Obituary for Cleo Marie Ekstrom (Bauer)
Cleo Marie Ekstrom
Passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side, on January 17, 2018. Cleo was born March 15, 1941 to the late Joseph and Anna (Kirchner) Bauer. On November 24, 1962, Cleo married the love of her life, Michael Ekstrom, who preceded her in death on November 5, 2012.
Beloved mother of Terri (Jack Carter) Powers, Jackie (Kurt) Clancy, and Mike (Alicia) Ekstrom. Best MeMe in the world to Rachel (Chris) Steer, Nikki Powers, Kelsey (Peter-Paul) Dzwilewski, Bridget Clancy, Ali Ekstrom, and Grant Ekstrom. Great-MeMe of Raelynn Steer, Weston Steer, and Cameron Dzwilewski. Preceded in death by her beloved siblings Joann (Fred) Galbraith, Mary Lou (Robert) Nigohosian, and Barbara (Kevin) Crowe. Survived by her dear brother Charles (Joan) Bauer. Cleo will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
Cleo was dearly loved and will be missed by her family and many friends. Cleo wished for others to know that she was content with where she’d been and proud of who she was. Her most cherished times were with her family and friends. Cleo didn’t want anyone to mourn her death, but rather celebrate her life with the memories they hold close to their heart.
Visitation is Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 1:00-6:00 PM at the Keehn Funeral Home in Brighton (810-229-9871). Mass of Christian Burial is Monday, January 22, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Brighton at 1:00 PM. Final visitation begins at 12:00 PM at the church.