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Ilene Brege

1930 - 2012

Ilene V. Brege age 82 of Belknap Township,
went to be with the Lord on October 26, 2012
from Birch Lane Adult Foster Care Home.

She was born February 14, 1930 in Rogers Township
to Clarence and Helena Ida (Ristow) Kortman.

Ilene graduated from Rogers City High School in 1949, She was employed for
many years at the Rogers City Hospital as an assistant to the cook.

On July 21, 1962 she married Earl Brege at St. John Lutheran Church in
Hagensville. They lived in Belknap on the Brege farm where she enjoyed gardening
with her beautiful flowers and working cross word puzzles. Mrs. Brege was a
member of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Belknap.

She is survived by:
her husband, Earl;
1 brother, Ralph (Cheryl) Kortman;
2 sisters, Vergilene (Arnold) Fleming and Lois (Harry) Weisel.

Ilene was preceded in death by:
her parents;
step-brother, Ivan Kortman;
step-sister, Pearl Fraley.

Friends may visit Beck Funeral Home Sunday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a
prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

Visitation will continue at St. Michael Lutheran Church on Monday from 10:00 a.m.
through time of funeral at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Hopkins officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Michael Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. Michael Lutheran School Step Fund
or a charity of your choice.

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Ilene Brege – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI