Schrems, Joseph W., Bridgeport, Michigan

Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away Monday, January 10, 2011, at his home at the age of 76 years. Joseph was born August 4, 1934, in Saginaw to the late Frank and Louise (Willing) Schrems. He married Marjorie Manor October 22, 1955, she survives him. He enjoyed spending time with his family and being in the outdoors. He is survived by his wife Marjorie; children, Linda (Lee) Albrecht, Mark (Pamela) Schrems, Mary (Bruce) Pahlkotter, Donald (Perri Fairchild) Schrems, and John Schrems; grandchildren, Bryan (Melisa), Matthew (Michele), Bethany, Nicholas, Jenifer (Bill), Joseph, Bradley (Carley), Justin, Melissa, Michael, Paul, Anthony (Jessica), Alyse, Cera, Ashley, and David; great-grandchildren, Katelynn, Benjamin, Thomas, Kylie, Kaili, Donald, Kacie, and Alexandria; siblings, Mary Boensch, Agnes Rohde, Ruth Ann (Tom) Ezop, Francis (Lillian) Schrems; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Eileen Schrems, Sally Ray, Patricia (Keith) Hammis, and Ben Schramm; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. He was predeceased by his brothers, Thomas Schrems and Leo (Joan) Schrems; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Merlin Ray, Jim Rohde, Maisie and Del Rapp, and Arlene Schramm. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 13, 2011, at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 3945 Williamson Road. Fr. John Mancini will officiate. Friends may visit with the family at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Christopher Catholic Church.