Green, Ardith (Bierschbach), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Wednesday October 10, 2012. Age 73 years. Ardith Kay Bierschbach was born September 24, 1939 in Saginaw to the late Erben and Ada (Oldenburg) Bierschbach. She married Gerald Green February 8, 1964. He survives her. Ardith was a faithful member of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church. She had been involved with her children's schools and other activities, as well as the GM Girls Club. Surviving besides her husband are three daughters, Rhonda (Richard) Haviland, Defiance, OH, Kerry (Matthew) Pacholke, Sanford, MI, and Melinda (Howard) Green, Wellborn, FL; six grandchildren, Matthew Haviland, Jennifer (Kevin) Grimm, Joshua and Jacob LaPorte, and Katherine and Adam Pacholke; one great granddaughter Chloe LaPorte; one sister Bertha (James) Armour; and many other loving family members and friends. Ardith was predeceased by her infant son Michael, and her brothers and sisters, Gaile, Lyle, Duane, and Sue. Funeral and committal Service will take place on Monday October 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 4432 Mackinaw. Rev. Michael Hahn will officiate. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (M-47), on Sunday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m., and at the church on Monday one hour before the funeral. Memorial offerings are suggested to Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, the Parkinson's Foundation, or the charity of choice.