Edward Paul Kielbas
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Edward Paul Kielbas, 94, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, February 1, 2014. He was born on July 25, 1919 in Detroit, son of the late John and Sophia (Bombacz) Kielbas.
Ed was a Merchant Marine and worked for 36 years as an oiler on the car ferry for C&O Railroad. He retired in 1979. He enjoyed fishing and traveling to California with his son Greg. He also loved relaxing with, and enjoying the company of the neighbors on his drive. He formed many special relationships from living there since 1958. Ed loved having his grandchildren and great grandchildren come and visit him at "Grandpa's Beach". He even proudly welcomed a great-great granddaughter to the beach this past summer!
He is survived by his son Greg of Port Huron, sister Eleanor Balamucki of Brooklyn, MI, Grandchildren, Katherine Wallace, Jeff (Lisa), Mike (Karen) and Rick Kielbas, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents John and Sophia, brothers John and Stanley (Mickey), sister, Martha Strzalka, and his kind, considerate and loving daughter Lynn Natre.
Visiting hours will be from 2-9 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2014 in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.
Family graveside services will take place in Lakeport Cemetery. Pastor Tim Clark of Ross Bible Church will officiate.
Memorials may be given to Paws With a Cause or the Blue Water Hospice. For guest book and information please visit karrersimpson.com
Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home
1720 Elk Street Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 985- 9605
Published in The Times Herald from Feb. 3 to Feb. 6, 2014