Short News Items from 1956

Mr. and Mrs. Halden Mauchmar have moved into the tenant house of the Earl Page farm. Mrs. Mauchmar is the niece of Mr. Page and the couple will manage the farm for their uncle. (Allegan News Gazette, March 15, 1956)

Relatives spent last Monday in the home of Mrs. Winifred Porritt: Mrs. Ray Whims and two daughters of Lansing; Mrs. Earl Alleman of Oxford; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lee Porritt of Clarkston; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Porritt and daughter, Dawn, and another daughter, Mrs. Don McCool and children. Mrs. McCool with her family will soon leave for Germany where they are to join Mr. McCool who is in the Service. (Clarkston News, October 18, 1956)


Short News Items from 1954

The Watson Rod and Gun Club will hold a chicken shoot at the farm of Haldan Mauchmar, 2 miles west of Hopkins, on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m.  22 caliber rifles and deer rifles will compete for some fine white rock roosters.  (Allegan News, December 2, 1954)

Miss Nancy Anderson and Miss Marilyn Mauchmar who have been attending the Grand Rapids School Comptometry, received their diplomas Friday night.  (Allegan Gazette, December 17, 1954)

Short News Items from 1945

Miss Edith Myers of Washington D.C. has returned to her work after a visit with her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Myers. (Columbus Sunday Dispatch, September 30, 1945)

Mrs. Clarence McBride entertained Monday evening at a birthday dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Mauchmar and daughters, Mrs. Oliver Drier [sic] and Miss Ethelyn Mauchmar. The occasion was Miss Ethelyn Mauchmar’s and Mrs. McBride’s birthday. (The Allegan News, March 9, 1945)

Short News Items from 1944

Miss Ethel Mauchmar and Mrs. Clarence McBride left Wednesday for Fort McClellan, Ala., to visit the latter’s son, Pvt. Bernath McBride. (The Allegan News, January 7, 1944)

Petty Officer 3/C Wyman Rorick who has been serving in the U.S. Navy in the Southwest Pacific is spending a 20-day leave with his Mother Mrs. Leeila Rorick in Toledo and with friends in Morenci. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 15, 1944)

Wyman Rorick, petty officer third class, U.S.N., who has served two years in the Southwest Pacific area, has spending a 20-day leave with his mother, Mrs. Leeila Rorick in Toledo and with friends in Morenci. He returned Wednesday to his station. (Adrian Daily Telegram, January 21, 1944)

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Short News Items from 1931

Mrs. M. Hixson entertained at one o’clock dinner for the pleasure of Mr. Bartlett Thompson on his birthday and the 20th wedding of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick, of Morenci, Mich. Covers were laid for 20 guests. The table was decorated with deep pink carnations and ferns and on each side were two large cakes, with white icing and in the center a small vase of red roses, the other was white with pink roses and green vines made in the icing. A three-course dinner was served. After dinner a program of music was given: solo by Mr. Thompson, recitation by Mrs. Bernard of Bryan, and concluding with singing by all. The guests present were: Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bonner of Bryan, Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Rorick of Morenci, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ceaser, Toledo, Mr. and Mars. Marion Riffner of Fayette, Mrs. Marjorie Thompson of Columbus, Mrs. Jesses Allison of Reading, Mich., Misses Bertha Thompson and Betty Ceaser of Toledo, Miss Lillian Riffner of Bowling Green, Miss Frances Rorick of Ann Arbor, Miss Mary Thompson of Bryan, Misses Margaret and Leila Rorick, Caspar Rorick jr., of Morenci, Mr. Thompson, Mrs. Hixson. (Archbold Buckeye, March 11, 1931)

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Short News Items from 1919

Jas. Burns and Miss Ida Burns returned to their home at Athol Thursday after spending a week at the Chas. Schnell home in this city [Kensington]. (The Athol Record, January 30, 1919)

Of interest to many Athens people will be the following clipping from a Fayette paper with regard to Mrs. E.H. Rorick, wife of Dr. Rorick former superintendent of the Athens State hospital: The many friends of Dr. and Mrs. E.H. Rorick of Fayette, are sending messages of sympathy and encouragement for the recovery of Mrs. Rorick from an attack of paralysis which she suffered Monday. Her friendly greetings, pleasant smile and acts of kindness have won a strong hold on the hearts of the people. She is one the county’s noblest women. The latest reports are very encouraging for her recovery. (Athens Daily Messenger, March 17, 1919)

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Sue VandenBerg Wed

The marriage of Miss Sue Marie VandenBerg of Kalamazoo and Gregory Loren Mauchmar was solemnized last Saturday afternoon in the First Presbyterian Chapel, Kalamazoo. Parent of the bride and Mr. and Mrs. George White of Kalamazoo and Mr. and Mrs. Merle VandenBerg, Forest Hills Ave. SE. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Loren E. Mauchmar of Richland.

The bride was attired in a satin bound sheer gown with puffed sleeves and an embroidered band enhancing the waistline. A matching bow secured her veil.

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Short News Items from 1913

Mark Pomeroy likes fast driving, but Friday the team went faster than he enjoyed, taking him about two miles at a lively gait. Fortunately, no damage was done. (Twin Falls Times, January 3, 1913)

Ersel Walling departed on Saturday evening’s train for Spokane, Wash. (Lompoc Record, April 4, 1913)

WAYLAND—Mrs. A.J. Mauchmar of Diamondale is here visiting her parents, Dr. and Mrs. E.H. Ryno. (Otsego Union, June 5, 1913)

Herbert Cawley, who has been in the west for the past six months, and who is now located on a ranch in Montana, is visiting his father P.F. Cawley and sister Helen. (Adrian Daily Telegram, October 1, 1913)

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.

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.