Kirk Rorick

Kirk Rorick, 59, a former Morenci resident, died Monday afternoon at his home in Detroit. He had been in failing health the past few years. He was formerly employed by the Briggs Manufacturing Company in Detroit.

Besides his widow, Leone, Mr. Rorick is survived by a daughter, Georgia, at home; two sons, Wyman in Arizona and William in Texas; three sisters, Jean Rorick of Detroit, Amanda Metcalf and Harriet Kendall; and two brothers, Max of China Lake, Calif., and George Rorick of Los Angeles, Calif.

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Obituary

Harriett L. Porter, daughter of John C. and Louisa K. Porter, was born in Seneca township, Lenawee county, Michigan, November 6, 1853, and died in Columbus, Ohio, on April 8, 1936, aged 82 years 4 months and 22 days.

On February 10, 1870, she was united in marriage with LeRoy W. Rorick, and to this union two children were born, Nellie R. Murphy of Columbus, Ohio, and Cosper M. Rorick, of Morenci, both of whom are living, together with eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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Metcalf-Rorick

MORENCI, Mich., June 12.—At the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Rorick on Oak street Saturday afternoon occurred the marriage of their daughter Catherine A. to Attorney Harry A. Metcalf of Eaton Rapids, Mich. At 4 o’clock the young couple, unattended, took their places before the mantle banked with ferns and peonies and the ring service was by the Rev. S.N. Oliver. The bride wore a gown of white canton crepe with an over drape of lace and carried Ophelia roses and valley lilies. Following the ceremony a three course dinner was served by three cousins of the bride, Miss Pauline Baldwin, Miss Marie Rorick, Miss Lorna Sutton. The tables were centered with pink roses in bud vases and the color scheme of pink and white was carried out in the appointments. Large baskets of pink gladioli beautified the parlors.

Guests from out of town were the groom’s mother, Mrs. Gertrude Holmes and son Gayle Metcalf of Ann Arbor, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Metcalf of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Domitoe of Toledo, Mr. and Mrs. E.N. Baldwin, son Ned and daughter Pauline of Fayette.

Mrs. Metcalf is a graduate of the Morenci high school and for the past few months has been the manager of the Grinnell Brothers music store of this place. Mr. Metcalf is a graduate of the Detroit College of Law and is now practicing in Eaton Rapids, Mich., where they will be at home to their friends after July first. They left Saturday evening for the Rorick cottage at Devils Lake where they will spend the week.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, June 12, 1922.