Duane Joseph Gorlewski, age 53, of Bay City passed away Dec. 4, 2018 at McLaren Bay Region.

He was born Aug. 20, 1965 in Rogers City to Julian and Mayvine (Orban) Gorlewski.

Duane graduated from Rogers City High School in 1983 then went on to earn his bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University. He enjoyed deer hunting, watching the Detroit Red Wings, University of Michigan sports and was an avid toy and baseball card collector.

He is survived by his parents, Julian and Mayvine of Bay City; sister, Dawn Swinehart of Allegan and brother, Kevin (Debbie) of Shelby Township; three nephews, Mason, Cameron and Nolan; two nieces, Tyla and Kaitlyn.

Duane was preceded in death by grandparents, Stanley and Bridgitt Gorlewski and Leo and Celia Orban.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 4-8 p.m. with the parish wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday at St. Dominic Catholic Church from noon until time of Mass at 1 p.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.

Interment will follow at St. Dominic Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in memory of Duane Gorlewski to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or St. Dominic Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org