Alpena Obituaries

  • Mrs. Joan Delores Gibbs
    GIBBS, Joan Delores, 70, of Alpena, died Friday, March 7, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center. Joan DeCare was born July 24, 1943 in Pontiac, MI to Victor and Esther (Bahling) DeCare and spent the majority of her life in the Alpena area. She married Walter Gibbs, Jr. on April 15, 1977 in Alpena. A […]
  • Mr. Roy Benjamin LaCross
    Roy Benjamin LaCross, 95, of Alpena, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Tendercare Alpena. Roy was born May 12, 1918 in Alpena to Adelore and Isabelle (Heustiss) LaCross. He worked in the CCC in 1935 & 1936. Roy and his first wife, Betty, were married in 1940 and were blessed with four wonderful children. He […]
  • Jeanette Leavesley Buchner
    Jeanette Male Leavesley Buchner, 76, of Petoskey, formerly of Alpena died Monday, March 10, 2014 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. Jeanette was born December 26, 1937 in Alpena to the late James & Cecilia (Browdnski) Male. In May of 1957 she married Robert Leavesley. Even though the marriage ended, they produced four beautiful […]
  • Mrs. Martha Lorraine` Smalley
    Martha Lorraine Smalley, 85, of 1091 Wayne Road, passed away at home after an extended illness. She was born May 10, 1928 in Omer, MI to Alfred and Jeanette (DePeal) Craner. Martha was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and will be remembered for her dedication to her faith. She worked at Sally’s Care Home for a […]
  • Mrs. Lorraine Veronica Jakubiak
    Lorraine Veronica Jakubiak, 81, of Alpena, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at home. Lorraine was born on April 21, 1932 in Alpena to Floyd and Rose (Boyk) Keen and had been a life-long resident of the Alpena area. She married Raymond Jakubiak on October 31, 1964. They owned and operated the Kentucky Motor Lodge among […]
  • Mrs. Gladys Marie LaVigne
    Gladys Marie LaVigne, 86, of Alpena, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Tendercare Green View. Gladys was born June 2, 1927 in Alpena to the late Ben & Yvonne (Fortin) Stafford and has been a life-long resident of the Alpena area. She married Henry LaVigne on October 4, 1947. He preceded her in death on […]
  • Mr. Arleigh “Dutch” Ralph Smith
    Arleigh “Dutch” Ralph Smith, 87, of Alpena, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at home. Arleigh was born July 15, 1926 in Wilson Township to Henry and Alice (Irwin) Smith and had been a life-long resident of the Alpena area. He married Janet Leeck on October 13, 1949 in Alpena. Dutch was retired from Baker Enterprises […]
  • Gerald (Jerry) Lamb
    Gerald (Jerry) Lamb of Ossineke, passed away March 24, 2014 after a long illness. Born on Sept. 2, 1937 to Stanley and Lydia Lamb, he married Maggie Knisely on Aug. 6, 1983 and she survives. He is also survived by sons Colin (Heathyr) of Ocala, FL; Geoffrey (Tiffany) of Pontiac, MI; Christopher (Nancy) of Atlanta, […]
  • Gerald Sloan
    Gerald Sloan
    Gerald Sloan, 83, of Alpena, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at home. Gerald was born July 7, 1930 to James and Louise Sloan (Arndt) in Bay City. He joined the Air Force after school and went on to make a career of it achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant as well as Major. Gerald was […]