Died Unexpectedly Wednesday Morning
Curtis Kennedy Rorick, 62, died unexpectedly at his home on North Summit street early Wednesday morning. Mr. Rorick had been a prominent farmer in Seneca township most of his life until his retirement in 1950.
He graduated from Adrian College in 1916 where he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. In 1917 he married Ruth Lloyd.
The lived on the farm west of Seneca until 1950, when they moved to Morenci. Mr. Rorick was a member of the First Congregational church here.
He was born in Seneca Township, February 16, 1895, to James [sic] Herbert and Edith Kennedy Rorick.
Mr. Rorick was preceded in death by his parents; a son, infancy; and a brother, C.H. Rorick.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth, two sons, Herbert of Seneca and Marvin of Plainwell, one daughter, Catherine Buhrman of Cincinnati, Ohio, and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Ackland and Fink Funeral home with Rev. Robert McCachran of Adrian officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Carl VanValkenburg, Harold Clark, Alex Peterson, J.P. Witt, Oscar Foster and Arthur Ackland.
Source: Morenci Observer, April 4, 1957.