THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Richard A. Marcin
Richard A. Marcin, 83, of Cedar River, Mi., passed away Jan. 8 at home following a battle with cancer.
Born March 14, 1930 in Chicago to the late Heronim and Sophia (Zelgawicz) Marcinkiewicz, he married Marcella Ann Buelteman in Menominee, Mi. on April 18, 1953. As a commercial fisherman, he worked a job he greatly enjoyed but above all he enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marcella, of Cedar River; a sister, Delores; five children, Cynthia (Bruce) Lockhart, Richard Marcin, Sharon Marcin, Lori (Frank) Ross and Michael (Karla) Marcin; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a niece, Patty Pasek who was the flower girl at their wedding and many other nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerome and Harold; a sister, Lorraine Pasek; a sister-in-law, Caroline Marcin; two nieces and a nephew.
Family and friends called in the Memorial Room of Precious Blood Catholic Church on Monday Jan. 13 after 3:30 p.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 5 p.m., with Fr. Ronald Timock officiating. Burial will be in Cedar River Cemetery in the spring. Anderson Diehm Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Donations can be made in his name to the Barb Palzewic Hope Memorial Fund.