Kostrzewa, Floyd F., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at his home. Age 94 years. Son of the late John and Agnes (Nowaczyk) Kostrzewa, Floyd was born April 3, 1920 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Irma F. Machul, his loving wife of 64 years, on October 21, 1950. She survives him. Floyd served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member of V.F.W. Post #1859. He was employed by General Motors Steering Gear Plant #2 for 17 years retiring in March of 1985. Floyd and his brother were owners of Kostrzewa Grocery and Meat Market and were known for their Kostrzewa’s Polish Sausage. Floyd was a former member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Queen of the Holy Rosary Church and SS. Simon and Jude Catholic Church where for many years he enjoyed singing in their choir and was currently a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Floyd also enjoyed going to his grandchildren’s sporting events and wouldn’t miss watching or listening to the Tigers, Pistons and Lions Games and enjoyed dancing. Floyd was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #4232 and Polish Falcons of America. Surviving besides his wife Irma are three daughters and three sons, Kathryn and Douglas Anderson, John and Joanne Kostrzewa, Margaret and Joseph Harrington, Thomas and Mary Kostrzewa, Andrew and Kathleen Kostrzewa, Anne and Kevin Collins; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and an angel on the way; his brother, John and Jennie Kostrzewa; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dorothy Machul, Mary Machul, Ann Machul, Joseph and Lucille Machul, Marion and Mary Ann Rytlewski; many nieces and nephews. Floyd was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Rita Kostrzewa. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Richard Bokinskie will officiate. Burial will take place in Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Military Services conducted by V.F. W. Post #1859. 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 the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. The Knights of Columbus Council #4232 will pray the Rosary at 3:00 p.m. Friday and a Vigil Service will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or charity of your choice. www.snowfuneralhome.net