Obituaries

ALPHONSE GLOMSKI

Alphonse Glomski, age 88, of Alpena, passed away Friday evening Aug. 30, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. The son of Max and Johanna (Modrzynski) Glomski was born in Posen on Oct. 4, 1930. He married Rosemary Dault on June 28, 1952 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. They lived in ...

DOROTHY ELIZABETH SIMMONS

Dorothy Elizabeth Simmons, 93, of Alpena, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 at her home. Dorothy Elizabeth Stoddard was born on April 22, 1926 to the late William and Della (Clark) Stoddard in South Bend, Indiana. Shortly after her birth, her mother and her returned to the Posen area. She ...

GREGORY PETERS

PETERS, Gregory “Gee Gee,” 51, of Posen, died Aug. 30, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena. He is survived by his wife, Kristen, two daughters, Elysha (Michael) Metivier and Taylor (Zack Smigs) Peters, two grandsons, Ely and Ean, five siblings, Bernard (Gaye), William, Robert ...

MARIE WALMSLEY

WALMSLEY, Marie A., 81, of Alpena, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at Medilodge-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News.

ELAINE WILSON

WILSON, Elaine, 90, of Herron, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at Medilodge-Green View. Elaine is survived by her daughter, Peggy (Fiance Terry Satchell) Werth, four grandchildren, Ryan (Jackie), Rissa (Jim), Nason, Terra (Jeff), seven great-grandchildren, three sisters, Carolee Cramer, Gail ...

ALICE BERNICE DARGA

Another Life Well Lived Alice Bernice (Krawczak) Darga, 92 passed away on Aug. 30 at the Turning Brook Assisted Living facility in Alpena, Michigan. Alice was born in Rogers City, Michigan on July 24, 1927. She was the third daughter of Alexander and Mary Krawczak. Alice learned a ...

MICHAEL HUGGLER

Michael Huggler, age 69, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Michael was born in Alpena, Michigan on Sept. 26, 1949. He graduated from Alpena High School in 1967, and graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BA in Business Administration. Michael was a Deputy Treasurer at Ingham ...

RICK SHUPERT

Rick Shupert, formerly from Alpena, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, surrounded by his family in Kansas City, Kansas after a courageous battle with cancer. Rick was born in Alpena, Michigan June 8, 1959. He graduated Alpena High School in 1977. He married his high school sweetheart, ...

Alice W. Cook

COOK, Alice W., 99, of Gaylord, formerly of Rogers City, died Aug. 29, 2019 at the Brook in Gaylord. She is survived by her son, Jeff (Chris), of Gaylord, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Friends may visit at St. John Lutheran Church on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 2 p.m. until ...

Darrell DesJardins

DesJARDINS, Darrell, 66, of Alpena, died on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena, surrounded by his family. Per his wishes Darrell has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation. A complete obituary will be announced by the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home ...

Gregory Peters

PETERS, Gregory, 51, of Posen, died Aug. 30, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Beck Funeral home will announce a complete obituary when his arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed through beckfuneralhome.org.

ROBERT LEE MENO

Robert Lee Meno, 90, of Alpena, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday Aug. 27, 2019. Bob was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and uncle that will be deeply missed by all. He was born on July 27, 1929 to the late John and Dorthea (Sessler) Meno in Jamestown, Ohio. Immediately after ...

DENNIS WILLIAM WHIPPLE

Dennis William Whipple, 76, CW03, Army retired of Alpena, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 at MediLodge of Hillman. Dennis was born on Sept. 19, 1942 in Milton, Pennsylvania. Surviving are his wife, Alyce; six stepchildren, Robert Bianchi (New York), Margaret Bianchi (Illinois), Michael ...

JOANNE ARLENE LEWIS

Joanne Arlene Lewis, 84, of Hillman, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at home. Joanne Arlene Aulwes was born on Oct. 5, 1934 in East Detroit to the late Arthur and Ora (Neaves) Aulwes. She graduated from East Detroit High School and took some courses at the Detroit Business Institute. ...

ROBERT LEE MENO

MENO, Robert Lee, 90, of Alpena, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church from 3 p.m. until the time of funeral service at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Rayment officiating. A complete obituary will ...

MILDRED M. KIHN

Mildred M. Kihn, 89, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at MediLodge of Green View, where she had been a resident since December of 2015. Mildred was born Sept. 17, 1929 in Ossineke Township to John and Lydia (Messal) Siegert. She married Paul Kihn on Oct. 16, 1948 at St. Paul Lutheran ...

KATHLEEN LINDAHL DEMPSEY

Kathleen Lindahl Dempsey, 76, of Presque Isle, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena of an apparent heart attack. Kathleen Lois Wright was born in Evanston, Illinois to the late Raymond and Lois (McCallum) Wright. Kathy returned to college to ...

ROBERT GREGORY FROST

FROST, Robert Gregory, 74, of Rogers City, died at home on Aug. 26, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Penny, two children, Michelle Comstock, of Rogers City, and Ken (Amy Eno) Shuart, of Georgia, and two grandsons, Jacob and Nick. Arrangements are in care of the Beck Funeral Home and no ...

RAYCHELLE M. GOIKE

GOIKE, Raychelle M., 66, of Alpena, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at MediLodge of Alpena. Cremation arrangements by the Bannan Funeral Home.

OLIN L. GOULD

GOULD, Olin L., 91, of Millersburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 at home. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, of Millersburg, daughter Jane (David) Bricker, of Petoskey, son Dean (Melanie), of Fredericktown, Ohio, grandchildren Melissa, Michelle, Ryan, Robert, Neal, Reed, and Arden, two ...