2018-02-22 / Obits


STELLA HERR, 95, of Alma (formerly of Attica), died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Masonic Pathway Homes of Alma.

Stella Theresa Spencer was born July 24, 1922, in Troy. She is the daughter of the late John D. and the late Amanda (Pomaville) Spencer. She grew up in the Allenton and Dryden areas on a farm. Stella attended Allenton School and graduated 8th grade in 1936. She married George J. Herr on November 16, 1940 in Disco, MI. They lived in the Almont area most of their lives. She was preceded in death by her husband, George, on October 1, 1994.

She was mostly a homemaker, raising their family. In the 1940’s, Stella was employed by Hurd Lock and in the 1950’s she worked at L&L Products.

Stella is survived by two daughters, Jane (Gerald) Ditri of Lake Leelanau, MI, and Theresa (Richard) Howell of Bradenton, FL; two sons, George (Gretchen) Herr of Boon, MI, and Lonnie Herr of Port Austin; her sister, Geraldine Feiblekorn; 12 grandchildren, Gretchen Lalko, Nathan Herr, Joshua Herr, George Herr, Jr., Amanda Herr, Denise Seymour, Rebecca Howell, Perry Howell, Nick Ditri, Christopher Ditri, Douglas Ditri and Jennifer Ditri-Frangella; 12 great-grandchildren, Shayah, Darian, Kara, Shanteal, Joshua, Briana, Evan, Seth, Ian, Marissa, Audrey, Jerry Ellis, Alania, Tori, Grace, Sophia, Charly, Alena, Christian and Mitchell; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Herr; daughter-in-law, Tony Herr; grandson, Eric Howell; brothers, Henry, Frederick, Johnny, Earl, Elmer, Bill and Floyd; and her sisters, Dorlene, Beatrice, Marion, Evelyn and Helen.

The funeral was held Thursday, February 15, at St. Cornelius Catholic Church, 3834 N. Mill St., Dryden. Father John “Doc” Ortman officiated. Interment followed at Almont-Hough Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements were made by Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City. Please be sure to sign our on-line register muirbrothersfh.com

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