Marjorie E. Mackowiak
June 19, 1919 - October 31, 2016
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale
Buresh Funeral Home, Hale
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 12 noon
Marjorie E. Mackowiak, age 97, of Hale, MI, passed away on October 31, 2016 at Tendercare Tawas City. She was born on June 19, 1919 in Buffalo, NY to Willard & Sadie (Marsh) Guyette. Marjorie met her husband Art in NY while bowling and married in 1967. After retiring they moved to Hale in in 1976. She was a member of the Hale First United Methodist Church where she was an active member. She joined the Hale Senior Center where she worked tirelessly as a teacher of gardening under community education. She was a member of the Hale Nuts and Bolts Band. She sang with her husband for many years travelling and entertaining all over the area, including nursing homes. She was a member of the Hale VFW Post 7435 Auxiliary. She loved flower gardening and working in her greenhouse.
Marjorie is survived by her nieces Joan Schwenk of NY, Mary Jane Guyette of NY; nephew, Theodore Niemczyk of NY. She was preceded in death by her parents Willard & Sadie Guyette; husband, Art; brother, Willard; sisters, Winifred, and Ginny; niece Patricia Niemczyk; and nephew, Richard Guyette.
Visitation will take place at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 10 am to 12:00 noon. Services will be at 12 noon at the funeral home on November 9, 2016 with Rev. David Goudie officiating.