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Vita Reinbold, 99

  Vita Reinbold went to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Covenant Glen Frankenmuth; age 99 years.  Vita Poellet was born on March 14, 1920 in Frankenmuth, MI to the late Ludwig and Ella (Beyerlein) Poellet.  She was married to Arnold Reinbold on September 25, 1937 he predeceased her on October 3, 2005.  Vita was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost and the Ladies Aid.  She volunteered at Bethesda and loved playing cards, especially euchre.

  Surviving are her four children Shirley (Marvin) Schiefer, Flushing, MI, Eugene (Nancy) Reinbold, Frankentrost, MI, Karen (Gary) Bower, Clifford, MI and Carmen (Tom) Fehlhaber, Reese, MI; grandchildren Jim (Tammy) Schiefer, Brian (Colleen) Schiefer, Sandra Cunningham, Kirk (Julie) Reinbold, Jay Reinbold, Thomas Eischer, Martin Eischer, William (Carly Balmer) Chapman, Matthew (Beri) Chapman and Brandon (Morgan Jastrzembski) Chapman; great-grandchildren Jessica Schiefer, Josh (Dr. Mellisa) Schiefer, Jake Schiefer, Nathan Schiefer, Brooke Reinbold, Travis Reinbold, Garrett Reinbold, Jaylin Reinbold and Finnley Chapman; three sisters-in-laws Lenore Poellet, Selma Reinbold and Joanne Reinbold and many nieces and nephews.

  Vita was preceded in death by her husband Arnold, son Lester Reinbold, sister Wilma Reinbold, brother Clinton Poellet and brothers and sisters-in-law.

  Funeral services took place on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost, MI.  The Rev. Dan Wojtowicz officiated with burial at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, Saginaw, Michigan.  Vita’s family wish to express their gratitude for the care she received at Covenant Glen Frankenmuth. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost.

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Lila Kulow, 91

  Lila Kulow went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at her home; age 91 years.  Lila Morse was born on April 19, 1928 in Saginaw, MI to the late Richard and Blanche Morse.  She was married to Kenneth Kulow on June 7, 1943, in Angola, Indiana. He survives her. Lila was employed by A & P for many years until her retirement. She was a member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, its Ladies Aid and Order of the Eastern Star.  Lila was a hard worker and had a loving heart. She enjoyed gardening, her flowers and cooking.

  Surviving besides her husband Kenneth of 76 years is a son, Richard (Joanie) Kulow, Frankenmuth, MI, grandchildren Kevin (Teresa) Kulow, Monument, CO, Mark (Mara) Kulow, Orange County, CA, Bridget (Todd) Smith, Frankenmuth, MI, Tina (Victor) Breinager, Frankenmuth, MI; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

  Lila was preceded in death by a grandson, Richard Kulow; a sister, Ethell (Norman) Bauer and a brother, Harry (Doris) Morse.

  Funeral services will take place on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:15am at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. and 11am at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mark Brandt will officiate with burial between services in St. Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery.  Lila’s family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-8pm and on Thursday from 9:30am until the time of the prayer service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to I support the 1% Food Pantry for Veterans or St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.

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Jillian N. Boesnecker, 34

  Jillian Nicole Boesnecker, age 34, of Frankenmuth, MI, passed away peacefully at her home in Soddy-Daisy, TN, on Friday, June 7, 2019. She was born to Kenneth Boesnecker and Joyce (Brown) Croft on August 30, 1984. Jillian was confirmed at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church and graduated from Frankenmuth High School in 2003 where she honed her creative spirit and filled the halls with laughter. She moved to Tennessee shortly after graduation to be closer to her mother and quickly assembled a community of life-long friends. Jillian enjoyed music, fashion, practical jokes and spending time outdoors. Friends and family will remember Jillian for her generous heart, fierce loyalty, unconditional love of animals, cheeky sense of humor and fearless individuality. Her laugh will never be forgotten.

  Jillian is survived by her father, Kenneth Boesnecker; mother, Joyce (Bobby) Croft; grandmother, Rosalie Boesnecker; sister, Amanda (Billy) Gaudreau-Montgomery; brother, Matthew (Catherine) Gaudreau; nieces, Gracie Freeman, Meghan Freeman and Ava Gaudreau; three step-brothers, Aaron (Angela), Brent and Chad Lerash; aunts, Connie Johnson, Candice (Amir) Fayaz and Carmela (Chuck) Stuart; uncles, Keith Boesnecker, Paul and Don Brown; and cousins, Stuart and Trisha Aldrich, Eric Johnson, Christina, Christopher, Corey and Collin Brown.

  She is preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Harry Boesnecker; maternal grandparents, Dennis and Arvilla Brown; and stepmother, Vickie Boesnecker.

  Funeral service took place on Monday, June 17, 2019 at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, Frankenmuth, Michigan. The Rev. Mark D. Brandt officiated with cremation following. In lieu of flowers, please consider honoring Jillian with a donation to St. Lorenz Lutheran School or the Saginaw County Animal Care Center. Checks can be made payable to "Saginaw County Animal Care Center" and mailed to: SCACC, 1312 Gratiot Ave., Saginaw, Michigan 48602.

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