Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

Frank R. Erndt

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

erndt-photo183Frank Erndt was called home by his Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family age 89.  He was born March 8, 1926 in Munger to the late Frank and Marion (McAlindon) Erndt.  Frank married the former Maxine P. Joles June 11, 1949 and she survives him.  He served his country in the U.S. Army and worked for Bay City Milling for 37 years before his retirement.  After his retirement he was a school crossing guard for many years.  Frank was a faithful member of All Saints Parish – St. James Church where he was very active in many parish activities including being a Eucharistic Minister, belonging to the Rosary Society and serving as an Altar Server for funerals.  He was an avid hunter, enjoyed gardening and had a passion in his early years playing fast pitch softball.  Frank truly loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Surviving besides his wife Maxine he leaves five children; Frank (Helen), Ronald (Cindy), John, Dan, Harold (Vicki) Erndt, thirteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are three sisters and a brother; Mabel Szelegowski, Sr. Ann Frances, Rose (Bob) Stevenson and Dick (Marcia) Erndt.  He was predeceased by a brother, Ed Erndt.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. from All Saints Parish – St. James Church.  Fr. Jose Cabrera will officiate with entombment in St. Patrick Mausoleum.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Thursday after 9:30 a.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider McLaren Bay Hospice.

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Marjorie H. Stasinski

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Bay City, Michigan

 

    stasinski-photo182 Marjorie passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at Heartland-Hampton, age 82.  She was born January 8, 1933 in Bay City to the late Frank and Helen (Smielawski) Walkowiak.  She married Edward Stasinski on June 1, 1957 and he predeceased her on August 15, 1987.  Marjorie was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stansislaus Church and enjoyed trips up-north, NASCAR, playing the accordion and hosting the holidays at her home.

Surviving are four children: Mary (Rocky) Hernedez, Robert ‘Bert” (Cheryl) Stasinski, Carol (John II) Runbert and Esther (Carl) Phillips, eleven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, one brother in-law, Bro. Gregory Stasinski, many nieces and nephews.  Marjorie was predeceased by a son, John Stasinski, one brother, Richard (Donna) Walkowiak and a sister, Nancy Aaron.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12:00 noon at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church.  Fr. Jerzy Dobosz will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Tuesday from 11:00 am until the time of Mass.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Elva M. Tackman

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Essexville, Michigan

 

     Elva passed away Monday, May 18, 2015 at Bay Special Care after a lengthy illness, age 84.  She was born February 24, 1931 in Basin, Wyoming to the late Anthony and Claudia (Torres) Vigil.  Elva married Willard Tackman and he predeceased her on January 14, 1996.  She owned and operated Tackman’s Produce Market with her husband for over forty years and was a former member of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish-St. John’s Church.  Elva was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.

Surviving are three children: Wayne Tackman, Joy Tanner and Jill Milostan, eight grandchildren: Mark Tackman, Denise (Jason) Webster, Wesley, Kristi, Cody (Nicki), Matthew, Patrick and Andrew Milostan, two great grandchildren, Caiden and Allie Webster, five siblings: Lou Tackman, Ruth White, Clara Sewell, Ted and David Vigil.  Elva was predeceased by five brothers: Anthony Jr., John, Matthew, Paul and baby Joseph Patrick Vigil.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate and private inurnment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery at a later date.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Kristine J. Nowak

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

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Bay City, Michigan

 

Kris Nowak age 64 was called home to her Heavenly Father on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Covenant – Harrison Hospital.  She was born September 3, 1950 in Bay City to the late Virgil and Colleen (Szczepanski) Gatza.  Kris married the love of her life Jim Nowak October 21, 1972 in St. Hyacinth Church and he survives her.  She worked many years in the Trust Department at PNC Bank before retiring.  Kris was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Rosary/Altar Society group # 18, Senior Citizens and was a Eucharistic Minister.  She enjoyed gardening, golfing, sewing, painting and doing crafts where she created “Hair Bows by Kris.”  Her true passion was taking road trips with Jim and visiting her three grandchildren.  Surviving besides her husband Jim she leaves a son and daughter in-law, Dr. Scott and Dr. Kristine Nowak of Acworth, GA., three grandchildren; Molly, Henry and Peter Nowak.  Also surviving are two brothers and two sisters; Jim (Nancy) Gatza, Mike (Marilynn) Gatza, LeeAnn (Randy) Hemingway, Sue (Rick) Thompson, five aunts, three uncles and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a nephew, Dana Thompson.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  Fr. Rick Filary will officiate with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday after 9:00 a.m.  Members of St. Stanislaus Rosary/Altar Society and the Senior Citizens will pray the rosary at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday followed by a parish vigil service for Kris at 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider “Family Wishes.”www.ambrosefuneralchapel.com

 

Theodore D. Bernelis

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan

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     Mr. Bernelis passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region, age 86.  Theodore was born February 17, 1929 in Bay City to the late Dennis and Clara (Dmoch) Bernelis.  He married Evelyn B. Galloner in 1952 and she survives him.  He was a veteran and served our country with the US Army during the Korean Conflict.  Ted retired from Bay City Chevrolet in 1990 after more than 37 years of dedicated service.  He was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church and the League of Catholic Men and Women.

Surviving besides his wife Evelyn are fourteen children: Dennis (Maggie) Bernelis, Sue (Greg) Przybylski, Claire (Jim) Byrne, Sandy (Bo) Taylor, Helen (Joe) Marcinkowski, Bill Bernelis, Peter (Leslie) Bernelis, Virginia Tomczak, Nick (Carol) Bernelis, John Bernelis, Matt (Terri) Bernelis, Tom (Melisa) Bernelis, Terry (Kelly) Bernelis, Kim (Neil) Mead, one daughter in-law, Sharon Bernelis, thirty three grandchildren, twenty six great grandchildren, two sisters, Vicky (Clarence) Krieger and Rose Casteneda, special niece, Elaine Velasco, several other nieces, nephews and friend, Tom Gatza.  Ted was predeceased by two sons, George and Chris Bernelis and a daughter in-law, Shelly Bernelis.

The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:00 am at the Ambrose Funeral Home, under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council.  Fr. Jerzy Dobosz will officiate.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturday after 9:00 am.  A Parish Vigil Service for Ted will be held Friday at 7:00 pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Bay County Veterans Council or Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish.

Diane L. Warfield

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan

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“Sparty On”

 Diane passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 11, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region, age 57.  She was born October 18, 1957 in Bay City to the late Darwin and Fern (Nickel) Warfield.  She graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1975 and then attended Delta College.  Diane was employed with Liberty Foods Stores and currently with Marathon on Center Road in Essexville.  She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bay City and enjoyed playing cards.  Diane was an avid Michigan State University football fan and Detroit Tiger fan.  She loved babysitting, taking care of children, long rides with her granddaughter and animals, especially her dog, Rayven.

Surviving is her son, Shawn Scott, four grandchildren: Kiara Scott, Anthony, Nicholas and Roberto Cardenas, two sisters, Linda (James) French and Jan (Dan) Stein, one niece Caitlyn (Donald) Mahlum, two nephews, Eric (Heather) Stein and Paul Stein, special friend, Larry Holder, several cousins and friends.  Diane was predeceased by two nephews, Scott Stein and Joshua French, two dogs, Lexie and Shylo and her cat, Oreo.

The Funeral Service and Rite of Committal will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:00 am at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1010 33rd Street.   Pastor Richard Starr will officiate.  Private interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Bay County Humane Society or Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church.  www.ambrosefuneralchapel.com