Alphonse “Al” E. Gapczynski

Alphonse “Al” E. Gapczynski, 83, of Rogers City passed away February 13, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw.

He was born February 2, 1932 in Rogers City to Cash and Jennie (Styma) Gapczynski.

Mr. Gapczynski is survived by his brother, Joseph of Rogers City; two nephews, Gregory (Cathy) of Columbia, South Carolina and Jeffrey (Christine) of Clinton Township; a niece, Ann Putnam of Keller, Texas; six great-nieces-and-nephews, Jason (Selina), Aaron, Lacy (Jim) Otteman, Jill (Mark) Nelson, Andrew Putnam and Jenny Putnam; five great-great-nieces-and-nephews, Taylor, Jaymes, Lauren, and Leo Otteman and Tyler Nelson.

Visitation was at the Beck Funeral Home Wednesday from 3 until 8 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 p.m.

Visitation will resume today (Thursday) at St. Ignatius Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until time of Mass at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Sylvestre Obwaka officiating.

Rogers City Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 607 will accord military honors following Mass.

Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Ignatius Catholic School in memory of Alphonse Gapczynski.

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