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Frank T. Gnatkowski Jr.
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Obituary for Frank T. Gnatkowski Jr.

GNATKOWSKI, Frank T. Jr., – of Birch Run, age 77, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at his residence. Funeral services will be held 10AM Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Birch Run. Pastor Ron Sinclair officiating. Burial at Assumption Cemetery in Bridgeport. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Friday from 2PM until 8PM and Saturday from 9AM until the time of service at 10AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Frank was born April 3, 1941 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Frank and Helen (Kozak) Sr. He graduated from Birch Run High School in 1959. Frank married Jeanette Bosley in 1962. She preceded him in death May 17, 1994. Mr. Gnatkowski retired from Gray Iron Foundry after 40 years of service. He served on the Taymouth Township Planning Board for many years. Frank loved fishing, especially in Alaska, and enjoyed his yearly trips to Drummond Island. Frank also enjoyed farming, woodworking, repairing vehicles, riding his motorcycle and his beloved dog, Charlie. Frank and his wife, Jeanette enjoyed building their homes, especially their retirement home on Sage Lake.

Surviving are: Daughter, Shelly Becker; Grandchildren: Brandon and Katie Gnatkowski, Miranda Becker, Mike Becker (Crystal Johnson), and Jamie (Jarrod) Woolworth; Great grandchildren: Douglas, Casey, Xander, Sawyer, and Jason; Sister, Barbara (Charlie) Sietsema; Loving furry companion, Charlie. Frank was also preceded in death by his son, Wesley Gnatkowski in 2016; Son in law, Michael Becker. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at

O’Guinn Family Funeral Home
Birch Run Chapel

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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes - Birch Run Chapel

8116 Main Street, PO Box 183
Birch Run, MI 48415





10:00 AM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes - Birch Run Chapel

8116 Main Street, PO Box 183
Birch Run, MI 48415

Cemetery Details


Assumption Cemetery

Dorwood Rd.
Bridgeport, MI


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