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Steven J Janicki

December 26, 1917 February 9, 2018
Steven  J Janicki
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Steven John Janicki, Roseville, MI (December 26, 1917 - February 9, 2018)

Born in Scranton, PA to Anastasia and Peter Janicki, the family then
moved to upstate NY with seven siblings; Stanley, Alfred, Frank, Sophie, William, Henry and John.
Steven remained on the family farm until his graduation from Bridgewater, NY High School.
He then ventured to Detroit on his motorcycle to ultimately work as a machinist until retirement.
Here he met his love, Stephanie Kolarich, and married in1944 in Tucson AZ.
During WWII, Steven enlisted in the Army Airforce and was stationed in England. He was a proud crew member on the B-24 Liberator with the 458th.
Steven was an avid small plane pilot and had an active pilots license until the age of 97. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast and rode motorcycles until the age of 96.
He was the ultimate handyman and Mr. Fix It. The neighborhood kids loved to visit and chat as he repaired their bicycles.
He was a friendly, kind man and a very loving father.
He is survived by:
One brother, John Janicki.
Three children, Shirley Ann Lambertson Polley (Robert), Sally J. Green, and Thomas S. Janicki (Joyce).
Six grandchildren.
Nine great grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.
Steven lived an incredible & wondrous 100 years as a member of The Greatest Generation.
Steven and Stephanie’s ashes will be buried together at the Great Lakes National Cemetery located in Holly, MI.
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Event Information

Cremation has taken place.

Cemetery Details


Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

Holly, MI

Holly MI

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