CASPIAN - Alan Jon Aldegarie
, 55 , of Santa Barbara , Calif. , formerly of Caspian , died unexpectedly on Saturday , Aug. 11 , 2001 , in Santa Barbara.He
was born Aug. 19 , 1945 , in Stambaugh , son of Zara and the late Santo Aldegarie.He grew up in Caspian and graduated from the Stambaugh High School in 1963
.While in high school , he
was part of the 1963 All Conference Menominee Range 1st Basketball Team and was named all-conference U.P. Player of the Year.He
entered the U.S. Air Force
in 1963 and served until his
honorable discharge in 1971 as a staff sergeant.He moved to Goleta , Calif. , where he was employed as the chief of maintenance at the Dos Pueblo Ranch until 1992
.He then became the head of security at the Radisson Hotel in Santa Barbara until his retirement earlier this year
was preceded in death by his
father , Santo Aldegarie in September 1979.He
is survived by a son , Alan Jon Aldegarie Jr.
of Los Angeles , Calif. ; his
mother , Zara Aldegarie of Caspian ; two sisters , Louise Boele of Caspian and Joanne Aldegarie of Green Bay , Wis. ; two brothers , Joe Aldegarie of Missoula , Mont. and Paul Aldegarie of Iron River ; and 24 nieces and nephews.Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Stambaugh Cemetery.Rev. Fr. Otto Sartorelli will officiate.Members of the West Side Veterans Council
will accord graveside military rites.Immediately following the services , a memorial luncheon will be held at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Caspian.