Dagoberto "Bert" J. Mendoza, 51, of Pinconning, our genuine and devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and true friend was born into eternal life on the evening of Saturday, November 7, 2015. Bert was born in Crystal City, Texas on January 6, 1964, the son of Gudalupe G. and Olga (Gonzalez) Mendoza. He resided in Asherton, Texas until moving to Michigan in 1966. While in school, he met the former Lori Johnroe. They dated, fell in love, and were eventually united in marriage on October 22, 1994. Bert was known for his love of working in the outdoors. His passion for hunting, fishing, music, and most importantly, his friends was true and unmatched. As a man who never knew a stranger, Bert will always be remembered as a wonderful people person. His memory will live on in the hearts of his friends and family for years to come. In addition to his parents, Guadalupe and Olga Mendoza, Bert is survived by his wife, Lori Mendoza; children, Amanda Mendoza and Nicole and husband, Seth Godley; granddaughter, Khloi Rodriguez; brothers, Rick Mendoza and Mike Mendoza, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Bert was a skilled bird hunting dog trainer and is also survived by his canine companion, Maddie. The family will be present to receive visitors on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Vigil for the Deceased at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. On Wednesday, November 11, 2015, Bert will be taken to All Saints Parish (St. James Church), 710 Columbus Ave., Bay City, where visiting will continue from 10:00 AM until the time of Bert's 11:00 AM Funeral Liturgy. Fr. Jose Maria Cabrera will officiate with cremation to follow. Memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.

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  1. That laugh though, will never forget it, his laugh and his smile were contagious he would light up a room. I prey he knew how much we Loved him he will be greatly Missed.

  2. Haven’t seen Bert since High school. He was a good friend to everyone he met. Prayers to the family for your loss.

  3. Amanda and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

    Lori Johnroe

  4. So very sorry to hear about Bert. Haven’t seen him since high school but have fond memories of Bert at BBC. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this very difficult time. Warmly, Heidi VanDerwill

  5. My condolences just found out we are so sorry Burt was such a sweet and good person Be praying for peace and comfort to all of you tell your mom and dad I’m missed them and love them so much . David and Sylvia garza

  6. Sorry to hear of “Berts” passing. He was always compassionate and tried to help others. The world looses out . We and the world and can always use more “Berts “

  7. Lori, so sorry for your loss, I know it’s been a long hall, if there is anything I can do for you let me know. The world lost a good man and you lost a wonderful husband, and the girls lost a loving father. Thoughts, prayers, and hugs to all of you. Greg and Holly Rigg

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