Chevrolet Engineering Retirees Club
2017 Death Notices
Age 76, resident of Washington Township,passed away on February 6, 2017.She was
born on April 7, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Leonard and Mary Louise Giroux.
A member of St. Kieran Catholic Church, The Cane and Able Stroke Club, a loyal Detroit
Tiger Fan. Beloved Wife of Bill. Loving Mother of Tom (Lori) Large and Kim (Kurt)
Couture. Proud Grandmother of Grace, Claire, Meghan, and Robert. Dear Sister of
Richard (Dodie) Giroux, Robert (Paulette) Giroux, Carol (Bob) Pattyn, Josette Taylor,
and Cathy (Keith) Woloszyk. "A Celebration of Life" Service at the Wm Sullivan and Son
Funeral Home 8459 Hall Road (3 Blks E. of Van Dyke) Utica; Sunday, February 19 from
3pm until time of service at 4pm. In Lieu of flowers, donations to American Heart
Association. Please share a memory at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mary Large please visit our Sympathy
Kay Pauly, age 75, of Imlay City died Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Henry Ford Hospital
in Detroit, Michigan. Kay Thelma Kintzel was born March 9, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio.
She is the daughter of the late Alvin Frederick and the late Florence Themor (Bream)
Kintzel. She grew up in Lakewood, Ohio and is a 1959 graduate of Lakewood High
School. She married Edward L Pauly on March 13, 1970 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Kay
and Ed lived in Shelby Twp., Michigan before moving to the Imlay City area in 1976. On
January 8, 2017, Kay and Ed renewed their wedding vows at St. Paul Lutheran Church
in Imlay City. Kay was employed at Cleveland Bank and Trust before getting married.
She was a homemaker, raising their family. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran
Church and participated in the bell choir, choir, and altar guild. Kay was the past
president of the Imlay City Athletic Boosters from 1980 – 1990 and a member of: Casa
Maria Guild, Red Hatters, and the Imlay City Historical Museum. Kay is survived by her
husband: Edward Pauly; daughter: Deborah (Joseph Manson) Pauly of Shanghai, China;
three sons: Andrew (Kristi) Pauly of Royal Oak, MI, Thomas (Stephanie) Pauly of
Clarkston, MI and Matthew Pauly of Rochester Hills, MI; two brothers: Alvin Kintzel of
Brecksville, OH and Robert (Bette) Kintzel of Brecksville, OH; four grandchildren:
Benjamin, Kayla, Tyler, Ethan; and two nephews: Robert Kintzel, Jr. and Daniel Pauly.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Alvin and Florence Kintzel. A memorial
service will be held 10:00 am, Saturday, February 11, 2017 at St. Paul's Lutheran
Church, 200 N. Cedar St., Imlay City, MI. Pastor Alan Casillas will officiate. The family
will be available for visitation 4 pm - 8 pm, Friday, February 10, 2017 at Muir Brothers
Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Those wishing to make
a memorial contribution, may direct them to:
Imlay City High School Athletic Booster Fund
c/o Laurie Stoey
1001 Norlin Drive
Imlay City, MI 48444.
EDMUND F. passed away quietly at Celebration Hospital, Celebration Florida on
January 29, 2017 after a long illness. He leaves his wife Claudia and six daughters;
Susan, Pamela, Martha, Lydia, Monica and Alicia. Nine grandchildren: Amy, Sarah,
Jennifer, Heather, Lindsey, Holly, Curtis, Cecilia and Bridget. He is predeceased in
death by Margaret and his parents Sabina and Valentine. He is also survived by his
brother Donald and sister in law Joyce and many friends. Edmund was formerly a
graphic design engineer for General Motors Technical Center, member of the Knights
of Columbus, The Polish Century Club of Sterling Heights, The Model A Club of
Clermont, Florida, and affiliated with University Presbyterian Church of Rochester Hills
and Our Lady Queen of The Universe, Orlando Florida. Memorial Service Saturday,
March 4, 2017 at University Presbyterian Church, Rochester Hills
ALICE J. Age 84, March 3rd, 2017, born March 27, 1932. Beloved wife of Dennis A.
Davis for 63 years. Loving mother of Sheryl, Keith, and Mark Davis. Dearest grandmother
of Adam, Amanda, Joy, and Jordan. Alice earned a bachelor's degree from Wayne State
University, master's degree from Oakland University, and taught special education at
Wiley Elementary in Utica Community Schools. She was an avid reader and a frequent
patron of Shelby Township Library. She was a patient, loving wife and homemaker, who
maintained a positive outlook-never complaining, ever appreciative. Supporting her family
while overcoming many health challenges, she always put the needs of others before her
own. We, her family, will forever cherish in our hearts and memories her thoughtful kind
words and deeds. Her ashes will be interred in the Memorial Gardens at St. Thomas
Community Presbyterian Church where Alice was a charter member and sang in the choir
from the charter until her death. Alice is greatly missed by her family and all who had the
pleasure and privilege of knowing her. There will be a memorial service at St. Thomas
Community Presbyterian Church at 55355 Mound Road, Shelby Township, MI 48316, on
Saturday March 18th, at 11:00 a.m. followed by a luncheon at the church. Visitation prior
to the service will start at 10:00 a.m. Should you care to honor Alice's memory, a
charitable contribution to Salvation Army will be appreciated.
Malcolm 'Mal' Sparks passed away on Thursday March 9 at the Tiffin House
Care Facility in Georgetown, Texas. I received the attached article from his wife,
Connie. Mal was 83.
STEPHEN JOSEPH SEINER
January 8, 1935 – April 18, 2017
Stephen Joseph Seiner, 82 of Troy, MI passed away April 18, 2017. He died
peacefully in the presence of his family. Steve was born January 8, 1935 in Dearborn
to Stephen and Sophia (Len) Seiner. He was the eldest of two siblings. Steve received
his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Lawrence Institute of
Technology and earned a master's degree from Chrysler Institute. His professional
career began at age eight when he worked as a newspaper delivery boy earning $5 a
week. He later moved on to Chrysler Defense for 2 years before becoming an
engineer for General Motors for 42 years. During his tenure at GM, he had the
opportunity to travel to various parts of the United States and the world, and he was
heavily involved in assisting the company with operations in both Mexico and China.
Prior to his work at General Motors, he briefly served in the U.S. Army.He married the
love of his life, Alice Ann Preczewski, on August 22, 1959. The couple met at a dance
where Steve was playing in the band. He wooed his wife with his masterful accordion
skills, and the two went on to make beautiful music together for 57 years. He was
extraordinarily proud of his three children, Marcie Johnson (Royce), Stephen (Tiziana),
and Joseph (Megan) and absolutely adored his seven grandchildren, Matthew,
Stephen, and Eric Johnson, Simone, and Jude Seiner, and Joseph and Mary Elizabeth
Seiner. In addition to his immediate family, he is survived by many nieces and
He was an avid baseball card collector and loved traveling to Burt Lake to fish in the
great outdoors. He and Alice rescued many basset hounds throughout their lives
(although he would say that the bassets rescued him). He loved reading about history
and always enjoyed a good mystery novel. Steve also loved listening to various types
of music, and always had a particular affinity for Elvis Presley with whom he shared
the exact same birthday.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his one brother, Gerald.
A visitation will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Troy, Michigan on
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:30 am. Visitation at church begins at 10 am. A Mass of
Christian Burial will immediately follow at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be sent to the Michigan Humane Society, http://www.michiganhumane.
org/donate/tributes/, 30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025,