Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Mary M. McIllaney

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


Mary passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at BayShoresNursingCenter, age 65.  She was born September 18, 1948 in Detroit to the late Charles W. and Doris (Kennedy) Hiner.  She married Leo J. McIllaney, Jr. on June 26, 1971 and he survives her.  Mary worked for attorney Clarence Mikolajczak for many years and was a member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church where she played the organ.  More recently she played the piano and organ at the Evangelical Free Church.  Mary had her Bachelors Degree in music from CentralMichiganUniversity and was working on her Masters Degree as well.  She loved theater, playing her harp and violin at special events and occasions.  Leo and Mary were members of the Bay City Yacht Club.

Surviving is her husband, Leo, two children, Katie (Rick) Brauher and Leo J. (Carrie) McIllaney III, six grandchildren: Kelsey, Colin, Carissa, Cian, Jake and Alexandra, one brother, Charles (Lucy) Hiner, two nephews, Christopher and Michael Hiner, one sister in-law, Ellyn McIllaney and dear family friend, Kara Klosowski.

Cremation has taken place.  No visitation or services are scheduled.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Bay Arts Council.

Maureen E. Bollman

Monday, May 12th, 2014

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Bay City, MI

Maureen Bollman passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, surrounded by her loving family , at McLaren Bay Region, age 82 years.  She was born May 2, 1932 in Bay City to the late William & Lottie (Szeszulski) Redmond.  Maureen married Rex C. Bollman, and they were married for over 37 years, before he predeceased her June 28, 2003.  She graduated from St. Mary’s High School and graduated from Saginaw Valley State College with an Associates Degree.  Maureen worked at the Department of Human Services for over 24 years before retiring.  She enjoyed camping, going on vacations, was an avid MSU fan and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Surviving are her children;  Jo Ellen (Victor) Kolka, John (Mary), Aaron (Tina), Michael (Susan), James (Graci), Dennis (Wendy), Daniel Bollman, Juliann (Rod) Reynolds and Brigid (Ken) Weichec.  Also surviving are her grandchildren;  John, Melissa, Justin, Autumn, Nichole, Chad, Jessica, Derek, Sean, Jacob, Rachel, Ryan, Nicholas, Jamie, Hannah, Rachael, Raeann and Jordon (Robert) Duffield, two great-grandchildren;  Damien, Gavin and a dear friend, Sr. Rose Doerr, R.S.M.  She was predeceased by a granddaughter Cassandra.


Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 16, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. from St. Mary of the Assumption Church.  Fr. Patrick Jankowiak will officiate.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-8 P.M. and at the church on Friday after 10:00 A.M.  There will be a parish vigil service for Maureen at 7 P.M.  Thursday.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Mary’s Food Pantry.



Teri Ann Brown-Burcroff

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


    Teri passed away Friday, May 9, 2014 at her home, age 50.  The daughter of John and Nancy (Glazier) Cameron she was born June 22, 1963 in Bay City and has lived here all of her life.  She loved spending time with grandchildren and enjoyed fishing, NASCAR and to watch Duck Dynasty.

Surviving are two daughters, Jennifer Brown and her fiancé, Jason Blair and Ashley Brown and her fiancé, Sam Vanderpool, four grandchildren: Peyton, Zoey, Chloe and Jason Jr., Teri’s mother, Nancy Cameron, one sister, Deborah Cameron and her fiancé, William Trea, one brother, John Cameron and his wife Christina, several nieces and nephews.  Teri was predeceased by her father, John Cameron and a brother, Rickey Cameron.

Cremation has taken place.  No visitation or services are planned at the Squires Funeral Home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Helene J. Heffner

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


     Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend passed away Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Carriage House of Bay City, age 89.  She was born August 29, 1924 in Chandler Township, MI to the late Joseph and Mary (Adamowski) Kram.  Helene married Charles B. Heffner in Kalamazoo, MI on July 3, 1948 and he predeceased her in 1998.  She enjoyed spending time and sharing memories with her family, especially at the annual Kram family reunion.  She loved Golden Horizons, making candy for Christmas, baking and bingo.  Helene was a poll worker for several years at Bangor Township Hall.

Surviving are three children: Michael Heffner, Gary (Karen) Heffner and Tim (Tammie) Heffner, 21 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, siblings: Evelyn Jacobs, Irene (Joseph) Gwizdala, Kay Richards, Marge (Brad) Schindehette, Viola Kowalski and Bill Kram, and one son in-law, Homer Trimble.  Helene was predeceased by a daughter, Cheryl Trimble, one granddaughter, Mary Heffner, two brothers, Wilfred and John Kram and two sisters, Ina Wozniak and Pauline Donakowski.

A Memorial Service celebrating Helene’s life will be held Friday, May 16, 2014 at 3:00pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate and private inurnment will be in Green Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00pm until the time of services.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials Golden Horizons.

The Heffner family would like to send a special thank Bay Metro Transit and Golden Horizons for going above and beyond their call of duty over the years for

Zelda B. Clark

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Bay City, Michigan


Zelda “Dutch” passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Bay County Medical Care Facility, age 86.  She was born May 3, 1927 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late James and Mary (Tobias) Fletcher.  She married Sylvan “Bud” Clark and he predeceased her.  Zelda worked many years at Kresge’s, Taco Bell, Wolverine Knitting Mills and managed Wendy’s on Center Ave.  She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.

Surviving are four children: Sylvan (Sue) Clark II, Sharon (Bill) Davis, Steve Clark and Susan Clark, eight grandchildren that Zelda treated as her own children: Wade Davis, Scott (fiancé, Amber) Davis, Kanndin Davis, Heather (fiancé, Dan) Good, Barb (Jason) Kopka, Petha (fiancé, Jonas) Davis, Marvin (fiancé, Melissa) Good and Jessica (fiancé, Billy) Good, 24 great grandchildren, many cousins, nieces and nephews.  Zelda was predeceased by her siblings: Judy Clark, Teddy Fletcher, Charles Fletcher, Mickey Fletcher and Pat Hammell.

Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11:00am at Kochville United Methodist Church.  Friends may call at the church only on Friday from 10:00am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Bay County Veterans Council.


David Dean Przytula II.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Przytulaphoto522David Dean Przytula II. beloved son and brother was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday April 13, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region age 30 years.  He was born March 22, 1984 in Bay City.  David worked for Samples Mobile Home and enjoyed shooting pool.  David will always be remembered as a person who loved his family and always had a helping hand for others.


Surviving is his mother and step-father, Peggy (William) Gillespie, his father, David Przytula, one sister, Nina (Dan) Nussear, two brothers: Kevin Przytula & his fiancé Melissa White, Jeremy Przytula and two step-sisters: Jackie and Angela.  Also surviving is his step-grandparents, John (Sandra) Gillespie, four nieces: Kayleigh, Adrianna, Sophia, Lexie, two special aunts: Billie Jo (Wayne) Wrzesinski, Kristie (Tim) Burr, David’s other aunts and uncles: Joseph (Maryann) Przytula, James Przytula, Gail (Richard) Moritz, Sherry (James) Bennett, Brenda Przytula, Holly White, step-aunts: Shelly, Kimmy, Tammy and other cousins.  David had a special buddy, Parker and his mother Lacey.  He was predeceased by his grandparents: Kenneth and Nina Guindon, Joseph and Joyce Przytula and two uncles: Kenneth Guindon II. and Paul Przytula.


Funeral Service will take place Thursday April 17, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Matthew Schramm will officiate with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 – 8 P.M. and on Thursday after 12 noon.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.