Terry Lee DeWyre, 65, of Midland, went to be with the Lord Saturday, February 21, 2015, while in Fort Myers, Florida. He was born in Alpena, February 14, 1950. He graduated from Rogers City High School in 1968 and then went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University. … Read Full Story
Katherine “Kathy” M. Whitaker, 62, of Port Huron, passed away January 31, 2015 at home after a long illness.
She was born August 4, 1952 in Rogers City to Marge and Ralph Erickson.
Kathy married Donald “Harold” Whitaker May 24, 1974 in Port Huron.… Read Full Story
John R. Mehmet Sr., 86, of Cheboygan, died at his son’s home in Petoskey Tuesday, February 10, 2015.
Surviving are John’s son, John R. (Jan) Mehmet Jr.; two sisters, Barbara Clark of Harper Woods and Betty Rose of Aylett, Virginia; and a brother, Henry (Carol) Mehmet of Fredricksburg, Virginia.… Read Full Story
Cody Clarence Kelly, 20, of Hampton, Virginia was killed January 31, 2015 in Newport News, Virginia of an accidental shooting. Cody was born April 16, 1994 to Annette (James) Cherrette of Rogers City and the late Michael E. Lewis. He is survived by his mother Annette; sisters, Shawna Patterson, Nancy Palmer, Raye Farley and Samantha Kelly; a niece; six nephews; grandparents, Althea Luebke, Helen (Carlyle) Richeson, and Thomasine Lewis; and a great-grandmother Emily Brege.… Read Full Story
Alphonse “Al” E. Gapczynski, 83, of Rogers City passed away February 13, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw.
He was born February 2, 1932 in Rogers City to Cash and Jennie (Styma) Gapczynski.
Mr. Gapczynski is survived by his brother, Joseph of Rogers City; two nephews, Gregory (Cathy) of Columbia, South Carolina and Jeffrey (Christine) of Clinton Township; a niece, Ann Putnam of Keller, Texas; six great-nieces-and-nephews, Jason (Selina), Aaron, Lacy (Jim) Otteman, Jill (Mark) Nelson, Andrew Putnam and Jenny Putnam; five great-great-nieces-and-nephews, Taylor, Jaymes, Lauren, and Leo Otteman and Tyler Nelson.… Read Full Story
Mary “Inez” Hubbard, 90, of Onaway, formerly of Howell, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Tendercare Health Center in Rogers City. The daughter of William and Esther Mae (Merrihew) Sharp, Inez was born in Howell October 6, 1924. She married Lon Hubbard May 27, 1967.… Read Full Story
James (Jim) Bellmore passed away in Lyons, Georgia February 2, 2015.
Jim was born in Rogers City September 9, 1934 to Charles and Clara (Siecinski) Bellmore.
Surviving are his sisters, Blanche (Norman) Buczkowski of Rogers City and Pat (Norvel) Koss of Posen; a brother, Tony (Beverly) Bellmore of Newfield, New Jersey.… Read Full Story
Althea T. Granholm, 100, of Millersburg, passed away peacefully at home February 9, 2015.
She was born July 5, 1914 in Case Township to Martin and Barbara (Devitt) Trafelet.
Mrs. Granholm is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Don) Dewey of Alma and Patricia (John) Schwabacher of Charlotte, North Carolina; three granddaughters, Patti (Arlen) Lesatz, Peggy (Robert) Yates and Krista (Chris) Morris; six great-grandsons, Michael, Jacob, Cody, Colton, Corben and Corey; and three great-granddaughters, Holly, Sara Grace and Ellie.… Read Full Story
The Rev. Jeffrey Kurt Londgren passed from this life into the presence of his Savior Jesus February 2, 2015, at the age of 59 in Charlevoix.
Pastor Londgren was born July 29, 1955, in Marshall, Minnesota where he also grew up and attended school.… Read Full Story
Wayne John Morgan, 66, of Belknap Township died peacefully at home on February 7, 2015.
He was born September 25, 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio to Rae and Violet (Kowalski) Morgan.
Mr. Morgan is survived by his wife, Fran; six children, Connie Kulik, Wayne Jr.… Read Full Story