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Ferdinand 𠇏red” Schumacher, 78

 Ferdinand "Fred" Schumacher passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at home; age 78 years.  Fred was born on March 1, 1939 in Kleve, Germany to the late Josef and Maria Schumacher.   He was married to Alberta Seldomridge on December 9, 1967; she survives him. 

  Fred was a very active member of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Frankenmuth Rotary Club, Gemutlichkeit Club, DANK (Deutsch Amerikanischer National Kongress). He graduated from brewing school in Cologne, Germany, worked in breweries in Germany, Australia, and the United States. Fred worked for Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company in many capacities in Belgium and the United States, imported beer from Germany and Scotland, and was president of Hofbrauhaus of America, LLC.
  Surviving are his wife, Alberta, of 49 years who resides in the Frankenmuth area; his sister, Gerda Will; his two brothers, Hans and Fritz Schumacher and their wives respectively, Ursel and Irmgard; plus many nieces and nephews all of whom live in Germany.
  Funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11am at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, 958 E. Tuscola Rd., Frankenmuth.  Fr. Robert Byrne will officiate with cremation to follow. 
  Fred’s family will receive visitors at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. on Monday from 2-8pm and at church on Tuesday from 10am until the time of service.  
  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Saginaw Rescue Mission, Crossroads Counseling Ministries, or Blessed Trinity Endowment Fund. 
  Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.

 

Dorothy M. Bradley, 88

  Dorothy M. Bradley went to be with her Lord, Saturday March 18, 2017 at Wellspring Lutheran Services Frankenmuth after a lengthy illness; age 88 years.
  Dorothy Bruns was born on May 7, 1928 in Bridgeport, MI to the late Herb and Elsie (Jordan) Bruns. She was married to Freddie Bradley in 1950; he predeceased her in 1994.  Dorothy was employed by Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth for 35 years.  She was a lifelong member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, L.A.M.P. (Lutheran American Missionary Pilots).  Dorothy enjoyed gardening in her flower beds, being outdoors and loved animals.
  Surviving are: two sons, Jeff (Janice) Bradley, Vassar, MI, and Paul (Nita) Bradley, Vassar; four grandchildren: Ian, Matt (Rachel), Jerod (Becca) and Lauren Bradley; four great grandchildren: Matthew, Riley, Ellie and Taitum;  two brothers: Don (Frances) Bruns, Frankenmuth; Eugene (Marlene) Bruns, Lapeer, MI;  and many nieces and nephews.
  Funeral services will take place on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10:15am at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. and 11am at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.  The Rev. Joel Kaiser will officiate with burial between services in St. Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery.  
  Dorothy’s family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-8pm and on Thursday from 9:30am until the time of service. 
  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. Please sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.

 


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