MORENCI—Mrs. Vera Browning Rorick, 71 years old, died at 12:30 a.m. today at her residence at 136 East Union Street. The widow of Cosper H. Rorick, she was born in Bay City Aug. 18, 1888, the daughter of Frank and Margaret Ryerson Hixon.
She was graduated from Three Rivers high school and had lived in Morenci since 1910. She married Mr. Rorick Feb. 22, 1911. He died Jan. 8, 1945.
Mrs. Rorick was a member of the Congregational church, the Daughters of the Covenant and the Garden Club.
She is survived by a son, Cosper H. Rorick, Jr., of Route 2, Morenci; three daughters, Mrs. Jacob (Frances) Martz of Pontiac, Mrs. Arthur (Margaret) Brewer of Route 2, Morenci and Mrs. Harold (Leila) Ranger of Morenci, and five grandchildren.
The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the Ackland & Fink Funeral Home with the Rev. Thomas Toy officiating. The burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, February 24, 1960.