Wuerfel, Albert W., Saginaw Township, Michigan


Passed away at home on Sunday, May 29, 2011. Age 93 years. Albert William Wuerfel was born March 12, 1918 in Bach, Michigan. He married Elizabeth Florence Forsyth on May 25, 1940. She predeceased him on January 19, 2008. Mr. Wuerfel was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Saginaw. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, and dancing with his wife. Al worked for Borden Dairy, and later for Schrems & Hart Hardware. He also had owned and operated Bridgeport Hardware. Surviving are his sons; Terry, Dennis and Marie, and William and Karen Wuerfel. Ten grandchildren; Michelle (James) Wenglikowski, Ann (Mark) Wenglikowski, Julie (Patrick) Premo, Dwain (Deborah) Wuerfel, LynnAnn (Dean) Birkmeier, Jennifer (Jeff) Czymbor, Dennis Jr. (Kristie) Wuerfel, Dr. Jill (Adam) Paveglio, Lisa (John) Duclos, and Adam (Kristen) Wuerfel. Twenty-nine great grandchildren, with two expected later this year, and three great-great grandchildren, and many other loving family members and friends. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 4690 Tittabawassee Road. Rev. David Birnbaum will officiate. Entombment will take place at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends and family will meet at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road, on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., and at the church on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial offerings are suggested to Grace Lutheran Church. www.reitzherzberg.com