Obituaries

Katherine Ann Johnson

JOHNSON, Katherine Ann, 59, of Posen, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Kathy is survived by her husband of 40 years, Gary Johnson; her children and their partners, Donald (Demelza), Jessica (Kevin) Johnson, Kacy (Adam) Johnson; a grandson, Jackson Koss; her mother, Patricia Soik; and her brother, ...

Betty A. Sands

SANDS, Betty A., 83, of Mikado, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at her home. She is survived by three sons, Kevin Jeff (Kyong) Buehl, Joseph (Molly) Buehl, and Steve Stevens, four step-children, Terry (Dianne) Sands, Sheron (Roddy) Forsythe, Linda (Clifford) Deller, Rita (Jesus Yruegas), nine ...

ROGER LEE ANDRZEJEWSKI

Mr. Roger Lee Andrzejewski, 63 of Hillman, Mich., passed away unexpectedly at his home on Feb. 5, 2019. He was born Nov. 30, 1955 to Michael and Sophie Andrzejewski. Roger graduated from Posen High School in 1973. Roger worked at Wayne Wire Cloth Products for 41 years. Roger enjoyed NASCAR, ...

Sara Brown

BROWN, Sara S., 62, of Ossineke, died peacefully Feb. 1, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena, surrounded by her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Jeff; daughter, Brittany Printess of Roscommon, Mich., two sisters, Prudy (Jim) Mullen of Henderson Nev., and Debra ...

Stephan Adamski

ADAMSKI, Stephan, 67, of Ossineke died unexpectedly on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Lois Bell

BELL, Lois Christina, 98, of Alpena died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 at Turning Brook. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Lorraine Bennett

BENNETT, Lorraine, 89, of Alpena died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Linda Frasier

FRASIER, Linda Kay, 60, of Onaway, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at Evergreen Adult Foster Care in Rogers City. She is survived by her parents, Bob and Bonnie Frasier of Onaway, mother, Carol Hall of Flint, sisters, Patty Zoll of Onaway, Debbie (Kevin) Richmond, of Flint, and Terrie (Ed) Pringle ...

Jerry Hale

HALE, Jerry E., 80, of Mikado, died on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Saginaw. Jerry is survived by his daughter, Karen (Shane) Moulton of Greenbush, his son, Mark (Betty) of Columbus Ohio, his daughter-in-law, Vicki Hale of Lincoln; seven grandchildren, Jacci, ...

BERNARD RAYMOND LIVERMORE

Bernard Raymond Livermore, 83, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at Medilodge of Alpena. Bernard was born April 18, 1935 in Alpena to the late Ernest and Margaret (Yax) Livermore. He worked at Fletcher Paper Company for 43 years, retiring in 1997. He married Carol A. Martin in ...

Michael Kerr

KERR, Michael G. Jr., 65, of Rogers City, died Feb. 2, 2019 at home. He is survived by his wife, Linda; two children, Rose (Paul) Gutierrez of Holland and Michael (Candice) III; nine grandchildren, Madisyn, Paul Michael, Everly, Mary, Samantha, Mya, Evan, Clayton and Rowdy. Friends may ...

Harold LaFrance

LaFRANCE, Harold L., 88, of Onaway, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at Medilodge of Gaylord. He is survived by sister, Dorothy Brooks, of Onaway, nieces, nephews, and his caregivers. Visitation will be at the Chagnon Funeral Home on Friday Feb. 8, 2019 from noon until the time of the funeral ...

Bernard Livermore

LIVERMORE, Bernard Raymond, 83, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at Medilodge of Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Helen Odom

ODOM, Helen, 103, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Arrangements will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Robert Zettlemoyer, Jr

ZETTLEMOYER, Robert Jr., 77, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. He has been taken for cremation with no services planned. Arrangements are in the care of McWilliams Funeral Home.

JANICE LYNN CRAWFORD

Janice Lynn Crawford, 66, of Lachine, Mich., passed away at her home on Feb. 3, 2019, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Janice was born in Alpena, Mich., on July 5, 1952, to the late James and Elaine (Bushey) Zielaskowski and graduated from Alpena High School in 1970. On Jan. ...

ELIZABETH RUTH CURTIS

Elizabeth Ruth Curtis age 86, of Ocqueoc Township, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Waverly Township on Feb. 4, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born June 15, 1932 in Moltke Township to John and Martha (Schaedig) Brege. Elizabeth, or Betty as she was known to ...

Robert Alan Ball

BALL, Robert Alan, 72, of Ossineke, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News.

BORDEN HAYS BAUMGARTEL

Borden Hays Baumgartel, Jr., 96, of Hillman passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Hillman’s Haven AFC Home. Borden was born in Louisville, Ky., on July 1, 1922 to the late Borden and Mable (Pittman) Baumgartel. He served as a fighter pilot in the United States Army Air Corp during WWII ...

Michael Kerr

KERR, Michael G., Jr., 65, of Rogers City, died Feb. 2, 2019 at home. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when his arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org.