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  • Alpena is also known as: Alpena County / Alpena city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Garret Schuelke (painter and photographer), Michael Bailey Smith (actor), Matthew Gillard (politician), Kevin Young (baseball player), Andy Neumann (paramedic and firefighter), Blaise Ilsley (baseball player), and Dan Rohn (baseball player).

History

Despite its small population, it is by far the largest city in the sparsely populated Northeast Michigan (lower peninsula) area, serving as its commercial and cultural hub. The Alpena Regional Medical Center is a federally designated rural regional medical referral center, and is the largest employer in the city. The region, known as the "Sunrise Side" from its location on the east shoreline of Michigan, was first a site of commercial fishing activity and is still home to extensive commercial fishing activities. Later the region, like much of Michigan, was shaped by the logging era of the 1800s. Today, Alpena is known for its limestone quarry, one of the largest in the world, owned and operated by the Lafarge corporation and is a major cement manufacturer and...

The official website for the city of Alpena is http://www.alpena.mi.us/.

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Alpena Obituaries

It was reported by The Daily Herald on February 12th, 2016 that John Allan "Jack" Decaire died in Wildwood, Illinois.  Decaire was 86 years old and was born in Alpena, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor John Allan "Jack"'s life.

It was revealed by Canton Observer on December 31st, 2015 that C Marcella Fuelling (Brown) perished in Alpena, Michigan.  Ms. Fuelling was 94 years old and was born in Vincennes, IN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor C Marcella's life.

It was disclosed by Peoria Journal Star on September 23rd, 2015 that Edwin Arnold "Ted" Spragg passed on in East Peoria, Illinois.  Spragg was 68 years old and was born in Alpena, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Edwin Arnold "Ted"'s life.

It was disclosed by Flint Journal on January 28th, 2015 that Hazel Mae Brown (Harty) died in Alpena, Michigan.  Ms. Brown was 86 years old and was born in Bloomfield, MO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Hazel Mae's life.

It was noted by San Diego Union-Tribune on January 18th, 2015 that Jeffrey Koss passed on in Oceanside, California.  Koss was 57 years old and was born in Alpena, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jeffrey's life.

It was revealed by Arkansas Democrat/Gazette on January 7th, 2015 that Richard Allen Dr "Rick" Sexton passed away in Jacksonville, Arkansas.  Sexton was 45 years old and was born in Alpena, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Richard Allen Dr "Rick"'s life.

It was revealed by Flint Journal on November 8th, 2014 that Benecict F "Ben" Moliterno passed away in Alpena, Michigan.  Moliterno was 94 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Benecict F "Ben"'s life.

It was noted by Flint Journal on August 22nd, 2014 that Lynnwood L Stockton passed away in Alpena, Michigan.  Stockton was 70 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lynnwood L's life.

It was written by Flint Journal on July 23rd, 2014 that Kathleen Marie "Katie" Hitchcock (?) passed on in Alpena, Michigan.  Ms. Hitchcock was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kathleen Marie "Katie"'s life.

It was noted by Flint Journal on June 23rd, 2014 that Roy Craglow passed on in Alpena, Michigan.  Craglow was 69 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Roy's life.

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Bannan Funeral Home Incorporated
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Holy Cross Cemetery
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Catherine Fishbeck
Catherine is survived by her three sons, Winton (Lorrie) Fishbeck, of Alpena, Richard Fishbeck ... at 2 p.m., at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, 305 Sixth Street, Traverse City, MI. Please share thoughts and memories with the family at Catherine's online ...
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David W. Villeneuve
Sherry McKay of Alpena; and three brothers, Paul Villeneuve, John Villeneuve, both of Michigan and Joseph Villeneuve of Florida, 12 nieces and nephews and seven great-nieces and great-nephews. Visitation is at McWilliams Funeral Home - Alpena, where ...
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Phyllis M. Smigelski
SMIGELSKI, Phyllis Mary, 64, of Alpena, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at St. Mary's of Michigan Hospital in Saginaw ... She is at the Bannan Funeral Home where friends may call on Thursday 6-8 p.m., Friday 2-8 p.m. with a parish prayer service at 7 p.m ...
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