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Michael Polaski

1949 - 2016

Michael Polaski age 67 of Posen
passed away peacefully at home
on December 10, 2016.

He was born January 3, 1949 in Alpena
to Robert and Blanche (Lewandowski) Polaski,

Mike graduated from Posen High School in 1967. He served in the United
States Army in the Vietnam War from 1968 until June of 1970. On
October 17, 1970 he married Darlene Easton at St. Michael Catholic
Church in Pinconning, Mike retired from the Calcite plant after 40 years
of service. He was a lifelong member of St. Casimir Catholic Church in
Posen, a life member of the Posen VFW Post 7804 and a member of the
Alpena Sportsmen’s Club, He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing.

Mr. Polaski is survived by:
his wife, Darlene;
3 children, Patrick (Melissa) Polaski of Bay City,
Alan (Julie) Polaski of Waterford and
Amy (John Martin) Momrik of Alpena;
exchange daughter, Patricia (Rodrigo) Brandao of Brazil;
13 grandchildren, Erika, Ethan, Brianna, Maya, Vincent, Grant, Evan,
Camden, Zachary, Mason, Logan, Johnny and Megen;
mother, Blanche Polaski;
7 siblings, Patricia (John) Santini, Thomas (Helen) Polaski,
Margaret (Theodore) Gostinger, Marian (Mike) Smith,
Joseph Polaski, Barbara (Steve) Conard and
Kenneth (Amanda) Polaski;
sister-in-law, Jayne (Womack) Polaski; and
many nieces, nephews and godchildren

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert and a brother, Gerald,

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday (December 16th)
from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. where the Rosary will be recited at 6:30
followed by the Parish Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume
on Saturday at St. Casimir Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time
of Mass at 10:00 a.m, with Fr, Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.
Posen VFW Post 7804 will accord military honors immediately following

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be given to MidMichigan Cancer Center
in Alpena, Hospice of Michigan or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

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