John Kreft

KREFT, John A., Jr., 79, of Alpena died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at home unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; two children, Nancy (Bill) Wedge of Alpena, and Susan (John) Sherbert of South Carolina; four grandchildren, Ashley, Benjamin, Lisa and Brianne; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Gladys Evans of Herron; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Erickson officiating. Arrangements are being handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.