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Ernest "Bud" Albert Schmiege

September 18, 1921 June 15, 2018
Ernest "Bud" Albert Schmiege
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Obituary for Ernest "Bud" Albert Schmiege

Age 96 of Chesaning passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Cartwright Hospice Residence in Saginaw.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakley with Rev. David Mielke officiating. Burial will follow at Brant Township Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 18 from 3:00 to 8:00pm at Nelson-House Funeral Homes Martin Chapel.

Ernest was born on September 18, 1921 to Albert and Bertha (Struck) Schmiege in Brant Township. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Bud married Arvalla Edward on November 26, 1949; they celebrated 46 years of marriage before she predeceased him in 1995.

Bud worked as a farmer and electrician for Iles Electric. He was also the Brant Township Clerk for over 25 years. During his life, Bud loved being outdoors, gardening, and fishing. He liked honey bees, and he also loved attending tractor shows. Above all, Bud loved being with his family and friends.

Bud is survived by his daughters, Pennie (Frank) Tomac, and Debbie Schmiege; his grandchildren, Chris (Elizabeth) Tomac, Steven (Lisa) Tomac, Aaron Tomac, Bryce Tomac, and Sarah Tomac; his great-grandchildren, Cody, Jacob, and Emily Galloway, and Sterling, Lilly, and Rexford Tomac; his brothers, Lloyd and Leonard Schmiege; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends..

He is predeceased by his wife, Arvalla Schmiege; his great-grandson, Pierce Tomac; his siblings, Arthur Schmiege and Amelia Engel; and his special friend, Evelyn Simon.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church.

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3:00 PM 6/18/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/18/2018 8:00:00 PM
Martin Chapel

316 W. Broad Street
Chesaning, MI 48616

Martin Chapel
316 W. Broad Street Chesaning 48616 MI
United States





11:00 AM 6/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church

16070 W. Brady Rd.
Oakley, MI 48649

Christ Lutheran Church
16070 W. Brady Rd. Oakley 48649 MI
United States

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