UETZ, JOSEPH E.; was called home to Heaven March 11, 2013; age 86. Preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mary Anne (Boudreau) Uetz. Survived by his four children, Denise (Tim) Kerr, Dianne (Mark) Heiss, Paul (Donna) Uetz, and Karen (Paul Ainsworth) Uetz; beloved grandpa of Kevin, Stephen and Michelle Kerr, Jackie, Sean and Evan Heiss, and Emma and Jake Uetz. Joe's family meant so much to him, including his many nieces, nephews, brothers, and in-laws. Joe served his country in the Air Force in W.W.II and as a ball-turret gunner in the Korean War. He served his community through Focus Hope, driving for the blind for 35 years, Dearborn Heights Goodfellows and many St. Albert the Great groups. Joe enjoyed ushering at church and stamp collecting. A memorial Mass is planned on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 10 a.m., St Albert the Great Church, 4855 Parker, Dearborn Heights, MI 48125. Donations in Joe's memory are welcome to Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington, DC 20090-6231. |
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Published in Heritage on Mar. 17, 2013