Nov. 7, 1944 - April 16, 2024 Anne M. Smith, 79, of Spruce, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena surrounded by her family. Anne was born on Nov. 7, 1944, to D.W. and Olive (Spoors) Richmond in Northville, Michigan. They moved to Spruce shortly after, ...

Marjorie Dahn

DAHN, Marjorie, 55, of Alpena, died on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena. Ross Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Douglas Moore Kirkpatrick

KIRKPATRICK, Douglas Moore, 74, of Herron, died Thursday, April 18, 2024, at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena. Arrangements have been handled by Bannan Funeral Home.


July 19, 1957 - April 2, 2024 Laurie (Pelleran) Howard, 66, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away on April 2, 2024. Born July 19, 1957, in Alpena, to the late Arthur and Ruth (Scheuner) Pelleran, Jr., Laurie was a 1975 graduate of Alpena High School. Surviving are her son Ryan (Kimberly) Howard, ...


Dec. 18, 1939 - April 14, 2024 Donald William Liptak, 84, of Hubbard Lake, passed away on April 14, 2024, at his son’s home in Otisville. Donald was born Dec. 18, 1939, in Detroit, to the late John and Elanore (Bauer) Liptak. On Nov. 1, 1991, he married Linda DesJardins. She preceded ...


April 10, 2024 Alan R. Mischley, 65, died on April 10, in Merritt Island, Fla. He is survived by his wife Kimberly Mischley (Arthur) and four children Natasha and Shawn Heath of Grand Rapids, Erica Mischley, Tyler Mischley, and Chase Mischley all of Alpena. He is also survived by nine ...