Alberta Koehler

February 12, 1936 - December 14, 2018

Alberta Rea Koehler, age 82 of Canton, surrendered her battle with years of pain on December 14, 2018. She was born in Eldorado, Illinois on February 12, 1936 and attended elementary and high school in Sesser, Illinois. Alberta was a resident of Michigan since August of 1953 and a graduate of Pontiac Central High School.

She was the beloved wife of Donald. Loving mother of Shari (Dean Derigiotis) Saif, the late Deborah Sulke and the late Larry Sulke. Beaming grandmother of Tina, Crystal, Jaenelle, Annabella and the late Jonathan. She is also survived by her brothers Ernest (Linda) Rea and James (Joy) Rea, brother-in-law Eugene (the late Shirley Ann) Martin, aunts Charlotte Porter Page, Lilly Porter and Sandy Porter along with many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Alberta was the daughter of Frank and Anna Rea, who preceded her in death, as did her brother Rev. Edwin Rea, sister Shirley Rea Martin and brother/uncles Thomas and Donald Porter.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 18th, from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 19th from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with an evening service at 6:30 p.m. at McCabe Funeral Home, 851 N. Canton Center Rd., Canton.

Continuing with Alberta’s giving spirit, in lieu of flowers, please consider bringing a Christmas gift for a needing child.

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