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Obituaries

MARGARET GRACE WOIDA

Mrs. Margaret Grace (Janiszewski) Woida, age 96, entered into eternal peace on Feb. 10, 2018 at the Rogers City, Michigan Health Center (known to many as Tendercare). She was born on Sept. 16, 1921 in Detroit to Anna (Glomski) and Joseph Janiszewski. Grace was the firstborn of two girls ...

LORENE RUTH LIEDTKE

Lorene Ruth Liedtke age 87 of Alpena, formerly of Rogers City, passed away peacefully at Sally’s Care Home in Alpena on Feb. 7, 2018. She was born Sept. 20, 1930, in Rogers City to Anthony and Johanna (Donajkowski) Yarch. Lorene is survived by three daughters, Linda (Louis) Ciarkowski ...

Melvin Miller

MILLER, Melvin J., 91 of Rogers City died peacefully Thursday Feb. 8, 2018, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; three daughters Linda (Willard) Brege, Vicki (Dennis) Reisener, and Brenda S. Miller all of Rogers City; three sisters Marilyn Stone of Rogers City, Jacqueline ...

RICHARD CARLYLE REED

Richard Carlyle Reed, 79 of Alpena, formerly of Lennon, went home to be with the Lord Feb. 7, 2018, peacefully at home surrounded by his family and special friend, Greg. Richard was born Jan. 27, 1939, in Flint to the late Stanley and Etta (Picardy) Reed. On Nov. 12, 1960 he married Helen ...

Kathy Fulcher

FULCHER, Kathy Jean, 59, of Dryden, formerly of Alpena, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. She is survived by her daughter, Rochelle Heim (Baker); son-in-law Nathan Heim of Port Huron; son, Eric Baker of Alpena; grandchildren, Sierra, Chenoa, Johnathon, Adeline and Nicholas; mother, Imogene Fulcher; ...

RICHARD CARLYLE REED

Richard Carlyle Reed, 79 of Alpena, formerly of Lennon, went home to be with the Lord Feb. 7, 2018, peacefully at home surrounded by his family and special friend, Greg. Richard was born Jan. 27, 1939, in Flint to the late Stanley and Etta (Picardy) Reed. On Nov. 12, 1960 he married ...

BARBARA ISABELL MACCONNELL PEREZ

Barbara Isabell MacConnell Perez, age 62, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Barbara was born Nov. 18, 1955, in Alpena, Mich. She graduated from Alpena High School and then received an Associates Degree from El Centro Community College. Barbara worked for FedEx as a ...

Richard Reed

REED, Richard Carlyle, 79 of Alpena, formerly of Lennon died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Helen; two children, Brian (Angie) of Alpena, and Susan (Jack) Lewis of Midland; six grandchildren, Jessica, Adam, Ryan, Aaron, Christopher, Audrey; ...

Kalvin Carter

CARTER, Kalvin Earl, age 56, of Onaway died peacefully at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey on Feb. 6, 2018. He is survived by three children, Kalvin II (Danielle King) of Sault Ste. Marie, Annette Carter of Hawks and Jerry (Viggo Kern) of Onaway; two grandchildren, Quintin ...

RICHARD GALLAGHER

Richard Gallagher, age 86 of Rogers City, passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, surrounded by family in St. Helen. Richard was born on Aug. 24, 1931, to Frank and Irene Gallagher in Newark, N.J. Richard has lived in Roger City for 25 years, formerly of Brownstown, Mich. Richard worked for ...

GERALDINE L. MELDRUM

Geraldine L. Meldrum, 85, of Alpena passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at Turning Brook Assisted Living Center. Geraldine L. Knoblauch was born in Detroit on Dec. 23, 1932, to the late John and Leaetta (Elhinger) Knoblauch. She married Robert G. Meldrum on Oct. 17, 1953. After 59 years of ...

JOAN EDITH MUMFORD

Joan Edith Mumford, age 66, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, after a battle with cancer. On Feb. 1, 1952, Joan was born to the late Victor B. and Nellie M. (Murray) Szatkowski in Alpena, Mich. She married Richard C. Mumford in ...

Barbara Perez

PEREZ, Barbara Isabell, age 62, of Dallas, Texas, died on Feb. 6, 2018. Visitation will take place Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at 3 p.m. with service to follow at 4 p.m. at Rhoton Funeral Home, Carrollton, Texas.

DAVID HENRY ROBINETTE

David Henry Robinette, 79, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at his home. David was born May 18, 1938, in Alpena to the late Edward and Loretta (Dion) Robinette. On Jan. 16, 1960, he married Della Ann Pillsbury. She preceded him in death on June 19, 2015. David played football ...

FRANCES C. WILDER

Frances C. Wilder, 86, of Hillman passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at her home. Frances was born in Hillman on Aug. 25, 1931, to the late Francis Dewey and Irene (Badgero) McConnaughey and married Ross Wilder on Sept. 1, 1949. She served over 29 years as a pastor's wife working ...

Beverly Aikens

AIKENS, Beverly S. 86, died Feb. 2, 2018, at Saginaw St. Mary Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The News.

Donna Berry

BERRY, Donna Lee, 80, of Ocqueoc died Feb. 4, 2018, at Munson Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Roy; two grandchildren Tiffany and Stephanie; four great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Larry Ellsworth. Arrangements are in care of the Beck Funeral Home. No services are ...

STUART L. COHN

Stu passed on Jan. 28, 2018, after attending and enjoying a symphony concert whose theme was love. The music evoked the love of his life, Carola, who transitioned in September 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Max and Bessie Cohn, his two brothers, Irving and Dan, his niece, ...

ROGER LEE COUSINEAU

Roger Lee Cousineau, 78, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at his home. Roger was born Aug. 17, 1939, in Alpena to the late Arleigh and Alma (Mills) Cousineau. On Nov. 4, 1961, he married Judith Badder at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Ossineke. Roger served in the United ...

HARRY J. KOSS

Warner Robins, Ga. — Harry J. Koss, 88, peacefully passed away in his sleep on Feb. 1, 2018. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 1 p.m. on Feb. 9, 2018, at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. Koss was born Jan. 13, 1930, in Posen, Mich., to the late Edward and ...