Yonke, Janet R.
Bay City, Michigan
Mrs. Yonke, age 76 years, died February 5, 1999, at the James E. Cartwright Center in Saginaw. She was born in Bay City on May 8, 1922, the daughter of John and Mabel (Telfor) Maxwell. She married Raymond C. Yonke on August 16, 1945. He preceded her in death on May 25, 1987. She was formerly employed by the Awrey Bakery Co. She is survived by three children: Gary (Alicia) Yonke of Bay City; Nancy (Jim) Gatza of Linwood and Richard Yonke of Pinconning; six grandchildren: Salina Silva, Gary Yonke, Jr., Kelly Gatza, Sarah Gatza, Troy Yonke and Corey Yonke; a daughter-in- law, Janet Yonke of Pinconning; a sister, Kay Pollum of Lillian, AL; a special sister-in-law and friend Isabelle Roseberry of Bay City; and several loving nieces and nephews and and close friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a brother, Hugh Maxwell and a sister, Margaret Leikert. Funeral and Committal Service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Penzien & Steele Funeral Home. The Rev. David S. Ferranti will officiate. Private burial will be at Green Ridge Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be made to the James E. Cartwright Center. Visiting hours will be Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Penzien & Steele Funeral Home 608 N. Madison Avenue
Beyett, Joseph S.
Bay City, Michigan
God took home our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and son. Joseph S. Beyett, age 61 years, passed away Thursday, February 4, 1999, at Bay Medical Center following a long illness. He was born on July 15, 1937 to Joseph L. and Cecelia (Dezewiecki) Beyett in Caro, Michigan. Mr. Beyett was a supervisor at Valley Recreational Products. He is survived by his wife Aileen, his children: Rick Beyett of Bay City; Steven (Michelle) Beyett of Carrollton; Renee (Ed) Kolba of Pinconning; Darren (Jennifer) Beyett of Bay City; Shelly (Gerald) Stevens of Bay City; his mother, Cecelia Beyett of Bay City; twelve grandchildren: Melissa Moquin, Tyler, Abby, Landon, Jackie Cristy Beyett, Kari, Chad, Nicole, Derrick Kolba, Jordan and Mallory Stevens; four great-granchildren: Kayla, Brittney, Alexandra and Devin; brothers: Melvin (Cheryl) Beyett, Robert (Shirley) Beyett; a sister, JoAnn (Bob) Yeoman; mother and father-in-law: Adeline and Marion Travis. He was predeceased in death by his father, Joseph L. Beyett and brother-in-law, Duane Travis. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10 o'clock Monday morning, February 8, 1999 at St. Boniface Church. Rev. Fr. Dale A. Orlik will officiate. The family will receive visitors at Stapish east on Sunday afternoon between the hours of 2 to 8 o'clock, and on Monday at the church from 9 o'clock until the time of service. Stapish East 955 Pine, Essexville
Rose City, Michigan Formerly of Bay City and Detroit, Michigan
Mr. Gieleghem passed away February 3, 1999 at Bortz Health Care in Rose City, MI, age 76 years. He was born to the late August and Leontteen Gieleghem on February 23, 1922 in Detroit, MI. He is survived by his two brothers: Walter and Raymond Gieleghem, both of St. Clair Shores, MI. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by two brothers: Cecil and Morris. Funeral and Committal Services will take place Monday, February 8, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. Officiating will be Rev. Carter Preston with private interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit, MI. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday morning from 10:00 a.m. until time of services. Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. 201 W. Midland Street "Family Owned and Operated"
Matuszewski, Nancy C.
Mrs. Matuszewski, died Saturday morning, February 6, 1999 at the Bay Medical Center, age 56 years. Nancy Weaver was born January 14, 1943 in Bay City and has lived here most of her life. She married James S. Matuszewski, November 14, 1964 in St. Annes Church of Linwood, he survives her. Mrs. Matuszewski enjoyed camping and fishing. Surviving besides her husband, Jim; she leaves two daughters: Dawn (Christopher) Paluck and Nicole (Dennis) Fasel; three grandchildren: Candace and Alexander Paluck; Kayla Fasel; her mother, Rita Weaver; one sister and one brother, Sandra (Robert) Rabadue; Jim F. (Marcia) Weaver Jr. She was predeceased by her father, Francis Weaver. Funeral and Committal Service will take place Tuesday, February 9, 1999 at 11 AM from the Ambrose Funeral Home. Rev. Fr. Charles L. Ganley will officiate. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Sunday from 6 to 9 PM, on Monday from 1 to 9 PM and on Tuesday after 9 AM. Ambrose Funeral Home 1200 Garfield Ave.
Mrs. Randall, age 89 years, passed away Friday, February 5, 1999 at Greenbriar Nursing Home following a lingering illness. She was born in Flint on June 4 ,1909 to the late Alfred and Ethel (Tabor) Ross. She was predeceased by her husband Benjamin Randall in 1993. She is survived by her children: Robert Randall of Dearborn Heights; Kenneth and Lilly Randall and Beverly M. Kieda both of Westland and Janet M. Rolston of Houston, Texas; twelve grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Monday from the Lee- Ramsay Funeral Home with interment in Cedar Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 PM to 9 PM and on Monday from 9 AM until time of service. Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Pinconning
Witzke, Betty L.
Bay City, Michigan
Miss Witzke, age 64 years, died February 5, 1999 at Bay Medical Center. She was born in Bay City on January 2, 1935 to the late Ernest and Helen (Quintel) Witzke. She was retired from Weinlander Fitzhugh. She was a member of Bethel Ev. Lutheran Church. She is survived by two brothers: Arthur E. (Eraine) Witzke of Northville and Harold E. (Bonnie) Witzke of Bay City; two sisters: Lucille Schroeder of Bay City and Shirley (Orville) Hunter of Beaverton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral and Committal service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Bethel Ev. Lutheran Church. The Rev. Keith N. Schroeder will officiate. Burial will be at Floral Gardens Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be made to Bethel Ev. Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association. Visiting hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Penzien & Steele Funeral Home. She will lie in state at the Church on Monday from 10 a.m. until service time. Penzien & Steele Funeral Home 608 N. Madison Avenue
Lewis, Justina P. (Sutton)
Justina P. Lewis, age 83 years, died Sunday morning, February 7, 1999 in Bay Special Care Center. She was born to the late Joseph and Maude (Oliver) Sutton on July 3, 1915 in Midland. Justina worked at Lufkin Rule in Saginaw and was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. She also enjoyed traveling, fishing and crocheting. Survivors include two daughters: Donna (Joseph) Badour of Essexville and Verna (Werner) Jung of Arizona; four stepchildren: Thomas (Janet) Lewis of Wisconsin, Harry (Nancy) Lewis of Bay City, Delores Sochacki of Bay City, and Jeanette (Burrell) McShane of Bay City; 32 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Roeder, her late husband, Harry Lewis, daughter, Ida Straub, stepdaughter and her husband, Barbara and Edmund Wachowski. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday, February 10, 1999 at 10:00 A.M. in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Justina will lie in state in church Wednesday after 9:00 A.M. Rev. Barney Janowicz will preside. The Vigil Wake Service will be Tuesday at 7:30 P.M. in the Trahan Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association. Visiting hours will be Monday from 6:00 to 8:30 P.M.; Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:30 P.M. at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center Madison at Tenth
Bob McAboy, age 71, made his transition on Saturday, February 6, 1999. He is survived by his loving partner, Jo Ann Sherman; daughters: Kathy (Rick) Purcell of Minneapolis, MN and Susan (Bill) Bowen of Boulder, CO; their mother, Carolyn McAboy of Bay City; his sister, Sandra (Don) Bacon and nieces, Gale (Steve) Smith and Doddi (Paul) Brewer. A celebration of his life will take place Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Unity Church of Bay City, 1700 Center Ave. Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Bay County or the donor's choice. Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. 201 W. Midland Street "Family Owned and Operated"
Reou, Ursula C. (Schaefer)
Ursula Catherine Reou, age 60 years, died Saturday evening, February 6, 1999 in Bay Special Care Center. She was born to Joseph and Mabel (Tackman) Schaefer on February 5, 1939 in Bay City. Ursula was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Essexville, and its Altar Society. On October 20, 1956 she married James C. Reou, and he survives her, along with their nine children, Mary Sutton of Rogers, Arkansas, Jim (Robin) Reou of Saginaw, Sue (Tom) Wagner of Kawkawlin, Debbie Gwisdala of Bay City, Lynne (Mike) Gerulski of Oscoda, Bob (Colleen) Reou of Essexville, Theresa (Buck) Sova of Saginaw, David (Tammy Brozewski) Reou of Bay City, and Amy Reou of Essexville; 19 grandchildren, Shawn, Jenny , Ryan, Ashley, Adam, Nicole, Jessica, Cassie, Tabitha, Cory, Amanda, William, Kevin, Sarah, Emily, Melissa, Brian, Danielle, and Morgan; one great granddaughter, Whitney; four sisters and four brothers, Cecelia (Armond) Beiser, Alice (Ed) Geiersbach, Luella (Dick) Walther, Shirley Schaefer, Harm (Sandy) Schaefer, Bert (Ginny) Schaefer, Gene (Pam) Schaefer, and Fred (Madeline) Schaefer; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Joe (Lila) Reou, Len (Gloria) Reou, Jerry (Bev) Reou, Betty Murphy, and Rosemary Militello. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Lila Gusack; brother, Joseph Schaefer, Jr.; and her father and mother-in-law, Leonard and Aileen Reou. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated Wednesday, February 10, 1999 at 11:00 AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, Essexville. Ursula will lie in state in church Wednesday after 10:00 AM. Entombment will take place in the St. Patrick Mausoleum. The Vigil Wake Service will be Tuesday at 7:00 PM in the Trahan Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the March of Dimes. Visiting hours are Monday from 5:00 to 8:30 PM; Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:30 PM at the W.A. Trahan Funeral Chapel. W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center Madison at Tenth