Lynne Dobrzelewski

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Lynne E. Dobrzelewski, age 57, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020.

She was born to Carleton and Diana (Halpin) Fix on April 11, 1962, in Pontiac, Michigan.

This spunky, red-haired girl and family moved to northern Michigan in the early ’70s. Upon graduation, she began work as a banker and achieved her associate’s degree. It was there where she was courted by the Gordon Food Service driver making deposits. They were blissfully wed on September 10, 1983, and welcomed two children by 1992. By the late ‘90s, she devoted her service to the children of St. Mary’s as the Food Service Director.  Her love of camping, cooking, crafting, music and outdoors were always accompanied by devoted family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Mitch; her parents; children, Carla (Kevin) McDonald, Joshua (Amanda) Dobrzelewski; grandchildren, Maeve and Caelan McDonald; brothers, Carleton and Philip; sister, Saundra (Rick) May; sisters-in-law, Kathleen (Maurice) Chau, Lori (Brian) Haske, Joni (Robert) Metiva, and brother-in-law, Peter (Zarin) Dobrzelewski.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Assisi Church in Lewiston, Michigan.

Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held Friday, February 14, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary being offered at the conclusion of the visitation.  Visitation will continue on Saturday at St. Francis Assisi Church in Lewiston beginning at 10:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, PO Box 32141, New York, NY 10087-2141.

37 comments on “Lynne Dobrzelewski”

  1. Dear Cousin, you are now in the arms of God and have been granted your wings. May you fly free and know how very loved you are…
    Thank you for your endless kindness, and contagious joy.
    May you rest in peace knowing you will always be remembered and loved…..
    Mitch and family, you are all in my prayers. My deepest condolences and love, Kim

  2. Mitch, Steve and I are so sorry, our hearts ache for your whole family. We will always remember her kindness, smile, and that love she had for her family. May she be without pain, and jesus got another angel. Loved Steve and Judi xxxxxooo

  3. Theresa Hart VanSteenburg

    I am so sorry for your family. I have a lot of fond memories of Lynn from our high school days together. May God grant you all comfort and peace. You loved her well.

  4. Lynne was such a beautiful person. I remember how she made each student feel so loved and special at St. Mary. She used to make Kari a special lunch if she didn’t like what they were having❤️ Love and prayers to all.

  5. Joyce Gangler Williams

    Lynn heaven gained an angel. Your friendship, sense of humor made some of the best memories in grade school and on to high school. May your memory live on in our hearts and may you fly with the angels. Rest In Peace dear friend see you on the other side ❤️ So very sorry for your loss Mitch and kids and the Fix family ❤️

  6. Amanda (Tholl) TenEyck

    My love to you and your family, Carla. I won’t forget her kind smile. She leaves a wonderful legacy. ❤️

  7. Monica Schwiesow

    Mitch, Carla, & Josh,

    I am so sorry for your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will always remember Lynne’s kindness and joy for making things nice for those around her. She was one of a kind and will be greatly missed.

  8. My deepest condolences to you Mitch & your family. Lynne was a beautiful woman. I will always remember her smile & kindness. Heaven just gained another angel. My thoughts & prayers go out to your family.

  9. I remember meeting Lynn shortly after meeting Sara at a birthday party for Busia. Lynn had a glow and a personality that you don’t come across often. I am so sorry for your loss but comforted in the thought of you cherishing those memories of such a wonderful women for the rest of your life.

  10. Emily (Heinzmann) Sewell

    Carla, your mom’s kindness and smile will never be forgotten. I could count on running into her every summer at Big Bear Lake, which always made those sunny days even brighter. She was such a joyful and beautiful person. My love to you and your family.

    1. Thank you so much, Emily. Her love for Big Bear went back to her childhood. I’m sure she enjoyed your company as much as you did hers!

  11. Tim and Jodie Samkowiak

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Lynn was such a beautiful person and always lit up the room with her smile. Kind to everyone. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. Tim & June McDermott

    A wonderful person, fun to be around and will be deeply missed, but fondly remembered. She was one of the few volunteers that could ‘Handle’ the Joburg Seniors.

    Tim & June

  13. Kamryn and Ashley McDonald

    Mitch, Carla, and Josh, we are honored to have made a donation to OCRA in memory of Lynne. The alliance is very near and dear to our hearts. We may not have known Lynne all too well, but, she gave us one of our favorite people in this world, our sister-in-law Carla. All of our love.

    1. K&A- I love you both and know that your donation comes from a place of hurt and love, coincidentally. This disease needs to be stopped. Too many people lives are being shattered. Thank you so, so much. Love ya like crazy!

    2. K&A- Thank you so much for the kind words of support and the generous donation. I know the monetary gift comes from a place of hurt and love, coincidentally. This disease needs to go, period. It cannot keep destroying people’s lives.

      Gratefully with love,

  14. I am so sorry for your loss. Lynn was a special woman who lit up any room she was in. Prayers to the family 🙏🏻

  15. Jane Rowley-Smith

    Mitch, I was so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God is now taking care of her.
    Jane and Glenn

  16. Karen Zaremba DeNike

    Mitch, so very sorry to hear of your wife Lynne’s passing. You will be in my prayers in the days to come. Love, Karen Zaremba DeNike

  17. Ken and Cathy Sewell

    So sad to hear of Lynne’s passing even though little Stella was praying hard for her as Lynne requested. Kenny sends hugs too. He has many good memories of times with your family.

  18. Duane and Sue Shomock

    Mitch and family, So sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to all of you during this time.

    Duane and Sue

  19. Sherry and Keith Huff

    Our girl Lynne, always the creative girl, homemaker and friend. She was mature before her time, a great babysitter at 10 yrs old. We would come home to a clean house. The boys had tie dyed tee-shirts and had helped Lynne make cookies. Growing up we had so much fun sewing in 4H! She continued with her love of sewing helping when my grown up 4Hers made the clown costumes for the Joburg 4th of July parade. She is gone to her other home too soon for us left on earth, but she Flys free now with no Pain! Love, Aunt Sherry and Uncle Keith

  20. Richard and Charmaine Bruning

    Mitch and Family

    Richard and I are just heart broken to hear the news. We feel so grateful to have met her during that crazy time. It is our hope that she found joy in your new home. We send condolences and prayers to you and your lovely family.

  21. Mitch, So sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. You and your family will be in my prayers in the days to come. Karen Zaremba DeNike

  22. Rosanne Sevenski (Dobrzelewski)

    My deepest condolences to you Mitch, Josh, and Carla, and to your families. Lynne was a beautiful, vibrant soul! May God bless your family with strength and peace at this difficult time.

  23. Dawn & Clark Dowker

    Our deepest sympathy goes to all of you during this very sad time. Lynne was such a sweet and wonderful gal. Always kind and smiling is the way we will always remember her. May your happy memories of her bring you all a source of comfort.

  24. Pam (Lindbert) Polus

    So very sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of Lynne and the whole Fix family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

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