Alfred G. "Al" |
June 22, 1945-Nov. 24, 2012
Alfred G. "Al" Nestle, age 67, of Alma, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2012 at the Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Midland.
Al was born June 22, 1945 in Alma the son of Russel and Neva (Needham) Nestle. He graduated from Alma High School the class of 1963 and upon completion he attended MSU for his Agricultural Degree. Al owned and operated his own farm in Gratiot County before retiring. He was a talented woodworker making his own knives, pens and all other crafts. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and antiquing. He was a generous supporter of the Salvation Army, Alma Little League and loved to watch the Tigers.
He is survived by his children, Becky Nestle of CA, Bill (Michelle) Alward of MN, Greg (Dana) Nestle of TX, Chad (Sheri) Alward of Alma, Dane (Alicia) Zemper of Howell; 13 grandchildren, Jessica, Matt, Alyssa, Cole, Trent, Teil, Jasmine, Zachary, Hailee, Brec, Keegan, Kaden and Zoë; also beloved partner Loretta Bott; and sisters Betty (Jerry) Taber, and Sharon (Dale) Webster.
Al was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Jenny and Pamella Nestle.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma with Pastor Carl Cecil officiating. Interment will be in Pritchard Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund. To view Al's obituary or to leave a condolence for the family please visit
Published in The Morning Sun on Nov. 26, 2012