Skrelunas, Elizabeth J., Saginaw Township, Michigan

Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 29, 2011. Age 97 years. Elizabeth J. Udvare was born July 4, 1914 in Chicago, IL to Frank and Elizabeth (Ronitiz) Udvare. She married Vetol Skrelunas on December 31, 1934 in Paris, IL. He predeceased her on Nov. 22, 1988. Mrs. Skrelunas was a ten year resident of Shattuck Manor. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star Martha Washington Chapter, and had worked for Winklemanís of Saginaw for many years. She volunteered her time for more than 15 years at Saginaw General Hospital Auxiliary. Surviving are one son and one daughter; Donald (Sharon) Skrelunas of Brighton and Marlene (Bill McQuillen) Mauch of Saginaw, five grandchildren; Donald Skrelunas, David (Linda) Skrelunas, George Jr. (Clare) Mauch, Stephen (Chris) Mauch, and Ellen (Bob) Brown, and ten great grandchildren. Elizabeth was predeceased by two sisters and five brothers. Funeral service will take place on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road. Rev. Robert Lakey will officiate with interment to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends and family are welcome to gather at the funeral home on Sunday, August 7 from noon to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on Monday one hour before the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings are suggested to Hospice of Hope or the charity of choice.