Rydel Sr, Frank Edward, Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved father passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Hospital. Age 78 years. Son of the late John and Feliksa (Lotys) Rydel, Frank was born June 27, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Nichols. He then married Jennie Sewell . She predeceased him February 17, 1998. Frank was employed at General Motors for 35 years retiring in 1991. Frank enjoyed hunting, fishing and especially spending time with his family and friends. Surviving are two sons, Frank E. Rydel Jr., Altamonte Springs, Florida; John P. Rydel and his fiancée, Kimberly Wright, Saginaw; his grandchildren, Shae’liha Woodley, Flushing; Steven Woodley, Swartz Creek; Craig Woodley, Holly; Angie Chalender; Frank’s loving companion, Margo J. Doty, Saginaw; one step-daughter, Linda Woodley, Flushing; his first wife, Mary and Charlie Dowdy, Houghton Lake; a brother-in-law, Louis and Katherine Nichols, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. Frank was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Elizabeth Rydel and twelve brothers and sisters. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. John S. Sarge will officiate. Honoring Mr. Rydel’s wishes cremation will follow. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to family wishes. www.snowfuneralhome.net