Obituaries

KATHRYN ELLEN (BARRETT) OGGER

Kathryn "Kay" Ellen (Barrett) Ogger, passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, with her loving family at her side. Kay was the first born of four daughters to the late W. Alfred and Jean (Gordon) Barrett on March 19, 1941. In her childhood, Kay enjoyed many years of dance lessons and recitals ...

JEANNETTE MARIE RASMUSSEN

Jeannette Marie Rasmussen, 52 of Center Line formerly of Alpena, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at home after a long battle with cancer. Jeannette was born on Feb. 18, 1965, in Pellston to the late Karen A. Worth and Lawrence N. Leduc. In 1972, her parents moved to ...

Paul Repath

REPATH, Paul, 79, of Alpena died on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at his home. He is survived by two children, Andrew (Rosane), Lisa (Bob) Wissmiller; grandchildren, Jaedyn, Keith, Jessica; and several cousins. Memorial visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. ...

THOMAS ERNEST DAGE

Thomas Ernest Dege, 86, of Alpena passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Thomas was born in Alpena on Aug. 12, 1931 to the late John and Kathleen (Ryan) Dege. In 1953, Tom graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in mechanical ...

Gayle Zimmerman

ZIMMERMAN, Gayle Milo, 74, of Ocqueoc Township died on Nov. 25, 2017 at home. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; four children, Keith (Tery), Wendy, Christopher, and Mary; several grandchildren, and a brother (Gary) Suzanne. Beck Funeral Home will announce his memorial service when the ...

Marie Schwiesow

SCHWIESOW, Marie A., 86, of Belknap Township died on Nov. 25, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Metz. She is survivd by seven children, Christiana (Gene) Rice of Shelby Township, Freddie (Jeanne) of Rogers City, Doris (David) Bruski of Posen, Dennis (Julie) of Rogers City, Wayne (Linda) of ...

Betty Bruning

BRUNING, Betty A., 85 of Belknap Township died Nov. 23, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda (John) Gauthier of Posen; sons, Dave of Hawks, Raymond (Cynthia) of East Tawas, Victor (Carolyn) of Alpena, and Bruce of Rogers City; 14 ...

Elaine Hollabaugh

HOLLABAUGH, Elaine Emma, 90, of Rogers City died Nov. 24, 2017, at Tendercare Rogers City. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when her memorial arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org.

EUGENE DARRYL REPKE

Eugene Darryl Repke, 66, of Alpena passed away peacefully with his wife at his side on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, following a recent diagnosis at the Mayo Clinic with ALS. He has quietly been battling symptoms for the last 3-5 years. Eugene was born on March 8, 1951, to Eugene H. and ...

DANIEL SMITH

Daniel Smith, 77, of Alpena passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Daniel was born in Toledo, Ohio, on March 24, 1940, to the late Harold and Sarah (Dennis) Smith and married Ellen Olson on Jan. 22, 1966. He served in the United State Navy and was a ...

Betty Bruning

BRUNING, Betty A., 85 of Rogers City died Nov. 23, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when her funeral arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org.

Thomas Dege

DEGE, Thomas E., 86, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Robert Martell

MARTELL, Robert Thomas, 42, of Alpena died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Paul Repath

REPATH, Paul, 79, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Eugene Repek

REPEK, Eugene, 66, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

GENEVA J. KOLNOWSKI

Geneva J. Kolnowski, age 93, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. On Dec. 14, 1923, Geneva was born to the late George and Anges (Smith) Gardner in Bolton, Mich. On April 18, 1941, she married Joseph Kolnowski at St. Bernard Catholic ...

IVAN L. KRAWCZAK

Ivan L. Krawczak, age 68, of Alpena passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. On Nov. 23, 1948, Ivan was born to the late Harry and Blanche (Pieczynski) Krawczak in Alpena, Mich. Ivan graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1966, with ...

MARY RUTH SIEGERT

Mary Ruth Siegert, 81, of Hubbard Lake passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Mary Ruth Tucker was born Aug. 17, 1936, in Alpena to the late Lawrence and Irene (Luscombe) Tucker. On Dec. 19, 1953, she married Farley Siegert. He preceded her in death on ...

Ivan Krawczak

KRAWCZAK, Ivan L., 68, of Long Lake died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and a full obituary will be announced by Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Jeannette Rasmussen

RASMUSSEN, Jeannette Marie, 52 of Center Line formerly of Alpena died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at home after a long battle with cancer. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.