Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

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.

Annabelle Zielinski

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


     Mrs. Zielinski passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Heartland-Hampton, age 86.  She was born May 18, 1926 in Libby, Montana to the late Edward and Orpha (Decker) Haskill.  Annabelle married Marion Zielinski in St. James Church on October 4, 1947; he predeceased her on July 28, 2004.  She was a member of St. James Church, the League of Catholic Men and Women, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aeries #1010 and the Moose Lodge #169.  Annabelle worked for over 35 years in the kitchen at the Eagles Club.

Surviving are two sons, Roger (Sherry) and Roy (Lori Hanson) Zielinski, three granddaughters: Paula (Shawn) Rohleder, Angela (Nathan) Roupe and Krista Zielinski, two great grandchildren, Alyssa and Logan Rohleder, two sisters, Lillian Dipzinski and Jeannine Marjerrison, several nieces, nephews and friends.  Annabelle was predeceased by a son, Roland Zielinski, one brother, Erwin (Emma Jean) Haskill and one brother in-law, Fred Marjerrison.

The Zielinski family would like to thank two special friends, Fred Eland and Sandy Martin for always being at mom’s side and all the staff at Heartland-Hampton for their kind and compassionate care they gave Annabelle and her entire family.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:00am at St. James Church.  Fr. Bill Gruden will celebrate Mass and interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 12:00noon to 8:00pm and at church on Friday after 10:00am.  Members of the Eagles Club will have a pray service Thursday at 6:45pm, followed immediately by a Parish Vigil Service for Annabelle at 7:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Barbara J. Satkowiak

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


     Barbara passed away Thursday, January 31, 2013 at her home, age 76.  She was born February 16, 1936 in Bay City to the late John P. and Elizabeth T. (McCann) Meagher.  Barbara married Allan Keipinger in 1958; he predeceased her in December of 1984.  She later married Victor Satkowiak in 1989 and he also predeceased her in December of 1995.  Barbara was devoted to her Catholic faith.  She loved talking, sharing stories and spending time with her siblings and family.  She was a member of the Eagles Aeries #1010 Auxiliary and the National Association of Physically Handicapped.

Surviving are four children: Patricia (Robert) Starr, Lori (Roy Zielinski) Hansen, Gerald (Tonya) Keipinger and Matthew Keipinger, six grandchildren: Christopher, Ryan (Nicole) and Justin Starr, Jordan Keipinger, Joseph and Jonathan Sylvester, one great grandchild on the way, one brother, Richard (Delores) Meagher, three sisters: Donna (Marvin) Strauss, Karen (Carl) Neveau and Mary Jo (Theodore) DuFord, one brother in-law, Don Burgess, many special nieces and nephews.  Barbara was predeceased by an infant son, Joseph Keipinger, one son, Ralph Keipinger, one brother, James Meagher and three sisters: Betty (Harold) Greenleaf, Dorothy Burgess and Rita (Bud) Andrews.

The Funeral and Committal service will be held Monday, February 4, 2013 at 2:00pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Nancy Rivet will officiate and private interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 11:00am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”

Marlette E. Sharp

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Bay City, Michigan


     Marlette passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at McLaren Bay Region, age 61.  The daughter of Lawrence and Delores (Rinz) Shank, she was born in Bay City on October 8, 1951.  She married Michael R. Sharp on October 9, 1971 and he survives her.  Marlette enjoyed working in her yard and flowers.  She often had neighbors stop and comment on how beautiful her flowers were.  She also loved to visit and share stories with her neighbors and family.

Surviving besides her husband, Michael is a son Nicholas L. Sharp, her mother, Delores Shank, two brothers, Dennis Shank and Randy (Nancy) Shank, two sisters, Becky (Mark) Larive and Debbie (Dick) Green, two brothers in-law, John (Kim) Sharp and Neil Sharp, many nieces and nephews.  Marlette was predeceased by her father, Lawrence Shank, mother in-law, Mildred Lincoln and a sister in-law, Mary Shank.

Per Marlette’s request.  Cremation has taken place.  Family and friends will gather at the Squires Funeral Home on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1:00 to 6:00pm.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to McLaren Hospice or Crohn’s Disease.