Edith Marie Reiger

Edith Marie Reiger, 92, a lifelong resident of Onaway, died at Bortz Health Care in Petoskey Friday, January 2, 2015.

The daughter of Wesley L. and Esther (Pangburn) Chapman, Edith was born in Onaway November 23, 1922. She married Herman Reiger Sr. in Mackinaw City July 6, 1946. They were married 45 years at the time of Herman’s death in 1991.

Surviving Edith are her three daughters, Jane (Ken) Hanck of Apex, North Carolina, Marie (Giuseppe) Civitiello of Cary, North Carolina and Sandra Reiger of Onaway; her son, Herman Reiger Jr. of Cheboygan; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lucille Henning of Onaway, Ruth Tank of Rogers City and Nancy Thompson of Bay City; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at North Allis Township Cemetery in the spring. Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider a donation to Edith’s favorite charity, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be shared with Edith’s family at www.chagnonfh.com.