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Robert Henry Guigar

May 6, 1940 — February 5, 2017

Mr. Robert H. Guigar, 76 of Ubly, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe. He was born on May 6, 1940 in Minden City to the late Henry and Irene (Pelot) Guigar. He married Barbara Franzel on June 15, 1963 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Freiburg. She preceded him in death on November 6, 2010. Robert first attended a country school in Minden City and then continued his education at the Ubly Community Schools. He enjoyed spending time with his family, singing and dancing to polkas, playing euchre and casino trips. Robert was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and all around great man. He will be fondly remembered, loved and missed by many. Robert is survived by two sons, James Guigar of Harbor Beach, Timothy and his wife, Judy of Cass City; one daughter, Kimberly Guigar and her special friend, Harry Osantowski of Ubly; 4 grandchildren, Jessica Essenmacher and her husband, Kenneth, Todd Michael Guigar Jr., Cari Jo Meffer, Michael Guigar; 5 great grandchildren, Connor Ray, Jozilyn Jean, Amber Brooklyn and McKenzie Essenmacher, Mason Joseph Meffer; one brother-in-law, Robert Pelot; three sisters-in-law, Marcy Guigar, Penny Guigar and Vicky (Dennis) Walling. He was preceded in death by one son, Todd Guigar Sr.; three grandchildren, Raymond Osantowski, Cory Osentoski and Bobby Leigh Guigar; one brother, Gerald Guigar; one sister, JoAnn Pelot; 2 brothers-in-law, John Franzel and Arthur Guigar; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Rumptz and her husband, Wayne. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 am Friday, February 10 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Good Shepherd Parish in Freiburg. Rev. Charles Hammond, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery in the spring. Visitation will be at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly on Thursday from 2:00-9:00 pm and at St. Ignatius Church in Freiburg on Friday from 10:00-11:00 am. There will be a parish vigil service Thursday evening at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
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Visitation

Thursday, February 9, 2017

2:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

2091 E Main St, Ubly, MI 48475

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Prayer Service

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

2091 E Main St, Ubly, MI 48475

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Visitation

Friday, February 10, 2017

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Ignatius Catholic Church

1826 Cumber Rd, Ubly, MI 48475

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