2010-11-03 / Obituaries



Sara Elizabeth Wood, 28, Farmington Hills, formerly of Harbor Beach, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at Oakwood Annapolis Hospital, Wayne.

She was born on Dec. 12, 1981 in Harbor Beach, to Marvin and Phyllis (Zurek) Kociba. Sara and Aaron Wood were united in marriage on July 7, 2007 at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, Harbor Beach.

Sara was a member of Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church. Sara was a Doctor of Pharmacy, graduating from Ferris State University in 2007. She worked for the Pharmacy Department in Walmart, and was a Pharmacy Manager of the Canton and Commerce, Michigan Stores. She also worked in the Bad Axe Walmart Pharmacy. She enjoyed scrapbooking, playing the piano, crafting, travelling, and being with her family, especially her nieces and nephews.

Sara is survived by her husband, Aaron, Farmington Hills; parents: Marvin & Phyllis Kociba, Harbor Beach; grandmother, Anna Kociba, Harbor Beach; mother and father-in-law: Tom & Paula Wood, Harbor Beach; her siblings: Kathy (Steve) Kleinknecht, Shelby Township, Dennis Kociba, Harbor Beach, David (Kim) Kociba, Harbor Beach, Mary (Ric) Aymen, Port Austin, Scott (Jill) Kociba, Clarkston, and Lori (Ryan) Booms, Bad Axe, brothers-in-law: Anthony Wood, Harbor Beach, Andrew (Kristyn) Wood, New Baltimore, and Adam Wood, Harbor Beach; nieces and nephews: Laura, Erica, Breanna, Derek, Jacob her Godson, Lauren, Adam, Rachael, Clara, Miranda, Megan, Jordan, Amber, and Drew; and many uncles and aunts.

She was preceded in death by her nephew, Samuel Aymen; and grandparents: Peter Kociba, and Boniface and Phoebe Zurek.

Funeral Mass for Sara was Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 in Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, with Fr. William Spencer officiating. Burial was in the OLLH Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Sara Elizabeth Wood Scholarship Fund.

Funeral arrangements were handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home, Harbor Beach.

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