Obituaries

Lyle Copeland

COPELAND, Lyle Keith, 87, formerly of Alpena, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at Kansas City North Hospice in Kansas City, Mo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News.

Donald Francis

FRANCIS, Donald A., 86, of Ossineke, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Surviving are his three children, Donald II (Amber), Jill (David) Greene, and Christopher; sister, Jackie Kennedy; two sisters-in-law, Beverly Francis, Janice Francis and Phyllis Ratz. Memorial visitation will take place on ...

Keith Kornelson

KORNELSON, Keith Lowell, 64, of Ossineke, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at his home. Surviving are his wife, Lori; two children, Lindsey (DeJuan) Kornelson, Erin (Dan) Beason; six grandchildren, Madison, Braden, Brynn, Lucas, Henry, Chase; two brothers, Kenneth and Lowell; and sister, Kelley ...

LILLIAN SCHESKE

Lillian Scheske, 92, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Lillian was born on Aug. 15, 1926 in Ossineke to the late Alderic and Anna Aube. She married Wilbert Scheske on July 6, 1946. He preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2005. Lillian was a devoted wife and mother. She especially ...

VIRGINIA M. ZEIGLER

Virginia M. Zeigler, 85, of Springfield, Mo., passed away peacefully in the arms of her daughter on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Virginia was born on April 18, 1933 to the late Berthold and Johanna (Shumm) Hiske in Wilson Township, Mich. Virginia is survived by her daughter, Brenda Donnell ...

CATHERINE ISABEL JANESKI

Catherine Isabel Janeski, 91, of Alpena , passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Catherine was born Feb. 13, 1927 in Rogers City to the late Charles and Francis (Thompson) Derry. She truly enjoyed helping others and it showed whether it was serving as a nurse’s aide, or just a kind word ...

EDNA HARRIET MANNING

Edna Harriet Manning, 104, of Alpena passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Edna Harriet Smith was born Nov. 22, 1913, in Alpena County to the late Levi and Della (McKay) Smith. On Oct. 26, 1932 she married Walter Manning. He preceded her in death on Aug. ...

Elizabeth Hope

HOPE, Elizabeth H., 74, of Afton died on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at Hiland Cottage, Petoskey. She is survived by her husband, Eli of Afton; son, Dave of Indian River; daughter, Susan (Blake) Allington of Farmington Hills; and her mother, Margaret Brady of Florida. Cremation arrangements ...

GEORGE D. HOWAY

Bay City, Mich. George passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at McLaren Bay Region at the age of 89 years. George was born in Ossineke, Mich., on Oct. 25, 1928. He was an active member of Peoples Baptist Church. On Nov. 8, 1947 he married the former Mary L. Bradley. He worked and retired from ...

Dale Latsch

LATSCH, Dale, 86, of Onaway, died on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at American House, Petoskey. He is survived by his sons, Mitch (Jane) of Erin, Tenn., and Brandon (Sharon) of Cheboygan; daughters, Vanessa (Rick) Crowe of Maywood, Mo., and Lisa (Fergus) Fleming of Midland; six grandchildren; a ...

Edna Manning

MANNING, Edna H., 104, of Alpena, died Monday, Oct. 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.

Lillian Scheske

SCHESKE, Lillian, 92, of Alpena, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Surviving are her children, son, Thomas (Fay); daughters, Dort (B.J.) Galloway, Linda (Mike) Collins, Sheryl (Bill) Timm; son-in-law, Bill Kingsley; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Lawrence (Lavona) Aube; ...

CAROLE JOYCE SOMMERFELD

Carole Joyce (Neumann) Sommerfeld, 85, died on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Carole was born in Alpena on Dec. 23, 1932 to the late Martin and Katharine (Kunzi) Neumann. She lived her life exhibiting a true love of her Lutheran faith. Carole graduated from Alpena High School in 1950. She married ...

Betty Vogelheim

VOGELHEIM, Betty A., 88, of Rogers City, died on Oct. 15, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center surrounded by her family. She is survived by four sons, Charles (Sandy) of Rogers City, Claude (Pam) of Rogers City, Curt (Annette) of Rogers City, and Frank (Dianne) of Taylorsville, N.C.; her ...

JERROLD RICHARD WEINKAUF

Jerrold “Jerry” Richard Weinkauf, 64, of Presque Isle passed away peacefully surrounded by his family following an extended illness on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Jerrold was born on Oct. 7, 1954 to Walter and Theresa (Kuchinski) Weinkauf and married his high school sweetheart Vicky M. ...

VIRGINIA M. ZEIGLER

Virginia M. Zeigler, 85, of Springfield, Mo., passed away peacefully in the arms of her daughter on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Virginia is survived by her daughter, Brenda Donnell and son-in-law Mark Donnell of Willard, Mo. Two grandsons Andrew Donnell of Los Angelos, Calif., and Mason ...

RICHARD O. FRANTZ

Richard O. Frantz, age 82, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 12,2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. On June 1, 1936, Richard was born to the late Wesley and Frances (Owens) Frantz in Alpena, Mich. Richard served in the United States Army. He married Donna Suszek on ...

Lillian Scheske

SCHESKE, Lillian M., 92, of Alpena, died on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at Medilodge-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Carole Sommerfeld

SOMMERFELD, Carole Joyce, 85, of Alpena, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 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.

JULIE ANN TESSMER

Julie Ann Tessmer, 70, of Alpena passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center, following a brief battle with lung cancer. Julie was born in Alpena on Sept. 7, 1948 to the late John and Lottie (Kneeshaw) Tessmer. Surviving are three children, Lisa Zagorski, Amy (Josh) ...