Obituaries

Martin LaHaie

LaHAIE, Martin, 63, of Alpena, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Mid Michigan Medical Center-Alpena. He is survived by his wife, Cyndi, three children, Martin (Melissa), Todd, and Becky (Andrew) Francoeur, his mother, Marvel, two brothers, Greg and Larry, and seven grandchildren. A celebration ...

PATRICIA LOUISE BERANT

Patricia Louise Berant, 84, of Alpena, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at Munson Medical Center following a brief illness. Patricia Louise Blaski was born June 14, 1934 in Alpena to the late Stanley and Viola (Garant) Blaski. On April 28, 1956 she married Florian Berant. He preceded her in death ...

Marilyn Cordes

CORDES, Marilyn Hathaway, 59, of Hillman, died April 29, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. She leaves behind her son, Billy (fiance Robert Milspaugh III), siblings Sue (Gary) Wilson, Julie Hathaway, Steve (Kathy) Tennant, Pat (Cletus) Watson, Janet Tennant, Robin (Jim) Godfrey and Lee ...

DAVID BRUCE ELLER

David Bruce Eller, 72, of Lachine, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at his home following a brief battle with cancer. David was born Sept. 8, 1946 in Alpena to the late Victor and Geraldine (Nordstrom) Eller. He served in the United States Navy as sonar technician aboard the USS Furse from ...

MICHAEL LARRY MADDOX

Michael Larry Maddox, 52, of Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Tennessee. Michael was born July 21, 1966 in Dearborn, Mich., to Larry and Martha (Kanarr) Maddox. Surviving are his wife, Leveda; four children, Jocelin Maddox, Bradley (Danyail) Maddox, Nelson Maddox, Kennedy ...

Clara Miller

MILLER, Clara May, 103, of Black Lake, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 at The Brook of Cheboygan. She is survived her daughter, Barbara (Joe) Gotz, of Onaway, son, James (Beverly), of Black Lake and Ann Arbor, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, brother, Perry (Jeanne) Wetherby, of Grass ...

DELYNN SUE MOUSSEAU

Delynn Sue Mousseau, 61, of Alpena died Monday, May 13, 2019 at her home surrounded by family following a courageous battle with cancer. Delynn was born April 1, 1958 in Alpena to Orville and Mable (DeRushia) Avery. She enjoyed knitting, playing cards, and crocheting. She is survived by ...

Delmar Neumann

NEUMANN, Delmar Ervin, 80, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Wilma, four children, Timothy (Angela), Todd (Shelli), Tracy (Timothy) Marquardt, Terry (James) Hagen, seven grandchildren, Bailey, Emily, Ty, Jenna, Cole, Noah, and Luke, a brother, ...

FERN M. WALLACE SCHULTZ

Fern M. Wallace Schultz, 89, of Alpena, passed away Oct. 29, 2018. Fern was born Oct. 3, 1929 in Laurium/Calumet, Mich., to the late William and Dora (Bahrke) Wallace. She grew up in Alpena where she graduated from High School and went on to specialize as a surgical nurse at Alpena ...

ALBERT EDWARD SPARKS

May 14, 2019, Albert Edward Sparks, 99, of Glennie, Mich., went peacefully to heaven to meet his wife of 76 years, Verena Mae (Bainbridge) Sparks. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at Buresh Funeral Home located at 121 S. Washington St. in Hale, Mich., ...

Patricia Berant

BERANT, Patricia Louise, 84, of Alpena, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at Munson Medical Center. Visitation will take place Saturday at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Scott Lawler officiating. A complete obituary will be ...

Marilyn Cordes

CORDES, Marilyn Hathaway, 59, of Hillman, died April 29, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. She leaves behind her son, Billy (fiance Robert Milspaugh III), daughters Goldie (Norman) Grambau and Marlyn (Mary) Hathaway, siblings Sue (Gary) Wilson, Julie Hathaway, Steve (Kathy) Tennant, Pat ...

Ronald Finch

FINCH, Ronald, 62, of Rogers City, died May 13, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. He is survived by his son, Jason Finch, of Alpena, two granddaughters, Ava and Brooklynn, sister Val Finch, of Rogers City, two brothers, Dave Finch, of Kentucky and Robert (Lorraine) Finch, of Rogers ...

JOAN LOIS GROHOWSKI

Joan Lois Grohowski was born on Feb. 21, 1953 to George and Lois Patzer of Rogers City, Mich. She made lifelong friends growing up on Evergreen Street and enjoyed seeing different parts of the world with her parents as she grew into adulthood. Through her friends, she met her future husband, ...

Earl Jarvis

JARVIS, Earl Kenneth, 81, of Alpena, died peacefully on Feb. 18, 2019 under the care of Vitas Healthcare in Lecanto, Fla. He is survived by his loving wife, Doris, his children, David, of Inverness, Douglas and his wife, Katie, of Millersburg, Donna Kaiser, of East Tawas, and Darlene Tourjee, ...

Michael Maddox

MADDOX, Michael Larry, 52, died Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Erlanger Baroness Hospital in Tennessee. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

DeLynn Mousseau

MOUSSEAU, DeLynn, 61, of Alpena, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at her home. She is survived by her husband, Alan, four children, Wayne (Jessica) Roznowski, Bryan (Stacy) Roznowski, Joseph (Andrea), and Nancy Mousseau, her mother, Mable Avery, three sisters, Sherry Libka, Michelle Krueger, and ...

MARK PAUL SARETSKY

Mark Paul Saretsky, 61, of Alpena passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at his home. Mark was born in Alpena on Nov. 12, 1957 to the late Saul and Marcia (Myers) Saretsky. Surviving are his sister, Annie Saretsky; aunt Cele (Marty) Landay; cousins, Ellen (Steve) Gould, Susan (Bill) Morris, ...

Fern Schultz

SCHULTZ, Fern Marie, 89, of Alpena, died Oct. 29, 2018. She is survived by her two children, Robert (Gayle) and Jane (Dean) Corey, three grandchildren, Shelly, Amy, and Trevor, and seven great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 2 p.m. until the time of ...

EDWARD BARTZ

Edward Bartz, 92, of Hubbard Lake, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 10, 2019 at MediLodge Alpena. He was born on Aug. 31, 1927 to the late Edward and Bertha (Brick) Bartz in Mt. Morris, Mich. Edward served his country in the United States Army, worked as a sailor on the Great Lakes ...