Orlowski, Elsie A., Thomas Township, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Age 97 years. Elsie Amelia Schoen was born April 27, 1916 in Saginaw to the late Wilhelm and Wilhelmina (Hubbert) Schoen. She married Joseph B. Orlowski in 1935. They shared 75 years together before his death March 17, 2010. Elsie was a former member of St. John Lutheran Church in Saginaw, where she was a member of the Ladies Aid. She later was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Gladwin. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved cooking, knitting, and playing cards. Surviving are her son, Joey (Laura) Orlowski, son-in-law Denny Konsdorf, seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two brothers; Arnie Schoen and Bill (Jean) Schoen, and many other loving family members and friends. Elsie was predeceased by her daughters, Pat Inscho and Sue Konsdorf, her granddaughter Kim Williamson, four sisters, and two brothers. Funeral service will take place on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S. M-47). Rev. David Sprang and Rev. Kirk Havel will officiate. Interment will take place at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are welcome to visit at the funeral home on Thursday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday one hour before the service. Memorial offerings are suggested to Christ the King Lutheran Church in Gladwin, the American Cancer Society, or the Alzheimer's Association. www.reitzherzberg.com