Stanley Jerome Rozycki, III
April 5, 1936 – June 14, 2018
Stanley Jerome Rozycki, III was born on April 5, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan. He was one of four boys born from the union of his parents: the late Senator Stanley F. Rozycki and the late Mae Ann (Rudnick) Rozycki.
He served as a page boy in the House of Representatives for President Truman, his first three years of high school before graduating with the class of 1954 from Highland Park.
It was there that he met the love of his life, Miss Marcia Brown. They were married on May 21, 1955 at St. John Vianny Church in Detroit and from this union came the birth of their three beautiful children.
To support his family, he worked at the State of Michigan Lottery Bureau for twenty-five years until retiring in 1998.
He enjoyed being outdoors, preferably hunting, fishing or just walking in the woods.
He subjected his entire family to watching Fox News making sure everyone knew about his conservative beliefs.
Above anything, Stanley loved his family. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, who nicknamed him Pops, Popsicle Papa and Popeye Stanley. He was loved by everyone who knew him and will be missed by many.
Stanley Jerome Rozycki, III, age 82, of Grayling, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on June 14, 2018, while at home surrounded by his family.
His passing is preceded by his son: Stanley Rozycki IV; his great- grandchildren: Matthew Joseph Bardwell and Amelia Hershey; brothers: Ronald Rozycki and Donald Rozycki; and his parents.
To cherish his memory, he leaves his wife of 63 years: Marcia Rozycki; his daughters: Sherry (Ed) Hershey and Karen (Gerry) Riggan; his 10 grandchildren: Dennis, Samuel (Jennifer), Marci, Stephanie (Mike), Stacie, Trena (Doug), Angela, Jason (Candice), Jordan (Millicent) and Erica; his 20 great-grandchildren: Taylor, Emalie, Jackson, Gracie, Delaney, Gavin, Michael, Molly, Joseph, Shelby, Codie, Brittany, Becca, Olivia, Jonah, Joey, Lily, Nathan, Lincoln and Cora; his brother: Gary Rozycki and many extended family members and friends.
Services were held on Monday, June 18, 2018, from 2:00-8:00 p.m., at Merkle Funeral Service, 14567 South Dixie Highway (734) 241-7070.
A Celebration of His Life took place at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, also at Merkle’s with Douglas Bleyaert officiating.
Services concluded with burial at Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lung Cancer Association.
Online guests may visit www.merklefs.com.