Eberlein, Norene J., Hubbard Lake, MI, Formerly of Saginaw Township, Michigan


Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, passed away as the result of many illnesses on Friday, October 21, 2011 at St. Rose Dominican Hospital in Henderson, Nevada. She was 74 years old. Norene Joan Griffor was born the youngest of thirteen siblings on November 13, 1936 in Zilwaukee, Michigan to the late Floyd and Alta (Schrage) Griffor. She married Norman Eberlein on July 25, 1953; he survives her. Norene and Norman resided in Saginaw and raised their family until moving to Hubbard Lake in 1986 where she was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She had a passion for music and had a band, The Gems, for many years. Norene was a cancer survivor. She will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by many. Left to treasure her memory, besides her husband Norman, are a daughter, Roxann Eberlein of Hubbard Lake; five grandchildren: Rachel (Daniel) Savage of Alpena, Nicole (Aristides) Chavez of Oakland Park, FL., Michael (Alyssa) Prentice of Saginaw, and Heidi Eberlein; five great-grandchildren; three sisters: Helen (George) Lewis of Saginaw, Nina (Ray) Morse of Sanford, and Charlotte Konopko of Saginaw; many loving nieces and nephews and many, many great friends. She was preceded in death by two sons: Norman Thomas Eberlein, who passed shortly after birth, and Gregory Mark Eberlein; a daughter, Renee Jane Prentice; three sisters; and five brothers. Norene’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Jim and Marylou Fritzler, Doug and Joyce Hayka, Laurie DuBay and Lesley Prevost for all of their loving support. Norene’s Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Robert Mikkelson will officiate. Burial will follow in Blumfield Township Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday, October 28, 2011 from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her service. Following Friday evening’s visitation, Pastor Mikkelson will lead a closing devotional. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society, 1480 W. Center Rd., Ste. 1, Essexville, MI 48732. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.