Obituaries

KATHRYN M. KRAWCZAK

Kathryn M. “Kathy” Krawczak, 64, of Long Rapids Road, Maple Ridge Townsip passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Medilodge Alpena after a five year battle with brain cancer. She was born in Rogers City to Joseph and Cecelia (Roznowski, Krawczak) Dembny. Surviving are ...

Mabel Larson

LARSON, Mabel June, 92, of Cheboygan, formerly of East Tawas, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Cheboygan Hospice House. She is survived by her daugher, Rita (Ron) Duman of Topinabee; son, Edward (Lizeth) of Tennessee; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements ...

CHARLOTTE AUGUSTA TULGETSKE

Charlotte Augusta (Smigelski) Tulgetske, 98, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at her home. Charlotte Augusta Castrop was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 13, 1920 to the late Fred and Mary (Weber) Castrop. She married Stanley Smigelski on Sept. 9, 1940. She volunteered as a ...

Dixie Collins

COLLINS, Dixie, 79, of Alpena died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

LEONARD RODNEY KAYE

Leonard Rodney Kaye, age 73, of Alpena, surrounded by family and friends, passed away to his heavenly home on Jan. 10, 2019. “Rod” was born Nov. 9, 1945 to Alexander and Evelyn (Avery) Kaye in Inkster, Mich. He graduated from Cherry Hill high school and continued his education into his ...

Ronald Shambeau

SHAMBEAU, Ronald John Shambeau, 87, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

ROBERT F. VANSCHOTEN

It is with great sadness that the family of Robert F. VanSchoten announces his passing on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at home surrounded by family and friends. Rob will be lovingly remembered by his wife Lori and his daughters, Melissa, Christy, and Megan (Karmen), his five grandchildren, ...

Beverly Walters

WALTERS, Beverly Doris, 95, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

EUNICE HELEN BOBOLTZ

Eunice Helen Boboltz, 73, of Arizona and Ossineke, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Eunice was born Sept. 21, 1945 in Alpena to Clarence and Josephena (Domke) Boboltz. She enlisted in the Army shortly after high school graduation where she was selected as ...

NICHOLAS PETER GAPCZYNSKI

Nicholas Peter Gapczynski, age 86, passed away peacefully at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas City, Mich. on Jan. 7, 2019. Nick was born on Oct. 5, 1932, in Long Rapids, Mich. He married Barbara Lambert in 1957, in Detroit, Mich. and they were together for 58 years until she passed ...

DORIS DARLENE KINDT

Doris Darlene Kindt, 85, of Alpena passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Davison Home. Doris Darlene Kirchoff was born April 20, 1933 in Alpena to the late Ernest and Leta (LeRoy) Kirchoff. On June 29, 1963 she married Louis Kindt. She worked at Alpena Peoples Bank and retired from NBD. ...

ARTHUR V. STANGE

Arthur V. Stange, age 75, of Toledo’s Shoreland Community, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. He was born Jan. 27, 1943 in Alpena, Mich., to Carl and Viola (Kingsbury) Stange. Art grew up as a “Coast Guard Kid” often moving to new cities where his father had been stationed. He ...

Leonard “Rod” Kaye

KAYE, Leonard “Rod,” 73, of Alpena, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at home. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at Word of Life Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Scott Joy officiating. A full obituary will appear ...

Mark Daniel Lemcke

LEMCKE, Mark Daniel, 60, of Hillman, died at his home on Jan. 2, 2019. He is survived by his companion, Christine Stoinski, of Hillman, brother Mitch Lemcke, of Lewiston, sisters Marsha Chartrand, of New Baltimore, and Mary Dubie, of Marine City, and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation ...

Raymond Bumblis

BUMBLIS, Raymond Ernest, 83, of Spruce, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at his home. Surviving are his four children, Raymond (Barbara), Brian (Gloria), Carole Springstead, Laurie (James) McDonnell; 11 grandchildren; and sister Jean (John) Militello. Cremation has taken place by the Bannan ...

Doris Kindt

KINDT, Doris, 85 of Alpena, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at Davison Home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Burdette Porter

PORTER, Burdette LaMar, 80, of Hillman, died on Jan. 9, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Karen Porter of Hillman; sons, Lonnie of Montana; Todd of Atlanta; grandchildren, Megan, Michael, Wm. Trevor and Daniel; and great-granddaughter, Amelia. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, ...

Nicholas Gapczynski

GAPCZYNSKI, Nicholas Peter, 86, died peacefully at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas City, Mich., on Jan. 7, 2019. He has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, a complete obituary will be announced by the Karpus-Hunter ...

LARRY ALLEN MARQUARDT

Marquardt, Larry Allen, age 66, died Jan. 8, 2019. Beloved husband of Sue for nearly 44 years, loving father of Johnny (April), dear brother of Carolyn MacNicol, Patricia (Clarence) Zwolinski, Harriet (Donald) Morrison, Roger (Mary), Evelyn (Robert) Steinke, Sue (Donald) Cronkhite, Randy ...

Eunice Boboltz

BOBOLTZ, Eunice Helen, 73, of Ossineke, died on Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. A memorial service will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.