Herbert F. Specht, 76, of Alpena, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Alpena Regional Medical Center. Born May 22, 1937, to Frederick and Mary (Sayon) Specht in Harrisville, he was raised there. A graduate of Harrisville High School, Herb worked for Fletcher Paper Company until retiring in 1991. He enjoyed tinkering on old cars and vehicles. He is survived by two daughters, Deborah Cabadas of Clarkston, and Pamela (John) Glud of Plymouth, four grandchildren, Emily Cabadas, and Nicholas, Kaytlyn, and Allison Glud, his dear friend, Mary Karsen, one sister, Barb (Carl) Moore of Saginaw, and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Howard Specht. Mr. Specht is at Gillies Funeral Home, Lincoln, where friends may call on Friday, November 22, from 11:00 AM until the funeral service at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in Mikado Cemetery. Memorial donations suggested to Hospice of Michigan, or to the donor’s choice.
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