December 2018

Frederick Lewis Thom- December 30, 2018 (originally posted)

Passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018. Age 70 years.

He was born on July 4, 1948, son of the late Leo and Noni (Purchase) Thom, in Saginaw. Fred married Betty Wachowicz on June 19, 1976. She survives him. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Fred retired as a Truck Driver from Copco Paper Company after many years of service. (for more information click here.)

Barbara G. Bullinger- December 29, 2018 (originally posted)

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at Covenant Medical Center Cooper. Age 84 years. The daughter of the late Walter and Victoria (Sny) Frost, Barbara was born September 28, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. Barb married LeRoy Schneidmiller on August 1, 1954. He predeceased her January 11, 1993. She then married Michael J. Bullinger on October 11, 2002. He predeceased her March 7, 2018. Barb was employed at Saginaw General Hospital in medical transcriptions for 25 years until her retirement. (for more information click here.)

Mary Louise (Donnelly) Birkham- December 21, 2018 (originally posted)

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Stone Crest Assisted Living. Age 92 years. The daughter of the late Peter and Florence (Stitt) Donnelly, Mary was born June 5, 1926 in Allen, Michigan. She earned her Degree in Journalism from Marygrove College in Detroit and her Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of Michigan. She married George A. Birkam, Jr., on April 28, 1951. He predeceased her February 6, 2013. Mary was employed at Detroit Catholic Central High School in Redford, Michigan until her retirement. (for more information click here.)

Anna O'Leary- December 12, 2018 (originally posted)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Saginaw Senior Care and Rehab Center. She was 91 years old. Anna M. Lundquist was a triplet born January 13, 1927 in Grand Marais, MI to the late Alfred and Mabel F. (Hatfield) Lundquist. Ann came to Saginaw when she was 26 years old. She married Robert O’Leary on December 5, 1975 in Saginaw, Michigan, he preceded her in death on November 4, 1999. Ann was a faithful member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. (for more information click here.)

Ronald Swanson- December 8, 2018 (originally posted)

Passed away December 2, 2018. Age 54 years.

The son of the Nancy Katherine (Nass) and the late Robert Andrew Swanson was born July 3, 1964 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was of the Catholic Faith. He loved music and had played in a band. He enjoyed his motorcycle, sports and was an avid Detroit Tigers and Lions fan. (for more information click here.)