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Dennis O'Berski

June 14, 1950 — December 2, 2014

64, of Cass City, died unexpectedly Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in his home. He was born June 14, 1950 in Bad Axe to Elmer and Bernice (Masa) O'Berski. He married Anita Priscilla Scott January 31, 1976 in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Ubly. She died September 4, 2005.

Dennis attended Ferris State College in Big Rapids. He worked for Saginaw Asphalt Paving Company as an Estimator and Project Manager retiring after over 40 years of service. Dennis was a member of St. Pancratius Catholic Church and Cass City Gagetown Knights of Columbus Council #8892. He loved watching movies, going fishing and watching Detroit Tiger Baseball. Woodworking was a lifelong passion of his. Dennis worked for a cabinet maker in his younger years between seasonal work with Saginaw Asphalt. He also liked to play the piano a bit. Most important to Dennis was spending time with his family and friends.

Dennis is survived by his children: Garret S. O'Berski of Cass City, Julie (Dave) Westhaus of Manistee; step grandson, Evan Lukas; Dennis was very excited to learn that his first grandchild is due June 14, 2015. He will also be missed by sisters: Kathy (Larry) Kelly of Bad Axe, Diana (Ron) Adrianse of Oscoda; brothers: Kenneth (Christine) O'Berski of Ubly, Garret O'Berski of Ubly; brother-in-law, Ross (Linda) Scott of Sandusky; nieces and nephews: Jodie Nelson of Yorktown, VA, Richard Nelson of Oscoda, Chad (Ashley) O'Berski of Bad Axe, Michelle (Andy) Davis of Norton Shores, Christine Scott of Sandusky, Rena Scott of Sandusky; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Sgt. Richard Nelson.

Memorial service held 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Kranz Funeral Home Cass City with Rev. Christian Tabares, Our Lady Consolata Parish, St. Pancratius Catholic Church officiating. Interment will be in Novesta Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Rawson Memorial Library or Cass City Gagetown Knights of Columbus Council #8892. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at

Visitation: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Kranz Funeral Home – Cass City

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195

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