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Dale Kretzschmer
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1931
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 2011
Bad Axe
Huron County
Michigan, USA

Dale W. Kretzschmer

Dale W. Kretzschmer, 80, of Caseville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe. Born in McKinley Township on Oct. 30, 1931, he was the son of the late Wesley and Pearl (Geiger) Kretzschmer, and graduated from Pigeon High School. On Jan. 26, 1953 he was united in marriage to Lorraine Iva Schweitzer at the Salem E.U.B. Church in Pigeon. She preceded him in death on July 24, 2008. Dale was a member of the Caseville United Methodist Church. He and Lorraine enjoyed traveling together and competitive dancing. Surviving him are six children, Michael Kretzschmer of Caseville, Debra (Timothy) Leipprandt of Elkton, Jeffrey (Judy) Kretzschmer of Interlochen, Kim Kretzschmer of Lapeer, Renée Kretzschmer of Clearwater, Fla., and Steven (Kimberly) Kretzschmer of Caseville; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Damm of Pigeon and Carol (Raymond) Ruszala of Midland; two brothers, Harold Kretzschmer of Pigeon and Leon Kretzschmer of Caseville; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kristi Leipprandt; two sisters, Joyce Dietzel and Janet Kretzschmer; and a brother, Leroy. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at Hayes United Methodist Church in Pigeon, with Rev. Bruce L. Nowacek, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Grandlawn Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 2 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, at Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home in Pigeon and from 10 a.m. until the time of service at Hayes United Methodist Church in Pigeon.

Memorials are suggested to Courtney Manor. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley Arthur Kretzschmer (1904 - 1967)
  Pearl Geiger Kretzschmer (1906 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Lorraine Iva Schweitzer Kretzschmer (1935 - 2008)
 
 Siblings:
  Harold W Kretzschmer (1925 - 2012)*
  Joyce Loraine Kretzschmer Dietzel (1929 - 2004)*
  Dale Kretzschmer (1931 - 2011)
  LeRoy Howard Kretzschmer (1934 - 2004)*
  Janet Marlene Kretzschmer (1939 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grand Lawn Cemetery
Pigeon
Huron County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Scott Buschlen
Record added: Nov 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80874660
Dale Kretzschmer
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Dale Kretzschmer
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