Gaus, Cristy Lynn, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Monday, January 10, 2011. Age 29 years. The daughter of Sharon (Ralph) and James Grotkowski was born December 18, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married the love of her life, Dave J. Gaus, June 25, 2005. He survives her. She was a graduate of Delta College in business and had been employed by Bed, Bath and Beyond and currently by Chemical Bank. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and enjoyed all out-of-doors activities including camping, kayaking, boating and crafts. Most of all she enjoyed her family and friends. Surviving besides her husband and parents, are her precious daughter, Chelsea Lynn, born December 16, 2010. Also surviving are her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Deborah (Winters) and John Gaus, Saginaw, MI; her sister and brother-in-law, Shelly and Jason Burk, Texas; her brothers-in-law, Joe and Julie Gaus; Scott Gaus and his fiancé, Melissa; her nieces and nephews, Meadow and Claire Burk; Drake and Raven Gaus; her grandmothers, Evelyn Grotkowski and Katherine Winters; several cousins, other relatives and many friends. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 13, 2011, at Peace Lutheran Church, 3427 Adams Ave., at Mackinaw. Rev. Paul Hinz will officiate. Friends may call at the W.L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00-5:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday and on Thursday at the Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a fund to be set up for Chelsea’s education. www.casefuneralhome.com