Nannette “Nan” Marzka, 78, of Fort Gratiot, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Lake Huron Medical Center, Port Huron.
Nannette was born December 10, 1940 in Detroit, the daughter of the late Edmund and Fanny (Disolvo) Manceau and step-father Edwin Schiavon.
Her marriage of 58 years to Kenneth Marzka was August 2, 1957, in Roseville.
Nan was a bus driver for Capac Public Schools for several years. Her love of antiques inspired her to build her own antique shop, “The Town Crier.” She was a long time member and past president of the Capac Historical Society, which she was very passionate about. She had so many talents including cooking, baking pies, decorating her home and was very crafty; she enjoyed her Tuesday art class with her friends making greeting cards and altered book art. Nan
loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are three children and their spouses, Kenneth (Shelley) Marzka of Lakeport, Kurtis (Debra) Marzka of Houghton Lake and Kathryn (William) Johns of Blissfield; six grandchildren, Jeremy (Ashley) Marzka, Andrew (Kelly) Marzka, Tiffany (Troy) Rice, Ryan (Courtney) Johns, Joshua (Jamie) Johns and Brian Marzka; nine great-grandchildren and one on-the-way, Everett, Weston, Mila, Laina, Kellen, Trevin, Abel, Leda and Rory; siblings, Raymond (Dawn) Manceau and Cindy (Richard) Harbison; special friend of many years, Dawna Schmalzel; loving companion, her dog who she lovingly referred to as “her boy Harley;” and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Preceding her in death was husband, Kenneth; son, Michael; and first grandson, Kenny.
The family honored the memory of Nannette Monday, August 12, 2019, at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Capac. A celebration of life followed. A private burial was Tuesday, August 13, in Pine Hill Cemetery, Mussey Twp.
Memorials are suggested to Capac Historical Society or Humane Society of St. Clair County.
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