Obituaries

Terry Gary

GARY, Terry, 60, of Onaway and formerly of Traverse City, died Thursday, March 29, 2018 in Cheboygan. He is survived by daughter Alycia (Derek) Michael of Onaway, son Andrew of Traverse City; grandchildren Trenton and Tanner; sisters Mona and Venus, and brothers Jerry and Fred. Cremation ...

Daune Jones

JONES, Daune 75, of Alpena died Sunday, April 1, 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.

Ronald Kitchen

KITCHEN, Ronald, died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Carol Wiggins

WIGGINS, Carol, age 76, of Onaway, died on March 31, 2018 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Visitation will resume on Wednesday at the Remnant Church of Jesus Christ in Onaway from 10 a.m. through time of ...

MARY LOU DACEY

Mary Lou Dacey, 90, of Alpena passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018, at her home. Mary Lou Poirier was born in Alpena on Jan. 16, 1928, to the late Leonard and Katherine (McDougell) Poirier and married William Dacey on Jan. 23, 1959. Mary Lou retired from the Alpena County Probate Court in ...

Judith Isaacs

ISAACS, Judith Ann, 73, of Huron Beach died peacefully at home on March 29, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Jerome; four children, Richard, Judy, Jay and Laurie; seven grandchildren; and a sister, Sharon Popard. No immediate services are planned. Inurnment will take place at ...

Patricia LaHaie

LAHAIE, Patricia Phillis, 83, of Alpena died Thursday, March 29, 2018, at her home. She is survived by a daughter, Yvette (Bruce) Cushman; grandson, Jared; five siblings, Virginia Polluch, LeRoy Kuznicki, Diane Struzik, Marvin (Molly) Kuznicki, Beverly (Eduardo) Rios; two sisters-in-law, ...

BERNADETTE M. MARTIN

Bernadette M. Martin, age 84, of Alpena, passed away at home on Thursday, March 29, 2018. On Nov. 27, 1933, Bernadette was born to the late Amos and Adelaide (Desmarais) Bottesi in Waucedah, Mich. She married John W. Martin, he preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 2013. Bernadette is survived ...

ROBERT A. CARETTI

June 11, 1936 – March 26, 2018 Robert A. Caretti Sr., 81, of Barton City, Mich., passed away Monday, March 26, 2018. He is survived by his sons, Robert Jr. (Joan) of New Baltimore, and John (Lori) of Warren; five grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; two brothers Joseph “Merle” ...

DONALD LEE LEMONS JR.,

Donald Lee Lemons Jr. (Don) of Jackson, Mich., passed away peacefully at his home under the loving care of his family on Monday, March 26, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife Cheryl (Southwick) Lemons of 36 years; son Jameson (Jennifer Porter) Lemons and daughter Courtney (Mike) ...

ALMA MINKE

Alma Minke, 96, of Alpena, passed away on March 22, 2018, at home. Alma was born in Ossineke, Twp., to Julius and Amelia (Messal) Timm on March 10, 1922. Alma was a life long resident of the area working at the Garment Factory, Jacket Factory, Fraser, and 20 years as an LPN at Alpena Regional ...

ELAINE SANDS

Elaine Sands, 97, of Mikado passed away peacefully on Friday, March 23, 2018, at Medilodge in Alpena. She is survived by daughters Lillian Kinney of Oscoda, Jean Sharpley of Greeley, Colo., Betty (Jim) Masters of Alpena and son Melvin Sands of Mikado; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren ...

ROBERT THOMAS ADAMSKI

Robert Thomas Adamski, (a.k.a. "The Mayor of Ossineke"), 54, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2018, surrounded by his family at High Noon at Medilodge of Alpena after a short battle with cancer, just shy of his double nickels and speed limit birthday. Robert was born April 10, 1963, to the ...

EVONNE A. BARNARD

Evonne A. Barnard, age 83, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at her daughter's home. On March 3, 1935, Evonne was born in Lachine, Mich., to the late Clayton and Lillian (Walker) Cripps. She grew up on Cripp's Family Fruit Farm, and enjoyed sharing the memories ...

BARBARA LEE KNOTTS

Barbara Lee Knotts, 79, of Alpena passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Barbara White was born Dec. 19, 1938, in Detroit, Mich., to the late Harvey and Viola (Coughlin) White. On April 18, 1975, she married James D. Knotts. He preceded her in death on ...

Alma Minke

MINKE, Alma, 96, of Alpena died on March 22, 2018, at home. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Minke. Visitation will take place at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hubbard Lake on Monday, March 26, 2018, from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 12 p.m. with Rev. Joseph Llewellyn ...

CHARLES A. RHODE

Charles A Rhode, age 78, of Hawks passed away March 22, 2018, at home. He was born Feb. 2, 1940, in Sturgis, Mich., to Garnet and Agnes (Probst) Rhode. Later that year, they moved to Hawks Mich. Charles married Kay Freel on Aug. 15, 1959. He is survived by his wife Kay; children, ...

Wanda Sharboneau

SHARBONEAU, Wanda J., 71, of Lincoln died Thursday, March 22, 2018, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Tom; four children, Cindy (Rodney) Kilbourn, Lorna (Arnold) Dellar, Randy, and Glen; eight grandchildren, Andrew, Jeremy, Michael, Joshua, Danielle, Jason, Cassandra and ...

THOMAS D. THOMPSON

ADRIAN — Thomas “Tom” D. Thompson, age 93, of Adrian, died on March 22, 2018, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. Tom was born July 20, 1924, in Dayton, Ohio, to John Russell and Scholle (Osborn) Thompson. On June 20, 1945, he married J. Leota DuPuis in Alpena, Mich. She preceded him in ...

JEAN TIFFANY

Jean Tiffany, age 100, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018, at her daughter's home. Jean MacLennan was born Sept. 28, 1917, in Alpena to the late Harwell and Muriel (McKechnie) MacLennan. Jean was inducted into the Alpena Bowling Association Hall of Fame for the many years she worked on ...