Alverson, Elsie M., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Age 95 years. Elsie Marion Schrader was born February 4, 1918 in Reese to the late Otto and Bessie (Cramer) Schrader. She married Howard A. Alverson September 7, 1940. He predeceased her August 29, 2002. Elsie was a lifetime member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Saginaw. She enjoyed collecting butterfly items and playing bingo. Surviving are two sons; Roger (Lois) Alverson of Freeland, and Duane (Debbie) Alverson of Saginaw, ten grandchildren; Amy, Aaron, Charlie, Spencer, Tamara, Chris, Sarah, Tara, Lindsey, and Dustin, ten great grandchildren, and her special niece Judy Jackson. Elsie was predeceased by her sister Arlene Agnew, and two brothers; Don and Ben Schrader. Funeral and committal service will take place on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S. M-47). Rev. Michael Hahn will officiate. Interment will take place at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday from noon until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial offering to St. Francis Home.