Mendel, Arlene H., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2011. Age 93 years. Daughter of the late Leon and Violet (Stickles) Bluem, Arlene was born November 23, 1917 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Metrie R. Mendel. He predeceased her. Surviving are two sons and one daughter, Susan (Meyer) Vieau and her husband Ken, Saginaw; Richard H. Mendel, Cordova, Alaska; Robert A. Mendel, Bay City; her granddaughter, Jessica M. (Meyer) Yinger and her husband, Graham; her great-grandson, Nash; two sisters, Lorraine Kersh and Bonnie J. Young; beloved nieces and nephews. Arlene was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Lazowski and one brother, Edward Bluem. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 17, 2011 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Ronald Wagner will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Holy Family Church Altar Society. www.snowfuneralhome.net