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Verna Louise (Wilds) Mace

January 12, 1949 ~ March 22, 2020 (age 71)

Obituary

Verna Louise (Wilds) Mace, 71, of Alpena, went to be with our Lord on March 22, 2020. 

She was born on January 12, 1949 in Alpena to the late Roy & Katherine (Cicero) Wilds and resided in Hawks until the family moved to Ossineke in 1954.  She graduated from Alpena High School in 1967 and attended Alpena Community College.  She worked for Besser Co., Graphic Controls/Fletcher Paper Co.  She was a member of the Ossineke Eagles, and Alpena Moose Lodge.  After retiring, she enjoyed games and potlucks with her many friends at her apartment complex. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena.

She is survived by her daughter, Holly Mace; her brother Robert (Debbie) Wilds; nieces Angela (Preston) King, Carla Wilds; nephew, Bill (Stephanie) Wilds; and 5 great nieces and nephews, and her special friend Clyde Rand.

Memorial visitation will take place on Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Erickson officiating.  She has been taken for cremation by Bannan Funeral home.  (Social distancing protocol will be followed.)

In lieu of flowers, memorials and donations may be made to Holly, Hospice of Michigan, or Friends Together. Online condolences may also be sent via BannanFuneralHome.com.

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Services

Memorial Visitation
Thursday
March 26, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
351 Wilson Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Memorial Service
Thursday
March 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
351 Wilson Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Donations

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

Friends Together
105 Prentiss Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-3231
Web: http://friendstogethermi.org/