Edwin C. Liske, 81, of Hubbard Lake, Michigan passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family on Monday, September 30, 2019.
Edwin was born on the family farm in Hubbard Lake on August 27, 1938 to the late Herman F. and Caroline (Schultz) Liske. He grew up on the family farm, attending a one-room school, Stoval, until attending school in Alpena, graduating in 1956 from Alpena High School. On April 27, 1957, he married Gayle M. Brandenburg at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Herron, Michigan. She preceded him in death on December 25, 2012. They were married 55 years.
Edwin worked as a farmer and at Steelcraft in Alpena. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and had a deep faith. He was very involved in his church.
He is survived by his four daughters, Barbara (Daryl) Golder of Hubbard Lake, Tamyra (Don) Smith of Tokyo, Japan, Beverly (Bruce) Mayville of Fairview, Lori (Scott) Kissau of Traverse City; 9 grandchildren, Melissa Krueger, Douglas (Jesse) Krueger, Bradley (Rachel) Gerke, Kristin (Jeff) Beebe, Brian Gerke, Alicia (Matt) Liske, Ciji (Nick) Marckini, Jason (Rene Lounsbery) Gerke, Elyse Kissau; 9 great grandchildren; sister, Alice Morrow of Hubbard Lake; sister-in-law, Lucille Liske of Livonia; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were 4 sisters, Bertha Schwenke, Ida Ritthaler, Alma Liske, Esther Lipski; 5 brothers, Leonard, Arnold, Herbert, Arthur and Henry Liske.
Memorial visitation will be Saturday, November 2, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hubbard Lake from 10 a.m. until the memorial service at 12 noon with Rev. Joseph Llewellyn officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Bannan Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Alpena Senior Citizens Meals on Wheels.
Inurnment: Wolf Creek Cemetery
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