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Sher K. Muszynski

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Sher K. Muszynski of Mt. Pleasant

Passed away suddenly on June 21, 2012 at McLaren Central Michigan

 She was born in Rogers City to Phillip and Beatrice (Nowicki) Muszynski
Affiliations Sher was raised in Rogers City and graduated from Rogers City High School. She attended Mercy School of Nursing in Cadillac and Bay City, earning her nursing degree. To further her education she worked at Rogers City Hospital while attending Alpena Community College. Sher worked at CMC Hospital while attending CMU where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Education and her Master’s in Art Education Degrees. Ms. Muszynski also earned her Specialist Degree at San Miquel de Allende, Mexico. She began her teaching career at Kirksville University, Missouri and then accepted a position in Quincy, Illinois, teaching a specialized art program. In 1973 she began teaching for the Mt. Pleasant School System. Starting at the Elementary level, then completing the last 30 years at the Junior High level. Ms Muszynski had a love of teaching her students the visual arts, art history, and the wonderful possibilities the world had to offer them. She retired from teaching in June of 2010. Sher was bitten by the travel bug early in her career while backpacking through Europe. She traveled extensively with her sister and groups of students and adults on educational tours through Russia, Europe, Australia, and the Scandinavian Countries over a twenty five year span. Her interest include, antiquing, refinishing furniture, painting, and working side-by-side with her husband on their 1965 Ford Tractor at deer camp. She also loved animals and rescued dozens of stray and abandoned cats and dogs.
Survived by

Sher is survived by her husband, Dr. Daniel Kane; mother, Beatrice Muszynski of Rogers City; sister, True Muszynski of Mt. Pleasant; brother, Jeffrey Muszynski of Long Lake; mother-in-law, Suzanne (Charles) Vannorsdall of Mt. Pleasant; sisters-in-law, Patricia (Mark) Wompler of Chesterfield Township, Maureen (Max) Machuta of Traverse City, Roberta (Victor) Wezensky of Toledo, Christine (Tom) Clark of Denver and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her dad, Phillip.
& Service

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday, June 24th from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 followed by the parish wake service at 7:00 p.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz conducting. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Monday at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Stan Bereda officiating. Friends may gather at church one hour prior to Mass. A memorial service will take place in Mt. Pleasant at a later date.

Burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Humane Animal Treatment Society (H.A.T.S.) 1105 S. Isabella Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 or St. Ignatius Catholic School, 545 S. Third Street, Rogers City, MI 49779. Online condolences may be addressed to www.beckfuneralhome.org.