May 2021

Kathleen Sue (Greko) "Kathy" Ray

Our courageous, caring, fun loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and dear friend passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, May 14, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Kathy was 70 years old. Kathleen Sue Greko was born on April 8, 1951 in Saginaw, MI to the late Edward Andrew and Leona G. (DeJournett) Greko. She attended Arthur Hill High School, graduating in 1969. Kathy furthered her education at Delta College, while serving as a co-op at St. Mary's Hospital. While she was at Delta, Kathy met her husband, R. Michael Ray, and they were married on April 28, 1972 in Merrill. (click here for more information)

Francesca Margaret Lucio

Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 in Salem, Virginia. She was 89 years old. Francesca Margaret Espinoza was born in Coleman, Michigan on July 31, 1931. She is the daughter of Richard Espinoza and Delores Luna. She married Toribio “Toby” Garcia Lucio on December 29th, 1956 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Saginaw, MI. He preceded her in death on September 25th, 2007. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and enjoyed participating with the League of Catholic Women. (click here for more information)

Thomas B. Atkins Sr.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. Age 80 years. Son of the late Dale and Marie (Stuhlmacher) Atkins, Thomas was born September 5, 1940 in Gary, Indiana. He proudly served in the U.S. Army for 11 years and was a member of American Legion Post #439 and D.A.V. He married the love of his life, Donna L. Gawron, on February 16, 1980. She survives him. (click here for more information)

Dorothy Ruth Hammerbacher

Dorothy Ruth Hammerbacher, beloved matriarch, devoted friend, and quiet humorist passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 6, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was 97 years old. (click here for more information)

John Lee Golden

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend went home to be with his Lord, Sunday, May 2, 2021. Age 80 years and 4 days. John was born on April 28, 1941 to the late John H. and Elizabeth M. (Letts-Johnson) Golden in Saginaw, Michigan. He attended school in St. Charles. John joined the Navy in 1962 and became an Airedale (airplane mechanic), splitting his four-year enlistment between the East and West coasts. He married his childhood sweetheart, Sandra Lee Diem on August 1, 1964 in Saginaw. (click here for more information)