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Esther Romel

1911 - 2008

Esther M. Romel age 96 of Posen passed away
June 17, 2008 surrounded by her family.

She was born August 21, 1911 in Alpena
to Frank and Clara (Woloszyk) Szydlowski

On February 8, 1932 Esther married Louis Romel
at St. Casimir Catholic Church. She was a member
of St. Casimir Catholic Church, it’s Choir and Rosary Sodality.
Esther enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens, baking and
bread making, and looked forward to time spent making quilts at
the Presque Isle County Senior Center.

Mrs. Romel is survived by:
4 daughters, Leona (Paul) Suszek of Alpena,
Patricia (Frank) Momrik of Posen,
Eleanor (Allen) Lazarowicz of Alpena, and
Agatha (Harry) Jakubiak of Alpena
32 grandchildren
54 great grandchildren
7 great-great grandchildren
2 half sisters, Sylvia Witucki and
Delphine Schemanski
1 brother, Cleo Szydlowski
1 son in law, Walter Fuhrman
1 daughter in law, Betty Romel
numerous nieces and nephews

Preceded in death by:
husband, Louis on April 9, 2002
daughter, Germaine Fuhrman
son, Norbert Romel
2 grandchildren, Frank Momrik Jr. and Esther Jakubiak
4 sisters, Blanche Woszczyna, Leocadia Sedlowski, Leona Sedlowski,
and Leona Dembny
2 brothers, Chester Szydlowski and Ernest Szydlowski
1 half brother, Raymond Dembny

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday June 19th
from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. where the rosary will be lead by the
Rosary Sodality and the Posen V.R.W. Auxiliary at 6:30, followed by
the wake service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday at
St. Casimir Catholic Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass
at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Clarence Smolinski officiating.

Interment will take place in St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery

Memorials may be given to St. Casimir Catholic Church or
Hospice of Michigan in memory of Esther Romel

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