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Lorraine Wachowicz, age 75 years, of Caro, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at Tuscola County Medical Care Facility. She was born on September 5, 1931 in Detroit to the late Joseph and Helen (Kosciuszko) Urbanowski.

Lorraine Urbanowski married Michael Wachowicz, Jr. on February 3, 1951 in Saginaw. He preceded her in death on February 28, 2001. Lorraine was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Tuscola County Polish American Club.

She is survived by four children, Jayme (Mary) Wachowicz of Coldwater, Steven (Brenda) Wachowicz of Cedar Springs, Robert (Christine) Wachowicz of Milan and Theresa Wachowicz of Frankenmuth; ten grandchildren, Lori, Danielle, Katie, Renae, Kerry, Andrew, Dylan and Sarah Wachowicz, Michael and Adam Tanner; her siblings, Clara Sass of Saginaw, Cecilia Murphy of Saginaw, Renetta Ralph of Saginaw, Joyce (Carl) Benkert of Saginaw, Alvina (Dean) Neuleib of Cambridge, Illinois; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four siblings, Roman Urbanowski, Richard Urbanowski, Marie Duran and Eleanor Platko.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Naveed Mahfooz, associates and staff, the staff of Tuscola County Medical Care Facility and St. Mary's of Michigan, and her family at Sacred Heart Church.

Funeral Liturgy will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Caro on Friday, August 24, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dennis Kucharczyk officiating.

Cremation will follow the service and Rite of Committal will be at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in Saginaw.

Visitation will be at the Collon Funeral Home on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.

Vigil for the Deceased will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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