ALVERNA HAND TEMPLIN
TRAVERSE CITY — Alverna Templin, 95, of Traverse City, formerly of Beulah, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at Hawthorn Cottage.
Alverna was born in Pottsville, Pa., on Oct. 4, 1911, to Raymond
and Mary (Weaver) Hand. On
Jim and Alverna made their way to Benzonia in 1945, making their
there after life in Detroit, while Jim worked for the Ford Motor Company. In
1956, they established a life in
Alverna is survived by her son, James (Joyce) Templin Jr. of Traverse City; two daughters, Carol Crawford of Benzonia and Eleanor (Lee) Henry of Kingsley; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and several other loving family members and friends.
Alverna was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; parents; a sister, Dorothy Little; and a son-in-law, Albert Crawford.
Graveside services will be held at Friday, March 23, at
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Commission on Aging or Munson Hospice.
The family is being served by
Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home,
Thanks to Barb Templin for sharing this obituary with all of us.