Beloved father, grandfather, and brother passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. He was 79 years old. Carl Jan Maksimowicz was born on January 2, 1941, in Saginaw, Michigan, to the late Stanley and Frances (Dropek) Maksimowicz. He attended grade school at St. Casmir and was a proud graduate of St. Peter and Paul High School. Following graduation, Carl attended Saginaw Business School. He married the love of his life, Carolyn Marie Warzecha, on September 14, 1968, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Saginaw; she preceded him in death on March 1, 2019. Carl was employed as the office manager with Yellow Freight Trucking; retiring after many years of service. He was a current member of Kensington Church in Birmingham and formerly a member of Saginaw Valley Community Church. Carl was a volunteer with the Saginaw Commission on Aging, as well as a sponsor of the Salvation Army. He also supported the charitable efforts and organizations his wife Carolyn belonged. Above all, he enjoyed debating and discussing the political issues of today. Surviving are two daughters: Kathleen (John) McKinnon of Bloomfield Hills; Christine Maksimowicz of MA; one granddaughter, Isabel McKinnon of Bloomfield Hills; three siblings: Phillip "Gene" Maksimowicz; Mark Maksimowicz, and Phyllis Sullivan. He was preceded in death by his soul mate of 50 years, Carolyn Maksimowicz; a brother, Stanley Maksimowicz. A Memorial Service and Celebration will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020, at Glory House International Ministries, 3660 Hermansau Road, formerly known as Saginaw Valley Community Church. Pastor Richard Sayad will officiate. Burial will follow in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery, 6700 Dorwood Rd., Bridgeport, Michigan. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Salvation Army.
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