2018-02-08 / Obituaries



Edward Melvin Zurek, age 87, of Harbor Beach, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Huron County Medical Care Facility in Bad Axe.

Melvin was born on October 6, 1930 in Harbor Beach, to the late Boniface & Phoebe (Lorkowski) Zurek. He and Jean Stacer were united in marriage on June 28, 1952 in Helena. Melvin was a lifelong farmer in Sigel Township. He enjoyed playing the accordion, going to polka dances, and playing cards.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Jean Zurek of Harbor Beach; children, Janice (Douglas) Maurer of Ubly, Steven (Sharon) Zurek of Harbor Beach, Gary (Kelly) Zurek of Harbor Beach, and Linda Zurek of Bad Axe; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; siblings, Phyllis Kociba of Harbor Beach, Anna Mae (Gerald) Learman of Rapson, Margaret (James) Ritter of Bad Axe; brothers-in-law, Ed Guza of Harbor Beach, Calvin (Judy) Stacer of Harbor Beach; and sisters-in-law, Madelyn Stacer of Harbor Beach and Jardine Zurek of Bad Axe.

Melvin was preceded in death by his brother, Bob Zurek; sisters, Jeanette Guza and Evelyn Kubacki; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Marvin Kociba, Clements Kubacki, Dennis Stacer, Richard & Phyllis Ross, and Ray & Thelma Browski.

Funeral Mass for Melvin was held at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, of the Holy Name of Mary Parish, with Fr. George Amos officiating. Burial followed in the OLLH Church Cemetery.

Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach handled the arrangements. Memories can be shared at: www.RamseyFH.com

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