JOANN RENEE WIRGAU | News, Sports, Jobs – Alpena News

Oct 31, 2022
Joann Renee Wirgau, 86, of Alpena passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at Orchard Manor in Posen.
Joann Renee Irish was born in Detroit on Sept. 22, 1936, to the late Willard and Helen (Granthen) Irish. She married Charles Wirgau on April 27, 1957. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2016. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, enjoyed camping, snowmobiling, bird watching, and spending time in her flower gardens.
Surviving are her son, Larry (Bonnie) Wirgau; son-in-law, Duane Clark; eight grandchildren, Sarah (Alex) Beegen, Kyle Schram, Andrew Klimczak, Cory Schram, Trent Wirgau, Eva Wirgau, Matthew Clark, Ashley (Justin) Hippensteel; two great-grandchildren, Alex Beegen, Evan Beegen; and a sister, Barbara (Robert) Raniszewski.
Mrs. Wirgau was preceded in death by two daughters, Beverly Schram, Lynn Clark, and sister, Marilyn Stanton.
Visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. with the Rev. James Erickson officiating.
Interment: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
Memorials: Hospice of Michigan
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