1958-2013

Rae (Jeanie) Hemmeke 54, of Baldwin passed away at her home Friday July 12, 2013. Rae was born August 8, 1958 in Lansing, Michigan to Raymond and Nancy Jane (Hewitt) Lewis.

Rae and family moved to Baldwin in 1998. Rae worked at Houseman Foods for a number of years. She loved to fish and loved to be outdoors.

Rae is survived by her husband, Johnnie; her children, Timothy Wheeler, Heidi Harbin, Tamra Anderson and John Ray Hemmeke, all of Baldwin; 11 grandchildren, mother, Nancy Perfitt; sisters, Debbie Summers, Dorrie Jones, Tracy Carmody, Brenda Williams, and two brothers, Danny Perfitt and Bryon Perfitt.

Rae was preceded in death by her father Daniel Perfitt Sr. and one brother Lauren Perfitt.

Memorial Services for Rae will be held at Verdun Funeral Home, Friday July 19, 2013, at 1 p.m. with visitation prior to services from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Arrangements were entrusted to Verdun Funeral Home and Cremation services of Baldwin. (231) 745-4680.

(verdunfuneralhome.com)