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Obituaries

Bernie A. Schaedig

SCHAEDIG, Bernie A., 78, of Alpena, died on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and a complete obituary will be published by Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Roberta Marie Timrick

TIMRICK, Roberta Marie, 92, formerly of Alpena, died on Dec. 11, 2019 at home, surrounded by her family. Family and friends will gather on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, for memorial visitation from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., with Father James Fitzpatrick ...

DANIEL CLARENCE and MARION ELIZABETH BIESKE

Daniel Clarence Bieske I, of Cody, Wyoming died Aug. 7, 2020 at his home after a long illness. Dan was born April 13, 1942 to Catherine (Wekwert) and Edmund Bieske in Alpena, Michigan. He was a great handyman which included construction, electrical plumbing, sewing, and car ...

LEONARD KAISER

Leonard Kaiser, 65, passed away on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at his home. He was born Oct. 15, 1954. Mr. Kaiser was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Verna Kaiser; brother Don Kaiser; and brother-in-law, Ernie Ziegler. He leaves behind two brothers, Richard (Susan) Kaiser, Ken (Sue) ...

ANN KATHERINE LAMON

Ann Katherine Lamon passed away Aug. 7, 2020 at the age of 89. Ann was born Nov. 3, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan. Joseph and Winifred Norton adopted her as a newborn. Ann had many different jobs as a young woman, such as a taxi driver and a telephone operator. She knew after her job at a ...

HOPE ROMEL

Hope Romel, age 29 of Alpena, passed away Wednesday afternoon Sept. 2, 2020 at Midmichigan Medical Center. Hope was born March 9, 1991 in Traverse City, to Phillip and Georgann (Miller) Romel. Hope graduated from Alpena High School, received her Associates Degree from ACC and later ...

Paul Herbert Friedrich

FRIEDRICH, Paul Herbert, 56, of Alpena, died at home on Aug. 29, 2020. He is survived by his mother, Mary Lynn (Dell) Robbins, of Rogers City, sister, Candace (Anthony) Kowalski, of Rogers City, a brother, Richard (Barbara), of Millington, several stepsisters and stepbrothers, Mary (Charlie) ...

Carol Lee Rumbles

RUMBLES, Carol Lee, 84, of Hubbard Lake, died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The Alpena News.

Willard Otto Schleben

SCHLEBEN, Willard Otto, 88, of Moltke Township, died Sept. 3, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland. He is survived by nine children, Linda (Joseph) Kuznicki, of Rogers City, Judy (Charles) Waldroup, of Gaylord, Carl (Sherry), Dennis, and Rudolph, all of Rogers City, Sarah (Kent) ...

Duane Martin Sobeck

SOBECK, Duane Martin, 78, of Rogers City, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 at MediLodge of Rogers City. He is survived by his son, Andy (Kirstin), of Rogers City, four granddaughters, Mackenzie, Destiny, Savannah, and Ella, two great-grandchildren, two brothers, Gary (Rosemary), of Rogers City, ...

Sharon Streich

STREICH, Sharon, 77, of Rogers City, died Aug. 24, 2020 at Maple Lawn Care Facility in Coldwater. She is survived by her daughter, Shelley (Frank) Walters, of Mendon, grandson, John, sister, Iris (Larry) Allcorn, of Tennessee, special friend, Kelly Darga, and many nieces and nephews. A ...

CAROLE ANNE BEIGHEY

Carole Anne Beighey, 82, of Hubbard Lake, Michigan, formerly of Linwood, Michigan, Brockway, Pennsylvania, Dunwoody, Georgia and Amelia Island, Florida, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Carole was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and ...

WILLIAM ROGER SYLVESTER

William Roger Sylvester, 61, of Alpena, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Munson Medical Center. William was born on Aug. 29, 1959 in Alpena to Robert and Janice (Hillman) Sylvester. He served in the United States Army. William enjoyed classic cars and spending time with his ...

CHARLES MICHAEL SCOTT

Charles Michael Scott, age 43 of Garden City, Michigan, passed away on Aug. 27, 2020. Charles is survived by his wife of 20 years, Courtney and his three children, Rebecca, Jasmine, and Charles. Also by his father, Michael (Shawna) Scott of Ossineke, his mother Linda (Richard) Hegenauer of ...

Hope Romel

ROMEL, Hope, 29, of Alpena, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are in care of Hentkowski Funeral Home in Rogers City. A complete obituary will be in Saturday’s edition of The News.

Christine Ann Elkie

ELKIE, Christine Ann, of Hillman, died at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on Aug. 25, 2020. She is survived by her son and his wife, Scott and Ami, and soon-to-be-born grandchildren, James and Aubrey, sisters, Joanie, Linda, and Sandy, brother-in-law, Todd, and brother, Bob, and ...

Betty Jacques

JACQUES, Betty, 63, of Alpena, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. She is survived by two children, Doug (Kerri) Copeland and Tonya Geister, two siblings, Charles (Fran) Tryon and Regina (Carl) Clemenshaw, seven grandchildren, Isaac (Taelor), Keagan, Avery, Karstyn, Kynleigh, CJ, and Nic, and a ...

James F. Rae

RAE, James F. (JR), 59, died at Tidewell Hospice on Aug. 31, 2020 in Sarasota, Florida. He is survived by his mother, Linda M. (Richard Hiser) Fletcher, sisters, Kimberle M. Fletcher and Susan L. Brezicki, and nephews. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bannan Funeral Home ...

Paul Herbert Friedrich

Friedrich, Paul Herbert, 56, of Alpena, died at home on Aug. 29, 2020. He is survived by his mother, Mary Lynn (Dell) Robbins, of Rogers City, sister, Candace (Anthony) Kowalski, of Rogers City, a brother, Richard (Barbara), of Millington, several stepsisters and stepbrothers, Mary (Charlie) ...

Keith W. Gordon

GORDON, Keith W., 64, of Harrisville, Michigan, died on Saturday, Aug. 29 at MediLodge of Alpena. Per his wishes, he has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation. Private family services will be held at a later date.