Obituaries

Grace Beaudoin

BEAUDOIN, Grace Arlene, 84, of Alpena died on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home. A private graveside service will take place.

KEVIN ANDREWS CARIGON

Kevin Andrews Carigon, 65, of Atlanta, Mich., died peacefully, surrounded by family on March 16, 2017, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was born on April 13, 1951, in Ionia, Mich., the son of Glen and Phyllis (Andrews) Carigon. He grew up in the Ionia area, graduating from ...

FRANKLIN JOHN DICK

Franklin John Dick, 73, of Hillman passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at his home. Frank was born on Feb. 27, 1944, in Alpena County to the late Franklin and Margaret (Crawford) Dick. He served in the United States Army in Korea from 1965-1967. On June 22, 1968, he married Donna ...

ELSIE A. MONTI

Elsie A. Monti, 91, of Alpena passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, at her home. Elsie A. Standen was born in Alpena on Oct. 10, 1925, to the late James and Martha (Johnson) Standen and married Donald Monti, Sr. on March 22, 1943. He preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1999. Elsie enjoyed sewing ...

FRANKLIN G. RENDERS

Franklin G. Renders, 97, of Maumee, Ohio, and formerly of Presque Isle, Mich., passed away on March 15, 2017, at Elizabeth Scott Community. He was born in Detroit, Mich., to Frank and Alma (Kaltz) Renders on Nov. 30, 1919. He worked as an Electrician at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport for ...

THERESA B. VANWAGNER

Theresa B. VanWagner, 93, of Alpena passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, at her home. Theresa Blanca Piantkowski was born in Alpena on April 18, 1923, to the late Vincent and Suzanne Piantkowski and married Cecil Harry VanWagner on Feb. 1, 1941. He preceded her in death on Dec. 22, ...

MARGIE ELIZABETH BUCK

Margie Elizabeth (Anderson) Buck, 87, of Alpena passed away peacefully Saturday, March 18, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Margie Elizabeth King was born to the late John and Lillian (Richardson) King on Feb. 17, 1930 in Barton City. She married Nada H. ...

Shelly Hyde

HYDE, Shelly 59 of Onaway, died Thursday March 16, 2017 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey. She is survived by her husband Tim; daughter Shilo Furgeson (Jim Shephard) of Onaway and son Logan (Katlin) Hyde, also of Onaway; four grandchildren, Emerie, Gavyn, Shawny and Joshua; a ...

GERALD R. LEGINZA

Gerald “Jerry” R. Leginza, 78, of Presque Isle, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Jerry was born Aug. 21, 1938 in Detroit to the late Peter and Jane (Cisek) Leginza. On Aug. 28, 1993 he married Judy Heath, retired from the Chrysler Corp. and established their ...

Sheryl McCoy

MCCOY, Sheryl 50, of Black River, died Friday, March 17, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center, Alpena. She is survived by three sons, Christopher (Jillian Samotis) McCoy, Jordan (Sarah Kowalewsky) McCoy, and Conner (Hayley Conner) McCoy; her mother, Darlene (Michael) Chadkewicz; two sisters, ...

Elsie Monti

MONTI, Elsie 91 of Alpena died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

GILLIAN ENVYS REPATH

Gillian Envys Repath, 75, of Alpena passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Jessie’s Place AFC Home in Alpena. Gillian Edwards was born on April 3, 1941, to the late Fredrick and Joyce (Lewis) Edwards. On Dec. 17, 1960, she married Paul Repath. Surviving are her husband, Paul; two ...

Rodney Ruell

RUELL, Rodney N., 66, of Presque Isle, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by McWilliams Funeral Home-Alpena in a future edition of The News.

Theresa VanWagner

VANWAGNER, Theresa 93, of Alpena died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home. Surviving are six children Gale (Joyce), John, Michael (Debbie), Mary Lou Mulvena, Betty Jane Martin, Lisa Ann (Philip) Hein; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are incomplete and will be ...

Shelly Hyde

HYDE, Shelly L., 59, of Onaway died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey. She is survived by her husband, Tim; one daughter, Shilo Furgeson (Jim Shephard) of Onaway; one son, Logan (Katlin) of Onaway; two grandchildren, Emerie and Gavyn; mother, Donna ...

Gerald Leginza

LEGINZA, Gerald R., 78, of Presque Isle died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Family and friends will gather on Wednesday at McWilliams Funeral Home - Alpena from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at St. Bernard Catholic Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until the time of the ...

ERNEST JACK PETOSKEY

Ernest Jack Petoskey died March 3, 2017, in Zephyrhills, Fla. Jack was born Oct. 15, 1921, to Samuel and Elsie (Bradfish) Petoskey, in Saginaw, Mich. In recent years he lived in Greenbush, Mich., and Greenville, S.C. Jack is survived by a large and loving family, including children John ...

Arlene Szejbach

SZEJBACH, Arlene M., 83, of Alpena died Friday, March 17, 2017, at home. Family and friends will gather on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at St. Bernard Catholic Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Muszkiewicz ...

Patrick Kerr

KERR, Patrick E. Jr., 72, of Onaway formerly of Rogers City and Charlevoix died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Boulder Park Terrace, Charlevoix. He is survived by his wife, Lorene; four sons, Patrick E. III (Kim) of Mancelona, Raymond P. (Carol) of Charlevoix, Brian E. (Catey) and Thomas W. ...

GWENDOLYN FAITH SHUNK

Gwendolyn Faith Shunk, age 72, of Harrison, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Mid Michigan Woodland Hospice near Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Gwen was born on April 17, 1944 in Flint, Mich., the daughter of Lloyd Albert and Val-Jean Marian (Sheffer) Derwin. Gwen enjoyed life at ...