Gertrude Purol, age 95, of Posen passed away July 1, 2014, at Alpena Regional Medical Center.

The daughter of Ignatius and Anna (Szczerowski) Wisniewski was born on Jan. 25, 1919, in Posen. She married Louis C. Purol on Aug. 31, 1940, at St. Casimir Catholic Church, together they lived and raised three daughters in Posen. Gertrude was an avid gardener she loved caring for and watching her vegetable and flower gardens grow.

Surviving are her three daughters Monica (David) Ford of New Jersey, Evelyn (David) Glomski of Alpena, Diane (Douglas) Bloom of Bloomfield Hills; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Louis on April 5, 1987; a sister Theresa Harkiewicz; seven brothers Alexander, Theodore, Julian, Edward, Joseph, Leo, and Casimir.

Visitation will be Thursday July 3, 2014, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Posen from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Funeral Mass with Father Stan Bereda officiating. Burial will be immediately following at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are in care of Hentkowski Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to charity of friends choice.