Obituaries

Gordon Key

KEY, Gordon Marshall, 76, of Hubbard Lake, died at home Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Gordon is survived by a step-son, David Kaylor of Las Vegas, Nev., a sister, Margaret Bates; a niece, Elizabeth Fowler; a nephew, Robert Partlow; and three grandchildren. Per his wishes Gordon has been taken for ...

DANIEL ZELAZNEY

Daniel “Danny” Zelazney, 61, of Stuart, Fla., died on July 28, 2017. He is survived by three sons, David (Chelsea), Keith (Tina), Steven (Grace); two beloved granddaughters, Ariana and Kayana, all of Florida, three sisters; Diane (Joe) Warholik and nephews, Mike and Jeff, Kathy (Bob) ...

Paula Becker

BECKER, Paula M., age 72, of Alpena, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her two sons, James Smith of Alpena, and Paul (Karen) Mikkola of Rochester Hills; five grandchildren, Derek, Christopher, Nicholas, Richard, and Eliza; one sister, ...

Florence Ciarkowski

CIARKOWSKI, Florence Martha, age 91 of Posen, died Aug. 7, 2017 at home. She is survived by her daughter, Janis (Bob) Peters of Grayling and three grandchildren, Christopher, Darin and Denise. Friends may visit at St. Casimir Catholic Church on Thursday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. through time ...

Charlotte Ziebarth

ZIEBARTH, Charlotte G. of Ocqueoc, age 81, died Sunday Aug. 6, 2017 at the University of Michigan Hospital-Ann Arbor. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd; sons, Rex of Lapeer and Barry (Andrea) of Twin Lake; daughters, Rhonda (Pat) Madole of Grand Rapids and Brenda Ziebarth-Henson (Michael ...

ROY JAMES ANDERSON

Roy James Anderson, 84, of Alpena passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at Tendercare - Greenview. Roy was born in Alpena on Nov. 27, 1932 to the late William and Florence (Pinkel) Anderson. He served in the United States Army and married Celia Swartzinski on June 2, 1956. He engaged in ...

William Daoust

DAOUST, William D., Jr., 84, of Herron, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at Tendercare Alpena. Surviving are six children; Bill (Judy) of Alpena, Laurie Stahls of Florida, David of Colorado, Cindy (Kevin) Amstutz of Virginia, Wayne of Alpena, Chris (Carrie) of Gaylord; six grandchildren; three ...

Anthony Kaszubowski

KASZUBOWSKI, Anthony, age 84 of Metz, died Aug. 5, 2017 at home. He is survived by nine children, Joseph of Presque Isle, Jacinta (Ken) Calcut of Milan, Jennifer Quintana of Delray Beach, Fla., Jerome (Margaret) of Sebring, Fla., Christine (Charles) Paull of Rogers City, Mark (Sonja) of ...

Anna Lietzow

LIETZOW, Anna Theresa, age 89 of Rogers City, died Aug. 5, 2017 at Rogers City Tendercare. She is survived by three children, James (Charlean) of St. Clair Shores, Thomas (Carol) of Moltke Township and Vickie (Alfred) McLeod of Posen; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, ...

Daniel Bilbey

BILBEY, Daniel L., 70, Glennie died suddenly on Aug. 1, 2017 from a severe allergic reaction at his home. He is survived by his wife, Susan; his sons David (Ann) and Ryan (Kristin); daughter Leslie Bilbey; sister Adelia (Ron) Bolzman; his grandchildren, Dariele, Pierce, Lily, Allison, ...

DONNA RUTH MORTON

Donna Ruth Morton, 83, of Alpena, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Sally’s Care Home.

Donna Was born Aug. 6, 1933, in Alpena to Howard and Caroline (Arlt) Minton. Donna was a fantastic cook, was well known for her gourmet dishes and facilitated many large catering events. She enjoyed ...

ALAN SABOURIN LACROSS

Alan Sabourin LaCross was born in Mt. Clemens, Mich., on April 22, 1947, as Alan R. Cebelak. In 1954 Alan, and his brother Lawrence (Larry) were adopted into the family of Louis and Lillian (LaCross) Sabourin. He was welcomed by his brother, Paul, and sister Cathy, who survive, as well as ...

Jayendra Charoth

CHAROTH, Jayendra, 78, of Alpena died on Friday, July 28, 2017, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary; two daughters, Rejeetha (Frank) Gort, Remitha (Michael) Sysak; two grandchildren, Brixton, Graelin; three nieces. Memorial visitation will take place at St. Anne Church of All ...

CHARLES A. SKIBA

Charles A. “Chuck” Skiba, age 76, of AuGres, Mich., passed away, unexpectedly, on Monday, July 31, 2017. He was born on May 19, 1941, in Alpena, Mich., to the late Anthony and Agnes Skiba (nee Wielinski). He graduated from Alpena Catholic Central High School in 1959 and he continued his ...

DARIN JON MARVAR

Darin Jon Marvar, 43, passed away July 21, 2017, following a courageous battle with lung cancer. Darin was born Dec. 17, 1973, in Alpena to Martin and Cheryl (Fulk) Marvar. Darin lived an active life. He attended ACC and graduated from MSU with a double degree in chemistry and criminal ...

Marion Schnell

SCHNELL, Marion, 101, of Alpena died Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. She is survived by two sons, Gary (Alanna) of Ohio, Paul (Yvonne) of Alpena; daughter-in-law, Virginia Schmidt; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A memorial ...

Connie Williams

WILLIAMS, Connie Sue, 60, of Hillman died on July 30, 2017, at her residence. She is survived by her sons, Tommy (Brandy Gardner) of Hillman and Jamie (Erika Perry) of Lewiston; companion, Roger Andrzejewski of Hillman; grandchildren, Thomas, Christopher, Abby, and Ryland; and sister, ...

Keith Froelich

FROELICH, Keith Evan, 61, of Rogers City, died peacefully at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena on July 30, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Mary Froelich; and his father, William. A memorial gathering will take place at a later date. Arrangements are in care of the Beck Funeral ...

DEAN MITCHEL HERRON

Dean Mitchel Herron, 53, of Posen passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Oklahoma after complications of pneumonia. Dean was born Oct. 16, 1963, in Alpena to Glen and Karen (McMillan) Herron. He was engaged in farming with his parents and most recently driving for JCD Trucking, ...

Robert Holowaty

HOLOWATY, Robert E., 81 of Presque Isle, died July 25, 2017, in his home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Eileen; five children, Lisa (Edward) Addison, Robin (Michella), Lara (Anton) Abramov, Sarah (Joseph) Romel, and Ryan; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; ...