Ware, Brian Michael, Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend passed away suddenly on Friday, September 2, 2011, at Covenant – Cooper. Age 44 years. Brian was born October 27, 1966, in Saginaw, the son of George and Rose Mary (Licavoli) Ware. He graduated from Swan Valley High School with the Class of 1984. He had been employed by Swan Valley Schools as a custodian at Havens Elementary School for the past twelve years. He was an avid bowler and also an avid sports fan, especially NASCAR and the Detroit Red Wings. He married Stephanie K. Thompson on June 20, 1992; she survives him. He also leaves his parents, George and Rose Mary Ware; a sister, Lori Ware-Hafner and her husband John Hafner, and their children, John, Sammy and Alyssa; his mother-in-law, Mary Ann Wheatley; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John and Shannon Thompson, and their children, Elisha, Jonathan and Shelbe; Stephanie and Simeon Hinsey and their son Sammy; many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was predeceased by his father-in-law, Clyde Wheatley. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, where his family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and then from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of service. Rev. Fr. Joseph Schabel will officiate with burial in Richland Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may consider the family wishes. www.casefuneralhome.com