Ernest Bahling

BAHLING, Ernest Arthur, 80, of Long Rapids died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marie; five children, Jim (DeLynne), Janet (Matthew) Splitt, Bill (Vicki “Sue”), Sharon (Tim) Ermish, Steve (Cynthia); 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Harriet Scheller; several nieces and nephews.

Bahling is at the Bannan Funeral Home where visitation will take place on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and where funeral service will take place on Thursday at a time to be announced. Complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Alpena News.

Interment: Long Rapids Cemetery