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Ilse Werk

January 19, 1920 — November 7, 2014

Ilse Werk


Ilse Traute Werk, 94 of Bridgman passed away on Friday, November 7, 2014 at Woodland Terrace, Bridgman.

A funeral service will be held 10 AM Friday, November 14, 2014 at Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy., Bridgman. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman. Friends may meet with the family from 6-8 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085 or The Macular Degeneration Foundation PO Box 531313, Henerson NV 89053.

Ilse was born January 19, 1920 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany the daughter of the late Ewald and Elfrieda (Lenz) Toennies. Ilse came to America in 1950 on the Queen Mary from France to New York. She was a world traveler and never lost her wanderlust to travel. On June 16, 1949 she married Walter G. Werk and he preceded her in death on August 8, 1979.

Survivors include a son - Ted (Denise) Werk of Bridgman; a daughter Christa (Peter) Fein of Dover, MA; 11 grandchildren- Christopher (Kimberly) Werk, Steven Werk, Race Werk, Cathe Olsen, Elke (Nelson) Doherty, Susie Axtell, Lissie (Peter) Fein-King, Peter Fein Jr., Stephanie (Felipe) DePaula, Annette Wetzel and Holger Wetzel. and 13 great grandchildren and an expected great grandson in January.

Ilse was also preceded in death by a daughter, Hanna Wetzel and grandson Thomas Wetzel.

Visitation

6-8 PM ,Thursday, November 13, 2014
Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow Hwy Bridgman, MI 49106

Funeral Service

10 AM ,Friday, November 14, 2014
Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel
9191 Red Arrow Hwy Bridgman, MI 49106

Commital Service

Friday, November 14, 2014
Graceland Cemetery
8550 Red Arrow Hwy Bridgman, MI 49106
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