Obituaries

JAMES KOWALSKI

Jim was born Oct. 12, 1943, in Alpena, Mich., to Chet and Florence Kowalski, the fifth of six children. He died at his home in Corona Del Mar, Calif., on Oct. 17, 2017, after a number of months of poor health. Jim moved to California in the '70s and continued to make California his home for ...

BRADLEY J. LEWIS

Bradley J. Lewis DC, DNBHE, age 68; Date of birth: April 13, 1949; Date of passing: Oct. 24, 2017, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center, Midland, Mich. Brad was born in Brown City Mich., to Jack and Donna Lewis, oldest brother of three boys. He grew up in Capac and Davison, Mich., where he made ...

JOHN WARREN PAGE

John Warren Page, 89, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at his home. John was born June 1, 1928, in Posen to the late Warren and Nellie (Sanger) Page. On Oct. 29, 1949, he married Helen Gries. John worked at Huron Portland Cement for 31 years, retiring in 1984. He built ...

MARTIN JOHN ANDERSON

Martin John Anderson, 88, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at his home. Martin was born Aug. 11, 1929, in Alpena to the late William and Florence (Pinkel) Anderson. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. On Jan. 30, 1953, he married Delores Kitter. She ...

MARGUERITE JOANN KLEIN

Marguerite Joann Klein passed away Oct. 22, 2017, at the age of 78. She worked as a library media specialist for the Livonia Public School District and had a career in education for 39 years. Marguerite had a love for books, a deep passion for family ancestry and photography. Surviving ...

CONNIE KAYE PILARSKI

Connie Kaye Pilarski, age 66, of Grand Lake, died in Troy on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The daughter of Newton W. Sr. and Helen “Jean” (Fitzpatrick) Chapman, Connie was born on Jan. 17, 1951, in Rogers City. She married Gerald F. Pilarski on July 21, 2001, at their home on Grand ...

Gary Stiles

STILES, Gary L., 59, of Onaway died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Gaylord. He is survived by his daughters, Ashley Stiles (Austin Roe) and Jessica Stiles both of Gaylord; one grandchild, Bryson; his mother, Barbara Stiles (Bill Waldie) of Onaway; one brother, John ...

JOAN ANN WYSOCKI

Joan Ann Wysocki, age 83, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Henry Ford Hospital surrounded by her family. On Jan. 16, 1934, Joan was born to the late Frank and Evelyn (Hepburn) Kinsel in Alpena, Mich. She married Patrick Wysocki on Sept. 5, 1953, at St. Mary ...

R. Gregory Chittick

CHITTICK, R. Gregory, 58, of Washington, D.C., died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, along with his husband, Jimmy, following a tragic pedestrian/vehicle accident in Rehobeth Beach, Del. He is survived by his mother, Rose Marie; four siblings, Steve, Bruce, Marlo (Jerry) Broad, and Nicole Chittick; ...

RITA JOYCE GLOMSKI

Rita Joyce Glomski, age 91, of Long Lake, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. She will begin her eternal life with God. On Nov. 4, 1925, Rita was born in Alpena, Mich., to the late Philip and Rose (Filipiak) Kowalski. She married Gabriel ...

MICHAEL D. HARTZLER

Michael D. Hartzler, M.D. 67, of Ann Arbor passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 18, 2017, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Dr. Hartzler is survived by his wife of 39 years, Pam (nee Fransted); sons, Scott M. and Dr. James P. (Preetha) Hartzler and the light of his life, granddaughter Allison. Also ...

PRECILLIA MARIE MACKENZIE

Precellia "Pat" Marie MacKenzie, 91, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Tendercare-Alpena. Precellia Marie Burns was born in Herron on May 15, 1926, to Joseph Francis and Irene Mary (Rouleau) Burns. She attended St. Bernard School and later Hillman High School. On July 26, ...

MARGARET U. NAYLOR

Margaret U. Naylor, 91, of Alpena passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Margaret Nuttle was born Jan. 24, 1926, in Alpena to the late Barney and Lucy (Updegraff) Nuttle. She married William Naylor on Sept. 15, 1945. He preceded her in death on Dec. 13, ...

Connie Pilarski

PILARSKI, Connie K., 66, of Grand Lake died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. She is survived by her husband, Gerald; three sons, Andy (Andi) Foeller of Beaverton, Ore., Joshua Foeller (Amber Rissman) of Auburn Hills, Matthew Pilarski of Auburn Hills; two daughters, Mayle ...

HARRY THOMAS ROZNOWSKI

Harry Thomas Roznowski, 76, of Lachine, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at MediLodge of Hillman. Harry was born Aug. 5, 1941, in Alpena to the late Bernard and Viola (McCardle) Roznowski. On July 28, 1961, he married Gloria Johnson. Harry was employed by Huron Portland Cement Co. ...

JOAN ANN WYSOCKI

Joan Ann Wysocki, age 83, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Henry Ford Hospital surrounded by her family. On Jan. 16, 1934, Joan was born to the late Frank and Evelyn (Hepburn) Kinsel in Alpena, Mich. She married Patrick Wysocki on Sept. 5, 1953, at St. Mary ...

PHILIP and FAY ZIELASKOWSKI

Philip John Zielaskowski, 68, and Fay June Zielaskowski, 67, both of Ossineke, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, as a result of an auto accident in Au Gres. Philip was born in Alpena on May 16, 1949, and served in the United States Navy. Fay was born on June 20, 1950. They were married ...

RITA JOYCE GLOMSKI

Rita Joyce Glomski, age 91, of Long Lake, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. She will begin her eternal life with God. Nov. 4, 1925, Rita was born in Alpena, Mich., to the late Philip and Rose (Filipiak) Kowalski. She married Gabriel ...

JON JUOLA

Jon Juola, 83.296 years, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 22, 2017, after a short but difficult battle with leukemia. He was surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. He was born on July 28, 1934, to Ernest and Tyra Juola in ...

Marguerite Klein

KLEIN, Marguerite, 78, of Livonia died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 in Livonia. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.