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  • Mary Alice LeFevre
    Posted Jun 4, 2019, 10:18 AM by Angela Sielinski
  • Wallis J. Reid
    Wallis J. Reid

    Beloved father and grandfather passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019 at Shields Comfort Care. Age 81 years. The son of the late Margaret M. (Schmidt) Reid, Wally was born on May 23, 1938 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Mary Margaret Henkel on September 23, 1961. She predeceased him on March 12, 2015. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps from 1955 to 1959 and then was in the Marine Corps Reserve from 1959 to 1961. Wally was employed as a Security and Safety Officer for Hemlock Semiconductor for 30 years. For more than 50 years Wally, alongside his wife Mary, entertained the Great Lakes Bay Region with magic. Wally was well known in the Magic Entertainment Business and performed at many local venues, children parties and retirement communities. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Magicians and Society of American Magicians for over 35 years. While still working for HSC, Wally was the inspiration of “Magic of Reading”, a program that was developed to help and promote school age children to read with the use of magic. Wally was the recipient of two time national award winner for best illusion through the Linking Ring Magazine and was featured as inventor of the year with MUM Magazine. Over many years, he wrote two books on illusions and stage magic and still had one unpublished manuscript.

    Surviving are his children, Sherrie (Terry) Lich, Saginaw; James (Eric Singer) Singer- Reid, Greensboro, North Carolina; Christopher (Missy Weaver) Reid, Canton; two grandchildren, John Joseph Lich and London Reid; a niece, Debra Van Aelst. Wally was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald R. Reid.

    Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd. Fr. Peter Gaspeny will officiate. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery with Military Honors rendered. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Saginaw City Rescue Mission.
     
    Posted May 28, 2019, 9:33 AM by Angela Sielinski
  • Gerald A. Sieggreen MD
    Gerald Allen Sieggreen MD

    SIEGGREEN, Gerald Allen of Saginaw, Michigan. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away on Monday, May 20, 2019, at his daughter’s home with his family at his side. He was 80 years old. Gerald Allen Sieggreen was born at his home on July 27, 1938 in Carrollton, Michigan to the late Emil and Anna (Wojcik) Sieggreen. He was raised in Carrollton and attended Arthur Hill High School, Bay City Junior College, and Wayne State University where he received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1963. He married Alice Marie Wolohan on August 19, 1961 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Birch Run. She passed away, April 20, 2011. Gerald devoted his life to his family, friends, and his medical profession. Gerald Sieggreen joined Women’s OB-GYN in 1970, where he worked until his retirement in 2012. After receiving his medical degree, he served as Captain in the Medical Corps U.S. Army, from 1964-1966, during the Vietnam War as a surgeon in a MASH unit. Gerald was an assistant clinical professor at Michigan State University and was also a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. His patients, family, and friends remember his gentle smile, sense of humor, and calm nature. He especially enjoyed exercise, golfing, and playing cards. Surviving are his children: John Sieggreen, Anna Sieggreen-Beins, Angela O'Hare, Mary Alice (Stephen) Dombrowski and his 11 grandchildren: Alicia, Charlotte (Sam) Wells, Henry, Emily, Hunter, Helen, Isabelle, Walter, John, Allison, and Marilyn. FUNERAL: Gerry’s Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd. Rev. Fr. Robert Byrne will officiate. Rite of Committal will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Military honors under the auspices of V.F.W. Post #1859 at 2:00 p.m. VISITATION: Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Rd. Saginaw, on Wednesday evening 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A “Time of Remembrance” will take place on Wednesday evening at 8:00 p.m. Gerald will lie in state at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Saginaw Valley Rail Trail or the Saginaw County Medical Society. www.casefuneralhome.com
    Posted May 20, 2019, 11:30 AM by Angela Sielinski
  • Robert M. Dunn
    Robert M. Dunn

    Passed away Friday, May 3, 2019, at the age of 77 years.

    Bob was born June 25, 1941, in Saginaw, the son of the late Harold and Evelyn (Lang) Dunn. He married Ruth Ann Matuzak August 27, 1960; she survives him. He retired from General Motors in 2003, after many years of service. He was an active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, where he was a member of the ushers group, the guitar group, the Befrienders ministry, and the Knights of Columbus Council #8808 He served on the Board of Directors of the Holy Spirit Parish Credit Union. Bob was a member of the Shields Men’s Club and was a blood donor for many years.
    Surviving are his beloved wife, Ruth Ann; three children: Rev. Rebecca Dunn, Saginaw; Stephen (JoAnn) Dunn, Saginaw; Timothy Dunn, Bay City; two grandchildren, Alexandra and Wesley; one brother, Michael Dunn, Saginaw; two sisters, Kathy (Tom) Smith, Saginaw; Vickie Sochacki, Bay City; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Michael Matuzak, Pat (Paula) Matuzak, Jeffrey (Karla) Matuzak, Lisa (Robert) White; many nephews, nieces and friends. He was predeceased by a sister-in-law and brother-in—law, Diane and Edward Premo.

    Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd. Rev. Fr. Peter Gaspeny will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Rd., from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, where the Knights of Columbus Council #8808 will pray the Rosary at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday and where a parish Vigil service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. Family and friends may then call at the church on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of funeral Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Holy Spirit Parish or the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Michigan Chapter, Midland Office. www.casefuneralhome.com
    Posted May 6, 2019, 9:58 AM by Angela Sielinski
  • Dorothy Jean (Wurtzel) Murin
    Dorothy Jean   (Wurtzel) Murin

    Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at St. Francis Home of Saginaw. She was 92 years old. Dorothy Jean Wurtzel was born on March 30, 1927 in Thomas Township, to the late Edward and Anna (McInnis) Wurtzel. She was a proud graduate of Arthur Hill High School. Dorothy married the love of her life, Joseph Robert Murin, on July 16, 1949, in Saginaw; he preceded her in death on September 8, 1989. She was a faithful member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church where she volunteered with the altar society and funeral luncheons. Dorothy had a servant’s heart and would often volunteer at Covenant HealthCare. She enjoyed crocheting afghans making many beautiful ones for all her grandchildren. Above all, Dorothy loved and cherished her family, especially her grandchildren. She will forever be remembered for her kind, loving and gentle spirit. 

    Surviving are three sons and two daughters: Theodore (Caleen) Murin of Saginaw Township; Anne (Gordon) Jankens of Bay City; Jane (Edward) Thom of Freeland; Joseph (Bonnie) Murin of Freeland; John (Stephanie) Murin of Freeland; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Catherine Wurtzel of Scotts; Irene Waier of Saginaw Township; Also surviving are many beloved nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. 

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph R. Murin; brothers and sisters: Mary Healander, Fred Wurtzel, Alice MacRae, Edmund Wurtzel, Arthur Wurtzel, Kathryn Kossak, twin brother, Donald Wurtzel, Joseph Wurtzel, and Philip Wurtzel; two brothers-in-law: John Murin and Steve Murin. 

    A Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Road. Rev. Fr. Peter J. Gaspeny will officiate. Rite of Committal will follow in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Dorothy will lie in state at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
    Posted May 6, 2019, 5:17 AM by Angela Sielinski
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