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(April 19, 1928 – July 7, 2013)

Bonnie J. Sapyak, 85, died on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at the Caretel Inns of Tri Cities. Bonnie was born on April 19, 1928 in Larkin Township, Midland County, Michigan to the late William and Armena (Adams) Craig. On Aug. 6, 1949, Bonnie married her sweetheart Emil Sapyak at St. Brigid’s of Kildare Catholic Church in Midland. He predeceased her on June. 30, 2000. Bonnie was a member of Assumption B.V.M. Catholic Church. She was a member of the Assumption women’s group. Bonnie was an avid Tiger fan. She enjoyed reading and doing puzzles. Bonnie is survived by her daughters, Jeri (Bob) Reidt of Cheboygan, Sandy Thurston of Lawrenceville, GA; son, Wayne (Colleen) Sapyak of Bay City; grandchildren, Nolan, Toni Jo, Michael and Matthew; great grandchildren, Elijah, Ariel, Jeremiah and Noah Tucker; sisters, Enid (Art) Siebert of Midland, Pat (Richard) Connelly of Midland, Donna Maxwell of Sanford,; brother, Jim (Darlene) Craig of Midland; sister-in-law Evelyn Craig of Midland; brother-in-law John Steger and many nieces and nephews. Bonnie was predeceased by her sisters Sarah Schaefer, Rachel Otis, Mildred Steger; brothers, Bill and Kenneth. A Funeral Service will be held at the Assumption B.V.M. Church, at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 11, 2013 with Father Joseph Griffin officiating. The family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly on Wednesday, July 10 from 4 until 7 pm and at the Church on Thursday, July 11 from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Hospice Advantage or Golden Horizons of Bay City. Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com