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Herman C. Wolgast

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Herman C. Wolgast age 89 of Alpena, formerly of Rogers City

Passed away June 30, 2012 at Tendercare Greenview with his family by his side.
Birth He was born March 27, 1923 in Moltke Township to Carl and Gertrude (Voss) Wolgast.

 Herman attended the Moltke School. He sailed with the American Steamship Company and retired after 43 years of service. On February 1, 1964 he married Genevieve “Mona” Markey Robarge in Rogers City.
Survived by

Mr. Wolgast is survived by: stepchildren, Bonnie (Eddie) Derry of Rogers City, Rita (Donald) Makowski of Alpena, Sandra (Bill) McCall of Walled Lake, and John Robarge of Alpena; sisters, Doris Zimmerman of Rogers City, Anna Lietzow of Alpena, Lillian (Donald Orlikowski) DeCocker of Oscoda; 27 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mona on March 22, 2003; parents, Carl and Gertrude, stepson, Richard Robarge; stepfather, Elmer Tosch; sisters, Selma Stott, and Ella Schaudt; brother, John Wolgast.
& Service

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Monday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 followed by parish wake service at 7:00 p.m. with Sr. Rita Epple conducting. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church from 10:00 a.m. through time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.

Burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.