Obituaries

ARLENE FAULKNER GLENNIE

1937 – 2019 Arlene Ann Faulkner Glennie, age 81, of Alpena, Mich., passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. Arlene was born Aug. 21, 1937, in Petoskey, Mich., to Henry and Ester (Grams) Faulkner. Arlene worked as a substitute teacher in Alpena for 20 years. She loved baking, cooking, ...

JACQUELYN SUE PHILLIPS

Jacquelyn Sue Phillips, 75, of Alpena, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena after a long battle with chronic illness. Jackie was born on Dec. 12, 1943 to the late Clayton and Phyllis (King) Ruell in Alpena. Jackie worked for many years running her own ...

RICHARD JOSEPH RITZLER

Richard Joseph Ritzler, 88, of Alpena, passed away at home Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. He was born on July 18, 1930 in Alpena to the late Raymond and Rose (Muretich) Ritzler. He graduated from St. Anne’s Catholic High School in 1949 and was a lifelong member of St. Anne’s Catholic ...

EVELYN MAY HELLER

Evelyn May Heller, age 102, of Rogers City passed away Jan. 24, 2019 at Medilodge in Rogers City. She was born Oct. 8, 1916 in Hawks to William and Minnie (Gowen) Taylor. Evelyn graduated from Rogers City High School in 1936. On July 21, 1940 she married Wilbert Heller at St. John ...

Jacqueline Phillips

PHILLIPS, Jacqueline, 75, of Alpena died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home in a future edition of The News upon completion.

RICHARD JOSEPH RITZLER

Richard Joseph Ritzler, 88, of Alpena, passed away at home Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. He was born on July 18, 1930 in Alpena to the late Raymond and Rose (Muretich) Ritzler. He graduated from St. Anne’s Catholic High School in 1949 and was a lifelong member of St. Anne’s Catholic ...

DIANE CAROL SCHAEDIG

Diane Carol Schaedig age 75 of Rogers Township passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 23, 2019. She was born April 2, 1943 in Moltke Township to Leonard and Evelyn (Ganske) Wolgast. Diane graduated from Onaway High School in 1962. On April 4, 1964 she married Larry Schaedig at Immanuel ...

HOMER DALE CLEWLEY

Homer Dale Clewley, 75, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at his home. Homer was born April 7, 1943, in Taylor, Mich., to the late Everett and Mildred (Cohoon) Clewley. On Sept. 15, 1962 he married Barbara Rygwelski. He worked at Great North Foods, retiring in 2008. Homer ...

Homer Clewley

CLEWLEY, Homer Dale, 75, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at his home. Surviving are his wife, Barbara; four children, Mary Clewley, Tim (Tami), Michelle (Kevin) Charania, Steve; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Tate, Brian, Jeffrey, Ashley, Jerrith, Danielle, Amanda; four great-grandchildren; ...

MARGARET GREENGTSKI

Margaret (Margie) Greengtski, age 81, of Alpena, formerly of Posen, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. On Dec. 4, 1937, Margie was born in Maple Ridge Township to the late Walter L. and Lillian (Kasubowski) ...

Margaret Greengtski

GREENGTSKI, Margaret A., 81, of Alpena, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A complete obituary will be announced by the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in a future edition of The ...

EVELYN GENEVIEVE LANE

Evelyn Genevieve Lane, 86, of Alpena passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at Medilodge of Hillman. Evelyn Genevieve Dave was born Feb. 16, 1932 in Detroit to the late George and Gladys Dave. On Aug. 11, 1951, she married George Lane. He preceded her in death on May 17, 1994. Evelyn was a ...

ISAAC KARL LARSEN

Isaac Karl Larsen, was born at 9:14 p.m. in Alpena, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. He received the blessing of baptism and passed away shortly after in the loving arms of his parents. He is survived by his parents, Karl and Lauren (Kaschner) Larsen; big sister Esther; paternal grandparents ...

GEORGE JOSEPH COLEMAN

George Joseph Coleman, 81, of Hubbard Lake passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at his home. George was born April 9, 1937, in Dearborn to the late John and Nora (McKenna) Coleman. On Oct. 17, 1958, he married Shirley Duncan. George worked for Ford, retiring on May 1, 1993. He attended St. ...

JOAN MARIE EDMONDS

Joan Marie Edmonds, 71, of Posen passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Joan Marie Himes was born in Alpena County on March 28, 1947 to the late Stanley and Kathleen (McRae) Himes. On Aug. 21, 1965 she married Bruce Edmonds. She enjoyed fishing, playing ...

ELEANOR MARIE MISIAK

Eleanor Marie “Toots” Misiak age 81 of Posen passed away Jan. 19, 2019 at Orchard Manor in Posen with her loving family around her. She was born March 12, 1937 in Rogers City to Alexander and Mary (Yarch) Krawczak. On May 14, 1955 she married Mark Misiak at St. Ignatius Catholic ...

GREGORY RONALD SMITH

Gregory Ronald Smith, 74, of Bay City, our hardworking and honest husband, dad, grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend, was born into eternal life on the evening of Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at his home. Greg was born in Detroit on Nov. 6, 1944, the son of the late Charles and Rosalie (Bussey) ...

Joan Edmonds

EDMONDS, Joan, 71, of Posen, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News.

Ila May Reed

REED, Ila May, 89, of Corunna, formerly of Rogers City, died on Jan. 18, 2019 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Owosso. She is survived by three children, Wanda Tolin of Alpena, Jan Green of Onaway and Scott (Amanda) Reed of Corunna, nine grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, several ...

JUDITH A. GROSS

Judith A. Gross (Judie), 78, of Alpena, went to the Lord Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Judie went peacefully at Mclaren Hospital in Petoskey. Judie is survived by her children Kym and George, Scott and Jenn, Rob (Robby) and Shannon, her grandchildren Devon, Derrick, Jimmy, David Amanda, Brenna, ...