Terrence Lee "Terry" Organek, age 60, of St. Johns, MI, entered into Eternal Life Friday, June 11, 2021, at Sparrow Clinton Hospital, St. Johns, MI.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI, on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:30 A.M. Burial will take place at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Fowler, MI. Visitation will be held 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 with a Rosary Service at 7:00 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel.
Terry was born in Lansing, MI on March 5, 1961, the son Gus and Jennie (Bauman) Organek. He graduated from Waverly High School, Lansing MI with the class of 1979. In 1977, Terry began working co-op at Michigan Farm Bureau, Lansing. This was the start of a 42 year career which lasted until his retirement in 2019.
On June 26, 1982 Terry married Colleen Marie Fedewa at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Lansing, MI. They were blessed with almost 39 years of marriage.
Terry was a hard working man and stayed active following his retirement. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed fishing with his family. Terry was a masterful cook and liked to grill. He and Colleen often went to auctions and estate sales; and they took daily rides on their golf cart to enjoy the surrounding nature. Terry always put the needs of others ahead of his own. Most of all, Terry loved his wife and family dearly. He always looked forward to time with his four grandchildren and great-grandson.
Terry is survived by his wife Colleen, son Jason (Tiffany) Organek of Grand Ledge, MI; daughter Kimberly Organek of Lansing, MI; 4 grandchildren: McKenzie, Soenya, Kaylee, and Michael; and great-grandson Ryder. He is also survived by 2 brothers: Gary (Nikki) Organek and Larry Organek; step-sister Sandra (Pat) Kelly; sisters-in-law: Debbie Rehmann, Linda (Bob) Shannon, and Cheryl (Gerry) Arens; and many nieces and nephews. Terry was preceded in death by his father Gus Organek, mother Jennie (Don) Carl, in-laws Steve and Marty Fedewa, brothers-in-law: Dan Fedewa and Richard Rehmann.
Memorials may be made to Clinton County Right to Life. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.