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Elna Mae Kanyak

October 25, 1935 January 13, 2019
Elna Mae  Kanyak
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Obituary for Elna Mae Kanyak

Kanyak, Elna Mae - Age 83, of Fenton, formerly of Elkton, died January 13, 2019. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Wednesday, January 16 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton, Pastor Dean Dumbrille officiating. Interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Fenton. Visitation will be 2-8 PM Tuesday with a 6:30 PM VFW Auxiliary Memorial Service, and 10 AM until the time of the funeral Wednesday. Those desiring may make contributions to the Fenton VFW Ladies Auxiliary . Elna was born October 25, 1935 in Elkton the daughter of Walter and Alma (Voss) Schuette. She came to Fenton in 1960. She married Junior "JR" Kanyak on April 15, 1967 in Fenton; he preceded her in death January 29, 2006. Elna retired from GM in 1994 with 22 years of service working as a press operator and office clerk. She was a member of UAW Local 1292 retirees. She was a member of the Fenton VFW Curtis Wolverton Post 3243 Auxiliary and had volunteered for the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor. She loved her flowers and flower gardening, traveling, and time at the cabin and snowmobiling. Surviving are: four children, Cynthia Carmer of Spring Hill, TN, Charles (Denise) Richmond of Fenton, Gerald (Jean) Richmond of Swartz Creek, Michael (Jeanette) Kanyak of Linden; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Dale (Donna) Schuette; sister Joyce Rosenthal; sister-in-law Kay Schuette; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother Alma; father, Walter; step-mother, Ella; siblings, Richard Schuette, Gerald Schuette, Arlene Fritz and Don Schuette. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

15

Jan

2:00 PM 1/15/2019 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton 48430 MI
United States

VFW Auxilliary Service

Tuesday

15

Jan

6:30 PM 1/15/2019 6:30:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

16

Jan

10:00 AM 1/16/2019 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/16/2019 1:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

16

Jan

1:00 PM 1/16/2019 1:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

Davis St.
Fenton, MI 48430

Davis St. Fenton 48430 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fenton VFW Ladies Auxiliary

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