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Patrick Christopher Melville Sr.
November 7, 2014 – 2:19 pm | Comments Off on Patrick Christopher Melville Sr.
Patrick Christopher Melville Sr.

MELVILLE, Patrick Christopher, Sr., 81, of Alpena, died in his sleep early Thursday, November 6, 2014.  He is now free from the body that had become his cage & tormenter.  He joins …

Charles Garden
November 7, 2014 – 2:15 pm | Comments Off on Charles Garden
Charles Garden

GARDEN, Charles, 73, of Alpena, formerly of Gladwin & Garden City, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Tendercare Alpena.
Charlie was born December 27, 1940 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada to William and Ada …

Loretta (Laurie) Elaine Lewandowski
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Loretta (Laurie) Elaine Lewandowski

Loretta (Laurie) Elaine Lewandowski, 77, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014, at Tendercare in Rogers City, Michigan.

Loretta Elaine Wozniak was born in Posen, Michigan on November 9, 1936, the thirteenth of fourteen children of …

Vern Robert Loveless
November 3, 2014 – 12:29 pm | Comments Off on Vern Robert Loveless
Vern Robert Loveless

Vern Robert Loveless, 67, of Atlanta passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
Surviving are his wife Dawn; step-son, Joshua; 2 brothers, Neil and Bruce.
A memorial dinner will take place …

Eugene J. “Gene” Pilarski
November 3, 2014 – 12:27 pm | Comments Off on Eugene J. “Gene” Pilarski
Eugene J. “Gene” Pilarski

Eugene J. “Gene” Pilarski age 80 of Rogers City formerly of Warren, passed away October 31, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.

He was born December 22, 1933 in Metz to John and Anna (Urban) Pilarski.

Gene served …

Blondine Gertrude Smolinski
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Blondine Gertrude Smolinski

Blondine Gertrude Smolinski, 76, of 2689 U.S. 23 South, Alpena, passed away at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

Blondine was born December 31, 1937 in Alpena to the late Stanley Walter …

Evelyn Habitz
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Evelyn Habitz

Evelyn Habitz, 94, of Alpena, passed away at Sunshine Gardens on Friday, October 31, 2014.
Evelyn was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 17, 1920 to the late Henry and Hilda (Hartman) Ortlip. On …

David Lloyd LaGraff
November 3, 2014 – 12:12 pm | Comments Off on David Lloyd LaGraff
David Lloyd LaGraff

David Lloyd LaGraff, 68, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 at McLaren Hospital in Flint.
David was born September 19, 1946 to the late Lloyd and Hazel (Hawley) LaGraff.
Surviving are 2 brother-in-laws, …

TILLI, Tonie G.
November 3, 2014 – 12:06 pm | Comments Off on TILLI, Tonie G.
TILLI, Tonie G.

TILLI, Tonie G., 94 of Lachine, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
Tonie was born March 21, 1920 in Wolsdorf, Germany. She moved to Wayne, MI as an adult where she …

David Chojnacki
October 15, 2014 – 12:57 pm | Comments Off on David Chojnacki
David Chojnacki

David Chojnacki, age 79, of Posen passed away October 14, 2014 at Evergreen AFC Home.
He was born October 20, 1934 to Anthony and Clara (Gorlewski) Chojnacki.
Friends may visit at St. Casimir Catholic Church on Monday, …

Samuel Boyer
October 15, 2014 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on Samuel Boyer
Samuel Boyer

BOYER, Samuel D. “Sam”, 70, of Alpena, died Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
Sam was born September 28, 1944 in Escanaba to the late Samuel P. and Mary (Srock) Boyer.  He …

Leila Roznowski
October 8, 2014 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off on Leila Roznowski
Leila Roznowski

Leila Roznowski, 81, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in Bradenton Florida.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of the Alpena News.