Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Georgianna W. Campbell “Gen”

Thursday, January 12th, 2012


Georgianna “Gen” Campbell passed away early Thursday morning January 12, 2012 at Brian’s House age 93 years.  Daughter of the late Joseph & Leona (LeVasseur) Fournier she was born December 31, 1918 in Beaver Twp.  She married LeRoy Campbell Sr. November 8, 1941 in Sacred Heart Church of Kawkawlin.  He predeceased her November 17, 1978.  Gen worked at Sempliners as a seamstress for many years.  She was a member of St. Marys of the Assumption Church, Altar Society, St. Anthony Circle and the League of Catholic Women and Men.  Gen worked on the funeral luncheons for many years, she liked reading, doing puzzles, watching the Detroit Tigers and spending time with her family.

 Surviving are six children; Duane (Patsy) Campbell, Karen Pridgen, Janice Tiitola, Thomas (Jenny) Campbell, LeRoy Jr. (Barbara) Campbell, Patsy (Bruce) Clark, Agnes (Greg) Laube, thirteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.  Also surviving are two brothers; Joseph (Lorraine) Fournier, Lawrence Fournier, two sisters in-law; June Fournier, Emma Campbell and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a daughter; Lisa T. Campbell, two sons in-law; Don Pridgen, Hannu Tiitola, three brothers; Leo, her twin brother, George, Lloyd Fournier, two sisters; Anna “Isabelle” Leske, Ruth VanSumeren, five sisters in-law and two brothers in-law.

 Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday January 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Mary of the Assumption Church.  Rev. Fr. Craig Albrecht will officiate with private burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 3 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Saturday after 10:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Gen at 7:00 p.m. Friday.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Diabetes Association, St. Mary’s Roof/Debt reduction or Brian’s House.

Barbara M. Fritz

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Bay City, Michigan


     Our loving mother and grandmother passed away Monday, January 9, 2012 at Brian’s House, age 96.  She was born April 26, 1915 in Bay City, Michigan to the late Frank and Stella (Balwinski) Gatza.  She married Arthur J. Fritz in St. Hedwig Church on August 27, 1937; he predeceased her on May 4, 2006.  Barbara was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  She was an avid Detroit Tiger baseball fan, football fan and enjoyed crocheting.

     Surviving are two children, William L. (Laura) Fritz and Janice M. Starr, 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, five step great-grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, eight step great great grandchildren, one daughter-in-law, Patricia Fritz, five sister-in-laws and one brother-in-law.  Barbara was predeceased by two sons, Jerald and James A. Fritz, one granddaughter, Ann Marie Fritz, one grandson, Paul Pabalis, one great-grandson, Matthew W. Fritz, one brother, Al Gatza and one son-in-law, Jerome Starr.

     The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, January 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  Fr. Bert Gohm will celebrate Mass and private interment will be in St. Stanislaus CemeteryFriends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and at church on Friday after 10:00 AM.  A Parish Vigil Service for Barbara will be held Thursday at 6:30 PM at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Brian’s House, Holy Trinity Catholic Church or a memorial garden at the Division on Aging in Paul Pabalis’ name.

Robert L. Kyes

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

kyesphotoBay City, Michigan


     Robert passed away Tuesday, January 03, 2012 at Brian’s House, age 79. He was born July 18, 1932 in Lansing, Michigan to the late Frank and Sylvia (Loomis) Kyes.  He married Joyce A. Smith in Langsburg, Michigan on September 10, 1955; she survives him.  He was a veteran and served his country with the United States Army.  Robert was a banker and mortgage officer with Capital Finance Company, Michigan National Bank and assistant Vice President of State Savings Bank.  Robert and his wife Joyce attended Faith Church of the Nazarene. Robert enjoyed many hobbies, including model trains, riding motorcycles, photography and making stunt kites.

     Surviving besides his wife Joyce are three children: Robert E. Kyes, Ronald L. Kyes and Melanie A. (Robert) Packard, four grandchildren: Travis and Nicole Church, Michael P. Kyes and Robert L. Kyes, one great-granddaughter, Brooke Church, one sister, Wilma Ketchum, one sister in law, Joan Smith and Robert’s loyal companion, his dog, Kirby.  Robert was predeceased by his brother, Lavern Kyes, one sister, Anne Waterman and one brother-in-law, Alton Smith.

     The Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Faith Church of the Nazarene, 1103 N. Henry St., Bay City.  Pastor Dwight Kingsbury will officiate.  Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 12 noon until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice at Brian’s House, Bay City, MI.

Beulah L. Huntley

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Bay City, Michigan


     The Lord called our loving mother home to be with him and forever free of pain, Monday, January 2, 2012.  Beulah answered his call and she leaves us; her many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; whom of which will know who they are when they read this to carry her legacy on.

     Her wishes were to be cremated and laid to eternal rest by the side of her beloved husband, Zenia J. Huntley.  The Funeral Service will be Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 2:30pm at Floral Gardens Cemetery Chapel.  Pastor Jonathan Boyer will officiate.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Bay County Humane Society.

Judy Ann Schroeder

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Judy passed away Thursday evening December 29, 2011 at Bay Shore Nursing Center age 70 years.  Daughter of the late Virgil & Marie (Stajkowski) Schroeder she was born April 15, 1941 in Bay City where she has lived all of her life.

 Surviving is one brother; John “Jack” (Carolyn) Schroeder.

 Funeral service will take place Monday January 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Cemetery Chapel.  Sr. Gail Addis I.H.M. will officiate with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the chapel only on Monday. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Wayne H. Reinhardt

Monday, December 26th, 2011


Mr. Reinhardt passed away Saturday morning December 24, 2011 at Brian’s House age 66 years.  Son of the late Roy W. & Ethel (Jacobson) Reinhardt he was born June 18, 1945 in Bay City.  He married the former Barbara M. Krauss May 31, 1986 in Bay City.  She survives him.  Wayne served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  He was past Commander and a Life member of the VFW Post 3724 in Standish and the VFW Post 485 in Bay City.  Wayne was also served as District 11 Commander.  After getting out of the Army, Wayne joined the National Guard and spent 13 years in it and retired in 1986 after completing 20 years.  Wayne worked for G.M. for 25 years before retiring in 1996.  He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and enjoyed woodworking.


Surviving besides his wife Barbara he leaves two children; Wayne Reinhardt Jr., Dawn (Todd) Fini, six step-children; Richard (Janice) Doud, Duane (Pamela) Doud, Diane St. Laurent, Bryan Doud, Bonnie Passannante, Cindy Doud, four grandchildren, twelve step-grandchildren and three step- great grandchildren.  Also surviving is one brother and two sisters; Richard (Casey) Reinhardt, Diane (John) Wolfe and Lynda (Mike) Gerard.  He was predeceased by a sister; Marilyn Reinhardt.


A Memorial Service will take place Wednesday January 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from Faith Lutheran Church.  Rev. Daniel Meckes will officiate with military honors by the Bay County Veteran’s Council after the service.  Friends may call at the church only on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.  In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.