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Jean Marie Wilson Couillard
February 20, 2018 – 5:14 pm | Comments Off on Jean Marie Wilson Couillard
Jean Marie Wilson Couillard

Jean Marie Wilson Couillard, 65, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at her home.
Surviving are her four children, Christina Couillard, Ricky Couillard II, Michael Couillard, Scott Isaacson; 4 grandchildren; …

Carl Adolph Ziesman
February 19, 2018 – 5:33 pm | Comments Off on Carl Adolph Ziesman
Carl Adolph Ziesman

Carl Adolph Ziesman, 86, passed away February 19, 2018, at his home.
Carl was born June 30, 1931, in Sanborn Township to the late Adolf and Alvina (Kautz) Ziesman. He served in the …

Algene Audrey Gruschke
February 19, 2018 – 5:24 pm | Comments Off on Algene Audrey Gruschke
Algene Audrey Gruschke

Algene Audrey Gruschke, 82, of Alpena passed away Monday, February 19, 2018, at Sally’s Care Home.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition …

Nelda Esther Blevins
February 19, 2018 – 5:19 pm | Comments Off on Nelda Esther Blevins
Nelda Esther Blevins

Nelda Esther Blevins, 94, of Alpena passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018, at her home.
Surviving are her two sons, Theodore Blevins and Cameron Blevins.
Cremation has taken place by the Bannan Funeral …

Hillman Schools closed again Tuesday
February 19, 2018 – 2:00 pm | Comments Off on Hillman Schools closed again Tuesday
Hillman Schools closed again Tuesday

Hillman Schools will be closed again Tuesday, (February 20) due to student and staff illness.

Cecil Edward Wirgau
February 16, 2018 – 4:42 pm | Comments Off on Cecil Edward Wirgau
Cecil Edward Wirgau

Cecil Edward Wirgau, 56, of Alpena passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia; daughter, Teresa (Glenn) Kaminski; grandson, Elijah Kaminski; 10 siblings, …

Charles Douglas Attwell
February 15, 2018 – 5:05 pm | Comments Off on Charles Douglas Attwell
Charles Douglas Attwell

Charles “Chuck” Douglas Attwell, 90, died suddenly on Monday, February 12, 2018 at their winter home at Rice Creek RV Resort in Riverview, Florida.  He had played 18 holes of golf that morning …

Cecil Wirgau
February 15, 2018 – 5:03 pm | Comments Off on Cecil Wirgau
Cecil Wirgau

Cecil Wirgau, 56, of Alpena passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of …

Charles Douglas Attwell
February 14, 2018 – 4:48 pm | Comments Off on Charles Douglas Attwell
Charles Douglas Attwell

Charles Douglas Attwell, 90, died suddenly on Monday, February 12, 2018, in Riverview, Florida.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News.

Dr. Joanne Marie Root
February 14, 2018 – 4:48 pm | Comments Off on Dr. Joanne Marie Root

Joanne Marie Root, DO, FAAFP, FHM, 61, of Alpena passed away in the company of her family and friends on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, after a 9-month courageous fight with cancer. She …

Richard Arthur Bunton
February 12, 2018 – 5:29 pm | Comments Off on Richard Arthur Bunton
Richard Arthur Bunton

Richard Arthur Bunton, 77, of Alpena passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his home.
Richard was born March 18, 1940 in Rogers City to the late Arthur E. and Emogene (Larke) Bunton. …

Arlene Frances Williams
February 12, 2018 – 11:20 am | Comments Off on Arlene Frances Williams
Arlene Frances Williams

Arlene Frances Williams, 84, of Alpena passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Hillman’s Haven.

Arlene Frances Lee was born in Alpena on January 25, 1934 to the late Roy and Margaret …