Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Marion S. Sielinski

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Sielinski-photo820Bay City, Michigan


One family chain has been completed and another one has been broken.  Marion S. Sielinski passed away Monday July 27, 2015 at the age of 92.  He was born April 1, 1923 in Bay City to the late Casimer and Hattie (Kasprzyk) Sielinski.  Marion married Madeline V. Keit on August 31, 1948 and she survives him.  After honorably serving his country in the U.S. Army and receiving four Bronze Stars for his service, Marion began working for Dow Chemical Bay City.  He retired in 1978.  Marion was a member of Corpus Christi Parish – St. Hedwig Church.  He was also a member of AMVETS and enjoyed carpentry.  Surviving besides Madeline, he leaves four children to cherish his memory: Marion M. Sielinski, Carol Sturtz, Mark Sielinski and Bonnie (Tom) Tippman; seven grandchildren: Stacey Sturtz and fiancée Shannon, Lisa (Mike) Pyman, Brent (Carrie) Sturtz, Andrea (Duane) Stone, Adam, Catherine and Keith Tippman; three great-grandchildren: Allison and Sierra Pyman and Jacob Sturtz.  He is also survived by two sisters-in-law: Marie Kaczmarek and Irene Mindykowski.  His grandson, Kirk Tippman predeceased him as well as seven sisters and three brothers.  Marion’s family will be present to receive visitors at Squires Funeral Home on Thursday July 30, 2015 from 2-7 p.m. with Military Honors and Funeral Service beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Entombment will take place on Friday July 31, 2015 at 12 noon at Oakwood Mausoleum in Saginaw.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the wishes of the family.

Bessie Ribble

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan


ribble-photo223Bessie Ribble age 95 died Friday, July 24, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region.  She was born July 4, 1920 in West Branch, MI. to the late Ford and Martha (Nowak) Middleton.  Bessie married George W. Ribble and he predeceased her November 26, 1995.  She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, taking car rides but most importantly spending time with her grandchildren.  Surviving is her daughter, Mary K. Ribble & her significant other, Francis St. Onge, three grandchildren; Shawntae (Sacha) Strait, Elizabeth St. Onge & her fiancé Josh Bloxsom, Colleen (Joe) Medicine, two great-grandchildren; Kayla (Chris) Trudell, Aaron Gallagher, one great – great grandson, Stihl Trudell and another one on its way, Harper Bloxsom.  Also surviving are two brothers; Robert Middleton, George (Pat) Middleton, three sister’s in-law; Dorothy & Joyce Middleton, Shirley Nadeau, a Godson, Tom Ribble and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a son, William Ribble, three sisters; Ruth (Harry) Nelson, Adeline (Carl) Reed, Mary (John) Jacek, four brothers; William (Sylvia) Middleton, John & Harry Middleton and Jim Nadeau.  Visitation for Bessie Ribble will take place Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Squires Funeral Home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

David C. Burden

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan formerly of Monroe Co. and Toledo, Ohio


burden-photoDavid Burden at the age of 54 passed away Saturday evening July 18, 2015 at Riversbend Rehabilitation surrounded by his family.  He was born August 30, 1960 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Vern and Doris (Bork) Burden.  Dave married Brenda Miller – Burden and she predeceased him.  Dave worked in Construction for American Builders before his accident.  Surviving is a daughter, Amanda Burden, three brothers and two sisters; Gary (Kelly), Mark (Vicki), Vernon (Gayle) Burden, Pam (Gene) Sipert, Penny (Bob) Slatton and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a brother, Jeff Burden.  Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or services planned.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Heartland Hospice or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  We would like to thank Riversbend Rehabilitation family for going above and beyond throughout the years in taking such good care of David and for Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care.  He was loved by many.

Nancy J. Lowe

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Kawkawlin, Michigan

Nancy J. Lowe age 82, died on Friday, July 17, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region.  She was born June 21, 1933 in Bay City to the late William and Adeline (Bladecki) Volders.  Nancy married Cleo J. Lowe on September 12, 1949 in Bay City.  He predeceased her on November 9, 2006.  Nancy was a devoted homemaker who loved to travel and visit the casinos.  She leaves to cherish her memory two loving children:  Kimberly (Gary) Pacholka and Debra Harness; three grandchildren Stacey (Don) Anderson, Matthew and Daniel Pacholka; five great-grandchildren Kristina Tomczak, Kaelynn and Madison Anderson, Matthew Pacholka, Addison Pacholka and one great – great grandson, Zachary Tomczak.   Also surviving is one brother, William (Beverly) Volders, two sisters, Brenda Brandenburg, Donna Balonga and a sister in-law, Trudy Volders.   Nancy was predeceased by her son Kendall, a son-in-law Edward Harness, a brother, Donald Volders and two brothers in-law; David Bradenburg and Ernest Balonga.  Funeral Service will take place Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Nancy Rivet will officiate with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Monday from 5 – 9 p.m. and on Tuesday after 10:00 a.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.


Kathleen M. Woods

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Woods-photo819Kathleen was called home to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday July 15, 2015 at her home surround by her loving daughter and son at the age of 82.  She was born June 25, 1933 in Bay City to the late William and Alberta (Morand) Duso.  Kathleen married Earl E. Woods April 28, 1956 in St. John the Evangelist Church and he predeceased her in 2010.  She graduated from the Mercy Central School of Nursing in 1954 and retired as an RN from Bay Regional Medical Center after 30 years of service.  Kathleen was deeply devoted to her Catholic faith and will always be remembered for her strength and inspiration during her illness with Alzheimer’s.  Surviving are her children Jennifer Bradford and her husband Richard Grzybowski, William (Anita) Woods and Michelle Biniecki, thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Also surviving is one brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law; Michael (Helen) Woods, Norene and Mary Lou Woods.  She was predeceased by a daughter, Roberta Hilbrandt, one sister, Barbara (Larry) Schmidt, one sister-in-law and two brothers-in-law; Mary Jean (Woods) McInerney, Gerald and Bernard Woods. The family would like to thank the staff at McLaren Hospice for the wonderful and compassionate care given to our mother.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday July 18 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Jude Thaddeus Parish – St. John the Evangelist Church.  Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate with burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 4-8 p.m. (There will be no visitation at church prior to the Funeral Mass.)  There will be a parish Vigil Service for Kathleen at 7 p.m. Friday.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider McLaren Hospice Children Grief Camp.

Ronald James Voisine

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan


Mr. Voisine passed away peacefully July 8, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region surrounded by his family, age 80.  Ronald was born May 7, 1935 in Bay City to the late Angeline Cole (Witbrodt) and Floyd Voisine. He worked as an electrician with IBEW Local 692 and retired after a long and dedicated career. He married his soulmate June A. Bickham and together they celebrated 58 years of marriage.

Ronald was a longstanding member of the Muskrat Club. He also loved spending time with his family, evenings with friends at the Whyte Goose Inn, monitoring his stocks, and tending to his vegetable garden.
Surviving besides his wife, June are five children: Mark (Gloria) Voisine, Shari (Bob) Stroope, Bob Voisine, Janet (Tom) Peterson, and Nannette (Eric) Welter; ten grandchildren: Jeremy (Kristin) LaRoche, Erica Voisine, Josh Voisine, Craig LaRoche, Samantha Stroope, Amanda (Evan) Toyzan, Rachel Peterson, Hannah, Hope, and Halle Welter; great grandchildren: Lesley, Isabella, and Leah LaRoche and his beloved family dog, Maude.  Ronald was predeceased by his sister, Sue Campbell.

A Memorial Mass for Ronald will be celebrated Friday, July 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm at Our Lady of Peace Parish-St. Mary’s Church.  Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will celebrate Mass.  Friends may call at the church only on Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish consider memorials to Our Lady of Peace Parish.