Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Elida Nuncio

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Essexville, Michigan


     Elida passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region, age 73.  She was born December 7, 1940 in New Mexico to the late Cireldo and Guadalupe (Duran) Castillo.  She married Viviano Nuncio and he predeceased her in 1976.

Surviving are six children: Angela Gonzalas, Richard, Mary, Oscar, Daniel and Armando Nuncio.  Elida was predeceased by a daughter, Irene Nuncio on June 16, 2011.

Private Services were held.

Daniel R. Savage

Friday, March 21st, 2014

savage-photo-515Daniel R. Savage was greeted by our Heavenly Father and his loving wife Joan on Friday March 14, 2014 in Zephyrhills, Florida age 84 years.  He was born July 11, 1929 in Bay City.  Dan married the former Joan Hennen June 4, 1977 in St. Mary of the Assumption Church.  She predeceased him February 11, 2012.  Dan served in the U.S. Army.


Left to cherish his memories is his special nieces, nephews and cherished friends.  He was predeceased by seven brothers and four sisters.


Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday May 16, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. from St. Hedwig Church with private inurnment in St. Joseph Cemetery of West Branch.

Friends may call at the church only on Friday from 9:30 A.M. until time of mass.


Karen Fowler

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Karen J. Fowler, age 59 of Rapid City, Michigan passed away peacefully early Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.  Karen was born December 6, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of Frank and Sophie Dorko, sister to Glenn and his wife Nancy, one brother Dan, Lorrie Watkins and her husband Bill, Sandy Hathaway and Susan Denk.  Karen was a long-time employee at Medical Mutual of Ohio where she enjoyed the friendship of many of her co-workers and where she met her loving husband Doug.  Karen and Doug married in Parma, Ohio and enjoyed 27 wonderful years together.  They enjoyed traveling, fishing, hiking, as well as shooting sports including cowboy action shooting where they competed together in shooting competitions in western-period costumes and settings.   Karen was also a member of the Single Action Shooting Society.

Karen and Doug moved to Elk Rapids, Michigan in 1996 becoming owners of the Harbor Café where they enjoyed the company of so many people who lived and visited that vacation community.  In recent years Karen had the pleasure of working at Milliken Medical in Traverse City, Michigan.

Karen was a remarkable person and a wonderful wife to Doug and she loved their dog Amand.  Karen will be missed by nephews Timothy and Jeremy sons of Glenn and Nancy, stepsons Mike (Marsha) Fowler and their children Alex, Chris and Andrea, Pat (Rachelle) Fowler and their children Brad, Kayl, Brook, and Brett, and Geoff (Stacey) Fowler.

Karen was truly a blessing to those who knew her, she will be greatly missed, but we take solace in knowing she is resting in peace.

Karen requested that no ceremony be performed.  Donations in her name may be made to the Chain O’ Lakes Sportsman’s Club, P.O. Box 765, Bellaire, MI 49615

Final arrangements entrusted to Squires Funeral Home, 211 N. Henry Street Bay City, MI 48706

James A. Sheufelt

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Sheufelt-photo494James A. Sheufelt passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at his home age 71. He was born September 18, 1942 in Owendale, Michigan to the late Arthur and Eva Abbe.  Jim was a Journeymen Welder for the Union before retiring.  He enjoyed astrology and was a very good mechanic.


Surviving are two daughters and two sons: Eva (Joel) Monville, Frank Sheufelt, Cathern (Steven) Quinn, James Sheufelt and their mother, Sharon Sheufelt, nine grandchildren: Alexandra Vanderakker, Richard Monville, James, Dylan, Ryan & Samantha Sheufelt, Katelynn, Hunter, Zoey Quinn, four great-grandchildren: Josephine ,Waiverly, John and Bentley.  Also surviving are three brothers and a sister: Art, Dave & Jake Sheufelt and Cathern Krutchmer.


Funeral and Committal Service will take place Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Joe Atchinson will officiate with private burial in Owengage.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 – 7 P.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.

Antonette Warszawski

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

warszawski Photo491Antonette Warszawski passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at McLaren Bay Region surrounded by her two loving children age 83 years.  She was born May 12, 1930 in Fisherville, Michigan to the late Joseph & Bernice (Kaczynski) Kozuch.  Antonette married Floyd Warszawski November 7, 1953 in St. Anthony Church of Fisherville and he predeceased her May 24, 1994.  Antonette was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church.  She enjoyed baking (especially her Christmas cookies) and gardening.  Antonette loved spending time with her children.


Surviving are two children; Kathy Warszawski & Tom Warszawski, one brother, Casimer (Marlene) Kozuch, a sister in-law, Joan Warszawski and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a special sister, Elizabeth Lipinski and three other sisters and nine brothers.


The family would like to thank Dr. Abramson, Dr. Yang, Dr. Chavali, Sr. Jean, Sr. Virginia and the entire staff at McLaren Bay Region for the wonderful and compassionate care they gave to Antonette.


Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, March 17, 2014 at 12 noon from St. Maria Goretti Church.  Fr. George Serour and Sr. Virginia Scally, SNDdeN will preside over the funeral rites with private burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 3 – 8 P.M. and at the church on Monday after 11:00 A.M.  There will be a parish vigil service for Antonette on Sunday at 7:00 P.M.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Maria Goretti Church.

Donald E. Elliott

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Elliott photo476Donald Elliott passed away peacefully Sunday morning March 2, 2014 at the Caretel Inns of Tri – Cities age 84 years.  He was born January 15, 1930 in Saginaw to the late Roger and Floris (Colbuth) Elliott.  Don married the former Evelyn Frachey June 25, 1949 in Sacred Heart Church of Oscoda.  She predeceased him April 13, 2010.  Don worked at G.M. for many years before retiring.  He was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Church.  Don enjoyed a wide variety of activities which included fishing, traveling, fixing cars, working on jig saw puzzles, making his own wine, cooking and was a self- taught artist. Don was not afraid to tackle anything.


Surviving are six children; David (Cecelia) Elliott, Stephen (Jill) Elliott, Jane (Jim) Dietlein, Katherine Piippo, Paul (Kristi) Elliott, Margaret (Ray) Zink, his grandchildren; Kyle (Megan) Elliott, Joshua Elliott, Michelle Thompson, Ashley Traxler, Jeff (Amy) Thompson, Corey (Solomon) Musonda, Ryan Elliott, Amanda (Shane) Reed, Allyson & Jonathan Elliott, Andrea & Elizabeth Piippo, Angelica (Gabriel) Hawk, Shelby, Christa & Rylee Zink, sixteen great-grandchildren; Logan Traxler, Olivia & Beatrice Elliott, Brooke & Jack Thompson, Elizabeth, LeeAnn & Mattelyn Elliott, Nolan & Jaina Mosonda, Owen, Henry & Ellanore Reed, Hannah Rogers, Katelyn Zink and Ellie Hawk.  Also surviving are two brothers and a sister; James (Emma) Elliott, John (Mary) Elliott, Mary (Everette) Whitey, a sister in-law, Mae Elliott, two step-sisters; Donna Golden, Carol (Allen) Veenkant and a brother in-law, Peter (Janice) Frachey.  He was predeceased by two grandsons; Antonio & Matthew Elliott and two brothers; Charles and Robert Elliott.


Funeral Service will take place Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 4:00 P.M. from the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastoral Minister Jane Grzegorczyk from  St. Vincent DePaul Church will conduct the service with private burial in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Oscoda.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Saturday from 12 noon until time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Alzheimer Association.