Alverna Fern Bredbanner, Age 86 of Bear Lake died Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan,
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She was born on June 14, 1932 in Hillman Township in Montmorency County, Michigan the daughter of the late Robert & Alta (Marvin) Dougherty. She married Wilfred Bredbanner on April 2, 1955 in Shelby, Michigan. He preceded her in death on April 17, 2002.
A homemaker, Alverna enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles.
Survivors include her children; James Bowers of Alaska, Arthur (Carol) Bredbanner of Bear Lake, MI, Mickey Bredbanner of Bear Lake, Arlene McAnulty of Kaleva, Dee Jones of Bear Lake, & Wilfred (Linda) Bredbanner, Jr. of Kaleva, numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren, brother; Kenneth (Susan) Dougherty of Indiana, sisters; Dora Muttart of Arizona and Mae Jibson of Texas as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother; Robert Dougherty and sister; Alice Humphry.
Memorial Services for Alverna F. Bredbanner will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11 AM at Bethany Lutheran Church in Kaleva, MI with Pastor Zachary Nelson officiating. The family will receive friends at 10 AM until time of service. Luncheon will follow the service.
Arrangements by the Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.