Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Mary Jane Milks

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan


milks-photo154Mary Jane Milks was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 6, 2015 at the age of 72.  She was born June 11, 1942 in Saginaw to the late Justin R. and Geraldine (Davis) Premo.  She married Owen W. Milks December 21, 1960 in Trinity Lutheran Church of Bay City.  He predeceased her November 9, 2011.  Mary Jane enjoyed reading a good book and spending time with her family.  Surviving are two sons; Owen Wade (Suzanne) Milks, Richard Justin (Nicole) Milks, six grandchildren; Jessica Marie, Samantha Marie, Alexandria Marie, Rachael Amanda, Ryan Andrew and Reanne Alyce Milks.  Also surviving is a brother, Richard Justin Premo & his partner, Douglas Harrington and a sister in-law, Joan Premo.  She was predeceased by a brother, Michael Premo and a sister, Jacqueline Ann Ruddy.  Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or services at the funeral

William A. David

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

William A. David was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at his home age 62 years.  He was born April 30, 1951 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Ernest W. And Betty Ann (Krueger) David.  Bill married the former Karen Burgeson and she survives him.  He worked at the former Vescio’s and later at Krogers.  Bill was a very handy handyman and enjoyed looking at classic cars.

Surviving besides his wife Karen, he leaves five children; Tracie David, Christopher Knoll, Rick (Robin) Wise, William David, Brian David, five grandchildren and a brother, Daniel David.

Visitation will take place for Mr. David on Tuesday, March 7, 2015 from 3 – 8 p.m. at the Squires Funeral Home.


Irwin “Pete” C. Moreau Jr.

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Bay City, Michigan


moreau-photo806Irwin “Pete” C.  Moreau Jr. was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, March 27, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family at the age of 83.  He was born October 13, 1931 in St. Claire Shores, Michigan to the late Irwin C. Sr. and Anna M. (Sullivan) Moreau.  Pete married the former Jeanne Peltier April 23, 1955 in St. Boniface Church and the two have celebrated nearly 60 years of marriage.  She survives him.  He was a former co-owner of Breen’s Sporting Goods and Goddeyne’s Sport Shop.  Pete also worked for Stalkers, Thompson Bay and the Division on Aging where he delivered meals on wheels for over 10 years, retiring at the age of 80.  Pete was a gun smith for over 56 years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and will always be remembered as the family’s videographer. He faithfully served as layworker at St. Boniface for many years.


Surviving besides his wife Jeanne he leaves four children; Michelle (Don) Krogstad, Scott Moreau, Barbara Lewis, Julie (Steve) Bishop, twelve grandchildren; Darci (Furtaw) (Josh) Long, Carly Furtaw, Andrew Moreau, Valaree Moreau, Angela Eichhorn (Ben Krzyminski), Christopher (Ashley )Eichhorn, Veronica Moreau, Rachelle (Brian) Hall, Hunter Moreau, Greggory Lewis, Amara Bishop and Janae Bishop, three step-grandchildren; Nathan Krogstad, Alyssa (Noah) Pritikin, Leanne (Tim Hayden), thirteen great-grandchildren; Jade Garcia – Furtaw, Kaden Furtaw, Jecara Williams, Jericho, Jobe and Jeremiah Long, Aundrea Moreau and Violet Moreau, Cameron, Candace and Carsyn Krzyminski, Bentley Kennedy, Noah Eichhorn, six step great-grandchildren; Garrett, Micah, Kellen and Henry Pritikin, and Jordan and Alexis Hayden.  Also surviving are two sisters and four brothers; Mary Ann Michie, Paul (Jackie) Moreau, Pat (Rose) Moreau, John (Bernie) Moreau, Genelle (Larry) Lee, Michael “Justin” Moreau and Roger.  Besides his parents Anna and Irwin, he was predeceased in death by his Father in-law and Mother in-law, Arthur and Florence Peltier, by his son in-law, Gregg Lewis, a brother and sister in-law, Eugene and Dorine Moreau, a brother-in-law Don Michie, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on the family at the Squires Funeral Home on Monday, April 6, 2015 from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday April 7, after 9:00 a.m.  There will be a parish vigil service for Pete at 7:00 p.m. Monday at Squires. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. from All Saints Parish – St. Boniface Church.  Concelebrating will be Fr. Jose Cabrera and Fr. Dale Orlik followed by lunch. There will be a private family inurnment in Floral Garden Cemetery.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider McLaren Bay Region Hospice or All Saints Parish – St. Boniface Church.

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