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Elsie C. Wineman, 85, of Grawn, died on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Elsie was born on Nov. 28, 1932 to Anton and Amelia (Willacker) Schneider. She married the late David Wineman on May 3, 1952 at St. Mary's Hannah Catholic Church.
Elsie is survived by her children, Christine (Dennis) Darga, Anton (Tracy) Wineman, Elton (Sindi) Wineman, Angela (Michael) Goggins, Katherine (Jeffrey) Skwierc, Allan (Shannon) Wineman and Eric (Kimberly) Wineman; grandchildren, Elizabeth Claypool and Stephanie (Robert) Benett, Anton Jr. (Jennifer), David, Robert, Nikki and Hannah Wineman, Levi (Sarah), Aaron, Isaac (Katie) and Rebekah (Kalun Leung) Wineman, Daniel, Justin, Michael Jr. and Zachary Goggins, Bernadette (Sean), Jeffery Jr., Patricia, Juliana and Martha Skwierc, Rachel and Kate Wineman; six great-grandchildren; and her sister, Irma Calfo.
She was preceded in death by David Wineman; infant son, Michael; and siblings, Walter, Cyril, Grace, Monica, Roman, Eleanor, Leroy, Marion, John and Alva.
Elsie graduated from St. Mary's Hannah, was a member of the Lady's Altar Society and enjoyed gardening.
More than anything, she loved to spend time with her family.
Elsie was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Monroe Center. She had a deep faith and love of the rosary and the Blessed Sacrament.
Mass will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 11 a.m., at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Visitation will take place at Covell Funeral Home, 200 N. Brownson Ave., Kingsley, MI 49649 on Monday, Jan. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m., with the rosary prayed at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be given in Elsie's name to Mass intentions, Blair Township Emergency Services or to the St. Joseph's Novitiate.
Please share a memory at www.covellfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home.
Published on December 31, 2017
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