Gradowski, B. Anne
South Branch, Michigan
(Formerly of Bay City)
Anne passed away late Monday morning February 11, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her family. Age 53 years. The daughter of Gloria (Bacon) and the late Edward Zielinski was born January 15, 1960 in Bay City where she resided most of her life. She is survived by her husband Richard J. Gradowski, three sons and step-daughter; Todd Daeschlein, Jesse and Stacy Daeschlein, Glenn and Ashley Daeschlein, Mary Reinhardt, six grandchildren; Allen and Katie Reinhardt, Shelby McBride, Contessa and Marcus Daeschlein and Emily Gradowski, her mother Gloria Zielinski, two sisters Carolyn Hessler, also a special friend to Anne, and her husband Jerry Hessler and Crystal and Scott Smith, her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her father; Edward Zielinski and brother Stephen Zielinski. She retired from Bay City Public School System as school bus driver and was the former president of the Steelworkers Local # 3280. Anne was a Certified Little League Umpire and was active at Northwest Little League as well as Pony League. She enjoyed cooking, crafts and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and family. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Beverly Zorn and Heartland Hospice for the kind and compassionate care they extended to Anne and her family during the time they cared for her.
Funeral Services will take place Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gephart Funeral Home, Inc. Officiating will be Rev. Bobby Price. The Committal Service will take place in the spring at Curtis Township Cemetery in Alcona County. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Thursday from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m., and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. and until the time of service. Memorial cards for the “Wishes of the Family” will be available at the funeral home.