Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Margaret L. Schmisseur “Sue”

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

Margaret L. Schmisseur passed away peacefully April 28, 2017 at McLaren Bay Region, age 95.  A service and Committal Prayers for Margaret will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will preside with interment in Pine Grove Cemetery in Auburn, Michigan.  A complete obituary is forthcoming at this time.

James D. Anderson, Sr.

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan


James passed away Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Heartland-Hampton, age 93.  He was born August 10, 1923 in Fairgrove, Michigan to the late Dewey and Belle (Dora) Anderson.  He married Norene R. Hebert at St. Joseph Catholic Church on August 10, 1946 and she predeceased him on April 8, 2016.  They shared 69 wonderful years together.  James was a WWII veteran and served his country with the US Army.  He was a life member of the VFW Post 6950 and the Teamsters Local 486 Retiree’s Club.  James retired from Tri City Welding Supplies in 1984.  He enjoyed reading, traveling, camping, NASCAR and his train collection.

James is survived by three children: James (Molly) Anderson, Joseph Anderson and Bonnie (Allan) Bouza, son in-law William Yurcso, nine grandchildren: Laura (Rod Sauseda) Yurcso, Andrew (Diane) Bouza, Ashley (Brent) Reed, Aeric (Jennifer) Bouza, William (Toni) Yurcso, Daniel (Gina) Anderson, Renee (Eric) Plaser, Adrianne (Donald) Firman and Stephanie Yurcso, 21 great grandchildren whom he loved dearly, two sisters Rosella Nietzke and Avon Anderson, two sisters in-law, Judy Anderson and Noreen Anderson, many nephews, nieces and cousins.  James was predeceased by a daughter Gail Anderson-Yurcso, three brothers: Joseph, George and Jerry Anderson, four sisters: Wave (Clifford) Williams, Agnes (Raymond) Foucault, Ione (Kenneth) Williams and Nioka (Jack) Nichols and in-laws: Alfred Nietzke, Leo (Rita) Hebert and Thelma Hopkins.

Cremation has taken place.  The Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal will be celebrated Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Peace Parish-St. Mary’s Church, 607 E. South Union Street, Bay City, 48706.  Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will celebrate Mass.  Private inurnment, under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council will be held at Calvary Cemetery on Monday.  Friends may call at the church only on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of Mass.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Our Lady of Peace Parish Food Pantry.

James, Joseph and Bonnie would like to thank the wonderful neighbors who were always there for our parents, especially Dan Retlewski, Marti Hill, Toni Colton, and Mrs. Ann Todd.  You are all angels and have earned your wings long ago. 

Penny L. Nickle

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan

Penny L. Nickle passed away peacefully the late afternoon of Sunday, April 16, 2017 at New Hope Bay, age 72 years.  She was born on August 28, 1944 and resided in Bay City, Michigan.  Penny is survived by her adopted brother, Paul Nickle, and her most trusted friend and caregiver, Sandy Switzer of Bay City.

Per Penny’s wishes, cremation will take place and there are no services planned through Squires Funeral Home at this time.

Craig J. Lawson

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan


Lawson-photo127Craig J. Lawson passed away Thursday morning April 13, 2017 at his home, at the age of 60.  He was born August 3, 1956 in Bay City.  Craig worked as a cross country truck driver and later retired from Western Rubber in Indiana.  Surviving are three children; Marcus Lawson and his fiancé Ciara; Nicole & Amanda Lawson; and his mother, Nancy (LaForest) Loll.  Also surviving are two sisters, Darcee (Dave) LeBrun; Tracy (Glenn) Hayman;  a uncle, Ray LaForest; nieces and nephews, Summer & Olivia LeBrun; Courtney & Skyler Hayman; Keith (Katie) Phillips; Ashley (Brian) Kinley; Ryan (Sarah) Phillips; and many cousins.  He was predeceased his father, Howard “Joe” Lawson; step – father, Thomas Loll; and a brother, Richard Phillips.  The family would like to give a special thank you to Trina, Candy, Eric, Lona, A & D Medicaid Waiver Company, including David, Maureen and Dr. Khan for their compassionate and loving care given to Craig.  Funeral and Committal Service will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Fr. Patrick C. O’Connor will officiate with private burial in Elm Lawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

Carol Anne (Moore) Prosser

Saturday, April 15th, 2017
Roscommon, Michigan
Prosser obit picCarol Anne (Moore) Prosser, of Roscommon MI, passed away peacefully April 12, 2017, age 79 years.   She was born October 8th, 1937 in Mt. Pleasant, MI to the late Harold & Dorothy (Hodgins) Moore.  Carol married the late Richard Allen Prosser on Dec. 28th 1954 and he predeceased her June 13, 1998. Together they were blessed with 44 years of marriage.  Over the years, they made homes in Middleberg Heights Ohio, Harrison, Roscommon, and Midland Michigan.  In Roscommon they owned Ricker’s Pizza & The Boardwalk Grill Restaurant. Carol was an incredibly artistic woman, who was skilled at stitching and knitting.  Pillows, blankets, and coats are just a few of the many items she knitted for family and friends.  Roses were her favorite flower and blue her favorite color.  She liked to watch baseball and frequently enjoyed an ice cold Coca-Cola.
She is survived by four of her seven children: Mary (Tom) Harley, Greg (Nancy) Prosser, Lori Kinnamon and Rick (Paula) Prosser and sons-in-law Joe Charlebois and Tom Waros.  Carol was a loving grandmother to Ryan (Debbie) Prosser, Anna Prosser, Allen Prosser, Tara (Michael) Pressler, Megan (Jean) Uwizeye, Keith Cornell, Crystal (Matt) Cobb, Amy Harley, Ashley Waros, Jessica (Scotty) Johnston, Sean Dudley, Adam Prosser and Natalya Prosser.  Carol was also the proud great-grandmother of seventeen great-grandchildren and great-great grandmother of two great-great grandchildren.
Besides her husband, Carol was preceded in death by her son James Prosser, daughters Margo Charlebois and Lisa Waros, and sons-in-law Dan Kinnamon and Marvin Wilson.  Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time from Squires Funeral Home.

Jason J. Winchell

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Bay City, Michigan



     Our beloved husband, father, son, brother, friend and “uncle” to everyone, young or old who knew him passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 due to complications from a motorcycle accident several years ago, age 36.  The son of Joseph P. and Kathleen (Whalen) Winchell he was born April 16, 1980 in Bay City.  Jason graduated from John Glenn High School and married Mandee K. Gielda in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on September 13, 2003 and she survives him.  He retired from Michigan Sugar in 2010 after several years of service.  Jason enjoyed golf, motorcycles, video and board games with his daughters, and doing his firework display for his family and friends.  He was also a devoted Detroit Tiger fan and mentor to children of all ages.

Surviving is his wife Mandee, two daughters, Indee and Ajae, his mother Kathlene Winchell, two brother, Trevor and Cory Winchell, grandmother Barbara Winchell, best friend Steve Kurchak, father in-law, John (Sheryl) Gielda, mother in-law, Sheree (John) Mix, brother in-law and sister in-law: Johnathan (Stacy) Gielda and Alyssa (Tomme) Miracle, seven nieces and nephews: Zac, Breann, Libby, Laikin, Eastin, Maelee and Lila, and his pets: Blondee, Jak and Buzz.  Jason was predeceased by his father Joseph P. Winchell and grandparents: William Winchell and Jim and Ruth Whalen.

     The Funeral Service will be held Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 2:00 to 7:00 PM.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes” for a fund being established towards Indee and Ajae’s college.  Mandee would like to thank all the staff with Comfort Keepers for their kind and compassionate care they gave Jason and his entire family.