Dennis "Nuts" Wirgowski

Birth: September 20th, 1947
Death: January 25th, 2014
Age: 66 years
Residence:Kawkawlin, Michigan

 Dennis A. “Nuts” Wirgowski                               

Kawkawlin, Michigan


Beloved husband, brother, uncle and friend passed away Saturday January 25, 2014. He was born in Bay City on September 20, 1947 to the late Edwin & Dorothy (Paluszak) Wirgowski.

Denny attended Purdue University during that time he was drafted by the NFL playing for the Boston Patriots, later playing for the Philadelphia Eagles. He retired from the NFL and was working for Steven Van Lines as a warehouse manager. Nuts had a smile that you could never forget and the personality that made friends the minute he said “Hey Nuts” to get your attention.

He enjoyed living on the water, watching the birds, going to football games and being out of doors playing with his dogs Coco, Barkley and Zoe.

He leaves his wife and lifelong companion of 30 years Beth, his dogs Barkley and Zoe; 2 sisters Mary Ann Wirgowski and Jeanne & Stan Cook; 2 brothers Ed& Diane Wirgowski and Nigel & Barb Wirgowski; father-in-law Charles Stewart, brother-in-laws Scott & Shirley Stewart, Mark Stewart and Johnny Paul Stewart and sister in law Amy & Dave Mocny; also several nieces and nephews and a many friends. He was preceded in death by his brother Kevin Wirgowski and mother in law Virginia Stewart.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday January 30, 2014 at 11am from St. Anne Church with Fr. Christopher M. Coman and Deacon Michael Arnold presiding. Friends may call at the Rivertown Funeral Chapel on Wednesday from 2 to 9 pm at 7 pm a Scripture service will be held at the funeral chapel. On Thursday Dennis will lie in state at the church from 10 am until time of Mass. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Bay County Humane Society.

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