Obituaries

Phyllis E. Durecki

DURECKI, Phyllis E., 69, of Rogers City, died peacefully at home on May 8, 2019. Phyllis is survived by her son, Billy (Christal) Hoppe, of Atlanta, daughter, Scarlett Durecki, of Rogers City, two granddaughters, Brianna and Addisyn, a stepdaughter, Raievyn Lindsay, step-granddaughter, ...

Carole Lee Erickson

ERICKSON, Carole Lee, 76, of Rogers City, died May 15, 2019 in Ann Arbor. Per Carole’s request, private services will take place at a later date. Arrangements are in care of the Beck Funeral Home. Online condolences may be addressed through beckfuneralhome.org

Dale Leach

LEACH, Dale, 68, of Millersburg, died Friday, May 17, 2019 at home. He is survivied by his wife, Donna, of Millersburg, sons, Tom, and Bryan (Angie), both of Millersburg, and daughter, Rebekah (Rob) Bacon, of Kingsley, nine grandchildren, one great-grandson, sisters Carol Arnold, of ...

Linda Anderson

ANDERSON, Linda Kaye, 77, of Alpena, died Thursday, May 16, 2019 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

PEGGY LYNN KUCHNICKI-DZIUBA

Peggy Lynn Kuchnicki-Dziuba, 60, of Alpena, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at her home. Peggy was born March 31, 1959 in Alpena to Robert and Joann (Smith) Kuchnicki. She worked as a beautician and later owned and operated Alpena Hollywood School of Beauty for six years, retiring due to ...

MARTIN EARLE LaHAIE

Martin Earle LaHaie, 63, of Alpena, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena surrounded by his loving wife and children after a long battle with MS. Martin was born on Nov. 8, 1955 in Cheboygan, Mich., to Lawrence and Marvel (Thorne) LaHaie and moved to ...

THERESA ELAINE VREDENBURG

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Theresa Elaine Vredenburg, age 51, of Ossineke, ran and jumped into the arms of Jesus, her Lord and Savior and he spoke these words to her. “Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: ...

Peggy Kuchnicki

KUCHNICKI, Peggy, 60, of Alpena, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Martin LaHaie

LaHAIE, Martin, 63, of Alpena, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Mid Michigan Medical Center-Alpena. He is survived by his wife, Cyndi, three children, Martin (Melissa), Todd, and Becky (Andrew) Francoeur, his mother, Marvel, two brothers, Greg and Larry, and seven grandchildren. A celebration ...

PATRICIA LOUISE BERANT

Patricia Louise Berant, 84, of Alpena, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at Munson Medical Center following a brief illness. Patricia Louise Blaski was born June 14, 1934 in Alpena to the late Stanley and Viola (Garant) Blaski. On April 28, 1956 she married Florian Berant. He preceded her in death ...

Marilyn Cordes

CORDES, Marilyn Hathaway, 59, of Hillman, died April 29, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. She leaves behind her son, Billy (fiance Robert Milspaugh III), siblings Sue (Gary) Wilson, Julie Hathaway, Steve (Kathy) Tennant, Pat (Cletus) Watson, Janet Tennant, Robin (Jim) Godfrey and Lee ...

DAVID BRUCE ELLER

David Bruce Eller, 72, of Lachine, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at his home following a brief battle with cancer. David was born Sept. 8, 1946 in Alpena to the late Victor and Geraldine (Nordstrom) Eller. He served in the United States Navy as sonar technician aboard the USS Furse from ...

MICHAEL LARRY MADDOX

Michael Larry Maddox, 52, of Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Tennessee. Michael was born July 21, 1966 in Dearborn, Mich., to Larry and Martha (Kanarr) Maddox. Surviving are his wife, Leveda; four children, Jocelin Maddox, Bradley (Danyail) Maddox, Nelson Maddox, Kennedy ...

Clara Miller

MILLER, Clara May, 103, of Black Lake, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 at The Brook of Cheboygan. She is survived her daughter, Barbara (Joe) Gotz, of Onaway, son, James (Beverly), of Black Lake and Ann Arbor, three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, brother, Perry (Jeanne) Wetherby, of Grass ...

DELYNN SUE MOUSSEAU

Delynn Sue Mousseau, 61, of Alpena died Monday, May 13, 2019 at her home surrounded by family following a courageous battle with cancer. Delynn was born April 1, 1958 in Alpena to Orville and Mable (DeRushia) Avery. She enjoyed knitting, playing cards, and crocheting. She is survived by ...

Delmar Neumann

NEUMANN, Delmar Ervin, 80, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Wilma, four children, Timothy (Angela), Todd (Shelli), Tracy (Timothy) Marquardt, Terry (James) Hagen, seven grandchildren, Bailey, Emily, Ty, Jenna, Cole, Noah, and Luke, a brother, ...

FERN M. WALLACE SCHULTZ

Fern M. Wallace Schultz, 89, of Alpena, passed away Oct. 29, 2018. Fern was born Oct. 3, 1929 in Laurium/Calumet, Mich., to the late William and Dora (Bahrke) Wallace. She grew up in Alpena where she graduated from High School and went on to specialize as a surgical nurse at Alpena ...

ALBERT EDWARD SPARKS

May 14, 2019, Albert Edward Sparks, 99, of Glennie, Mich., went peacefully to heaven to meet his wife of 76 years, Verena Mae (Bainbridge) Sparks. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at Buresh Funeral Home located at 121 S. Washington St. in Hale, Mich., ...

Patricia Berant

BERANT, Patricia Louise, 84, of Alpena, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at Munson Medical Center. Visitation will take place Saturday at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Scott Lawler officiating. A complete obituary will be ...

Marilyn Cordes

CORDES, Marilyn Hathaway, 59, of Hillman, died April 29, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. She leaves behind her son, Billy (fiance Robert Milspaugh III), daughters Goldie (Norman) Grambau and Marlyn (Mary) Hathaway, siblings Sue (Gary) Wilson, Julie Hathaway, Steve (Kathy) Tennant, Pat ...