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Leland (43-12-4) got more than it wanted out of its match with Onaway (35-17-5) in the state Class D semifinals. Coming into the semifinal match in Battle Creek Friday afternoon, the Comets had not lost a set in the post-season tournament.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
Ashley LaLonde of Onaway is having a pretty nice fall. Last month, she was named Onaway High School’s fall homecoming queen.
However, the last week has been nothing short of an amazing ride for the young lady.… Read Full Story
James Otis Campbell, 76, of Millersburg passed away November 17, 2014 at home. He was born March 30, 1938 in West Plains, Missouri to Otis and Vera (Cochran) Campbell.
Jim is survived by two daughters, Betty Ann (Frank) Van Slyke of Silver Springs, Florida and Janice Marie (Jay) DeMeo of Santa Rosa, California; two granddaughters; two grandsons; two great-granddaughters; and a daughter-in-law, Debbie Campbell.… Read Full Story
Leona Ida Rasche, 98, of Hawks passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.
Mrs. Rasche is survived by two grandsons, Eugene (Barb) Rasche and Roger Rasche; four great-grandchildren, Ranger, Karl, Katie and Kayla; four great-great-grandchildren, Natalie, Roy, Joalicia and Keighlee of Tucson, Arizona; two brothers, Marvin (Ruth) Fleming and Arnold (Verg) Fleming; sister-in-law, Irene Fleming; and many nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
Greg Olsen, 63, formerly of East Grand Lake, Presque Isle, passed away Sunday, November 9, at Henry Ford Hospital, after a valiant and long battle with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; stepdaughter, Karen; and granddaughters, Amanda and Alyssa; daughter, Kym; his father, Tom; two sisters, Cyndi and Kathy; and many extended family members.… Read Full Story
Elizabeth A. “Betty” Zimmer, 74, of Rogers City died November 18, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.
She was born October 16, 1940 in Rogers City to Anthony and Marjorie (Greka) Kowalski.
Betty is survived by three children, Andrea (Matt) Mosley, Lynn (Dave) Altman and Robert Wojtaszek; five grandchildren, Luke, Grace, Hannah, Brian (Kelly) and Samantha; a great-grandson, Cameron; and a brother, Butch (Candace) Kowalski.… Read Full Story
Edwin “Ed” John Przybyla, 87, of Rogers City passed away November 12, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare. He was born March 2, 1927 in Posen to Anthony Joseph and Anna (Romel) Przybyla Sr.
Ed is survived by six children, Rose Przybyla of Rogers City, Melissa Przybyla of Rogers City, Brenda (Malcolm) Lamp of Rogers City, Michael (Karen) Kowalski of Rogers City, Mary (Paul) Knudsen of Beulah and Patricia (Pat) Schaub of Interlochen; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven siblings, Rita Rotta, Laurie (Bob) Ross, Dennis (Janet) Przybyla, Brother Julian Przybyla, Anthony (Mary) Przybyla Jr., Anne Przybyla and Jimmy (Carol) Przybyla.… Read Full Story
Gordon Erwin Flemming, 76, of Rogers City passed away November 16, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.
He was born June 22, 1938 in Rogers City to Erwin and Minnie (Grambau) Fleming.
Mr. Flemming is survived by three children, Tammy Honeysette of Indian River, Dennis (Kim) Flemming of Carp Lake and Lisa (Mike) Noffze of Hawks; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five siblings, Diane McPhall of Traverse City, and Delores Zampich, Roger Fleming, Rodney (Betsy) Fleming and Harry (Eleanor) Fleming, all of Rogers City.… Read Full Story
Jane Kay Brown (Curtis), 56, passed away in her home November 6, 2014.
She is survived by her loving husband Larry M. Brown of Grand Rapids; mother, Dolena Curtis of Ocqueoc; sisters, Ann Karsten of Rogers City, Nancy (Ken) Hopp of Ocqueoc and Karen Curtis of Pinconning; a brother, Kenneth Curtis of Ocqueoc; a sister-in-law, Barbara Dykstra of Kent City a brother-in-law, Don (Valerie) Brown of Grandville; stepchildren, Lisa Brown (Ed Stormzand) of Lowell, Danette (Brian) Wells of Northport, Darren (Kim) Brown of Saranac; and a small army of nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
Caleb Michael Gabrysiak, 16, of Onaway passed away November 14, 2014 at home.
He was born September 30, 1998 in Cheboygan.
Caleb was a sophomore at Onaway High School where he wrestled and played football. He enjoyed working in the woods with his chain saw and hunting.… Read Full Story