Deaths and Funerals from the 1930s

Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Beardslee, Miss Belle Beardslee and Mr. and Mrs. Grant E. Beardslee attended the funeral of their cousin, Mrs. Lottie Groover, at Oakwood Wednesday. (The Clarkston News, May 30, 1930)

S.T. Beardslee has received word that his cousin, Lute Sutton, died at his farm home near Orion Tuesday. (The Clarkston News, June 26, 1931)

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Brodt were called to Ann Arbor the last of the week by the death of the latter’s aunt, Miss Arabella Beardslee, of Sashabaw Plains. Miss Beardslee underwent and operation two weeks ago, pneumonia developing which caused her death. (Oxford Leader, March 18, 1932)

Eugene Groover and Mrs. Glenn Groover, of Lapeer, were here on Tuesday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Lute Sutton. (Oxford Leader, January 29, 1932)

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Spear, E.E. Spear and Mrs. Oliver Farst attended the funeral of Lewis Converse held at the Stockwell Funeral Home at Morenci Monday afternoon. (Adrian Daily Telegram, April 19, 1933)

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Brodt were called to Marlette Monday morning by the sudden death of the former’s father, Manley Brodt at the Marlette Hospital. Mr. Brodt, age 74 years, underwent an operation the last of the week from the removal of his foot for gangrene which developed from an infection and diabetes, however death was from a heart attack. (Oxford Leader, May 19, 1933)

Mr. and Mrs. Burdette Mauchmar, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ayers, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ayers and Mrs. Lee Kinert all of Wayland, and Mrs. Herbert Washburn of Grand Rapids having [sic] returned to their homes after having been called to Cadillac by the death of G.W. Barnes. (Grand Rapids Press, July 22, 1937)

Friends in Morenci received word of the sudden death of F.T. Sullivan which occurred Saturday afternoon. Mr. Sullivan was overcome by the heat. (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 19, 1939)


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