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HAAG, MABEL M.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, July 28, 1999
Edmore - Mable M. HAAG, 80, of Six Lakes, passed away Wednesday at Kelsey Memorial Hospital, Lakeview. She was born Sept. 1, 1918, in Flint, the daughter of Oscar and Bessie KELLAR RUD. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, on Dec. 23, 1991; a son, Daniel in January 1982; four sisters, Evelyn MC CLUSKY, Tina GUILD, Alice SCHWALL, Nellie JACKSON; two brothers, Blair and Ralph RUD. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and William HULINGS of Six Lakes; one grandson, Daniel; sister-in-law, Bill and Dorothy STOFFS of Breckenridge, Helen HAAG of Edmore, Edith KNIGHT of Lansing, Alverta HAAG of Breckenridge, Dorothy RUD of St. Clair Shores, Hubert and Harriet HAAG of Potterville. Services for Mrs. HAAG will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Stebbins-McCullough Chapel, Edmore, with Pastor Larry Brown officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment will be in Chapel Gardens, Elwell.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HADRICH, CARL E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, February 18, 1999
Howard City - Carl E. HADRICH, 94, Pierson, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, at United Memorial Hospital, Greenville. He was born Sept. 2, 1904, in Croswell, the son of Frank and Augusta HOFFMANN HADRICH. Carl was a lifelong farmer and during his younger years, he was an avid horse puller. He is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Mildred and Jim RATHBUN of Grand Rapids; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Otto HADRICH of Grand Rapids; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Marie, in 1997, one son, Edward, in 1979, and one daughter, Margaret, in 1981. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Germain-Mohnke Funeral Home, Howard City, with Pastor Kurt Peterson officiating. Burial will be in Trufant Cemetery. Memorial contributions to St. Thomas Lutheran Church may be left at the funeral home where friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday prior to services.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HALL, BLANCHE B.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, December 10, 1999
Greenville - Blanche B. HALL, 85, of Comstock Park, formerly of Greenville, passed away early Wednesday morning, Dec. 8, 1999, at Spectrum Health Downtown Campus, Grand Rapids. The daughter of Alfred and Ida PETERMAN JOHNSTON she was born Sept 17, 1914, in Lucas County, Ohio. For many years she owned and operated her own floral shop, Sylvia's Greenhouse, in Greenville. She had also been a member of the Cleveland-Wolverton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Ladies Auxiliary, in Greenville. On April 21, 1932, in Greenville, she married Cleo A. Hall, who preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1982. She also was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Cora JOHNSTON MC ELWAIN; one brother, Arthur JOHNSTON; three stepbrothers, Roy, Frank and Clarence JOHNSTON; and four grandchildren, Steve, Mike, Dick and Robbin GUNDERSON. Surviving are four daughters and three sons-in-law, Debbie HALL of Comstock Park, Diane and Cecil MOFFATT of Greenville, Jeanette and Orval COOPER of Evart, Sylvia and Norman RYDAHL of Greenville; one son, Randy HALL of Comstock Park; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Rev. Jerry Jones, pastor of First Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in East Montcalm Cemetery. Envelopes for memorial contributions are available at the funeral home, where the family will receive relatives and friends today from 6 to 8 p.m.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HALL, RITCHIE A.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, December 6, 1999
Edmore - Ritchie A. HALL, 56, of Edmore, passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, after a short illness. Mr. HALL was born in Port Huron, the son of the late Victor A. HALL and Dorothy FRANKLIN. Mr. HALL served his country as a radio man, flying on recon. missions from Adack Naval Base, Alaska, during the Vietnam Conflict. Always an avid sports fan, he coached junior and senior baseball for the Port Huron Athletic Club. Mr. HALL was an employee of the city of Detroit for many years. He would spend most of his free time visiting his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William LUSCHER of Edmore and enjoying the beauty and serenity of the area. In 1997, he moved to Edmore and was employed by Frigidaire of Greenville. He will be sadly missed in this area by all of his many new friends and acquaintances, especially his dear friend Loralee MAGERS. Ritchie will always be remembered by his co-workers for his daily exclamation upon arriving to work "Good Morning, Frigidaire!" He is survived by his two sons, Christian and Micah HALL of Port Huron, five sisters and one brother. Cremation has taken place and interment will be Dec. 12 in Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HALLOCK, DOROTHY R.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, February 2, 1999
Greenville - Dorothy R. HALLOCK, 84, Stanton, formerly of Florida, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Metron of Greenville. She was born June 26, 1914, in Stanton, the daughter of Timothy and Lena SAVAGE HALLOCK. She lived in Florida for more than 40 years and was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Orlando, Fla. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Herman, Glenn, Leon, Leonard and Russell HALLOCK; two sisters, Vesta GARDNER and Bertha HALLOCK. She is survived by two sisters and one brother-in-law, Vivian and Gordon HANSEN of Stanton, Alta JENNINGS of Lansing; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Leverne and Bessie HALLOCK of Edmore, Kenneth and Tina HALLOCK of Stanton; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Frost Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Stanton, with Pastor Paul Yeoman officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Sheridan. Visitation with the family will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Frost Seventh-Day Adventist Church or the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were provided by Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HALLOCK, RUTH E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, January 4, 1999
Sheridan - Ruth E. HALLOCK, 81, 320 E. Oak St., Greenville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999, at her home. She was born March 16, 1917, in Sheridan, to John LARSEN and Hazel BUSH LARSEN. She married Stanley M. HALLOCK, on April 6, 1940, in Sheridan. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Marlys HALLOCK of Greenville; four grandchildren, Leann and Daniel WILDER of Greenville, Lynette and William ARONS of Eugene, Ore., Thomas G. and Beth HALLOCK of Greenville, Ty E. and Jennifer HALLOCK of Buffalo Grove, Ill.; six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley M. HALLOCK on July 20, 1981. She was a longtime resident of Stanton and was a member of St. Bernadette of Lourdes Catholic Church of Stanton and also a member of the VFW Post 5065 Ladies Auxiliary of Sheridan. At the request of the family, there will be no visitation. In accordance with Mrs. HALLOCK'S wishes, cremation has already taken place. Memorial services are Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Stebbins & Simpson Funeral Home, Sheridan. Interment will be in the Sheridan Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post 5065 Ladies Auxiliary of Sheridan.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HAMMAN, AUDREY M.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, July 2, 1999
Greenville - Audrey M. HAMMAN, 71, Greenville, formerly of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 1999, at her home. She was born March 7, 1928, in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of Robert C. and Marie TE KAMP FLYNN. Audrey was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church and its Altar Society, Greenville Senior Center, Church Women United and Habitat for Humanity. She is survived by her children, Chris and Mary HAMMAN, Greg and Deb HAMMAN, Alex and Missy HAMMAN, Cathy and Mark VAN HOOSE, all of Greenville, Doug and Mary HAMMAN of Ontario, Ore., Anne and Jack SIMMONS of Gowen; her sister, Lorna COLSON of Concord, N.C.; her 16 grandchildren, Anna, Aaron, Luke, Micah, Jesse, Rebekah, Jason, Angie, Kristen, and John HAMMAN, Terha and husband Brett DE BOER, Jake, Mike and Jenny SIMMONS, Ben and Lisa VAN HOOSE; and by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John on Nov. 3, 1982. The funeral Mass will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church, Greenville, with the Rev. Fred Brucker presiding. Burial will be in St. Charles Catholic Cemetery. Members of the family will meet with friends today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville, with a wake service at 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made in Audrey's name to Hospice of Michigan, St. Charles School Educational Trust Fund or Greenville Senior Center. Arrangements are by the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HAMMEL, RUTH ELIZABETH

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, June 30, 1999
Edmore - Ruth Elizabeth HAMMEL, 85, Edmore, passed away Saturday, June 26, 1999, at Pinewood Nursing Home, Olivet. She was born April 22, 1914, in Six Lakes to Willard and Mable MC DONALD DAVIS. She was preceded in death by two husbands, James Dowe CURTIS and Newell HAMMEL. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, John and Norma CURTIS of Charlotte; a brother and sister-in-law, Marion and Genieve DAVIS of Florida; a sister, Beatrice DAVIS of California; and two grandchildren. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Friday at Vinewood Cemetery, Edmore, with Pastor Connie Bongard officiating. Arrangements are by Stebbins-McCullough Chapel, Edmore.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HANCOCK, RUTH C.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, January 29, 1999
Sheridan - Ruth C. HANCOCK, 81, of Stanton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Laurels of Fulton Nursing Home. She was born Oct. 15, 1917, in Cincinnati to Frank and Louisa MASSRUM MAESS. Mrs. HANCOCK, formerly of Detroit, has been a resident of the Stanton area since 1973. She is survived by two daughters, Evelyn J. HARRIMAN of Grand Rapids, Debra HARRIMAN of Sidney; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Lori MAESS of Greenville; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. HANCOCK on Dec. 26, 1973. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Stebbins & Simpson Funeral Home, Sheridan, with the Rev. Kenneth Harger, of the Shiloh Community Church, officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment is in the Sheridan Cemetery.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HANCOCK-CRAIG, GLENNA R.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, January 4, 1999
Sheridan - Glenna R. HANCOCK-CRAIG, 79, 1551 Franklin St., Grand Rapids, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 1999, at Clark Retirement Community, Grand Rapids. She was born Dec. 14, 1919, in Detroit, to Raymond and Gertrude LETSON LEGGETT. She married Luther W. CRAIG on Dec. 6, 1980, in Sheridan. She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Arthur GALA of Garden City, Trudy and Kenneth GREEN of Sand Creek, Mary and Tom EILAR of Lake City, Jean and Rod SPRINGSTEEN of Sheridan; one son and daughter-in-law, James and Marilyn HANCOCK of Sheridan; three stepsons, Gary and Ann CRAIG of Alaska, Donn and Laura CRAIG of Battle Creek, Doug CRAIG of Clinton Township; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Jean CLUSTER of Traverse City, Lois and Ben TRELOAR of Lake Wales, Gla.; one brother and sister-in-law, Orval and Charlotte LEGGETT of Farmington; 23 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James H. HANCOCK, in 1961; one grandson, James SPRINGSTEEN in 1997; her second husband, Luther W. CRAIG on Dec. 26. She was a resident of Grand Rapids since 1996, formerly of Sheridan and Florida. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today at Stebbins & Simpson Funeral Home, Sheridan, with the Rev. Bill Belko officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association of Michigan.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HANSEL, PATRICIA ANN

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Saturday, October 9, 1999
Edmore - Patricia Ann HANSEL, 56, of Vestaburg, passed away Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at her home. She was born June 22, 1943, in Gratiot County, to Karl and Lois BEST ST. PETER. She was a member of the RN BSN CNOR and president of the Saginaw chapter of A.O.R.N. She also was employed by St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw for 11 years and Gratiot Community Hospital for 10 years. She was preceded in death by her father, Karl ST. PETER. She is survived by her husband, James M. HANSEL, whom she married on Jan. 15, 1969, in East Lansing; a daughter, Karen J. HANSEL of Grand Rapids; her mother, Lois ST. PETER of Vestaburg; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Lynwood and Donna ST. PETER of Crystal, Michael P. and Linda ST. PETER of Auburn; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Yvonne Kay and Audley PIERCE of Cedar Lake, Janet M. and Paul PITLICK of Palo Alto, Calif., Pamela S. and Jim ALLEN of Alliance, Neb. Services will be held Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, at 2 p.m. at the Stebbins-McCullough Chapel, Edmore, with Pastor Paul Yeoman officiating. Interment will be at Richland Township Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Patricia Ann Hansel Scholarship Fund at Saginaw Valley State University for excellence in nursing. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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Hansen, Ada Zimmerman

Source: STANTON CLIPPER, May 19, 1939

Ada Zimmerman Hansen was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Zimmerman and was born February 18, 1896 in Ionia. She was married to Henry Hansen December 20, 1914.

To this union fifteen children were born; one departed with her at birth May 14, 1939 at Edmore hospital.

Funeral services were Tuesday from the McBride church.

She leaves to mourn a husband, Henry, and fourteen children: Mrs. Dale Beardslee, Alvin, David, Esther, Betty, Ferdinand, Laurence, Martha, LeRoy, Sherman, Mary, Janice, Larry and Gordon Hansen, father and mother Mr. and Mrs. Howard Zimmerman, 3 sisters Mrs. Vern Smith, Mrs. Lawrence Witzel, Mrs. Derritt Hale, 2 brothers Earl and Howard, a granddaughter and a host of friends.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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HANSEN, ALVIN D.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, February 2, 1999
Edmore - Alvin D. HANSEN, 87, passed on to paradise on Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Metropolitan Hospital, Grand Rapids. He resided at 3503 Epley Road, Stanton, the farm where his pa and ma, Hans and Anna CHRISTENSEN HANSEN, came in 1908, then full of stumps from lumbering days. Hans came to America from Denmark at age 3, with his parents, Lars Peter and Caroline, and family in 1882 to the young new land to prosper, bringing their faith and Bible. They prospered, Hans leaving this earth at age 83. Alvin, an only child, saved from polio, helped farm the extra acres with horses and finally tractors. He married Marilyn J. MITCHELL on March 24, 1940, in Stanton. He and Marilyn have only one son, John, farming with his pa, along with his family and wife, Clara, two sons, Al and Vince. Alvin left behind three great-grandsons, age 6, 3, and on year; and numerous relatives and neighbors. Memorial services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the M-46 Tabernacle, Riverdale. Interment will be in McBride Cemetery. The family was served by the Stebbins-McCullough Chapel, Edmore.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HANSEN, DONALD E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, September 24, 1999
Greenville - Donald E. HANSEN, 65, of Woods Road, Sidney, passed away Wednesday evening, Sept. 22, 1999, at his home, from the effects of ALS (Lou Gherig's disease) under the care of Hospice of Michigan. The son of Viggo and Mildred PETERSEN HANSEN, he was born June 6, 1934, in Sidney. A 1952 graduate of Stanton High School, Don was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, near Sidney, and was an active member of the Heritage Village Committee by Montcalm Community College in Sidney. He retired from GenCorp in Ionia. On Dec. 18, 1953, in Sidney, he married the former Ruth BENNETT. Surviving are his wife, Ruth HANSEN, and his mother, Mildred HANSEN, both of Sidney; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sherry and Mike ELLIOTT of LaBelle Fla., Susan HOLMAN of Sidney; Nancy and Wayne WELSH of Loxahattche, Fla.; four grandchildren, Joseph ELLIOTT, Susan ELLIOTT, Krista HOLMAN, Andrew HOLMAN; one sister-in-law, Marian and Eldon MORROW of Vestaburg; two brothers-in-law, Lewie and Beverly BENNETT of Carson City, Harold and Dorothy BENNETT of Sumner; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son, David HANSEN, in 1993; and his father, Viggo HANSEN, in 1997. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church, Sidney, with Pastor Jamie Bruning officiating. Burial will follow in North Sidney Cemetery. Envelopes for memorial contributions to Faith Lutheran Church, Heritage Village or Hospice of Michigan (Big Rapids) are available at Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville, where the family will receive relatives and friends on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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Hansen, Hans C.


HANSEN, HELEN C.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, June 2, 1999
Sheridan - Helen C. HANSEN, 92, 3465 W. Wise Road, Sheridan, passed away this morning, Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at Metron of Greenville. She was born Aug. 28, 1906, in Sheridan, to Hans P. and Anna M. HANSEN NIELSEN. She was a lifelong resident of the Sheridan area. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Greenville, the Danish Sisterhood and the Farmers Union. She married Herbert R. HANSEN on Aug. 20, 1925, in Gowen. He preceded her in death on June 11, 1989. She is survived by one daughter, Nancy MC COMB of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Carol COVILLE of Sheridan; two great-grandchildren, Chad and Nicole COVILLE. She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Russ MC COMB; a grandson, David MC COMB; a great-great-granddaughter, Kristin COVILLE; and two brothers, Roy and Don NIELSEN. Funeral services are 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Stebbins & Simpson Funeral Home, Sheridan, with the Rev. Tom Zollman officiating. Following cremation, final interment will be in South Sidney Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, prior to the service, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial considerations to either the South Sidney Cemetery Association, or the Danish Sisterhood.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HANSEN, JACK E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Saturday, September 25, 1999
Rockford - Jack E. HANSEN, 60, of Gowen, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999. Jack was born in Grand Rapids on Dec. 16, 1938, the son of Arlice and Hazel TRUXTON HANSEN. He was employed with the Kent County Park Commission and was the caretaker for Wabasis Park. Jack was a very personable type of person who had a great laugh, a friendly smile, and a cheerful easy-going disposition. Besides being a good, appreciative provider, he loved his family and also loved to "brag" about his kids. He is survived by his wife, the former Judi LARSEN, whom he married on Sept. 24, 1960, in Cedar Springs; his children, Rick and Nancy HANSEN of Holland, Curt and Cindy HANSEN of Sheridan, Buz and Hattie HANSEN, Trevor and Sherie HANSEN, and Jason HANSEN, all of Greenville, Kathy HANSEN of Gowen; 11 grandchildren, Wesley, Kevin, Betsy, Lyndsey, Chris, Craid, Cayla, Kenda, Allen, Kyle and Rebecca; brothers and sisters, Don HANSEN of Rockford, Bob and Joyce HANSEN of Howard City, Betty and Fred SCHILLIM of Cedar Springs, Roger and Charlotte HANSEN of Midland, Pat JOHNSON of Cedar Springs, Tom and Deb HANSEN of Wayland; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlice and Hazel TRUXTON HANSEN. The service of praise and thanksgiving for the gift of eternal life for Jack will be 11 a.m. Monday at Spencer Mills Orthodox Presbyterian Church, Gowen, with Pastors Frank Marsh and Don Stanton officiating. Interment will be in Spencer Mills Cemetery. Friends and family may celebrate Jack's life with his family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Library Fund at Spencer Mills Orthodox Presbyterian Church.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HARADINE, DOROTHY AGNES

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, August 19, 1999
Carson City - Dorothy Agnes HARADINE, 84, of Carson City, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999, at her home. She was born Dec. 15, 1914, in Nessen City, one of 13 children born to Edward and Agnes CURRY OBERMEYER. She married Herschel HARADINE on Sept. 17, 1938, in Grand Rapids. They were the former owners of Harvey's Milling Co. After his death in 1968, she continued as president and owner until her retirement in 1976 when their son, Tom HARADINE, continued the business as the owner. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Carson City, a member of the St. Mary's Altar Society, an American Red Cross volunteer and a volunteer at Carson City Hospital. She was a former member of the Carson City Art Club and the Carson City Garden Club. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Janet HARADINE of Carson City; one daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne and Doug BOWEN of Sheridan; four granddaughters and their spouses, Jenny and Norm SMITH of Stanton, Holly and Craig KEIFFER of Carson City, Molly and Shawn SEBASTIAN of Stanton, Anne and Chris FRANKS of Belding; two grandsons and spouse, Andy HARADINE of Carson City, Brennan and Shannon BOWEN of Sheridan; three great-grandchildren; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Leo and Gladys OBERMEYER of Grand Rapids, Leonard and Ina OBERMEYER of Kalamazoo, Elwood and Glennis OBERMEYER of Corvallis, Ore., Edward and Donna OBERMEYER, Harold and Selma OBERMEYER, all of Grand Rapids; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Agnes OBERMEYER; seven sisters, Mary GODBOLD, Rose FINCH, Lenore LANGA, Vivian OBERMEYER, Patricia SOSNOWSKI, Viola BELLEW and Marian RICE. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Carson City, with Rev. William Reitz officiating. Interment will by in Maryknoll Cemetery, Carson City. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Carson City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Haradine Park.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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Hardy, Mrs. Louie

Ann Arbor News, September 25, 1908

A LINGERING ILLNESS - Resulted in the Death of Mrs. Louie Hardy, Friday. Mrs. Louie Hardy, wife of Ray Hardy, of 558 South Fifth Avenue died Thursday afternoon at her home after a lingering illness. She was 22 years of age and leaves a husband and two sons. Short services will be held Saturday morning at 8 o'clock from the residence, R.A. Nicklas officiating. The remains wil be taken on the 9 o'clock train over the Ann Arbor railroad, to Edmore for burial.

Notes.
1. She was also known as Luella, Lorrie and Lola.
2. She was the daughter of Johm D. Arnold (1838-1905), a Civil War Vereran and Melissa Jane Myers (1849-1926).
3. This article is inaccurate. She did not leave two boys. She left a boy Phillip R. Hardy (1902-1975) and a girl Lettie F. Hardy (1903-abt 1985).
4. She and Ray are buried in the Vinewood Cemetary in Edmore.

Submitted by: Susan Hartt

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HARMON, DEWEY

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, October 13, 1999
Greenville - Dewey HARMON, 99, of Hilltop Drive, Gowen, formerly of Grand Rapids, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at United Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Facility, Greenville. He was born in Smithville, Miss., on Dec. 22, 1899, the son of Marcus and Alma PRICE HARMON. He was in automobile sales and service for many years and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He married Sallie C. CORNETT in Aberdeen, Miss., on April 19, 1924. Surviving are his wife of 75 years, Sallie; their son, Phil HARMON and cousin, Patricia ODERKIRK of Coloma; four grandsons and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Leonard and Council HARMON. Funeral services and committal will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Rev. Harry R. Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Grand Rapids.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HARP, ROBERT E. SR.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, August 27, 1999
Ionia - Robert E. HARP Sr., 73, of Lowell, formerly of Greenville and Lyons, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999, at Spectrum Health East, East Grand Rapids. He was born March 21, 1926, in Lyons, the son of Ralph and Lillian HARP. He attended Lyons High School and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked as a truck driver for Meyers Transfer where he worked out of the Chrysler Trip Plant in Lyons. He was a member of the Church of the Rock in Greenville, the Greenville American Legion and Sheridan VFW Post 5065. He is survived by his wife, Velma WARD HARP, to whom he was married for 55 years; one daughter-in-law, Cynthia HARP of Greenville; eight grandchildren, Angela, Lorri, Kimberly, Amy, Jammie, Mikal, Jerold, Mason and eight great-grandchildren; one foster son and spouse, Michael and Jackie BURCHFIELD of Sherwood; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert HARP Jr. in 1995; two daughters, Sandra HARP in 1949 and Linda HARP in 1989; two brothers, Marvin and Wesley HARP. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, 2973 E. Bluewater Hwy., Ionia, with the Rev. Logan Nash and Pastor Ed Carpenter officiating. Interment will be in the Tuttle Cemetery, Ionia. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Rich Street Chapel of Cook Funeral Home, Ionia. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of Cook Funeral Home.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HARPER, OMAR

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Saturday, October 16, 1999
Mount Vernon, Ohio - Omar HARPER, 82, Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, died Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at his residence. He was born April 13, 1917, in Whitmer, W.Va., to the late Eli A. and Mary Catherine BARKLEY HARPER. He retired in 1981, after 38 years, from the American National Can Company of Mount Vernon. He received a Bronze Star during his service in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of the Apostolic faith and had attended the Standard Church of Christ in Newark and the Apostolic Christian Church in Mount Vernon. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy MC MANNIS HARPER, whom he married May 20, 1940. Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Diane HARPER of Mount Vernon, Dan and Louann HARPER of Ashland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Deanna and Chic GOEHLER of Mount Vernon, Janet and Dewey CAUDILL of Sand Lake; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Verda SHANOWER of Ashland, Julia YOAKAM of Mount Vernon. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Sylvia CUNNINGHAM, Ethel HARPER, Icie KNISLEY, Media ROBERTS; three brothers, Russell HARPER, Coy HARPER, Warren HARPER. Friends may call from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Chad HARPER officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HARRER, SYLVIA MARIA PEREZ

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, September 17, 1999
Lakeview - Sylvia Maria PEREZ HARRER, 45, of Madison, Calif., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999, at the home of her parents, Israel and Dehlia PEREZ, near Lakeview. She was born Oct. 12, 1953, in Haskel Texas. Mrs. HARRER was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in California and St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, Lakeview. She also was a member of the VFW and an avid bingo player. Besides her parents, Mrs. HARRER is survived by her husband, Michael; one son, Terry BROWN of Auburn, Calif.; one daughter and son-in-law, Paula and Terry HAMBLIN of San Bernardino, Claif.; her grandmother, Ruth YSASI of Andrews, Texas; four grandchildren; four brothers and one sister-in-law, Israel PEREZ Jr. of Sheridan, Rene and Joyce PEREZ of Six Lakes, Ricky PEREZ of Atlanta, Ga., Jesse PEREZ of Howard City; five sisters and two brothers-in-law, Sonia and Lester BEHRENWALD of Howard City, Joann PEREZ of Rockford, Stela PEREZ, Vangie PEREZ, and Betty and Scott TAYLOR, all of Lakeview. Mrs. HARRER was preceded in death by one brother, Robert; grandparents, Joel PEREZ, Letica Marie PEREZ and Joshua and Jacqueline TAYLOR. A memorial service will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, Lakeview. At the family's request cremation has already taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. Arrangements were handled by Youngman-McCullough Funeral Chapel, Lakeview.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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Harrigan, Frances

Frances Harrigan, daughter of Patrick and Marion O'Grady, was born at Simcoe, Ontario, August 29,1856 and passed away at her home in Fairplains township August 30, 1937 at the age of 81 years and one day. At the age of 5 years she moved with her parents to Ionia. In February 1880 she was united in marriage to Imothy Harrigan and immediately moved to her home near Sheridan, in Fairplains township where she has made her home for 57 years.

To this union were born two daughters, who surive her: Mrs. Maggie Wright of Palo and Mrs. Mamyme Robinson of Scottville. She is also survived by a nephew Daniel O'Donnell, whom she has taken care of since he was 7 years old and 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

She was a wonderful neighbor and will be greatly missed by her neighborhood friends. Funeral services were held Thursday morning, September 2nd at the St. Charles church at Greenville, Michigan conducted by Rt. Rev. Schrems. Interment at Greenville.

Queries about Frances can be directed to Vickie Cox.

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Harrington, Lillian M. Jenks

Source: GREENVILLE DAILY NEWS obituary, Friday, February 15, 1935

Mrs. Fred (Lillian M. Jenks) Harrington: "Mrs. Fred Harrington Dies Following Stroke; Mrs. Fred Harrington, aged 69, died today at noon at her home on State street after suffering a second stroke. She had been ill since a first stroke which occurred about a year ago.

She had a resident of this city for forty years and had many friends here.

Surviving her are her husband, 2 sons, Milton of Grand Rapids, and Horace of California, and two daughters, Mrs. Harry Couch of Detroit and Mrs. Eunice Merrien.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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HARRINGTON, WILMA G.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, December 3, 1999
Ionia - Wilma G. HARRINGTON, 81 of Ionia, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999, in Ionia. Wilma Grace HEYBOER was born Sept. 23, 1918, in Paris Township, Kent County, the daughter of Michael and Agnes BIEREMA HEYBOER. She attended Kellogsville School and was married in 1938 to Ray HARRINGTON. The couple lived in Orleans for many years, and Wilma moved to Ionia after Ray's death in 1991. Wilma liked crossword puzzles, seewing, crocheting, needlework, was a seamstress and an avid reader. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family. Mrs. HARRINGTON is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Dan and Sharon HARRINGTON of Alto, Doug HARRINGTON of Orleans; two daughters and one son-in-law, Kathy and Claude CLARK of Ionia, Babe STOWELL of Orleans; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents and husband, Ray, by one son, Bub HARRINGTON, and two brothers. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Cook Funeral Home, Rich Street Chapel, Ionia, with the Rev. Kenneth Harger of Shiloh Community Church officiating. Interment will be in Orleans Cemetery. Visiting hours will be today from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Ionia Area Hospice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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HARRIS, BRADLEY ROBERT

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Sheridan - Bradley Robert HARRIS, 39, 114 W. Grant St., Sheridan, passed away Monday, June 14, 1999, in Stanton. He was born March 14, 1960, in Belding, the son of Jack and Katherine SIAS HARRIS. Mr. HARRIS graduated from Belding High School and was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He married Michelle L. WILCOX in 1997 in Au Gres. She survives. He is also survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Charity and John RAYMOND; one son, Bradley R. HARRIS Jr., all of Ionia; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Kerri and Davi MILARCH of Hudsonville, Sherri and Brad WHITTED of Angleton, Texas, Terri KING and her fiance, Tom RALPH of Belding, Peggy and Ron PELLERITO of Grand Rapids; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Jeff and Robin HARRIS of Painesville, Ohio, Ken HARRIS of New Lisbon, Wis. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack HARRIS, in 1992. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Friday at the Sheridan Congregational Church, with the Rev. Bill Belko officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial considerations may be made to the wishes of the family. Arrangements were handled by the Stebbins & Simpson Funeral Home, Sheridan.
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HARRIS, GRACE E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, July 26, 1999
Belding - Grace E. HARRIS, 82, of Belding, passed away Saturday, July 24, 1999, at United Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 17, 1917, in Belding, the daughter of Milton M. and Mable SMITH BENEDICT. She graduated from Belding High School with the class of 1934. She was a member of the American Legion Post 203 Auxiliary of Belding and a member of the 8 and 40 and a former member of the DAR and Blue Star Mothers. She was married July 4, 1936, in Belding, to Carl E. HARRIS and he survives. Also surviving are her children, Carl M. and Betty HARRIS of Gowen, David HARRIS, William B. and Joy HARRIS, Casey and Sandy BUNCE, all of Belding; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys BUNCE, Thressa JESKO; one brother, Miles BENEDICT. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Belding, with the Rev. Jim Taylor officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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HARRIS, IVAN G.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Howard City - Ivan G. HARRIS, 86, Howard City, passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 1999, at Mecosta County General Hospital. He was born Jan. 31, 1913, in Morley, the son of Leo and Hattie HUFFTELLER HARRIS. During his working years, he was employed in the pulpwood business for more than 40 years. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Delbert and Karen MORALES of Kent City; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his special friend, Helen DEVOS HARRIS, and one sister, Faye. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Germain-Mohnke Funeral Home, Howard City, with Pastor John Dawson officiating. Burial will be in Reynolds Cemetery. Memorials to the American Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home where friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. and prior to services on Wednesday.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HARRIS, KATHERINE J. "KATE"

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, November 8, 1999
Sheridan - Katherine J. "Kate" HARRIS, 63, of 114 W. Grant St., Sheridan, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999, at her home. She was born Oct. 4, 1936, in Petoskey, the daughter of Holly and Clara RICE SIAS. Mrs. HARRIS had been a longtime resident of Sheridan. She had worked in the field of aging for 27 years, the last 18 years as the director of the Montcalm County Commission on Aging. She received many awards for her service to the senior citizens including the "Golden Eagle Award" presented by VFW Post 5065 of Sheridan. Some of her associatiions included membership on the Michigan Directors of Services to the Aging, Gerontology Society, Creative Aging Committee, former chairperson of Local FEMA committee, a member of the EightCAP weatherization advisory board and former member and chairperson of the Foster Grandparent program. She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Kerri and David MILARCH of Hudsonville, Sherri and Brad WHITTED of Angleton, Texas, Terri KING and her fiance, Tom RALPH, of Belding; two sons and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Robin HARRIS of Painesville, Ohio, Kenneth HARRIS of New Lisbon, Wis.; one stepdaughter, Peg and Ron PALLERITO of Grand Rapids; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one sister, Phyllis AUSTIN of Orlando, Fla.; three brothers and one sister-in-law, Maurice SIAS of Cheboygan, Alfred and Merle HELMER of McMillan, Merlin CRAWFORD of Midland. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack HARRIS, on March 10, 1992; and one son, Bradley HARRIS, on June 14, 1999. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stebbins and Simpson Funeral Home, Sheridan, with the Rev. Bill Belko officiating. Following the service, cremation will follow. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HARRIS, LILLIAN

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, June 22, 1999
Howard City - Lillian HARRIS, 59, Newaygo, passed away on Monday, June 21, 1999, at her residence. She was born Feb. 24, 1940, in Aetna Township, the daughter of Mylo and Stella GRAVES HARRIS. During her working years, she worked at various factories, which included Wolverine World Wide and most recently, Grand Rapids Controls. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Lonnie and Joy HARRIS; one daughter and son-in-law, Vivian and Sid DUNN, all of Newaygo; six grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren; five brothers, Orvie HARRIS of White Cloud, Lee HARRIS of Stanwood, Ralph HARRIS of Paris, Clarence HARRIS of Newaygo, Ron HARRIS of Morley; two sisters, Berniece SORUM of Morley, Rita STEWART of Newaygo; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Arthur. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at the Germain-Mohnke Funeral Home, Howard City, with the Rev. Mike Kenney officiating. Burial will be in Aetna Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and prior to services on Thursday.
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HARTWICK, ELIZABETH JOHANNA

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, February 17, 1999
Plymouth - Elizabeth Johanna HARTWICK, 91, Plymouth, passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 1999, in Greenville. She was born Aug. 8, 1907, in Plymouth, the daughter of Otto and Mary Elizabeth GAYDE BEYER. After her daughter, Mary Lou, was born and a brief marriage to Reginald MOBRAY ended, Liz went to work at the Novi Training School. There she met Carl "Wick" HARTWICK. She and Wick were married Oct. 18, 1940. The HARTWICKS loved to entertain, often throwing holiday and theme parties. He preceded her in dath in June 1973. Liz was a lifelong resident of Plymouth, and retired from the accounting firm of Sutherland and Yoe, Plymouth, in December 1982 at age 75. She was a member of the Ladies Aid and St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plymouth, and enjoyed bingo and cards. At 91, Liz had outlived all of her brothers and sisters and many friends. She lived her entire life in Plymouth and loved the town and its people. She saw her five grandchildren grow from childhood to adults and spent many years enjoying her five great-grandchildren. Her great-granddaughter, Nadia Elizabeth, just two months old when Liz died, made the trip from Guatemala to meet her great-grandmother just days before she passed away. Her last few months were spent in an extended care facility in Greenville. Her family encouraged the move so they would be near enough to visit daily while she was ill. Liz was happy in life and that alone is worth celebrating. She gave generously of herself and played a lifelong role in the proud legacy that is Plymouth. She is survived by one daughter, Mary Lou HORNBROOK of Greenville; five grandchildren, Barbara CLARK, Amy HORNBROOK, both of Los Angeles, Calif., Scott HORNBROOK of Seattle, Wash., Suzanne CHANG-JONFE of Guatemala, Andrew HORNBROOK of Greenville; five great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Wesley, Sammy Lee, Nadia Elizabeth and China. Funeral services were Monday at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plymouth, with Pastor Paul E. Schaefer officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth. Memorials may be made to St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Plymouth. The family was served by the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HAUSER, KATHERINE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, March 30, 1999
Greenville - Katherine HAUSER, 94, formerly of Friendship House West, went to be with her Lord on Monday morning, March 29, 1999, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Chuck OSTRANDER, on West Cass Street, Greenville. She was born April 20, 1904, in Austria-Hungary, the daughter of Michael and Barbara WAGNER MERLE. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She married John HAUSER on Sept. 15, 1923, in Detroit. He preceded her in death in 1965. She also was preceded in death by one son, William HAUSER, in 1980; three grandsons, Donald HAUSER, James SCHWAB, Joseph STANLEY; two brothers, John MERLE and Matthew MERLE; two daughters-in-law, May HAUSER and Hazel HAUSER. She is survived by two sons, Robert HAUSER of Kentwood, Jack HAUSER of Fraser; three daughters and sons-in-law, Polly and the Rev. Milton SCHWAB of Cincinnati, Ohio, Barbara and Cortez STANLEY of Anita, Iowa, Julie and Chuck OSTRANDER of Greenville; one sister, Anna OTTO of Warren; one sister-in-law, Elsie MERLE of Sterling Heights; 20 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Revs. Mark Shaw and Milton Schwab officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Entrican. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HAWLEY, ANGELINA A.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, July 21, 1998
Six Lakes - Angelina A. HAWLEY, 35, Spartansburg, S.C., passed away Saturday, July 11, 1998, in Spartansburg, S.C. She was born May 18, 1963, in Lansing, The daughter of Allan and Alice HAWLEY of Six Lakes. She is survived by one daughter, Jennifer HAWLEY; one granddaughter, Ashlie HAWLEY of Lakeview; one son, Jeffery SPINNER; one stepson, Jonathan SPINNER of Grand Ledge; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Annette and Rob PRINCE, Cheri and Richie ROUSH; her grandmothers, Merlyn KEILHOLTZ and Carrie RHOADES. Cremation has taken place in South Carolina. Memorial services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at 651 Lake Drive, Six Lakes.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HAWLEY, IRVING E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, December 1, 1999
Greenville - Irving E. HAWLEY, 78, of rural Belding, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 1999, at his home. He was born in Greenville on June 10, 1921, the son of Emery E. and Ethel M. BROWN HAWLEY. He worked at Federal-Mogul Corp. in Greenville for more than 30 years. Irving was a life member of the Greenville Lodge 96 F&AM and served as past master of the lodge and attended Shiloh Community Church. He married Margaret L. COOPER in Oakfield Township, Kent County, on Sept. 25, 1943. She survives along with their children, Judy K. and Greg CAMP, Richard and Sue HAWLEY, all of Sheridan, Earl and Elizabeth HAWLEY of Belding; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Marian and Gordon COPELAND of Tulsa, Okla. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Lori Lee HAWLEY. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Rev. Kenneth Harger officiating. Masonic services will be conducted by the Greenville Lodge 96 F&AM. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh Community Church or Ionia Area Hospice.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HAYWORTH, SUE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, March 29, 1999
Belding - Sue HAYWORTH, 95, Belding, passed away Friday, March 26, 1999, at Ionia County Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 7, 1903, in Belding, to John and Minnie GLEASON LAMBERTSON. She graduated from Belding High School with the class of 1923 and attended County Normal. She was a bookkeeper at Bricker Lumber for 25 years, retiring in 1969. She was a member of Belding Country School Mothers Club and was a former public school teacher. She married Herman HAYWORTH. He preceded her in death in 1956. She also was preceded in death by one sister, Ila BOZUNG; two brothers, Thane and Theodore LAMBERTSON. She is survived by two brothers, Ned LAMBERTSON, John CLARK, both of Belding; three nieces, Paula TOMS, Lee Ila and Randy SAGE, all of Belding, Sue Lynn KRUEGER of Auburn Hills; several great-nieces and great-nephews. Private family graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Orleans Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alvah N. Belding Library.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HEAVEN, DANIEL LEE II

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, September 8, 1999
Belding - Daniel Lee HEAVEN II, 28, of Grand Rapids, passed away Monday, Sept. 6, 1999, at Spectrum Health Downtown Campus, Grand Rapids. He was born June 30, 1971, in Belding, the son of Daniel Lee HEAVEN and Carole Faye BAYLIS. Daniel graduated from Mayfield High School in Grand Rapids with the class of 1989. He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Greenville. He is survived by his parents, Carole and Marvin OLSEN of Allegan, and Dan and Linda HEAVEN of Grand Rapids; two brothers and sister-in-law, Matthew and Angela HEAVEN, Nathan HEAVEN and special friend Tammi, all of Grand Rapids; two nephews, Joey and Nicholas HEAVEN; grandmothers, Emily BAYLIS of Belding, Ruby HEAVEN of Clarksville; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Jack BAYLIS in 1998 and Gerald HEAVEN, and one niece, Brooklyn Elizabeth HEAVEN in 1997. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Thursday at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Greenville, with Elder Linda Wyley and Evangelist Varian Bauman officiating. Interment will be in River Ridge Cemetery, Belding Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Arrangements were handled by Johnson Funeral Home, Belding.
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HECKARD, ZELMA L.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, October 13, 1999
Barryton - Zelma L. HECKARD, 78, of Barryton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at Gratiot Community Hospital, Alma. She was born April 26, 1921, in Mecosta County, to the late Austin "Ray" and Rhoda CECIL MITCHELL. Zelma graduated from Carson City High School and County Normal in Sidney. She married Arthur HECKARD on Dec. 23, 1939, and together they made their home in Rolland Township, Isabella County, where they farmed until 1973. After selling the farm they moved to Mount Pleasant where Zelma was employed for the Oak Co. for more than 18 years. Following retirement Zelma and Art moved to Lost Lake near Barryton, where they have lived for the past 12 years. Zelma was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post 2335 of Mecosta. She attended the Barryton United Methodist Church and was a member of the Pine River United Methodist Church in Blanchard. Zelma is survived by her loving husband, Arthur; one son and daughter-in-law, James and Bonnie HECKARD of Bay City; three daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Jerry CAIRL of Barryton, Sharon and Rick GREENHOE of Gaylord, Patricia and Michael MC KILLIP of Mount Pleasant; two sisters, Eula LISCOMBE of Carson City, Reva BROWN of Six Lakes; one sister-in-law, Lavora JONES of Auburn; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Zelma was preceded in death by one daughter, Darlene HOLTON; one brother, Lester MITCHELL; three sisters, Cecile HEGENAUER, Eleanor CLIFTON, Marion THORP; four infant grandchildren, Michael CURTIS, Carrie PATTERSON, Andrew HECKARD and Molly MC KILLIP. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Daggett Funeral Home, Barryton, with the Rev. Robert Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Pine River Cemetery, near Blanchard. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Zelma's name may be made to either the Barryton or Pine River United Methodist Churches.
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HEDLUND, EVAH L.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, May 3, 1999
Grand Ledge - Evah L. HEDLUND, 94, Lansing, passed away Friday, April 30, 1999, in Delta Township. She was born Feb. 8, 1905, in Belding, the daughter of Noble and Matie BOWMAN SPENCER. She was raised in rural Grattan Township. She was a graduate of Belding High School and Western State Teachers College. After graduation, she taught third grade at Kalamazoo schools. She was preceded in death in 1973 by her husband, Einar HEDLUND, the founder of Hedlund Plumbing, Lansing. She will be sadly missed by two sons and daughters-in-law, David E. and Margaret, Howard S. and Judy HEDLUND, all of Delta Township; one daughter and son-in-law, Nancy M. and John HOPKINS of New Freedom, Pa.; nine grandchildren, Howard "Howdy" HEDLUND of Eagle, Sherris and Michael KLAERS of New London, Minn., Paul and Nancy HEDLUND of Grand Rapids, David and Wei HOPKINS of Cambridge, Mass., Andrew and Cindy HOPKINS of Bear, Del., Susan and Scott VAN TONNINGEN of Colorado Springs, Colo., Robert and Dayna HEDLUND, Thomas and Denise HEDLUND, all of DeWitt, David HEDLUND Jr. of Grand Ledge; and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be today at 1 p.m. at the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Delta Mills. For those desiring, contributiions to Delta Township District Library, c/o Sandy Edwards, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing 48917, or Hospice of Mid-Michigan, 3474 Alaiedon Parkway, Okemos 48864, would be greatly appreciated. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HEETHER, LORRAINE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, December 31, 1999
Belding - Lorraine "Thunder" HEETHER, 72, of Belding, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999, at Ionia County Memorial Hospital. She was born March 11, 1928, in Ionia, to Harold and Bessie ENGELBRETSEN MC KENDRY. Lorraine graduated from Ionia High School with the class of 1945. She worked at Belding Products as an assembler for 30 years, retiring in 1986. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, St. Joseph Catholic Church, the VFW in Belding and the American Legion in Hulbert. She was married April 24, 1949, in Ionia, to Alfred HEETHER, who preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Jane GREENLEE, in 1995. Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Shelle HEETHER of Belding; two grandsons, Kenny and Cody PEIFFER; one brother and a sister-in-law, Harold and Marion MC KENDRY of Ionia; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at the Johnson Funeral Home, Belding, with Deacon Howard Scheid officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or Hospice.
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HEIMBECKER, C. LEONARD

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, November 15, 1999
Greenville - C. Leonard HEIMBECKER, 85, of Black Road, Trufant, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 13, 1999, at United Memorial Hospital, Greenville. The son of Edward and Nora SWITZER HEIMBECKER, he was born April 4, 1914, in Winfield Township. He worked for many years as a fuel delivery driver and also farmed. On Dec. 24, 1936, in Lowell, he married the former Frances KEENE. He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant sisters and one son, Lawrence HEIMBECKER. Surviving are his wife, Frances HEIMBECKER; two daughters and one son-in-law, Ruth and Robert DEWEY of Gowen, Joyce SIMMONS of Dearborn; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Priscilla HEIMBECKER of Trufant; one sister, Gladys SEBALD of Turk Lake; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Albert and Jeanette HEIMBECKER of Greenville, Floyd and Bonnie HEIMBECKER of Rockford and Texas, the Rev. Roy and Mary HEIMBECKER of San Angelo, Texas; 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville, with Pastor Robert Winter of Faith Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in East Montcalm Cemetery. Envelopes for memorial contributions to the American Heart Association are available at Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville, where the family will receive relatives and friends today from 6 to 8 p.m.
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HELMS, LAWRENCE GALE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, January 13, 1999
Lakeview - Lawrence Gale HELMS, 41, Blanchard, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1999, at his residence. Mr. HELMS was born July 24, 1957, in Lansing, the son of Dean and Jean HELMS. He is survived by his wife, Lisa; five children, Travis and Megan HELMS at home, Kelley and Lance COREY of Greenville, Chasidy HELMS and Jeremy QAULLS of Remus; Shannon HELMS and Jake PURDEY of Blanchard; his parents, Dean and Jean HELMS of Lakeview; one brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Regina HELMS of Six Lakes; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Youngman-McCullough Chapel, Lakeview, with Pastor Larry Brown officiating. Interment will be in Decker Cemetery, Millbrook Township of Mecosta County. Visitation for Mr. HELMS will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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HELWIG, EDWARD RAYMOND

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, May 3, 1999
Carson City - Edward Raymond HELWIG, 79, Carson City, died Saturday, May 1, 1999, in Saginaw. He was born Sept. 10, 1919, in Amelia, Va., to Arthur C. and Mary NICKERT HELWIG. He married Mary Louise on May 7, 1949, in Richmond, Va. He served our nation from 1940 to 1946 in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Mark Daniels VFW Post 1735 of Perrinton and American Legion Post 380 of Carson City. He owned and operated Helwig Auto Supply, Carson City, for many years. He also was a member of First Congregational Church, Carson City. Raymond is survived by his wife, Mary Louise of Carson City; two daughters and one son-in-law, LeeAnn HELWIG of Carson City, Lynette Louise and David Stuart WENTWORTH of Ionia; one son and daughter-in-law, Dean Raymond and Tracy of Sumner; two grandchildren, Donovan and Isobel WENTWORTH; and one brother, Marvin Wayne HELWIG of Richmond, Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Lorrie Sue HELWIG; and three brothers. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church, Carson City, with the Revs. Ried Martin and Dan Dinsmore officiating. Interment will be in Carson City Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Carson City. Memorials may be made to First Congregational Church, Carson City.
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HENDRICK, WILLIAM E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, July 26, 1999
Sheridan - William E. "Bill" HENDRICK, 57, of 3290 Condensery Rd., Sheridan, was pronounced dead Friday, July 23, 1999, at Carson City Hospital. He was born Dec. 29, 1941, in Edmore, the son of Orville J. and Leda T. MANGUS HENDRICK. Bill has been a longtime resident of the Sheridan area. He was employed by Sub Surface Construction of Grand Rapids, as a construction superintendent and foreman. Bill has been involved in racing for more than 30 years and raced stock cars at many area race tracks. Whle he was a competitor, he was also a friend to everyone and was always willing to help anyone in any way he possibly could. He was married Dec. 9, 1961, to Alta M. WERNETTE in Stanton and she survives. Also surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Troy E. And Agnela HENDRICK of Orlando, Fla.; three grandchildren, Tyler, Landon and Grayson; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Maxine LIPP of Flint, Anna Lee REED of Sheridan, Mary Jane and Herman MATTSON of Stanton, Betty Lou ROWLEY of Portland; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Beulah HENDRICK of Edmore, Orville Jr. and Dawn HENDRICK of Blanchard, George and Judy HENDRICK of Greenville, Loren and Mary HENDRICK of Sheridan; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother; two sisters. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stebbins and Simpson Funeral Home, Sheridan, with Pastor Paul Yeomans officiating. In accordance with Mr. Hendrick's wishes, cremation has already taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the family may be left at the funeral home.
Contributed by Linda Johnston
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Henry, Florence


HERROON, TODD M. EDWARDS

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, July 8, 1999
Greenville - Todd M. EDWARDS HERROON, 29, Harrison, formerly of Greenville, passed away Tuesday evening, July 6, 1999
in Harrison. The son of Richard E. and Gloria J. EDWARDS HERROON, he was born Feb. 18, 1970, at Greenville. Todd graduated from Greenville High School. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Gloria HERROON of Greenville; his wife, the former Annette MERCER of Harrison; three stepdaughters, Christina, Erica and Nicole AVERY, all at home; two brothers, Troy EDWARDS and Patricia CROSS of Harrison, Jason HERROON and Casey CRYSTAL of Trufant; his grandparents, Raymond J. and Viola HERROON, Donald EDWARDS, all of Greenville; several aunts and uncles, two nephews and many cousins. He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Gladys EDWARDS in May 1984. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. The family will receive relatives and friends today from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
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HESSLER, EDWIN E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, October 4, 1999
Belding - Edwin E. HESSLER, 86, of Greenville, passed away Friday evening, Oct. 1, 1999, at United Memorial Hospital, Greenville. He was born Feb. 6, 1913, in Belding, to William A. and Maud MASON HESSLER. Edwin graduated from Belding High School and was owner and operator of Hesslers Farm and Implement Co. in Grattan for 40 years. He was married Nov. 19, 1934, in Valentine, Ind., to Loraine "Babe" PETERS. She preceded him in death Oct. 18, 1998. He also was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Lyle, Paul, and Frank HESSLER. He is survived by one brother and two sisters-in-law, John and June HESSLER of Belding, Mildred HESSLER of Grattan; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home, Belding, with Pastor Kenneth Harger officiating. Interment will be in Bostwick Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Memorials may be made to the Alvah N. Belding Library or the charity of one's choice.
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HEURING, FRANCES L.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, March 26, 1999
Greenville - Frances L. HEURING, 81, West Baldwin Lake Road, Greenville, passed away Thursday morning, March 25, 1999, at her home. The daughter of John and Elizabeth MORROW KELLER, she was born Jan. 31, 1918, in Cody, Wyo. She was a member of the Ray I. Booth American Legion Post 101 Ladies' Auxiliary in Greenville. Surviving are a daughter, Betty Ellen O'BRIEN of South Holland, Ill.; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Charles John and Sue HEURING of Stagger, Ill., Robert Earl and Carol HEURING of Chetk, Wis., and Richard Lee HEURING of Greenville; a sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Burt STACK of Flint; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Barbara LAMBERT of Rockford, Ill.; 11 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Sunday at the Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Rev. Michael Kenney, hospice chaplain, officiating. Burial will follow at West Montcalm Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
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HEWARTSON, BRENDA

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, September 27, 1999
Ionia - Brenda HEWARTSON, 38, of Belding, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, in Grand Rapids. She was born Nov. 24, 1960, in Ionia, the daughter of Wayne and Mary WARD LAFLER. She was a 1978 graduate of Ionia High School. She worked with autistic children in Ionia Schools and was a member of the Autism Society. She enjoyed working with her computer. She married David HEWARTSON on March 1, 1985, in Ionia. He survives her in Belding. She also is survived by her father, Wayne and Lois LAFLER of Ionia; her mother, Mary and Thayne HELMER of Ionia; her son, Clinton David HEWARTSON, at home; her daughter, Alexandra Marie HEWARTSON, at home; brothers, Wayne and Barb LAFLER Jr. of Lowell, Gregory and Ana LAFLER of Ionia; sister, Denise and David ROGERS of Ionia; stepsisters, Brenda and Thomas SIMPSON of Ionia, Julie and Phillip WALDRON of Orleans, Valerie and Keith BAAS of Alto; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shiloh Community Church, Orleans, with the Rev. Kenneth Harger officiating. Interment will be in Easton Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake Funeral Home, Ionia. A memorial has been established for a trust fund for the children of David and Brenda. Arrangements were handled by Lake Funeral Home, Ionia.
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Hey, Alfred

Source: THE CLIPPER-HERALD, MI, June 28, 1956

Entrican News - Alfred Hey was buried at the Entrican Cemetery Monday.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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Hey, Carl

Source: STANTON CLIPPER, MI, April 14, 1911

Carl Hey, son of Charles and Mary Hey, born in Douglass Township on June 10, 1886, he died April 9, 1911 at the Danforth Sanitarium in Stanton where he was operated on for appendicitis. He was 24 years, 9 months and 29 days of age.

He married Etta Murray on March 22, 1911. He was highly esteemed by all who knew him and leaves to mourn his wife, parents, three brothers and 2 sisters.

He was a member of the Ancient Order of the Gleaners. The pallbearers were, all but one, nephews of the deceased.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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Hey, Charles E.

Source: STANTON CLIPPER-HEARLD, MI, June 27, 1913

Dead Woods Corner - Grandpa Hey died at his house Wednesday night after an illness of several weeks. The funeral was held at the house Saturday afternoon. Burial took place in Entrican Cemetery, Reverend Bennett officiating.

Entrican - Charles Hey, one of the old settlers of Douglass township, was buried in Hillside cemetery last Saturday. He was past 72 years and was a resident of Douglass township for over forty years. Rev. Jerry Bennett officiated.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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Hey, Jennie Kent

Source: LAKEVIEW ENTERPRISE, MI, Thursday, July 6, 1945

Front page: "MRS. JENNIE (Kent) HEY DIES RITES SET FOR FRIDAY - Mrs. Jennie Hey, 63, a resident of Belvidere township for over 35 years, died at the Kelsey hospital here Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at the Six Lakes Congregational Church, with burial in Entrican.

Surviving are her husband, Alfred; two sisters, Mrs. Glenn Maxfield of Wynn, and Mrs. Wm. Moyer of Wyman, and four brothers, Alfred Kent of McBride, Wm. of Newaygo, Arthur of Six Lakes, and John of Pontiac.

Youngman Brothers of Lakeview had charge of arrangements.


Source: LAKEVIEW ENTERPRISE, MI, July 12, 1945 - Front page

OBITUARY - JENNIE HEY - Jennie Hey, daughter of Alfred and Albina Kent was born in Sparta Township, Kent County, December 24, 1882.

She moved to Belvidere Township with her parents when she was but 10 years of age. She united in marriage to Alfred Hey, April 16, 1901. They have resided in Douglas and Belvidere Township ever since.

She leaves to mourn their loss the husband, Alfred Hey; two sisters, Flossie Maxfield of Wyman and Alverta Moyer of Belding, also four brothers, Alfred Kent of McBride, William of Newaygo, Arthur of Six Lakes and John of Pontiac. Also many other relatives and a host of friends.

CARD OF THANKS - I wish to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to our relatives, neighbors, and friends. Also to Dr. Kelsey and his hospital staff, to the Youngman Brothers, the Singers and pallbearers. Also to Rev. Gold for his comforting words and to those who sent the beautiful floral offerings, for all their kindness and sympathy shown in the death of my beloved wife, Jennie. Alfred Hey

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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Hey, Mary Weiter

Source: STANTON CLIPPER-HEARLD, MI, June 11, 1915

Mary Weiter was born in Germany February 15, 1844 and died at her home in Douglass township June 3, 1915, aged 71 years, 3 months, 18 days. She came with her parents to the state of New York when 4 years old.

She was united in marriage to Charles Hey in 1861. To this union 8 children were born. Three have preceded her to the better home.

There remain to mourn: Mrs. Wina Curtiss of Winn, Osker Hey of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Lousia Zimmerman and Otto Hey of Douglass, and Alfred Hey of Belvedire. Mrs. Hey had been a resident of Douglass 42 years and has been a kind and loving mother and will be missed by her many friends here.

Funeral services were held at her home June 5th at 2 p.m. by Rev. J. A. Bennett and she was laid to rest in Entrican cemetery.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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Hey, Mina Minercy Bond

Source: STANTON CLIPPER, MI, December 18, 1947

Mina M. Hey, widow of Otto Hey, died. They were married in Douglass Township in 1897, where Mrs. Hey resided for 65 years.

Survivors are daughter, Ava Casaban of Detroit, Otto Hey of Entrican, 2 sisters Mrs. Maude Beemer and Mrs. (Madge) Jenks of Ionia, a brother Thomas of Grand Rapids.

Mrs. Hey was a member of the Entrican Methodist Church.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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Hey, Otto, Sr.

Source: STANTON CLIPPER, MI, June 15, 1938

Otto Hey, 67, who had operated a farm near Entrican the past 40 years, was found dead in bed Wednesday by his wife Mina. The Coroner said death was due to a heart ailment from which he had been suffering for some time.

Surviving besides the widow are a son, Otto, Jr., at home, a daughter, Mrs. Alex Casaborn of Flint, a brother Alfred of Six Lakes, and 2 sisters Mrs. Minna Curtis of Mt. Pleasant and Mrs. Howard Zimmerman of Ionia. Service at 2:00 Friday at the residence.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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HEYBOER, CAROL A.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, November 4, 1999
Belding - Carol A. HEYBOER, 41, of Belding passed away Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at her home. The daughter of Eugene and Shirley ROBER HEYBOER, she was born Aug. 1, 1958, in Grand Rapids. Carol was an accomplished song writer, enjoyed creative writing, and was a lover of animals and had a strong faith in Jesus Christ. She was a member of the Belding Free Methodist Church, Army Reserves and a past member of the Wyoming Jaycees. Carol is survived by her daughter, Amanda "Mani" HEYBOER, at home; her mother, Shirley HEYBOER of Grand Rapids; her sisters and brothers, Joyce and Gordon PULS of Lantana, Fla., Peggy and Tom SANDER of Muskegon, David and Terri HEYBOER of Bowling Green, Ky., Randall and Rose HEYBOER of Greenville; many nieces and nephews; and was blessed with special friends, Chuck and Connie ROSE of Belding, Bill ANNABLE of Rockford, P.J. WEBER of Grand Rapids and Pastor Dave BURTON of Greenville. She was preceded in death by her father in 1988 and one niece, Michelle PULS, in 1999. Funeral and committal services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Belding Free Methodist Church, with Pastors Greg Rensberry and Dave Burton officiating. Burial will follow in Grandville Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Belding. Memorials may be made to the Belding Free Methodist Church or the WFUR Hymns by Request Radiio Program.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HIER, BRUCE ALLEN

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, December 15, 1999
Cleveland - Bruce Allen HIER, 57, of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, 1999, at his home. He is the father of daughters Carrie JONES of Sheridan, Keely GODBEHERE of Lakeview, and Tonda JARVELA of Belding. Funeral services will be held in Cleveland.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HIGGINS, ETTA LOUISE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, December 15, 1999
Greenville - Etta Louise Higgins, 78, of Ranney Drive, Greenville, formerly of Lakeview, died Monday, Dec. 13, 1999, at United Memorial Hospital, Greenville. She was born in Flint, the daughter of Alonzo James "A.J." DIEBOLT and Bessie KNAPP on Nov. 16, 1921. She graduated from Flint Northern High School in 1939. She worked for many years at Lakeview Medical Center, retiring in 1984. Before that she worked at Ranney Refrigerator in Greenville and Buick Motor Co. in Flint. She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Greenville, and was active in St. Francis De Sales Church, Lakeview, before moving to Greenville. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William H. HADDIX on March 20, 1945, during World War II; her second husband, Joseph SCANLON, in an automobile accident on July 12, 1962; and one infant son, Laurence. She married Marvin B. Higgins in Lakeview, on May 29, 1968. She is survived by her husband, Marvin, of Greenville; her children, Sue HADDIX HARRISON and her husband, Kirk, of Goodyear, Ariz., William and Helen HADDIX of Dallas, Ore., Lois SCANLON SAUERS and her husband, Earl, of Mason; Dennis and Kay SCANLON of Riverton, N.J., Patrick and Sue SCANLON of Templestove, Victoria, Australia; her stepdaughter, Sue HIGGINS ROBINETT and her husband, LeRoy, of Elkart, Ind.; one sister, Beatrice MIKOLAIZIK of Houghton Lake; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren. Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Charles Catholic Church, Greenville, with Father Fred Brucker officiating. Burial with a prayer service will be in New Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Flint, at 11 a.m. Saturday. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, with prayers at 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Wings of Mercy or Susan G. Komen Brest Cancer Foundation.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HILDEBRANT, PHILLIP J.

Hildebrant, Phillip J.


HILLIS, MARY

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, December 16, 1999
Howard City - Mary HILLIS, 51, of Morley, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1999, at Metropolitan Hospital, Grand Rapids. She was born Feb. 10, 1948, in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Orlo and Marion DONNELLY HILLIS. Mary attended Morley Stanwood High School and after graduatiion she attended Mid Michigan College in Mount Pleasant to pursue a degree in the nursing field. In 1970 she received her degree as an LPN. She worked at Kelsey Memorial Hospital, Lakeview, for 33 years. Surviving are one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Debbie HILLIS of Morley; one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Doug SANDERS of Coral; one sister-in-law, Shiela HILLIS LINGLE of Morley; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Dan. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hickman-Mohnke Funeral Home, Howard City, with the Rev. Roger Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Aetna Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and prior to services on Saturday.
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HILTON, EDITH M.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, March 25, 1999
Belding - Edith M. HILTON, 86, Belding, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing. She was born Aug. 11, 1912, Lambeth, Ontario, Canada, to George and Emily JOYCE WALTERS. She graduated from Belding High School, class of 1931. She was employed at Vogues Laundromat for 10 years. She married James A. HILTON on Aug. 7, 1936, in Angola, Ind. He preceded her in death on March 30, 1993. She also was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Phillip and James WALTERS; and one sister, Laura FROST. She is survived by her children, Linda BIGGS and her fiance, Richard NEZWEK, of Lowell, Jan and Bob MEHNEY of Belding, JoAnn and Tim STAHL, Phil HILTON, all of Ionia; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Fern WALTERS of Sand Lake; and one brother-in-law, Dr. Carl FROST of Fremont. Funeral and committal services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home, Belding, with the Rev. Dick Woodward officiating. Interment will be in Vergennes Cemetery, Lowell. Visitation will be today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Belding Football Boosters Club.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HINES, MARY SHERWOOD


HINTON, SHIRLEY DRAKE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, March 16, 1999
Tell City, Ind. - Shirley DRAKE HINTON, 64, 1128 19th St., Tell City, Ind., passed away Sunday, March 14, 1999, at Owensboro Mercy Health System, Owensboro, Ky. She was born June 12, 1934, in Evergreen Township, to Jack and Shirley AVERY DRAKE. She married Charles HINTON on June 28, 1952. Shirley was a member of Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City. She was preceded in death by her father, Jack DRAKE, and a granddaughter, Sherri HINTON. She is survived by her mother, Shirley DRAKE of Stanton; her husband, Charles HINTON of Tell City, Ind.; her sons, Roger HINTON of McBride, Ross HINTON of Edmore, Arden HINTON of Tell City; her daughters, Charlene BADGER and Nancy HARDING, both of Tell City; her sisters, Iris ALLEN of Greenville, Irene NEMETH of Grand Rapids, Geraldine NEMETH of Lansing, Dorothy HADLEY of Six Lakes, Edith CLEVENGER of Stanton, Gayla MAXWELL of Grand Rapids; her grandchildren, Jason HARDING, Brad HARDING, Chase HINTON, Dohna CLEMSHAW, Terri RUFFER, Trevor HINTON, Amanda HINTON, Weston HINTON, Natalie HINTON; and one greatgrandchild. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, Tell City, Ind., with the Rev. Elmer Shelby officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Tell City. Visitation will be today from 4 to 9 and Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HOLLABAUGH, FRANK EDWARD

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, May 24, 1999
Ithaca - Frank Edward HOLLABAUGH, 70, of Crystal, formerly of Ithaca, died Friday, May 21, 1999, at his home in Ferris Township, after a short illness. He was born on Jan. 8, 1929, in Ferris Township, the son of Frank Elmer and Hazel KLEES HOLLABAUGH. Frank married Betty FRISE on June 1, 1947, in Ithaca. She preceded him in death in 1975. He married Shirley KOMPERDA on July 1, 1980, in Crystal. He served in the U.S. Army during the early 1950s. He worked for the Gratiot County Road Commission for 24 years, retiring in 1991. He was a life member of the Alma VFW. Frank is survived by his wife, Shirley; one son, Marshal HOLLABAUGH of Crystal; three stepdaughters and spouses, Glenda and Richard HIGGINS of Mount Pleasant, Norma Jean and Joe HARLEY, Pamela and Randy SCOTT, all of South Carolina; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Blanch FISHER of Bass Lake, Edith and James TOLLESON of Ithaca, Ruth KINNEY of St. Johns, Margaret GILBERT of Ithaca; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Joan HOLLABAUGH of North Star; two aunts, Dorothea BRYANT of Bay City, Mae RUGGLES of San Antonio, Texas; cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Betty; one daughter, Suzanne; two sisters, Beatrice FITZPATRICK and infant sister Betty HOLLABAUGH; and three brothers-in-law, Perry KINNEY, Jack GILBERT and Ralph FISHER. Funeral services were today at the Barden Funeral Home, Ithaca, with the Rev. David McBride officiating. Burial was in Ithaca Cemetery.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HOLLAND, MARY BELLE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, February 18, 1999
Crystal - Mary Belle HOLLAND, 98, Crystal, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999, at Metron of Greenville. She was born Oct. 5, 1900, in Crystal, to William E. and Alma DOLLOFF STRAIT. She married Elmer HOLLAND on March 24, 1923, in Stanton. She began a teaching career in 1919 at the Douglas School and taught at many country schools after that. She was a member of Crystal Congregational U.C.C. Church, where in earlier years, she was a Sunday School teacher and member of the Women's Fellowship. She is survived by one daughter, Louise JOHNSON of Crystal; one son and daughter-in-law, Marshall and Janice HOLLAND of Houghton Lake; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Marshall STRAIT of Fort Myers, Fla.; and one sister, Kathryn NEWBURG of Crystal. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer, in 1939, one son, Keith, in 1950, one son-in-law, Ted JOHNSON, and two sisters. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Crystal Congregational Church, Crystal, with the Rev. Herbert Bergsma officiating. Interment will be in Ferris Center Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Memorials may be made to Crystal Congregational Church Building Fund. Arrangements are being handled by the Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Crystal.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HOLLINSHEAD, JERRY E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, March 11, 1999
Carson City - Jerry E. HOLLINSHEAD, 96, Sheridan, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Carson City Hospital. He was born May 23, 1902, in East Jordan, to Clyde and Vida SECORD HOLLINSHEAD. Mr. HOLLINSHEAD married Leanore LA DUE March 8, 1925. She passed away Sept. 6, 1961. He then married Mildred JOHNSTON July 9, 1964. He was a farmer for most of his life and drove school bus for Carson City Public Schools for many years. He also worked at Mitchell-Bentley in Ionia for several years. He attended Ferris Church of Christ. Mr. HOLLINSHEAD enjoyed his family, friends, gospel music and his church. He is survived by his wife, Mildred HOLLINSHEAD of Sheridan; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Norma HOLLINSHEAD, Gene and Pauline HOLLINSHEAD, all of Sheridan; two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Ray BROWN of Carson City, Carolene and Jerry EMMONS of New Mexico; two sisters, Edith STICKLER of Mount Pleasant, Nina SECORD of Grand Rapids; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are Mildred's children and grandchildren, Neva and Geryl HADLEY of Holt, Pat and Jack BARNES of Crystal, Barbara HASTINGS of Lansing, Jerry and Vonnie JOHNSTON of Vestaburg; 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Vida HOLLINSHEAD; first wife, Leanore HOLLINSHEAD; one brother and four sisters. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Carson City, with the Rev. mel Harrell of Vestaburg Church of Christ officiating. Interment will be in Carson City Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Ferris Church of Christ.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HOLLISTER, MINNIE B.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, December 9, 1999
Crystal - Minnie B. HOLLISTER, 87, of Vestaburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999, at Schnepp Health Care Center, St. Louis. She was born April 4, 1912, to Joel and Mary WALDRON AVERY, in Vestaburg. She married Gordon HOLLISTER on June 29, 1947, in Ferris Township. She was a member of the M-46 Tabernacle. She is survived by one stepson, Robert and Fern TIDESWELL of Farwell; six stepgrandchildren and 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Wilma HOISINGTON of Vestaburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joel and Mary WALDRON AVERY; her first husband, Leon DONALDSON; her second husband, Gordon HOLLISTER; two brothers, Orlie AVERY, Earl AVERY; one sister Myra SCOTT; and one half-brother, Franklin HOISINGTON. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Crystal, with Brother Jack Skirvin officiating. Interment will be in Richland Township Cemetery, Vestaburg. Visitation will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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Hollywood, Dr.Thomas L.

Source: unspecified

Funeral of Dr. Hollywood in Palo.

Palo, Dec. 19 - The funeral services of Dr. Thomas L. Hollywood were held in the M. E. church on Monday at 2 o'clock p.m. Services by Rev. John Dobson, and remarks by Rev. O. J. Golden of Belding and also by Dr. J. I. Buell of Ionia. Internment previous to the serviced at the church.

Thomas L. Hollywood was born at Baleam, Ont., Dec. 17, 1826, and died Dec., 15, 1894 lacking two days of being 68 years of age. He spent his childhood and youth in the land of his birth. When about 22 years of age he was married to Miss Lucinda J. Coon and soon marriage they came to Michigan and lived about 12 years in Port Huron and vicinity. About 1861 they came to Muir and about five years later to Palo. With the exception of three years in Nebraska, and five years at Mt. Pleasant of this state, the last 28 years have been spent in this community. Their children were four. Their first born a daughter was taken from them by death Dec. 15, 1864. 19 years later their youngest son who was their only son died Oct. 15, 1883. Mrs. Hollywood who had fought life's battles by the side of her husband for 44 years was called to her reward Dec. 4, 1892. Our now deceased brother spent most of the active years of life in medical profession. He was a loving husband and father and was fond of his home and found pleasure in spending his leisure hours with his family. He has been a member of the M. E. church in Palo for over twenty years but for the past few years he has not been able to enjoy the public services with the people of God on account of partial deafness. Two daughters Mrs. Thomas Wilkinson and Mrs. Ira S. Jeffers and a grand-daughter are left to mourn the loss of a loving father and grandfather.

Submitted by: Cindy Bryant.

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HOLM, RICHARD ERIC

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, October 8, 1999
Greenville - Richard Eric HOLM, 62, of Sparta, formerly of Greenville, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 6, 1999, at his home. The son of Axel and Bertha EVERS HOLM, he was born March 16, 1937, in Belding. He was preceded in death by his father, Axel HOLM; and one sister, Joyce MORRILL. Surviving are his mother, Bertha HOLM of Grandville; one brother, Donald HOLM of Grand Rapids; and several nieces and nephews. Private services will be held. The Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville, is serving the family.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HOLTON, MILDRED

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Saturday, July 10, 1999
Edmore - Mildred HOLTON, 84, Edmore, passed away Saturday, July 3, 1999. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, Gary HOLTON. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Lynn and Jacqueline HOLTON of Hudsonville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister Marguerite LONG of Winnetka, Ill.; several nieces and nephews. A memorial tribute will be July 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, Edmore.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HOPKINS, HERBERT HOOVER

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, February 12, 1999
Greenville - Herbert Hoover HOPKINS, 67, of Sheridan, formerly of Palo, passed away Thursday afternoon, Feb. 11, 1999, at Spectrum Health Downtown Campus. He was born Feb. 19, 1931, the son of Chauncy and Earsle HOPKINS. He retired in 1979 from Extruded Metals. He is survived by his three sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Tonda HOPKINS of Lakeview, Steve and Debbie HOPKINS of Lowell, Brian and Shawn HOPKINS of Ionia; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Chauncy Jr. and Emma HOPKINS, and Jack and Pearl HOPKINS, all of Fenwick. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Bernita BUSH. Burial will be in Sunny Hill Cemetery, Fenwick. There will be no public service. Arrangements are by the Marshall Funeral Home, 420 W. Grove St., Greenville.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HORNBROOK, MARY LOU

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, November 16, 1999
Greenville - Mary Lou HORNBROOK, 64, of Greenville, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 12, 1999, at the home of her daughter, Barbara CLARK, in Los Angeles, Calif. The daughter of Carl F. and Elizabeth J. BEYER HARTWICK, she was born Jan. 28, 1935, in Plymouth. Mrs. HORNBROOK was a graduate of Alma College and earned her master's degree from Central Michigan University. Mrs. Hornbrook taught school at Baldwin Heights Elementary for Greenville Public Schools, where she had worked for more than 30 years. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church, Greenville Education Association, Michigan Education Association, National Educatin Association and was a founding member of the Greenville Adult Singles. Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Gary CLARK of Los Angeles, Calif., Suzanne and Richard JONFE of Guatemala, Amy and Julian CIENFUEGOS of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sons, Scott HORNBROOK of Seattle, Wash., Andy HORNBROOK of Greenville; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, Greenville, with Pastors Brian Dykes and Ted Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Greenville. Envelopes for contributions for an educational fund in memory of Mrs. Hornbrook are available at the Brown-Teman Funeral Home, Greenville, where the family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
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HORVATH, FAITH MAJORIE BELSHAW

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, July 20, 1999
Pensacola, Fla. - Faith Majorie BELSHAW HORVATH, 75, formerly of Greenville, died Tuesday, July 13, 1999, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, Fla. Mrs. HORVATH had been a resident of Perdido Key for the past 12 years. She was a retired registered nurse with the American Red Cross. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom HORVATH Jr. She is survived by her son, David HORVATH; her daughter, Patricia SHIREY; one brother, Gordon BELSHAW; one sister, Janet SIBBERSEN; three grandsons, Jeremy, Mathew and Michael SHIREY. Arrangements were by Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross, Pensacola Chapter, or the charity of your choice.
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HOSKINS, FREDERICK

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, November 1, 1999
Belding - Frederick "Ted" HOSKINS, 82, of Belding, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 1999, at Metron of Belding Nursing Home. He was born May 26, 1917, in Edgerton, to John W. and Fanny J. YATES HOSKINS. He was employed at T.R.W. in Portland for 20 years, retiring in 1976. He was a member of Shiloh Community Church. He was married Nov. 20, 1937, in Sand Lake, to Laura A. MACOMBER. She survives with their children, Beverly A. and Pastor Kenneth HARGER of Orleans, Alice L. HAMACHEK of Okemos, Ron and Joyce HOSKINS of Iron Mountain and one son-in-law, John LUYBEN, of Somerville, N.J.; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sarah BRANTNER of Warrensburg, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Linda LUYBEN, in 1991; five brothers, John, Seymour, Willard, Clifford and Richard; two sisters, Fannie WATSON and Vera DELINE. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Community Church, Orleans, with Pastors Kenneth and Kendall Harger officiating. Interment will be in Orleans Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Belding. Memorials may be made to Shiloh Community Church or the donor's choice.
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Houghton, Olan James

Source: THE STANTON CLIPPER, 12-29-1930

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR A RETIRED FARMER

Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon from the McBride church at 2 o'clock for Ole Houghton, retired farmer of Westville who passed away very suddenly, Sunday. Services were held at the home at one o'clock.

McBride Items: "This community was saddened on Monday to learn of the death of Olan J. Houghton, who passed away on Sunday afternoon. Mr. Hougton was a pioneer of Day township, having come here from New York when 15 years of age. The funeral was held at the McBride church, of which he was a member, Wednesday afternoon.

Westville: "The many friends of O. J. Houghton were very sorry to hear of his death at his home here on Sunday p.m. The entire community extend sincere sympathy.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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Houghton, Grace Estella Jenks

Source: THE STANTON CLIPPER, Friday, April 18, 1902 - page 4

"Our Neighbors", column 1, "Westville": "The home of O. J. Houghten has been overshadowed with grief by the death of his wife at 3 a.m. Monday, April 14, after an illness of nearly two weeks of bronchitis. Estella Houghten was born in North Plains, Ionia County, October 12, 1862 and was the eldest daughter of Horace and Melissa Jinks, who survive her. At 14 years of age she moved with her parents to this place, where she was held in the highest esteem by her neighbors and a large circle of friends. In 1882, she was united in marriage to O. J. Houghten and five children blessed their union, Grace, Blanche, Bessie, L. H. and Leonard. The husband will miss her as a kind and affectionate wife and mother. Besides husband and children, she leaves a father, mother, one sister and one brother. The whole community is in sympathy with the afflicted family. She gave her heart to God when she was young and united with the Wesleyan Methodist church. When the Congregational church was organized in the village she became a member. Although hindered by much sickness to the family which prevented her from being a regular attendant at church, her __?__ was ever on the side of right. Funeral services were held at the church last Tuesday, Rev. Whaley and Rev. Sharp officiating. They laid her at rest in the Palmer cemetery.

Submitted by LaVonne Bennett

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HOWARD, RICHARD LEE SR.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, March 31, 1999
Mount Pleasant - Richard Lee HOWARD Sr., 49, Stanton, formerly of Mount Pleasant, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at Carson City Hospital. Richard was born April 29, 1949, in Bad Axe, the son of Thomas and Mary FINLEY HOWARD. He worked as a bartender at Partner's Lounge. Prior to that, he was employed by the Regional Center for Developmental Disabilities in Mount Pleasant and Muskegon. He is survived by his mother, Mary HOWARD of Mount Pleasant; four children, Jackie and Chris SISCO of Burt, Richard and Shawn HOWARD, Rachel and Dave WIETEN, all of Muskegon, David and Candy HOWARD of Fort Hood, Texas; six grandchildren, Courtney and Trevor HOWARD, Joshua and Josse WIETEN, Hilary and Kaleb HOWARD; four brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Iva HOWARD of Whitney, Texas, Marvin and Kathy HOWARD of Remus, Mike and Fran HOWARD of Laurel, Md., Ed and Dorothy HOWARD of Mount Pleasant; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Mary Jane and Jerry DARNELL of Shepherd, Nancy BELL of Blanchard; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas HOWARD; and one brother-in-law, Gail BELL. His funeral will take place Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Lux Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant, with the Rev. Ron Vredeveld officiating. Burial will be in Chippewa Township Cemetery. Friends may call today from 1 to 9 p.m., and Thursday from noon until time of services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the wishes of the family. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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HOWLAND, EUGENE E.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Wednesday, November 20, 1999
Greenville - Eugene E. HOWLAND, 77, of Harvard Avenue NE, Cedar Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, at United Memorial Hospital, Greenville. He was born Sept. 30, 1922, in Sand Lake, the son of Elmer L. and Ethel M. HOUSE HOWLAND. He served his country in World War II as a first sergeant in the U.S. Army in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater, receiving many medals including two Bronze Battle Stars. On Aug. 30, 1969, he married Elizabeth M. HUGHES in Newaygo. He was a member of East Nelson United Methodist Church. He retired in 1985 as a trucker in the metals smelting industry. Surviving are his wife of 30 years, "Betty" HOWLAND of Cedar Springs; his son, Edmund Eugene HOWLAND, his brother and sister-in-law, Robert C. and Edith HOWLAND, all of Ravenna; and his nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, with his pastor, the Rev. Ben Lester, officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to East Nelson United Methodist Church.
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HUDSON, GENEVIEVE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, June 14, 1999
Howard City - Genevieve HUDSON, 60, Howard City, passed away Saturday, June 12, 1999, at her residence. She was born April 20, 1939, in Grand Rapids, the daughter of Hank and Rose DE BOER GRYZEN. She wa a member of the Howard City Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by two sons, Allen of Howard City, Troy of Cedar Springs; two daughters, Andrea BAUMAN of Morley, Peg FANCETT of Louisiana; two stepdaughters, Sherri KASNOWICZ of Howard City, Jody HUDSON of Kalamazoo; six grandchildren, Starlene, Troy, Jennifer, Heather, Ryan and Buzzy; several stepgrandchildren; two brothers, Clifford GRYZEN of Hudsonville, Richard GRYZEN of Pierson; two sisters, Bonnie WIREMAN of Greenville, Rose SLAGTER of California; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Dean. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Howard City with Pastor John Dawson officiating. Memorials to Hospice may be left at the Germain-Mohnke Funeral Home, Howard City, where friends may call on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and prior to services on Wednesday at the church.
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HUFFMAN, GORDON DALE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, May 20, 1999
Greenville - Gordon Dale HUFFMAN, 46, Greenville, died suddenly Thursday, April 29, 1999, at Kalamazoo. He was born May 2, 1952, in Detroit. He was a paramedic in Clare County for many years. He was currently employed at J.J. Transportation of Kalamazoo. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving from 1969 to 1971, with the First Cavalry. He is survived by his wife, Paula of Greenville; his sons, Christopher HUFFMAN, Michael MINNIE, both of Greenville; his parents, Arlen and Bonita HUFFMAN of Roscommon; children from a previous marriage, Kerensa and Howard HUFFMAN, both of Roscommon; also by Susan HUFFMAN of Roscommon; two sisters, Michelle and Patti, both of Roscommon; two stepsiblings, Clarence and Vicki, both of Roscommon. Memorial services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, with the Rev. Harry R. Johnson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
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HULL, EMMA SHEPHERDSON

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Tuesday, September 28, 1999
Muir - Emma Shepherdson HULL, 105, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at her residence in Carson City. She was born in Sackrider (Hart), April 23, 1894, the daughter of Charles and Bessie RIDGE SHEPHERDSON. She married the Rev. C. H. HULL in September 1913, and he passed away Feb. 4, 1975. She helped in his pastoral duties in Fenwick, Orleans, Deckerville, Bates, Alma, North Star, Carson City, Ashley, Ludington, Clare and Fenwick again. She invented and copyrighted the Bible Hall of Fame game. She belonged to WCTU, life member of WMF, Laymen's Fellowship and Mt. Hope United Brethren Church. She was a 10-year CEF teacher in 15 rural schools, in Ashley in the 1940s, Ludington in the 1950s and in Ashley again. She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Bessie Ann and Floyd SLUSSER SLOCUM of Florida, Nancy Lou N'GELE of Carson City; one son-in-law, Evan SPENCER; 11 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Charles Robert HULL; one daughter, Helen Grace SPENCER; two brothers and three sisters. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Tabernacle at Carson City Christian Camping Center, with the Rev. Larry Clark of Mt. Hope Church officiating. Further service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Sackrider Church, Hart, with Robert Shellhouse officiating. Burial will be in Hart Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Mt. Hope United Brethren Church, north of Carson City. A memorial fund has been set up for Mt. Hope Church building fund or support for Wycliff missionaries David and Becky SPENCER (Emma's grandson) Arrangements are being handled by Hull Memorial Chapel, Muir.
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HULLIBERGER, GEORGE D. "DAN"

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Friday, July 16, 1999
Greenville - George D. "Dan" HULLIBERGER, 60 of Mena, Ark., passed away Monday, July 12, 1999, in Arkansas. The son of Forrest W. and Jennie COVEY HULLIBERGER, he was born Dec. 7, 1938, in Belding. In 1955, Dan enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served three tours in Vietnam, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Disabled American Veterans and several other veterans organizations. He was preceded in death by his father, Forrest HULLIBERGER on Aug. 22, 1948; his mother, Jennie L GOUPELL on July 5, 1999
; his stepfather, William "Bill" GOUPELL on Sept. 20, 1994; one brother, David HULLIBERGER on Nov. 1. 1998; a stepsister, Paulette GOUPELL, and her son David Scott GOUPELL on Nov. 12, 1971. On Dec. 2, 1963, he married Dorothy "Dottie" GARCIA, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Suzie and Johnny WARD; a grandson, Joshua; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Ken and Dorothy HULLIBERGER, James and Jeanette HULLIBERGER, all of Belding, Alan HULLIBERGER of Greenville, Bill and Mary COY of Frederic; three stepsisters, Teresa LYONS, Mae HOLLAND, both of Greenville, Wendy WHITNEY of Belding; a stepbrother, Bill GOUPELL of Indianapolis, Ind.; an aunt, Grace SLOT of Grand Rapids; an uncle, Howard and Mary Jo COVEY of Cedar Springs; many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were today at 11 a.m. at the Mena American Legion Hall, Mena, Ark. Following cremation, burial will be at sea under the auspices of the U.S. Navy. Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association or the charity of one's choice may be left at the Brown-Teman Funeral Home, 511 S. Franklin St., Greenville.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HUNDERMAN, TRINITY MARCEL HOPE

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, January 25, 1999
Howard City - Trinity Marcel Hope HUNDERMAN, infant, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, at St. Mary's Hospital, Grand Rapids. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Coral with the Rev. Bert Boes officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday at the church from 1 p.m. until time of services. Arrangements are being handled by the Germain-Mohnke Funeral Home, Howard City.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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HUNT, ROY LYNN

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Monday, February 15, 1999
Crystal - Roy Lynn HUNT, 52, Presque Isle, formerly of Sumner, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999, at St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw. He was born March 22, 1946, in Riverdale, to Nile William and Ida Wahneita SHATTUCK HUNT. Roy was retired from B.O.C. Fisher Body, Lansing, after 30 years of service. He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Candy and Brian SMITH of Sumner, Judy and Tony BATES of Crystal; three grandchildren; the mother of his children, Mary E. HUNT of Sumner; a special friend, Renee LEHMAN of Presque Isle; his stepfather and his wife, Homzey and Nettie MORDEN of Blanchard; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Gaylord and Dorothy HUNT of Laingsburg, Rodger and Sharon HUNT of Stanton; one sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Alfred JOHNSON of Sumner; three stepbrothers, Lonnie and Mary MORDEN, Danny MORDEN, all of Lakeview, Gary and Barb MORDEN of Belding; one stepsister, Edna and Duane KROGMAN of Coral; several nieces and nephews. Roy was preceded in death by his parents and one stepbrother, LaVern MORDEN. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Crystal, with the Revs. Ried Martin and Dan Maas officiating. Interment will be in Sumner Cemetery, Sumner. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the wishes of the family.
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HUSTED, DOROTHY V.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Saturday, August 28, 1999
Crystal - Dorothy V. HUSTED, 80, of Sheridan, died Aug. 26, 1999, at the Sheridan Community Hospital. She was born Feb. 27, 1919, in Gratiot County, the daughter of Ernest and Ruby DREW CANFIELD. She retired from Riverside Correctional Facility in Ionia. She attended the Fenwick United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Six Lakes and the Sheridan senior citizens. She graduated from Carson City High School in 1936. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ellen and Robert WALTER of Sheridan; one granddaughter, Sheryl CAMP of Stanton; one grandson, Joe WALTER of Morley, and 7 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Ruby CANFIELD; her husband, Lewis J. HUSTED in 1991; one son Phillip HUSTED in 1944; and one sister Lucille HAAS. Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Crystal, with Pastor Larry Nalett officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Sheridan. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Fenwick United Methodist Church or to the Sheridan Community Hospital.
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HUYCK, CLIFFORD C.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, July 8, 1999
Crystal - Clifford C. HUYCK, 99, of Crystal, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at New Haven Foster Care, Dimondale. He was born Oct. 19, 1899, in Bloomer Township, Montcalm County, the son of William H. and Mary Jane BOYER HUYCK. He was the last survivor of 11 children born to this union. He attended Michigan Agricultural College before returning to spend the rest of his life farming the family farm. He was a member of First Congregational Church, Carson City. He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Norma (Donovan) and Clyde CHAMBERLIN of East Lansing, Daun and Roy KETCHESON of DeWitt; one son and daughter-in-law, Noel C. and Nancy HUYCK of Rochester Hills; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, four stepgreat-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Clifford was preceded in death by his first wife, Erma BLAKESLEE HUYCK, in 1965; his second wife, Lucile CASWELL HUYCK, in March 1999; and a grandson, James Donald HUYCK, in 1982. The family wishes to express their deep appreciation for the loving, compassionate care afforded by the staff at New Haven Foster Care, Dimondale. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Congregational Church, Carson City. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Crystal. Memorial contributions may be made to First Congregational Church, Carson City.
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HYSELL, RANDY L.

Daily News, Greenville, MI - Thursday, April 29, 1999
Belding - Randy L. HYSELL, 36, Belding, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at his residence. He was born April 7, 1963, in Greenville, to Judy TRANN HYSELL. He is survived by one daughter, Lindsey Jayle HYSELL of Grand Rapids; his mother, Judy HYSELL of Belding; his grandparents, Raymond and Dorothy TRANN of Belding; three brothers and one sister-in-law, Eric and Kathy HYSELL of Lowell, Donald and Mark HYSELL, both of Belding; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home, Belding, with Pastor Darwyn Hassert officiating. Interment will be in Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Smyrna Bible Church.
Contributed by Linda Johnston

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