Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Barbara Anne Forbes Leslie Blumer

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Bay City, Michigan

blumer-newphoto246Barbara passed away peacefully, Saturday, August 29, 2015, in the presence of her family.  She was born December 19, 1934, in E. Hartford, Connecticut to the late Lloyd and Alice (Scharf) Forbes.  She was married to the late Bruce Leslie then later married Arnold Blumer.  Barbara was passionate about teaching, blessing many children with the gift of reading.  Always remembered for her beautiful voice, she brought music wherever she went. Barb truly lived her faith and inspired others with her unrelenting joy and unconditional love. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Arnold; three daughters, Catherine (Mike) Russell, Susan (Mark) Walraven, Elizabeth (Stephen) Eurich; stepson, Alan (Marla) Blumer; eight grandchildren, Caroline (Micah) Knepper, Angela, Jonathan, Tiffany and Matthew Russell, Jessica (Adam) Jaime, Jordan (fiancé Melissa) Walraven, and Jason Eurich; eight stepchildren, Angela Benavides, Kaitlynn, Kiersten, Gabriel, Jasmine, Adam, Taya, and Cristian Blumer; two great grandchildren, Logan and Natalie Jaime; and two step-great grandchildren, Karley and Abigail Hicks. Memorial celebration to take place at Country Meadows Senior Apartments, 3799 State St. Rd., Bay City, 1:00 p.m., September 25, 2015. www.squiresfuneralchapel.com

 

Elizabeth G. Scott

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Elizabeth G. Scott

Bay City, Michigan

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      Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her family at home, age 70.  Elizabeth was born August 7, 1945 in Bay City to her late parents Walter and Jean Elizabeth (Skidmore) Rittenburg.  She retired from AAA after 31 years of dedicated service.  She then accepted an opportunity at Bay Health Plan as their coordinator, where she still was working at home during her illness to help find those in need proper health care.  Elizabeth loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.  She also enjoyed fishing whenever she was able to.

Surviving is a daughter, Christine (John) Holt and a son, Mike (Yvonne) Scott, six grandchildren: Steven (Taylor), Gatlin, Amanda, Johnny, Michael II and Steven, great grandchildren, Rilee and Elliana, three brothers: Bob (Sue), Rick (Martha) and Ron (Deb) Rittenburg, many nieces and nephews.  Elizabeth was predeceased by her mother, Zita Rittenburg and a sister, Rosilyn Seymour.

The Funeral Service will be held Friday, September 4, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Squires Funeral Home.  Linda Studniarz will officiate and private interment will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 to 6:00 pm.

Mike and Christine would like to extend a special thank you to Yvonne and Amanda for taking care of mom, strong support for our family and there for us when we could not always be there.  You truly are a blessing to our family.  Thank you!

Barbara Ann Wegener (Przepiora)

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Bay City, Michigan

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Our beloved mother, daughter, grandmother and sister passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 at Close to Home AFC with her family by her side, age 65.  The daughter of Donald E. and Marylis A. (Coupie) Przepiora she was born April 25, 1950 in Bay City and has lived here all of her life.  Barbara married Joseph R. Wegener in St. Hyacinth Church on February 1, 1969 and he predeceased her on January 10, 2009.  She owned and operated Czuba’s Variety Store on Columbus Avenue with her husband Joseph and later owned Your Michigan Rep’s.  She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church.  Barbara was once an avid bowler and loved scrap booking, crafts, gardening and taking casino bus trips with her friends and family.

Surviving is a daughter Maressa Lyn (Christopher) Yaklin and a son Ryan Justin (girlfriend, Jessica Ness) Wegener, one grandson, Barrett Joseph Yaklin, her father, Donald Przepiora and siblings: David (Gail) Przepiora, Diane Awad, Timothy Przepiora, Michael (Julie) Przepiora, Jeffrey (Mary) Przepiora and Jason (Heidi) Przepiora, many nieces and nephews.  Barbara was predeceased by her son, Neil J. Wegener, her mother, Marylis A. Przepiora and mother in-law, Geraldine Wegener.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish-St. Stanislaus Church.  Fr.  Richard Jozwiak will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm and at church on Thursday after 9:00 am.  A Parish Vigil Service for Barbara will be held Wednesday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Bay County Humane Society or “Family Wishes.”

     Barbara’s family would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff at Close to Home Assisted Living and Southerncare Hospice for their kind and compassionate care they gave Barbara and her entire family through their life’s jouney.  www.squiresfuneralhome.com

Carol J. Jacobson

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan

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     Carol passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region, age 68.  She was born September 29, 1946 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late James and Virginia (LaDrigue) Basolo.  She married Richard H. Jacobson on August 21, 1970 and he survives her.  She was a devoted member of St. Catherine of Sienna Parish- St. Vincent DePaul Church and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Surviving besides her loving husband Richard are three daughters: Ashley (Mat Shannon) Bosco, Nichole (Sean) Radcliffe and Kalley Jacobson, six grandchildren: Mariana, Giuliana, Carter, Griffin, Joslynn and Jimari, two sisters, Patricia (Mike) Ames and Rita Camp and one brother in-law, Howard (Sarah) Jacobson.  Carol was predeceased by a brother, James Basolo and a brother in-law, Ken Camp.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, August 31, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Catherine of Sienna Parish-St. Vincent DePaul Church.  Fr. John Sarge will celebrate Mass.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and at church on Monday after 9:00 am.  A Parish Vigil Service for Carol will be held Sunday at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society.

Jenniffer A. French

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan

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     Jenniffer passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 27, 2015, age 39.  The daughter of Robert J. Nowak and Deanne M. Comtois she was born October 9, 1975 in Bay City and has resided here all her life.  Jenniffer enjoyed going to the beach with her children and spend time with them as well.

Surviving are two children, Brady Lee Comtois and Khrystyn M. (Joshua) Elledge and soon to be grandchild expected in January, Jenniffer’s mother, Deanne M. Comtois, grandmother, “Grandma Jo” (Bill) Lauria, grandfather, Thomas Comtois and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  Jenniffer was predeceased by her father, Robert Nowak.

Cremation has taken place.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Elaine M. Bracher

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

bracherphotoElaine passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region, age 88.  She was born October 27, 1926 in Bay City to the late Clarence and Aleda (DuFord) Fanger.  Elaine married Walter C. Bracher in Zion Lutheran Church on June 19, 1948 and he predeceased her on November 11, 2011.  She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Surviving are three daughters: Linda (Thomas) Langenburg, Sharon (Tom) Hall and Marsha (Lowell) Horneber, five grandchildren: Erin Langenburg and her husband, Julien Fredeveaux, Marc (Leslie) McKee, Mathew (Nikki) McKee, Hannah Hall and T.J. Hall, six great grandchildren and a sister in-law, Lucille Bracher.  Elaine was predeceased by a brother in-law, John Bracher.

Private family services were held at Floral Gardens Cemetery Chapel.  Pastor Robert R. Roberts officiated the services for Elaine.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society.