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Elmira Piechan

1922 - 2010

Elmira W. Piechan age 88 of Rogers City
passed away September 24, 2010 at
Victoria’s Adult Foster Care Home in Lachine

She was born April 22, 1922 in Moltke Township
to William and Martha (Sorgenfrei) Karsten

On November 28, 1946 Elmira Karsten married Lloyd Piechan at
Immanuel Lutheran Church. Mr. and Mrs. Piechan moved to Detroit where they lived
for many years. She taught Sunday School and was active with her church and her
children’s activities. In 1987 they returned to Rogers City. Elmira was a member of
Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed knitting, cooking and baking.

Mrs. Piechan is survived by:
son, Mark (Carol) of Waxhaw, North Carolina;
daughter, Mary (Philip) Kirschner of Heron;
2 grandchildren, Joshua (Jamie) Kirschner and Zachary Kirschner;
2 sisters, Lorene Dittmar and Delores (Richard) Bruning;
2 brothers, Wilfred (Linda) Karsten and William Karsten Jr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd on December 27, 2007

Friends may visit the Beck Funeral Home on Monday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m,
Visitation will resume at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moltke on Tuesday from
10:00 a.m. until time of funeral at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Eric Voigt officiating.

Interment will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Hospice of Michigan in
memory of Elmira Piechan.

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Elmira Piechan – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI