Archive for the ‘Squires Obituaries’ Category

Donna Mary Hibbler

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Bay City, Michigan

 Our precious mom and best friend went to join her son in heaven on August 26 at Brian’s House.  Donna was born February 19, 1933 to the late Mildred and Levi White. She was united in marriage in 1977 to the late Joseph Hibbler.  Donna worked for Peoples National Bank for 25 years and later retired from Chemical Bank of Midland.  Donna enjoyed trips to the casino, playing the lotto and taking care of her furry children.

 Mourning the loss of their dear mom is Leah Hibbler of Portland, OR., Michelle (Roland) Davis of Zilwaukee and Andrea (Tim) Hitz of Bay City.  Donna is also survived by 6 grandchildren; Nicole & Shane Bell, Lee & Marshall Davis, Amanda Hibbler and her special buddy; Hollie Hitz.  Also surviving are two great-grandchildren; Calvin & Ethan Hibbler and her brother; Stewart White.  Mom’s fury babies will also miss her very much; Billy Jo, Cricket and Tina.  They will never forget the love they shared with their mama.  She was predeceased by a son; Charles Hibbler, two sisters; Leah White, (best friend) Isabelle McVannell and her brother; Red White.

 Special thanks to Brian’s House, especially Dr. Parmer, Mary Jane, Linda and Lori for the extraordinary love and compassion showed to our mom. 

 Fly free mom.  We will meet again.  Thank you for being my best friend.  It was an honor.

 A private family service will take place at a later date.  Memorial may be directed to the Bay County Humane Society.

Christina Pappas

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Bay City, Michigan

 Our loving sister and aunt passed away Sunday August 22, 2010 at the Bay Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family age 76.  Daughter of the late Pete & Fotini (Karanasios) Pappas she was born January 16, 1934 in Bay City.  Christina retired as a Travel Agent.  She was a member of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Saginaw.

 Surviving is one sister; Maria P. Paron, four nieces; Tina Schoenherr, Eleni Rzadko, Fotini Hurley, Katina Paron and several great nieces and nephews.

 Funeral service will take place Thursday August 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Saginaw.  Rev. Fr. Irenaeus Cox will officiate with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 – 7 p.m. and at the church after 9:00 a.m.  There will be a Trisagion Service at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday from the funeral home.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.

Lucille Hannah Miller

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

Bay City, Michigan


     Imgp0127Lucille passed away Sunday, August 15, 2010 at her home with her family by her side, age 90.  She was born March 20, 1920 in Bay City to the late Forbey and Ida (Beyer) Scott.  She married Herman Miller and he predeceased her on January 8, 1980.  Lucille was employed with Mercy Hospital and later retired from Prestolite after 35 years of dedicated service.  She was a life member of the Moose 367 and enjoyed bowling and bingo.

     Surviving are two children; Linda (fiancé, John Butler) Manyen and Ruth Ann Mendoza, eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and her favorite niece, Becky Scott.  Lucille was predeceased by her son, John Miller, two grandsons, Jeffrey Kihn and Mikeal Manyen, two brothers, Robert and Lyle Scott, one sister, Dorothy Smith and a son in-law, Cel Mendoza.

     The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 11:00am at Squires Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00 to 8:00pm and Tuesday after 10:00am.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Grace Hospice.

     The Miller family would like to thank Grace Hospice for their prompt, kind and compassionate care they gave Lucille and her family.

Carl L. DeSanto

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Essexville, Michigan


    USMarineCorps Carl passed away Friday, August 13, 2010, age 90.  He was born July 10, 1920 in New York City to the late Louis and Agnes (Neitzke) DeSanto.  Carl married Frances V Tracy in Bay City on May 18, 1946 and she survives him.  He was a WWII veteran and served with the US Marine Corps Parachute Troops in the Pacific.  He was employed with the Sheet Metal Workers Union #408 and was a Business Manager for the Union for over 12 years.  Carl was a member of the DAV Chapter #19, Loyal Order of the Purple Heart, and Bay County Veterans Council as their Chaplain for many years.  He was also a former member of the Marine Corps League.  Carl enjoyed reading and often read to the children at Woodside School.

     Surviving besides his wife, Frances, are three children; Melodie (John) Head, Mark (Colleen) DeSanto, and Merri (partner, Jon Potrykus) DeSanto, five grandchildren; Seth (AnaVictoria) Braun, Nikole, Cara and Stacy DeSanto, and Matthew Head, two great grandchildren; Paloma and Marisol Braun, several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Carl was predeceased by one brother, Fred Jacobs.

     A Memorial Service for Carl will be held Friday, August 20, 2010 at 12:30pm at the Squires Funeral Home.  Pastor Carl Trosien will officiate and military honors will follow, under the auspices of the Bay County Veterans Council.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 10:30am until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to a charity of their choice.

Paul P. Franek

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010


Bay City, Michigan

 Mr. Franek died Tuesday August 3, 2010 at Caretel Inns, age 94 years.  Son of the late Albin & Josephine (Skudlarek) Franek, he was born June 28, 1916 in Bay City.  He married the former Clara (Galganski) June 5, 1943.  She predeceased him in 1997.  Mr. Franek retired from Prestolite in 1978 after 41 years of service.  Paul was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, St. Stan’s A.C., Senior Citizens, League of Catholic Women and Men, St. George Society, and Pulaski Club.  Paul loved golfing, bowling, playing cards and watching the Detroit Tigers.


Surviving is one daughter; Ruth (Bob) Krawczyk, three grandsons; Jim (Theresa) Krawczyk, Russ (Rebecca) Krawczyk, Brian Krawczyk, four great-grandchildren; T.J., Trevor, Beau and Clara Krawczyk.  Also surviving are two sisters in-law; Isabelle Franek and Caroline Franek.  He was predeceased by three brothers; Joseph (Florence) Franek, Ted & George Franek, two sisters; Gertrude (Floyd) Buzalski and Florence (Lawrence) Kowalski.

 The family would like to thank Patti Babiarz for her thoughtfulness and care toward Paul and the staff at Caretel for their wonderful care.

 Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday August 6, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Fr. Richard M. Filary will officiate with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 – 5 & 6- 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday after 9:00 a.m.  Members of St. Stan’s Senior Citizens will pray the rosary at 2:00 p.m. Thursday followed by a parish vigil service for Paul at 7:00 p.m.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Stanislaus Parish Campus Fund.

Petrinia Sue Burns

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Bay City, Michigan


     burnsphotoPetrinia passed away Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Bay Regional Medical Center, age 45.  She was born August 22, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois to the late David and Patricia (Sharon) Dunlap.  She was a member of First Pentecostal Church in Bay City.

     Surviving are two daughters; Amy (Ryan) Howay and Theresa (Warren) Commire, four grandchildren; Hannah, Joseph, Isaiah, and Addisyn, one brother, Daniel Dunlap, two sisters; Jeanette (Leonard) Schmidt and Denise (John) Adams.  Petrinia was predeceased by her husband, Donald Burns, a son, David Ray Burns, her father, David Dunlap, mother and step-father, Patricia (Michael) Sierras, and her significant other, Joe Contreras.

     The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 12:00noon at First Pentecostal Church, 2884 E. North Union Road, Bay City, MI 48706.  Pastor Michael Wood will officiate and interment will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Tuesday from 10:00am until the time of service.  No visitation will be at the Squires Funeral Home.