Alice Anna Mae Wirgau

Alice Anna Mae Wirgau, 92, of Rogers City passed away Friday, March 15, 2024, at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Gaylord.

She was born April 17, 1931, in Wellington Township, Alpena to Dorothy Dove. She married Franklin (Ben) Wirgau in Leer.

Anna Mae happily was a homemaker, the wife of a farmer. She was an avid bowler spending many an hour at Nautical Lanes with her mother Dorothy, granddaughter Alicia, and many friends she made there over the years.  

Anna Mae is survived by her three children, Carl (Ruthie) Wirgau of Rapid City, Catherine (Mark) Rygwelski of Gaylord and Linda (JK Eldred) Kleiber of Onaway; grandchildren, Jeremiah (Joanna) Wirgau, Jesse (Julie) Kleiber, Kiel (Amy) Wirgau and Alicia (Rob Frantz) Kleiber; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Ethelene Lewis; and a sister-in-law, Marion Dove.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin; mother Dorothy, and a brother LeRoy.

In keeping with her wishes, the family will remember Anna Mae privately.  She will be laid to rest at St. Peter Cemetery, in Metz.  Online condolences may be sent to

Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Lutheran Church Metz.