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Donald Pynnonen, 88, died January 12, 2015. He was a longtime resident of Black Lake. A graveside memorial service will take place at the Waverly Cemetery, Onaway, at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11. A college scholarship fund has been established for graduating Onaway Area High School seniors.… Read Full Story
Mr. Paul A. Swett, 76, of Concord, passed away Wednesday June 24, 2015 after an extended illness. He was born May 13, 1939 in Michigan to the late Clifford Edgar Swett Sr. and Evelyn Domke Swett.
Survivors include his wife, Sherry Swett; sons, Brian Swett (Allyson) of Concord and Steve Swett (Peggy) of Belmont; a daughter, Sharlott Williams (Matthew) of Fayette, Georgia; two sisters, Kathleen Weir (Neil) of Onaway and Matha Guthrie (Dan) of Indian River; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.… Read Full Story
Justine Theresa Witucki, of White Lake, formerly of Posen, passed away peacefully June 26, 2015 at the age of 83. Wife of the late Stanley; dear mother of Robert (Barbara) Witucki, Diane (James) Yarch, Barbara (Mark) Boshaw and Doris (Jessie) Breece.… Read Full Story
Sarah A. Schwartz, 75, of Black Lake, died Monday June 29, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. The daughter of Raymond and Irene (Donovan) Byam, Sarah was born March 10, 1940 in Detroit. She married Norman E. Schwartz in Detroit February 23, 1968.… Read Full Story
Benjamin J. Kuznicki, 78, of Rogers Township passed away at home June 28, 2015.
He was born September 29, 1936 in Rogers City to Joseph and Blanche (Nowicki) Kuznicki.
Ben is survived by his wife, Judy McFalda; four children, Benjamin (Natalia) Kuznicki II of Jupiter, Florida, Anthony Kuznicki of Alpena, Randal (Margaret) Kuznicki of Canton and Brenda (Doug) Lee of Evansville, Minnesota; nine grandchildren, Alexandria, Benjamin III, Jessica, Jacquelyn, Autumn, Lucas, Andrew, Hugo and Vanessa; 11 siblings, Richard (Louise), Edmund (Joyce), Donald (Sally), Michael (Beverly), Francis (Karen), Dean (Sandy), Gerald, Robert (Veronica), Joan Zemblowski, Janice (Art) Rasche and Donna (Richard) Goupell; two sisters-in-law, Donna and Dawn; and his faithful K-9 companion, Frank.… Read Full Story
Elaina Madison is the new Miss Onaway using her grace and talent to earn the honors. She won the talent portion of the competition with a song from Tangled. She will earn a $1,250 scholarship upon completion of one year in college.… Read Full Story
Presque Isle County
June 1, 2015
The regular meeting of the Board of Road Commissioners for Presque Isle County was held at the Road Commission office at 657 South Bradley, Rogers City, Michigan. Chairman Ronald Bischer called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.… Read Full Story
Henrietta M. Burkart, 103, of Mendota, Illinois died June 14, 2015, in Heritage Health, Peru, Illinois. Mass of Christian burial was at 10 a.m. Saturday in Holy Cross Church, Mendota, with the Rev. Joel Phelps officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota.… Read Full Story