Bertha Ulrich, 104

Bertha E. Ulrich, age 104, of Burr Oak, Michigan passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at Thurston Woods Village. She was born January 9, 1909 in Alpena, Michigan a daughter of the late Otto and Bertha (Lintz) Beyer. Bertha had been a resident of Burr Oak since 1937 and was first married to John Frohriep and second marriage to Myron Ulrich.

Bertha received her teaching certificate from Ferris University and taught school with Alma Holtz. She was also a homemaker and in her later years a practical nurse. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burr Oak and enjoyed her church and time spent with family and friends.

Surviving are two sons: Roy (Sharon) Frohriep of Burr Oak and Lloyd (Joyce) Frohriep of Burr Oak; 5 grandchildren: Todd (Angie) Frohriep of Burr Oak, Kelly (Richard) Goldman of Sturgis, Cathy (Rob) Durham of Conneticut, Kimberly (Doug) Schwartz of Burr Oak and Heather Swett of Burr Oak; 13 Great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Myron, 2 Sisters: Ruth and Dorothy; and 1 brother: Art.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, at the Hackman Family Funeral Home – Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091. Funeral Services celebrating the life of Bertha E. Ulrich will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burr Oak with the Rev. Kurt Kuhlmann, officiating. Graveside services and interment will follow in Burr Oak Cemetery. The family suggest memorial donations be directed to St. Johns Lutheran Church, 218 W. Main St., Burr Oak, MI 49030 or Heartland Hospice, 8075 Creekside Dr., Portage, MI 49024, envelopes are available at the funeral home.

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