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Obituaries

JAMES WILLIAM MEYER

James William Meyer, 98, of Alpena, Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. He was born February 4, 1922 in Huntertown, Indiana, to Daniel Ben Meyer and his wife, Anna Louise Senn. Jim grew up on a farm, the son of a sharecropper. His mother died in childbirth when Jim was five, ...

CHARLOTTE K. RENDERS

Charlotte K. Renders, age 99, of Maumee, Ohio passed away Feb. 10, 2021 at Elizabeth Scott Community. She was born July 19, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan to Clarence and Otilia (Huber) Kayser. Charlotte was an Industrial Nurse during WWII and was employed as a Registered Nurse for doctors in ...

SANDRA L. CHAFFIN

Sandra L. Chaffin passed away Feb. 5, 2021 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida at the age of 83. Sandra was born Sept. 7, 1937 in Flint, Michigan to Lawrence and Pauline (Appleman) Burt. In 1948 the family moved to Alpena, Michigan and to Pontiac, Illinois in 1954 where ...

ALICE DELORES GOODRICH

Alice Delores Goodrich, 90, of Lachine passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at home. Alice Delores Wallin was born in Saginaw, Michigan on July 5, 1930 to the late Fredrick and Mary (Wetmore) Wallin. Alice moved to Alpena County in 1933 and has been a lifelong resident since. On Oct. 20, 1948, ...

GERALDINE ALLEN

Geraldine “Nurse Gerri” Allen, 76 of Hillman, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Feb. 9, 2021. Geraldine Ann Cunningham was born on Dec. 7, 1944 in Flint, Michigan to the late Howard and Grace (Henderson) Cunningham. She graduated from Waterford Kettering High School and then ...

AMI MARIE LENNING

Ami Marie Lenning, 44, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 at home. Ami Marie Dziesinski was born on April 29, 1976 in Pensacola, Florida to David and Diane (Garant) Dziesinski. On Aug. 21, 2004, she married Michael Lenning Jr. Ami was a member of the Alpena Swim Board. She was ...

Alice D. Goodrich

GOODRICH, Alice D., 90, of Lachine, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The Alpena News.

MICAELA CLOUSE

Micaela “Mickie” (Alvarado) Clouse, age 93, of Hubbard Lake passed away Feb. 6, 2021 in Hubbard Lake, Michigan. Mickie was born on Sept. 29, 1927 in Victoria, Texas to the late Pedro and Pilar (Velasques) Alvarado. She worked at and retired from AC Spark Plug in Flint, Michigan. Mickie ...

CHARLES LOUIS ROULEAU

Charles Louis Rouleau, 95, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 at his daughter’s home. Charles Louis Rouleau, born Feb. 18, 1925 in Alpena to the late Adelore and Lillian (Gamache) Rouleau. On Feb. 10, 1945, he married Lorlea Ellen Sheldon. She preceded him in death on Feb. 9, ...

Ami Lenning

LENNING, Ami, 44 of Alpena, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2020 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The Alpena News.

ROBERT MacFALDA

Age 60, of Arcanum, stepped into the arms of Jesus on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 at Miami Valley Hospital following a brief and unexpected illness. Since 1995 Bob has worked for Rogers Electric, LLC. He was an active member of Castine Church, who loved the Lord. Bob always tried to get the most ...

MARILYN D. COLBY

Marilyn D. Colby, age 92, of Alpena passed away peacefully at Mid-Michigan Medical Center - Alpena on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. On Aug. 1, 1928, Marilyn was born in Alpena, Michigan to the late George Edward “Ned” and Louise (Jones) Thompson. She married Warren Colby (a local sports ...

Charles L. Rouleau

ROULEAU, Charles L., 85, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The Alpena News.

GARY VanNATTER

Gary VanNatter was drafted into Heaven’s army of angels early morning on Feb. 2, 2021 from his home in Pensacola, Florida. Gary was the eighth child of 12 born to the late Carl and Mabel (Haken) VanNatter on April 8, 1945. He graduated from Alpena High School in 1963, did a tour in Vietnam ...

DOUGLAS W. DOMINIC

With deepest sorrow and much love that we mourn the unexpected passing of Douglas Wayne Dominic, 57, of Alanson, Michigan. Doug met his Creator on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital. Douglas was born on May 20th, 1963 and is the beloved son of Robert Dominic, Jr. of ...

WILLIAM JOHN DACEY

William John Dacey, 91, of Alpena passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 at MediLodge of Alpena. William was born in Detroit on March 4, 1929 to the late Daniel and Marie (Cox) Dacey. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and married Mary Lou Poirer on Jan. 23, 1959. ...

DELPHINE REGINA GATZKE

Delphine Regina Gatzke, 94, of Alpena passed away Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 at her home. Delphine Regina Netkowski was born on May 19, 1926 in Rogers City to the late Frank and Rose (Martin) Netkowski. On Feb. 19, 1949, she married Antoni L. Gatzke. He preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 2000. ...

Mickie Clouse

CLOUSE, Mickie, 93, of Hubbard Lake, died, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The Alpena News.

Charlotte Mary “Carol” Darga

DARGA, Charlotte Mary “Carol”, 83, of Rogers City, died, Feb. 5, 2021, at home Carol is survived by three children, Mike (Judy), Carleen (Karl) Merchant and Joe (Heather Sterly), 17 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, seven siblings, Leo (Joan), Janet (Bill) Buczkowski, George ...

Bryan Charles Goll

GOLL, Bryan Charles, 70, of Posen, died, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena. Surviving are his companion, Sharon “Trudy” Wyman, sister, Anne Best, niece, Alexis (Mauro) Damino, and nephew, Nicholas. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan ...