Stella Debelak, age 90, of Munising, died Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at Munising Memorial Hospital following a several month illness. She was born May 27, 1932, in Melstrand, Michigan the tenth of eleven children to the late John and Veronica (Zurovski) Klosowski. While at a concert with her parents, she met talented accordion player, Richard Debelak. They were married on July 24, 1954 and together celebrated 68 years of marriage. Stella served our community working many years as a friendly and helpful clerk at the Red Owl and then Glen’s Market. She and Richard enjoyed working around their home. They tended to the apple trees, working in the garden, and even still this past summer, Stella still pushed a lawnmower to cut the grass.
She is survived by her husband Richard Debelak and numerous nieces and nephews. Stella was preceded in death by her parents and ten siblings.
A private family service will be held. Interment will be at the Munising Township Cemetery.