Obituaries

ARLENE R. KAPALA

Arlene R., Kapala 80, of Alpena, died Thursday Oct. 13, 2016. There will be a memorial service at St. Bernard’s Church in Alpena on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery immediately following the service. Arrangements are in care of McWilliams ...

Elmer Kubbe

KUBBE, Elmer Arthur, 92, of Spruce died Saturday, July 15, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Surviving are two daughters, Karen (James) Hawkins, Valerie Kubbe; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harry (Esther), Norman (Lorraine); special friend, Irene ...

ARLENE EMMA LAFELDT

Arlene Emma LaFeldt, 82, of Alpena passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Turning Brook. Arlene Emma Moggie was born on Aug. 13, 1934 in Alpena County to the late Carl and Olga (Koenig) Moggie and married Walter LaFeldt on May 7, 1955. He preceded her in death ...

HUGHIE DONALD MCLAREN

Hughie Donald McLaren, 91, of Alpena passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Tendercare Alpena. Hughie was born Jan. 11, 1926 to Charles and Maude (Hamilton) McLaren in Long Rapids Twp., where he grew up and attended school. He served with the U.S. Navy during WWII from March of 1944 until ...

Donald Wyman

WYMAN, Donald L., age 91 of Alpena, died on Friday, July 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife Geraldine (Beaudoin); four children, John (Marsha) Ruell, Nancy Smithem, Connie (Larry) Suszek, Susan (Jody) Wheeler, eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Lyla ...

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 (Zilinski) Wysocki. He was a graduate of St. ...

SUSAN GAIL GRAMBAU

Susan Gail Grambau age 63 of Metz passed away July 13, 2017, at home. She was born April 12, 1954, in Rogers City to Wilferd and Patricia (Montero) Kortman. Sue graduated from Rogers City High School in 1972. She attended Ferris State University. Later she earned her Pharmacy Tech ...

ARLENE R. KAPALA

Arlene R. Kapala, 80, of Alpena, died Thursday Oct. 18, 2016. There will be a memorial service at St. Bernard’s Church in Alpena on Sunday July 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery immediately following the service. Arrangements are in care of McWilliams ...

ARLENE R. KAPALA

Arlene R. Kapala, 80, of Alpena, died Thursday Oct. 18, 2016. There will be a memorial service at St. Bernard’s Church in Alpena on Sunday July 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery immediately following the service. Arrangements are in care of McWilliams ...

Arlene LaFeldt

LAFELDT, Arlene, 82, of Alpena died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Turning Brook. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News.

Berniece Lyon

LYON, Berniece , 77, of Ossineke, died peacefully on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. She is survived by her family, Carole (Jimmy) Lamb-Jean, Rob (Karen) Lamb, Jeannie (Ric Jasso) Lamb, Deanna Lamb, and a brother, Raymond. A service of remembrance will be ...

Hughie McLaren

MCLAREN, Hughie Donald, 91, of Alpena died on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Tendercare Alpena. Surviving are his son Terry; three daughters Beth Stobaugh, Jan (Joseph) Doyle and Tonna (James) Nicholls; three step-daughters Gaye Filarski, Jalene Beras, and Johnna Paull. Visitation will be on ...

SHANNA E. NADOLSKY

Shanna E. Nadolsky age 75 of Rogers City passed away July 14, 2017 at home. She was born March 9, 1942 in Pontiac to David and Frances (Marshall) Stewart. Shanna graduated from Clarkston High School in 1960. She attended Central Michigan University, and then completed her education at ...

JEROME R. TUOHY

East Lansing and Alpena, Mich. Jerome R. Tuohy was born Dec. 24, 1918 in Detroit, Mich., to Austin and Mary Tuohy. Jerry died on July 12, 2017 at the age of 98. He graduated in 1937 from Holy Redeemer High School in Detroit. After working for Detroit Edison, Jerome joined the Army Air ...

MARIAN EARLENE TYER

Marian Earlene (Klein) Tyer, 80 of Canton, Mich. died on July 7, 2017. Marian was born on May 25, 1937 in Lachine, Mich., the daughter of Mary (MacMillan) and Charles Earl Klein. Marian graduated from Alpena High school in 1955. She attended Harper Hospital Nursing School in Detroit, ...

Frederick Smith

SMITH, Frederick E., of Alpena, died peacefully Monday, July 11, 2017 at the Hospice Legacy House in Ocala, Fla. He is survived by his wife Shirley (Bilinski); daughter, Kathy Hush; son Brian; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Per his wishes a private memorial is planned.

Ned Vermilya

VERMILYA, Ned E., Sr. of Onaway, age 80 died Wednesday July 12, 2017 at home He is survived by his wife, Ruth A. of Onaway; sons, Ned Jr., Dale (Julie), Brian (Stephanie) all of Onaway; daughters, Sheryl (Brad) Hilliker of Afton and Terry (George) Jabro of Onaway; seven grandchildren; and ...

ALICE L. REGITS

Alice L. Regits, age 75, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 7, 2017 surrounded by her family. On Aug. 11, 1941, Alice was born in Pine Run, Mich., to the the late Rev. Edwin and Louise (Main) Cummins. Alice will be forever remembered for her kind and generous ways of ...

George Wilson, Jr.

WILSON, George Fenton Jr., age 49 of Millersburg, died July 2, 2017 at home with his loving family at his side. He is survived by two sons, George III and Jordan; two daughters, Gabrielle Burgess and Aaliyah Wilson; life partner and soul mate, Christin Delashmit; and a step-son, Brock Bain. ...

Josephine Howick

HOWICK, Josephine M., age 89, of Ossineke, died peacefully on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at home. She is survived by her three children, Bonnie Delisle of Chippewa Lake, Mich., Nancy Loewe of Ossineke, David (Debbie) of Taylor; her 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several ...