Lugiewicz, Joan M., Freeland, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved mother, grandmother and sister passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Age 83. Daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Porlas) Golz, Joan was born August 7, 1926 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Edward J. Lugiewicz on June 30, 1951. He predeceased her January 19, 2006. Joan enjoyed music, playing the piano and guitar, playing bridge, spending winters in Florida, going fishing, bowling, golfing, Tiger Fan, loved a good laugh  and took special joy in her grandchildren.  Surviving are two daughters and their spouses, Kelynn and Rod Taylor, Auburn; Darci and Dean Burk, Hemlock; three grandchildren, Tiffany Thurman, Marleigh Taylor and Dax Edward Burk; her sister, Gertrude Stadnika, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. Joan was preceded in death by her sister, Ronna Gay and her brother, Ronald Golz. Funeral Service will take place 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 4, 2010 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. Joseph Schabel will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Cartwright Hospice Residence or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.