Obituaries

ROBERT J. HUNT

Robert J. Hunt, age 68 of Lake Esau, passed away Nov. 3, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena. He was born April 7, 1949, in Owosso to Earl and Mary (Krsa) Hunt. Bob graduated from Chesaning High School in 1967, Northern Michigan University in 1971 then went on to receive ...

LINDA JO KLEMENS

Linda Jo (Snyder) Klemens, 70, of Hubbard Lake passed away peacefully with her family surrounding her at her home on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Linda Jo Snyder was born in Harrisville on May 29, 1947, to the late Walter and Violet (Gerow) Snyder. On Sept. 2, 1967, she married Craig Klemens ...

Raymond Nagi

NAGI, Raymond S., 73 of Krakow Township died Nov. 6, 2017, at home. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; four children, Anthony of Topinabee, Patrick (Ann) of Grant Park, Ill., Angela Nagi of Gaylord, and Deborah (William) Brown of Boyne City; four grandchildren, Chloe, Sophie, Will and ...

ILA MAE ROSS

Ila Mae Ross, 89, of Lachine passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena. Ila Mae Torsch was born in Green Township on Feb. 14, 1928, to the late Fred and Lena (Brandenburg) Torsch. On March 22, 1952, she married Willis Ross of Alpena. Following their marriage, they lived on ...

SARAH JASKOLSKI

Sarah Jaskolski, 34, of Alpena passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident. Sarah loved her children, family and friends. She was such an exceptional kind-hearted person always there to help someone in need. She was a strong person that never gave up and ...

MARION P. SEGUIN

Marion P. Seguin, 93, of Alpena passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at Turning Brook Assisted Living. Marion Pauline Firsch was born on June 13, 1924 in Alpena to Richard and Clara (Jesse) Firsch. After graduating from Alpena High School in 1942 she worked at Besser Company as a secretary ...

Robert Washburn

WASHBURN, Robert Lee, 93, of Alpena died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

GAIL FREDERICK WILLIAMS

Gail Frederick Williams, 84, of Alpena passed away peacefully in the loving arms of his wife of nearly 60 years on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Gail was born in Alpena on Feb. 6, 1933. He served in the United States Army from 1953 until his honorable discharge in ...

Sarah Jaskolski

JASKOLSKI, Sarah, 34, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, as a result of an auto accident. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

DEBRA MAY DECELLE

Debra May DeCelle, 57, of Alpena passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer. Debra May Meredith was born Oct. 9, 1960, in Jackson, Mich., to Paul and Freida (Kunzelman) Meredith. On June 23, 1984, she married Alan ...

John McVeety

MCVEETY, John A., 72, of Alpena died suddenly Nov. 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Katharine; children, Benjamin (Suanne Hawkins), Meredith (Nick) Vogel, Janel (Chris) Branson, Sarah Morris; grandchildren Jack, Jayne, Gage, Melah, Maximus, Britney, Sydney; siblings, Mavis McVeety and ...

GRETCHEN ANN VALENTINE

Gretchen Ann Valentine died peacefully on Oct. 19, 2017, in her home at Glazier Commons, an assisted living facility in Chelsea, Mich. Gretchen’s remaining family includes her three daughters, Jill Russell and Julie Belhaj (Ann Arbor, Mich.) and Jennifer Russell (Plano, Texas), as well as ...

Debra DeCelle

DECELLE, Debra, 57, of Alpena died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced in a future edition of The News.

BRAYDYN MARIE BEVAN

Braydyn Marie Bevan, 10, of Spruce passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena. Braydyn was born Oct. 16, 2007, in Tawas City. She was a student at Pied Piper School. Braydyn enjoyed music and doing wheelies in her wheel chair. Surviving are her mother, Jamie ...

RALLAND F. MILLER

Ralland F. Miller age 92, of Presque Isle, passed away Oct. 30, 2017, at his hunting camp in Krakow Township. He was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Krakow Township to William and Martha (Fredrick) Miller. Ralland married Eugenia Lapczynski on Aug. 9, 1967, at St. Casimir Catholic Church. He retired ...

Jeffrey Wilkey

WILKEY, Jeffrey Louis, 66, of Alpena died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Teressa; two children, Bryanna (Collin) Beyer of Alpena, and Matthew (Erin) of Virginia; two step-children, Crystal Ramsey, Dustin (Kim) Wood both of ...

Braydyn Bevan

BEVAN, Braydyn Marie, 10, died Monday, Oct. 30, 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.

CONNIE JEAN KIRCHOFF

Connie Jean Kirchoff, 67, of Lachine passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at her home. Connie Montie was born on Feb. 17, 1950, in Alpena to the late Edward and Martha (Lockwood) Montie. On Feb. 14, 1970, she married Edward Kirchoff. Connie was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church-Alpena. ...

BETTY LORRAINE NOLAN

Mrs. Betty Lorraine Nolan, 81 of Lewiston, Mich., died peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Sept. 29, 2017. She was born on Jan. 18, 1936 in North Branch, Mich., to the late, Burley and Erma (North) Harmon. She married her husband, Paul Nolan, on Nov. 3, 1956, in North Branch and ...

JEROME A. CUSHMAN

Jerome "Jerry" A. Cushman, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Cartwright Hospice in Saginaw. Jerry was born in Alpena on June 16, 1943, to the late Edmond and Stella (Chalupniczak) Cushman. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Jerry was a lifetime ...