Obituaries

Obituaries

Lynn M. Modrzynski 1951 - 2006

A memorial service for Lynn M. Modrzynski, 54, Lawrence, will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.Mrs. Modrzynski died Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, in Clinton Township after a 10-year battle with cancer.She was born Nov. 8, 1951, in Rogers City, the daughter of Bernard and Barbara Dehring Heath. She graduated from Rogers City High School in 1969 and the University of Detroit in 1973 with a bachelor's degree in economics and accounting.Mrs. Modrzynski and her husband briefly lived in Oklahoma and moved to Lawrence, where she worked as an accountant for Knight Enterprises. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Bosom Buddies-Breast Cancer Awareness of Douglas County.She married William Modrzynski on Aug. 4, 1973, in Rogers City. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include her parents, Sun City, Ariz.; a son, Joshua Modrzynski, Seattle; two daughters, Rachel Loder and husband Caleb, Lawrence, and Sarah Modrzynski, Seattle; three sisters, Katherine Owen, Springfield, Ill., Mary Visner, Phoenix, and Dona Modrzynski, San Antonio; and a granddaughter, Moira.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or Kansas University Medical Center's oncology department, sent in care of Brietzke Funeral Home, 465 N. Third St., Rogers City, MI 49779.