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Timmreck and Walker to wed

Todd and Melissa Timmreck of Alpena are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Timmreck, to Ryan Walker, son of Karen and the late Daniel Walker of Saginaw. Ryan is a graduate of Delta College, currently completing his bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University, ...

Goff and Pinger engaged to marry

Natalie Goff and Logan Pinger are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The high school sweethearts are students at Michigan State University, both graduating next year. They currently reside in East Lansing with their beloved cat. Natalie will graduate with two Bachelor of ...

Walker, Aube to wed

Reilly David Walker and Meagan LeAnn Aube are happy to announce their wedding engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wayne and Laurie Aube, of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Darcy Idalski, of Alpena, and Chad Walker, of Lyman, South Carolina. The couple will exchange their ...

Heise and Kendziorski engaged

Sydney Heise and Zachary Kendziorski are happy to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tom and Cirrae Heise of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Phil and Lisa Kendziorski of Alpena. Sydney is a 2015 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2020 graduate of Ferris ...

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Marwede and Techel exchange wedding vows

Rachael Marwede and Philip Techel were united in marriage on Oct. 2, 2021 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Herron. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Leslie Nye. Rachael is the daughter of Janet Freeman and Alan Marwede and the granddaughter of Patricia Williams, all of Alpena. Philip ...

Heise, Kendziorski exchange vows

Sydney Heise and Zachary Kendziorski were united in marriage on July 24, 2021 at St. Anne Catholic Church in Alpena. The ceremony was officiated by the bride’s uncle, Bishop Chad Zielinski of Fairbanks, Alaska. The reception was held at the Miller Centennial Farm in Posen. Sydney is the ...

Futrell and Max united in marriage

Jordan Max and McKenzie Futrell exchanged wedding vows in a double-ring ceremony on June 26, 2021. The wedding was held at The Pine Tree Barn in Flushing, with the groom’s cousin Bryan Kannowski officiating. McKenzie is the daughter of Matthew and Heidi Myers of Saginaw. Jordan is the ...

Loughery and Stoyak exchange vows

Brooke Loughery, daughter of Steven and Karen Loughery, and Benjamin Stoyak, son of Stephan and Jodi Stoyak, were married on June 19, 2021. The ceremony was held at The Madison in Downtown Detroit, with Rabbi Arianna Gordon officiating the ceremony.

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Fines celebrating 50th anniversary

Ted and Chris Fines of Lincoln will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14. They were married on Jan. 14, 1972, in Detroit, at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Building (formerly the City-County Building) presided over by Judge Daniel J. Van Antwerp. The couple will be ...

Ashton and Maggie Boris mark anniversary

Maggie Mischloney, daughter of Robert and Jane Ann Mischloney, and Ashton Boris, the son of Anthony and Sherry Boris, exchanged vows on Dec. 19, 2020. The ceremony was held at St. Bernard Parish in Alpena with Bishop Paul Russell officiating.

Degens celebrate 50th anniversary

Edwin and Jane Degen are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at St. Mary’s Church on Dec. 11, 1971. They live in Hubbard Lake and Bartow, Florida. They have three sons; Dan (Sarah), Jeff (Kimberlee) and Greg. They also have seven grandchildren and ...

Rouleaus celebrate 70th anniversary

On Dec. 1, William (Bill) and Dorothy Rouleau celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Bill and Dorothy were married in 1951 at St. Dominic’s Church in Metz. Over the last 70 years, they have raised six children and are now blessed with 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and ...

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AHS Wind Ensemble heading to Michigan Music Conference

ALPENA — A year after they were supposed to go, a group of talented young musicians will get a chance to perform this month in Grand Rapids. The Alpena High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform at the Michigan Music Conference at DeVos Performance Hall in downtown Grand Rapids Jan. 27 ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

AHS Class of ’53 halts till spring The Alpena High School Class of 1953 will not meet for any luncheons until spring — or April — due to poor attendance during the winter. Questions, call 989-356-0606. LWV Lunch Bunch Friday The League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan invites ...

Blooming all year long

Every flower she paints means something, from innocence to prosperity to fertility, and everything in between. Elissa (Englund) Sweet, who grew up in Alpena, now creates watercolors from her home studio in Westerly, Rhode Island. She’s been painting since she was about 5 years old, as her ...

Campus Corner

Heise earns master’s Allison Heise of Alpena has earned a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Grand Valley State University. Allie is currently completing her clinical fellowship with Green Bay Public Schools in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She is the daughter of Tom and Cirrae ...