Obituaries

David Dreps

DREPS, David, 79, of Alpena died in Port Orange, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife Tamara; a daughter, Carol Dreps; three step-children, Douglas (Hilda) Gehl, Angela Gehl, Andrew Gehl; a sister, Mary Woods; and three grandchildren. He has been taken for ...

DeeAnn Huff

HUFF, DeeAnn, 66, of Barton City died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at Lakeview Manor in Tawas City. She is at Gillies Funeral Home in Lincoln where friends may call on Sunday, Feb. 18, from 1 a.m. the funeral service at 4 pm.

Cecil Wirgau

WIRGAU, Cecil Edward, 56, of Alpena died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughter, Teresa (Glenn) Kaminski; grandson, Elijah; 10 siblings, Arthur Spencer, Richard (Karen) Spencer, Linda Millard, Cora (Don) Haske, Dean ...

CHARLES DOUGLAS ATTWELL

Charles "Chuck" Douglas Attwell, 90, died suddenly on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at their winter home at Rice Creek RV Resort in Riverview, Fla. He had played 18 holes of golf that morning with a score of 95. Chuck was born to the late Charles and Mildred (Barber) Attwell and raised in ...

MARIE ROLUFFS

Marie Roluffs, 91, of Rogers City passed away following a brief illness Thursday morning, Feb. 15, 2018, at her home. The daughter of Stephen and Dorothea (Giese) Martin was born in Waltz, Mich., on Sept. 15, 1926. Marie was raised and graduated in the Detroit area. She married Riewert ...

Cecil Wirgau

WIRGAU, Cecil, 56, of Alpena died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Charles Attwell

ATTWELL, Charles Douglas, 90, died suddenly on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Riverview, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

JOANNE MARIE ROOT

Dr. Joanne Marie Root, DO, FAAFP, FHM, 61, of Alpena passed away in the company of her family and friends on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a nine-month courageous fight with cancer. She was a selfless loving person that ministered to many people in the community. Joanne was born Dec. ...

Vivian Sobeck

SOBECK, Vivian A., 71, of Millersburg died on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at home. She is survived by one daughter, Anne (Dan) Kruczynski of Cheboygan; two sons, Tony of Millersburg and Fred of Hawks; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; seven sisters, Darlene Fleming of Lynchburg, Va., ...

GENE ATKINS

Gene Atkins, 88, of Rogers City, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family following a brief illness Sunday afternoon Feb. 11, 2018, in Rogers City. The daughter of Stanley and Mary (Jaracz) Muzyl was born in Detroit on Sept. 21, 1929. Gene grew up in the Gaylord area and ...

DANIEL T. GOODRICH

Daniel T Goodrich 56, passed away peacefully at his home on Feb. 1, 2018. He was born May 24, 1961, in Alpena, Mich., to Howard and Shirley (Keyes) Goodrich. Daniel was employed with RBW Logistic. Daniel is survived by his three brothers James of Alpena, David of Grovetown, Richard (Tina) ...

RAYMOND LEON HASKE

Raymond Leon Haske 73, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at his home in Hawks. Raymond was born April 11, 1944, to Joseph and Verna (Woloszyk) Haske in Metz Township. He graduated from Rogers City High School in 1963. He worked on his father’s farm for several years, and then married ...

DAVID NOBLE HAVELOCK

David Noble Havelock, age 89, of Rochester Hills, Mich., passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Dave was born in Royal Oak, Mich., on June 5, 1928. He graduated from Royal Oak High School. After high school he enlisted in the United States Army for a tour of duty in Korea. Dave received his ...

Joanne Root

ROOT, Joanne M., 61, of Alpena died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

RICHARD ARTHUR BUNTON

Richard Arthur Bunton, 77, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at his home. Richard was born March 18, 1940, in Rogers City to the late Arthur E. and Emogene (Larke) Bunton. After graduation from Rogers City High School, he enlisted in the United States Army in December 1958. He ...

Raymond Preseau

PRESEAU, Raymond A. Jr., 70, of Millersburg, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at MediLodge of Hillman. He is survived by his daughter, Tina (Terry) Lovell of Millersburg; two sons, Raymond III of Cheboygan and Donald (Rhonda Webster) of Green Bay, Wis.; many grandchildren and ...

DORIS BERTHA SIEGERT

Doris Bertha Siegert, 87, of Hubbard Lake and Hudson, Fla., passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Doris Bertha Degen was born Nov. 3, 1930, in Alpena to the late Adolph and Martha (Wilke) Degen. On April 7, 1949, she married Norman J. Siegert. He preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1988. Doris ...

ARLENE FRANCES WILLIAMS

Arlene Frances Williams, 84, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Hillman's Haven. Arlene Frances Lee was born in Alpena on Jan. 25, 1934, to the late Roy and Margaret (Eller) Lee. Arlene grew up in the Alpena area, and while attending Alpena High School she was the first ...

Gene Atkins

ATKINS, Gene, 88, of Rogers City, died Sunday afternoon Feb. 11, 2018 in Rogers City. Arrangements for the funeral mass are being taken care of at Hentkowski Funeral Home.

Richard Bunton

BUNTON, Richard Arthur, 77, of Alpena died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at his home. Surviving are his wife, Joyce; three children, Ronald (Susan), Joan (Jeff) Marek, Robert (Shawna) ; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Patsy Erfurdt and Barbara (Ken) Rasche. Visitation will ...