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Charles Rouleau

February 18, 1925 — February 9, 2021

Charles Rouleau

Charles Louis Rouleau, 95, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his daughter’s home.

Charles Louis Rouleau, born February 18, 1925 in Alpena to the late Adelore and Lillian (Gamache) Rouleau. On February 10, 1945, he married Lorlea Ellen Sheldon. She preceded him in death on February 9, 2017.  He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, its ushers club, and the Knights of Columbus. Charles enjoyed square dancing and Bingo with Lorlea and spending time in his workshop at home.

Surviving are his seven children, Diane (David) Kiefer, Michael (Alice) Rouleau, Wendy (Bill) Barnard, Greg (Susan) Rouleau, Lori (Fran) Vorachek, Kim Rouleau, Bruce (Pam) Rouleau; 23 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Vicki Rouleau, Beverly Rouleau; son-in-law, Gary (Lori) Gagnon; James (Lorlee) Rouleau, Joseph Rouleau, William (Dorothy) Rouleau, Carol Lutes; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Rouleau was preceded in death by his two sons, Gary Rouleau, Dean Rouleau; daughter, Lynette Gagnon; grandson, Lee James; brother, Donald; sisters, Lucille McCrandall, Evelyn Mousseau, Phyllis Mortimer, Donna Rouleau and Theresa Rouleau.

Visitation will take place Friday at Bannan Funeral Home from 2 until the time of the private prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday at St. Anne Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Muszkiewicz officiating.  For those unable to attend both the prayer service and Mass will be livestreamed at

Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials:  Hospice of Michigan

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