Obituaries

BYRON CRAIG APSEY

Byron Craig Apsey was born Sept. 3, 1982, he died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Byron is the proud and the loving father of Ramie and Mackenzie Apsey, he loved them with all his heart and always will. He is the loving son of Cyndi and Tom Apsey, faithful proud brother of James (April) Apsey, Benjamin ...

Helen Bartlett

BARTLETT, Helen May, 98 of Ossineke, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena surrounded by her family. She is survived by three children, Kenneth (Shirley) of Kinross, Roger (Lillian) and Patsy Gilbertson both of Ossineke; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; ...

Isabelle Fitzpatrick

FITZPATRICK, Isabelle, 89, of Alpena died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

BEATRICE GAGNON

Beatrice Gagnon, 95, of Alpena passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. Beatrice Alma Dault was born July 3, 1921, in Presque Isle County to the late Christopher and Rosemary (Beauregard) Dault. She married Ernest Gagnon on June 28, 1941, at St. Anne ...

JENELL JOAN KREFT

Jenell Joan (LeFevre) Kreft, 42, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Eight years ago Jenell courageously battled breast cancer and through the surgeries and treatments she was triumphant. In October the dreaded disease was discovered to have ...

Marie Northrop

NORTHROP, Marie M., 94, of Onaway died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at home. She is survived by three daughters, Judy Bishop of Lebanon, Ind., Josephine (Ralph) Shea of Onaway and Janet (Bob) Sheer of Onaway; three sons, Jack of Wisconsin, Jay (Janice) of Onaway and Jerry (Linda) of Grayling; 42 ...

JAMES MICHAEL CRICK

James Michael Crick (Mike) died Feb. 2, 2017, following a brief illness. Mike was born in Alpena on Sept. 29, 1938, to the late Eldon and Margaret (Miller) Crick. Mike was raised in Alpena, attended St. Bernard’s elementary school and Alpena High School. He graduated from Rose City ...

MICHAEL BRUCE CRITTENDEN

Michael Bruce Crittenden, 62, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Michael was born Oct. 27, 1954, in Midland to the late Bruce and Hazel (Sanders) Crittenden. On Sept. 10, 1993, he married Susan Kerridge. Mike began his construction career ...

Shirley Kelley

KELLEY, Shirley Jean, 93, of Rogers City died Feb. 6, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. She is survived by four children, Carole (Thomas) Fettig of Petoskey, Thomas of Oldsmar, Fla., Ardeane Kelley and Kristie Kelley both of Rogers City; six grandchildren; eight ...

Louis Kaiser

KAISER, Louis, 97, of Alpena died peacefully on Feb. 6, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Dolores Lytle

LYTLE, Dolores Ruth, 91, of Alpena died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at her home after an extended illness. She is survived by six children, Janet Carwan of Farmington Hills, Patrcia Lytle, John Jr., and Laura Nelson all of Alpena, Jeffrey (Cynthia) and Denise Lytle, both of Livonia; 16 ...

KEVIN JOHN WYMAN

Kevin John Wyman, 56, of Alpena, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at home. Kevin was born July 27, 1960, in Alpena to Clifford and Lyla (Yuker) Wyman. He loved the great outdoors where he would hunt, fish and go mushroom hunting. Kevin spent time watching NASCAR, playing in a pool league and ...

Michael Crittenden

CRITTENDEN, Michael Bruce, 62, of Alpena died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Elden Dangler

DANGLER, Elden R., 50, of Onaway died Thursday Feb. 2, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital. He is survived by his four sisters, Gail (Stanley) Stevens of Onaway, Wanda Peterson of Cadillac, Lori (Bob) Skuse of Onaway, Sue (Jim) Tucker of Onaway; her brother Chuck (Shelley) Dangler ...

Peggy Dye

DYE, Peggy Joyce, age 83 of Barnhart Lake, died peacefully at home on Feb. 5, 2017. Peggy is survived by her son, Craig of Barnhart Lake. A memorial service is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Millersburg United Methodist Church with Pastor Carmen Cook officiating. Arrangements ...

Judy Hale

HALE, Judy LaReign, 77 of Tower, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at home. She is survived by her husband Frank J. Hale Jr; sons Frank J., III (Danielle Sun) of Sterling Heights, Jamie (Robyn) of Ariz.; two grandchildren Olivia and Andrew; three sisters Sarah (Bruce) LeCureux of Onaway, Carol ...

MARVIN GORDON MAIN

Marvin Gordon Main, age 80, of Rogers City, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 4, 2017 surrounded by his family after sharing years of love and laughter. He was born Sept. 16, 1936 in Yale to Gordon and Margaret (Broda) Main. Carrying on Marv’s memory are Gloria, his wife of 61 ...

FRANCES JOYCE NICKEL

Frances Joyce Nickel of Rogers City (formerly Romulus) passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Jan. 31, 2017 at the age of 77. Beloved wife of David for 55 years; mother of Michele (Bob) Lyle, Laura Nickel, and Craig (Lori) Nickel; grandmother to Nicholas, Ryan and Lynsey ...

Dolores Lytle

LYTLE, Dolores Ruth, 91, of Alpena died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at her home after an extended illness. She is survived by six children, Janet Carwan of Farmington Hills, Patrcia Lytle, John Jr., and Laura Nelson all of Alpena, Jeffrey (Cynthia) and Denise Lytle, both of Livonia; a sister ...

JULIUS THOMAS MAJESKY

Julius Thomas “Muddy” Majesky, 94, of Alpena passed away peacefully in the care of his daughter and son-in-law on Feb. 1, 2017. Julius Thomas Majesky was born Sept. 5, 1922, in Alpena to the late Stanley and Mary (Wisniewski) Modrzynski. He attended Alpena schools until his senior year ...