Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Leonard Adamczyk

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

Adamczyk PhotoMr. Adamczyk passed away peacefully at The Carriage House of Bay City on December 1, 2016, age 86.  Leonard was born on April 13, 1930 to the late Stanley and Mary (Reder) Adamczyk and was a lifelong resident of Bay City.  He proudly and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Leonard married JoAnn Rosebush on September 17, 1955 and after 57 years of marriage, she predeceased him on July 28, 2013.  Mr. Adamczyk was a member of the former Visitation Catholic Church for many years.  Leonard was a Detroit Tiger’s fan and enjoyed bowling, and RV camping with his family.

Surviving are his two sons Dave (Joann) and Dale (Denise) Adamczyk; five grandchildren: Stacie Rousseau, Kristen Corraini, Andrea Blanford, Michelle and Kathryn Adamczyk; great-granddaughters, Madilyn and Reagan Corraini; two brothers, Felix and Aloysius, two sisters, Rose and Josephine; brothers in-law, Charles (Marilyn), George (Barbara) Rosebush Jr., and sister-in-law, Norma Voisine.  Leonard was predeceased by his brothers Casey, Leo, Frank, Joe, Anthony, John; his sister Verna and brother-in-law, Vic Voisine.

Per Leonard’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no services from Squires Funeral Home are planned at this time.  Private interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Leonard’s name may do so independently to a donor of one’s choosing.

Brian M. Redmond

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Bay City, MI

Redmond-photoBrian M. Redmond passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at The Carriage House, at the age of seventy-two.  He was born August 5, 1944 in Bay City to the late Edward and Vernetta (O’Brien) Redmond.  Brian attended St. Mary’s High School and graduated in 1962.  He later received a degree from Central Michigan. Brian served in the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Vietnam War and later retired from Bay County as Personal Director, after many years of service.  He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s Church, K of C Council #414 and the Moose Lodge.  Brian enjoyed going camping, fishing, watching Central
Michigan and Michigan State sporting events.  He treasured his daily walks at the nature center in the State Park.  Most importantly Brian will always be remembered as a very generous, kind and genuine person.  Surviving is a daughter, Catherine Redmond; a brother, Robert (Lori) Redmond; a sister, Maria Redmond & her husband, Brian Smith.  Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Lorraine Redmond; a brother-in-law, Tom DeLorge and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was predeceased by a brother, Patrick Redmond; and a sister, Jeanne DeLorge.  Visitation for Brian will take place on Saturday, December 3 , 2016 from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Squires Funeral Home.

Lynn L. Conley

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

Conley LynnLynn L. Conley, our strong-willed, forthright, kind, caring, and beautiful wife, mother, daughter and aunt passed away peacefully at the age of 62, on Friday November 25, 2016 at Brittany Manor, Midland Michigan with her loving family at her side.  Lynn put up a good, hard fight, and after many years of being ill, and exhausting all possibilities, she was ready to be at peace.  Lynn was born in Saginaw, Michigan on September 20, 1954, to Richard and the late Nancie (LaGuire) Emmendorfer.  She married Michael P. Conley on October 31, 1986 and he survives her.  Left to also cherish her memory are her children, Michael S. Conley (Noelle Myers) and Karina L.  Conley (Josh Fellows).  She is also survived by her father, Richard A. Emmendorfer, and her step-mother Catherine Emmendorfer, her sister Connie Darby, her step-sister Susan Rompf, her nieces Stacy (Keith) Wizner, and Kelly Darby (Scott Lembach), and great-nieces Addie Wizner and Stephanie, Heather, and Holly Sparck.  Lynn was predeceased by her mother Nancie, her brother Ricky, and nephew Allyn Darby.

Lynn was an exceptionally gifted artist.  She owned her own business, “The Art Doctor” where she specialized in art restoration. She was one of three founders of the Wenona Artist Guild and was a member of the Midland Artist Guild. She volunteered for, and proudly displayed her artwork with Studio 23 of Bay City.  Her talent and love of art won her many awards, especially one with GLIP (Great Lakes Institute of Photography).  Lynn was a self-composed, poised, and organized person who loved to read, and birdwatch.  She had a flair for shopping and always appreciated a good discount. She remained physically active through kayaking, cross country skiing, and daily exercise.  Family was important to her and she will be remembered by her children for the understanding way in which she cared for them.

A Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Squires Funeral Home with Dr. Joe Miller presiding.   Friends and family may call at Squires from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, Lynn’s family requests that memorial contributions be directed towards the Bay Arts Council so that others may continue to enjoy the gift of art.

Beverly Ann Bladecki

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan


   Bladecki, Beverly719 Beverly passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Bay Shores Nursing Center, age 83.  She was born June 19, 1933 in Midland, Michigan to the late Miles and Ellen M. (Feaster) Burch.  Beverly married Melvin “Butch” Bladecki on August 1, 1953 and he predeceased her in 2007.  She was a former member of the Church of the Nazarene in Midland and the ARC of Bay County.  Beverly enjoyed working with stained glass and tole painting.  She played baseball in her younger years for Main Abstract and Title in Midland and carried a .500 batting average while playing.  Beverly was also a terrific swimmer and applied that talent by swimming from Mackinaw City to Mackinaw Island.

Surviving are two daughters, Denise Bladecki and Cindy (Jeff) Bonem, son in-law, Tim Nykamp, four grandchildren: Miles (Bethany) Nykamp, Jennifer Nykamp, Wesley (Janelle) Bonem and Krystle (Michael) Bauer, nine great grandchildren: Faith, Charlotte and Rebecca Nykamp, Lila, Aria, Cora and Mason Bauer, Lily and William Bonem, many cousins, nieces and nephews.  Beverly was predeceased by two daughters, Melody A. Nykamp in 2015 and Sherry Pringle in 2009, her son Patrick L. Bladecki in 1985 and her brother Lyle (Patricia) Burch.

A Celebration of Beverly’s life will be held Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 am until the time of service.  Private inurnment will be held at a later date at Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society.

Lydia Marie (Coughlin) Willette

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan

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Lydia Marie (Coughlin) Willette, age 26, was called Home peacefully by her Heavenly Father with her loving family at her side, on Thursday October 27, 2016, after a courageous battle with a rare and aggressive cancer.  She was born on June 10, 1990 to Joe and Mary (Parent) Coughlin and they survive her.  Lydia worked for the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA as a childcare provider ever since she was sixteen years old.  There she was recently named as Lead Teacher.  She will be remembered as being very loving and the “best mom ever.”  She married Zachary Willette on February 27, 2016 and he survives her along with their two sons Seth and Brady.  Left to also cherish her memory are her sisters Martha (Steven) Hill, Andrea Coughlin, and brother Alex (Shelly) Coughlin; her nephews Jameson and Broghan Hill;  in-laws Virgil Willette, Brenda Luna; brother-in-law Nathan Awad; sister-in-law Elnora Willette, and her grandmother Eldine Parent.  Per Lydia’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A Funeral Mass for Lydia will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church (1525 S. Washington Ave. Saginaw, Michigan 48601) on Saturday November 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  Fr. Ronald Dombrowski will officiate.  Friends may call at the church only on Saturday after 9:00 a.m.    There will be a rosary recited at 9:15 a.m. in church.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Zachary Willette to assist him with Lydia’s funeral expenses. The Willette and Coughlin families would like to thank the Compassus Hospice Team for their kind and compassionate care of Lydia.


Mary M. McCamey

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Bay City, Michigan


McCamey pic043Mary M. McCamey was called home by her Heavenly Father on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family age 89 years.  She was born October 4, 1927 in Wayne, Michigan to the late Eugene F. and Margariette (McConnell) Wise.  Mary Married John E. McCamey on October 23, 1948 and he predeceased her November 2, 2015.  She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s Church and enjoyed playing cards, golfing and dancing.  Mary treasured her time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Surviving are three children; Michael (Mary) McCamey, Cynthia (David) Lomba, Lisa (Donald) Schneider, three grandchildren; Bryan (Beth) Russell, Dana Russell, Chastity Schneider, five step-grandchildren; Christian (Ann) Yule, Alexandra Yule, Eric (Ashlee) Lomba, Renee (Fred) Schields, Elizabeth Lomba and six great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are two sisters; Betty (Chuck) Honeyman, Donna Franklin, a sister in-law, Betty Wise, a brother in-law, Charles McCamey and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by three sisters; Ann McKinney, Blanche Bedard, Katherine Watt and a brother, Richard Wise.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from Corpus Christi Parish – Holy Trinity Church.  Fr. Robert J. Kelm will officiate with private burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday after 10:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Mary on Friday at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Sheffield Assisted Living.