ALPENA, MI. - Betty L. Kreis, 85, of Alpena, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014, in Alpena.
Betty Lou Burnash was born in Alpena on January 21, 1929 to the late Ernest and Agnes (Girard) Burnash. On April 23, 1949, she married Earl Kreis at St. Anne Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on May 20, 1996.
She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church.
Surviving are two sons, Tom (Nancy) Kreis of Alpena, Mick (Linda) Kreis of Marquette; nine grandchildren, Jacky (Ryan) Werth, Kyle (Stacy) Kreis, Jennifer (Patrick) Clark, Douglas (Nancy) Kreis, Nicholas (Nicole) Kreis, Erik (Alaina) Kreis, Katie (Michael) Buchinger, Christiana (Nathan) Goldman, Anthony Kreis; 14 great grandchildren, Daniel, Mitchel, Kinley, Anastasia, Symeon, Elizabeth, Mary, Margaret, Michael, Andrew, Allison, Theodore, Lucy and Reuben.
She was preceded in death by a brother Donald Burnash.
Services were held on Aug. 25 at St. Anne Catholic Church.
Memorials: All Saints School, 500 N. 2nd Ave., Alpena, MI. 49707 or St. Anne Catholic Church Building Fund, 2425 Frederick St., Alpena, MI 49707.