Obituary of Susan Marie Dukarski
Dukarski, Susan M.
5/6/1952 – 1/11/2022
Susan Marie Dukarski, age 69, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital Saginaw, MI on Tuesday January 11, 2022 following a lingering illness. Susan was born on May 6, 1952 to Howard W. and Jean M. (Minnis) Ehlert in Saginaw, MI. Susan was a graduate of Saginaw High School Class of 1970. She worked for many years at Stardust Lanes and in retail sales before retiring in 2016.
She married the love of her life, David J. Dukarski on March 18, 1988. They were married for 34 years and he survives her. Susan is also survived by two daughters, Ashley (Phillip) Horny of Birch Run, MI and Brittany Dukarski of Frankenmuth, MI; two grandchildren, Lucia Horny and Lennon Horny; a sister, Sherry (Tom) Cary of Thomas Twp, MI; a brother, Jan (Elinor) Ehlert of Saginaw, MI; and many nieces and nephews who were dear to her heart.
Susan loved spending time with her grandchildren, vacationing with her family on Glen Lake, in Traverse City, MI and Interlochen, MI, and Sunday brunches after church with her daughters and grandchildren. Susan also enjoyed spending time attending auto shows, trips on the motorcycle with her husband, and spending time with family and friends. Susan was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church Frankenmuth, MI for 15 years.
She was predeceased by her parents, Jean and Howard Ehlert; father-in-law, Donald Dukarski; and sister-in-law, Janell Dukarski.
Cremation has taken place and A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, January 31, 2022 at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 958 E. Tuscola St. Frankenmuth, MI, with Reverend Patrick Jankowiak officiating. Visitation with the family will take place in the gathering are of the church prior to the service, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial contribution to the charity of the donor’s choice. To sign online guestbook, visit www.cremationsocietymidmi.com
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