Obituary of Brian Tacey
Brian Andrew Tacey, 66, of Bay City, our hardworking, loyal, and generous husband, father, Papa, brother, uncle, and friend was born into eternal life on the afternoon of Monday, November 28, 2016 at McLaren Bay Region. Brian was born in Bay City on December 17, 1949, the son of the late Andrew and Laura (VanPoppelen) Tacey. Brian was a mason and worked in his family business, Tacey Construction. He was a member of Local 1098 and enjoyed pool, bowling, and fishing in his younger years, along with NASCAR, football, and baseball. Most all, Brian will always be remembered for his true love for shuffleboard. While playing shuffleboard, he met the former Charlotte Koczenasz. They dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage on July 17, 1993. Brian's love for his family was unwavering. He had a true heart of gold and will be deeply missed, but lovingly remembered for years to come. In addition to his wife, Charlotte, Brian leaves to cherish his memory his children: Brian (Toni) Tacey, Kimberly (Pete Schmidt) Tacey, Kurtis Knapp, Kimberly (Kevin Enser) Knapp, and James (Tonya) Bouza, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Lloyd & Tammy Tacey, Tim & Joan Tacey, Loralie & Perry Betterley, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to his parents, Andrew & Laura May Tacey, Brian was welcomed home to heaven by his daughter, Tami Lynn Tacey and father and mother-in-law, Stanley & Irene (Tranchemontagne) Koczenasz. Brian's family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 2:00 PM until the time of his 6:00 PM Tribute Ceremony at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.