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Suzanne Kania

1949 - 2015

Suzanne “Sue” Kania age 66 of Metz Township
passed into the presence of her Lord and the
Blessed Mother peacefully from home surrounded
by her family on June 20, 2015 following her
courageous battle with cancer,

She was born January 14, 1949 in Alpena
to Louis and Virginia (Krajniak) Bruski,

Sue graduated from Posen High School in 1967. She was a telephone
operator in Alpena throughout the early ‘70s. Sue worked as a CNA at
Rogers City Tendercare, was co-owner of the Metz Lounge and a cashier
at the Rogers City Glen’s store. On July 25, 2009 she married
Gerald Kania on the Red Bridge at Sunken Lake.

Sue is survived by
her husband, Gerald;
4 children, Connie (Matt) Kroll of Traverse City,
Kim (Steve) Pugno of Grant,
Jennifer (David) Rose of Arizona and
Vicki (Steve) Paull of Hawks;
4 stepchildren, Rodney (Rachelle) Kania of Rogers City,
Robert (Angie) Kania of Alpena,
Branden (Brenna) Kania of Florida and
Nicole (Andy) Peacock of Rogers City;
9 grandchildren;
4 step-grandchildren;

She is also survived by her Mother, Virginia Bruski;
sister, Judy (Jerry) Skowronek;
4 brothers, Bill (Angie) Bruski, Gary (Lori) Bruski,
Randy (Vicki) Bruski and Roger Bruski, all of Alpena

Sue was preceded in death by her father, Louis on July 10, 1999

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home Monday from 3:00 p.m. until
8:00 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 followed by the parish wake service with
Sr. Mary Michelz conducting, Visitation will resume on Tuesday,
June 23rd at St. Dominic Catholic Church from 2:00 p.m, until time of
Mass at 3:00 p.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating

Interment will follow at St. Dominic Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Friends Together in Alpena so that other
families may be blessed by the generosity of Sue’s family and friends.

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Suzanne Kania – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI