Grzenia Jr., Walter L., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Friday, October 8, 2010 at Covenant HealthCare Harrison Campus. Age 70 years. Son of the late Walter and Rose (Elisech) Grzenia, Walter was born June 27, 1940 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Bonnie L. Mertz, his loving wife of 50 years, on August 27, 1960. She survives him. Walter was employed as a machine operator for Saginaw Steering Gear. He enjoyed archery, hunting, fishing and playing cards with his family. Surviving besides his wife Bonnie are his daughter, Kimberley and James Rogers, Saginaw; his son, Robert and Carole Grzenia, Richville; three grandchildren, Nicole Grzenia and her fiancé Nathan Kern, Chelsea Grzenia and Codey Rogers; one sister, Lillian and Gomer Cramton, Lapeer; two brothers-in-law, Jack and Vickie Herrick, Rapid River, Michigan; Earl Barbel, Wisconsin; several nieces and nephews. Walter was preceded in death by his sister, Joan Barbel. Funeral Service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. David L. Parsch will officiate. A private burial service will take place in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Salvation Army or Saginaw Humane Society.