EARL N. BALDWIN, 78, prominent retired Howell business man, died Sunday evening, October 7, in St. Joseph Mercy hospital, Ann Arbor, after a short illness. Mr. Baldwin was born in Morrenci [sic], Michigan, November 3, 1878, and came to Howell from Adrian to engage in the hardware business from which he retired a few years ago and the business is now operated by one son, Duane.
The funeral services will be at 1:30 this Wednesday, October 10, from the Presbyterian church with the Rev. Walter A. Geske, minister of that church, officiating. Interment will be at Morrenci [sic].
Besides the widow he is survived by two daughters and several sons.
Source: Livingston County Press, October 10, 1956.