Laurie Ann Bandish, 62, of Onaway died Monday May 16, 2016 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey.
Surviving are three daughters, Megan Bandish (Jeff Evans) of Port Charlotte, Florida, Courtney Bandish (Tim Bryan) of Onaway and Rhonda (Zack) Palen-Galer of Onaway; five grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Gamble of Onaway; and three brothers, Mike (Maggie) Neil of Roseville, John Jr.… Read Full Story
Jay Blackmore, 76, of Presque Isle died Friday, May 13, 2016.
He is survived by his partner, Sally Dick; two daughters, Kelly Boykin of Pontiac, Sandy Rhyndress of Roseville; four grandchildren, Perry, Brandy, Cayla, Ashley; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place Saturday, May 28, at 4 p.m.… Read Full Story
John Darga, 55, of Rogers City passed away May 17, 2016 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He was born March 20, 1961 in Rogers City to Louis and Charlotte (Budnik) Darga.
Mr. Darga is survived by his wife, Paula; five children, John Darga Jr., Matthew Darga, Danielle Darga, Thomas (Autumn) Darga and Andrew Darga; two grandchildren, Hunter Lung and Elizabeth Darga; mother, Carol Darga; four siblings, Mike (Judy) Darga, Bob (Lori) Darga, Carleen (Karl) Merchant and Joe (Heather Sterly) Darga.… Read Full Story
Carol Lynn (Knapp) Faner, 66, passed away at home May 22, 2016.
She was born February 3, 1950 in Ann Arbor to Robert and Ruthann (James) Knapp.
Mrs. Faner is survived by her husband, Thomas of Ocqueoc; three children, Aimee (Chris) Seguin of Windsor, Ontario, Todd (Mattie) Faner of Grosse Pointe Woods and Kyle Faner of Marquette;
four grandchildren; and three siblings, Margaret Huffaker, Jim Knapp and Alice Gaujanian.… Read Full Story
Edward Partyka, 89, of Rogers City passed away May 19, 2016 following a short but courageous battle with cancer.
He was born April 25, 1927 in Rogers City to Stephen and Anna (Promo) Partyka.
Mr. Partyka is survived by two sons, Ken (Mandy) of 40-Mile Point and Chuck (Melinda) of Harbor Springs; three grandchildren; and
five great-grandchildren.… Read Full Story
Helen Plath, 86, of Petoskey formerly of Rogers City passed away peacefully at home May 24, 2016. She was born July 8, 1929 in Rogers City to George and Nora (Lound) Dagner.
Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when her celebration of life arrangements are finalized.… Read Full Story
Daryl Dean Domke, 59, of Grand Rapids passed away May 24, 2016 at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming.
He was born April 3, 1957 to Bennadict and Caroline (Artz) Domke.
Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when his funeral arrangements are finalized.… Read Full Story
John Walter Belusar of Alpena, formerly of Rogers City, went to his eternal reward in heaven on May 16, 2016, surrounded by his family.
John was born December 9, 1952 to Joseph and Evangeline Belusar of Rogers City.
John is survived by two brothers, Joseph (Nancy) of Sterling Heights and Mark of Rogers City; and four sisters, Rose (Art) Bronikowski of Posen, Barbara Johnson of Brevard, North Carolina, Paula (Craig) MacNeill of Alpena and Valerie (Tim) Peacock of Rogers City. … Read Full Story
Hildegarde H. Radka, 91, of Rogers City passed away May 14, 2016 in Alpena with her loving family by her side.
She was born September 28, 1924 in Belknap Township to Adolph and Theresa (Schalk) Brege.
Mrs. Radka is survived by her two daughters, Connie (Duane) Dembny and Marsha (David) Grulke both of Rogers City; daughter-in-law, Carol Radka of Rogers City; seven grandchildren, Debra (Todd) Buck of Kanab, Utah, Christopher (Bethany) Dembny of Newberry, Amy (Phil) Henry of Rogers City, Jenny (Art) Longoria of Rogers City, Kelly (David) Crull of Presque Isle, Lynn Radka of Haymarket, Virginia, and Paula (Tim) Idalski of Rogers City; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Magdelene Bey and Norma Wirgau both of Rogers City; and many nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story