Lorraine “Grams” Blazic, age 87, of Vanderbilt, Michigan, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2023.
She was born on September 11, 1935, in Detroit, Michigan, to Stephen and Genevieve (Jablonski) Rybicki.
In her spare time, Lorraine was a Master Gardener and enjoyed tending to her many flower gardens.
Most of all, Lorraine loved her family and spending time with them in their “Up North Paradise.” She will be truly missed by her friends and family.
She was the loving mother of her surviving children, Andrea (Greg Evans) Buesching, and Kimberly (Rick) LaFrance; grandmother of Andrew, Preston, Alec, and Olivia; and great-grandmother, of Amelia.
In addition to her parents, Stephen and Genevieve, Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew, who was the love of her life for 64 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. from Holy Redeemer Church in Vanderbilt.
Visitation will be held at Holy Redeemer Church in Vanderbilt on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.
4 comments on “Lorraine Blazic”
Andrea, Kim,, and all the rest of the family,
We are so sad to see your mom, and grandma leave us! Andy was waiting for her,,I am sure and she will be ever happy with him. We sincerely appreciated your mom and dad as great friends and we will miss them,,, keep strong memories and love each other. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers 🙏
Our sincere sympathies to read of Lorraine’s passing. The Lappan family has fond memories of Lorraine and Andy. May God Bless her passage and may she rest in Peace.
It was a bit dimmer on the corner when word came that Lorraine Blazic died. She and her late husband, Andy, were my neighbors and I always said a prayer of gratitude when I drove past their lovely home. Their light will shine bright in God’s Kingdom and in our hearts. Lorraine was a special gift and treasure to many. Her gardens were expressions of the joy and delight she shared with so many. We are most grateful.
So we pray Lord that you cloth her with your care, bathe her in your love, and send her along with the wind and a song and the sound of garden rains in her hair. She was a delight. We loved her well. She brought us joy. We had her for a spell and now she is God’s forever.
Lorraine, may Andy and all the special people gone before you welcome you with delight, may the saints and angels clap hands for joy and may the Blessed Mother welcome you with a bouquet of freshly cut flowers from the garden and present you to her Son, Jesus Christ. May He take you to Almighty God who will embrace you and welcome you home saying, “Welcome home. Lorraine, welcome home. Thanks for all the good things you did. You were special. Your life was a ‘good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over’. Amen. Fr. Pat Cawley
So sad to hear of Lorraine’s passing. She and Andy were dear friends of ours in northern Michigan. May she rest in peace.