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Mayvine Kamysiak

1929 - 2018

Mayvine Kamysiak, age 88, of Posen,
passed away peacefully on January 20th, 2018,
surrounded by her family,

She was born on October 4, 1929, in Alpena, Michigan
to Harry and Leocadia (Pilarski) Piaskowski.,

Mayvine graduated as Valedictorian from Posen High School in 1948, She
married Elmer Kamysiak on July 1, 1950. She was a devoted mother and
homemaker, teaching her children many life skills.

In addition to raising a family of 12 children, Mayvine devoted her life to
the service of others, This included 35 years with the St, Casimir’s
Religious Education Program and 17 years with the Foster Grandparent’s
Program where she touched the lives of many children, She also served
17 years as Rosary Sodality President, 7 years as Sodality Treasurer,

2 years as the Posen Chamber President and many years as the Posen areca
coordinator for the American Cancer Society fundraiser.

Her memory will be forever cherished in the lives of her family. Surviving
are: Her children; Gloria White, Marilyn (Tom) Kaszubowski, Jerry
(Linda), Randy (Jane), Daniel (Diane), Lillian (Howard) Johnson, David
(Julic), Laura (Shaun) Smolinski, Bernadette (Curt) Ilg, Lois (Stephen
Power), Michelle (Dave) Smith. 12 Grandchildren; Dawn Styma, Jennifer
Shinska, Wendy Fernandez, RJ White, Laura Gluhanich, Keith Kamysiak,
Steven Kamysiak, Dustin Zajkowski, Jordan Kamysiak, Lauren Johnson,
Ashley Smith and Zakary Smith; and 10 Great Grandchildren; Chelsea &
Olivia Styma, Evan Shinska & Abby Shinska, Cassandra & Madeline
Fernandez, Ben & Alyssa Gluhanich, Caden & Cole Smith.

Mayvine is also survived by her brother, Ron Piaskowski of Posen, sister,
Eileen (Jim) Kuchnicki of Alpena, sister-in-law Margie Nowak of Posen
and brother-in-law Johnny (Judy) Kamyszek from Romeo.

She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer, infant son Thomas,
daughter Karen Szymanski and son-in-law Ron White.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd at Beck Funeral Home,
Rogers City. Friends are invited to gather between 3pm and 8pm with
rosary at 6:30pm and prayer services at 7:00pm, Visitation will resume on
Wednesday, January 24th at 10:00am at St. Casimir’s Church, with Funeral
mass to follow at llam,

Internment: St. Casimir

Mayvine has requested that donations be made to St. Casimir’s religious
education program or as masses with Seraphic Mass Association,
Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church, St. Casimir
Catholic Church, 10075 M-65 North, Posen, Michigan 49776.

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Mayvine Kamysiak – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI