Mrs. James Printz

Services for Mrs. Josephine Printz, 59, of Crooksville, who died Sunday in an Athens Hospital [sic], will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home in Crooksville.

She was born in Crooksville, March 15, 1906, daughter of William and Jennie Tatman Wolfe.

Among survivors are her husband, James Printz; and four brothers, Chester Wolfe, Crooksville; George Wolfe, New Lexington; Harvey Wolfe, Granville; and William Wolfe, Heath.

Calling hours are after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, and burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery.

Source: Newark Advocate, November 15, 1965.

Untitled (Sarah Henderson Mauchmar)

MAUCHMAR—Mrs. Sarah Ellen Mauchmar, aged 75, formerly of Wayland, widow of Burdette Mauchmar, passed away Monday night in the Grandville Nursing Home after a lingering illness. She is survived by four sons, Richard, Robert and James Downing of Grand Rapids, and Kenneth Downing of Las Vegas, Nevada; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Myrtle) Dau[unclear] of Grand Rapids; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Mauchmar was a member of the Church of Christ and the Order of Eastern Start at Wayland. Mrs. Mauchmar reposes at the Alt Mortuary where funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30. Interment Rosedale Memorial Park.

Source: Grand Rapids Press, April 7, 1965.

J.E. Palmer Life Resident

Jesse E. Palmer, 75, the son of George W. and Allie Van Fleet Palmer, was born January 11, 1889, in Farwell.  He received his education in the old Farwell School, where the Palmer family has had continuous attendance in this school and the new school for 70 years.

His early years were spent in the grocery business with his father, which included horse-drawn wagon service to Gilmore and Nottawa Townships.

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Lillian Wise Is Taken By Death

CORNING—Funeral rites for Mrs. Lillian Ruth Wise, 87, former Corning-Paskenta resident, were held Thursday in Trinity Methodist Church at Chico.  Burial was in the family plot at the Paskenta Cemetery.

A resident of Chico for 39 years, Mrs. Wise died Tuesday in the Good Samaritan Hospital at Oroville.  She was the widow of Sterling Wise whose death occurred in the early 1950s.

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Untitled (Clarence H. Mauchmar)

MAUCHMAR—Clarence H. Mauchmar, aged 89, of 530 W. Elm St., Wayland, passed away at his home Friday.  He is survived by a son, Otto of Shelbyville; two daughters, Mrs. John (Tressa) Conner of Wyoming, Mrs. Leo (Isa) Dias of Byron Center; 14 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Amos and Burdette, both of Wayland.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Archer-Hampel Funeral Home, Wayland, with Rev. Bryan Jones officiating.  Interment in Elmwood Cemetery, Wayland.

Source:  Grand Rapids Press, March 16, 1963. 

Mrs. Vera B. Rorick

MORENCI – Funeral services for Mrs. Vera B. Rorick who died Wednesday at her home in Morenci were at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ackland-Fink Funeral Home. The Rev. Thomas Toy officiated.  Bearers were Henry Geisler, Frank Sims, Maurice Spear, Clyde Porter, Duane Repert and Harvey Fortney.  Burial was in Oak Grove cemetery.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, February 27, 1960.

Untitled (Charles Beardslee)

Word was received of the death of Charles Beardslee, 92, on Monday night at the Methodist Home in Chelsea. Mr. Beardslee will be remembered in this area as he spent his boyhood days on father’s farm on Baldwin Road. He leaves 3 sisters, Catherine and Grace Beardslee of Highland Park and Mrs. Sidney Keys of Rutherford, N.J. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 A.M. at the Harper-Milligan Funeral Home, 16450 Hamilton Ave., Detroit.

Source: The Clarkston News, June 20, 1957.

Mrs. Minnie L. Wise

Mrs. Minnie L. Wise, 67, of 652 Kedzie dr., East Lansing, died Friday evening at a local hospital. Mrs. Wise had lived with her daughter, Mrs. W.A. Stowe, at East Lansing for the past three years, coming here from Ypsilanti. Besides the daughter he is survived by a brother, Lee Nichols of Ludington, and two granddaughters, Yvonne and Judith Stowe, both of East Lansing. Funeral services will be at the Stevens and Bush funeral home at Ypsilanti at 1 p.m. Monday. Rev. William Shaw officiating. The body will be at Estes-Leadley funeral home until Sunday.

Source: Lansing State Journal, May 15, 1954.