March 20, 1951 – July 19, 2020
Ilze Black passed away on July 19th, 2020 in Jackson Michigan. She was 69 years of age. She was born in Hamburg, Germany on March 20th, 1951 but resided in Ann Arbor, MI for the last 67 years.
She has two surviving children; a daughter, Joann Black from Ann Arbor and a son, Thomas Lopp from Florida. She has 5 grandchildren; Codyand Sheldon Marks, Nathan and Tommy Lopp and Micheal Sherdt. She has 6 great grand children. She has 3 surviving sisters; Rita Knickerbocker, Helen Hart, Ausma Apsitis and one brother Ed Apsitis and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Karlis and Valentina Apsitis and 2 brothers; Albert And Voldie Apsitis.
She worked for Alpha metal finishing in Dexter, MI for 27 years as a production specialist. She was a beautiful, loving, kind person with a big heart. She will truly and deeply be missed by many, especially her family but she'll never be forgotten.