2017-04-20 / Obituaries

Edward William ‘Bud’ Schrank

Edward William “Bud” Schrank, 73, Prudenville, died April 14, 2017, at home with his family by his side.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m., Friday, April 21 at Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, with Fr. Tony Cureton officiating. Interment will be in Denton Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held the day of the ser­vice from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Born Nov. 8, 1943, in Saginaw, he was the son of Edward and Mary (Pas­ko) Schrank. He was married May 23, 1987, in Saginaw, to Helen M. (Lindsay) Cyborowski. The couple moved to the Prudenville area from Saginaw follow­ing their marriage. He was the owner/ operator of Bud’s Painting and Staining for many years. He was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golf. His real passion was spending time in his flower garden and his vegetable garden.

Preceding him in death were his par­ents and granddaughter, Nikita Need­ham.

Surviving Mr. Schrank are his wife of 30 years, Helen M. Schrank of Prudenville; daughters, Cherie Schrank of Prudenville, Lisa (Dale) Needham of Jenison and Amy Schrank of Bay City; stepchildren, John Cyborowski of New Baltimore, Cynthia (Dave) Hales of Columbia, TN, Cassandra Ackley of Prudenville and Troy (Krista) Cy­borowski of Freeland; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchidren; brother, Paul Schrank of Prescott, AZ; sisters-in-law, JoAnn Jankowiak of Saginaw, Lisa (Jer­ry) Quinn of Saginaw and Aileen Glover of Prudenville; several nieces and neph­ews; his special caregivers, Suzanne Boddy and Evelyn Adams; and his spiri­tual caregiver, Fr. Tony Cureton.

Memorial contributions are asked to be directed toward the family.

Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled the arrangements.

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