Mabel Ruth (Kerr) Weiland

August 10, 1941 ~ June 14, 2018 (age 76)

Mabel Ruth Weiland, 76, of Alpena passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena. 

Mabel Ruth Kerr was born in Rogers City on August 10, 1941 to the late Michael George and Clara (Doust) Kerr. On November 7, 1959, she married Keith Weiland. They owned and operated Weiland Christmas Tree Farm for 42 years. Mabel worked in housekeeping at the hospital for five years, was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church and Sodality and Alpena Snowmobile Association. She was a volunteer lunch aide at All Saints School, enjoyed playing cards, and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are her loving husband of 58 years, Keith; three children, Rose (David) Szydlowski, Tom (Stefania) Weiland, Greg (Debbie) Weiland; six grandchildren, Ryan (Holly) Szydlowski, Adam (Kate Straley) Szydlowski, Francesca Weiland, Carla Weiland, Macie Weiland, Joey Weiland; one great grandson, Jackson Szydlowski; brother, Michael (Linda) Kerr; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Kerr and Dolores Connon.

Mrs. Weiland was preceded in death by four sisters, Patricia Siegel, Betty Grandchamp, Louise Wilson, Mary Stone; two brothers, Alfred Kerr and William Kerr.

Memorial visitation will take place Tuesday, June 19, at Bannan Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. with a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Memorial visitation will continue Wednesday at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Muszkiewicz officiating.

Inurnment:  Evergreen Cemetery

Memorials:  Hospice of Michigan and All Saints Parish

Donations may be made to:

Hospice of Michigan
145 N. State Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-4280

All Saints Parish
817 Sable Street, Alpena MI 49707