The Voisin/Stewart Family
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Husband: Florian Rakowski
Name: Rocky
Born: About 1918 in Michigan 1
Married: 26 April 1947 in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan 12
Died: 08 March 1989 2
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Wife: Ruth Marie Voisin
Branch Branch to Debra Campbell
Born: 28 October 1916 in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan 3 4
Died: 12 December 2004 in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan 5
Buried: 16 December 2004 in Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan 7
Sacred Heart Cemetery

Father: Edward Anthony Voisin
Mother: Clara Elizabeth Schohl
Spouses:

Gallery

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Ruth Marie (Voisin) Rakowski
Additional Information

Ruth Marie Voisin:

Obituary: 14 December 2004, Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan 6

Transcription:

Ruth Marie Rakowski

Ruth Marie Rakowski, 88, of Bad Axe died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.

She was born Oct. 28, 1916, in Mt. Pleasant, daughter of the late Edward and Clara (Schohl) Voisin.

Ruth Voisin and Florian "Rocky" Rakowski were united in marriage April 26, 1947, in Mt. Pleasant. Florian preceded his wife in death on March 8, 1989.

Ruth was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bad Axe. She graduated from Sacred Heart Catholic Academy in Mt. Pleasant. She worked for 30 years as a cashier at Dibbles store and managed the M-53 Drive-In Theater Concession. Ruth enjoyed visiting family and friends, playing bingo, meeting friends for coffee at McDonalds, and being a member of the "Over 50 Club" at Sacred Heart in Bad Axe.

She is survived by two sons, John Rakowski and his wife, Beverly of Eaton Rapids and Jim Rakowski and his wife, Vicki, of Lansing; one daughter, Patricia Sweeney and her husband, Frank, of Lansing; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Walter Voisin and his wife, Kate, of Mt. Pleasant and Leo Voisin of Delafield, Wis.; three sisters, Rita Deni of Mt. Pleasant, Dorothy Sheahan and her husband, Jerry, of Mt. Pleasant and Lillian Webster of Mt. Pleasant.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Voisin; and a sister, Irene Edwards.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bad Axe. Officiating will be Fr. James Carlson, pastor. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe. On Wednesday there will be a parish scripture service and rosary at 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Bad Axe.

Occupation: Cashier at Dibbles store for 30 years 8

Occupation: Managed M-53 Drive-in Theater consession 9

Individual Album: 10

Branch: Debra Campbell

Marriage Notes

Marriage License: 16 April 1947, Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan 11

Abstract:

License: April 16, 1947.
Florian F. Rakowski, 29, white, of Mt. Pleasant, born in Michigan, occupation student.
Ruth M. Voisin, 30, white, of Mt. Pleasant, born in Michigan, occupation clerk.
Both were not previously married.
Parents of groom: John Rakowski and Sadie Modjewski.
Parents of bride: Edward Voisin and Clara Schohl.
Married: April 26, 1947 in Mt. Pleasant by John N. McDuffee, Priest.
Witnesses: Anthony J. Rakowski of Manistee and Lillian E. Webster of Mt. Pleasant.
--Marriage records, Isabella County, Michigan, Vol 3, p. 198, #60.

Footnotes
  1. Marriage Records, Volume 3:; Isabella County Courthouse, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. [219], Vol 3, p. 198, #60.
  2. Huron Daily Tribune; online archives (http://michigansthumb.com/: accessed). [2], Ruth Marie Rakowski; Obituary; 14 December 2004; copied; 19 November 2009; http://michigansthumb.com/articles/2004/12/14/import/20041214-archive3.txt.
    Quality: 2.
  3. Edwards, Arthur Wayne, Correspondence from Edwards, Wayne (2000) [147].
  4. Huron Daily Tribune; online archives (http://michigansthumb.com/: accessed). [2], Ruth Marie Rakowski; Obituary; 14 December 2004; copied; 19 November 2009; http://michigansthumb.com/articles/2004/12/14/import/20041214-archive3.txt.
    Quality: 2.
  5. Ibid., Ruth Marie Rakowski; Obituary; 14 December 2004; copied; 19 November 2009; http://michigansthumb.com/articles/2004/12/14/import/20041214-archive3.txt.
    Quality: 2.
  6. Ibid., Ruth Marie Rakowski; Obituary; 14 December 2004; copied; 19 November 2009; http://michigansthumb.com/articles/2004/12/14/import/20041214-archive3.txt.
    Quality: 2.
  7. Ibid., Ruth Marie Rakowski; Obituary; 14 December 2004; copied; 19 November 2009; http://michigansthumb.com/articles/2004/12/14/import/20041214-archive3.txt.
    Quality: 2.
  8. Ibid., Ruth Marie Rakowski; Obituary; 14 December 2004; copied; 19 November 2009; http://michigansthumb.com/articles/2004/12/14/import/20041214-archive3.txt.
    Quality: 2.
  9. Ibid., Ruth Marie Rakowski; Obituary; 14 December 2004; copied; 19 November 2009; http://michigansthumb.com/articles/2004/12/14/import/20041214-archive3.txt.
    Quality: 2.
  10. "Photographs," Debra (Sweeney) Campbell, Redlands, California. [37], Portrait of Ruth Marie (Voisin) Rakowski, Collins Studio; Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan; Reprint; via E-Mail August 20, 2005.
    Quality: 3.
  11. Marriage Records, Volume 3:; Isabella County Courthouse, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. [219], Marriage Record; 16 April 1947; p. 198, #60.
  12. Ibid., Vol 3, p. 198, #60.
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Citation: Mike Voisin, iSeeAncestors (http://iSeeAncestors.com/tree/groups/public/grp50037.html : revised October 29, 2013), Florian Rakowski & Ruth Marie Voisin.

Revised: October 29, 2013

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