January 15, 2019

Lizzie A. Pfaff

Died Nov. 13, 2017


Lizzie Alene Pfaff, 82, of Comins passed away at her home Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.

Alene was born in Beaverdam, N.C., on Nov. 23, 1934, to William and Lizzie Cartrette. She married Frank “Duke” Pfaff on Feb. 10, 1957, in Bennettsville, S.C. Alene had worked as a phone operator, a sales clerk for J.L. Hudson and as a school noon aide for Kenbrook Schools. Following Duke’s retirement, the couple moved to Comins. Alene was a benefit member of the Comins Eagles Aerie 3544. She enjoyed working puzzles, feeding and watching the birds, gardening and spending time with her friends.

Alene is survived by her children, Glenn Paul (Peggy) Pfaff of Metamora and Sandra Jane Pfaff (Roger Marks) of Whitmore Lake; and two grandchildren, Kristen Lee Pfaff and Kari Lynn (Ryan) Robbins; niece Linda Rae (Steven) Cunningham; great-nieces, Lisa (Rich) Harbaugh and Jennifer (Tony) Pierce; and many great-great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank “Duke” Pfaff; her brothers, Rayford, Troy, Coy and William; and her sisters, Kathleen Yopp and Doretha Cartrette.

Visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio; and again Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Comins Community Church with Pastor Kevin Salsbury officiating. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Sunrise Shores, 2078 M-32 West, Alpena, MI 49707.

These arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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