Stephen F. “Steve” Ignatowski
Stephen F. “Steve” Ignatowski, age 77, of Midland died Friday, September 3, 2021 as a result of complications due to Covid. He was born March 27, 1944 in Midland to the late Floyd and Harriet (Elliot) Ignatowski. Steve married the former Marilyn Margraf on May 17, 1969 and they shared 52 loving years together.
Steve was a US Veteran serving in the Army during the Vietnam war. He worked at Delphi as a Superintendent of Manufacturing retiring in 2001. In retirement he volunteered as a Foster Care Review Board Member for the Michigan Supreme Court and for the Midland County Food Pantry.
Steve loved the outdoors very much especially spending time golfing and working on his lawn. He enjoyed sports like football and softball. Steve enjoyed the casino along with playing cards and crossword puzzles. Family was the most important thing to him and he never missed a chance to see his family members sporting events.
Steve is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughters; Michelle Ignatowski, Marcey Grennier, son; Chad (Tasha) Ignatowski, grandchildren; Ryan, Brady, Delaney, Addilyn, Jake, granddogs; Carlie and Gracie, brothers; Harry (Marilyn) Ignatowski, Jim (Peggy) Ignatowski, Bill Ignatowski, sister; Cathy Yokuty.
A celebration of life will take place at 11:00am on Saturday, September 11th, at Smith-Miner Funeral Home 2700 W. Wackerly, Midland, MI 48640. A visitation will be held on Friday from 4 – 7pm at Smith-Miner Funeral Home and on Saturday from 10am until time of service. Military Honors will be under the auspices of Midland County Veterans, and US Army. Masks are required for both days.
In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Diabetes Association of Michigan, Saginaw VA Hospital, and Michigan Foster Care Closet.
Smith Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Ignatowski family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.