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Obituaries

ROGER E. ARMSTRONG

Roger E. Armstrong, 70, of Harrisville, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at his home. Born Oct. 3, 1949 to Edwin and Frances (Tibor) Armstrong in Haynes Township, he was a lifelong resident of Alcona County. On July 31, 1971, he married Deborah Baker. Roger was a carpenter and a mechanic. ...

GARY LEE DORR

Gary Lee Dorr, 69, of Alpena, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena surrounded by his loving family. Gary was born July 13, 1950 in Alpena to the late Gerald and Phyllis (Smigelski) Dorr. He was a graduate of Alpena High School. He married Judy Landry on ...

James Lawrence Guthrie

GUTHRIE, James Lawrence, 79, of Alpena, died Thursday, July 9, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

KENNETH WILLARD CONNON

Kenneth Willard Connon, 74, and lifelong resident of Alpena County passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 6, 2020. Ken was born in Alpena on Feb. 8, 1946 to the late Willard and Rita (Gapczynski) Connon. On Aug. 29, 1970 Ken married Linda Liebler at St. Anne Catholic Church ...

CLARENCE L. HAWLEY

Clarence L. Hawley, 95, of Lachine, passed away Monday, July 6, 2020 at home. Clarence was born on Sept. 2, 1924 in Alpena to the late John and Mary Ethel Hawley. He married Bernice Perski on Jan. 13, 1944 in Detroit. She preceded him in death on Oct. 31, 2011. Clarence served in the United ...

DAVID J. (KELLY) KIELISZEWSKI

David J. Kieliszewski, 88, of Alpena, Michigan passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July, 5, 2020, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. He was born on Aug. 14, 1931, to the late Isadore and Blondine (Szymanski) Kieliszewski, in Alpena, Michigan. David served in the U.S. Army during the Koran ...

Thomas E. Becker

BECKER, Thomas E., 90, of Rogers City, died on March 25, 2020 at his winter home in Green Valley, Arizona. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Mary (Burkart-Murdock), children, Cheryl (James) Howard, Christine (Michael) D’Hooghe, William (Roxana), Kathy (Donald) Larson, and ...

Muriel Marie Garms

GARMS, Muriel Marie, 15, of Rogers City, died at home on June 26, 2020. She is survived by her parents, George and Mary, two sisters, Brionne Garms and Shawna Garms, both of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, four brothers, Cory, Jamie, Christopher, and Tony, and numerous aunts, uncles, and ...

Edmund Sobczynski

SOBCZYNSKI, Edmund, 76, of Onaway, died on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. He is survived by his wife, Faith, of Onaway, daughters Rhonda (Thomas) Meldrum, of Lapeer, and Susan Karpowicz, twin sister, Arlene Murrell, and two grandsons. There will be a memorial ...

DAVID J. KIELISZEWSKI

David J. Kieliszewski, 88, of Alpena, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July, 5, 2020, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Alpena. He was born on Aug. 14, 1931, to the late Isadore and Blondine (Szymanski) Kieliszewski, in Alpena, Michigan. David served in the U.S. Army during the ...

RICHARD JAMES SCOTT JR

Richard James Scott Jr., 88, of Alpena, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at home. Richard was born on Sept. 6, 1931 in Alpena to the late Richard and Beatrice (Evans) Scott. He grew up on a farm and attended Alpena High School. Richard worked at National Gypsum Cement Plant for 37 years, ...

GARY WAYNE ST. CHARLES SR.

Gary Wayne St. Charles Sr., passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Turning Brook in Alpena at the age of 78. Gary was born Oct. 1, 1941 in Charlevoix, Michigan to the late Thomas and Mildred (Holton) St. Charles and grew up in East Jordan, Michigan, graduating from high school in May 1959. From ...

Kenneth W. Connon

CONNON, Kenneth W., 74, of Ossineke, died Monday, July 6, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Clarence Hawley

HAWLEY, Clarence, 95, of Lachine, died Monday, July 6, 2020 at home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Ilse Kuhl

KUHL, Ilse Frieda, 91, of Ossineke, died on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Precious Days Home. Mrs. Kuhl is survived by her children, George (Carol), Mary Kuhl and numerous family members in Germany. Memorial visitation will take place Saturday, July 11, 2020 at St. Paul Lutheran Church-Alpena ...

Jack Richard Mosher

MOSHER, Jack Richard, 93, of Rogers City, died on July 5, 2020 at Golden Beach Manor. He is survived by his wife, Bea, three children, Jack “Rick” (Carol) of Rogers City, Gary (Nancy) of Rogers City and Brenda (Eddie) LeTarte of Trout Lake, eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, two ...

Lawrence George David Sauls

SAULS, Lawrence George David, 76, of Lachine, died on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Surviving are his wife, Rosalie, four children, Dale (Charlene) Gauthier, Kathy (Jeff) Sindle, Debbie (Kent) Schupp, and Goldie (Billy) Scott, five siblings, Dexter (Patsy), Dianna ...

Justin Eugene Alexander

ALEXANDER, Justin Eugene, 45, of Metz, died at home on July 5, 2020. He is survived by his parents, Clois and Darlene of Van Buren Township, two children, Darlene and John of West Virginia; Michael (Stacy) Alexander of Van Buren Township; fiancee, Sandra Bussell of Metz, three stepchildren, ...

Jack Richard Mosher

MOSHER, Jack Richard, 93, of Belknap Township, died July 5, 2020 at Golden Beach Manor. He was born Jan. 20, 1927 in Detroit to Chester and Lena (DeJohn) Mosher. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when his arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed ...

James Joseph Nowak

NOWAK, James Joseph, 83, of Rogers City, died at home on July 3, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Carol, two daughters, Michelle (Jeff) Brege of Arizona and Sara (Bob) Van Acker of Troy, siblings, Jack (Gail Warren) Nowak of Rogers City, Gary (Joan) Nowak of Rogers City, Charles Nowak of ...