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Alice Jeanette Waclawski, 94, of Traverse City, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at French Manor. Alice was born on Thursday, May 17, 1923 to Joseph and Josephine (Rosinski) Waclawski in Cedar.
Her early professional life was spent in Detroit, but Alice lived in Traverse City for over 50 years. She worked at Burwood Manufacturing for many years. She was a member of St. Francis Church.
Alice enjoyed knitting, crocheting, baking, baseball and flowers. She especially enjoyed being an aunt to her many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Josephine (Rosinski) Waclawski; and siblings, Isadore, Edmund, Leonard, Blanche, Orpha, Noah, Leona, Clemence, Joe, Michaeline and Andrew.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff at French Manor for the loving care they provided Alice.
A visitation will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 11 a.m., with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., at St. Francis Catholic Church. Father Ken Stachnik will celebrate the funeral Mass. Burial will follow the service at 2 p.m. at Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Those wishing an expression of sympathy may direct contributions to Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 6982 S. Schomberg Road, Cedar, MI 49621; St. Francis Catholic Church, 1025 S. Union St., Traverse City, MI 49684; or the Father Fred Foundation, 826 Hastings St., Traverse City, MI 49686.
Please share your thoughts and memories of Alice with her family by way of her online guestbook at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on July 23, 2017
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