Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Donald Scott Rogers

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Bay City, Michigan, formerly of Grand Rapids, Michigan


     Donald, age 52, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his brother, Robert’s home.  The son of Dr. Donald and Sally (Redden) Rogers, he was born in Detroit on August 23, 1960.  Don was a letter carrier with the US Postal Service in Grand Rapids for over 27 years.  He enjoyed photography, biking and aviation.

Surviving is a son, Brad Rogers, his parents, Dr. Donald and Sally Rogers, one sister, Susan (Gordon) Hoffman, one brother, Robert (Lori) Rogers, nieces and nephews,  Kayla (Matthew) Livingston, Nathan, Nolan and Allie Rogers, great-nephew, Landon Livingston, several aunts and uncles including Patricia (the late Kenneth) Rogers and Bob and Pam Redden, and several cousins.  He is also survived by many dear and treasured friends.

A Memorial Service for Don will be held Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2:00pm at Messiah Lutheran Church, 501 S. Catherine Street, Bay City, MI 48708.  Rev. Andreas Teich will officiate.  Friends may call at Squires Funeral Home, 211 N. Henry Street, Bay City, MI 48708 on Saturday from 1:00 to 8:00pm.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods, 82214 Pfeiffer Farms Drive SW, Byron Center, MI 49315 or McLaren Visiting Nurse and Hospice, 3140 W. Campus Drive, Bay City, MI 48706.

Don’s message to his caregivers is, “I would like to mention these important people who really helped me extend my life and the quality of life.  Dr. Ryan Figg, Dr. Timothy O’Rourke, Dr. John Mulder and my oncology nurse, Beth Peterson.”

Lori Webster (Gutzmer)

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

webster-new pictureLori passed away Saturday March 16, 2013 age 55, surrounded by her family.   She was born February 17, 1958 in Saginaw.  Lori retired from Saginaw Delphi Chassis.   She truly enjoyed being around the water in the summer time.

Surviving are her two children; Justin and Trisha Zalucha, her mother, Eleanor Gutzmer, one brother and a sister; Donald (Shelley) Gutzmer, Lynne (Jeff) Robinson and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her father; Leo Gutzmer.

A Memorial Service celebrating Lori’s life will be Friday March 22, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Brian Robinson will officiate.  Friends may arrive at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at 6:00p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donor’s favorite charity.

Margaret Geraldine McMann

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

McMann -newbct185Margaret passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at McLaren Bay Region, age 98.  She was born December 18, 1914 in Bay City to the late James & Theresa (McLellan) Jameson.  Margaret married Virgil J. McMann and he survives her.  She was a Registered Nurse and a teacher at Mercy Hospital.  Margaret graduated from Saginaw Valley State University.  She enjoyed playing bingo, cards and dancing.


Surviving besides her husband Virgil she leaves one daughter;  Karen Weber, one step-daughter, Nona (Robert) Knoeller, a grandson, Matthew (Tami) Weber, two great-grandchildren, four step-daughters and several special family members and grandchildren.  She was predeceased by a step-son, a step-daughter and two sisters.


A Memorial Service will be celebrated Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 12:00 noon from Unity of Bay City.  Rev. Greg Cole will officiate.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Unity of Bay City.

Elizabeth Lee Patterson

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana

(formerly of Bay City)


     Lee passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis after a long courageous battle with cancer, age 53.  The daughter of Guillermo and Eusebia Eva (Hernandez) Galindo, Jr. she was born October 15, 1959 in Bakersfield, California.  She married Clarence “Joe” Patterson, Jr. on May 19, 1984; he survives her.  Lee was the oldest of nine children and her family meant the world to her.  Holidays had a special place in her heart; she also had the gift to gab and make friends with anyone she met.

Surviving is her husband, Joe, two sons, Joseph W. (Lacee Horton) and Robert J. (Melissa Barrett) Patterson, one grandson, James W. Patterson, her parents, Guillermo “Willie” and Eva Galindo, Jr., eight siblings: Robert (Nanette), Francisco “Frank”, Alvino Galindo, Diana (Russell) Jimenez, Veronica and Urbano (Tracy) Galindo, Maria DeJesus (Don) Ramos and Gonzalo (Jessica) Galindo, several nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Service will be held Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:00am at In His Presence Ministries Church, 4521 Monitor Road.  Interment will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Thursday after 10:00am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society or In His Presence Ministries Church.

Zigmund D. Kaszubowski “Butch”

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


Zigmund passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at his home, age 69.  He was born December 27, 1943 in Standish, Michigan to the late Zigmund D. and Julia (Rodak) Kaszubowski.  He married Mabel L. Aikens on October 15, 1966; she survives him.  Zigmund retired from Bay Medical Care Facility after 25 years of dedicated service in the maintenance department.  He enjoyed traveling, deer hunting and fishing at Fletcher’s Pond in Hillman.

Surviving is his wife, Mabel, three daughters: Carrie (Mike) Brozewski, Cindy (Matthew) Mascal and Joy (Scott) Ayala, six grandchildren: Aaron (fiancé, Brooke DuBois) Moore, Evan Martek, Nathan and Ethan Ayala, Carly and Marcus Mascal, one great grandson, Carter Dietlein, one brother, Roy Kaszubowski, two sisters, Diane Trondle and Doris (Robert) Kreger, one nephew, Thomas (Agnes) Trondle and their children Kyle and Brandon.  Zigmund was predeceased by one brother in-law, Jerry Trondle.

The Funeral Service will be held Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 1:00pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Robert Kreger will officiate and private interment will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and Sunday after 12:00noon.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Heart Association.

Patricia E. Snell

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


Patricia E. Snell passed away at her home on Thursday, February 28, 2013.  Age 74.  She was born on May 16, 1938 in Flint, Michigan to the late James and Daisy (Kenzora) Rock.  Patricia retired in 2004 as a teacher for NEMSCA Head Start and enjoyed traveling, casino trips, crossword puzzles, campfires, classic movies and her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Harvey Snell, Mike Snell, Teresa Keeler and Anggie (Gary) Shank, her four grandchildren Chase, Carson, Ava and Izzy.  Patricia also is survived by her sisters Betty Feher and Delores Stevens and brother Bob (Virginia) Rock.  She was predeceased by brother-in-laws Frank Feher and Art Stevens.

Funeral service will take place Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Squires Funeral Home at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Linda Williams officiating.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.  Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.