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Obituaries

ANITA LOUISE FIELDER

Anita Louise Fielder (nee Dowler) died April 28, 2018 at the age of 98 in Alpena, Mich. Anita was born Sept. 19, 1919 in Seymour, Ill., daughter of Emery R. Dowler and Ethel Dowler, nee Burroughs. She married Gordon Wesley Fielder, Jr. (d. 1976) July 26, 1952. Anita Fielder received a ...

Phyllis Manitz

MANITZ, Phyllis Jean, 88, of Alpena, died Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Bickford of Saginaw Township Assisted Living. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

EMMA ALMA KRENTZ

Emma Alma Krentz, 93, of Herron passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018, at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Emma Alma Timm was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Alpena to the late Fredinand and Lena (Wilke) Timm. She married Adolph Krentz on June 2, 1945. He preceded her in death on Dec. ...

Charles G. McLaughlin

The memorial mass for Charles G. McLaughlin, who died Friday, April 20, 2018, has been postponed. The new date will be announced in a future edition of The News

DOUGLAS K. WENZEL

Douglas K. Wenzel, 78, passed away on April 23, at Huron Woods senior facility in Ann Arbor, surrounded by family. Doug was born on March 8, 1940, in Rogers City to Grace and Melvin (“Penny”) Wenzel. As a young man and while working his way through college, Doug sailed on Great Lakes ...

NANCY VIRGINIA WILLEY

Nancy Virginia Willey, 72, passed away on Easter Sunday at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Nancy was born to George and Gladys Willey in Flint, Mich., on Jan. 19, 1945. She moved to Chicago when she was 18, working in the city for several years before returning to Michigan. Nancy was an ...

CLEMENS ANTHONY ZIELASKOWSKI

Clemens Anthony Zielaskowski (known to his friends as Mauch) passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, at the age of 89 in Alpena, Mich. He was born on March 15, 1929, to the late Walter and Elizabeth Zielaskowski in Alpena. Clem was a veteran of the Korean War and worked as a Shop Leader ...

Eugene Chrzan, Sr.

CHRZAN, Eugene Sr., age 84, of Alpena died peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at home surrounded by his family. A Committal Service will be held on Monday, April 30, at Holy Cross Cemetery at 1 p.m.

Emma Krentz

KRENTZ, Emma Alma, 93, of Herron died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital. Surviving are two children, Myra and Aaron Boboltz, Raymond and Peggy; eight grandchildren, Bruce, Mark, Arlyn, Adam, Leroy, Derek, Melissa, Jason; eight great-grandchildren; two ...

Duane Parker

PARKER, Duane Douglas, 80, of Atlanta, died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at MediLodge - Hillman. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

FRANK ALEXANDER RICE

Frank Alexander Rice passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at his home. He was born on Sept. 13, 1922, at his family home on MacGregor Road in Lincoln, Alcona County, Mich.., the fourth of seven children born to Mike and Blanche (MacNeill) Rice. He was raised on their dairy farm with three ...

MARTINA ESTHER BAUER

Martina Esther Bauer, age 97, of Rogers City passed away April 23, 2018 at Birch Lane AFC Home. She was born July 26, 1920 in Rogers City to Frank and Joanne (Woida) Rygwelski. Martina was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She enjoyed knitting, ...

Norma Lind

LIND, Norma Jean, age 83, of Rogers City, formerly of Black Lake, died April 23, 2018 at her daughter’s home. She is survived by her daughter, Deb Schleben of Rogers City; grandson Jacob; and her brother, Dale (Joanne) McDonald of Flint. Friends may visit at the Onaway United ...

Douglas Wenzel

WENZEL, Douglas K., 78, formerly of Alpena died on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Huron Woods senior facility in Ann Arbor, surrounded by family. Arrangements are incomplete and will be in a future edition of The News.

MICHAEL DAVID ANDERSON

Michael David Anderson, 34, of Potterville, Mich., formerly of Alpena, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Although being on this earth for such a short time, Michael touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed. He was born on March 17, 1984 to James ...

Martina Bauer

BAUER, Martina Esther, age 97, of Rogers City died April 23, 2018 at Birch Lane AFC Home. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when her funeral arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org

Magdalene Bey

BEY, Magdalene Louise, age 92, of Rogers City, died April 24, 2018 at home. She is survived by her three children, Judy (Ed) Venn-Watson, Cinda (Larry) Grulke, and Kim (Jeffrey) Woods; eight grandchildren, Kris, Jake, Scott, Shana, Theresa, Valerie, Jordan , and Justin; nine ...

Charles McLaughlin

MCLAUGHLIN, Charles G., 82, of Harrisville died Friday, April 20, 2018 at his home. He is survived by his wife Clairellen; five children, Kathleen (Fred Degasperin) McLaughlin, of Warren, Patricia Madding of Lapeer, David (Rose) of Ray Township, Karen Wendland of Grand Rapids, and Mark of ...

Michael Anderson

ANDERSON, Michael David, 34, of Potterville, formerly of Alpena, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Visitation will be held at McWilliams Funeral Home-Alpena on Thursday, April 26 from 2-8 p.m. and will resume on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral ...

EDWARD GUY FERRIS

Mr. Edward Guy Ferris, 76 of Spruce, Mich., died peacefully surrounded by family on April 20, 2018 at MediLodge of Hillman. He was born in Detroit, Mich., on Aug. 14, 1941 to the late, George and Virginia (Newman) Ferris. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force and did three ...