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Madeline Sumbera

April 26, 1930 February 19, 2019
Madeline Sumbera
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Obituary for Madeline Sumbera

Madeline Sumbera

Age 88 of Owosso and Bradenton, Florida, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Hospice House of Shiawassee County.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10am Saturday February 23, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Dieudonne Ntakarutimana officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family at Nelson-House Funeral Home, Owosso Chapel on Friday February 22 from 3pm to 8pm with a rosary being prayed at 7pm.

Madeline was born April 26, 1930 in Maple Grove , the daughter of Alphons and Clara (Ebenhoeh) Angst.

She graduated from St. Michaels in Maple Grove, New Lothrop.

Madeline's was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where she sang in the church choir and was a member of the women's auxiliary. Music was a passion for Madeline, she enjoyed polka and square dancing and being a member of the Fun Band in Bradenton, Florida. Most of all she adored her large family, cooking and baking for them.

She married John Sumbera II at St. Michaels Maple Grove, New Lothrop on May 16, 1953.

Madeline's passion in life was being a mother. She was the best wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She adored her family and loved taking care of and raising her children.

Madeline is survived by her children Shar (Tom) Shepherd, Nor (Kim) Brown, John (Cindy) Sumbera, Collene Brown, Dennis (Julie) Sumbera, Robert (Claudia) Sumbera, Marlene Sumbera (Eric Eubanks) and Thomas Sumbera; seventeen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other loving family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband John Sumbera II; son-in-law Bruce Brown; her parents and seven brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice House of Shiawassee County or to the family for a future memorial to their mother.

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3:00 PM 2/22/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/22/2019 8:00:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Chapel
120 E. Mason Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States





10:00 AM 2/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

915 East Oliver Street
Owosso, MI 48867

St. Joseph Catholic Church
915 East Oliver Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States

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