Obituaries

JAMES ARTHUR JOHNSON

James (Jim) Arthur Johnson, age 60, went to his eternal home on Oct. 8, 2017. Jim was born the fourth child of six on Feb. 10 to Betty and Clayton Johnson. At two months of age he was diagnosed with spinal meningitis and was not expected to survive. Against all medical odds, Jimmy not ...

Robet Motley

MOTLEY, Robert, 67, of Alpena, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home-Alpena in a future edition of The News.

KENNETH PAUL DUPUIS

Kenneth Paul Dupuis, 86, of Alpena passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Kenneth was born on Oct. 12, 1930 in Detroit to Joseph Amedee and Elizabeth Barbara (Boguszewski) Dupuis. Ken served in the United States Army from 1948 until his honorable discharge ...

Larry Hall

HALL, Larry R., 72, of Presque Isle died on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at MediLodge-Midland. He is survived by his wife, Linda and a sister, Lois (James) Rose. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

James Johnson

JOHNSON, James A., 60, of Alpena, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home-Alpena in a future edition of The News.

Zielaskowski, Philip and Fay

ZIELASKOWSKI, Philip, 68, and Fay Zielaskowski, 67, both of Ossineke, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, as a result of an auto accident in Au Gres. Surviving are their son, Lorne (Mary); two grandchildren, Alec, Lauren; siblings, Sonja (Greg) Briley, Susie Kidder, Sandy (John Adams) Zielaskowski, ...

DOROTHY KRUEGER

Dorothy Krueger, age 91, of Hubbard Lake, Mich., passed away Oct. 5, 2017, in Clearwater, Fla. Dorothy was born in Hubbard Lake, Jan. 13, 1926, to Julius and Fern Schultz. She lived in Hubbard Lake area most of her life, enjoying her family, beautiful flowers and gardening. Dorothy married ...

Sally Krueger

KRUEGER, Sally, 86, of Alpena, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 in Clinton Township. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home - Alpena in a future edition of The News.

THOMAS JAMES OEHRING

Thomas James Oehring, 39, of Alpena, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Tom was born Nov. 17, 1977, in Allen Park, Mich., to Russell and Virginia Oehring. He married Kim White on July 20, 2013, in Alpena. Tom was a self-employed auto mechanic who enjoyed fixing things and trying to teach his kids ...

Fay and Philip Zielaskowski

ZIELASKOWSKI, Philip, 68, and Fay, 67, both of Ossineke died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, as a result of an auto accident in Au Gres. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

ROBERTA LEE MCDONALD

Roberta Lee McDonald, 81, of Alpena passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Roberta Lee Allison was born in Birmingham on Sept. 29, 1936, to the late Walter and Grace (Johnson) Allison. She married David McDonald on Jan. 14, 1955. He ...

David Belusar

BELUSAR, David Joseph, 55, of Rogers Township died peacefully on Oct. 3, 2017, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital while surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Carol; 10 children, Christine (David) Partyka of Manistique, Sara (Max) Garcia-Gonzalez of Hawks, Cynthia (Kevin) ...

KRISTEN BLACK

Kristen Elizabeth Black of Clarkston passed away suddenly Oct. 4, 2017, age 48. Loving wife of John for 23 years. Beloved mother of Brittany and Vanessa; daughter of Charles and the late Cheryl Neumann; sister of Matthew Neumann; daughter-in-law of Sue and John Black, Sr. and Greg and ...

BRADLEY CHARLES DALESKI

Bradley Charles Daleski, 52, of Alpena, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Brad was born in Alpena on Aug. 31, 1965, to James and Audrey (Siefert) Daleski, Sr. He graduated from Alpena High School in 1984 and attended MoTec Institute, graduating with honors then working for a time as an auto ...

Andrea Eldred

ELDRED, Andrea Lynn, 28, of Sault Ste. Marie, formerly of Onaway died Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017, at University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor. She is survived by her daughter, Lilly Thibert of Sault Ste. Marie; mother, Gail Eldred of Sault Ste. Marie; father, J.K. (Linda) of Onaway; one brother, ...

Lori Hanson

HANSON, Lori Marcille, 58, of Belknap Township died peacefully at home on Oct. 4, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Richard; five children, Brian (Leslie) of Presque Isle, Megan (AJ) Przybyla of Bridgeport, Heather (fiancee, Matt Moore) Szumila of Petoskey, Lauren (Scott Heinzel) Hanson ...

JEANNE ANNE LADD

Jeanne Anne Ladd, 69, of Alpena passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. Jeanne was born on Nov. 24, 1947, in Elmhurst, Ill., to the late Henry and Genevieve (West) Ladd. She owned and operated Jeanne's Java for the past several years. Jeanne was a member of All Saints ...

Bradley Daleski

DALESKI, Bradley C., 52, of Alpena died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home-Alpena in a future edition of The News.

Ronald French

FRENCH, Ronald Charles Sr., 78, of Posen died peacefully at his home on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. He has been taken from McWilliams Funeral Home-Posen for cremation. A celebration of life gathering will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.mcwilliamsfh.com.

Jeanne Ladd

LADD, Jeanne Anne, 69, of Alpena died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. She is survived by her sister, Marge (Bill) Morford; sister-in-law, Jeannine Ladd; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Monday, Oct. 9, from 4-8 p.m. with ...