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Beatrice Flannery

Beatrice Flannery

Name: Beatrice M. Flannery

Age: 89

Hometown: Port Austin

Funeral Date: July 06, 2022

Date of Birth: January 14, 1933

Date of Passing: June 30, 2022

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A funeral mass will be at 11:00am Wednesday, July 6th at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Argyle. Burial will be in Saint Joseph and Saint Ignatius Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 Tuesday at the Champagne Funeral Chapel in Pigeon.

Family of the Deceased

Bea is survived by her children Coleen (Brad) Lloyd of Dryden, Joe Flannery of Greenleaf, and Kelly (Dennis) Deciechi of Caseville; grandchildren Rachel (Jeff) Mulawa, Megan (Ben) Willson, Amber Deciechi, Kayla (Cole) Brown, Anthony Deciechi, Ross (Carly) Brown, and Ryan Brown; great-grandchildren Amelia, Annabelle, Hailey, Sawyer, Liam, and Mason; sister Pauline Polega; and companion Elmer Beard. She was preceded in death by her parents, step-mother, husband, son James Flannery, sister Ernestine Langenburg and brother Gordon Langenburg.

Biography

Beatrice M. Flannery, 89, of Port Austin, formerly of Center Line, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Scheurer Health in Pigeon. Bea was born January 14, 1933 to the late Joseph and Gertude (Gosdzinski) Langenburg. Her mother died when she was five years old and she was then raised by her step-mother Rita (Abraham) Shaw. She married Richard Flannery at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Argyle; he preceded her in death April 28, 1992. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed baking, cooking, canning, gardening and playing cards. Previously she worked at the Center Line Library.


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Duane Siemen

Duane Siemen

Name: Duane Robert Siemen

Age: 63

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: July 06, 2022

Date of Birth: July 28, 1958

Date of Passing: June 20, 2022

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 11 am at St. Anthony's Catholic Church of Holy Name of Mary Parish, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may gather at the church, beginning at 10 am until time of services at 11 am. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Memorials may be given to the Family Discretionary Fund. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

Duane is survived by his wife Tina and his mother Geraldine, children: Sarah (Friend Gary), David, Nicholas (Shaila), Melissa (Friend Richie), Derek (Amanda) and Christopher (fiancé Miranda), grandchildren: Riley, Shalya, Ayden, Cameron, Alexis, Kaeden, and Savannah, siblings: Diane (Gerald) Curran, Cindy (Glenn) Shaw, Linda (Ron) Birchfield, Richard (Gigi) Siemen, Lori (Sully) McPhail, Beverly (friend Tom) Burkhard, Dale (Patsy) Siemen, Jeanette (Steve) Falk. Duane has many nieces and nephews whom he treasured greatly. They were all proud to call him "Uncle Duane". He will be greatly missed by all. Duane was preceded in death by his son Timothy in 2017.

Biography

Duane Robert Siemen, age 63 of Harbor Beach, passed away peacefully at Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit on June 20, 2022. He was born on July 28, 1958 to Geraldine Siemen and the late Robert Siemen. Duane enjoyed life to the fullest. He had a great passion for hunting with his cousins Tommy and Mark. His interest also included restoring old barns, fishing with his grandchildren, playing euchre, and enjoyed so many good friends. He especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.


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Nettie Whear

Nettie Whear

Name: Nettie Inez Whear

Age: 89

Hometown: Bad Axe, MI

Funeral Date: Not Available

Date of Birth: January 23, 1933

Date of Passing: June 30, 2022

Funeral Home: McAlpin Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Per her wishes, cremation as taken place at Sunset Valley Crematory. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bad Axe Elementary School library in Memory of Nettie Whear, 404 Hatchet Drive, Bad Axe, MI 48413. Condolences to the family may be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

She married Harold L. Whear on June 11, 1955. Nettie is preceded in death by her husband Harold, her son Scott Whear, brother Alex Wills and great grandson Fulton Guza. Nettie is survived by her 5 children Victoria (James) Rakowski, Robert (Margarita) Whear, Lori (Ron) Smith, Charlot (Perry) Pfaff, Toni (Ken )Johnson; 15 grandchildren Star Whear, Sandra (John ) Strosnider, Grant (Stephanie ) Rakowski, Joseph (Rose ) Whear, Maitlyn (Tyler) Smith, Perry Pfaff Jr. (Amanda VanValkenburgh), Amanda (Dustin) Poppeck, Jacklyn Rochefort, Samantha (Kolbe) Guza, Hunter Rochefort, Ryan Pfaff, Debra (Lucky) Jose, Scott (Antonia) Johnson, Augustus Johnson, Aiden (Celine) Johnson; 24 great grandchildren Wyatt, Wesson Smith, Jude Rakowski, Bianca, Buddy, Cody, Layla Strosnider, Brannon, Serena Whear, Heath, Sophie, Emmitt Guza, William, Leon Pfaff, Natalie Dondineau, Marissa, Natalie, Nakita, Melanie Poppeck, Lucas Jose, Colton, Arlo, Brantly, Tucker Johnson.

Biography

Nettie Inez (Wills) Whear, 89 years old of Bad Axe, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on June 30, 2022. She married Harold L. Whear on June 11, 1955. Nettie is preceded in death by her husband Harold, her son Scott Whear, brother Alex Wills and great grandson Fulton Guza. Nettie spent most of her life in Bad Axe, her beloved home town as a mom, with the exception of nine years in Detroit as a long distance telephone operator, which she still brags that she was able to talk to Elvis. It was in Detroit that she reconnected with an old high school fellow student just home from the Korean War, married and moved back to Bad Axe. Her final years were spent as a “grandma” in the Bad Axe School system which she dearly loved working with “the best teacher she ever knew”- Tammy.


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Eldon Pierson

Eldon Pierson

Name: Eldon Cory Pierson

Age: 32

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: July 02, 2022

Date of Birth: July 03, 1989

Date of Passing: June 25, 2022

Funeral Home: Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 2 at the Zinger-Smigielski Funeral Home in Ubly. Visitation for Eldon will be at the funeral home on Friday, July 1 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Burial will take place at the Minden City Cemetery. In true Eldon fashion, a motorcycle procession will escort him to his final resting place. Luncheon will follow at the Minden City Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eldon’s family, care of his brother, Nolan Pierson. Please visit www.smigielskifuneralhomes.com to express your sympathy and sign the guest book for Eldon’s family.

Family of the Deceased

Eldon is survived by his wife of three years, Gabrielle (Leidy) Pierson; daughters, Mya-Lee, Macie, and Zoey Pierson; step-children, Cameron, Jayce, and Gemma; his parents, Sandra “Sam” Gobie and Mike Pierson (Jen Smigielski); siblings, Nolan (Bette) Pierson, Stephanie Young (Tyler Smith), McKenzie Young (Patrick Jobson), Trinity Pierson, Dalton Pierson; grandparents, Valerie Pierson, Marvin & Judith Wright; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is also survived by his three nephews, Blaine, Parker, & Ty Pierson, who idolized their Uncle Eldon tremendously. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Stephen Gobie, Sr., grandfather, Albin Pierson, and aunt, Carla Pierson.

Biography

Eldon Cory Pierson, 32, of Harbor Beach, passed away from injuries sustained from a tragic accident on June 25, 2022. Eldon was born July 3, 1989, to Sandra “Sam” (Wright) Gobie and Allen “Mike” Pierson in Deckerville, Michigan. He married Gabrielle Leidy on March 28, 2019 in Las Vegas. He lived most of his life in Minden City and graduated from Ubly High School in 2007. Eldon worked as a butcher at both Weltin & Maurer Meatpacking, before joining his dad at Pierson Piling as a foreman/operator building seawalls. He would often collect interesting stones and rocks from job sites and enjoyed watching eagles over the water. Eldon had his own unique style. Each time you saw him, he would either have a different hair color or a new tattoo. He took pride in his talent for finding the most bizarre items from multiple pawn shops. Eldon liked tearing up the go-cart tracks with his wife on weekends and aspired to open his own track someday. Other things Eldon enjoyed were spending time with his children, fishing, kayaking, skateboarding, and hunting & target shooting with his brother. Another hobby he had consisted of driving anything with a motor on it. If it didn’t have a motor, he would figure out a way to put one on it. Eldon was very creative and artistic. He would often paint or draw on anything he could make bright and colorful. Eldon was a free-spirited, rebellious individual who undoubtedly lived his life to the fullest.


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Beatrice Drake

Beatrice Drake

Name: Beatrice M Drake

Age: 98

Hometown: Minden City, MI

Funeral Date: June 29, 2022

Date of Birth: June 04, 1924

Date of Passing: June 24, 2022

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Mass of Christian burial for Beatrice will be held on Wednesday June 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Dwight Michigan, with Fr. Craig Carolan officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at MacAlpine Gage Chapel in Kinde, Michigan, from 3:00-8:00 PM, and also from 10:00 until the time of service on Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Research Hospital. Condolences may be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhom.com.

Family of the Deceased

Beatrice is survived by her children Melvin (Pam) Drake, and June (Mark) Tice; her grandchildren Renee (Bill) Guigar, Melissa (Corey) Miller, Jennifer Drake, Joshua (Kelly) Drake, Tami (Chris) Wahl, Scott Toner, Shawn Tice; step-grandchildren Courtney (Joshua) Logan, Mandy (Archie) Patterson, Chad (Tricia) Fisher, 5 great grandchildren, and 6 step great grandchildren; brothers Wilfred and Gerald; sisters Jeanette Heilig, Lucy Hintz and her sister in law Lillian Drake, and many nieces and nephews. Beatrice was preceded in death by her brothers Paul , Clarence , Mark , Ralph, Benjamin, Bernard , Bill, Nick, Harold; sisters Nona Heilig, Gert Cerveny, Catherine Stewart, Genevive Mitoff, Margaret Peyok, Winnie Sageman, Regina Koglin, and step-grandson Dustin (Buck) Tice.

Biography

Beatrice M. (Heilig) Drake, 98 years old, passed away on June 24, 2022, at McLaren Thumb Hospital. Beatrice was born on June 4, 1924 in Minden City to the late William and Margaret (Oswald) Heilig. She and Irvin Drake were married on October 10, 1942 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Port Austin, Michigan. He preceded her in death on August 31, 1971. Beatrice resided on the family farm for the last 70 plus years. Being one of twenty-one brothers and sisters growing up together, her children enjoyed hearing about their many stories and adventures being part of this large family. Beatrice helped in caring for her siblings growing up, and she enjoyed keeping busy. She took pride in keeping her home and yard neat and tidy. Dandelions were not a flower she enjoyed, and she worked hard to rid her garden of those nasty plants. One of her favorite activities to do was a rousing fun card game with family on the weekends, and enjoying her grandchildren.


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Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson

Name: Kelly Lynn Anderson

Age: 56

Hometown: Caro, MI

Funeral Date: Not Available

Date of Birth: January 08, 1966

Date of Passing: June 27, 2022

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A grave side service will be at Caseville Twp Cemetery at a later date. Champagne Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Social “U” in Reese, Michigan (www.socialuamazing.org)

Family of the Deceased

Kelly is survived by her mother Gail Anderson of Pigeon; sister Sue Ellen (Andrew) Riesterer of Sterling Heights; sister-in-law Pat Anderson of Pigeon; nieces and nephews Bryan (Allison) Anderson, Allison (Benjamin) Roundtree, Joe Riesterer, Carly Riesterer, great nephew Hugh Roundtree, great niece Blakely Anderson and special care-givers Sherry Mocniak, Andrea, Chelsea, Darlene, Julie, and many others who touched her life. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, father Bruce Anderson, sister Elizabeth Anderson, brother Kurt Anderson and longtime care-giver Jean Malkowski. The family would like to thank Kelly’s care-givers and Compassus Hospice for their love, care and compassion.

Biography

Kelly Lynn Anderson, 56, of Caro, formerly of Pigeon, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022 at McLaren Thumb Region Hospital in Bad Axe. Kelly was born January 8, 1966 in Pigeon. Kelly was blessed and a blessing to many. Kelly liked outings with her special care-givers and friends, animals, shopping, clothes, beads, food, Christian and country music, cartoons and coffee.


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M. Roberts

M. Roberts

Name: M. Layne Roberts

Age: 54

Hometown: Harbor Beach

Funeral Date: June 30, 2022

Date of Birth: October 27, 1967

Date of Passing: June 18, 2022

Funeral Home: Ramsey Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass is scheduled for Thursday, June 30th, 2022 at 11 am, at Our Lady Of Lake Huron Catholic Church of the Holy Name of Mary Parish in Harbor Beach Michigan. Visitation will begin at 10 am until the time of service at 11 am. Luncheon to follow immediately after in the church basement. Arrangements are being handled by the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Memorials may be given to the Family Discretionary Fund. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com

Family of the Deceased

He is survived by his parents Richard and Diane of Harbor Beach, Sister Tracy (Mark) Schave of Bad Axe, Brothers Tyler Roberts of Zilwaukee, Carter Roberts of Saginaw, and Trevor Roberts of Midland. Niece: Cora Roberts, Nephews: Parker, Gibson, Beau, Owen and Lars Roberts, several aunts, uncles, cousins, his dear friend Sandra Danna of Marysville, and many IBE L.U. 58 Brothers/Friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Harry and Frances (McDonald) Roberts, Kenneth and Agnes (Maurer) Capling, Uncle James Roberts, Uncle Michael Capling, Aunt Donna (Capling) Chamberlain, Infant Nieces and Nephew: Lainey, Cady and Mark Tyler Schave.

Biography

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce the passing of Layne M. Roberts on June 18th 2022 at McLaren Bay Region Hospital, in Bay City Michigan with his loved ones by his side. On October 27, 1967 Layne was born to Richard and Diane (Capling) Roberts in Harbor Beach Michigan. He was the eldest of five siblings. Layne was intelligent, kind hearted, handsome, had a beautiful smile, and was blessed with many talents, one of which was music. Layne learned to play the ukulele at the age of six, and later learned to play the guitar, piano, accordion, and harmonica, he especially loved the guitar. In his youth, he enjoyed smelt and sucker fishing with family and friends at the creek by his grandparent's house on Lake Huron, building snow forts and sledding with his siblings, and cousins next door. Layne enjoyed hunting with his dad, and later hunted in Northern Michigan with friends, and was an excellent marksman. He raised ducks and chickens, loved dogs, riding horses and was an excellent gardener. He was the type of person who would help anyone in need. Layne worked as an electrician for many years, and was a member of the INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS L.U. 58., and earned the top license of Master Electrician with expertise in commercial and residential electrical installation, air conditioning, refrigeration, heating/furnace repair, etc.. Layne was a perfectionist and excelled in the exacting nature this work required. He made friends in his chosen field, and earned the respect of so many of his peers. When he entered a room, his presence was known without him having to say a word. Layne will be very dearly missed.


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Gary Babcock

Gary Babcock

Name: Gary Lee Babcock

Age: 80

Hometown: Port Austin

Funeral Date: June 27, 2022

Date of Birth: August 13, 1941

Date of Passing: June 21, 2022

Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home

Funeral Information

The funeral service for Gary will be held on Monday, June 27th at 11:00 AM at the Free Methodist Church of Bad Axe, with Pastor Jerry Sutton and Michael Goforth officiating. Visitation for Gary will be held on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 2:00-8:00 PM, at MacAlpine Funeral Home in Bad Axe, and from 10:00 AM until the time of service on Monday, at the church. In lieu of flowers, if you prefer, the family has suggested you contribute to St. Jude Research Hospital, Port Austin Splash Pad (@ Port Austin State Bank) or the American Legion Post 499, in Gary’s name. Condolences may be shared for the family at www.macalpinefuneralhome.com

Family of the Deceased

Gary is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lori, children Jill and Glenn, Jeff and Amy; grandchildren Breyton (Zack Osmond), Colby, Parker, and Griffin. He is also survived by his siblings Sam (JoAnne) Babcock, Dick, Martha Babcock, Evelyn (Steve) Petker, sisters in law Alma Babcock, Mary Ellen Babcock, and many special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers Tom, Matt; and sister in law Jane Babcock, and niece Shari Etzel.

Biography

Gary was born on August 13, 1941, in West Branch Michigan, to the late Samuel and Bertha Babcock. He was a Port Austin High School Pirate, graduating in 1959.Gary then went on to spend four years in the Army as a paratrooper. Upon his return, he married Lori Hull in 1968, and they raised two children Jill and Jeff. Gary was a sail maker in Grosse Pointe, worked at Firestone Seat Belt Company in Bad Axe, and started the Buffalo Canvas Co. Gary retired from Dow of Harbor Beach, which allowed deer to cross M-25 safely and save money on car insurance. Gary was one of a kind; generous, a good friend and always around to help someone in need. He was a devoted husband, father and known by many as “Papa”. His greatest treasures are his grandchildren who could do no wrong. He enjoyed golfing and tinkering at his favorite location, the carwash. Gary Babcock, a great Man. Gary Lee Babcock passed away on June 21, 2022


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Jeanette Mason

Jeanette Mason

Name: Jeanette A. Mason

Age: 79

Hometown: Caseville, MI

Funeral Date: June 26, 2022

Date of Birth: September 30, 1942

Date of Passing: June 21, 2022

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be 4:00pm Sunday, June 26th at the Champagne Funeral Chapel in Pigeon with Rev. Joseph Atchinson officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00am Sunday and continue until the time of the service at 4:00pm.

Family of the Deceased

Jeanette is survived by her children Pamela (Butch) Watkins of Walled Lake, Sandra (Ken) Kahsin of Caseville, Pastor Randy (Theresa) Mason of Maryville, TN; 9 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter; and sister Gloria Sharpe of Greenfield, TN. She was preceded in death by her brothers Paul and Dee Childress and husband Norman Mason.

Biography

Jeanette A. Mason, 79, of Caseville passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Brian’s House in Hampton Twp. Jeanette was born September 30, 1942 in Greenfield, Tennessee to the late J.B. Childress and Prudy (Scott). She retired as a park superintendent in Texas. She loved boating and fishing. She was a member of Serendipity Church in Florida. She moved to Caseville in 2019 having previously lived in Texas and Florida. Most of all, she was a devoted mother and grandmother.


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Mark Bushey

Mark Bushey

Name: Mark A Bushey

Age: 61

Hometown: Caseville,MI

Funeral Date: June 25, 2022

Date of Birth: October 10, 1960

Date of Passing: June 19, 2022

Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Chapel

Funeral Information

A funeral mass will be 10:00am Saturday, June 25th at St. Felix Catholic Church, Pinnebog with Fr. Robert Pare presiding. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Family and friends may begin gathering at 9:00am at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Family of the Deceased

Mark is survived by his parents Maurice and Catherine of Caseville; siblings Maribeth of California, Matthew (Marybeth) Boucher of Lake Orion, Linette (Keith) Baur of Caro, Janice (Dan Glidden) of Wisconsin, Renee (Bill) Jacobson of Massachusetts, Brian (Stacey) of Mason; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his niece Grace.

Biography

Mark A. Bushey, 61, of Caseville, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022 at McLaren Bay Region Hospital in Bay City. Mark was born October 10, 1960 in Bay City to Maurice and Catherine (Krzewinski) Bushey. He graduated from Laker High School in 1978 and attended Northwood University. Mark worked as a computer consultant. As the first born of seven, Mark served as his family’s leader, compass, and source of goodness for 61 years. He saw this as his life’s purpose. Mark guided by example, found joy in the simple, and embraced a spirit of acceptance. As Godfather to Shannon, Alex, and Zachariah, his love and sense of duty extended to his 16 nieces and nephews, where his smile, warm heart and joyful presence lives on. As a devoted son, he cared for his mother and father until his final day. An avid sports fan, Mark enjoyed all sports – especially the Detroit Tigers and Lions – and most recently attended the Indianapolis 500 in May.


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Edward Adler

Edward Adler

Name: Edward Eugene Adler

Age: 87

Hometown: Palmetto, Florida

Funeral Date: June 25, 2022

Date of Birth: November 21, 1934

Date of Passing: January 08, 2022

Funeral Home: Brown & Sons Funeral Home

Funeral Information

Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. with a Memorial Service to follow at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bad Axe, Michigan. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, Florida 34209 is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bad Axe, Michigan 48413. Condolences may be made to: www.brownandsonsfuneral

Family of the Deceased

He was preceeded in death by his four siblings: Herman Adler, Anna Sawielski, William Adler, John Adler; his parents George and Laura (Klug) Adler, and his son-in-law Richard Meinhold. Ed is survived by his wife of 62 years, Janet (Kennedy), his five children: Susan Meinhold (Grand Rapids, MI); Barbara (James) Weston (Grand Rapids, MI); Pamela (Shawn) McGuire (Las Vegas, NV); Steven (Deanna) Adler (Marshall, MI); Lynn Brown (Grand Rapids, MI). He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren: Cari (Bryan) Kitahara; Michael Meinhold (Jaclyn Siev); Brian Meinhold (Maddie Watson); Sara Weston (David Condon); David (Sophie) Weston; Aaron McGuire, Meg McGuire; Nicholas Adler, Elise Adler, Molly Adler, Grace Brown, and Nathaniel Brown. Ed was blessed with three great grandchildren: Connor and Cameron Kitahara and Reiya Meinhold Siev.

Biography

Edward Eugene Adler, 87, of Palmetto, Florida, passed away on the 8th of January, 2022, surrounded by his wife and children. Ed was born and raised in Ruth, Michigan. His father retired from farming when Ed was 11 years old and the family moved to Bad Axe, Michigan. Ed lived in his childhood home in Bad Axe for 71 years before moving to Palmetto. Ed graduated from Bad Axe High School in 1952. After high school he worked on a lake freighter for Great Lakes Shipping for two seasons before joining the Army. He received his training in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and served in Anchorage, Alaska for two years. He worked at Great Lakes Mobile Homes in Marlette, Michigan; Hamill Manufacturing (seat belt) in Bad Axe, Michigan; and NutraSweet in Harbor Beach, Michigan. Ed loved watching his children and grandchildren playing sports and performing in band concerts and marching competitions. He was a devoted Detroit Tigers and Michigan football fan. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Bad Axe where he served as an usher and on the Financial Board for many years.Ed had a wonderful gift of bringing laughter and smiles to others. He cherished the annual Adler family summer vacation held in northern Michigan where he was able to spend time with several generations of the family he and Janet started. He leaves behind a legacy of kindness, faith, servant leadership, and service to his country.


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