Alice M. Creten, age 98, of 559 North 14th Street in Gladstone passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at the Christian Park Health Care Facility in Escanaba.
Alice was born June 13, 1910 in Peshtigo, Wisconsin to Emil and Pearl (Woodard) Rothschild. Her family moved to the Gladstone area when she was six. Alice was united in marriage to Alphonse A. Creten on February 12, 1931 at the All Saints Catholic Church, where she was a longtime and faithful member. She was a hard worker and a care giver to many members of her family. She was selfless with a huge and generous heart. Alice also enjoyed hunting, bowling, playing cards and spending time with her family, especially grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Alice is survived by:
4 Grandchildren: Holly (Jeff) Canull; Pete (Sherri) Peterson; Kathryn (James) Chenier; Michael Peterson
3 Great Grandchildren: Jacob, Steven and Cameron
Son-In-Law: Peter Peterson of Gladstone
Sister: Dorothy McIntyre of Gladstone
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
She is preceded in death by:
Her husband, Alphonse, on April 2, 2003; her daughter, Beverly Peterson; her parents; 2 brothers, Melvin and John Rothschild; 5 sisters, Clara Rothschild, Pearl Curtis, Helen Holm, Beatrice Donaldson, Verna Verhamme.
The Creten family will receive friends on Friday, November 7 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at the church with Rev. Fr. Arnold Grambow officiating. Alice will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Fernwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Alice