John C. Dreffs, 94, of Onaway, died Friday, April 10, 2015 in Tawas. The son of Vincent and Rose (Tomaszewski) Dreffs, John was born May 6, 1920 in Gaylord.
Surviving John is his son, Donald (Peggy) Dreffs of Ypsilanti; daughters, Rita (Armando) Villanouvea of Allen Park and Regina (Richard) Kibat of Greenbush; as well as seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.… Read Full Story
Warren G. Gleason, 78, of Rogers City passed away Tuesday April 7, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.
The son of Grant and Mabel Gleason, was born January 28, 1937 in Gulf Port, Mississippi.
Surviving are his wife Vonnie; a son Patrick (Cindy) of Bangor, Maine; two daughters, Jennifer (Tom) Nielsen of Oregon, and Lisa Gleason of Rogers City; three grandsons, Grant Gleason, Warren Nielsen and Justin Gleason; and a granddaughter, Sophia Nielsen.… Read Full Story
David J. Sherman, 71, of Millersburg, died at his home Thursday, April 9, 2015. The son of Benjamin P. and Catherine (Easton) Sherman, David was born September 25, 1943 in Pontiac.
Surviving David is his wife, Mary Lee of Millersburg; sons, David (Jennifer) of Texas and Richard of Lake Orion; a daughter, Lisa (Shane) Ivey of Lake Orion; and stepson, Barry Wiley of Royal Oak.… Read Full Story
Rena Pearl Kidman, 86, most recently of Toledo, Ohio joined her Lord and Savior in Glory April 11, 2015.
Her home-going celebration was Tuesday, April 14, at Urbanski Funeral Home, 5055 Secor Road, Toledo with the Rev. Jemiamah Musyoka officiating. Friends gathered April 13 also at Urbanski’s.… Read Full Story
Elvin John Gorlewski age 80 of Rogers City passed away April 10, 2015 at Rogers City Tendercare.
He was born September 14, 1934 in Metz to Stanley and Bridgitt (Hincka) Gorlewski.
Mr. Gorlewski is survived by his wife, Marjorie; two stepchildren, Denise (Jim) Campbell of Columbiaville and Tim (Kathy) Lamb of Rogers City; six step-grandchildren, Byron (Rhonda) Campbell, Melissa Campbell, Jordan Campbell, Tyler Campbell, Greg (Katie) Lamb and Karen Lamb; seven step-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Julian (Mayvine) Gorlewski, Clem (Eleanor) Gorlewski and Larry (Connie) Henski.… Read Full Story
Hilda Rose Bauer, 99, of Rogers City passed away January 31, 2015 at Golden Beach Manor. She was born July 28, 1915 in Pontiac to Charles and Eleanor (Suppus) Young. Hilda graduated from Pontiac High School in 1935.
On June 2, 1936 she married Lee Bauer in Auburn Heights.… Read Full Story
Mary Ann Billings, 74, of Moltke Township passed away April 10, 2015 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
She was born August 26, 1940 in Hamtramck to Frank and Hellen (Ciarkowski) Bitmas. Mary is survived by her husband, Marlow; and a sister-in-law, Marilyn (Mark) Eisbrenner.… Read Full Story
Jerry R. Armstrong, 71, of Onaway, formerly of Waterford, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at McLaren-Northern Michigan in Petoskey. A resident of Onaway since 1995, moving from Waterford, Jerry was born March 6, 1944 in Lake Orion, the son of Clarence and Ida (Themm) Armstrong.… Read Full Story