Obituaries

MARIA SENCHUK

Maria Senchuk, age 93, passed away at home July 20, 2017, surrounded by loving family. Maria Kodynsky was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Grigoriewka, Ukraine. She married Kenneth R. Senchuk April 23, 1947, in Sonthoven, Germany, shortly after World War II. Ken brought her home to Alpena, Mich., ...

Shirley Ulch

ULCH, Shirley M., 80, died on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Per her wishes, she has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery

MARIA SENCHUK

Maria Senchuk, age 93, passed away at home July 20, 2017, surrounded by loving family. Maria Kodynsky was born Feb. 23, 1924, in Grigoriewka, Ukraine. She married Kenneth R. Senchuk April 23, 1947, in Sonthoven, Germany, shortly after World War II. Ken brought her home to Alpena, Mich., ...

Donald Gustafson

GUSTAFSON, Donald James, 36, of Belknap Township died July 19, 2017, at Rogers City Tendercare. He is survived by his parents, Art and Mary; brother, Paul; grandmother, Grace Woida; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 5-8 ...

Mary Jane Jutzi

JUTZI, Mary Jane, 81, of Moltke Township died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Eugene; her brother Tony (Alice) Hoitinga; seven children Marcia (Bruce) Butgereit of Grand Rapids, Jerry (Karen) Bruin of Greenville, Midge (Kevin) Krueger of ...

SUSAN KELLER

Sister Susan Keller, OP (the former Sister Lee Ann) of Grand Rapids (born in Alpena, Mich.), died on July 18, 2017. She was 70 years old and a Dominican Sister for 51 years. Sister Susan received a B.A. in sociology from Aquinas College and an M.A. in elementary administration from ...

Glenn Ritthaler

RITTHALER, Glenn, 54, of Alpena died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at home. He is survived by his mother, Susie; and brother, Gary. Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

MYLES A. SOMMERFELD

Myles went to be with the Lord Dec. 27, 2016. He passed away at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville, Fla. He was born Jan. 2, 1937, to Theodore and Alvina Sommerfeld in Alpena, Mich. He married Jane Reed June 30, 1956. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, ...

Elizabeth Willis

WILLIS, Elizabeth, 76, of Alpena died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Richard; four children, Randolph (Samina) of Switzerland, Tracy (Steve) Arnold and Kevin (Margarita) both of Colorado, and Erik (Xochitl) of Chicago; 11 ...

Julia Atchison

There will be a memorial service for Julia Atchison — who died Feb. 23, 2017 — on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 12 p.m. at the Harrisville United Methodist Church.

Michael Guthrie

GUTHRIE, Michael Ryan, 39, of Alpena, died Monday, July 17, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Mary Jane Jutzi

JUTZI, Mary Jane, 81 of Moltke Township died peacefully at home on July 18, 2017. Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Moltke Township from 9 a.m. through time of funeral at 10 a.m. with Pastor ...

Roger Panich

PANICH, Roger Lawrence, 80, of Harrisville diedMonday, July 17, 2017 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; two sons, Jeff (Billie) of Spruce, and Steve (Michelle) of Harrisville; two grandchildren, Kevin and Darien; and his brother Thomas (Patricia) of Knoxville, Tenn. He ...

Thomas Ronayne

There will be a memorial service for Thomas Ronayne — who died June 30, 2017 — on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at the Ossineke Eagles Club at 2 p.m.

Charles Wilkins

WILKINS, Charles Edgar Jr, 91, of Hillman died on July 17, 2017, at his residence. He is survived by his sons, Charles and Michael (Melissa) both of Hillman; stepsons, Fred (Tina) Shepherd of Blissfield, and Paul Shepherd of Adrian; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and a ...

DONALD L. WYMAN

Donald L. Wyman, 91, of Alpena, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. Donald was born Feb. 7, 1926, to Lorenzo and Edna (Captain) Wyman in Alpena where he spent most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army for four years during the Korean War and later went to work for Huron Portland ...

ELMER ARTHUR KUBBE

Elmer Arthur Kubbe, 92, of Spruce passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Elmer was born in Ossineke Twp. on Sept. 30, 1924, to the late Reinhold and Anna (Winehause) Kubbe. He served in the South Pacific and Asian Pacific for the United States Army ...

REGINA MOLSKI

Regina Molski, 99 of Posen, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Tendercare Health Center in Rogers City. The daughter of Michael and Veronica (Klimaszewski) Arducant, was born in Posen on Sept. 7, 1917. She and Casimir Moloski were united in marriage on May 24, 1941. Together they made ...

MARVIN L. WYSOCKI

Marvin L. Wysocki, age 88, of Alpena, passed away after an extended illness, Friday, July 14, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena, surrounded by his family. On Feb. 2, 1929, Marvin was born in Alpena, Mich., to the late Edmund and Frances (Zielinski) Wysocki. He was a graduate of ...

BEVERLY JANE JOY

Beverly Jane Joy was welcomed into the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ on July 15, 2017 at home. She was born on June 20, 1939, in Alpena to Ronald and Genevieve (Edgley) Johnson. On Oct. 26, 1957, she married David Joy in Alpena. Beverly graduated from Alpena High School in 1957. She ...