Obituaries

Betty Bruning

BRUNING, Betty A., 85 of Belknap Township died Nov. 23, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. She is survived by her daughter, Brenda (John) Gauthier of Posen; sons, Dave of Hawks, Raymond (Cynthia) of East Tawas, Victor (Carolyn) of Alpena, and Bruce of Rogers City; 14 ...

Elaine Hollabaugh

HOLLABAUGH, Elaine Emma, 90, of Rogers City died Nov. 24, 2017, at Tendercare Rogers City. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when her memorial arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org.

EUGENE DARRYL REPKE

Eugene Darryl Repke, 66, of Alpena passed away peacefully with his wife at his side on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, following a recent diagnosis at the Mayo Clinic with ALS. He has quietly been battling symptoms for the last 3-5 years. Eugene was born on March 8, 1951, to Eugene H. and ...

DANIEL SMITH

Daniel Smith, 77, of Alpena passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Daniel was born in Toledo, Ohio, on March 24, 1940, to the late Harold and Sarah (Dennis) Smith and married Ellen Olson on Jan. 22, 1966. He served in the United State Navy and was a ...

Betty Bruning

BRUNING, Betty A., 85 of Rogers City died Nov. 23, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when her funeral arrangements are finalized. Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org.

Thomas Dege

DEGE, Thomas E., 86, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Robert Martell

MARTELL, Robert Thomas, 42, of Alpena died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Paul Repath

REPATH, Paul, 79, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Eugene Repek

REPEK, Eugene, 66, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

GENEVA J. KOLNOWSKI

Geneva J. Kolnowski, age 93, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. On Dec. 14, 1923, Geneva was born to the late George and Anges (Smith) Gardner in Bolton, Mich. On April 18, 1941, she married Joseph Kolnowski at St. Bernard Catholic ...

IVAN L. KRAWCZAK

Ivan L. Krawczak, age 68, of Alpena passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. On Nov. 23, 1948, Ivan was born to the late Harry and Blanche (Pieczynski) Krawczak in Alpena, Mich. Ivan graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1966, with ...

MARY RUTH SIEGERT

Mary Ruth Siegert, 81, of Hubbard Lake passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Mary Ruth Tucker was born Aug. 17, 1936, in Alpena to the late Lawrence and Irene (Luscombe) Tucker. On Dec. 19, 1953, she married Farley Siegert. He preceded her in death on ...

Ivan Krawczak

KRAWCZAK, Ivan L., 68, of Long Lake died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and a full obituary will be announced by Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Jeannette Rasmussen

RASMUSSEN, Jeannette Marie, 52 of Center Line formerly of Alpena died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at home after a long battle with cancer. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Mary Siegert

SIEGERT, Mary Ruth, 81, of Hubbard Lake died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

JAMES EDWARD DINGESS

James Edward Dingess, 31, of Alpena, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. James was born March 1, 1986, to Woodrow and Annette Dingess in Flint, Mich. James enjoyed playing pool in the Alpena Pool League, cooking, taking in bargains at garage sales, and was a huge U of M football fan, but what ...

ELDON DEAN KRENTZ

Eldon “Yogi” Dean Krentz, 81, of Alpena died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Yogi was born Jan. 19, 1936 to Adolf and Emma (Bruski) Krentz in Hubbard Lake, Mich. Throughout his life Yogi learned to love everything outdoors including hunting, fishing, and ...

Patricia Clarkson

CLARKSON, Patricia (Randall), of Arcadia, Calif., died at the Arcadia Health Center on Nov. 13, 2017. Surviving are her nieces, Judy Randall Reimann of Alpena, and Karen Randall Bromund of Apple Valley, Minn; a step-daughter, and two step-sons of California. Private interment is at Live ...

INARA KURT

Died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 TRAVERSE CITY —Inara “Muts” Kurt of Traverse City, age 74, passed away suddenly on Tuesday Nov.14, 2017 doing something she loved dearly, working in her garden. Inara was born in Riga, Latvia on Nov. 25, 1942. She and her family immigrated to Grand ...

RAY J. WOZNIAK

Ray J. Wozniak, age 84, of Alpena passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 11, 2017. He was born Aug. 9, 1933 in Posen, Mich., to the late Valentine and Julia (Wisniewski) Wozniak. The youngest of nine children. Ray grew up in Posen and graduated from Alpena High School. After graduation ...