Mass of Christian BurialSt. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
Herron, Michigan 49744
Edmund A. Zbytowski, age 98, of Herron, Michigan passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at home.
On February 11, 1921, Edmund was to the late John and Cecelia (Bajdacz) Zbytowski in Herron, Michigan. He married Marcella Stamm on April 14, 1945, in Hillman, Michigan at St. Augustine Catholic Church. They were blessed with 18 children and had 47 years of marriage before she preceded him on February 15, 1992. Ed was a self employed farmer for over 70 years in the Herron area and was a substitute Mail Carrier for the Herron Post Office. He was a lifetime member of the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and had a strong Christian faith. He enjoyed the Detroit Tigers and looked forward to deer season at the 8 Point Hunting Club where he was a member since 1953.
Ed is survived by 10 daughters: Marjorie Hoppe of Ypsilanti, MI; Karen (David) Kosiaria of Alpena, MI; Martha (Roy) Minnick; Maria (Jordan) Prevo; Carol "CZ" (Sam) Beland all of Herron, MI; Patty (Randy) Burr of Lachine, MI; Teresa (Kenneth) Yachcik of Alpena, MI; Ann (Robert) Lorenzi of Herron, MI; Susan (Jay) Zielaskowski of Hubbard Lake, MI; Marianne (Todd) Ableidinger of Hillman, MI; 6 sons: Paul (Carmen) of Alpena, MI; Thomas (Judy) of Herron, MI; Joseph (Cathy) of Alpena, MI; Charles (Sue); Edmund G. (Theresa); Kevin (Karen) all of Herron, MI; 50 grandchildren,54 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren; one sister: Agnes Dubie of Alpena, MI and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sons: Norman and Dennis Zbytowski; 7 brothers: Louis, Frank, Joseph, Bernard, Clement, Raymond, and Anthony Zbytowski; three sisters: Gertrude Filarski, Elizabeth Januchowski, and Clara Kendziorski.
Family and friends will gather for visitation at Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 2 pm until 8 pm, with a Rosary Service at 3 pm and a Parish Prayer Service beginning at 7 pm at the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Saturday, October 26, 2019, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church from 10 am until the 11 am Mass of Christian Burial begins with Fr. James Fitzpatrick officiating.
Interment: St. Rose of Lima Church Cemetery
Memorials may be made to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Herron, Michigan in memory of Edmund.