Denise M. Brannick (nee LeMire), 86, of Riverside and formerly of Newaygo, Michigan, died May 1, 2014.

Ms. Brannick was a high school history teacher in Jackson, Michigan; Alexandria, Virginia; and Albany, New York, prior to retirement.

She was the wife of wife of the late George J. Brannick; the mother of Chris (Dan) Ajamiseba, Greg (Lisa) Brannick, Kevin (Michelle) Brannick, Brian (Julie) Brannick and Jeff (Paula) Brannick; the grandmother of Hendrick Ajamiseba, Michael Ajamiseba, David Ajamiseba, Kimberly Julien, Ashleen Brannick, Wes Brannick, Angelica Brannick, Mary Brannick, Yeats Brannick, Brendan, Benjamin Brannick, Jessie Gilbreath, Joseph Brannick, Sarah Brannick, Samuel Brannick, Hannah Brannick, Brianna Brannick, Joshua Brannick, Caleb Brannick, Abel Brannick, Kevin Brannick and Jason Brannick; the great-grandmother of Grace Ajamiseba, Brennan Ajamiseba, James Ajamiseba, Mark Brannick, Daniel Brannick and Sabrina Gilbreath; the sister of Mary (Ed) Hiaeshutter and Francis (Connie) LeMire; and the aunt of many.

A funeral Mass was celebrated May 5 at St. Mary Church in Riverside, followed by inurnment at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Jackson, Michigan.

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.