Edward Anthony "Ed" Chapko, age 60, of Elsie, MI, passed away Monday, December 21, 2020, at Sparrow Health Systems, Lansing, MI.
A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Cyril's Catholic Church, Bannister, MI, with Rev. Fr. David Jenuwine officiating. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery, Elsie, MI. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 2-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.
Edward was born in Alma, MI on July 8, 1960, the son of Anthony John and Rose A. (Michalovic) Chapko. Ed married Sheila Wiggins on October 1, 2010, in Baraboo, WI.
Ed worked as a yard manager for Hazen Lumber for 15 years. Ed enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of Thorny Acres where he was also a treasurer for many years. He was also a lifetime member of St. Cyril's Catholic Church in Bannister, MI.
He is survived by his wife Sheila Chapko of Elsie, MI; children: David and Rebecca Chapko of Elsie, MI, daughter Jessica and Anthony Wieber of St. Johns, MI, Charlie and DJ Chapko of Ovid, MI, Kandice Plowman and Jake Vance of Crystal, MI; grandchildren: Kiana Brown, Caylin Vance, Isabella Rosado, Carlie Vance, Maizy Wieber, Daniel Chapko, Amelia Chapko, Kensley Wieber, Colton Chapko, Rhett Wieber, and Harper Chapko; mother Rose Chapko of Elsie, MI; siblings: Donna and Dale Adolph of Ithaca, MI, Kenneth and Bernice Chapko of North Star, MI, Larry and Janice Chapko of Owosso MI, Ronald and Amy Chapko of DeWitt, MI, Patrick Chapko of Ashley, MI, Peter and Angela Chapko of Perry, MI, Kathleen and Thomas Speer of Elsie, MI, and Martin and Kelly Chapko of St. Johns, MI. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Anthony "Tony" Chapko and siblings: Daniel and Rosanne Chapko.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Online condolences can be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com . The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.