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Carkner, Leona(nee Petrowski) age 93 Feb. 26, 2018. Preceeded in death by her husband Gordon Carkner, daughter Karen Dionisi and granddaughter Catherine Gorecki. Leona was born and lived in Hamtramck, MI. In 1942 she graduated from St. Ladislaus High School; later in life she attended Oakland University for Labor Education Studies. While in high school she was an operator for Michigan Bell; then an Air Traffic Controller for the Air Force. She worked at Dodge Main, and as an auditor for Ford Motor Co. She retired from the Ford Chesterfield Trim Plant. Leona and Gordon retired to Clare, Michigan and enjoyed fishing and gardening. In her later years she lived with her son Ted and his family, and daughter Shirley and her family. Her hobbies were playing cards, bingo, casinos and crocheting. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her son Ted(Debbie)Gerutta and daughter Shirley Gorecki, grandchildren Samantha, Rachel and Kyle Gerutta and David and Elizabeth Gorecki and Louis and Michael Dionisi, great grandchildren Victoria Baird, Alexis Ocampo and Dominic and Haley Dionisi. Visitation Saturday 11am until time of funeral service at 11:30am at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. 36900 Schoenherr Rd. at Metro Pkwy(16 Mile Rd.). Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Family requesting no flowers. Share memories with the family at their On-Line Guestbook" at