Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Lionel R. “Bun” Gallagher

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

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Uncle Bun passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Bay Special Care, age 88.  He was born February 4, 1926 in Bay City to the late James E. and Loretta (Woods) Gallagher.  He married Josephine Adamski in 1962 and she predeceased him on March 27, 2007.  Uncle Bun was a WWII veteran and served his country with the US Marine Corps.  He retired from the Dow Chemical Company with over 30 years of dedicated service and was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish-St. Mary’s Church.  Uncle Bun enjoyed spending time with his wife and singing in the church choir.  He was an avid golfer and Detroit Tiger fan.

Surviving is two sister in-laws, Esther and Lillian Gallagher, five nephews: Bob, John, Jim, Brian and Steven Gallagher and two nieces, Patty Lambert and Kelly Reed.  Uncle Bun is also survived by seven cousins: Tom, Judy, Ralph, Chicky, Mike, Gary and Linda.  He was predeceased by two brothers, Tom and Jim Gallagher.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, August 22, 2014 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Peace Parish-St. Mary’s Church.  Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will celebrate Mass and Military Honors, under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council will immediately follow Mass.  Private interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10:00am until the time of Mass.

Delbert John Heinlein

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

heinlein new-photo cover623Ourbeloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother Delbert J. Heinlein was
called home by the Lord on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, with his family by his
side, at the age of 76.  He was born February 22, 1938 in Reese, to the
late John and Alma (Mueller) Heinlein.  Del graduated from Reese High
School in 1956 and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. where he proudly served
his county.  Upon his return from the service he met the love of his life,
the former Janet M. Fischer, whom he married on May 14, 1960, and they have
celebrated over 54 years of marriage.

Del went to work at Morley Bros. and later worked at Saginaw Steering Gear for
over 28 years as Plant Security before retiring in 1992.  He was a member
of St. Elizabeth Church where he was a former Usher and Eucharistic
Minister.  Always an active member of the community Del belonged to the K
of C Council #9305, and was a retired volunteer Fireman for the Reese Fire
Rescue.  Del enjoyed many years of his retirement with Jan, camping and
fishing in the U.P. and salmon fishing in Manistee.  Del was a consummate
family man, who cared deeply about his family and friends-always willing to
lend a hand with a big smile.  He and Jan always enjoyed a good Tigers
Baseball game.

Del leaves behind his loving wife Jan and three children;  Debbie (Mike)
Burns, Edward (Mary) Heinlein and Greg (Janet) Heinlein.  Also surviving
are seven grandchildren; Pat & Courtney Burns, Alyce, Kendrick &
Candace Heinlein, and Stuart & Bethany Heinlein.  He also leaves three
sisters; Margaret Herzberg, Florence Hartman, Doris Bauer, a sister-in-law,
Irlitta Huebner and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a
brother, Edward Heinlein and four brothers-in-law Conrad Herzberg, Frederick
Hartman, Herb Bauer and Carl Huebner.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. from St.
Elizabeth Catholic Church.  Fr. David Jenuwine will officiate with burial
in St. Elizabeth Cemetery under the auspices of the U.S. Marine Corp. and the
Reese American Legion.  Friends may call at the Ware-Smith-Woolever
Funeral Home in Reese, Michigan on Friday from 2-8 P.M. and at the church on
Saturday after 9:00 A.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are
asked to consider St. Elizabeth Church or the Reese Fire Rescue.  Arrangements
have been entrusted to the Squires Funeral Home

Alfred R. “Fred” Schaefer

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Essexville, Michigan

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Fred passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at his home, age 78.  He was born March 12, 1936 in Essexville to the late Joseph and Mable (Tackman) Schaefer.  Fred married Madilyn J. Walther on September 24, 1955 and she predeceased him on January 15, 2013.  He retired from Saginaw Steering Gear after 36 years of dedicated service and was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church.  Fred was also a life member of the NRA and an avid hunter.

Surviving are eight children: Christine (James) Schneider, Michael (Sandra), William (Shirley), Thomas (Kathleen) Schaefer, Dianne (Rick) Cheney, Robert and Clayton Schaefer and Karen (Rocky) Lask, 24 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, four brothers and sisters: Luella (Richard) Walther, Harmond (Sandra) Schaefer, Shirley Walraven and Eugene Schaefer.  Fred was predeceased by a daughter, Victoria Lynn Schaefer, one grandson, Peyton Schaefer and seven sisters and brothers: Cecelia, Alice, Lila, Joseph, Ursula, Bertrand and Hubert.

The Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:00am at Pilgrim Lutheran Church.  Rev. Carl F. Trosien will officiate and interment will follow in Elm Lawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Friday after 10:00am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Gary P. Glumm

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

glumm-photo606Gary P. Glumm age 66 years passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region.  He was born December 1, 1947 in Bay City to the late William C. and Lorraine (Cain) Glumm.  Gary married the former Linda L. King on October 2, 1971 and she survives him.  He worked for 28.4 years at Grey Iron Foundry before retiring.  Gary was a life member of Sons of AMVETS, served as Commander of the Color Corp. for the Bay County Veteran’s Council and served on the Volunteer Veteran Monument Committee. He enjoyed bowling, playing computer games and going to his cabin to hunt.

 

Surviving besides his wife Linda, he leaves two children; Tracie A. Glumm, William D. Glumm, seven grandchildren; Shane J. Kissane – Glumm, Cory, Alexandria & Zoe Hickerson, Joshua Zube, Ryan J. Glumm, Mary Zube and one great-grandson, Cole Mathew David Wentworth.  He was predeceased by two brothers; David W. and James A. Glumm.

 

Funeral Service will take place Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 11:30 A.M. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor John Leitner will officiate with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery under the auspices of the Bay County Veteran’s Council.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 5 – 8 P.M. and on Saturday after 10:30 A.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Bay County Veteran’s Council.

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Daniel L. Dorion

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Essexville, Michigan

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     Daniel passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region, age 70.  He was born September 29, 1943 in Bay City to the late Lawrence and Felicia (Degrace) Dorion.  He married Mary Wiesen in Visitation Church on June 19, 1965 and she survives him.  Daniel was a veteran and served his country with the US Air Force.  He owned and operated Dorion Enterprises for several years.  He was the proud and passionate bowling coach for 23 years at Saginaw Valley State University, where he led the team to four national championships.  Dan was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish (St. Mary’s Church) and a member of both the Michigan and Bay City Bowling Hall of Fame.  He loved fishing at Rice Lake and ran the bowling lanes at Zion School for 23 years.

Surviving is the love of his life, Mary, four children: John (Kelli) Manyen, Theresa (Tom) DeMerle, Dan (Carol) Dorion, Jr. and Lane Dorion, sixteen grandchildren: Sean, Monica, Maria, Nicholas, Austin, Katie, Joshua, Sara, Logan, Grace, Jacob, Ondrea, Allisyn, Anna, Lily and Ayden, two sisters, Barb (Lloyd) and Joyce and four brothers: Tim (Sandy), Pat (Vickie), Lane (Raedeane) and Vance.  Dan was predeceased by a brother Todd.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:00am at Our Lady of Peace Parish.  Fr. Richard Jozwiak will celebrate Mass and private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Friday from 9:00 to 11:00am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Our Lady of Peace Parish.

Russell B. Roberts

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan

 

Russell passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at his residence, age 49.  The son of Jack and Karen (Ebnit) Lyons he was born September 14, 1964 in El Paso, Texas.  He married Dawn M. Jezowski on October 22, 1987.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn, one son, Johnathan Roberts, his father, Jack Lyons, three sisters: Judith (Chris) Chamberlin, Rhonda (Angel) Ramirez and Michelle Knapp, Russell’s mother in-law, June Jezowski, two brother in-laws, Marc and Kris Jezowski, two sister in-laws, Wendy (boyfriend, Tim Ward) Jezowski and Marci (David) Smith, several nieces and nephews.  Russell was predeceased by his mother, Karen Buttons, one brother, Doug Lyons, a sister in-law, Tamara Jezowski and his father in-law, “Sonny” Jezowski.

Friends and family will gather at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”  www.squiresfuneralchapel.com