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“I guess ill post here every year...Anyways, Tati i love you so much. Its sad that I'm 14 now but you never made it. You where taken away cause God...Read More »
1 of 32 | Posted by: Jordan Sawka - Little Sister

“Hey Tati. You know you are truly missed and I still think about you often even almost after two years. I go and visit you in the cemetery sometimes...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Mikael Everly - Dearborn, MI

“its been 1 yer since you've left us all. im sure you know that everyone of your family members thinks about you all the time. We all miss you and...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Jordan - MI - little sister

“Tati. We were never really that close, but we talked a lot in 7th grade, before you moved. I remember when we had gym together, and had our crazy...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Hannah Schotthoefer - Allen Park, MI

“tatyana and i were bestfriends threw thick and thin and i have know here since the 2nd grade. i was her turtle and she was my froggie, we never left...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: katelyn williams - brownstown, MI

“Like I said before the story is wrong and you need justice Tati but I wanted to share a few memories short and long I remember when we left the...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Jordan Sawka - Brownstown, MI

“I miss you day by day, and night by night. Even though it's close to a year after, I miss you lot's. Me and you were close, and grew closer each day....Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Noah George - Woodhaven, MI

Joey,Tatyana,Me “Tatyana i know what they said about you on the news is wrong and i wish i wasnt in my room and i couldve stopped you but apparently you were ment to...Read More »
8 of 32 | Posted by: Jordan Sawka - Brownstown, MI

“Tatyana was always such a good friend to me and a bunch of others! She will always be remembered as a warm hearted, funny, & beautiful young girl!...Read More »
9 of 32 | Posted by: Alyssa Brown - Allen Park, MI

“I don't remember Tatyana that much but she is a very good friend and i don't know why she did it but this is a life lesson that we all can learn from...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Karen Lawhorn - Flat Rock, MI

“My prayers and thoughts are with your family. I was so saddened to hear about this tragedy. My heart breaks that such a nice family has to endure...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Ms. Yesh - Allen Park, MI

“nikki & family,my name is anne marie we dont know each other but i am the mother of a 7yr little girl name janiah ciella, she is a sister of quron...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: anne marie palerino - syracuse, NY

“Tatyana went to elementary school at Arno in Allen Park. I remember her well...she was lovely. I hope Mom, Joey, Ronnie and Jordan find peace...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Michelle DesJardins

“my son josh went to school with girls. both girls are going to be greatly missed by many but just cherish the few years that they were here. i do...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Annette Piotrasch/ Joshua - MI

“Dear Nikki, We are so sorry for what happened. You are one the proudest Moms I know. You always put your children first above all else. Our heart...Read More »
15 of 32 | Posted by: Debbie Massa and Family - MI

“Dear Jordan and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts are with you. ”
16 of 32 | Posted by: Mrs. Sarah Smith - Livonia, MI

“I am so very sorry for your loss. You don't know me personally but your daughter cheered for the same squad my son played football on in Allen Park....Read More »
17 of 32 | Posted by: Brandy Burns and Bryan Brown #81 - MI

“I am so sorry for your loss, there are no words that I can offer to make any of your family feel better,and no one can imagine what you are going...Read More »
18 of 32 | Posted by: Lorna Levy-Richards - Dearborn, MI

“others wont know but we will never forget." tatyana girlfreind you will always be my doo doo brown, while walking on clouds always keep your toes...Read More »
19 of 32 | Posted by: uncle bobby - uncle

“Nicky, Our heart hurts with your heart. We are so saddened by the news. We love all of you so much and praying for peace as you face the most...Read More »
20 of 32 | Posted by: Pastor Gary and Kathy Hill - MI

“Tati was amazing. I met her in Ms.Sokolosi's class first trimester. I remember the first day I saw her walking around the school during lunch, I...Read More »
21 of 32 | Posted by: Calista Rotondo - Woodhaven, MI

“Tatyana and Bri were truly beautiful young girls. Taty always had a smile on her face in first hour last trimester. Her locker was close to mine, and...Read More »
22 of 32 | Posted by: Jackie Marlett - Brownstown, MI

“Dear Nykole, As part of your community and friends our heartfelt prayers are with you. We have come to know you and of your family and have...Read More »
23 of 32 | Posted by: Laura Smith and all the Grils at Bearclaw Coffee - MI

“Tatyana, Ive only known you since the second trimester and it seems like forever. You always sat at our table for lunch with Brianne , Cory and I...Read More »
24 of 32 | Posted by: Taylor DeBlair - Woodhaven , MI

“Dear Family, I know you don't know who I am and I didn't know who your daughter was but I knew of her. My son Darious Nundley went to school with her...Read More »
25 of 32 | Posted by: Tiffany Moss - Woodhaven, MI

“Nykole and your family... We spoke a few times over the years. I am not certain you even knew my name. I didn't know yours until now. You have a...Read More »
26 of 32 | Posted by: Tracey Barr - Allen Park, MI

“Nykole, we are so sorry for your loss. Your beautiful daughter was taken way too soon. We can't imagine what your feeling. We love you so very much....Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Cheryl Hernandez - MI

“"Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy..." Our love, thoughts,...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: David, Ursula, Kerstin, & Tanja - MI

“Tatyana and I, had 1 class together in school. She is going too be remembered for her personality and the ability to cheer people up. Prayers for her...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: Noah George - Woodhaven, MI

“Me matt linda and the kids will miss you so so much. We love you and u where taken away too soon ”
30 of 32 | Posted by: Stephanie Swantner and Matthew Jaramillo - MI

This is a picture of me and Tatyana when we were little and stayed the night at my grandmas house. “We were really good friends growing up in Allen Park, i missed her when she moved but we had been in contact. She will be missed <3 ”
31 of 32 | Posted by: Kalifornia Flatt - MI

“I am so very sorry for your loss. Your daughters life ended entirely to soon.you are in my thoughts and prayers..please find comfort in memories of...Read More »
32 of 32 | Posted by: jessica steffey - Taylor, MI


Sawka, Tatyana Anyssia-Joi, age 13 of Brownstown, passed away on Monday April 9th, 2012. Loving daughter of Nykole. Dear sister of Quron, Jovan, and Jordan. Survived by her loving grandparents Robert and Elaine. Uncle Ricky, great-uncle Bobby and aunt Roxanne, aunt Virginia and uncle John, aunt Theresa, aunt Linda and uncle Scott. Tatyana also leaves behind 3 cousins, Mandy, Jaclyn and Lily, her great-grandfather Frank Akers, as well as many other loving family and friends.