Gary Schulwitz1946 - 2016
Gary W. Schulwitz age 70 of Rogers City
passed away December 27, 2016 at
St. Mary’s Medical Center in Saginaw.
He was born August 15, 1946 in Rogers City
to Royal and Geraldine (Radka) Schulwitz
Gary graduated from Rogers City High School in 1964. He served in the
Calvary Division of United States Army during the Vietnam War, where he
received the Purple Heart Ribbon for injuries received. On November 6,
1971 he married Marsha Modrzynski, and then they remarried each other
on July 14, 2007 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Gary retired
from the State of Michigan where he had worked as a counselor in the
Unemployment Office. He enjoyed hunting, reading and spending time
with his children and grandchildren,
Mr. Schulwitz is survived by:
his wife, Marsha;
3 children, Steven (Andrea) Schulwitz of Alpena,
Brad Schulwitz of Hillman and
Pennie (Allen) Hoeft of Rogers City;
5 grandchildren, Amanda, Quintin, Jade, Caitlynn and Ava; and
1 sister, Carole (Dave Giorgis) Cruickshank.
He was preceded in death by:
his parents, Royal and Geraldine and
a grandson, Vinson.
Friends may visit at St. John Lutheran Church on Thursday from 12-Noon
through time of service at 1:00 p.m, with Pastor Eric Voigt officiating,
Rogers City VFW Post 607 will offer a military tribute immediately
following church services.
In licu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. John Lutheran School
in memory of Gary Schulwitz