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Blondine Gertrude Smolinski

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Blondine Gertrude Smolinski, 76, of 2689 U.S. 23 South, Alpena, passed away at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.
Blondine was born December 31, 1937 in Alpena to the late Stanley Walter and Mary Ann (Piaskowski) Dziesinski.  On May 14, 1960 she married Norman Smolinski at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena.  Blondine was employed by the County of Alpena from 1957 through 2000 in the Clerk’s Office and was the Alpena County Clerk from January 1, 1989 until retiring June 30, 2000.
Mrs. Smolinski was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Michigan County Clerks Association, Alpena Golf Club, Alpena Country Club, and enjoyed wintering with her husband Norm in Apache Junction, Arizona since 2001.
Surviving are her husband, Norman: 3 children, Gina (Matt) Moorman of Caledonia, Brad Smolinski (Dawn Riopelle) of Rhodes, Kristina (G.R.) Schrotenboer of Geneva, IL; 6 grandchildren, Monica, Ryan, and Tyler Moorman, Faith Egan Smolinski, Zachary and Kristen Schrotenboer; sister, Geraldine Weide; sister-in-law, Lois Dziesinski; brother & sister-in-law, Ed (Donna) Smolinski, sister-in-law, June Smolinski and many special nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death was a brother, Stanley Dziesinski Jr.
Memorial visitation will be Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at St. Anne Catholic Church from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon.  Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12 noon with the Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating.
Memorials:  St. Anne Building Fund