Loretta R. Wilber

July 29, 2016

Loretta R. Wilber

Loretta R. Wilber

Loretta R. Wilber, age 88, of Farwell, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Pleasant Ridge AFC Home in Marion.  

She was born the daughter of Herman and Clara (Veitengruber) Bluemlein on Nov. 4, 1927, in Frankentrost, Michigan.  

She married Andrew Wilber on Nov. 27, 1948 and he preceded her in death on June 7, 1992.  

She had lived in the Farwell-Clare area since 1973, moving there from Frankentrost.  

Loretta had been a member of T.O.P.S. for some 50 years, had been a long time choir member at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Frankentrost, and was currently a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Clare.  

She was also a member of the Lake George Booster›s Club and loved dancing, playing cards, and crafting.

Loretta is survived by two children; Daniel (Cindy) Wilber of Marion and Diane McCombs of Harrison, four grandchildren, Teresa (Jeff) Stachowski of Houghton,Mi., Daniel (Cathy) Wilber of Livonia, Tanyia (Joe) Davidson of Howell, and Dennis (Cheryl) Trinklein of Little Rock, Ar., also surviving are eight great grandchildren, Alysa, Quinton, Megan, Amanda, Samantha, Andrew, and Dalton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew, and her brother, Wilmer Bluemlein.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, July 28 at 11:00 AM at the St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Clare with Rev. Andrew Ewald officiating. 

Burial was in the St. John Cemetery in Frankentrost on Thursday at 3 PM.  Friends may meet with her family at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 27, from 3 till 8 PM.  

Memorials gifts in her memory may be directed to St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 N. McEwan, Clare, Mi. 48617

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