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Donald Walter Szymanski

December 4, 1934 — January 11, 2023


Donald Walter Szymanski, 88, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at MyMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.


Donald was born December 4, 1934, in Hamtramck, Michigan to the late Walter and Rose (Wietecha) Szymanski. On January 25, 1991, he married Ruth Wilke. She preceded him in death on June 12, 2017. Donald was a member of Ossineke Eagles, Knights of Columbus, and Alpena Golf Course. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, softball, and basketball.


Surviving are his six children, Donald Szymanski, Karen (Michael) Kobus, Debra (Lawrence) Kudla, Keith (Valerie) Szymanski, David Szymanski, Kenneth (Cynthia) Szymanski; two stepchildren, Carol (David) Catron, Keith (Noreen) Tverberg; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and brother, William (Carol) Szymanski.


Donald was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Szymanski; and stepson, Ralph Tverberg.


A Celebration of Life will take place at the Alpena Eagles on Friday, June 30, 2023, from 2 – 5 p.m. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.


Inurnment: Evergreen Cemetery

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Celebration of Life

Friday, June 30, 2023

2:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern time)

Fraternal Order of Eagles

1960 M-32, Alpena, MI 49707

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