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William Rygwelski

1940 - 2017

William Thomas Rygwelski age 76 of Rogers City
passed away peacefully at home on March 8, 2017.

He was born October 3, 1940 in Detroit,

Bill served in the United States Navy from 1957 through 1961. He owned
and operated B & G Standard Service in Rogers City for many years, On
May 24, 1985 he married Deane Cook in Rogers City, Bill was a member
of the Rogers City Servicemen’s Club. He enjoyed throwing horseshoes
and spending time with family and friends.

Mr. Rygwelski is survived by:
his wife, Deane;
mother, Martina Bauer of Rogers City;
brother, Jerome Kamyszek of Rogers City;
sister, Judy (Dennis) Tipton of Merrill, Wisconsin;
daughter, Debbie (Eric) Skikiewicz of Harrison Township;
sons, Bill of Clinton Township, Robert (Wendy) of St. Clair Shores,
Jeffery (Dawn) of Schoolcraft and Daniel (Becca) Cook of Ferndale;
grandkids, Dale, Tom, Andrew, Chris, Dustin, Zach, Sierra, Kaiya and
Annabelle and
a great grandson, Tristen.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday, March 17th from
3:00 until 8:00 p.m. Rogers City VFW Post 607 will offer a military
tribute at 6:45 followed by the Parish Wake Service at 7:00 p.m, with
Sr. Roberta Marie Doneth officiating. Visitation will resume on Saturday
March 18th at St. Ignatius Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until time of
Mass at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. James Fitzpatrick officiating.

Inurnment will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Rogers City Branch

of Hospice of Michigan in appreciation for their kindness and loving

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