Figiel, Anna

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Anna I. Figiel, 83, of Elmira, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Otsego Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her friends and family.

Mrs. Figiel was born in Gaylord on August 4, 1933, the daughter of Leon & Agnes (Piasecki) Mankowski. 

She attended Big Lake School in Gaylord and on June 11, 1955 she married Edmund Figiel.  After several years, the couple moved to Elmira to live in a home they built themselves.  It was there that they would raise their family.

Anna was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas parish in Elmira.  She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, gardening, and she loved to camp and fish.

Anna is survived by 2 children, Ken (Stephanie) and Karen (Dave); 5 grandchildren that will greatly miss their “Busia”, Brad, Kenny, Leigh-Anne, Amber and Tyler; and great-grandchildren who will miss “G.G.”, Bradley, Gracie, Logan, Mikaela, Landon, Peyton, Aiden, and two more on their way.  Also surviving are her brothers, Joseph (Beverly) Mankowski and John (Stella) Mankowski; and sister in law, Romane Mankowski.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmund; sisters Mary Wescoat and Katherine Lobsinger; brothers Casimir, Eddie, Ralph, Stanley, Walter, and Jerome Mankowski; her son, Eugene; and daughter, Barbara Ann.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 1 at 11am from St. Thomas Church.

Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held on Wednesday, May 31 from 4 to 7 with a rosary beginning at 6. Visitation will continue on Thursday, June 1 beginning at 9:30 at Nelson Funeral Home, followed by a procession to St. Thomas Church.

Anna will be buried next to her husband at St. Thomas Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Anna Figiel may be made to St. Thomas Church, 2567 Buell Rd, Elmira, MI 49730.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.

9 comments on “Figiel, Anna”

  1. Thinking of your family, and hoping as you remember and share the many memories of Anna today that smiles are mixing with your tears.

  2. Anita Franckowiak

    To all Anna’s family: I am so sorry to hear of Anna’s passing. A very sweet lady. Sending love and sympathy to you all.

    Anita Franckowiak

  3. Marlene & Mike Deatrick

    Dear Figiel family – we’re so sorry for your loss. Remembering you all in our prayers.

  4. My heartfelt condolences to Trina Mankowski and the Figiel family. I’m formerly of Gaylord and went to Gaylord High with Trina. (1984 Alumnus).

    May everyone affected be comforted in this time of mourning and remembrance.

    With Humility and Respect,
    –Stephen A. Brown

  5. Karen Zaremba DeNike

    Ken and Karen, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Always enjoyed talking to her when I saw her. Be assured that you will be in my prayers. Karen Zaremba DeNike

  6. Karen, Ken & family,

    Sorry for your loss. She was an amazing lady whom I will always remember and love. God bless you and your families.

    From Karen Harbin and Mark Puroll

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