Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

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.

Susanna M. Linkowski

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


Beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Bay Medical Care Facility, age 92.  She was born February 21, 1922 in Bay City to the late Joseph and Gertrude (Mrozinski) Kuczkowski.  She married Alphonse B. Linkowski on June 10, 1944 in St. Hyacinth Church.  Together they just celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary.  She was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Honorary life member of St. Stanislaus Rosary/Altar Society Group #4 and a former member of the Ladies Chorale.  Sue enjoyed cooking, golf, playing bunco with her friends and reading.

Surviving is her husband, Alphonse, four children: Ronald P. Linkowski, Mark A. (Diane) Linkowski, Judith (Barry) Villarrubia and Alan P. Linkowski, four grandchildren, two brother in-laws, Henry Linkowski and Dale Wingard, one sister in-law, Irene Linkowski and several nieces and nephews.  Sue was predeceased by two sisters and a brother.

The Funeral Service will be held Monday, July 21, 2014 at 1:00pm at the Ambrose Funeral Home. Fr. Rick Filary will officiate and entombment will follow in St. Stanislaus Mausoleum.  Members from Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish will pray the Rosary Monday at 10:30am and friends may call at the funeral home from 10:30 to 1:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

The Linkowski family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the nurses and staff at Bay Medical Care Facility for their exceptional care they gave Susanna and her entire family.

Evelyn Geraldine Perry

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

PerryEvelyn Geraldine Perry was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday July 16, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family at the age of 81.  She was born November 2, 1932 in Bay City to the late Joseph and Antoinette (Urban) Baczkiewicz.  Evelyn married Alfred A. Perry August 7, 1954 in St. Hyacinth Church.  He predeceased her January 16, 2007.  Evelyn was a Teacher in the Bay CitySchool system for many years before retiring.  She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Hyacinth Church.  Evelyn was devoted to the care and academic advancement of her children and grandchildren.


Surviving are four children: Brian A. (Joy) Perry, Michael L. (Irina) Perry, Ellen L. (Harold) Beauchamp, Amy M. (Rex) Stone, nine grandchildren: Karissa & Kendall Perry, Alexander & Maria Perry, Bruce & Nicole Beauchamp, Perry, Lauren, and Alex Stone.  Also surviving is one sister, Florence (Don) Lloyd.  She was a beloved aunt of Joseph Grabowski, Grace Worden, Randy White and many other nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by three brothers and four sisters.


Funeral Service will take place Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. from Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Hyacinth Church.  Presiding will be Sue Roznowski with private inurnment in FloralGardensCemetery.  In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choice.

Clifford I. McCreery

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away Monday, July 14, 2014 at his home with his family by his side, age 74.  Clifford was born November 9, 1939 in Bay City to the late Irwin and Grace (Plueddemann) McCreery.  He married Elaine L. Burzynski on June 30, 1962 in St. Hyacinth Church by Fr. Richard Jozwiak.  Cliff retired in 2000 from General Motors Buick Engine Plant in Flint after 26 years of dedicated service.  He was a member of St. Hyacinth Church, UAW Local #599 and a life member of the National Canoe Racing Association.  He loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed wood working, country music, repairing anything that needed attention, wildlife and relaxing at his cabin up north.

Surviving is his wife of 52 years, Elaine, seven children: Dale (Cindie) McCreery, Renee (Greg) Novak, Sheryl Symborski, David (Misty) McCreery, Melinda (David) Garrison, Vickie McCreery and Anne (Jeff) Lucas, eleven grandchildren: Erica, Craig, Nathan, Jared, Devin, Brianna, Alison, Molly, Noah, Gavin and Greyson.  Cliff was predeceased by a granddaughter, Angela McCreery, two sisters, Ilene Miller and Joyce McCreery and two brothers, William and Tommy McCreery.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church.  Fr. Richard Jozwiak will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Thursday after 10:00am.  A Parish Vigil Service for Cliff will be held Wednesday at 7:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Muscular Dystrophy.

Roger Huizar

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

huizar-new photoRoger Huizar passed away suddenly Thursday July 10, 2014 at his home age 49 years.  He was born May 21, 1965 in Saginaw, MI.  Roger proudly served the U.S. Army.  He enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers and going hunting.


Surviving is his mother, Mary Inez Huizar, one brother and two sisters: Rueben (Kathy) Huizar, Emma (Paul) Scharff and Stella Huizar.  He was predeceased by his father, Leo Huizar and a brother, Russell Huizar.


A Celebration of Roger’s Life will take place Saturday July 19, 2014 from 3 – 5 P.M. at 243 Adams St.Bay City.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

Patricia Luella Christie

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


Patricia Luella Christie, 94, of Bay City passed away on Thursday afternoon July 10, 2014 at her home – the very same home where she was born and lived her entire life.   Aunt Gert – as she was known to family and friends was born to the late Walter and Delphin Dembowski on February 8, 1920. She married August Christie on October 11, 1947 at St Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bay City. He preceded her in death on February27, 1966.Gert worked for General Motors for 35 years retiring on December 31, 1974. Following her retirement she volunteered at the Bay Medical Center Gift Shop for the next 27 years.  She always enjoyed knitting,cross stitch, and was an accomplished seamstress, specializing in the making of draperies.  Gert was a lifelong member of the St James Altar Society making over 25 quilts to support their annual fund raising efforts.  In addition, she made baptismal overlays for the newly baptized and altered the priest vestments as needed.

Gert is survived by her nephews, Donald Dodick of Bay City, Richard Dodick of Midland, Tony Dodick ofSaginaw and Ricci Dodick of Bay City; 7 great-nieces and nephews; and 2 great-great-nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Angeline Dodick.

Funeral  Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 1pm at All Saints Parish- St. James Church.Fr.  Bob DeLand presiding.   Family will greet friends at Noon prior to the Funeral Mass. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations to St James (All Saints)Elementary School.