Tim Maruszak, Ken Robert Schroeder, Daniel Schroeder, Nicholas Schroeder, and six precious great-grandchildren — Wade, Lily, Annabelle, Haley, Thomas and Kinley. Bob is also survived by his sister-in-law Bernadine Ricard and numerous nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, Bob was pre-deceased by his sister Lillian (Seelinger) Goddeyne, dear brothers- and sisters-in-law, cousins and friends to whom he was very close throughout his life.


The family would like to thank the staff at Sheffield Bay for the exceptional care given to Bob during his stay there.

The Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Squires Funeral Home (211 N. Henry St. Bay City MI. 48706).  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate followed by military honors by the Bay County Veteran’s Council.  Visitation with the family will be held Thursday at Squires Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday after 10:00 a.m.  Those wishing to provide an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Kawkawlin Community Church or the American Diabetes Foundation.