Obituary: Alice Sheats | Locally known as ‘Apple Annie’

Alice Sheats, seen here in this October 2014 photo, was “Apple Annie” of the Huron Township Applefest for several years in a row. (Photo by Scott Bolthouse – The Huron Hub)

Posted by The Huron Hub
Oct. 28, 2020

Alice V. Sheats, age 94, of New Boston, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020 in the comfort of her home.

Born on October 16, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, she was the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth (Czajka) Poyle. On September 13, 1947 she married Earl E. Sheats in St. Alfred Catholic Church, Taylor, MI.

Alice was “Apple Annie” of the Huron Township Applefest and a member of the Huron Township Historical Society.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, siblings Delores Greenawalt, John Poyle and Sandy Elwartowski.

She is survived by her children, Mickey (Joyce) Sheats, Mark (Peggy Farrugia) Sheats, Melvin (Debbie) Sheats, Michael (Marti) Sheats, Jane Sautner, Janet (Mark Philbrick) Nagy; 16 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Mary Giese, Joanne Manders, Margaret Gamble and Donnie Poyle.

Services were held at Bobcean Funeral Home, Flat Rock Chapel on Tuesday, October 27. A graveside service was held at Huron Valley Cemetery on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Father John Hedges officiated the service. Burial will be in Huron Valley Cemetery, Flat Rock, Michigan.

Obituary courtesy of Bobcean Funeral Home. View the full obituary here. 



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