Elizabeth Zielinski (Kamiyama)
Elizabeth Zielinski, a resident of Clinton Twp. and a former longtime resident of Mt.Clemens, was received into the loving arms of Jesus, Saturday afternoon in Henry Ford Macomb Hospital at the age of 90 years.
Elizabeth was born in Chiba Ken, Japan on December 9, 1927 a daughter of the late Izaburo and Gen (Ikegami) Kamiyama. She completed High School at Musashino Girls High School in 1943. She met her beloved husband Leo Zielinski while he was serving in the U.S.Air Force and was married at Tachikawa Air Base Chapel, Tokyo, Japan on April 7, 1955. The couple moved many times during his service to our country before settling in Mt. Clemens. Her beloved husband Leo preceded her in death in 1982 and they are now celebrating their first Christmas together in Heaven. Elizabeth had worked for over 30 years for the Petschke Manufacturing Company of Mt. Clemens, retiring at the age of 70 years. .Elizabeth loved word search, difficult puzzles, enjoyed crochet and knitting and was an active volunteer for her church knitting club, making garments for babies and the elderly. She was an excellent cook and talented seamstress who learned to prepare the best polish food for her husband and family. Elizabeth was known for her baking, especially her array of Christmas cookies. She was proud of exercising in her later years and was most proud of her children and grandchildren..Elizabeth was a very unselfish person, wonderful mother and grandmother, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Elizabeth is survived by her devoted children, Theresa (Gary) Knoblock, George (Bonnie), Florence (Phillip) Doll, Tobias, Francis (Marianne), Patricia (Darryl) Maccagnone, 11 loving grandchildren and brothers and sisters, Hisashi, Sachiko, Yoshi, Kimiko and Tadashi.
Visitation will be held at the Faulmann & Walsh Golden Rule Funeral Home, 32814 Utica Rd. Fraser, Thursday from 2pm till 8pm with a 7pm Rosary and Sharing. Additional visitation will be on Friday from 9:30am till time of Mass at 10am in St. Paul of Tarsus Catholic Church of Clinton Twp. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp. Share memories with the family at www.faulmannwalsh.com