Edel, Bernard W., Saginaw, MI, Formerly of Bridgeport, Michigan

Passed away on Monday, April 9, 2012 at Hoyt Nursing Home. Age 84 years. The son of the late Ernest J. and Eliese (Tanner) Edel was born on May 30, 1927 in Olean, NY. He graduated from St. Andrews Catholic High School in 1945. He married Henrietta Stalsberg on June 5, 1948; she predeceased him on December 26, 1984. Bernard retired from Pfeister Company in 1992 with over 35 years of service. He was a former member of St. Christopher's Catholic Church and a current member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Merrill. He was also a member of N.C.H.A. (National Camper's and Hikers Association) and enjoyed camping with his family. Surviving are his children and their spouses; David (LouAnn) Edel of Auburn and their children; Tiffany Wright and Brooke Edel; Michael (Kathy) Edel who have predeceased him and their surviving children; Michelle, Chad and Jason Edel; Thomas Edel and his children; Justin and Allie Rae Edel of Scottsdale, AZ; Lisa (Kurt) Miller and their children; Erin, Emily, Bryce, Josie Miller of Merrill; 9 great-grandchildren, his special friend; Virginia Siler and several special nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law Nola Edel. Bernard was also predeceased by his siblings; Gerald (Barbara) Edel and Richard Edel. Funeral liturgy will take place on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Merrill. Fr. Richard Jozwiak will officiate with burial at Mt. Olivet cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday at W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, Merrill from 2:00-8:00p.m. where the rosary will be said at 7:00 p.m. and on Friday, at church from 9:00a.m. until the time of the funeral liturgy. www.casefuneralhome.com