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. 

Humane Unit Opens Drive in Wayland

Wayland—The Wayland branch of the Allegan County Humane society is launching its annual drive for funds, Mrs. Ames [sic] Mauchmar, president, announced Thursday.

Mrs. Mauchmar is receiving shots for rabies as a result of being bitten by a rapid cat. She tried to separate it from fighting another cat and was bitten.

Source: Grand Rapids Press, February 15, 1951.

Business and Professional News from the 1910s

D.D. Rorick, of this city, and C.A. Robison, of Massillon, have entered into a partnership business for the transaction of law, real estate, insurance and collections, and take this means of soliciting the business of the public. There office will be in the present office of D.D. Rorick. “Dal” and “Cal” ought to make a pretty good team, and do a good business in the lines they are handling, and here’s wishing them success. (Oxford Mirror, June 2, 1910)

J.O. Walling returned Sunday from Hollister where he went to look over a position for his orchestra. Mr. Walling states that the has a good offer but it will be some time before the parties will be ready for him. (Lompoc Record, July 15, 1910)

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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)

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