Archive for the ‘Ambrose Obituaries’ Category

Robert James Langley

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

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     Robert, 63, son of the late Vernard and Joan (Palmer) Langley, father of David and grandfather to Kaiden and Emily passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from complications from lung cancer at McLaren Bay Region.

In his early adult years Bob worked and also was a self-taught jack of all trades.  He had a great interest in refurbishing an array of vehicles and also did many DIY household projects.  For nearly 35 years, Bob lived with paranoid schizophrenia.  Even thou he had that hardship, he always maintained a very generous, kind and gentle heart.

Surviving is a son David (Kari) Langley, David’s mother, Cathy Luce, grandchildren, Kaiden and Emily, siblings: Nancy (Steve) Lawrence, Peggy (Michael) Douponce and Karen (Tom Hyde) Gunther, brother in-law, Brad Grevel, eleven nieces and nephews, many friends and extended family.  Robert was predeceased by a sister, Diane Grevel.

The Funeral Service will be held Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Fr. Jose Maria Cabrera will officiate and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Thursday after 10:00 am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Thomas E. Jacobs

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

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Mr. Jacobs, age 83 passed away peacefully with his wife and family by his side Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Toni and Trish House.  He was born November 20, 1932 in Essexville to the late Henry and Elizabeth (Vink) Jacobs.  Thomas married the love of his life, Anna M. Kraynak on February 9, 1952 and they celebrated their 65th anniversary this year.  In 1952, he served in the Korean Conflict as a demolition specialist.  Tom loved building homes and spending time with his sons and grandson, Chad, deer hunting and fishing.  He also loved listening to polkas on Sunday mornings.  In 1993, he retired from General Motors as a millwright.

Surviving besides his wife Anna are four sons: Alan (Diane), Robert (Cindy), Randy (Cherie) and Jeffrey Jacobs, seven grandchildren: Chad, Kristel (Craig), Christopher (Karen) Kevin (Betsy), Cody, Troy and Michael, six great grandchildren: Oakley, Boyer, Macie, Brady Jacobs, Nash and Kinsley Pfenninger and Briggs.  Tom was predeceased by a beloved daughter Denise Jacobs, a daughter in-law, Ruth Ann Jacobs, six brothers: Albert, Wilfred, Clarence, Virgil, Donald and Raymond Jacobs, four sisters: Eleanor Walther, Regina Walther, Ailene Lynch and Elizabeth Davis, two step-brothers and sister: Norbert and Erwin Nearing and Edith Sisson.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:00 am at All Saints Parish-St. James Church.  Fr. Jose Maria Cabrera will celebrate Mass and Military Honors under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council will follow Mass outside of church.  Private inurnment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm and at church on Friday after 10:00 am.  A Parish Vigil Service for Tom will be held Thursday at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Toni & Trish House or All Saints Parish.

Rose M. Machulis

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

 

machulis-photo880Rose M. Machulis was called home by the Lord on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Medilodge of Sterling age 91.  She was born December 15, 1924 in Bay City to the late Ralph and Anna (Ferranti) Fulco.  Rose married Joseph Machulis and he predeceased her.  Rose truly enjoyed and love to be with her family.  Surviving are four children; Fred (Marilyn) Ciaramitaro, Rose Mary Robinson, Samuel (Barb) Machulis, Matthew Machulis, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.  Also surviving is a sister, Josie Lazarowicz and a brother, Joe (Januitta) Fulco.  She was predeceased by two sons; Ralph Machulis and Joseph Machulis Jr.  Funeral Service will take place Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. from the Ambrose Funeral Home.  Linda Studniarz will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Medilodge of Sterling or donor’s favorite charity.

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Bernadine M. Burzynski

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

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Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother,  sister, aunt and friend passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at Bay Medical Care Facility, age 78.  She was born May 16, 1937 in Kawkawlin, Michigan to the late Frank and Frances (Rasmer) Rezler.  Bernadine married Andrew S. Burzynski on May 16, 1959 and he survives her.  She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church and always volunteered a dish to pass at the funeral luncheons at church.  Bernadine was an excellent homemaker and babysitter for her grandchildren, great grandchildren and anyone who asked for her help.  She loved to cook and was famous for her “Butterflies”, Grandma’s Mac and Cheese, czarnina and meatballs.  Bernadine enjoyed helping others and often found herself sewing or repairing zippers, buttons and other everyday mishaps.  She also, enjoyed bingo and trying her luck at the casino.

Surviving besides her husband, Andrew are four children: Andrew S. (Debbie) Burzynski, Jr., Kenneth A. (Elke) Burzynski, Michael J. Burzynski and Holly A. (Mike) Blunt, eleven grandchildren: Amanda (Ryan), Joshua (Stacy), Kourtney (Jeremy), Chelsea, Jessica (Tim), Kristina (Greg), Emily, Delaney, Mikey, Brittany, Hannah, eight great grandchildren: Addy, Landon, Kenna, Liam, Riley, Gracelyn, Caleb and Flynn, one sister, Delphine Arndt, three brothers in-law: Chet Vennix, Larry Satkowiak and Dan Grudzinski, two sisters in-law, Jeanne Packard and Linda Burzynski, and Bernadine’s God children: Lisa Grudzinski, Debbie Wilkinson, Kim Ferguson, Renee DeShano, Janine Scarcelli, Greg Satkowiak, Brian Arndt and Ricky Reder.  Bernadine was predeceased by two sisters, Patricia Vennix and Beverly Satkowiak, two brothers in-law, Art Packard and Walt Burzynski and one sister in-law, Bernice Grudzinski.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Hyacinth Church.  Fr. Rick Filary will celebrate Mass and entombment will follow in St. Stanislaus Mausoleum.  Friends may call at the church only on Wednesday from 12:00noon to 1:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Gertrude Jezewski

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

 

jezewski-photo878Gertrude Jezewski was called home by her Heavenly Father on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Bay Valley House age 105 years.  She was born October 31, 1910 in Bay City to the late John and Blanche (Perek) Lipinski.  Gertrude married Thomas L. Jezewski September 13, 1941 and he predeceased her May 7, 1976.  She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Hyacinth Church, Rosary/Altar Sodality and the League of Catholic Women and Men.  Gertrude had a true passion for crocheting and working in her garden but her love was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.  Surviving are three daughters; Janice Ratte, Grace (Gary) Smith, Adrienne Jezewski, six grandchildren; Michael Ratte, Donna (Kurt) Neuendorf, Christine (Tony) Angino, Brandon (Laura) Smith, Stephanie (Marc) Martens, Kellie and thirteen great-grandchildren.  Also surviving is a sister, Romaine Ratynski, a sister in-law, Marjorie Jezewski and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a son, Fabian Jezewski, a son in-law, Richard Ratte and two brothers; Max (Theresa) Lipinski and Floyd (Betty) Lipinski.  The family would like to thank the staff at Rachel Sovereign and Bay Valley House for the wonderful and compassionate care given to Gertrude.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Hyacinth Church.  Fr. Rick Filary will officiate with burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday after 9:00 a.m.  Members of the Rosary/Altar Sodality will pray the rosary at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday followed by a parish vigil service for Gertrude at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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Jeannette Goulet

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Dexter, Michigan

 

goulet-photo442Jeannette Goulet was called home by her Heavenly Father on Friday, April 15, 2016 at her home age 82 years.  She was born May 12, 1933 in Bay City to the late John and Victoria (Kusnierz) Wisniewski.  Jeannette worked at Bay City Chevrolet for over 25 years before retiring.  She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Hyacinth Church, the U.A.W. #362 Retirees and the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.  Jeannette enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family but most importantly she will be remembered for her generous spirit and thoughtful cards that she would send to family and friends.  Surviving is a daughter and a son in-law, Debby (Jess III) Stewart, two grandchildren; Jess IV (Danielle) Stewart, Jenna (Benjamin) Howison, one sister, Irene Stuart and a sister in-law, Judy Wisniewski.  She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Wisniewski and her significant other, Edward Beaver.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 18, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Hyacinth Church.  Fr. Rick Filary will officiate.  Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 – 6 p.m. and at the church on Monday after 12 noon.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

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