Sophie Brooks

BROOKS, Sophie Marie 82, of Alpena died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Tendercare Alpena.

She is survived by nine children, Jerry (Nancy) Brooks of Alpena, William “Billy” (Deanie) Brooks of Clio, Elaine Brooks, Harold Brooks, both of Alpena, Linda (Christopher) Laidler of Mt. Morris, Donna (Chris Cross) Brooks of Grand Blanc, Donald Brooks of Lake Linden, Mary Ann (Neil) Kotwicki of Alpena, Arlene Brooks of Wayne; 26 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; six surviving brothers, Aloysius “Alex” (Martha) Krajnik of Alpena, Stanley (Elizabeth) Krajnik of Rogers City, Albert Krajnik of Grand Lake, Frank Krajnik of Georgia, Casimir “Cash” (Ann) Krajnik of Rogers City, and Ignatius “Ace” Krajnik of Alpena.

She is at McWilliams Funeral Home – Alpena where friends may call on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 15 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church from 1 pm until the Mass of Christian Burial at 2 pm with Rev. Richard Schaeffer officiating. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Please visit Sophie’s personal web page at