2017-04-20 / Obituaries



Lillian H. Rothfuss, age 94, of Sebewaing, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

Lillian was born January 23, 1923, in Kilmanagh, to Christian and Florence (Unger) Fuerst. She married Eli Rothfuss on June 26, 1943, at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Kilmanagh. He preceded her in death on November 17, 1976.

Lillian worked for Best Tackle for over 30 years. She was also a waitress at the Heidelberg Restaurant in Sebewaing, and a housekeeper, for many years. She enjoyed having yard sales, bowling, crocheting, playing cards, and spending time with family. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sebewaing.

Lillian is survived by one sister, Luella Colvin of Stanwood, Washington; three grandchildren, Chris Huizar of Unionville, James Schember of Pigeon, and Jodi (Woody) Juzek of Owendale; three great-grandchildren, Lyn (Chris) Hummel of Madison Heights, Zane and Monee’Schember both of Sebewaing; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Lucille and Johanna Fuerst; several nieces and nephews, and a dear friend, Cassandra.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Rosalyn; brothers, Elmer, Edward, Wilbert, Art, Milton and sisters, Martha, Viola and Hannah.

The Funeral service was held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sebewaing. Charles Kuhl officiated.

Burial was in the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Arrangements by Juengel & Mellendorf Funeral Home in Sebewaing

Share a memory at: www.jmfuneralhome.com.

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