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Edward Jankowiak

Ed passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at his home in Wayland.

He was born May 10, 1952 in Saginaw, the son of Virgil and Bonnie (Hilliker) Jankowiak. Ed had worked at Carter Lumber and had been a truck driver for Best Way Disposal. In his spare time he loved riding motorcycles. Most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

In 1990 he married Jessica Laws who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Amy Middaugh, Timothy Jankowiak, Bob Schultz, Amy Schultz and Angela Schultz; 21 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Armena (Mike) Pett and brother, Bill (Deb) Jankowiak.

He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Erica Reed and brothers, Ken, Virgil Jr and Wayne.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at a later time.

Contributions in memory of Ed may be made to the

American Cancer Society.

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July 13, 2018 at 6:59 pm

I love an miss you so much already grandpa.



July 13, 2018 at 7:23 pm

Love this man to the moon and back!! You will always be “my Ed”


Bart and Evelyn Ames Steele

July 13, 2018 at 7:47 pm

Dear Jessie,

So sorry to hear about Ed, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Keep your memories and good thoughts close to your heart.


Brooke Krotz

July 13, 2018 at 8:28 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Ed was a kind man. I’m so sorry for your loss.


Nancy Holmrd

July 13, 2018 at 9:12 pm

Thinking of you and your family Jessie. Love you.


Sally Bennett

July 13, 2018 at 9:14 pm

So sorry to hear this!! Thoughts and prayers and love to the family. He was a great man and 1 of my favorite Uncle-in-laws. RIP Uncle Ed.


Kathleen Kennedy Cross

July 13, 2018 at 9:56 pm

Sorry to hear this but someone has left a child out he also had another daughter. Carrie Fenies.


Kathleen A Cross

July 13, 2018 at 10:01 pm

Sorry to hear this. Just want to say he also had another daughter that he spent time with Carrie Fenies.


Sheri & Dale Cooley

July 14, 2018 at 1:41 am

Bill & Deb, So sorry to hear of of your brothers passing. Lifting you & your family up in prayers now & in the days ahead.


Joanne & Mike Krcatovich

July 14, 2018 at 9:02 am

Bill, Deb & Family,

Sorry for the loss in your family. May Gods healing hand be with all of you giving you peace. Many prayers to all of you.

God Bless,

Mike & Joanne


Sacramenta Landrum

July 15, 2018 at 10:32 am

Deepest condolences to the Jankowiak family and friends for the loss of your loved one Edward. Find Hope and comfort in God’s wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death a resurrection back to life for the righteous and unrighteous Acts 24:15; very soon right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5.


Elaina Baptiste

July 15, 2018 at 11:14 am

I love you always and forever. I miss you so much.


Amy Schultz

July 15, 2018 at 4:42 pm

We’ll always remember

that special smile, that caring heart,

that warm embrace, you always gave us. You being there for Mom and us

through good and bad times, no matter what. We’ll always remember you Dad because they’ll never be another one

to replace you in our hearts, and the love we will always have for you. I love you and miss you Dad. Thank you for stepping up to the plate to be my Father for about 32 years. You were an amazing and loving Grandfather to all your Grandchildren. RIP and fly high with your Granddaughter Erica, Parents and Brothers. You will be forever missed and loved by so many.


Mary Culver

July 15, 2018 at 10:25 pm

My thoughts and prayers for you.


Don & Sherri Ferguson

July 16, 2018 at 7:13 am

Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. RIP friend


Angela Schultz

July 16, 2018 at 10:45 am

Dad I miss you so much .. I couldn’t have asked for a better man to be my dad. 33 years you were always there for me and I don’t know who I’m going to call on now. Thank you for being my dad all these years.


Sandra Fleming

July 30, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Jesse and family. Dan and I want to extend our deepest and most sincere sympathy to the entire family. We are so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing.


Mary and Sandi

November 16, 2018 at 8:24 pm

Jessie l just heard of your loss. I am so sorry. He was a good and loving man.


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