Stephen Arthur Kranak, 65

Stephen Arthur Kranak, a longtime Sterling Heights, Mich., resident, and affectionately known as Art by many, passed away on Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, in his home at the age of 65 years.
He was born May 11, 1944, in Burlington, Vt. 
Art married his high school sweetheart, Joan Elizabeth Pekar, in their hometown of Granville, N.Y., on June 12, 1965. After graduating from Castleton State College in Castleton, Vt., Art and his young family moved to the metro Detroit area.  Art was an insurance underwriter and later worked in security for Courtyard Mariott in Utica, N.Y.  He was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed gardening.
Mr. Kranak is survived by his son, Michael Stephen Kranak of Flint, Mich.; daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne Elizabeth and Mark John Griesbeck of Armada, Mich.; grandchildren, Tyler Mitchell Kranak of Flint, Mich., Jennifer Ann Griesbeck, Scott Louis Serveny, Andrea Lynn Serveny, Jordan Michael Griesbeck and Carter Joseph Griesbeck, all of Armada, Mich.; sisters, Ann Marie Kranak of Granville, N.Y. and Carolyn C. Williams of Chipman Lake, Vt.; and several cousins. 
Mr. Kranak was predeceased by his wife, Joan, in 2001; parents, Steve and Marie (nee Marley) Kranak; and his brother, the Rev. Fr. Donald Andrew Kranak.
A funeral service took place on Thursday, Oct. 29, at Tiffany-Young and Hauss Funeral Home, 73919 North Ave. (north of 33 Mile), Armada, Mich.  The Rev. Fr. Gerry Frawley of St. Anne Catholic Church in Ortonville officiated.  Burial followed in Willow Grove Cemetery, Richmond Township, Mich.
Visitation was held Thursday, Oct. 29, at the funeral home.
 Memorial tributes may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 21311 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, Mich. 48076. www.haussfamilyfuneralhomes.com

 

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