Biskup, Loraine M., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012 at her home. Age 93 years. The daughter of the late John and Victoria (Novak) Kowalski, Loraine was born August 31, 1918 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Stanley J. Biskup on May 25, 1940. He predeceased her January 14, 1994. Loraine was a past member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and a current member of St. Josaphat Catholic Church and the League of Catholic Women. She was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers, reading and gardening. Loraine cherished the time she spent with her family and friends. Surviving are one son and one daughter, Ron and Sue Biskup, Brighton; Patricia Leachman, Saginaw; four grandchildren, Chris (Kami) Leachman, Scott Leachman and his fiancée April Johnson, Chad Leachman and Bryan (Kim) Biskup; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; one sister, Rita Howley, Saginaw; one brother, Ronald and Ramona Kowalski, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. Loraine was preceded in death by a son-in-law, John A. Leachman, a granddaughter, Lisa Biskup and by three sisters and one brother, Virginia Brefka, Lucille Raft, Jerald Kowalski and Romaine Ankoviak. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Josaphat Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Ronald Dombrowski will officiate with interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Friday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and at St. Josaphat Catholic Church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. There will be a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression may wish to consider memorials to the Lisa Biskup Organ and Tissue Donor Foundation.