Paul Repath, 79, of Alpena passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at his home.

Paul was born to the late Ambrose and Vivian (Edwards) Repath on Feb. 5, 1938 in Lake Linden, Mich. On Dec. 17, 1960, he married Gillian E. Edwards. She preceded him in death on March 8, 2017. Paul graduated from Northern Michigan University, received his Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University and taught math for St. Johns Public Schools until his retirement in 1992. While working full time, he attended Cooley Law School in Lansing and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1982. During the summers, Paul and his family would spend time in Mackinaw City where he was a captain for the Arnold Line Ferry Company transporting visitors to Mackinaw Island. He was a people person, loved the Great Lakes, the Green Bay Packers and most recently had enjoyed his new hobby of photography, but most importantly was spending time with his granddaughter, Jaedyn.

Surviving are his two children, Andrew (Rosane) Repath and Lisa (Bob) Wissmiller; grandchildren Jaedyn, Keith, Jessica; and several cousins.

Mr. Repath was preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Heather and David Donovan; and a brother David Edwards.

Memorial visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 from 12 noon until time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. with the Very Reverend William J. McClure, Jr. officiating.

Memorials may be made to Sparrow Hospital Neonatal Unit, U of M Pediatric Oncology Department or the Huron Humane Society.