Name: Walter Zawilinski
Hometown: Cass City, MI
Funeral Date: January 31, 2014
Date of Birth: March 02, 1920
Date of Passing: January 26, 2014
Funeral Home: Kranz Funeral Home
Memorial Service will be held 12:00p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014 in St. Pancratius Catholic Church with Sr. Maria Dina Puddu MC officiating. Interment will take place in Elkland Township Cemetery in the spring. Memorials may be made to United Hospice of Marlette Residence Center of St. Pancratius Catholic Church. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com. Visitation: 10a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, January 31 2014 in St Pancratius Catholic Church - Cass City.
Walter is survived by his wife, Agnes; son, Fred (Anna) Zawilinski of Painesville, OH; grandchildren - Megan, Kateri, Sarah; sister in law, Marge Zawilinski; Agnes' family: Mary Kubacki of Ubly, Florence (Norman) Briolat of Romeoville, IL, Evelyn Schadd of Filion, Robert (Sue) Van Erp of Bad Axe, William (Kay) Van Erp of Canton Township and Carol Van Erp of Bad Axe. He was Uncle Wally to many nieces and nephews. Walter is preceded in death by siblings; Bruno (Martha) Zawilinski, John Zawilinski, Martin (Virginia) Zawilinski, Frances (jack) Hrabec; nephews: Jerry Zawilinski, Pete Zawilinski, Philip Zawilinski. Agnes' siblings: Marcella (W.J.)) Campbell, Dorothy (Robert) Schmidt, Joseph Van Erp, Albert (RuthAnn) Van Erp, Albert Kubacki, Earl Schadd.
Walter Zawlinski, 93, of Cass City, died following a short illness Sunday, January 26, 2014 in United Hospice of Marlette Residence Center, Marlette. He was born March 2, 1920 in Hamtramck to Joseph and Mary (Philipowicz) Zawilinski. He married Agnes C. Van Erp February 8, 1964 in Columbkille Catholic Church of Ubly. Walter worked various construction jobs before buying the Cass Tavern which he ran with his brother, Martin over 30 years. In his younger years Walter enjoyed boating and fishing with nieces and nephews. Walter also enjoyed gardening.