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Nellie M. Szatkowski

Submitted by on February 11, 2015 – 11:04 amNo Comment

Nellie M. Szatkowski, age 94, passed away peacefully at Tendercare Alpena on Monday, February 9, 2015.

Nellie was born in Herron, MI on February 18, 1920 to the late Tellisphore and Edith (Girard) Murray. On August 6, 1938 she married Victor B. Szatkowski at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on October 13, 1990. Nellie spent her life as a homemaker raising their twelve children. She was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary and a member of the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children Victor J. (Judy) Szatkowski of FL, Francis (Sue) Szatkowski of Indian Reserve, Larry (Carolyn) Szatkowski of Alpena, Kenneth Szatkowski of Posen, Dale Szatkowski of Alpena, James Michael (Treva) Szatkowski of Alpena, Marie (Michael) Twite of Alpena, Karen Sylvester of Alpena, Joan (Richard) Mumford of Hubbard Lake, 33 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Nellie was preceded in death by her son David, two daughters Nancy Ball and Jeanette Szatkowski, six brothers Gerald, Raymond, Howard, Floyd, Bill, Art, two sisters Florence Burns, and Laureen Herbert.

Family and Friends will gather for a memorial visitation at the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Funeral Service begins with Rev. Fr. James Fitzpatrick officiating. Per her wishes she has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation.

Interment will be at the Pilgrims Rest in Bolton, Michigan.

Memorials may be made to the Food Bank at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center.