Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Jeffrey Raymond Penkala

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Jeff passed away Monday, February 25, 2013 at McLaren Bay Region after a lengthy illness age 43.  He was born May 3, 1969 in Bay City.  Jeff worked for Stone Transport.


Surviving is his daughter: Tiara Penkala, his parents, Raymond & Mary (Elsen) Penkala and a sister, Linette Rewers.


Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or services at the funeral home.

William “Joe” Finn

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


     Joe passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013 at his residence with his family by his side, age 59.  He was born August 31, 1953 in Bay City.  Joe married Debra L. Charbonneau on December 4, 1976; she survives him.  He was a veteran and served his country with the US Army.  He was employed with Boice Bird Painting Company for several years and retired from Local #1803 International Painters Union.

Surviving besides his wife, Debra is three children: Jennifer Finn, Joseph (Janelle) Finn and Eric Czap, five grandchildren: Lydia, Logan, Brett, Brendon and Alexis, his father, Bill and Judy Finn, his mother, JoAnn (Myers) and Paul Hunt, three sisters: Deborah Vantol, Kathy Conway, Francie McGinnes, and four brothers: Tom Dinan, Bob Borchardt, Dennis Banaszak and Ed Lee.

Cremation has taken place.  Family and friends will gather Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00pm at The Country House, 106 E. Grove in Kawkawlin.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Lung Association.

Helen C. Bosco

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

BoscoPhoto166Helen Bosco passed away Monday, February 11, 2013 at the McLaren Bay Region age 88.  She was born November 27, 1924 in Bay City to the late  Harvey and Mabel (Trudell) Boyce.  She married Anthony J. Bosco June 16, 1945 and he predeceased her December 3, 2001.  Helen was a member of VisitationChurch.  She enjoyed traveling, going to the casino and loved spending time with her family.


Surviving are three sons; Richard (Chris), Robert (Linda) and David (Cathy) Bosco.  Also surviving are nine grandchildren; Kevin (Denise), Gavin (Trisha), Anthony II. (Emily), Robert II., Nicholas (Shannon) Bosco, Jennifer (Derrick) Crawford, Jill (Joe) Norman, Craig, David (Abbey) Bosco, three step-grandchildren; Chad (Tricia), Jeremy (Megan), Matthew (Kim) Coonan, seven great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren and one sister in-law; Jeannine Boyce.  She was predeceased by two sisters; Mary Jane Koperski- Andrews, Marjorie Hulin and a brother; John Boyce.


The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. from VisitationChurch.  Fr. James G. Heller will officiate with private burial in CalvaryCemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of mass.  (Please no flowers during Lent) those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider, donor’s favorite charity.

Candice Sue-McDaniel White

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


Candice passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 after a hard fought battle with cancer, age 40.  The daughter of Jack and Ann (Krueger) McDaniel she was born September 23, 1972 in Cass City.  She married Mark H.E. White II on October 10, 1992; he survives her. Candice graduated from Bay City Central High School in 1990, and then attended Delta College before receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Ferris State University.  She was the office manager for many years at Marcan Micro Systems.  Candice loved spending time and playing with her daughter.  She often volunteered her time and talent at her daughters’ schools.  She also enjoyed vacationing at Disney World, working on genealogy, reading, pottery and cats.

Surviving besides her husband, Mark is a daughter, Katrina Anastasia Josephine White, her mother, Ann Krueger McDaniel, one sister, Marie Luscomb  and her children, Noah and Brenna, mother and father in-law, LaVonne J. “Bonnie” and Mark H. White, Sr., and two sisters in-law, Rebecca (Justin) Hebert and Christina M. White, several nieces and nephews.  Candice was predeceased by her father, Jack McDaniel.

Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service for Candice will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 3:00pm at St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Essexville.  Rev. Eric Stone will officiate.  Family and friends will gather at the church on Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00pm. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorials to the Katrina A. J. White Scholarship Fund or the American Cancer Society-Bay County Unit.

     Mark and his family would like to thank everyone in the community for their prayers, cards, food and strong support they gave Candice and her entire family over the past several months.

Amy Bessie Schneider

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


Mrs. Schneider passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at the Carriage House of Bay City, age 85.  Amy was born June 16, 1927 in Bay City to the late James and Goldie (Moore) Waynee.  She married Manfred R. Schneider on June 4, 1958; he survives her.  Amy was a Native American Story Teller in several area schools and was awarded the Bay City Times Hardy Award for her Indian heritage and history story telling.  She was a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and a former President of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Association.   She also loved traveling throughout Europe.

Surviving besides her husband, Manfred are two sons, Gary S. (Renee) and James S. (Christine) Schneider, eight grandchildren: Stacee (Michael) Gearns, Gary N. Schneider, Matthew and Jessica Cornejo, Erin (Dan) Brady, Justin and Ryan Burke and Kristen Brubaker, seven great grandchildren, one brother, Robert (Margie) Waynee, two sisters in-law, Marianne (Raji) Mondol and Ruth Slate, best friend, Donna Granzow, numerous nieces and nephews.  Amy was predeceased by two brothers, James and Edward Waynee.


Cremation has taken place.  A Memorial Service for Amy will be held at the Little Indian Mission Church on North Euclid at a later date to be announced in the Bay City times.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Little Indian Mission Church on North Euclid or the American Lung Association.

Marjorie D. Stepanski

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

stepanski-bct155Marjorie D. Stepanski age 82 passed away Friday, February 15, 2013 at Huron Woods Nursing Home.  Daughter of the late Darrell and Ethel (Shaff) Fleming, she was born April 10, 1930 in Gaylord, Michigan.  Marjorie married Vaughn Stepanski March 3, 1950 and he predeceased her April 22, 2011.    She enjoyed cooking, wintering in Florida, playing cards and most of all spending time with her family.

Surviving is one daughter and a son in-law; Loretta “Lori” (Terry) Pelletier, two grandchildren, Craig (Amy) Pelletier, Carrie Pelletier & her significant other, Joshua Petersen and two great-granddaughters, Ava and Evelyn.  Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters; John (Ruth) Fleming, Eugene (Barbara) Fleming, Sharon (Galen) Brekkestran, Carol (Donald) Moyer, Darrell Jr. (JoAnne) Fleming, many  dear relatives including; Darlene Borowiak, Gladys Utter, Howard (Jennifer) Utter & their three daughters, Kristian, Ashton, Rylie and Matthew (Jennifer) Utter & their two sons, Alexander & Maxwell and two special friends, Jean Pelletier and Judy Herrboldt.  She was predeceased by two sisters and a brother in-law; Ida (William) Utter and Eva Fleming.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Mary the Assumption Church.  Fr. Craig L. Albrecht will officiate with private burial in Fairview Cemetery in Gaylord.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday after 10:00 a.m.  There will be a Parish Vigil Service for Marjorie at 4:00 P.M. Thursday.   Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider; St. Mary’s Building Fund, American Cancer Society-Bay County Unit or the Helen Nickless Foundation.