Obituaries

Homer Clewley

CLEWLEY, Homer Dale, 75, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at his home. Surviving are his wife, Barbara; four children, Mary Clewley, Tim (Tami), Michelle (Kevin) Charania, Steve; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Tate, Brian, Jeffrey, Ashley, Jerrith, Danielle, Amanda; four great-grandchildren; ...

MARGARET GREENGTSKI

Margaret (Margie) Greengtski, age 81, of Alpena, formerly of Posen, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. On Dec. 4, 1937, Margie was born in Maple Ridge Township to the late Walter L. and Lillian (Kasubowski) ...

Margaret Greengtski

GREENGTSKI, Margaret A., 81, of Alpena, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be announced by the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in a future edition of The ...

EVELYN GENEVIEVE LANE

Evelyn Genevieve Lane, 86, of Alpena passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at Medilodge of Hillman. Evelyn Genevieve Dave was born Feb. 16, 1932 in Detroit to the late George and Gladys Dave. On Aug. 11, 1951, she married George Lane. He preceded her in death on May 17, 1994. Evelyn was a ...

ISAAC KARL LARSEN

Isaac Karl Larsen, was born at 9:14 p.m. in Alpena, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. He received the blessing of baptism and passed away shortly after in the loving arms of his parents. He is survived by his parents, Karl and Lauren (Kaschner) Larsen; big sister Esther; paternal grandparents ...

GEORGE JOSEPH COLEMAN

George Joseph Coleman, 81, of Hubbard Lake passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at his home. George was born April 9, 1937, in Dearborn to the late John and Nora (McKenna) Coleman. On Oct. 17, 1958, he married Shirley Duncan. George worked for Ford, retiring on May 1, 1993. He attended St. ...

JOAN MARIE EDMONDS

Joan Marie Edmonds, 71, of Posen passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Joan Marie Himes was born in Alpena County on March 28, 1947 to the late Stanley and Kathleen (McRae) Himes. On Aug. 21, 1965 she married Bruce Edmonds. She enjoyed fishing, playing ...

ELEANOR MARIE MISIAK

Eleanor Marie “Toots” Misiak age 81 of Posen passed away Jan. 19, 2019 at Orchard Manor in Posen with her loving family around her. She was born March 12, 1937 in Rogers City to Alexander and Mary (Yarch) Krawczak. On May 14, 1955 she married Mark Misiak at St. Ignatius Catholic ...

GREGORY RONALD SMITH

Gregory Ronald Smith, 74, of Bay City, our hardworking and honest husband, dad, grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend, was born into eternal life on the evening of Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at his home. Greg was born in Detroit on Nov. 6, 1944, the son of the late Charles and Rosalie (Bussey) ...

Joan Edmonds

EDMONDS, Joan, 71, of Posen, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News.

Ila May Reed

REED, Ila May, 89, of Corunna, formerly of Rogers City, died on Jan. 18, 2019 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Owosso. She is survived by three children, Wanda Tolin of Alpena, Jan Green of Onaway and Scott (Amanda) Reed of Corunna, nine grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, several ...

JUDITH A. GROSS

Judith A. Gross (Judie), 78, of Alpena, went to the Lord Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Judie went peacefully at Mclaren Hospital in Petoskey. Judie is survived by her children Kym and George, Scott and Jenn, Rob (Robby) and Shannon, her grandchildren Devon, Derrick, Jimmy, David Amanda, Brenna, ...

CAROL ANN BROWN

Carol Ann Brown was a beautiful person who lived a wonderful life. Carol passed away peacefully at her home in Denton, Texas, surrounded by her children on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. She was 75. Carol was born Oct. 29, 1943, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Leonard and Ethel (Borwick) ...

BRIAN JON NOWLAND

Brian Jon Nowland, 55, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, Jan, 16, 2019 at his home of an apparent heart attack. Brian was born on Dec. 2, 1963 to Leonard and Joyce (Gapske) Nowland. He has been employed at Fiber Char for the past 23 years. On Oct. 7, 1989 he married Carol Szymanski. He ...

GEORGE DOUGLAS PERKINS

George Douglas Perkins, 64, was called to Heaven on Jan. 15, 2019 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy illness. God saw that he was tired and on the wings of his angels he went home to be with his Lord and Savior. He will be ...

MARILYN L. ALLUM

Marilyn L. Allum, 75, of Rogers City, Mich., passed away on Jan. 15, 2019. She was born Nov. 6, 1943 in Detroit, Mich., to Herbert and Faith (Jensen) Allum. Marilyn grew up in Detroit, Mich., and was in the first graduation class from Henry Ford High School, and was ranked Detroit All ...

DIXIE COLLINS

Dixie Collins, 79, of Alpena passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving caregivers. Dixie Bates was born on Oct. 15, 1939 in Chesaning to the late Earl and Thelma (Detwiller) Bates. Dixie served in the United States Navy until her honorable discharge. On June ...

DARIN RUSSELL HITE

Darin Russell Hite, 47, of Sandusky, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 in his home. He was born on Oct. 13, 1971 in Southfield, Mich., to David and Therese “T.C.” Hite. A 1990 graduate of Alpena High School, Darin attended Northern Michigan University. ...

George Perkins

PERKINS, George, 64, of Hillman died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Beverly Walters

WALTERS, Beverly Doris, 95, of Alpena died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at her home. Surviving are her three children, Cathy King, John (Kim), James (Sandra); daughter-in-law, Gail Guigar; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A graveside service will take place in May. Cremation ...