Mary Arlane Chandler, 96, of Alpena passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Mary Arlane Bentley was born in Johannesburg on February 1, 1923 to the late Roy and Mabel (VanWormer) Bentley and married James Chandler on July 7, 1945. He preceded her in death on February 14, 2010. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She will be remembered as a steadfast friend to many, including Jackie Bye.
Surviving are four children, Mary Kay (Thomas) Anderson, James (Maria) Chandler, Claudia (Rick) Arlt, Nora (Randy) Bouchard; seven grandchildren, T.J. Anderson, Benjamin (Amy) Anderson, Stephanie (Jeremy) Hovey, Robert (Jennie) Arlt, Jim (Jessica) Bouchard, Mary (Jim) Bedore, Andy (Ashley) Bouchard; 9 great grandchildren, Madelyn, Lillian, JJ, Harper, Grace, James, Everly, Emric, and Rowan.
Memorial visitation will take place on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church from 12 noon until the time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. with Rev. William J. Rayment officiating. Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.
Inurnment: Johannesburg Cemetery
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church.
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First Presbyterian Church
1600 W. Chisholm Street, Alpena MI 49707