Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

Joan V. Stone

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

stone-new pictureJoan V. Stone age 79 years passed away Saturday August 16, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region.  She was born May 15, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Floyd and Sophie (Soczinski) Harlukowicz.  She married Robert P. Stone and he predeceased her.  Joan worked at Olan Mills Photography for many years before retiring.  She enjoyed cooking, sewing, canning and playing bingo.


Surviving are five children; Jennifer (Lance) Maser, Joseph M. (Helen) Koziatek, James S. Koziatek, Jackie Rubis (Bill), Jason (Jill) Koziatek and the children’s father, Stanley W. Koziatek,  a daughter – in –law, Cheryl Koziatek, sixteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and a sister, Jean (Fred) Therrien.  She was predeceased by two sons; Jeffrey and John Koziatek, a great -granddaughter, Bailey, a son in-law, James Alexander, and two brothers; Floyd Jr. and John.


Funeral Service will take place Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. from the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 – 6 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Bay County Division on Aging.

Thomas E. Aikens

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

aikens-new photo682Thomas E. Aikens passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family age 58 years.  He was born July 12, 1956 in Bay City.  He married the former Laura Raymond August 22, 1974 and she survives him.  Tom enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting.


Surviving besides his wife Laura he leaves three children; Melissa (Terry) Shimel, Thomas Edward Aikens II. & Debbie Shimel, Jerry Aikens & Renee Labissoniere, four grandchildren: Jeffrey Perreault, Brandan Shimel, Trevor Aikens and Jerry M. Aikens IV.  Also surviving is his mother, Florence (Brissette) Aikens, five sisters and two brothers: Barbara Stilwell, Linda Rogner, Herb (Dee) Aikens, Mary (Kim) Stock, Jerry (Kimberly) Aikens, Connie (William) Graham and Kathy Aikens.  He was predeceased by his father, Herbert Aikens and a brother, Ralph Aikens.


Funeral service will take place Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. from the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 12 noon until time of service.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

Robert P. “Rob” Stevenson

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


Rob passed away peacefully Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his home, age 44.  The son of Robert A. and Rose Ann (Erndt) Stevenson he was born January 18, 1970 in Bay City.  Rob attended St. John’s Grade School and later graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1988.  He was an excellent athlete and excelled in track and football.  He was a former member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and will always be remembered for his love for people and his willingness to help others in need.

Surviving are two sons, Nicholas and Jacob Stevenson, two step-sons, Shane and Kyle Enser, his father and mother, Robert and Rose Stevenson, two sisters, Sherry (Joseph) Kusmierz and Barbara (Dave) Niedzielski, two brothers, Scott (Jen) and Todd (Sara) Stevenson and seven nieces and nephews: Seth, Kevin, Summer, Michael, Jenna, Andrew, Carter and a great niece, Marley.  Rob was predeceased by his wife, Ashly Stevenson and one sister, Kathleen Stevenson-Huiskens.

Cremation has taken place.  No services are scheduled.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Diabetes Association.

Roger A. Hugo

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Essexville, Michigan


Our beloved son, brother and friend to all who met him passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region, age 68.  The son of Charles H. and Ann (Corrion) Hugo he was born March 15, 1946 in Bay City.  Roger was previously employed at Do All, Inc. and was a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish, (St. John’s in Essexville).  He was a 3rd Degree Brother Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council #2740 in Essexville and a member of the ARC of Bay County.  He enjoyed participating in the Special Olympics, bow hunting, fishing, riding his three wheeled bike, and bowling.  Roger was the all-time softball pitcher for the family games and the biggest fan for the Detroit Tigers.

Surviving is his mother, Mildred M. (Corrion) and his siblings: Lester (Noraine) Hugo, Diane (Howard) Ritter, Gary (Teri) Hugo, Alan (Liz) Hugo, Carolyn (Mike) Derocher, Paul (Karen) Hugo, Mark (Cheri) Hugo, Theresa (John) Sauve, Annette (Duane) McTaggart, Brenda (Barry) Kenniston, Bryan (Michele) Hugo and Melissa Hugo, one sister in-law, Alice Hugo and a brother in-law, Steve Revard.  Roger was predeceased by his father and mother, Charles and Ann Hugo, one brother, Francis Hugo, one sister, Charlene Revard and two nephews, Chad Revard and Nathan Hugo.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish-St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Essexville.  Fr. Thomas McNamara will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00pm, Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Thursday after 9:00am.  A Parish Vigil Service by Kathy Madziar and Bible Presentation Resolution of Condolence Service by the Knights of Columbus will be held Wednesday at 4:30pm at the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Dominican Sisters in Grand Rapids.

Alexander Keith Savage Himebaugh

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


     Our beloved angel was welcomed to heaven Monday, August 4, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region.   Surviving are his parents Jerami and Andrea (Savage) Himebaugh, grandparents, Patricia Savage, Craig Savage, Robin (Joseph) Stantz and Gary Himebaugh, aunts and uncles: Renee (David) McGrath, Tracey (Joe) Sullivan, Holli (Jeff) Johnson, Brian Stantz, Cori (Cori) Himebaugh and Jamie Keene, cousins: Madisson, Brendan, Trenton, Sean-Patrick, Veda, Oliver, Emmett, Jenna (Doug) and their boys.  Alexander was predeceased by a special cousin, Brenna.

     A Memorial Service for Alexander will be held Friday, August 8, 2014 at 3:00pm at the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Gary Patelski will officiate.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 to 3:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.” 

Glenda E. Falasz

Monday, August 4th, 2014


falasz-new photoGlenda E. Falasz age 78 years passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region surrounded by her family.  She was born November 25, 1935 in Remus, Michigan to the late Oscar and Lelia (Humphrey) Main.  She married Arthur Licht and he predeceased her.  She then married Gerald J. Falasz and he predeceased her October 23, 2010.  Glenda worked at Big Lots for over 20 years before retiring.  She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Glenda was an avid shuffle board player and was crowned city champion for many years.  She also enjoyed golfing, bowling and gardening.


Surviving are seven children; Marcia Klei & Carl, James (Sue) Stevens, Michael Stevens, Vicky (Tim) Scott, Russell (Tami) Stevens, Raymond (Rosie) Stevens, MaryJo (Sean) Chamberlain, twenty grandchildren: Bambi Jones, James Newsham Jr., Rhonda Stevens, Dawn Basselman, Kimberly Scott, Jennifer Scott, Rachell Kimmell, Jeff Kimmell, Sarah Stevens, Malisa Kotelman, Ashley Hendrick, Amanda Greeene, Rebecca Smith, Nicole Calkins, Bryan Stevens, Ashley Hutchins, Steven Inskeep, Brandon Inskeep, Kevin Inskeep, Bobbie Ramirez, Danielle Ciesielski, forty great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.  Also surviving are three stepchildren, one brother and a sister; Lavern Main and Helen (Ed) McMillion.  She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Holly Falasz, a step-son, Thomas Falasz Sr., two sisters; Linda Yarger and Sandy Hass and a son in-law, Raymond Klei.


The family would like to thank McLaren Bay Region staff for the wonderful care given to Glenda and a special thanks to Christina Christian Glenda’s great niece for her continue support and care.


Funeral Service will take place Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Pastor Kevin Jones will officiate with private burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Thursday from 9:00 A.M. until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Children’s Leukemia Foundation.