Powada, Gerald D., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Age 69 years. Son of the late Frank and Helen (Gilbaga) Powada, Gerald was born April 2, 1944 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Ruth A. Rohn on February 8, 1964. She survives him. Gerald was employed by Eaton Manufacture for 35 years retiring in 2000. He was a member of Pulaski Hall. Gerald enjoyed golfing, bowling, going to the casino and especially spending time with the family. Surviving besides his wife Ruth are two daughters, Kim and Brian Kaufman, Kelly and Tom Morden; four grandchildren, Ryan, Austin, Todd and Taylor; one sister, Evelyn Kusowski; several nieces and nephews. Gerald was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, April 12, 2013 at noon at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor William Hessler will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Heartland Hospice or the family’s wishes. www.snowfuneralhome.net