Wazny, Andrew (Andy), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday January 25, 2011 at his home. Age 96 years; Andy was born January 28, 1914 in Buffalo, NY. He was married to Elsie Braeutigam in 1935 in Reese; she preceded him in death in 2005. Andy owned and operated an eavestroughing business retiring in 1976. He enjoyed golfing, working outside and spending time with his family. He will be remembered for his pioneering spirit and ingenuity. Andy showed great respect for our earth and its resources in every aspect of the way he lived. His welcoming bright smile and smiling eyes always lit up a room when he entered. Surviving are 6 daughters and 3 sons; Dorothy Michalski and Alan (Shirley) Wazny all of Saginaw, Marilyn (John) Wolf, Clearwater, FL, JoAnn (George) Herzog, Orlando, FL, Patricia (Paul) Moore, Lake Mary, FL, James (Susan) Wazny, Chuluota, FL, Andrea (Bill) Kempf, Myrtle Beach, S.C., William (Joyce) Wazny, Phoenix, AZ and Julie (Rob) Berton, Raleigh, N.C., 32 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren, 2 sisters; Julia Beeckman and Berniece (Joe) Smigiel , sister-in-law, Anna Wazny and many nieces and nephews. Andy was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Birney and 6 brothers; John, Michael, Alex, Stanley, Matthew and Chester. The family will celebrate his life on his 97th birthday, Friday, January 28, 2011 with a Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 612 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, MI. Fr. Ronald Wagner will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Andy’s family will greet visitors at the church on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Arrangements entrusted to Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 989-652-9991. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to VNA Hospice or St. Andrew Catholic Church. www.cederbergfh.com