OBITUARY

Elaine Smolarek

May 21, 1935August 2, 2022
Obituary of Elaine Smolarek

IN THE CARE OF

Kaul Funeral Home

Elaine Smolarek, age 87, of Imlay City, Michigan passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Elaine was born May 21, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Paul & Louise (Sroka) Roskos. Elaine was a Cub Scout Den Mother, and a Hockey Mom. She will be missed by all who knew her. Dear mother of Karen (John) Pilotto, Matthew (Kelly Jo), Annette Gough, Greg (Cheryl), Audrey (Michael) Pionk and Donald (Sheryl); loving grandmother of Johnny, Jennifer (Jimmy), Dallas (Mike), Candice, Brandon (Olivia), Jimmy, Sarah (Mike), Sean (Katie), Kyle, Kevin (Lucia), Jerry (Tiffany), Bradley, Mitchel and Allyson; proud great grandmother of Julia, Jordyn, Emma, Mckenna, Charlie, Lanie, Colton and Violet; siblings, Phyllis (Jerry) Spinelli, Michaeline Kuskowski, Michael (Mary) Roskos, Kenny (Emily) Roskos; brother-in-law, Walt Alexander; many nieces, nephews, and friends. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband of 60 years, Robert; and sisters, Florence Alexander and Mary Lou (Joe) Lagarde. A visitation for Elaine will be held Friday, August 5, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Kaul Funeral Home. A memorial service will occur Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township, MI 48035. Inurnment will be a Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.kaulfuneralhome.com for the Smolarek family.

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  • FAMILY

  • Karen (John) Pilotto Daughter
  • Matthew (Kelly Jo) Smolarek Son
  • Annette Gough Daughter
  • Greg (Cheryl) Smolarek Son
  • Audrey (Michael) Pionk Daughter
  • Donald (Sheryl) Smolarek Son
  • Johnny, Jennifer (Jimmy), Dallas (Mike), Candice, Brandon (Olivia), Jimmy, Sarah (Mike), Sean (Katie), Kyle, Kevin (Lucia), Jerry (Tiffany), Bradley, Mitchel and Allyson Grandchildren
  • Julia, Jordyn, Emma, Mckenna, Charlie, Lanie, Colton and Violet Great Grandchildren
  • Phyllis (Jerry) Spinelli Sister
  • Michaeline Kuskowski Sister
  • Michael (Mary) Roskos Brother
  • Kenny (Emily) Roskos Brother
  • Walt Alexander Brother-in-law
  • And many nieces, nephews, and friends.


    Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband of 60 years, Robert; and sisters, Florence Alexander and Mary Lou (Joe) Lagarde.

Past Services

Friday, August 05, 2022

Visitation

Saturday, August 06, 2022

Memorial Service