Obituaries

DELORES ELAINE HANSON

Delores Elaine Hanson, 85, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 23, 2018, surrounded by her family. Delores was born May 6, 1933, to Murriel and Violet (Allen) Haltiner. She was a lifelong resident of Alpena. She attended the Practical Nursing Program in Traverse City. ...

CAROLINE LOUISE WEISE

Caroline Louise Weise, 77, of Alpena passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018, at her home. Caroline Louise Kirchoff was born in Alpena on Sept. 29, 1940, to the late Leonard and Mary (Knechtel) Kirchoff and married Donald Weise on July 23, 1960. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and ...

RICHARD A. CLAPP

10 Aug. 1937-20 June 2018 The Rev. Richard A. Clapp, 80 years-young, was born in Flint Mich., the second son of Russell and Mildred Clapp. Richard Clapp grew up in Flint, attending Central High School and graduating from that institution in 1955. He took an apprenticeship at DuPont Company ...

DONALD MARTIN KLINGSHIRN

Donald “Donnie” Martin Klingshirn, a Faith-filled, teddy-bear of a man, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Donnie, 73, of Charlotte, was born Nov.11, 1944, in Rogers City, Mich., the son of Alfred and Anna (Grochowski) Klingshirn. He graduated from high school in ...

JAMES EARL NEHRING

James Earl Nehring, 68, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. James was born June 14, 1949, in Alpena to the late Wesley and Elva (Dean) Nehring. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. James was an avid outdoorsman, who loved ...

AGNES CATHERINE SUMMERS

Agnes Catherine Summers, 88, of Lachine, went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 13, 2018. Agnes was born to John and Theresa (Kish) Kraynak on July 4, 1929, in Alton, Pa. They later moved to Ohio and eventually settled in Munger, Mich. On May 14, 1950, she married Mike Summers in Bay ...

LILLIAN LORRAINE CAMPBELL

Lillian Lorraine Campbell, 83, of Ossineke passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Precious Days Adult Foster Care. Lillian Wilke was born Dec. 23, 1934, in Alpena to the late Ewald and Ruth (Hoeberling) Wilke. She had a Master’s Degree from Andrews University in teaching and was a member ...

Richard Clapp

CLAPP, Richard A., 80, of Posen, died at home Wednesday, June 20, 2018. He is survived by his wife Ann; two sons, Scott (Cindy) and Brad (Diane); and four grandchildren, Nicole, Jessica, Jeremy, and Travis. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 3-8 p.m. at Grace Episcopal ...

William Hay

HAY, William, 80, of Presque Isle, died Monday June 18, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena. Bill is survived by his wife, Carol; three children, Timothy (Anne), Janet (Ryan) Shell and Steve; nine grandchildren, Andrew, Tyler, Ian, Jeremy, Jessica, A.J., Nina, Jordan, and Veronica. A ...

Boyden Olson

OLSON, Boyden R., 92, of Spruce, died Monday, June 18, 2018 at Lincoln Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. He is survived by his son Michael (Linda) of Thompson Station, Tenn.; three grandchildren; one sister, Berniece Kowalski; two nephews and one niece. Visitation will be ...

Ashley Smith

SMITH, Ashley Marie, 27, of Hillman died of an undetected colloid cyst on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Surviving are her husband, John; daughter, Madeline; parents, Rod and Joan Hunt; brother, Ryan Hunt; grandparents, Arthur and Rosemary Hunt; her in-laws, Steve ...

MIRIAM V. BENOIT

Miriam V. Benoit, age 80, of Alpena passed away peacefully on June 19, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center of Midland surrounded by her family. On April 16, 1938, Miriam was born to the late Larry and Flora (Matzke) Behnke in Alpena, Mich. On Jan. 9, 1960, Miriam married Wayne Benoit at ...

Richard Clapp

CLAPP, Richard, 80, of Posen died at home Wednesday, June 20, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Ann; two sons, Scott and Brad; and four grandchildren, Nicole, Jessica, Jeremy and Travis. Arrangements will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home - ...

Ashley Smith

SMITH, Ashley Marie, 27, of Hillman died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Lillian Campbell

CAMPBELL, Lillian Lorraine, 83, of Ossineke died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Precious Days Adult Foster Care. She is survived by her brother, Wilbur Wilke; sister, Rita (Dale) Corke; sister-in-law, Elaine Senchuck; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place on Monday, June ...

Frances Manning

MANNING, Frances G., 87, of East Lansing formerly of Alpena, died June 19, 2018, in East Lansing. Service will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the Olivet Baptist Church, Lansing at 11 a.m with a one-hour prior visitation. Family is being served by Gorsline Runciman East Lansing ...

STEVEN B. NIXON

Steven Bradley Nixon, age 69, of Ossineke passed away peacefully at home on June 18, 2018, surrounded by his family. On April 19, 1949, Steven was born to the late Thurman and Norma (Snyder) Nixon in Flint, Mich. Steven attended Central High School graduating with the class of 1966. He ...

Arthur Freel

FREEL, Arthur D., 93, of Menominee and Millersburg died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette, Wis. He is survived by one son, A. Dale (Sheri); three daughters, Toni Cummings, Rebecca (Randy) Walter and Vicki (Alex) Long; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; ...

William Hay

HAY, William Edgar, 80, of Presque Isle died on Monday, June 18, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

EVELENE E. JOHNSON

Bay City, Mich. Evelene passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Bay Shores Nursing Home at the age of 93 years. Evelene was born on Sept. 24, 1924 in Alpena, Mich., to the late William and Alice (Badder) King. She attended Faith Lutheran Church for many years. In her spare time she ...