William A. Szwed
William A. Szwed age 66, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 in Auburndale, Florida following his ongoing battle with cancer. He was born in Bay City, MI on November 28, 1946 to the late Anthony Szwed and Noralee (Lester) Ahrens. He enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family and was always living for the moment. He had a delightful sense of humor and was very generous with his fun loving nature. He will be sadly missed by all of those who had an opportunity to know him.
William is survived by his wife Kathy whom he married on January 25, 1980. Also surviving is his daughter Michelle(Chris) Pauls; three step-children Kimberly (David) Buchalski, Mark Kraska & fiancé Bonnie Deering and Nick Kraska; two grandsons Kyle and Jacob Buchalski; brother Joe (Sandy) Szwed; three sisters Sandy (Pat) French, Peggy (Rodger) Cheek and Loralie Reinhart; Uncle John (Margret) Szwed; mother-in-law Lorina Rosenbrock; brother in-laws Bill (Bunny) Rosenbrock, Alvin (Eileen) Rosenbrock, Elmer (Gail) Rosenbrock, Pudge (Kelly) Rosenbrock; sister in-laws Julieann Rosenbrock, Chris (Tom) Boetefuer, Jeanie (Jerry) Wittkopp, Mary (Tom) Idzior and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son John Szwed, aunt & uncle Floyd and Marcella Swincicki, father in-law Herbert Rosenbrock and brother in-law Delbert Rosenbrock. A celebration of William’s life will be held Saturday February 9, 2013 at 3 pm from the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home with Kathy Bersano presiding. At Bill’s request cremation has taken place with inurnment at Floral Gardens Masoleum. Family will greet friends from 1 pm until time of services.