Obituary of Lawrence "Larry" Michalski, Sr.
Larry Michalski, 90, of Bay City, our patriotic, honorable, fun-loving, and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend passed away peacefully on the evening of Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Brian’s House. Larry was born in Detroit on March 13, 1927, the son of the late Anthony and Muriel (White) Michalski. He proudly served in the U.S. Army as an M.P. during World War II. He was very involved and passionate about the AMVETS Post 22, which is where he met his wife, Patricia, when she was the state president and present for the building dedication on Pine Rd. They dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage on June 30, 1984. Pat and Larry were staples of the AMVETS, serving as post commander and District II commander. Larry was known for his love of golfing and hunting. After many years of service, Larry retired from General Motors – Powertrain in 1987. Larry leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Patricia “Pat;” children, Larry Jr. (Ita) Michalski and Jeffrey Michalski; granddaughter, Sarah Michalski; step-children, Keith (Marvella) Wilkins, Pamela Wilkins, Robin (Randy) Page, Kimberly Carver, along with many step grand and great-grandchildren; siblings, Sharon Moore (John Walther), Lee (Pat) Michalski, Cathy (Bill) Rosenberg; sister-in-law, Nancy Michalski, along with many nieces, nephews, and extended family at the AMVETS Post 22. In addition to his parents, Larry was welcomed home to heaven by his brothers, David, Clifford, and Anthony Jr. Larry’s family will be present to receive visitors on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a 6:00 PM White Clover Service and again on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 10:00 AM until the time of Larry’s 11:00 AM Tribute Ceremony at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. Interment will follow in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Brian’s House. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.