Rosalie Boesnecker, 89
Rosalie Boesnecker went to her Heavenly home Friday, November 8, 2019 at her home at Covenant Glen of Frankenmuth, age 89 years.
Rosalie Mae Schmitt was born February 4, 1930 in Frankenmuth, MI to the late Dr. George and Rosina Katherina (Weber) Schmitt. She married Harry Boesnecker on July 1, 1951; he predeceased her on October 19, 2012.
Rosalie was a lifetime member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. She graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1948, went to beauty school in Detroit and opened up Rosie’s Beauty Salon. She ran Rosie’s Beauty Salon in the back of Dr. Schmitt’s dentist office on Main Street, now the Marv Herzog Hotel.
Rosalie was a member of the St. Lorenz Confirmation Class of 1944. She was an accomplished pianist and served with Harry on various committees in the City. She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary, wrote two cookbooks for the Frankenmuth Historical Museum and was a mother and grandmother to many neighborhood children.
Surviving are two sons and three daughters: Keith Boesnecker, Ken Boesnecker, Candice (Amir) Fayaz, Constance Johnson and Carmela (Charles) Stuart; two grandchildren: Stuart Aldrich and Trisha Aldrich; six step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Rosalie was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers, Reinhold, Irma, Nestor, Charlotte, Walter and Arno; sister-in-law Margretta Conzelmann; a granddaughter, Jillian Boesnecker; a daughter-in-law, Vickie Boesnecker; a niece, Patricia Boesnecker Cushing as well as her longtime friend from second grade, Marie Fechter.
Memorial services will take place on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 11am at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, 1030 W. Tuscola, Frankenmuth. The Rev. Mark D. Brandt will officiate with private burial services in St. Lorenz Cemetery.
Rosalie’s family will receive visitors at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. on Wednesday from 2-7pm.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Lorenz Lutheran School or Covenant VNA Hospice. Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.
Ralph A. List, 102
Ralph A. List went to his heavenly home on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Wellspring Lutheran Services in Frankenmuth, MI; age 102 years.
Ralph was born on June 9, 1917 to the late Emil and Caroline (Hubinger) List. He was baptized on June 30, 1917 and confirmed on April 13, 1930 at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.
Ralph married Ruth P. List on April 19, 1947 at Zion Lutheran Church, Bay City. Ruth predeceased him on April 18, 1975. On April 21, 1979, he married Ruth (Bickel) Larson.
Ralph was a World War II Veteran serving in the U.S. Army, receiving the Bronze Star and attaining the rank of Captain. He worked for the Equitable Life Assurance Society, retiring after 34 years of service.
Ralph was a member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church having had the privilege of serving his Lord on the Board of Elders, Board of Trustees and as a Deacon. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 150, served on the City’s Board of Review for 30 years, and a member of the Charter committee of the City of Frankenmuth.
He loved his Savior, his family and his country. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and attending his grandchildren’s sporting and music events. Having lived in Frankenmuth 102 years he could not help but marvel at the change those years brought to the community he loved.
Surviving besides his wife Ruth are children Jean (Gary) Peters, Richard (Karen) List, Frank (Vicky) List, Christine (Robert) Taylor, Kathleen (Robertson) Walls; grandchildren Kellie (Dodson) Oliver, Diane (Travis) Haney, Kathleen (Ryan) Conzelmann, Thomas (Amy) Johnson, Mark (Kathryn) Peters, Terese (David) Cook, Aaron (April) List, Jared (Jessica) List, Robert Taylor, Benjamin (Kelley) Taylor, Meghan Walls, Victoria (Andrew) Spivey; 23 great grandchildren; sisters, Marie List, Lillian Bickel and many nieces, nephews and their families.
Ralph was preceded in death by brother, Harold, and Irma List; sister Ellen and Herman Schellhas; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Waldemar Bickel, Ervin and Florence Uhlmann, Erwin and Doris List, Louis and Lucille List, Richard and Eunice List and Fred and Claire List.
Funeral services took place on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth and St. Lorenz Lutheran Church with burial between services in St. Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, City Rescue Mission of Saginaw or Charity of Donor’s Choice.
Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.
Geraldine M. Reinert, 83
Geraldine M. Reinert passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Wellspring Lutheran Services Frankenmuth; age 83 years.
Geraldine Ranke was born on November 14, 1935 in Richville, MI to the late Carl and Erna (Hecht) Ranke. She was married to Richard Reinert on May 3, 1958 in Richville at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church. Geraldine was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Woman’s Club.
Surviving are a son, Dan (Mai) Reinert, a daughter, Judy Reinert, sisters Marge Knoll and Carol Pickell and a brother Carl Ranke.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her two stepsisters Berneice Kasemeyer and Bernice Reinke.
Memorial service took place on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin Street. The Rev. Homer Mosley officiated.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Arrangements entrusted to Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth. Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.
Raymond L. Daenzer, 93
Raymond L. Daenzer went to be with the Lord Monday, November 11, 2019, age 93 years.
Funeral services will take place Monday, November 18, 2019 at 11am at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 8220 Holland Road, Frankentrost, Michigan. Rev. Mark Loest and Rev. Dan Wojtowicz will officiate with burial in St. John’s Cemetery, Frankentrost.
Raymond’s family will receive visitors at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin Street, on Sunday, November 17, from 1-4pm, and on Monday at the church from 10am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost.
A full obituary will appear in the Wednesday, November 20 issue of the News.