Ernestine Elizabeth Wise

ernestine wise
Passed away Thursday, November 4, 2010. Age 80 years. Ernestine Elizabeth Pesek was born September 28, 1930 in Vienna Austria to the late Joseph and Marie (Kessman) Pesek. She married Neil H. Wise May 7, 1952 in Vienna, Austria and moved to Saginaw in September 1952. Neil predeceased Ernestine December 20, 1995. Ernestine was a volunteer at Covenant Medical Center for the past three years. She loved traveling and enjoyed spending time with her family. Surviving are two daughters, Karen (Bill) Markey of Armada, Michigan and Lynn (Ward) Christilaw of Midland, Michigan; two grandchildren, Emily and Ted Markey; one sister, Valerie (Alfred) Koller of Vienna, Austria; nieces and nephews in Vienna and Saginaw; a long-time friend, Marta Watrous; and very special cousins in the Karl Kleinert families in Austria. She was predeceased by one sister, Hedwig Zeida.Funeral service will take place 11AM Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S. M-47). Rev. Robert Richards will officiate with entombment to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends at the funeral home from 9AM until the time of service. Memorial offerings are suggested to the National Stroke Association or the American Cancer Society. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Ernestine Wise, please visit our Tribute Store.

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