Miss Walling Is Bride of Curtis Stewart

Miss Gertrude Walling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling of Portland and a sister of Mrs. James Mott of Salem, became the bride of Curtis Stewart at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Hallock in Tacoma.

Mrs. Stewart is a graduate of Oregon State college and a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. For several years she has been on the faculty of the Washington high school in Portland. Mr. Stewart is in business in Portland and the couple will make their home in Lake Oswego after their return from a wedding trip to Canada.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, June 11, 1937.

Herbert C. Rorick, Mason, Dies in Newark

Following a ten weeks’ illness as the result of an accident, Herbert C. Rorick, grand master of Masons of New Jersey in 1918, died on Saturday at his residence, 39 Ninth avenue, Newark, where he has been in the insurance business for almost fifty years previous to retiring several years ago. Miss Nellie Rorick, a sister with whom he resided, survives.

Source: Paterson Morning Call, April 4, 1933.

Dr. Rorick Bennett

Dr. Rorick Bennett, who died in California May 9, in her 89th year, will be remembered by many older residents of Lenawee county. She was a sister of the late Cosper Rorick, a prominent citizen of Seneca and later of Morenci, one of whose sons, George H., is president of the First State Bank in that village, and another, Horton C., holds the same office in the Spitzer-Rorick Bank of Toledo. A sister, Mrs. Deborah Speer [sic], recently died at an advanced age at the home of her son, E.E. Speer [sic], and another, Mrs. Melissa Porter, has shared her home and still lives in South Pasadena, Cal.

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Engagement Is Announced

The engagement of Charles Amberg, 119 Country Club Drive, Elmira, to Miss Elizabeth Selkirk of Albany, has been announced at Alfred University. Mr. Amberg is a senior in the ceramic engineering course and Miss Selkirk is a junior in the ceramic applied art course. Mr. Amberg is the president of the Eta Mu Alpha honorary fraternity and a member of Klan Alpine fraternity. Miss Selkirk is a member of Pi Alpha Pi sorority and art editor on the year book staff.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, October 27, 1926.

Scalds Kill Child Aged 2 1-2 Years

MORENCI, Mich., May 23.—Scalds suffered Monday by Emma Frances Spear, aged two and one-half years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Spear, who live 10 miles west of Morenci, yesterday caused her death in the Flower hospital in Toledo.

The baby, an only child, accidentally sat in a pan of hot water in which her mother had been about to pluck a chicken. She was rushed to the Toledo hospital but had been so badly burned that she died only a day later.

The body was brought here to the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Spear. The funeral will be held in that home Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock, the Rev. S.N. Oliver of Charlotte, formerly of Morenci, officiating. The burial will be in the Morenci Oak Grove cemetery.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, May 23, 1928.

Oakwood Farmer Dies Suddenly

Sidney Groover, Former Oxford Resident Taken By Death

Sidney B. Groover, aged 71 years, died at his farm home near Oakwood early Friday morning. Although Mr. Groover had been in poor health for the past few years, his death came very unexpectedly. At two o’clock in the morning Mrs. Groover noticed him breathing heavily and death came before a physician could be summoned.

For many years the deceased resided on a farm southeast of Orion, later retiring and moving to Orion village where he resided for a number of years until stricken with an ailment that confined him to his bed and from which he never recovered. Selling his home in Orion he again returned to the farm which he later sold to Detroit parties and purchased another near Oakwood, where the family moved several months ago.

The deceased his survived by his widow and one son, Levi, four grandchildren and three brothers, Charles and Ira, of Oakwood, and Eugene, of Lapeer.

Funeral services were held from the home Monday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, Rev. F.I. Walker, of Orion, officiating and burial was made in Evergreen cemetery, Orion.

Source: Oxford Leader, April 1, 1927.

Funeral of Mrs. Rorick

MORENCI, Mich., Aug. 6—The funeral service for Mrs. Amelia Rorick was held at the home on East Main street Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. S.N. Oliver officiating.

George Pratt sang “Crossing the Bar” and “Sometime We’ll Understand.” The bearers were H.V. Smith, Ray Kellogg, A.A. Thompson, Fred Keefer, Ernest Schofield and S.E. Rupp. Friends at the service from out of town were Mrs. Helen Partridge of Detroit; William Shepherd of Bowling Green, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Sanders, Mrs. Charles Mitchell, Mrs. Bert Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Cole of Metamora; Miss Anna Cawley of Ann Arbor; Mrs. Fred Perry of Los Angeles, J. Brown, A.B. Cole of Hillsdale; Mrs. Albert Foster of Toledo; Mrs. J.P. Rorick of Adrian; Mrs. Carl Guss and daughter Helen of Medina; Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Gay, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Partridge, Hugh Miley, Mrs. Henry Crane, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sullivan and Mrs. Earl Baldwin of Fayette. The burial was made in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, August 6, 1925.

Parents Of Bay Victim Formerly Lived Here

F. [sic] Toner, who was killed at Toledo, Or., a few days ago, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Toner. Mr. Toner lived in Oregon City several years ago, and is well known here. The young man was in company with three other young men, all of whom lost their lives in the bay when the boat capsized. Another son of Mr. and Mrs. Toner died of typhoid fever.

Source: Oregon City Enterprise, October 23, 1912.