Burgess, Alyson Lynn (Prange), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at Covenant Healthcare, age 49 years. Alyson was born in Saginaw, Michigan April 2, 1962 the daughter of Marilyn (Schumer) and the late Don F. Prange. She married Duane Burgess October 31, 1984 and he survives her. Alyson was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church. She worked for Dr. Pet Store at Fashion Square Mall for 11 years. Her love of animals was evident in her life, because she was willing to adopt anything with four feet and a tail. She enjoyed gardening and going to garage sales. The past few years, she has been caring for her mother. In addition to her husband and mother, Alyson is survived by two sons, Andrew and Trace Burgess, both at home; a brother, Craig (Kathy) Prange; two sisters-in-law, Debra (Mark) Jewell and Dawn (Doug) Terwilliger; four nieces; three nephews and her special dogs, Violet, Apollo and Jingles. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial service will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 8695 Gratiot. Rev. Denise Gundersen will officiate. Friends may visit with the family at church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to the Humane Society of Saginaw County. Funeral arrangements are under the care of W. L. Case & Company. www.casefuneralhome.com