Saginaw, Michigan Passed away Friday, December 16, 2005, at Saginaw Geriatrics Home. Age 86 years.
The son of the late Adeline (Simpkins) and Harry Pelkey was born September 10, 1919 in Saginaw where he was a lifelong resident.
He married Theano Anjakos, August 23, 1947. She survives him.
He served with the U. S. Navy during WWII.
He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier retiring with over thirty-five years of service. He also served as an officer in the National Association of Letter Carriers Union.
He was an active member of Michigan Ave. Baptist Church where he had served as a Trustee and Moderator.
Surviving besides his wife are three daughters and their husbands, Renee McGregor; Aileen and James Kushon; Cheryl and William Zinz, all of Saginaw, MI.; six grandchildren and their spouses, Erin McGregor, VA; Kelly McGregor, Saginaw, MI.; Megan McGregor-Stanley, Saginaw, MI.; Carrie and Corby Horlings, Grand Rapids, MI.; Sarah and Nathan Malowinski, Bay City, MI.; Jeffrey Robert Zinz, Saginaw, MI.; a sister and brother, Adeline Laramy, Oceanside, CA.; Richard Pelkey, Traverse City, MI.; several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Harry and John (Jack) Pelkey have predeceased him.
In accordance with Mr. Pelkey's wishes, cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2005, at Michigan Ave. Baptist Church 203 S. Michigan Ave. Chaplain Doug Bassett will officiate. Friends may call at the Church from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the memorial service.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Michigan Ave. Baptist Church Abiding Memorial fund,