Stadnika, Gertrude (Trudy) J., Saginaw, Michigan

Loving mother and grandmother passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Saginaw Geriatrics Home. Age 86 years. Daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Porlas) Golz, Trudy was born March 14, 1925 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Edward Stadnika in 1947. He predeceased her in 2002. Trudy was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed gardening, bowling, bingo and playing cards. Surviving are one daughter, three sons and their spouses, E. Ronald and Beatrice Stadnika, Novi; Dianne and Joseph Hudson, Henderson, Nevada; Robert and Lori Stadnika, Saginaw; David and Shani Stadnika, Shelby Twp.; six grandchildren, Kirk, Jessica, Abby, Zachary, Anna and Matthew; many nieces and nephews. Trudy was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters, Ronnie Golz, Ronna Gay and Joan Lugiewicz. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road(between Shattuck and McCarty). Chaplain Jerry Larkin will officiate with entombment in Oakwood Memorial Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home, where the family will be present on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Southern Care Hospice.