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Obituaries

JOHN STEVEN MARZEAN

John Steven Marzean, 62, of Posen passed away unexpectedly Nov. 17, 2022. John was born Oct. 4, 1960, in Alpena to Marie K. (Baker) and John R. Marzean. He graduated from Alpena High School in 1978 and had worked at Standard Electric for the past 30 years. John also had a passion for music, ...

LEHA ANN PUTNAM

Leha Ann Putnam (nee Benoit), 52, of Tucson, Arizona, passed on to glory on Nov. 20, 2022 with loved ones by her side, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Shelby Benoit; brother, Peter Benoit; and father-in-law, Ronald Putnam. Leha is ...

WILLARD KEITH RATHJEN SR

Willard Keith Rathjen Sr., 94, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 at Sally’s Care Home. He was a kind, caring, and compassionate father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. Willard was born on May 18, 1928 to the late Albert and Alvena (Schiesser) in ...

DORIS DOROTHY WUDCOSKI

Doris Dorothy Wudcoski, 89, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, at MediLodge of Alpena. Doris Dorothy Suszek was born on June 23, 1933, in Alpena to the late Theodore and Mildred (Morton) Suszek. On Sept. 1, 1952, she married Frank Wudcoski. He preceded her in death on June 3, ...

Richard Gary Boyd

BOYD, Richard Gary, 80, died at his home in Rogers City on Oct. 7, 2022. He will be missed by his wife Jerri Lynn Boyd of 31 years. Richard is also survived by his brothers, Ronald, David, and Donald along with sister Debra Boyd King; a brother in law, Ron DeLong; five children Raymond, ...

Mark L. Bruning

BRUNING, Mark L., 82 of Rogers Township, died Nov. 22, 2022 at MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena. Mark is survived by his wife, Donna; five children, Jenny (Brian) Peacock, Tammy LaRoche, Marie (Troy) Elowsky, Kenneth (Janine Elliott) and Brandi (Lucas) LaCross; several grandchildren and ...