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Winnifred June Chrzan

March 1, 1935 — August 21, 2022

Winnifred June Chrzan, age 87, of Alpena passed away peacefully on August 21st, 2022. Winnifred “Windy” was born on March 1st, 1935 to the late Harvey and Beatrice (Taylor) Parris. On June 12th, 1954 she married Eugene “Gene” Chrzan Sr. in Onaway Michigan. They were married for 64 wonderful years. Gene proceeded her in death on April 11th, 2018. Winnifred was a Girl Scout Assistant leader for over 20 years and touched many lives and had many adventures. She was an accomplished baker and cake decorator for over 50 years. She made many beautiful elaborate wedding and special event cakes. They were so intricate and beautiful that people did not want to eat them. Windy enjoyed crafting, hunting, photography, woodworking, camping trips, and bingo. She especially enjoyed planning parties, games, and playing cards with her friends and family. She cherished her family and time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by many.

Winnifred is survived by her children: Susan (Ken McDonald) Hamilton, Eugenia (Ken) Carter, Walter (Debbie) Chrzan, and Cindy (Gary) Page; ten grandchildren: Tom (Marie) Carter, Steve (Amy) Nickowski, Stacey (Craig) Smith, Josh (Karen) Page, Jesse (Tina) Page, Rayne (Jason) Strange, Precious Chrzan, Patience Chrzan, Brooks Chrzan, and Diane Williams; 19 great grandchildren, and 13 great great grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews. Windy’s sibilings; Mary (Dwayne) Balthazor, Delphy (Mike) Plummer, Bill Parris, Chloe Jezeski, and Dale (Julie) Parris. She is preceded in death by her son Eugene Chrzan Jr., her husband Eugene Chrzan Sr., and 9 brothers and sisters.

Family and friends with gather for visitation at Karpus Hunter & Ross funeral home on Sunday August 28th, 2022 from 4 pm-8pm with a prayer service at 7pm. Visitation will continue Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church from 10am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11am with Fr. Tyler Bischoff officiating. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial contribution to Hospice of Michigan. Online condolences may be registered at www.karpushuntercares.com

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Visitation

Sunday, August 28, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Karpus Hunter & Ross Funeral Home

516 W Chisholm St. , Alpena, MI 49707

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Monday, August 29, 2022

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Monday, August 29, 2022

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Monday, August 29, 2022

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