Bannick, Gertrude L. (Kelly), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved sister and aunt passed away Sunday, August 29, 2010, at the Cartwright Care Center at the age of 96 years. Gertrude L. Kelly was born March 31, 1914, in Tuscola County, the daughter of the late Robert and Lydia "Liddy" Brecht Kelly. She retired from Graber Company in 1974 after 18 years of service. She had been a member of the Free Methodist faith. She married Fred Bannick on January 2, 1951; he predeceased her December 28, 1955. Surviving are one sister, Millie Mahl, Bay City; one brother, Raymond E. Kelly, Saginaw; many nieces, nephews and their families, especially her grandnephew and his wife, Buck and Tammy Mahl and their daughter Brittany, who took care of Aunt Gert. She was predeceased by three brothers, Donald, Robert and Paul Kelly. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 3, 2010, at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 409 Adams St., where her family will receive friends from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and then on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Rev. Rob Richards will officiate with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.