LAMARRE, Francis, 89, of Alpena, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille; five children, Judy (Charlie) Geer of Howell, Bill (Elaine) of Alpena, Suzii (Ed) LaCross of Ann Arbor, John of Auburn, and Tom of Alpena; six granddaughters, Lisa, Katie, Lauren, Amy, Kristin, and Heather; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home in Alpena from 2-8 p.m. with full military honors accorded by the VFW Post 2496 and the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center at 6 p.m. The Knights of Columbus Honor Guard will stand guard from 6-8 p.m. with a joint parish and K of C service beginning at 7 p.m. followed by a third degree presentation of masses and fourth degree chalice presentation. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena from 10 a.m. until the funeral mass at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Kendziorski officiating.