St. Clair Anthony “Ski” Donakowski, 62, of Grayling, Mich., passed away on Aug. 9, 2014.

St. Clair was born in Bay City, Mich., on Dec. 30, 1951, a son of the late Georgene (Manning) and Edward Donakowski. He served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. He married Ann (Lyle) Donakowski on May 2, 1985 in Conyers, Ga.

Survived by his wife Ann of 29 years; daughters: Robyn Knapp, Ilah (Lance) Campbell, and Jamie Hill; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; brother: David (Barb) Donakowski; sister: Roberta (Dave) Sullivan Preceded in death by his parents and sister Geraldine Kretzschmer.

Celebration of Ski’s Life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at 12 noon, at Krzyiak House Restaurant at 1605 Michigan Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708. Condolences may be sent to

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Assn. or American Diabetes Assn.

Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home of Grayling.