Obituaries

SILHOUETTE RENEE HAMILL

Silhouette Renee (Kern) Hamill, 39, passed away in Alpena on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. She was born to Shirley and Rose (VanWormer) Kern on Aug. 1, 1979. Married Corey James Hamill on Oct. 13, 2001 and had two children, Autumn Marie Kern and Anthony James Hamill. Also a brother in North ...

CLIFFORD C. BRODERSON

Clifford C. Broderson, age 93, of Alpena passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at his home. On July 13, 1925, Clifford was born in Detroit, Mich., to the late Kermith and Meta (Rutskowske) Broderson. Clifford served in the United States Air Force during WW II. On Sept. 2, 1950, he ...

MILDRED M. KINGSBURY

Mildred M. (Marker) Kingsbury was born on Oct.16, 1918, to William and Kathryn Mallory in Kanabec Township, Minn. She passed away at Brookhaven Manor in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Nov. 5, 2018. Mildred married her husband William Wayne Marker in December of 1940. They moved to Michigan and ...

Joseph Marotta II

MAROTTA, Joseph A. II, 82, of Alpena, died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at home surrounded by his family. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be announced by the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in a future edition of The News. Online condolences: ...

WILMA P. APSEY

Wilma P. Apsey, 90, of Alpena, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at Maple Grove Adult Foster Care in Barton City. Born Dec. 16, 1927 to Russell J. and Anna M. (Cubalo) Apsey in Lincoln, she was raised there. Wilma graduated from Oscoda High School in 1945. She worked as a secretary for Wm. ...

Clifford Broderson

BRODERSON, Clifford C., age 93, of Alpena died at his home on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, a complete obituary will be announced by the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in a future edition of The News. Online condolences: www.karpushuntercares.com

HAROLD LEONARD ELLER

Harold Eller of Ann Arbor, Mich., passed away on Oct. 29, 2018 at the Evangelical Home in Saline, Mich. He had lived with Parkinson’s for several years. He was 92. Harold was born in Toledo, Ohio on Feb. 10, 1926 to Dorothy and Ernest Eller Sr. The oldest of 10 children, he spent his ...

JILL MARLENE KLEIN

Ms. Jill Marlene Klein, 44 of Cedarville, Mich., formerly of Atlanta, died tragically on Nov. 3, 2018. She was born in Mt. Clemens, Mich., on Feb. 20, 1974 to the late, James and Marilyn (Brennan) Allen. Jill graduated from Atlanta High School in 1992 and served her country in the United ...

Lessel Preston

PRESTON, Lessel Raymond, 89, of Onaway died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at home. He is survived by his wife, Susie Preston of Onaway; son, Raymond; daughters, Linda (Jerry) Keating and Loraine Preston all of Onaway; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Sidney (Nancy) of Onaway ...

JACKYLN FAY SPENS

Jacklyn “Jackie” Fay Spens, 78, of Onaway passed away Monday afternoon Nov. 5, 2018 at Medilodge of Rogers City. The daughter of Cecil and Marge (Buzzard) Griffith was born June 1, 1940 in Detroit, and raised in Warren. Jackie was a 1958 graduate from Centerline High School. She began ...

Silhouette Kern

KERN, Silhouette R., 39, of Alpena, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

STEVEN J. MCDONALD

Steven J. McDonald, 56, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at his home. Steven was born Nov. 23, 1961 in Alpena to Robert and Shirley (Lamp) McDonald. On Aug. 4, 1984 he married Dawn Kruger. Steven worked as a carpenter most of his life. He enjoyed traveling, camping, biking, ...

Jackie Spens

SPENS, Jackie, 78, of Onaway, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 at Medilodge of Rogers City. Arrangements are being taken care of by Hentkowski Funeral Home and are incomplete at this time.

BONITA GRACE ST. CHARLES

Bonita “Bonnie” Grace St. Charles, 74, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Bonita Grace Homant was born July 5, 1944 and married Gary St. Charles on Oct. 27, 1976. Bonnie worked in food service her whole life catering and running the kitchen ...

Wilma Apsey

APSEY, Wilma P., 90, of Alpena, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at Maple Grove Adult Foster Care in Barton City. She is survived by her sister, Margaret (Don) Read of Lincoln; two nieces; one nephew; as well as many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation will be held on ...

LISLE BUGG

Lisle Bugg, 85, of Curran, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 surrounded by his family. Lisle was born Jan. 26, 1933 in Curran to the late Harry Sr. and Carrie (Conrad) Bugg. He was a lifelong resident of Curran where he was a logger for many years. On June 23, 1956 he married the love of ...

DICK GILLIES

Dick Gillies, 91, of Lincoln, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Born Nov. 13, 1926 to Donald and Isabelle (Ormerod) Gillies in Detroit, he was raised in West Branch and Lincoln. He graduated from Oscoda High School, and attended Michigan Technological ...

Steven McDonald

MCDONALD, Steven J., 56, of Alpena died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Fern Schultz

SCHULTZ, Fern, 89, of Alpena and Mesa, Ariz., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. Fern has been taken for cremation with a memorial service to be announced in a future edition of The News. Arrangements are in care of McWilliams Funeral Home.

Bonita St. Charles

ST. CHARLES, Bonita G., 74, of Alpena died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News