Name: Stanley Joseph Pobanz
Hometown: Owendale, Mi
Funeral Date: April 03, 2013
Date of Birth: September 25, 1924
Date of Passing: March 31, 2013
Funeral Home: Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home
The Funeral Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon, with Rev. Duane Thon officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sebewaing. Memorials may be made to Kilmanagh United Methodist Church. Memories may be shared online at meyersieckbussemafuneralhome.com VISITATION AT MEYERSIECK-BUSSEMA FUNERAL HOME, PIGEON: Tuesday, April 2 3 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 10 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m.
He is survived by four daughters, Connie Howard and Sharon Roberts (Timothy), both of Bay City, Janice Holland of Sebewaing, and Debra Eremia of Unionville; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; in-laws, Grace and Clare Finkbeiner; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters Mildred Anderson, Alice Shoemaker, and Ethel Bailey.
Stanley J. Pobanz, age 88 of Owendale, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013 at the Bay County Medical Care Facility in Bay City. Stanley was born September 25, 1924 on the family farm in Brookfield Township to John and Mae (Gregor) Pobanz. He graduated from Owendale High School in 1943. On September 17, 1949 he was united in marriage to Betty Mae Finkbeiner in Kilmanagh. The couple had been married more than 50 years when she passed away on October 10, 2001. Stanley was a farmer throughout his lifetime. He owned and operated Thumb Livestock Supplies and was a dairy cow breeder from 1961 until his retirement. He then became a hobbyest apple orchard owner. He was a member of the Farm Bureau and a life member of the Cass City F & AM. Stanley was a member of the Kilmanagh United Methodist Church. He was the last remaining member of his siblings.