Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Bryon D. Austin

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Bay City, Michigan


     Bryon passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015 at McLaren Bay Region, age 49.  He was born March 30, 1965 in Bay City to the late Gordon C. and Marjorie J. (Potter) Austin.  Bryon graduated from TL Handy High School in 1983 and then attended Delta College for skilled trades.  He married Amy S. White on October 1, 1988 in St. Mary’s Church and she survives him.  Bryon was employed with Dresco Machine in Bay City for 30 years and enjoyed motorcycles and restoring cars.  He was a devoted family man and will forever be held close in the hearts of all who loved him.

Surviving besides his wife, Amy are two sons, Alexander and Spenser Austin and two brothers, Tim (Shirley) and Kevin (Teri) Austin.  Bryon was predeceased by three brothers: Robert, Jamison and Matthew Austin and his grandparents, Albert (Bertha) Austin.

The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 11:00am at the Squires Funeral Home.  Linda Studniarz will officiate and interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm and Tuesday after 10:00 am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials “Family Wishes.”

Joan C. Wright

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Wrightphoto (350x303)Bay City, Michigan


Joan passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at her home, age 72.  She was born December 13, 1942 in Bay City to the late Frank and Bernadette (Turmell) Lesperance.  She was raised by her grandmother, the former Ellen (Rylance) Weatherington.  She married Herbert W. Wright and April 7, 1990 and he predeceased her on November 14, 1997.  Joan was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and helped at the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Surviving are three children: Peggy (Terry) Horner, William Sharrow, Jr., and Christine (boyfriend, Alfredo Hewtty, Jr.) Burch, eight grandchildren: Terry (Cathy) Horner, Jr., Nicole (James) Lopez, Shana (Richard) Brewster, Chad Horner, Stephanie (Jessie) Boyle, Brett Sharrow and Kayla, JoEllen (Mike) Lilly and Zachary Burch and his friend Dave, twelve great grandchildren: Alyssa, Ruby, Raymond, Shaleigh, Gemma, Rose, Benjamin, Liam, Brayden, Arabella, Paige and Henry, three brothers: William (Judy) Saveall, Norman (Kathy) Saveall and Robert Saveall.

The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Squires Funeral Home.  The Rev Ann Grady will officiate and private inurnment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 3:00 to 8:00 pm and on Saturday after 10:00 am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Linda L. Kreger

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan


Linda was called home by her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 13, 2015 at the age of 65.  She was born June 16, 1949 in Saginaw, Michigan.  Linda married Tommy Kreger and he predeceased her.  She was a licensed Minister and was very passionate in making a difference in other people’s lives.  Linda enjoyed riding motorcycles, going to rummage sales and making costumes.

Surviving are four children; Tracy Conyer, Lisa Conyer – Pongrat, Sean Kreger, Jenessa (Jeremy) Kaylor, nine grandchildren; Kevin Conyer, Jerrilyn & Elijah Emond, Kayra Pongrat, Devon Zang, Destiny Johnson, Anna, Leigha, James Kaylor and two great-grandchildren; Gaige Conyer and Narrisa Smith.

A Celebration of Linda’s Life will take place Sunday, March 22, 2015 immediately following the 11:00 a.m. Sunday service at Lighthouse Family Worship Center (300 N. Wenona St.) There will be no visitation at the funeral

Melda Katherine Eloise Findlay

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Kawkawlin, Michigan


     Melda passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Bay Special Care, age 79.  She was born July 29, 1935 in Goldboro, Nova Scotia, Canada to the late William and Gladys (MacLellan) Findlay.  She retired from Saginaw Machine Systems after 30 years of dedicated service.  Melda enjoyed traveling the world, baking and was an amazing event planner and organizer.

Surviving are two brothers, Ralph and Donald Findlay, nephews and nieces: Gregory, Scott and Michael Findlay and Heather Sokolowski and Christine Finch.

Private family services were held at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to Squires Funeral Home.

Sean Michael Clark

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Kawkawlin, Michigan


Clark Obituary Photo-TO-CROPSean Michael Clark, age 43 of Kawkawlin, Michigan went to rest in the peace of his Savior on Friday, March 13, 2015.  Sean was a lifelong member of the Kawkawlin community; He graduated from Western High School in 1990, earned an Associate’s Degree from Delta College, and was a longtime member of the Michigan Builders Association.  Sean was a beloved son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend. He took pride in being a skilled carpenter, cabinet maker and general builder.  Sean had a huge heart, full of compassion and love and went out of his way to help others; Sean enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting and riding his Harley. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Clarence and Margaret Wendt, Harry Clark and Stephanie Rohleder; and Uncle Greg Rohleder.  May their souls rest in peace.  Sean is survived by his Parents Bonnie and Larry Clark; Sister Kelly Romero (Paul); Nephew Anthony Romero; Niece Elise Romero; Aunts: Dr. Marilynn Wendt, Emily Wendt, Karen Sperry (Richard); Uncles: Bruce Clark (Patsy), Paul Rohleder and Jim Rohleder; Cousins: Lori Loftis, Lisa Knoll, Beth Sheridan, Carrie Curbey and Paul Clark; and countless close and dear friends.  Funeral Service will take place Friday, March 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Clarence Pease will officiate with private burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Visitation will take place at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 – 8 p.m. and on Friday after 9:00 a.m.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Donors ’Favorite Charity.

Dennis P. Hadd

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan


Hadd-pictureDennis Hadd at the age of 62 was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 15, 2015 surrounded by his family at the McLaren Bay Region.  He was born August 15, 1952 in Bay City to the late Russell and Eileen (Gillen) Hadd.  Dennis worked as an Optometrist for Lapeer Optical for many years before retiring.  He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church.  Dennis was an avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing, hunting, boating and loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.  Dennis will always be remembered as a person who was always joking or telling a good joke.

Surviving are three children; Dennis Hadd Jr., Traci Hadd & James Rezmer, Tyler Hadd, four grandchildren; Brad Dietzel, Kaiden & Kinzie Rezmer and Bailey Hadd.  Also surviving are four sisters and four brothers; Diane (Tom) Zielinski, Sue (Ron) Gillis, Colleen Haines, Maureen (Duane) Henning, Tim Hadd, Terry Hadd, Russell Hadd Jr., Michael (Diane) Hadd and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by a sister and brother in-law, Eileen (George) Scheidler and a sister in-law, Linda Hadd.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church.  Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will officiate with burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of mass.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.