Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

Rosalyn D. Kaznowski

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

 

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Rosalyn “Rose” D. Kaznowski was called home by her Heavenly Father on Monday, January 16, 2017 at McLaren Bay Region surrounded by her loving family. She was 92.  She was born on May 18, 1924 in Chicago, IL to the late Albert J. and Mary E. (Lee) Stone.  Rose married Leo A. Kaznowski on November 17, 1945 at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church.  He predeceased her on February 18, 1994.  She was a devoted member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, where she was a member of the Rosary/Altar Society, the Felician Sisters’ Auxiliary, the Legion of Mary, the League of Catholic Women and Men, and served as a funeral luncheon team leader.  She worked at St. Stanislaus Kostka School, and served as housekeeper for the St. Stanislaus Kostka Rectory. She was also a member of TOPS Chapter 1059 and a quilting club.  Rose enjoyed clogging, line dancing, trips to the casino, and was very faithful in crocheting prayer shawls on Thursdays at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

Rose truly cherished family gatherings and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.  Surviving are five children: Barbara (Jim) Tesner, Michael (Kathy) Kaznowski, Roseann (Bill) Hellebuyck, Mary Little, and Patricia (Paul) Galus. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and three new babies on the way.  She is also survived by four sisters-in-law, Arlene Stone, Julie Piesik, Theresa Weber, and Donna Kaznowski, a brother-in-law, Clarence Mikolajczak, and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her siblings, Glen and Bernard Stone, and Alice (James) Ratajczak, a son-in-law, Ron Little, and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Mary (Eugene) Netkowski, Eva (Stanley) Slezak, Joan Mikolajczak, John, Clement, Erwin, Adolph, Steven (Isabelle), Stanley (Diantha) Kaznowski, Victor Piesik, and Fabian Weber.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, 1503 Kosciuszko, Bay City 48708.  Fr. Rick Filary will officiate, with burial to follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday after 9:00 a.m.  Members of the St. Stanislaus Rosary/Altar Society and the Felician Sisters Auxiliary will pray the Rosary Friday at 2:00 p.m., followed by a parish vigil service for Rose at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church or St. Labre Indian School.

Angela S. Sylvester

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

 

sylvester-photoAngela Stella Sylvester went home peacefully to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from Heartland Hampton surrounded by her loving family at the age of 97.  She was born on Easter Sunday, April 20, 1919 in Bay City to the late John and Prakseda “Sadie” (Lewandowski) Herek.  Angela married Curtis Paul Sylvester on December 16, 1944 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church.  Her loving husband predeceased her May 28, 1998.  She was a faithful member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Hyacinth Church.  Angela loved her family and home and enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles and dining out.  Her life of devotion to God, Prayer and the Holy Mass were steadfast examples of her faith.  Surviving are four children and their spouses; Cynthia and James Nowicki, Richard and Mary Sylvester, Janis and Richard Hymel all of Bay City, LoisAnn and Kevin Posey of Fairfax, Virginia, eight grandchildren; Angela and Matthew Pyscher, Steven Nowicki, Jeffrey Hymel, Jennifer and Matthew Korzek, Brenda and Jesse Maldonado, Daniel and Katherine Posey, Kaylene and Kyle O’Day, Julia Posey, six great grandchildren; Andrew, Ashtyn and Devin Pyscher, Alejandro and Braxton Maldonado and Hunter Posey.  Also surviving are three sisters in-law; Gloria Sylvester, Caroline Sylvester and Emily Herek.  She was predeceased by a brother, Robert M. Herek and many brothers and sisters in-law.  The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the community of Heartland and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate and tender care of our Mother.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.  (Due to renovations at St. Hyacinth Church)  Fr. Rick Filary will officiate with burial in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday after 9:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Angela on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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Henry N. Linkowski

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

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Henry passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Bay Shores Nursing Care Center, age 96. He was born January 3, 1921 in Bay City to the late Anthony and Agnes (Zboralski) Linkowski. He was a WWII veteran and served his country with the US Navy. Henry retired from Dow Chemical Company in 1981 after 30 years of dedicated service. He was a member of Our Lady Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church, the funeral luncheon committee at church, St. Vincent DePaul Society, the League of Catholic Men and Women, Senior Citizens, St. Stanislaus AC, St. George Society, PLAV #162, and the Polish Heritage Society. Henry was also a member of the Knights of Columbus as a 3rd Degree Brother Knight with St. Stephen Council #4102 and a 4th Degree Sir Knight of Bishop Murphy Assembly #0491.

Surviving is his sister Irene Linkowski and many nieces and nephews. Henry was predeceased by six brothers: John (Ila), Edward (Helen), Walter, Octavius ‘Tuffy” (Germaine), Joseph (Henrietta) and Alphonse (Sue) Linkowski and two sisters, Sr. Celine of the Felician Order and Gertrude (Leo) Schutkowski.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church, 1503 Kosciuszko Ave., Bay City, 48708. Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass and Military Honors, under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council will immediately follow Mass at the back of church. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm and after 9:00 am Saturday at church. Members of the parish will pray the Rosary Friday at 2:00 pm, followed later by a Parish Vigil Service, Knights of Columbus Bible and Chalice Presentation at 7:00 pm, both at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish Debt Reduction.

Henry’s sister Irene and their nieces and nephews would like to thank all the staff at Bay Shores Nursing Center and doctor’s S. Dandamudi and R. Dandamudi for their kind and compassionate care they gave Henry during his time there. 

Kathryn Ann Hahn (Janowicz)

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

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Kathryn A. Hahn passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at her home at the age of 34.  She was born April 23, 1982 in Bay City.  Kathryn married Jason G. Hahn on May 4, 2013 and he survives her.  She worked at the Law Office of Edward Czuprynski and was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.  Kathryn treasured her time with her family.

Surviving besides her husband Jason, she leaves two daughters; Julia and Olivia Hahn, her father and mother; John and Mary Ann (LeVasseur) Janowicz and two brothers; Daniel Janowicz & his son, Logan and David Janowicz.  Also surviving is Kathryn’s father in-law & mother in-law, Jay and Rachelle Hahn, a sister in-law, Amanda (Ryan) Busha, a brother in-law, Andrew Hahn, her step grandmother, Josephine Janowicz and many other loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  She was predeceased by her grandparents, Florian and Margaret Janowicz and Clement and Mary Ann LeVasseur.

A Memorial Service will take place on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. from Messiah Lutheran Church.  Pastor Andreas Teich will officiate.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday after 10:00 a.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider, Julia and Olivia Hahn c/o John and Mary Ann Janowicz.

David M. Zann

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

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Mr. Zann passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at McLaren Bay Region, age 73. He was born August 17, 1943 in Bay City to the late Marion S. and Irene S. (Piasecki) Zann. David married Joan F. Kolasa in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on November 30, 1974 and she survives him. He was a veteran and served his country with the US Navy from 1962 to 1968. He retired from Dow Chemical Company after several years of dedicated service and was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church, Knights of Columbus St. Stephen Council #4102, the League of Catholic Men and Women, PLAV Post #162 and St. George Society. Dave enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, hunting and wood working, where he used his talents to make several pieces of furniture over the years for his grandchildren.

Surviving besides his wife Joan is one son Jason (Dana) Zann and one daughter Jane (Dr. Ryan) Stanley, six grandchildren: Danika and Deacon Zann, Maxwell, Jackson, Gage and Kai Stanley, one sister Madeline Murawski and a sister in-law Corinne (Val) Kwapis. Dave was predeceased by a brother in-law Fred Murawski.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church, 1503 Kosciuszko Ave, Bay City, 48708. Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass. Military Honors, under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council will immediately follow Mass at the entrance to church.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Monday after 9:00am. A Parish Vigil Service and Knights of Columbus Bible Presentation for Dave will be held Sunday at 7:00pm at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes” or St. Stanislaus Food Pantry. 

Daniel James Robinson

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

 

robinson-photo 2017064Dan Robinson age 67 years passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born July 14, 1949 in Mahnomen, Minnesota to the late Ray and Annabelle (Miller) Robinson.  Dan married the former Janet M. Stachowski on June 5, 1970 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church and she survives him.  He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era.  Dan along with his wife Janet was owner and operator of Robbys Hobbys for 36 years.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #18 and enjoyed listening to music, reading and playing video games.  Surviving besides his wife Janet he leaves three children; Cheryl (Luke) Catella, Terry Robinson and Scott Robinson.  Also surviving is his mother in-law, Mary Stachowski, one sister, Wanda (Guy) Goode; a brother, Timothy Robinson; four brother in-laws, James (Joan) Stachowski, Charles Stachowski, Thomas (Julie) Stachowski, Paul (Mary Ann) Stachowski, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was predeceased by a brother, Alan Robinson and a sister in-law, Billie Robinson.  Visitation will take place for Dan on Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 2 – 8 p.m. at the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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