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John J. Kuznicki

September 21, 1942 — February 15, 2023

Millington

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MILLINGTON - John Joseph Kuznicki, age 80, died on Wednesday, February 15th, 2023.

John was born to Thomas & Mary Kuznicki on September 21, 1942, in Rogers City, MI. He attended St. Ignatius Elementary School and graduated from the Rogers City High School. John spent 20 years sailing on the Great Lakes as an engineer. When he retired from sailing he took up truck driving for a variety of trucking companies. He retired from trucking after his wife, Mary Beth, passed away in 2004. He then moved to Florida for a spell and eventually made it back to Michigan to live with his sister, Marianne.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on  Monday, February 20th, 2023 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Otisville. Visiting will be held at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of John's 10:30 a.m. mass. John will be laid to rest at Chapel Gardens in Alma at a later date.

John was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church of Otisville and a 4th degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus in Davison, MI. Johnny was a member of the Great Lakes Lore Museum in Rogers City, MI.

He spent his days with the seniors at the Senior Center in Otisville, MI playing cribbage and visiting after breakfast at McPherson's Restaurant in Millington.

John is survived by his 9 siblings: Marianne Dillon, Gene (Gerty), Ronald (Gladys), Larry (Michelle), Sue Bilger, Dennis (Catherine), Judy (Ken) England, Arthur (Judy), Carol Ciarkowski; children: George, Kathy, and Raymond; as well as extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Beth; parents Thomas and Mary; and siblings: Tom, Mark, and Sally.

Those desiring to make a memorial contribution may direct them to Forest Twp. Senior Center - Otisville or St. Francis Catholic Church - Otisville or K of C in Davison or the Great Lakes Lore Museum in Rogers City, MI.

Share a memory of John at www.hanlinfuneralhome.com.

John and his family are in the care of Hanlin Funeral Home - Millington. 4823 Main St., Millington, MI 48746. Phone (989) 871-4591.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, February 20, 2023

9:00 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

212 Center St, Otisville, MI 48463

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Mass

Monday, February 20, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

212 Center St, Otisville, MI 48463

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Burial

Chapel Gardens Cemetery

6798 W Monroe Rd, Alma, MI 48801

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