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Willis Wirgau

Willis Wirgau

1926 - 2017

Willis Roy Wirgau age 91 of Rogers City
passed away October 19, 2017 peacefully at home.

He was born April 9, 1926 in Belknap Township
to Paul and Florence (Bredow) Wirgau.

On July 26, 1947 he married Lucille Grulke at St. John Lutheran Church.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working to support his family, He did
excellent masonry work and donated many hours to St. John church and
school. He retired from the Calcite plant in 1987 after 38 years of service.

Mr. Wirgau is survived by:
5 sons, Larry (Kristina) of Galesburg,
Richard (Debra Shay) of Rogers City,
Johnathan (Barbara) of Posen, Kevin (Debbie) of Plainwell, and
Brock (Sheri Dillon) of Kalamazoo;
15 grandchildren;
40 great grandchildren;
2 great-great grandchildren,

He was preceded in death by:
his wife, Lucille on April 10, 1999;
daughter, Lisa;
granddaughter, Shannon;
4 brothers, Wilmar, Merlin, Norval and Alvis; and
a sister, Mildred Newhouse.

Friends may visit at St. John Lutheran Church on Monday, October 23rd
from 10:00 a.m, through time of his funeral at 11:00 a.m, with
Pastor Eric Voigt officiating.

Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. John Lutheran School or Hospice of the
Sunrise Shore in memory of Willis Wirgau.

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Willis Wirgau – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI