Ariel Pietsch

ESCANABA — Ariel Pietsch, 11, of Escanaba, beloved daughter of Jennifer Pietsch, gained her wings on Thursday, Jan. 25, at St. Vincent Children’s Hospital in Green Bay, surrounded by her family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba, Mich. A memorial service celebrating Ariel’s life will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral Home. In honor of Ariel, we ask to please come in jeans or something comfortable and wear PURPLE!

In honor of Ariel, a college fund will be set up for Jaxon. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Or if you prefer you may make contributions to the St. Vincent Children’s Hospital Child Life Services, which can be accessed online at https://stvincentchildrenshospital.org/Medical-Services/Child-Life.aspx. Items on their wish list may be brought to the funeral home during visitation, baskets will be available. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Pietsch family.