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309 W. Parkdale Avenue
Manistee, MI 49660
Phone: (231) 723-1117
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Shirley Bratschi

Shirley Ann Bratschi (Zemke)

Thursday, May 31st, 1934 - Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Obituary

Shirley Ann Bratschi of Manistee, 86, passed away peacefully at home with her beloved husband Robert by her side, on Monday June 22, 2020.

Born May 31, 1934 in Detroit, MI, Shirley was the daughter of the late Edward and Genevieve Zemke. She Graduated from St. Alphonsus Catholic High School.

On February 11, 1956 Shirley married Robert Dale Bratschi and remained together for 64 years.

Survivors include her children & spouses, Dale (Marsha), Mark (Corrin), Leo (Amy), Pamela, Terry (Kristine), She also loved her 10 Grandchildren and 3 Great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her brothers and sister-in-law Richard (Delores) Zemke and Alfred Zemke,

Visitation will be held on Thursday June 25, 2020 between the hours of 4:00PM and 8:00PM, at Oak Grove Funeral Home in Manistee. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM.

Funeral services will follow on Friday June 26th at 10:00AM, at Oak Grove Funeral Home in Manistee where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with Rev. Zeljko Guberovic officiating. Graveside Services will be held at 3:00 PM at Maple Grove Cemetery in Elk Rapids with Father Robert J. Zuchowski officiating.

Memorials in Shirley's name may be directed to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Hospice of Michigan.

Please share a memory with the family at www.oakgrovefh.com. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 25th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, June 25th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Oak Grove Funeral Home - Manistee
    Address
    309 West Parkdale Road
    MANISTEE, MI 49660
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    Notes
    Rosary Will Be Prayed At 7:00 PM
  • Service

    Friday, June 26th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, June 26th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Oak Grove Funeral Home - Manistee
    Address
    309 West Parkdale Road
    MANISTEE, MI 49660
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    Address
    309 West Parkdale Road
    MANISTEE, MI 49660
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Danielle Korson

Posted at 08:33am
Shirley will be missed by Tom and myself. Whenever we were nearby camping we would stop in to see both Shirley and Bob (who I thought for years his name was Dale). Sometimes we when for lunch at Boones Long Lake Inn or just downtown in Manistee. As the years went by: sometimes we just sat and chatted. I do remember going with my mother,dad, sister and Grandma Zemke to Reed City, just after Shirley and Bob were married. We brought Grandma Bell and her wedding gift for them. It was a box of silverware. We will keep Shirley and Bob in our prayers. God Bless your family. Danielle (Zemke) Korson
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Britteny (Bratschi) & Patrick Schalk

Posted at 08:29am
Sent with love and remembrance. Aunt Shirley will always remain in our hearts. Sending my sincerest love and prayers from Minnesota.
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