Sobkowiak, Doris Ann, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Friday, October 7, 2011 at Meadow View Manor. Age 94 years. The daughter of the late Earl and Aulby (Surgeson) Wells, Doris was born December 10, 1916 in Toledo, Ohio. She married Roman Sobkowiak on August 21, 1937. He predeceased her July 6, 2004. Doris was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, its choir and served as past President of its Altar Society and Parent Teachers Association. For many years, Doris was a member of the Germania choir, the Washington Club, U.A.W. Local #699 Retirees and Ss. Peter & Paul Senior Citizens. She was a perpetual member of the League of Catholic Women. Doris enjoyed singing, dancing, bowling, reading and loved to whistle. Most of all, Doris loved being with her family. Surviving are two sons and one daughter, Ronald Sobkowiak, West Branch; Janet and Robert Sandon, Saginaw; Michael and Lori Sobkowiak, Freeland; a daughter-in-law, Karen Sobkowiak, Saginaw; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Doris was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Wells. Doris’ family extends their gratitude and appreciation to Meadow View Manor for the loving care they provided to Doris for the last seven years. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. John R. Johnson will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Hospice of Hope or Meadow View Manor.