Phyllis Talaski

Birth: March 29th, 1932
Death: May 5th, 2018
Age: 86 years
Residence:Bad Axe

Phyllis Talaski, age 86, of Bad Axe, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Courtney Manor Nursing Facility in Bad Axe.

Phyllis was born on March 29, 1932 in Harbor Beach, daughter of the late Sylvester and Helen (Groll) Goniwicha.  She married Archie Talaski on September 17, 1949 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rapson.

Phyllis was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, the America Legion Auxiliary, and St. Hubert Parish-St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.  

Phyllis is survived by her husband of 68 years, Archie Talaski of Bad Axe.

2 Sons – Lawrence (Alice) Talaski of Bad Axe and Gregory (Margie) Talaski of Filion.

3 Daughters – Susan Metz of Rochester Hills, Cynthia (Michael) Baldwin of Clarkston and Kathryn (Donald) Zimmerman of Pt. Austin.

4 Brothers – Joseph (Mary) Goniwicha of Sun City Center, FL, Allen Gunn of Pt. Austin, Dennis (Grace) Goniwicha of Owendale and Richard Goniwicha of Paw Paw.

1 Sister – Sherry (Robert) Swartz of Harbor Beach.

12 Grandchildren and 19 Great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Goniwicha and her granddaughter, Rhonda.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday. May 9, 2018 at 11 am  at St. Hubert Parish – St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rapson. Officiating will be Fr. Rob Howe, pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 1 – 8 pm. or Wednesday at the church from 10 am until the service time at 11 am.

A scripture service will be offered on Tuesday evening at 7 pm at the funeral home.

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