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Violet Halifax-Darling

Violet Halifax-Darling

Name: Violet Halifax-Darling

Age: 94

Hometown: Filion

Funeral Date: May 29, 2024

Date of Birth: November 13, 1929

Date of Passing: May 24, 2024

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Services for Violet will be officiated by Rev. Tim Callow at the First United Methodist Church in Bad Axe at 11am Wednesday, May 29, 2024. Burial will be in Rock Falls Cemetery, Harbor Beach. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2024 from 2-8pm at Kaufman Funeral Home, Bad Axe and Wednesday at the church at 10am until the time of service at 11am. If you wish to offer your condolences to the family, please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com.

Family of the Deceased

Violet is survived by her children, Ron (Marge) Halifax of Harbor Beach, Gary (Cheryl) Halifax of Harbor Beach, Linda (James) Geiger of Harbor Beach, Betty (Andrew) Juozapaitis of Shelby Township, Randy (Lauri) Halifax of Minden City, and Annette Halifax of Rochester Hills. One sister-in-law, Arlene Winkel of Frankenmuth, 23 Grand-Children, 50 Great-Grandchildren, and 3 Great-Great-Grandchildren. Not only will Violet be reunited with her loves, but also a daughter, Arlene Geiger, 2 grand-Children: Jared Halifax and Lori Geiger, 9 bothers and 2 sisters. She leaves behind an endless supply of wonderful memories as a Mother, Grandmother, Aunt and Friend.

Biography

Violet Halifax-Darling, age 94, of Filion, peacefully passed away the morning of Friday, May 24, 2024. She was born on November 13, 1929 to the Late Julius and Ida Winkel. She married Gerald Halifax on August 31, 1948. He preceded her on May 2, 1974. On May 27, 1978, she married James Darling who preceded her on September 29, 2020. Violet was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church and she volunteered as an apple pie maker at their annual apple pie sale. She enjoyed playing cards (especially when playing with the grandkids), going for coffee with the ladies, going for Sunday drives, visiting and spending time with her family and friends.


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Carole Ventline

Carole Ventline

Name: Carole A Ventline

Age: 66

Hometown: Grindstone

Funeral Date: May 28, 2024

Date of Birth: February 04, 1958

Date of Passing: May 14, 2024

Funeral Home: Knoblock Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Mass will be Tuesday May 28, 2024, at 11:00 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church of the Annunciation of the Lord Parish in Port Austin. Burial of cremains will follow in the Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10am until the time of service at the church. KNOBLOCK FUNERAL HOME- KINDE, MICHIGAN 48445

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by her husband, Ken; her children, Jennifer (Roger) Koglin, Michael Ventline, and Ryan (Susan Gavagen) Ventline; her grandchildren, Sara Koglin, Adelyn Ventline, and Noah Ventline; and her great grandchild, Colt. She is also survived by her sister, Julie Mazur. She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard.

Biography

Carole A. Ventline, 66, of Grindstone, died Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at McLaren Thumb Region in Bad Axe. She was born on February 4, 1958, daughter of the late Raymond and Ann (Finlinson) Gielniak. Carole and Kenneth Ventline were married on October 8, 1977. Carole enjoyed the Detroit Red Wings and ceramics.


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Donald Mazure

Donald Mazure

Name: Donald R Mazure

Age: 80

Hometown: Ubly

Funeral Date: May 25, 2024

Date of Birth: July 26, 1943

Date of Passing: May 22, 2024

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A Funeral Mass for Donald Mazure will be at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, May 25, 2024 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, St Hubert Parish in Bad Axe, with Father T.J. Fleming officiating. Burial will follow at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:00am and continue until the time of service at the church. Champagne Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to benefit the St. Hubert Food Pantry.

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his brothers Edward (Betty) Mazure, Eugene (Elaine) Mazure, Robert (Phyllis) Mazure, Frederick (Mary Ann) Mazure, and Richard (Alicia) Mazure and his sister Patricia (Ray) Geiger and sister-in-law Joyce (John) Shetler. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents John and Emma Mazure, and his brother John Mazure Jr.

Biography

Donald R. Mazure, 80, of Ubly, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2024 at Huron County Medical Care Facility in Bad Axe. Donald was born July 26, 1943, the fifth child of John and Emma (Maurer) Mazure. Donald will be remembered as a truly special person and family member to his brothers, his sister and many nieces and nephews. He recognized many and enjoyed family and friends who came to visit. The family wants to recognize and express appreciation to the staff of the Medical Care Facility for the loving and professional care of Donald’s special needs.


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Patricia Case

Patricia Case

Name: Patricia Ann Case

Age: 82

Hometown: Kinde

Funeral Date: May 25, 2024

Date of Birth: February 12, 1942

Date of Passing: May 22, 2024

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Visitation for Patricia will be held on Saturday May 25, 2024 at MacAlpine Funeral Home Gage Chapel in Kinde from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Funeral service will be held following at 1:00 PM with Fr. Craig Carolan officiating at MacAlpine Funeral Home Gage Chapel in Kinde. Memorials may be offered to: American Cancer Society. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by her husband Roger, her children; Roger (Kimberly) Case of Frankenmuth, Trudy (Dean) Hatch of Kinde, Dave (Karen) Case of Filion, William (Julie) Case of Kinde; grandchildren Meghan (Brent) Tebedo, Zachary (Abbie) Case, Justin Hatch, Kaylee Hatch, Mason Hatch, Ashley (Rex) Thayer, Kyle Case, Will Case, Emma Case; great-grandchildren Kennedy, Maeve, Lennon; sisters Carolyn (Gary) Kapa, Diane ( Steve) Errer, sisters-in-law Elaine Ignash and Linda Case. Patricia is preceded in death by her grandchildren, twins Tiffany and Joshua Hatch; In Laws, George and Ila (McDonald) Case, brother Edward Ignash, sister Janice and Richard Prezzato, and brother in law James Case. The family wishes to thank Dr. Shisler along with her caregiver’s granddaughter Emma, Sue Piotter, Barb Toner and Jolyn Respondek for their excellent care and compassion during her final days.

Biography

Patricia Ann Case, 82 years old of Kinde, Michigan passed away May 22, 2024 at her home, surrounded by her family. Patricia was born on February 12, 1942 to the late Harry and Lottie (Koroleski) Ignash. Patricia was married to the love of her life Roger Case for 64 years and together they raised a family of four children in Kinde. Patricia was a member of St. Edwards’ Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends up north at their cabin. Patricia was an avid follower of the Detroit Tigers and had a passion for polka music and loved to dance at the Kinde Polka fest. She had a beautiful flower garden which was enjoyed by humming birds which brought her much joy. She will be sadly missed by her four legged companion Buddy.


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Kevin Gracey

Kevin Gracey

Name: Kevin P Gracey

Age: 66

Hometown: Ubly

Funeral Date: Not Available

Date of Birth: September 27, 1957

Date of Passing: May 20, 2024

Funeral Home: Grace Sayles Cremation Society of Mid-Michigan

Funeral Information

Per Kevin's wish Cremation has taken place and NO services will be held at this time. Diane and her children would like to thank God and the Toni & Trish House of Auburn MI the last 6 days of Kevin's life: for the most caring, comforting and compassionate care that Kevin could have received. He will be greatly missed.

Family of the Deceased

Kevin is survived by his loving wife Diane, whom was his rock especially these past 2 years always telling him to slow down. His Daughter Jessica Gracey of McKinney, Texas, Son, Nicholas "Nick" Gracey of Mount Pleasant, and Step Son Nathan Smalley of Long Beach, CA Kevin was preceded in death by his Step-Daughter Amber Smalley in February of 2022. Also Surviving Kevin is his One Very Special (and dear to him) Granddaughter, Calissa Smalley of Texas. His "special brother" Mike Rutkowski of Ubly, nieces, nephews, special friends and family.

Biography

Kevin P. Gracey, 66 of Ubly, went Peacefully to his Heavenly home on Monday, May 20, 2024. Kevin and God blessed his Wife and children, whom he loved dearly, with two extra years of his life with only 15 percent heart function, which was a miracle in itself. Kevin was born in Bad Axe to the late Roland & Genevieve Gracey on September 27, 1957 and graduated from Ubly Community School. In April of 1991 Kevin married Diane (Gorkowski - Smalley) at the Log Cabin Church in Bad Axe, MI recently celebrating 33 years. Together they raised four children. Through the years Kevin worked at factories in Deckerville and Elkton. Then went onto Gettles Car Dealership in Bad Axe, UPS, Ubly Community School as Janitor, Smigielski Funeral Home, than United States Postal Service for 18 years until May 26, 2022 when he suffered Sudden Cardiac Death. Kevin was the proud owner and operator of Gracey's Wash & Wax Auto detailing business since the 80's along with Diane's help. Kevin loved anything sports and was involved in announcing sports activities at the Ubly Schools for many years. It didn't matter if it was girls or boys, football, basketball or golf. He would talk sports often to his two younger children and friends alike. HE LOVED IT!


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David Krueger

David Krueger

Name: David W Krueger

Age: 91

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: May 23, 2024

Date of Birth: January 16, 1933

Date of Passing: May 19, 2024

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Funeral Services will be Thursday May 23rd 2024 at 11:00 at the Zion Lutheran Church of Harbor Beach, with Dr. Matthew Durance officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Falls Cemetery. Visitation for Dave will be Wednesday from 2-8 pm in the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation on Thursday will be at 10 am until the time of services. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or American Legion Post 197. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his children; Connie Twaro and her husband Tom of Freeland, Dave Krueger and his wife Cheryl of Harbor Beach, Deanna Krueger and her special friend Johnathon of Chicago, Daniel Krueger and his wife Tonya of Marlette, Beth Masters of St. Louis. 8 grandchildren; Melissa, Chad, Angie, Heather, Michael, Shaina, Jayce, Alysse. 8 great grandchildren; Branden, Eleanor, Alexander, Allie and Isabelle, Dayton, Lincoln, and Brinley. 2 Brothers, Larry and his wife Elaine, Mark, and his wife Jean, 1 Sister in law (Jim's Wife) Pat, 1 sister Cheryl, and her husband Dennis Reinstra. He was preceded in death by his wife Edna, Brothers Otto and James and his sister Dorothy.

Biography

DAVID W. KRUEGER, age 91 of Harbor Beach passed away Sunday, May 19, 2024 at Lakeview Extended Care and Rehab Center of Harbor Beach Community Hospital. He was born on January 16, 1933 in Grosse Pointe to the late Otto and Gertrude (Kriewall) Krueger. Dave and Edna Essenmacher were united in marriage on May 12, 1956 in Harbor Beach. Dave was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, and a member of American Legion Post 197 for over 70 years. He served in the US Navy and then sailed on the Great Lakes for one season aboard the L.C. Hanna. He then, along with Edna, opened Krueger Sunoco in Harbor Beach and operated that for about 21 years, making many friends in the process. He also served as a city council member at that time. He then moved onto purchasing a NAPA store in Marlette with his good friend Francis Varty. He operated that store until he retired and moved back to Harbor Beach. He was fond of military aircraft and loved watching the Detroit Tigers. Nothing however was more important to him than his deep faith in God and the love he had for his family.


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Kathryn Kriewall

Kathryn Kriewall

Name: Kathryn Marie Kriewall

Age: 94

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: May 22, 2024

Date of Birth: May 16, 1930

Date of Passing: May 19, 2024

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Graveside services for Kathryn will be Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 11 am at Rock Falls Cemetery, with Rev. Matthew Durance officiating. A memorial service will take place at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

She is survived by her son John (Ruth) Kriewall of Harbor Beach, daughter Jan (Jim) Adler of Ruth, five grandchildren: Andrea (Leon) Piskorz, Aaron Kriewall, Jeffery Adler, Bradley (Allison) Adler, Renee (Tim) Johnston, 8 great grandchildren: Paxton, Kacey, Aidyn, Caeden, Parker, Madison, Alexiana and Berklee, and one great great grandson, Ashton. She was Proceeded by her sister Evelyn Graves

Biography

Kathryn Marie (Ganley) Kriewall, age 94 of Harbor Beach, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2024 at her home after an extended illness. She was born on May 16, 1930 in Harbor Beach, to the late Joseph and Agnes (House) Ganley. Kathryn and William J. Kriewalll, AKA Poopsie and Slickie, were united in marriage on January 12, 1957 at Zion Lutheran Church of Harbor Beach. They had been married for 52 wonderful years when he preceded her in death on April 1, 2009. Kathryn graduated from the Harbor Beach Community School, at the age of 16. She was offered a job soon after, at the local bank where she spent her entire working career. Kathryn had a passion for reading and was known to read a book a day. She enjoyed spending time with family and lunch dates with her friends


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Clema Przemytski

Clema Przemytski

Name: Clema Kay Przemytski

Age: 72

Hometown: Bad Axe

Funeral Date: May 25, 2024

Date of Birth: September 28, 1951

Date of Passing: October 08, 2023

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 1 pm at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe. The family will receive guests for visitation on Saturday from 11 am until the service time at 1 pm. Condolences may be shared at www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Clema is survived by her son, Clement Gardner, and fiancé, Amanda Tschirhart; granddaughters, Shelby Gardner and Layne Glaza as well as her grandson, Henry Gardner; Sister, Barbara Schmidt; Great Friend, Jakee Osborn; Nephew, Steve Schmidt; Nieces, Michele Lang, and Susie Fulton; many Great Nieces and Nephews; Sister-in-Law, Christine Gohlke; Brother-in-Law, Jim Gardner. She was preceded in death by her Father, Clem Przemytski, Robert Geiger, and her Mother, Ruth Przemytski; Husband, Daniel Gardner; Great friends, Karl Hillerman and Fran Lewis; Brother-in-Law, Mike Schmidt; Brother-in-Law, Matt Gardner; and her beloved dog, Lisa.

Biography

Clema Kay Przemytski passed away on Sunday, October 8th 2023 at Courtney Manor, surrounded by her family. She was born on September 28th, 1951, in Midland Michigan. Clema graduated from Bad Axe High School in 1970. On November 13, 1982, she married her husband of 41 years, Daniel Gardner. Clema worked over 40 years at the Huron Memorial Hospital, answering the O.R. telephone. She bar-tended at The Copper Lounge and worked part-time at Keepsakes Gift Shop in Caseville. She always had her hair and nails done and never missed an appointment. She will always be remembered and missed for her one-of-a-kind personality and her love for Diet Coke.


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Laverne Shemka

Laverne Shemka

Name: Laverne E Shemka

Age: 91

Hometown: Port Hope

Funeral Date: May 20, 2024

Date of Birth: September 13, 1932

Date of Passing: May 15, 2024

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 20, 2024 at 11 am at St. Hubert Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rapson. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2024 from 1 – 8 pm at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe or Monday at the church from 10 am until the service time at 11 am. A combined Knights of Columbus and the Daughters of Isabella rosary will be offered on Sunday at 7:30 pm at the funeral home. If you wish to offer your condolences to the Shemka family, please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

LaVerne is survived by his loving wife Mary, their children, Nancy(Brian)Finkel, Kenneth(Kimberly)Shemka, Sharon(Steve)Zurek, Linda(David)Volmering, Barbara(Gary)Carpenter, Steven Shemka, Dennis(Jessica)Shemka, Duane(Elizabeth)Shemka, Charlene(Gerard)Kubacki and Pauline(Erik)Voelker. 31 Grandchildren, 6 Step Grandchildren, 40 Great-Grandchildren, 2 Step Great-Grandchildren, In Laws, John(Elaine)Vogel, Evelyn(Roger)Stolicker, Frank(Nancy)Vogel, Pat Vogel, Catherine Cleveland, Theresa(Tom)Kahlo, Carol Osborne and Jane Vogel. Preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. & Minnie Shemka, Grandson, Ryan Shemka, Sisters Marie(Archie)Pionk and Jeanette(Eugene)Lemanski, Brothers John Jr. and Harry Shemka, In Laws, William & Virginia Vogel, Lucille & Jerome Kolar, Charles Vogel, Arthur & Kate Vogel, Anthony & Ruth Vogel, Ann Vogel, Betty & Eugene Kubacki, Lawrence Vogel and Ralph Osborne.

Biography

LaVerne E. Shemka, age 91 of Bloomfield Township, Port Hope went to be with the Lord our Savior on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. LaVerne was born September 13,1932 in Parisville to John Sr. & Minnie Shemka. He attended Country School in Parisville and Ubly High School. On August 8, 1953, he married Mary Vogel at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Ruth. They celebrated 70 years of marriage last August with family and friends at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bad Axe. LaVerne was a lifelong dairy farmer. He was an avid bowler in his younger years, did a lot of fishing over the years and had a great love for polka music. He loved playing euchre anytime, anyplace and a good game of nickels. He spent his winters in Florida after retirement. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and worked at many fish fries in his later years. He enjoyed visiting with everyone, spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. As many people knew LaVerne often greeted you in polish saying “Jak Ci idzie” which means “How you doing?” and he always loved a good cold zimne piwo(pronounced pee-va). He will be missed dearly


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Clarence Fibranz

Clarence Fibranz

Name: Clarence Fibranz

Age: 77

Hometown: Bad Axe

Funeral Date: May 31, 2024

Date of Birth: December 11, 1946

Date of Passing: May 13, 2024

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Visitation will be held on Friday May 31, 2024 from 10:00am until time of service at 1pm at, MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe. Burial will follow after the service at Colfax Township Cemetery. Family of Clarence will hold a luncheon to follow at Wilcox Park. Memorials may be offered to the family in care of Robyn Fibranz. Condolence may be shared with the family at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Clarence is survived by his children Richard (Erika) Fibranz, Robert (Kathleen) Fibranz, Robyn (Josh) Fibranz, Rebecca (Jason) Seemann, and former daughter in law Autumn (Darel) Fibranz; grandchildren Zachery, Andrea (Donnie), Breanna, Brady, Austin, Isiah, Jaxson, Jeremiah, Ian, Isaac, Xavier, and Clover; five great grandchildren Orion, Bentley, Liam, Levi, and Colson. He is also survived by his siblings Ray (Donna) Fibranz, Donald Fibranz, Ricky (Vicky) Fibranz, Beverly (Richard) Wise, Ida (Tom) Haag, Betty (Bill) Haag, Christine (John) Matthews, Norma (Doug) Janowiak, Judith Alexander, in laws, nieces and nephews. Clarence was preceded in death by his wife Carole Fibranz, parents Clarence and Laura Fibranz, his son Patrick Fibranz, siblings Bob and Ada Griffith, Faye Estes, and in laws William and Arlene Jackson.

Biography

Clarence Fibranz, 77 passed away May 13, 2024 peacefully in his home. He was born on December 11, 1946 to the late Clarence and Laura Fibranz. He married the love of his life Carole Fibranz on June 27, 1970. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army. Clarence also known as “Maze” to some was a kind, loving, hardworking man. He was a self-taught jack of all trades. There wasn’t much he could not do or fix. His favorite hobbies were wood working and camping. When he wasn’t doing that, he enjoyed gardening, baking, tending to his yard, hunting, and most of all spending time with his family. He loved Carole with all his heart. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was liked by almost everyone he met, and many friends who often kept in touch with him over the years.


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Donna Casey

Donna Casey

Name: Donna Jean Casey

Age: 87

Hometown: Livonia

Funeral Date: May 18, 2027

Date of Birth: April 05, 1937

Date of Passing: May 07, 2024

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A graveside service will be at 11:00am Saturday, May 18th at St. Felix Catholic Cemetery in Pinnebog with Fr. George Amos officiating. Champagne Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

Family of the Deceased

Donna is survived by her sister-in-law Jean Casey of Port Austin; nieces and nephews James, John, Catherine and Kelly Casey. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother James, and sisters Mary Ann and Helen.

Biography

Donna Jean Casey, 87, of Livonia, formerly of Port Austin, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at Corewell Health Farmington Hills. Donna was born April 5, 1937 in Detroit to the late James and Gladys (Bushey) Casey. She moved to Huron County as a child and graduated from Elkton High School. She worked in the grocery business for Wrigleys and Farmer Jack in their main offices. She lived with her sister Mary Ann and together they enjoyed traveling, going to casinos and spending time with family.


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Nancy Kraft

Nancy Kraft

Name: Nancy Ann Kraft

Age: 92

Hometown: Pigeon

Funeral Date: August 03, 2024

Date of Birth: June 12, 1931

Date of Passing: January 20, 2024

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be at 11:00am Saturday, August 3rd at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Berne with visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran School, 7369 Berne Road, Pigeon, MI 48755 or the Michigan Lutheran Seminary Foundation. www.ChampagneFuneralChapel.com

Family of the Deceased

Nancy is survived by her three children, nine grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren; her son David (Sherri) of Pigeon, daughter Carol (Joel) Nelson of Muskego, Wisconsin and son Daniel (Elizabeth) of Williamston, Michigan; grandchildren Alyssa Kraft (Dan) of Austin, Texas, Stephanie (Allan) McLean of Shelby Township, Michigan, Matthew (Steph) Kraft of Western Springs, Illinois, Natalie (Micah) Walz of New Berlin, Wisconsin, Eric (Aly) Nelson, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lindsay (Jamie) Langan of Mount Prospect, Illinois, Stuart (Amber) Neils of Petoskey, Michigan, Ella (Josh) Vaillancourt of Holt, Michigan and Grace Kraft of Grand Rapids, Michigan; great-grandchildren Shawn, Ethan, Brody, Cooper, Anna, Caroline, Layla, Mason, Zoey, Sadie, Jack, Lily, Theo and Sutton; Nancy is also survived by her brother, Robert Carpenter of Grand Rapids, sister-in-law Naomi (Gilbert) Wichert and many nieces and nephews.

Biography

Nancy Ann Kraft, 92, of Pigeon, was called home peacefully on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at home. Nancy was born June 12, 1931 in Grayling to the late George and Marian (Breinager) Carpenter. She was made a child of God through Holy Baptism on April 21, 1935. Nancy married Lowell E. Kraft on May 3, 1952 in Bronson, Michigan. They celebrated 70 years of marriage shortly before Lowell’s passing in 2022. Nancy’s sister, Mary Kay Prudden passed away in 2023. Nancy graduated from Pigeon High School in 1949. She attended Michigan State University and later Central Michigan University finishing the last two years of her teaching degree while her children were young. She taught second and third grades at the Pigeon Elementary School in the 1960’s. Nancy always enjoyed her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She taught them kindness, compassion, and love. Nancy was a gifted homemaker and enjoyed entertaining family and friends. Always an optimist, she was a talented seamstress with a fun sense of humor who enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and playing Bridge. She enjoyed traveling with Lowell and spending winters at their home in Boynton Beach, Florida. While in Florida they attended Divine Savior Lutheran Church in West Palm Beach. She has been a member of St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Berne since 1952.


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Mary Greyerbiehl

Mary Greyerbiehl

Name: Mary Ann Greyerbiehl

Age: 83

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: June 01, 2024

Date of Birth: June 01, 1940

Date of Passing: January 07, 2024

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Services for Mary Ann Greyerbiehl will be held June 1st, 2024 at Colfax Cemetery. Our angel Mary Ann, we will miss you, never forget you, and always feel honored to be your family. If you wish to offer your condolences to Mary Ann’s family, please go to www.kaufmanfuneralhome.

Family of the Deceased

Mary Ann is survived by two brothers, Edward Greyerbiehl of Columbiaville, William Greyerbiehl and special friend Marie Heleski of Bad Axe, four sisters, Diane Fields of Turner, Mi, Beth Laycock of Paris, TN, Barbara (Paul) Armstrong of Chatham, Va, and Patricia McCoy of Bad Axe, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her step father, William R. Boss, brother-in-laws Dennis Laycock, Richard McCoy, and Larry Fields and her special kitty Picky.

Biography

Mary Ann Greyerbiehl, age 83 of Bad Axe, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2024 after a short illness. She was born on June 1, 1940 in Bad Axe, daughter of the late Jacob Henry Greyerbiehl and Stella (Dzukola) Boss. Mary Ann was a long time attendee of the Bad Axe Church of the Nazarene and their weekly Bible Study. Her faith was shown through her actions and attitude toward life. Mary Ann loved life and always stayed positive and cheerful even when life gave her immense challenges. At a very young age, she survived an accident that disabled her for the rest of her life, which she endured with grace and dignity. A beautiful smile was an ever presence on her face. For many years, Mary Ann enjoyed working at Thumb Industries Thrift Store up until age 80. Her deeply loved interests were her family, dolls, purses, music records, puzzles, yarn, coloring books with crayons, French fries and potato chips.


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