Alice Eleanor Otrtemba (Pilarski), age 94, of Posen, passed away Monday afternoon May 25, 2020 at Medilodge of Rogers City.
Alice was born April 7, 1926, and raised on her family farm in Metz. Later in her adult years she met the love of her life Leonard Otremba, they were married on September 16, 1945. After marriage they moved to the Detroit area, she loved in there but Lenny missed the North. They returned to Posen and bought farmland, even going through rough times she grew to love it.
Alice was a wonderful homemaker who enjoyed planting flowers, decorating her lawn, and gardening; she took pride in her manicured lawn and garden. The outdoors was her serenity. She canned everything she grew to provide food for the table, no one ever walked away from Alice’s kitchen hungry right down to the dessert.
Surviving are her daughter Doreen (Jim) Parish of Onaway; 4 grandchildren Steven (Katherine) Wilk of California, Jennifer (Alice) Wilk of Gaylord, Alicia (Christina) Wilk of Roseville, and Kassandra (Paul) Otremba of Ann Arbor; 2 great grandchildren Mataya and Jadyn Hanson of Rogers City; 2 sisters Lucy Zwolinski of Rogers City, Betty (Donald) Kirschner of Alpena; 3 nieces and 3 nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Cecelia (Orban) Pilarski, husband Leonard on April 9, 2017, a brother Slyvester, a niece and 2 nephews.
A graveside service will take place 1:30 PM on Tuesday June 2, 2020 at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery with Father Arthur Duchnowicz officiating. Online condolences can be sent to Hentkowskifuneral.com.
Memorials are suggested to Rogers City Medilodge Activities Department.