Obituaries

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 ...

Lawrence O’Dell

O'DELL, Lawrence E., 90, of Canada Creek Ranch died Friday, June 1, 2018, at home. He is survived by one son, Robert (Roxanne) of Port Huron; three daughters, Karen (David) Barthel of Gulfport, Fla., Lynne O’Dell of Port Huron and Mary (William) Cassidy of Port Huron; six grandchildren; ...

ALLEN CLARENCE WALZ

Allen Clarence Walz, age 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 15, 2018, at his home in West Branch. Al has been a resident of West Branch for the past three years previously of Fairview, Mich. He was born on March 10, 1931, in Detroit, Mich., to Oscar and Myrtle Walz. Al was a ...

Donnaleen Burke

BURKE, Donnaleen J., 84, of Alpena died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at her home. She is survived by her son, Michael (Susan); grandson, Douglas (Heather); two great-grandchildren, Morginn and Elyja. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home. Private graveside service ...

Donald Bushey

BUSHEY, Donald L., 85, of Black River, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Medilodge of Hillman. He is survived by his wife Donna; six children, Kim (LeeAnn) of Spruce, Terry (Kurt) Owings of Saline, Kerry (Jack) Scott of Spruce, Tamara (Jeff) Hurst of Wetmore, Renee Karshnick of Barton City, ...

Abera Justus

JUSTUS, Abera D., 74, of Lincoln, died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Maple Grove Adult Foster Care in Barton City. Surviving are two daughters, Melissa (Shane) Conner of Lincoln and Missy (Leroy) Hall of Harrisville; seven grandchildren, Amanda, Gabriel, Jamie, Jeffrey, Alex, Leon, and ...

Maryanne Manning

MANNING, Maryanne, died peacefully on Feb. 8, 2018 in Gilbert, Ariz., after years of many health issues. She is survived by three children: Joan Bestwick, Jean Anne Manning from Alpena, John (Peggy) from Arizona; stepson, Gary (Carol) Becker; grandchildren Michael, Holly and Melody; ...