×

Obituaries

RODNEY RICHARD WERDA

Rodney “Hot Rod” Richard Werda, age 37, of Alpena, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at St. John’s of Oakland Hospital, as a result of a heroin overdose. On March 2, 1982, Rodney was born in Alpena Michigan. Rodney was well known by his friends and family as “Hot Rod and ...

STANISLAW JOSEPH SUCHEY

SUCHEY, Stanislaw Joseph, 90, of Rogers City, died Dec. 14, 2019 at Medilodge in Gaylord. A complete obituary will be announced when arrangements are finalized with the Beck Funeral Home. Online condolences may be addressed through beckfuneralhome.org.

DIANNA F. MILLER

DIANNA F. MILLER Dianna F. Miller, age 71, of Harrisville, Michigan, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at home on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. On July 28, 1948, Dianna was born in Jackson, Michigan to the late Frank and Leona (Carr) Worden. She married Lowell Miller Sr. in ...

MARTHA A. ROBINETTE

Martha A. Robinette, age 95, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at home. On Nov. 14, 1924, Martha was born in Posen, Michigan to the late John and Anna (Donajkowski) Pokorski. She married Theodore “Ted” Robinette on Nov. 8, 1947, at St. Casimir Catholic Church ...

ROBERT RICHARD SANDERS

Robert Richard Sanders, age 92, of Hillman, and more recently Sturgis, Michigan passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at Three Rivers, Michigan. Robert was born on Feb. 20, 1927, in Flint, Michigan to the late Oscar and Rose Goheen Sanders. He proudly served in the United States Navy ...

ROBERTA MARIE TIMRICK

Roberta Marie Timrick, age 92, formerly of Alpena, peacefully passed away the evening of Dec. 11, 2019, at home. Roberta was born in Alpena, Michigan on Dec. 16, 1926, daughter of Viola and Walter Wysocki. She married Robert Timrick on June 26, 1947. She resided in Alpena until 2011, when ...

CAROLINE LOUISE ZIESMAN

Caroline Louise Ziesman, 92, of Lansing, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at Hospice House of Mid-Michigan. Caroline Louise Liske was born on July 27, 1927 to the late Julius and Olga (Schultz) Liske. On April 26, 1946, she married Rudolph Ziesman. He preceded her in death on April 14, ...

LOIS K. KLANN

KLANN, Lois K., 58, of Rogers City, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at home. Klann is survived by her mother, Jennie MacGregor, of Onaway, five sisters, Mary (Doug) Hall, of Marquette, Esther (Gale) Redman, of Lake Ann, Joy Schaefer, of Houston, Texas, Julie (David) Summers, of Bangor, Maine, ...

ROBERT R. SANDERS

SANDERS, Robert R., 92, of Three Rivers, Michigan, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at Three Rivers Health. Visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home in Hillman on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and continue there Monday from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. A full obituary will be ...

ARLYN PAUL MILLS

Arlyn Paul Mills, 74, of Alpena, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at his home. Arlyn was born on Jan. 18, 1945, in Alpena to the late Otis and Vina (Prevo) Mills. He enjoyed the Detroit Tigers, casino, and bingo. Surviving are his five siblings, Phyllis Monette, Arnie (Sandy) Mills, ...

DIANNA F. MILLER

MILLER, Dianna F., 71, of Harrisville, Michigan, died surrounded by her family at home on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. She is survived by her four children, William, of Addison, Michigan, Robin (Jack) Smalley, of Inglis, Florida, Lowell Jr., of Lincoln, Michigan, and Susan (Joshua) Jackson, of ...

DENNIS GRANT BOWEN

Dennis Grant Bowen, 81, of Alpena, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Denny was a lifelong resident of the area having been born Sept. 12, 1938 to the late Harold “Star” and Fern (Drake) Bowen. He was an avid deer and bird hunter. ...

JEANETTE (HANSEN) GROVE

Jeanette (Hansen) Grove, 91, of Alpena, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at Turning Brook. Jeanette was born on June 14, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Martin and Esther (Carlson) Hansen. In 1936, the family moved to Alpena where she completed her education graduating from Alpena ...

WILLIAM NATHAN SINCLER

William Nathan Sincler, 87, of Alpena, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at his home. Bill was born on Sept. 14, 1932, in Battle Creek, Michigan to the late Edwin and Ruth (Kidder) Sincler. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Bill worked for General Motors-Flint ...

RUTH ANN ALICE WRIGHT

WRIGHT, Ruth Ann Alice, 65, of Rogers City, died at MidMichigan Medical Center on Dec. 9, 2019. Ruth is survived by three children, Rich (Tammy) French, of Granbury, Texas, Rob (Lisa) French, of Davison, and Zachary (Heidi) Joppich, of Avoca, six grandchildren, Desiree, MaKenna, Masen, Maya, ...

JAMES MITCHELL BUDNIK

James Mitchell Budnik, age 43, of Presque Isle, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 5, 2019. He was born April 1, 1976, in Rogers City to Mitchell and Clara (Bellmore) Budnik. Jim graduated from Posen High School in 1994 all the while working for various farming outfits throughout ...

NORMA MARIE SMITH

Norma Marie Smith, 95, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at Touch of Country AFC on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Norma was a joy to be around and will be dearly missed by all who crossed her path. She was born in Alpena on Sept. 2, 1924 to the late George and Emma (Kirchoff) Olsen. Being raised ...

DAVID ALAN VINCENT

David Alan Vincent, 77, of Owosso, Michigan, died suddenly at his residence care Cozy Living Facility on Dec. 6, 2019. David was preceded in death by his mother Mildred and father Floyd Vincent. Surviving is his sister, Valerie (Dr. Ronald) Beatty, of Alpena, Michigan, nieces Lynn (Jim) ...

PETER R. AVALOS

AVALOS, Peter R., 84, of Alpena, died on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at home. He is survived by his several children, two sisters, Isabelle Cunningham, and Francisca Juarez, both of Corpus Christi, Texas, along with several nieces and nephews. Per his wishes, Peter has been taken from the ...

ELEANOR M. SILVERTHORN

SILVERTHORN, Eleanor M., 95, of Lincoln, died Saturday Dec. 7, 2019 at Jamieson Nursing Home in Harrisville. She is survived by three sisters, Evelyn Maslauskas, of West Virginia, Anna Gail Burgess, of Whittemore, and Mona Fae (Rick) Rozanek, of Lincoln, as well as many nieces and nephews. ...