Martha A. Hurtubise

Resided in Bark River, MI
Died October 30th, 2016

Martha A. (Kwarciany) Hurtubise, 82, of Bark River, joined her soulmate and husband of over 52 years Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River.

Martha was born on February 26, 1934 to Martin and Sophie (Meyers) Kwarciany. She graduated from Bark River Harris High School and was a lifelong resident of Bark River.

On June 4, 1955, she married Ronald Hurtubise at St. George Church in Bark River.

Martha worked for Robinson Furniture for 15 years as a furniture assembler.

She was a member of the Bark River Legion Auxiliary and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.

In her spare time she enjoyed simply appreciating the outdoors. She loved taking rides, looking for deer and sitting at the park watching the lake.

Her second family started December 27, 1989 when her granddaughter, Renee was born. She began babysitting for her which quickly became her purpose of life.

She is survived by her children, Keith (Sue) Hurtubise of Denver, CO, Brenda (TJ Arnt) Hurtubise of Perronville, and Mary (Todd) Urbanc of Bark River; granddaughter, Renee (Nicholas) Stuible of Smyrna, TN; brother, David (Vivian) Kwarciany of Milwaukee; brother-in-law, Al (Paula) Hurtubise of Shawano, WI; sister-in-law, Gale Hurtubise of Illinois; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and an aunt.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Ronald.

The family will greet friends and relatives on Monday, November 14th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church from 10-11 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. with Rev. Darryl Pepin officiating. A meal will follow in the church hall.

Burial will take place in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Schaffer.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that Martha’s friends and relatives to spend a special moment with those you love in her memory.

Any kind gesture of a food donation, would be greatly appreciated on Monday, November 14th to the church hall after 9 a.m.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Hurtubise family.

5 Tributes to “Martha A. Hurtubise”

  1. Keith, Brenda, Mary, and family, My condolences on the loss of your Mother. I thank you, Mary, for keeping me informed about her health. She was a good friend as was your Dad. I will miss them both. I will be unable to attend the funeral mass as I am in Florida for the winter, but know that my prayers and thoughts will be with you. I have already requested Masses for your Mom.

  2. Cousins, Keith, Brenda and Mary and your families: Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you on the loss of your mom. She will be greatly missed and I know the rides out to camp won’t be the same.

  3. Deepest sympathy to all of you. Martha was our neighbor and we missed seeing her drive by this past summer, with her arm out the window and that little wave she sent. Rest In Peace Martha. Back with Ron again. I know you missed him dearly.

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