Bay City, Michigan
Julia D. Piesik passed away peacefully the morning of March 24, 2017 at McLaren Bay Region, age 96. She was born on May 5, 1920 in Bay City to the late Stephen and Mary (Madjaski) Kaznowski and resided there all her life. Julia married Victor J. Piesik in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on January 29, 1944. He preceded her in death on June 22, 1992. Julia was a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church where she was a member of the Rosary/Altar Society, the Senior Citizens, the Mothers and Fathers Club, and the League of Catholic Women and Men.
Julia was proud of the talents and diverse abilities among her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving family members include daughters: Susan (Joseph) Jurkiewicz, Patricia Janowicz (Richard Havercamp, Sr.), Carol (James) MacDonald, Nancy Piesik, Julie (Ernest) Morin, and Ken Kuehnemund. Julia is also survived by ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, her sister Theresa Weber, numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband and her parents, Julia was also preceded in death by her daughter Joyce Kuehnemund; sisters: Mary Netkowski, Eva Slezak, Joan Mikolajczak; brothers: Stephen, Adolph, John, Stanley, Clemens, Leo, and Erwin Kaznowski.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Julia on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, 1503 Kosciuszko Ave., Bay City, 48708. Fr. Richard Filary will preside with private entombment in St. Patrick Mausoleum. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. and at church on Monday after 9 a.m. Members of St. Stanislaus Rosary/Altar Society will pray the Rosary Sunday at 2:00 p.m., followed by a Parish Vigil Service for Julia at 4:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider “Family Wishes”.