Anita A. Hildner, 91
Anita A. Hildner, Frankenmuth, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Lutheran Home of Frankenmuth. Age 91 years, Anita Bickel was born on May 2, 1922 in Frankenmuth, MI to the late Otto F. and Agnes (Bierlein) Bickel. She was married to Harold Hildner on June 28, 1941; he preceded her in death on January 19, 1999. Anita had been employed in Saginaw by the Morley family, and as a cook at St. Lorenz Lutheran School. She was a volunteer at the Lutheran Home for many years as a seamstress. Anita attended school in Frankenmuth up until the 10th grade, after which time she helped raise her family. She later received her high school diploma at age 70.
Surviving are three sons, Tim (Bonnie) Hildner, Frankenmuth, MI, Tom (Nancy) Hildner, Bozeman, MT and Jack (Bonnie) Hildner, Riverton, WY; grandchildren, Nathan Hildner, Erin (Jason) Roenicke, Rachelle (Richard) Galsterer, Cori Baker, Nicole Baker, Travis Baker, Kate Hildner, Mike (Jill) Hildner, Paul Hildner; great grandchildren, Audrey Roenicke, Zachary Hildner, Breanna Hildner, Kiara Hildner, Rhylan Hildner; one great great grandchild, Jocelyn Hildner; brothers and sisters, Marie Creger, Gertrude Maves, Lenore Frank, Wallace Bickel, Fran Warnemuende, and many nieces and nephews.
Anita was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Leidel, and a brother, Edward Bickel.
Funeral services took place on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. and St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. The Rev. Gary Bender officiated with burial between services in St. Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Lorenz Music Fund or St. Lorenz Student Aid Fund. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at http://www.cederbergfh.com/.
Christine Cook, 57
Christine Cook, Frankenmuth, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Lutheran Home of Frankenmuth, after a courageous battle with cancer. Age 57 years, Christine Abraham was born on March 4, 1956. She was married to James E. Cook on March 12, 1993; he preceded her in death on May 22, 2010. Christine was the owner of Miss Christineís Dance Directions for over 30 years. She was a member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church and loved gardening, music and her dance students.
Surviving are her daughters, Erika (Keith) Morris, Holt, MI, and Elissa (Kyle) Griffin, Baytown, TX; mother, Ruth Abraham Baker, Frankenmuth, MI; sister, Ruth (Richard) Montcalm, Monroe, MI; step-children, Jeffrey (Bridget) Cook, Jason (Rebecca) Cook, Jessica (Mike) Cronk; five grandchildren, Benjamin and Kathryn Morris, Savannah Cronk, Elaine Cook, Maeceo Cook and many nieces and nephews.
Christine was preceded in death by her father, Harold Abraham; brother, Timothy Abraham; and sister, Mary Scott Snead.
Memorial Mass was celebrated on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 958 E. Tuscola St., Frankenmuth, MI; Fr. Robert Byrne officiated. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, St. Lorenz Foundation, or Hospice of Hope. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at http://www.cederbergfh.com/.
Erna Rodammer, 90
Erna Rodammer, Frankenmuth, MI, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Lutheran Home of Frankenmuth. Age 90 years, Erna was born on April 28, 1923 in Millington, MI to the late Louis and Lottie (Dittmar) Reinert. She was married to Arnold Rodammer on November 14, 1943 at St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Millington, MI; he preceded her on July 31, 1993. Erna was a member of St. Michaelís Lutheran Church in Richville, MI. She worked on the family farm, at Universal during WWII, at Frankenmuth Cheese House and at Bronnerís, retiring in 1985. Erna enjoyed visiting with family and friends, crocheting, reading and word search puzzles.
Surviving are; her children, Donna (Kenneth) Jammer, Vassar, MI, Gerald (Sandra) Rodammer, Frankenmuth, MI, and Alan (Jean) Rodammer, Vassar, MI; eight grandchildren, Julie (Pete) Bender, Dale Jammer, Sally Heinzman, Angie (Jon) Bickel, Tony (Leanne) Rodammer, Nick (Nicole) Rodammer, Joshua (fiancťe, Sheana Bassett) and Abby Rodammer; 16 great grandchildren, Matthew, Kevin, Steven and Sarah Heinzman, Evan, Owen and Lillian Bender, Ella, Claire, Audra and Elaine Bickel, Elizabeth, Isabel, Madelyn, Benjamin and Britten Rodammer; brothers and sisters, Raymond (Marian) Reinert, Beulah (Edward) Schiefer, Mildred (Carl) Schreiner, Alfred (Connie) Reinert, Victor (Janette) Reinert; sisters-in-law, Erna Reinert, Joyce Reinert, and Leona Reinert; brother-in-law, Wilmar Rodammer, and many nieces and nephews.
Erna was preceded in death by; granddaughter, Karen Jammer; four brothers, Erwin, Walter, Harvey and Wymon Reinert; a sister, Vera Witt.
Funeral services took place on Monday, May 13, 2013 at St. Michaelís Lutheran Church, Richville, MI. The Rev. Rob Gadeken and the Rev. Wesley Gillaspie officiated with burial in St. Michaelís Lutheran Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Michaelís Lutheran Church Share the Vision or The Lutheran Home. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at http://www.cederbergfh.com/.