"There are no words to describe how sad we are to hear this news. We were so blessed to have had this gentle, loving man in our lives. The Lord couldn't have picked a better man to shepherd so many children over the years.
Al will live forever in our hearts.
The King Family"
"We are so sad to learn of Al's passing. Your family was such a wonderful part of our lives and we are so blessed that Elizabeth & Sarah had all of you to look up to as role models in the time they spent as part of your family. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
Bill, Brenda, Elizabeth & Sarah Lippens"
"So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Mr. Attiama was always so funny when we were growing up in the neighborhood. Lots of laughs I will remember. Wish I could be there to get my respects but will be thinking of the family."
"We are so sorry to hear of Al's passing. He was a kind and gentle man who set such a positive example of devotion to family and community. Our hearts are with you all. "
-Carol and Karen Kendrick
"So very sorry. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. "
"Al's walking routine through Escanaba with his wife was a great inspiration, and his friendliness and joy were a blessing to many. I will surely miss him."