Esther J. Sanak

Birth: June 22nd, 1926
Death: March 8th, 2018
Age: 91 years

Esther J. Sanak

Pinconning, Michigan


Esther age 91 loving mother, grandmother and sister passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Standish Skilled Care Facility. She was born on June 22, 1926 in Pinconning, Michigan to the late Louis & Iva (Schott) Pickvet. She married the love of her life Alex Sanak on May 21, 1949 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Esther enjoyed working outdoors in her vegetable garden and flower gardens. She was an avid bowler for years, she enjoyed cooking, sitting on the porch and playing cards but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her children Daniel (Gayle) Sanak, Barry Sanak, Tim Sanak and Lori (Bob) Lahar, grandchildren; Jeff (Carrie) Sanak, Holly Phillips, Ashley (Josh) Vallad, Danette (fiancé Kevin Burns) Sanak, Mallori (Jake) Dzurka and Lauren Lahar, five great grandchildren Alexandra, Julian, Richie, Colin and Brennan, also two sisters Isabelle Byrne and Marcella Skuta. She was predeceased by her husband on September 12, 2008, brothers and sisters; Dallas (Ruth) Pickvet, Donna (Delbert) Laponsey, Edith (Vernon) Dubey, Kathleen (Ed) Bourassa, Peggy (Virgil) Bourassa, Louis Pickvet Jr. and Clifford (Bunny) Pickvet and two brothers in laws Ed Byrne and Bob Skuta.


Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 10:30 at from the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. James Carlson and Deacon Gary Patelski presiding with burial in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home on Monday, from 2 to 8 pm. On Monday, a Prayer Vigil will be held at 7 pm. On Tuesday, Esther will lie in state at the church from 9:30 am until time of service. The family would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to the Standish Skilled Care Facility and Compassus Hospice for the compassionate care Esther received.

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