Norman L. Buczkowski

Norman L. Buczkowski, 87, of Rogers City, passed away Monday evening August 29, 2016, at Tendercare Health Center in Rogers City.

The son of William and Jennie (Smolinski) was born in Rogers City on August 1, 1929.

Surviving are his wife, Blanche; three sons, John (Sue) of Presque Isle, Donald (Cindy Lovett) of Grand Rapids and Ronald (Traci) of Onaway; six grandchildren, Chad, Bret, Kayla, Ryan, Tyler and Britney; a great-grandson, Tyson; three brothers, Ed (Mary) of Kalamazoo, Bill (Janet) of Posen, and Jim (Carol) of Alpena; and a sister, Madeline (Larry) Knapp of Grand Rapids.

Visitation will be today (Thursday, September 1) at the Hentkowski Funeral Home from 3 until 8 p.m., with a military tribute given by VFW 607 at 6:45 p.m., followed by the rosary and a parish prayer service. Visitation will continue Friday at the funeral home at 10 a.m. with a procession to the St. Ignatius Catholic Church for an 11 a.m. funeral Mass with the Rev. Sylvestre Obwaka officiating.  Burial will take place immediately following at Mount Calvary Cemetery, with full military honors.

Memorials are suggested to a charity of friend’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to