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Marie Elaine (Rajala) Pyonk, 73 of Sterling Heights passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. Born on February 24, 1944. United in marriage to Leo Pyonk on May 21, 1975 at the Hazel Park First Methodist Church. Survived by her husband of 41 years Leo Pyonk, daughter, Rebecca (Josh) Humphreys, grandchildren John Edwin Kenmuir, Josephine Kenmuir, Brother Ben Rajala and stepbrother Joseph P. Stimac. Her extended family included; Heather (Archie) Nolan, Ashley Nolan, Jordan Nolan, Pam (Colin)Reed, Owen Reed, Terry (Ed) Moskwa and many, many more. Preceded in death by her Father Edwin Hansen, Mother Anna Hansen, parents, Mary and Charles Rajala and sister Rosie Bussiere. Marie was loving and caring with a heart of gold. She was there whenever you needed her. Always making something, she was well known for her Angel wings. Her love for her family was strong. Marie and her husband Leo loved being together, they birdwatched, sit at Jaycee park watching the steamers and also loved woodworking and building toy trains. She was the best wife and mom and will be forever missed by all of her family and friends. Visitation for Marie will be held on Tuesday April 4th at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Rd. Clinton Twp. MI 48038 from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. A funeral service to celebrate her life will also be on Tuesday April 4th at Resurrection Funeral Home at 7 p.m. Donations may be made to her family.