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Gerald John Modrzynski

May 25, 1942 ~ May 15, 2020 (age 77)


Gerald John Modrzynski, 77, of Alpena passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

Gerald was born in Rogers City on May 25, 1942 to the late Clarence and Myrtelbelle (Wirgau) Modrzynski and married Patsy Johnson on January 28, 1963.  Jerry retired from Stoneport Quarry in 2000.  He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and enjoyed spending his time building and playing guitars. 

Surviving are his wife, Patsy; 2 sons, Cary and Marianne Modrzynski, Scot and Jodi Modrzynski; 6 grandchildren, Nicholas (Tiffany), Christopher, Jacob, Jordan, Jaime, Jaidan; 3 great grandchildren, Noah, Quin, Zoe; brother, Donald and Gail Modrzynski; 2 sisters, Susan and Ed Roznowski, Margo Wasilenski; several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Modrzynski was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Mila and a brother-in-law, Thomas Wasilenski.

A private graveside service will take place with Rev. James Erickson officiating.  Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Inurnment: Evergreen Cemetery

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Hospice of Michigan.

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Immanuel Lutheran Church
351 Wilson Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-354-3443

Hospice of Michigan
145 N. State Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-4280