John Kreft, Jr.

KREFT, John Jr., 79, of 125 E. Miller Street, Alpena, died at home on Thursday, January 24, 2013.

John was born in Alpena on July 27, 1933 to the late John A. and Bertha (Jesse) Kreft. On July 3, 1954 he married the former Patricia

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

Preceding him in death were two brothers, Ivan Kreft and Clarence Firsch; and a sister, Doris Burke. Memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Erickson officiating. Arrangements are being handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.