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HAAN, MARGARET L. “BLONDIE” MRS. (JONES)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 7 February 1992, Page 4C

HAAN, MRS. MARGARET L. “BLONDIE”, Muskegon Heights.  Mrs. Haan, age 62, died Wed., Feb. 5, 1992.  She was born, Margaret Jones, on July 15, 1929 in Grand Traverse County and was a former resident of Kalamazoo.  On June 4, 1962 she married James Haan in Grand Rapids.  SURVIVORS:  Husband, James; 4 sons, Warren, Frank, James Jr. & Danny; 5 daughters, Linda, Valarie, Diana Jean, Terry & Cindy; several grandchildren; 4 sisters and brothers.  SERVICE:  Saturday 1 p.m. at the Clock Chapel with the Rev. Burt Wachter officiating.  Interment Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION:  This evening 7-9 at the Clock Funeral Home.  —Clock Muskegon

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HAAS, Bernard H.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, Thursday, April 7, 1938, page 22

Bernard H. Haas, 55 years old, of 1029 Wood st. died Wednesday evening at the  Muskegon County Sanatorium after a one year illness.  Born Jan. 19, 1883, at New  York City, he was graduated from high school there and later worked in Schenectady,  N.Y. for the General Electric company.  He moved to New Castle, Ind. In 1910, where he  was married to Miss Bessie Aron the same year.  In 1912 they moved to Cheyenne,  Wyo., where he was connected with the Union Pacific railroad until 1930.  He came to  Muskegon eight years ago and had been employed by the Continental Motors  corporation, the Naphsol Refining Co., Campbell, Wyant and Cannon Foundry  company, and also by the Challenge Machine shop, Grand Haven.  Mrs. Haas died in  1919 at Omaha, Neb.  He was a member of the Sons of Israel at Muskegon.  He leaves  two daughters, Miss Blanche Louise Haas of Muskegon, and Mrs. Harold Kline at home;  one grandchild, and one brother, Jacob Haas, of Hartford, Conn.

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HAAS, WARD A. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 12 February 1996, Page 4C

HAAS, MR. WARD A., Muskegon.  Mr. Ward A. Haas, 69, died Sunday morning, February 11, 1996.  Arrangements will be announced later by Sytsema Funeral Home  737 Apple Avenue

 

13 February 1996, Page 4C

HAAS, MR. WARD A., Muskegon.  SERVICES: 1:00 PM Thursday at Sytsema Funeral Home 737 Apple Avenue.  VISITATION: 1 hour prior to the service.  MEMORIAL: To the Family.

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HACKLEY, Charles H.

Biography & more

 

HACKLEY, Mrs. Charles H.

Short Story – “The Story of Charity in Muskegon

 

HACKEY, JEFFERY E. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 22 September 1995, Page 5C

HACKEY, MR. JEFFERY E. Fruitland Township.  Mr. Hackey, age 37, died September 21, 1995.  Born October 8, 1957, in Muskegon, he had lived in the area all his life.  On August 10, 1985, in Muskegon, he married the former Connie L. Johnson and had worked in maintenance for The Knoll Group.  He was a member of Giles Road Baptist Church, the National Rifle Association and served in the US Navy.  FAMILY:  His wife, Connie; 1 son, Jerrud; 3 daughters, Heather, Laura & Beth; his father, Jerry (June) Hackey of North Muskegon; his mother, Patricia (Andy) Meekhof of North Muskegon; 3 sisters, Zoe (David) Pearson of Detroit, Susan (Glen) Crow of Montague and Jennifer Hackey of North Muskegon; the Cherney and Meekhof families; a special friend for life, Dean Fricke.  SERVICE:  Sunday, September 24, 1995, at 2 PM, from Giles Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Darrell K. Storvik and the Rev. Donald W. LeMaire officiating.  VISITING HOURS:  Today, Friday, 5-8 PM, at the funeral home in Whitehall.  MEMORIAL: Children’s Educational Trust Fund.  —Clock – White Lake

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HACKLEY, Helen A.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI  Thursday, January 7, 1928, page 20

HACKLEY.  The remains of Helen A. Hackley, late of Chicago, Ill. And former resident of  Muskegon were today laid to rest in the Hackley Mausoleum at Evergreen cemetery.   Arrangements were made by the Harold A. Wood Funeral Home. 

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HACKLEY, Scott Morse "Bill"

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Monday September 12, 1983, page 2B:4

{Picture}   Charles Hackley's grandson dead at 72   Scott Morse "Bill" Hackley, the  grandson of Muskegon lumber baron and benefactor Charles H. Hackley, died recently  in Santa Barbara, Calif.  Hackley, 72 was born in Muskegon in 1911 and moved to  California with his family sis years later.  Hackley was an occasional visitor to  Muskegon and in 1966 returned with his wife to tour Hackley House, the house he  played in as a child.  Hackley was property manager for most of his career.  He is  survived by his wife, Julienne Burril Hackley, also of Santa Barbara.  The family asks  that any memorials be sent to the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara.

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HADDEN, A.

Short Story – “The Story of Charity in Muskegon”

 

HADDEN, Archibald Rev.

Biography

 

HAGE, ELVA M. MRS. (BALLAH)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 31 August 1974, Page 16

HAGE, MRS. ELVA M., 762 Evanston Avenue.  Mrs. Elva M. Hage, age 92 years, passed away this morning at Brookhaven Medical Care Facility.  She was born March 7, 1882 in Sedalia, Missouri and moved to Hillside, Illinois when she was 18 years old and came to Muskegon in 1922.  She was the former Elva M. Ballah and was married to William T. Hage in 1901 at Hillside, Ill. and he passed away Oct. 1, 1958 in Muskegon.  She was a member of the Evanston Avenue Baptist Church.  She is survived by 3 sons; Theodore P. of Montague, Ralph of Muskegon and Calvin of Chicago, Ill.; 2 daughters; Mrs. Hazel V. Cole and Miss Jessie Hage both of Muskegon, 2 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren.  Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Sytsema Chapel with Rev. Donald E. Wolf officiating.  Interment will be in Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home beginning at 2:00 P.M. Sunday and where they may meet the family 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. on Sunday and Monday.  For a more lasting memorial contributions may be made to the Missionary Fund of Evanston Avenue Baptist Church.  Envelopes are available at the funeral home.  —Sytsema

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HAGE, HELEN LYDIA MRS. (ORLOWSKY)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 12 February 2005, Page 7A

HAGE, MRS. HELEN LYDIA, Muskegon.  Helen Lydia Hage, 95, passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at Christian Care of Muskegon.  Helen was born on Dec. 16, 1909 to Louis and Lydia (Ehlers) Orlowsky in Chicago, Illinois.  She and her beloved husband, Theodore (Ted) Hage to whom she was married for 60 years made their home in the Chicago area until they retired to Whitbeck Road in Montague.  Helen and Ted spent many happy years there together in retirement.  Helen became involved in the Montague Museum and the Montague Garden Club.  In 1989 they moved to Pine Grove Manor in Muskegon and made many wonderful friends.  Helen is survived by her very dear friend Norma Jones of Muskegon.  Also surviving are her nephew, Dr. Marvin Hage and his wife Miriam of Wilmington, NC, a very special great niece, Elizabeth Hage of Alexandria, Virginia and her great nephews, Dr. William Hage (Penny) of Raleigh, North Carolina and John C. Hage (Anna) of Princeton, New Jersey.  Although Helen lived to be a senior citizen she was always young at heart and continued to enjoy life and be active until very recently.  She had a curious mind and remained an avid reader and student.  She loved the classes she took at Pine Grove, was a loyal educational TV viewer, and was a faithful subscriber to Smithsonian magazine.  She loved to cook and to experiment with new recipes.  She never missed Jeopardy! Although she did not venture far from Muskegon, in her mind she traveled the world!  Her infectious laugh and straightforward “Chicago” sense of humor will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.  Over the years she had many physical challenges but she always remained good natured and optimistic.  We are thankful for the joy that Helen brought into our lives and will miss her a great deal.  As a family we are so grateful for the love and friendship that Norma Jones gave to Helen, especially in the last few days,  We are also grateful to the staff of Christian Care for the support and care given to Helen.  A celebration of Helen's life will be held on Monday, February 14, 2005 at 1:00 PM at Sytsema Funeral Home, Inc., 737 Apple Ave., (231 726-5210), www.sytsemafh.com.  A time of gathering with the family will be held one hour prior to the service.  Burial will take place at the Fruitland Township Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Helen's memory be made to Hospice 888 Terrace St., Muskegon 49440 or to Christian Care Activities Fund, attn. Linda Ferguson. 1530 McLaughlin St., Muskegon 49442.

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HAGE, JESSIE L. MISS

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 22 March 1985, Page 5C

HAGE, MISS JESSIE L., 828 E. Isabella Ave.  Miss Jessie L. Hage, age 67, passed away Thursday afternoon at a local nursing home.  She was born Aug. 4, 1917, in Chicago, Ill. and has resided in Muskegon most of her life.  She had been employed at Westran Corp. for 30 years until her retirement in 1980.  She was an active member of Evanston Ave. Baptist Church, its Sunday School, children’s activities, special music and as a piano player.  She is survived by 2 brothers, Theodore (Helen) Hage of Montague, Ralph (Evelyn) Hage of Muskegon; 1 sister, Mrs. Hazel Cole of Muskegon; 2 nephews, Dr. Harvin Hage M.D. of Durham, N. Carolina & Philip Cole of Orlando, FL.  Services will be held at 1 P.M. Saturday from the Sytsema Chapel with Dr. Howard G. Longcore officiating.  Interment will be in Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home where they may meet the family 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. today.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Church or American Cancer Society.  —Sytsema

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HAGE, Ralph M.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  9 March 2002  Page 5B

HAGE, MR.  RALPH M.  Husband of Evelyn  Muskegon  Mr. Ralph M. Hage, age 90, went to be with his Lord early Friday  morning March 8, 2002.  He was born on May 13, 1911 in Chicago, IL to William and Elva (Ballah) Hage and had resided in  the Muskegon area since 1922.  Mr. Hage worked for Teledyne Continental Motors for 32 years before retiring in 1969.   After retirement he was a chaplain with the Muskegon Hospital Chaplaincy for 17 years.  Mr. Hage was a faithful member of  Evanston Avenue Baptist Church.  On June 28, 1940 he married the former Evelyn Slager in Muskegon and she survives him  along with a son, Dr. Marvin L. & Miriam Hage of North Carolina; 3 grandchildren, Dr. William D. Hage, Elizabeth L. Hage,  John C. Hage; a sister-in- law, Helen Hage of Muskegon, and a dear extended family.  He was preceded in death by his  parents; 2 brothers, Calvin and Theodore; 2 sisters, Jessie and Hazel.  SERVICES will be 1:00 PM Monday at Evanston  Avenue Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Oberg and Rev. Allan Engstrom officiating.  Burial will be in Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.   VISITATION will be from 3-5 PM Sunday at  Sytsema Funeral Home  737 Apple Avenue  http://sytsema1.plan4ever.com  (231) 726-5210  MEMORIALS to Evanston Avenue Baptist Church will be appreciated.

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HAGE, THEODORE P. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 16 September 1991, Page 6C

HAGE, MR. THEODORE P., (Husband of Helen), Muskegon.  Mr. Theodore P. Hage, 89, died Sun., Sept. 15, 1991.  He was born July 15, 1902 in Chicago, IL, and resided in Muskegon since 1967.  He was married to the former Helen L. Orlowsky on May 10, 1930, in Valparaiso, IN and she survives him along with his brother, Ralph (Evelyn) Hage of Muskegon.  Services will be 1 PM Wed. from the Sytsema Funeral Home   737 Apple Avenue with Pastor Brian Oberg officiating.  Burial will be in Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  Visitation: 2-4 & 7-9 PM Tuesday.  Suggested Memorial: Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Assoc.

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HAGE, WILLIAM T. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 2 October 1958, Page 4

W. T. Hage, 78, Retired Railroad Employe, Dies.  William T. Hage, 78, of 3725 Jones road, Fruitport Township, a retired railroad machinist, died yesterday at Muskegon County Medical Care Facility following a short illness.  Born Dec. 9, 1879, at Chicago, Mr. Hage moved here in 1946, following his retirement by the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Company after several years of employment.  Mr. Hage and his wife, the former Elva M. Bellah, whom he married in Chicago Oct. 16, 1901, marked their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1951.  The Hages had been coming to the Muskegon area since 1921.  Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Theodore and Calvin, Chicago, and Ralph, Muskegon; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Cole, Chicago, and Miss Jessis Hage, Muskegon; one sister, Mrs. Ada Sosinski, Eau Claire, Wis.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Page 39

HAGE, MR. WILLIAM T., 3725 Jones Rd., Fruitport Twp.  Mr. William T. Hage, age 78 years, passed away Wednesday afternoon at the Muskegon County Medical Care Facility.  Services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday at the Sytsema Chapel, Rev. Kenneth Berlin officiating and the interment will be in the Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.  —Sytsema.    

3 October 1958, Page 25

HAGE, MR. WILLIAM T., 3725 Jones Rd., Fruitland Twp.  Services for Mr. William T. Hage will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday at the Sytsema Chapel, Rev. Kenneth A. Berlin officiating and the interment will be in the Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.  —Sytsema.        

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HAGEN, Mary Catherine (Mrs.)

Obituary

HAGEN  Muskegon Chronicle,Muskegon,  Michigan,Wednesday,September 1,1993 Obituary:  HAGEN,Mrs.Mary Catherine, Fremont Mrs. Charles Hagen,age  73,of Fremont passed away Tuesday evening at the Gerber  Memorial Hospital.Mary was a communicant of All Saints  Catholic Church abd farmed for many years with her husband  Charles. Surviving are her husband Charles; daughter,Mrs.  Russell (Marian) Strait; son, Harold(Mary) Hagen all of  Fremont; 3 grandchildren;2 great-grandchildren; brothers and  sisters. VISITATION: Wednesday,2-4 and 7-4 PM from  Crandell Funeral Home in Fremont. FUNERAL SERVICES:  Thursday at 2:00PM from Crandell Funeral Home in Fremont.  INTERMENT: Holton Cemetery. MEMORIAL: Alzheimers  Research.   Crandell, Fremont

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HAGEN, William A.

Biography

 

HAGER, BRUCE C. II

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan,  6 April 1995, Page 1B

Alcohol linked to crash that kills two By ROGER MORGENSTERN Chronicle staff writer.  A second young man has died from injuries caused by a one-car accident in Blue Lake Township early Wednesday morning.   And the county medical examiner now says the driver – who also was killed – was drunk at the time of the crash.  A back-seat passenger in the vehicle, Robert William Miesch, 19, of 7740 Carefree, Whitehall, died of head injuries Wednesday night at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, a spokesman said.  Miesch had been flown to Butterworth from Muskegon General Hospital shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday.  An autopsy performed on the driver, Bruce C. Hager II, showed the 20-year-old Whitehall resident had a blood-alcohol level of 0.222 percent, according to Muskegon County Medical Examiner Dr. Henry DeLeeuw.  Hager died at the crash scene.  Hager’s blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.  A level of 0.1 percent is the legal threshold for drunk driving charges, according to state law.  State Police troopers investigating the accident were not available this morning and officials at the Grand Haven Post had not seen the autopsy reports and declined to comment.  According to a state police report, Hager was driving his new two-door 1995 Eagle Talon north on Blue Lake Road, three-tenths of a mile north of Crystal Lake Road about 12:30 a.m. when he lost control of the car on a curve.  The car left the road, rolled several times and struck at least two trees, the report stated.  The posted speed limit is 55 mph and it appeared Hager was exceeding that speed, troopers said.  An investigation is continuing to determine the car’s exact speed.  A front-seat passenger, Shane Robert Plichta, 19, of 2133 Fruitvale, Montague, was treated and released with minor injuries at Hackley Hospital.  According to the police report, all three occupants were wearing seatbelts and both driver-side and passenger-side airbags deployed.  Hager was born in Shelby but lived in the White Lake area his entire life.  A graduate of Whitehall High School, Hager was employed as a machine operator at CMI-Dearborn Inc. in Montague.  He had attended Bible Baptist Temple.  Hager is survived by his mother, LouAnn Bowen of Whitehall, father, Bruce Hager Sr. of Twin Lake, a brother, Dyllon Hager of Whitehall, a sister, April Hager of Whitehall, a stepbrother, Sean Hower of Whitehall and a stepsister, Tiffany Hower of Twin Lake.  Speaking for the Hagers, a family friend from church said the young man always had his fellow high school students laughing.  She said he was an avid skier and loved to hunt and fish and also played the bass guitar.  “He was a caring person, very sensitive,” the friend said.  “He was life to people around him.”  Funeral services for Hager are Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Clock Chapel in Whitehall.  Clock Funeral Home in Whitehall also is handling the arrangements for Miesch.  Details were not available this morning.  Miesch, a Whitehall High School graduate, is  remembered as a natural athlete with a wide range of friends.  Greg Boughton coached Miesch on the golf team for three years.  “Bobby was full of life,” said Boughton this morning.  “He had this big grin.  There was a lot of kid in Bobby Miesch.  You could be angry at him and he’d get this twinkle in his eye and you’d be laughing the next minute.” Miesch worked at Whitehall Products in Montague through Manpower Temporary Services. 

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Page 4B

HAGER, MR. BRUCE C. II Whitehall - Bruce Hager II, age 20, died April 5, 1995.  Born March 8, 1975, in Shelby, he had lived in the White Lake area all his life.  A graduate of Whitehall High School, he had been a machine operator at CMI-Dearborn, Inc. and had attended Bible Baptist Temple.  FAMILY:  His parents, LouAnn (Robert) Bowen of Whitehall and Bruce Sr. (Lauri) Hager of Twin Lake; 1 brother, Dyllon Hager of Whitehall; 1 sister, April Hager of Whitehall; 1 step-brother, Sean Hower of Whitehall; 1 step-sister, Tiffany Hower of Twin Lake; grandparents, Charles & Wanda Hager of MO, Mary Ann Fredricks of Lakewood Club, Hershel Creach of AZ, Robert & Dawn Bowen of Muskegon and Raymond & Mitzi Ackerberg of Twin Lake.  SERVICE

Saturday, April 8, 1995, at 1 PM, from Clock Chapel-Whitehall with Pastor Jerry DePoy officiating.  Interment will be made in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATING HOURS Friday, 2-4 & 6:30-8:30 PM, in Whitehall.  MEMORIAL: Memorial Fund of Fox Lake Rod & Gun Club.  —Clock – White Lake

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HAHN, BEATRICE R. MRS. (ALLEN)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 10 June 2007, Page 5-B

Beatrice R. Hahn, Whitehall.  Mrs. Hahn, age 81, died June 2, 2007.  Born May 29, 1926, in Pontiac, to Hugh and Arivella (Baer) Allen, and a 1944 graduate of Alma High School, she had lived in the White Lake area the past 27 years, coming here from Saline.  On September 28, 1951, in Breckenridge, she married Lynn H. Hahn and had been a homemaker all her life.  Mrs. Hahn was a member of Whitehall United Methodist Church and active with the Methodist Women over the years.  FAMILY: Her husband, Lynn; 1 daughter, Rebecca (Jason) Robbins of Gobles; 1 son, Timothy (Joanne) Hahn of Whitehall; grandchildren, Rhonda Hahn, Stacey Hahn, Emily Hahn, Ryan Simmons and Nathan Simmons; 2 sisters, Dorothy (Jack) Anderson of KY and Betty Dorony of Alma; 2 brothers, Donald (Marilyn) Allen of TX and Hugh (Carolyn) Allen of Williamston.  MEMORIAL SERVICE: Was Friday, June 8, 2007, at 11:00 AM, from Whitehall United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gayle S. Berntsen and the Rev. Anita K. Hahn officiating.  DONATIONS: Memorial Fund of Whitehall United Methodist Church, 117 S. Division St., Whitehall 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HAIN, DORA M.  (Mrs.) Tonkin

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  21 April 1993  Page 4C

Whitehall   Mrs. Hain, age 88, died Monday, April 19, 1993.  She was born Dora  Tonkin, on October 30, 1904, in Big Rapids, MI and married Richard Hain in Niles, MI  on July 9, 1931.  Prior to her retirement in 1956, Mrs. Hain had been an elementary  school teacher for 22 years.  She taught at Nims Elementary School and Niles Public  Schools.  She was a 50 year member of Central United Methodist Church and its Lois  Circle.  SURVIVORS  Husband, Richard; 1 son, Richard & wife Bonnie Hain of Denver,  CO & 1 daughter, Mrs. J. Marylyn (Charles) Link of Bay City, MI; 5 grandchildren; 3  great-grandchildren; 2 sisters and 1 brother; several nieces and nephews.  SERVICE  Friday, April 23, 1993, at 11 a.m. at Central United Methodist Church with Pastors Ron  Keller & Daniel M. Duncan officiating.  Interment at Fruitland Township Cemetery.   VISITATION  Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 at the Clock Funeral Home in Muskegon.    MEMORIAL: Central United Methodist Church or Ambuc Scholarship Fund.  —Clock Muskegon

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HAIN, DOUGLAS R. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 18 February 2007, Page 4-B

Douglas R. Hain, Rothbury.  Dr. Hain, age 77, died February 14, 2007.  Born August 28, 1929, in Grant Township, Oceana County, to Joseph and Ruby (Pranger) Hain, he had lived in the area most of his life.  On July 23, 1960, in Detroit, he married the former Lucille Sexton.  A graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, he was a graduate of Michigan State University and had also attended Michigan Tech University.  He owned and operated a dental practice in Lansing for 25 years and in Whitehall for 10 years.  He was a member of Montague United Methodist Church, was a Past President and member of Lansing Lions Club, a member of the Whitehall-Montague Lions Club, a member of the American Dental Association and a member of the Michigan Dental Association.  He served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict.  Dr. Hain was preceded in death by a sister, Ramona Raciot.  FAMILY: His wife, Lucy; 2 daughters, Kim (James) Delafuente of Rockford and Alison Hain of FL; 3 grandchildren, Nick & Kevin Delafuente and Riana Hain-Gachiri.  MEMORIAL SERVICE: Was held Saturday, February 17, 2007, at 11:00 AM, from Montague United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary P. Bekofske officiating.  A Military Salute was offered at the church by Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69 of Whitehall.  DONATIONS: Whitehall-Montague Lions Club, Box 402, Whitehall 49461 or Memorial Fund of Montague United Methodist Church, 8555 Cook St., Montague 49437.  CLOCK White Lake

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HAIN, LAURA M. MRS. (LOEHR)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 10 March 1987, Page A-24

Laura M. Hain.  Laura M. Hain, age 74, of Route One, Flower Creek Road, Montague died Sunday, March 1, 1987 in Muskegon.  A homemaker, Mrs. Hain was born in Volney on March 14, 1912.  Her parents were Elmon and Merle Loehr.  She was a life resident of the area, and was married to Charles Hain.  She is survived by, a son, Charles (wife, Barbara) Hain of Montague; a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Maxine) Schmiege of Whitehall; five grandchildren; a brother, Henry Loehr of Montague; and a sister, Flossie Boyer of Twin Lake.  Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death on September 12, 1983.  The funeral service was held Wednesday, March 4, 1987, 10:30 a.m., at the Clock Funeral Home Chapel in Whitehall with the Rev. Larry L. Foster officiating.  Burial in Oakgrove Cemetery, Rothbury.

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HAINES, Alice J. (Mrs.)

Obituary

The Morning News  Muskegon, Michigan  5 September 1900  Page 7

Death of Mrs. Haines.  Mrs. Alice J. Haines of Muskegon Heights died yesterday morning at 10 o’clock, leaving a family of a husband and three children to mourn her loss.  The funeral will occur tomorrow forenoon at 10 o’clock and interment will be in the Norton cemetery.

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7 September 1900  Page 5

The funeral of Mrs. Alice J. Haines, wife of Nathan D. Haines of Muskegon Heights, took place yesterday at 10 o’clock from the residence.  The services were conducted by Rev. W. H. Wright.  Deceased leaves a husband and two children and the interment was in Norton township.  A sister of Mrs. Haines now lies dead, in Manistee county.

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HAINES, Nathan Sr. (Mr)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 14 June 1916, Page 10

Nathan Haines, sr., aged 66, died at the home of his son Nathan Haines, jr., 1714 Petoskey avenue, this morning after a long illness. Mr. Haines was born in Pontiac, Mich., in 1850 and came to this city just after he had married Miss Alice Jane Graves, in Courtland county, Mich., in 1877.  He leaves two sons, Nathan and Arthur Haines both of Muskegon Heights and one daughter Miss Mary Haines, also of that city.  He also leaves two grandchildren, Alice Emma and Eva Alice Haines of Muskegon Heights.  Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Hebrew Rodgers of Cedar Springs, Mrs. Leck Cowan, of Belmont, Mich., and Mrs. Mary Hamlin of Stocklin, Cal.  The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at Balbirnie’s chapel with Rev. William Galpin, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal church officiating.  Interment will be in the Norton township cemetery.

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HAINES, RUTH GRACE MRS. (WHITE)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 27 November 2005, Page 4-B

Mrs. Ruth Grace Haines, Whitehall.  Mrs. Ruth G. Haines, age 99, died Saturday, November 19, 2005.  She was born in Thetford, MI on June 1, 1906 to Silas & Annie (Greely) White and married Ralph W. Haines in 1973.  Mrs. Haines had been employed as a Deputy Sheriff for 10 years.  She was a member of White Lake Congregational United Church of Christ, 50 year life member of the Order of the Eastern Star #221.  She was an avid seamstress and enjoyed golf, reading, and cooking.  SURVIVORS:  Son, Clyde Gilmore of Rapid City, MI; 2 daughters, Helen VanDeSande of Whitehall, Barbara Dutcher of Perry, MI; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Irene VanDeSande of Bancroft, MI; several nieces & nephews.  SERVICE:  A graveside service will be held at a later date.  MEMORIAL: White Lake Congregational UCC.  You may sign the online guest book at www.clockfuneralhome.com, CLOCK - Muskegon

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HALGREN, Johanna (Mrs.) Reus

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 27 December 1969, Page 24

HALGREN, MRS. JOHANNA 2680 Duck Lake Rd.  Services for Mrs. Halgren will be conducted by Pastor Earl Nelson in Lebanon Lutheran Church, Whitehall, Tuesday, Dec. 30, at 2 p.m.  Interment next to husband Raymond in Fruitland Cemetery. —Gee.

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29 December 1969, Page 11

MRS. JOHANNA R. HALGREN

WHITEHALL – Mrs. Johanna R. Halgren, 81, died Saturday in Muskegon at a convalescent home where she had been a patient for 1½ years.  She was born in Grand Haven Sept. 26, 1888.  The former Johanna Reus was married to Raymond A. Halgren June 11, 1913.  They moved to their present address 37 years ago.  Mr. Halgren died in November, 1959.  She was a charter member of the East Muskeon Reformed Church.  She is survived by four sons, Raymond E. and Roger L., both at home, Robert J. of Duck Lake Road and Russell C. of Muskegon; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Warner of Dansville and Mrs. Donald Peterson of Whitehall; two sisters, Mrs. Oscar Olson of New Jersey and Mrs. William Robert of Pennsylvania; 22 grandchildren and 14 grandchildren.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Lebanon Lutheran Church in Whitehall, with burial in Fruitland Township.  Arrangements by Gee Memorial Chapel.

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HALGREN, RAYMOND A. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 16 November 1959, Page 20

R. A. Halgren Expires at 74.  WHITEHALL—Raymond A. Halgren, 74, lifelong resident of the area and well known as a meat cutter, died Sunday at his home, 2680 Duck Lake road.  Mr. Halgren was born in Whitehall Aug. 7, 1885, and was married June 11, 1913 to Johanna Revs in Mission Covenant Church here.  For many years he had been employed by Herbert H. Smith, meat packers, Muskegon, and previous to that in various jobs in the White Lake area.  He is survived by his wife; four sons, Raymond, Robert, Roger, of Whitehall, and Russell, of Muskegon; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Warner, Dansville, and Mrs. Edythe Peterson, Whitehall; a brother, John C. Halgren, Whitehall; a sister Mrs. Sarah Bjornstrom, Muskegon; 22 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.  Funeral services will be held at Lebanon Lutheran Church Wednesday at 2 p.m., Rev. Ralph Nelson officiating.  Burial will be in Fruitland.  The body will be at Gee Chapel until Tuesday evening, when it will be removed to the church.

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Whitehall Forum, Whitehall, Michigan, 19 November 1959, Page 3

R. A. Halgren.  Funeral services were held at Lebanon Lutheran Church yesterday for Raymond A. Halgren, 74 years old, native of the area who died Sunday at his home on Duck Lake Road.  Rev. Ralph Nelson was in charge and burial was in Fruitland Cemetery.  Mr. Halgren had been employed for many years as a meat cutter by Herbert H. Smith, meat packers, in Muskegon.  He was born in Whitehall Aug. 7, 1885, and was married June 11, 1913, to Miss Johanna Revs.  Surviving him are his wife; four sons, Raymond, Robert, and Roger, of Whitehall, and Russell of Muskegon; two daughters, Mrs. Doris Warner of Dansville and Mrs. Edythe Peterson of Whitehall; a brother, John C., of Whitehall; a sister, Mrs. Sarah Bjornstrom, of Muskegon; 22 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

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HALGREN, RAYMOND E.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  30 August 1993  Page 5C

Fruitland Township   Mr. Halgren, age 79, died Aug. 29, 1993.  Born Mar. 19, 1914, in  Whitehall, he had lived in the White Lake area all his life.  Mr. Halgren was a meat  cutter for Hubert H. Smith Meat Packers, retiring after 52 years employment.  He was a  member of Lebanon Lutheran Church, and served in the U.S.Air Force during WW #2.  FAMILY  Two brothers, Roger (Beverly) of Whitehall & Russell (Elaine) of Muskegon; 2  sisters, Edythe (Donald) Peterson of Whitehall & Doris (Russell) Johnson of Mason;  Nieces & Nephews.  A brother Robert preceded in death in 1986.  FUNERAL  Tuesday,  Aug. 31, 1993, at 1:00 P.M., from Clock Chapel, Whitehall with the Rev. Dr. Larry L.  Foster officiating.  Interment will be made in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITING  HOURS  Today 6:30 to 8:30 P.M., in Whitehall.  —Clock – White Lake

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HALGREN, ROBERT J. MR.

Obituary and Article

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 21 February 1986, Page 1A

Crash kills elderly Whitehall man.  Heavy ice and snow conditions apparently contributed to a fatal auto accident in the city of Whitehall near the Business U.S. 31 bridge Thursday afternoon.  KILLED WAS Robert Halgren, 70, of 2778 Duck Lake Road in Whitehall Township.  He was pronounced dead on arrival at Muskegon General Hospital.  Also injured in the two-car collision was Joyce Dykman, 53, of 192 Robinhood in Montague Township.  She was listed in fair condition this morning at Muskegon General with multiple contusions and a broken nose.  According to Whitehall Police Chief Orville Smith, the accident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on Thompson Street just north of Hansen.  The Halgren vehicle reportedly was northbound toward the bridge into Montague when it crossed the center line and was struck broadside by the Dykman vehicle.  There were no passengers in either car.  SMITH SAID weather conditions were poor and the roadway was icy and slushy.  Traffic was stopped for about an hour along the busy thoroughfare connecting the two cities.  Halgren’s death marked Muskegon County’s second traffic fatality this year.  Funeral arrangements were being made by Clock, White Lake.

23 February 1986, Page 8D

HALGREN, MR. ROBERT J., Whitehall.  Mr. Halgren, age 70, died Thursday, February 20, 1986.  Born July 27, 1915, in Whitehall, he had lived in the White Lake area all his life.  On December 16, 1939, he married the former Elizabeth A. Pothoff, who preceeded him in death in 1982, and was a butcher for H.H. Smith Packing Co. of Muskegon.  Mr. Halgren was a member of Fruitland Evangelical Covenant Church, and had served for 23 years on the Duck Creek School Board.  FAMILY:  3 sons, Robert P. of Berrien Springs, Tom and Larry of Whitehall; 3 grandchildren, Robert G., David and Virginia; 2 sisters, Doris of Mason and Edith of Whitehall; 3 brothers, Russ of North Muskegon, Ray and Roger of Whitehall.  SERVICE:  Tomorrow, Monday, February 24, 1986, at 10:30 AM, from Fruitland Evangelical Covenant Church with the Rev. David O. Carlson officiating.  Interment will be made in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION:  Today, Sunday, 1-4 PM, only, in Whitehall.  MEMORIAL: Building Fund of Fruitland Covenant Church.  —Clock White Lake

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Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 25 February 1986, Page A-1

Whitehall man dies in tragic accident.  BY GREG MEANS, Beacon editor.  A 70-year-old Whitehall man died during a sudden snow storm Thursday afternoon of injuries he suffered when the car he was driving slid into the path of an oncoming vehicle just south of the causeway bridge on Business U.S. 31 in Whitehall.  Robert Halgren, 2778 Duck Lake Road, died at the scene from multiple trauma.  The driver of the other car, Joyce Dykman, 53-years-old, of 192 B Robinhood Drive, Montague suffered a broken nose.  She was taken to Muskegon General Hospital where hospital personnel reported her in stable condition Friday morning.  She was to have had surgery on the nose Friday.  Whitehall police said a witness told them Halgren’s northbound car apparently slid over the centerline in the path of the oncoming Dykman vehicle which rammed into the driver’s door, causing extensive damage.  Police said Halgren was not wearing a seat belt.  Mrs. Dykman was wearing her seat belt.  Whitehall police were assisted at the scene by Montague police, DNR personnel, White Lake Ambulance and the Whitehall Fire Department.  The 2:30 p.m. accident backed up rush-hour traffic between Montague and Whitehall for an hour.

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HALL

 

HALLEY, William

Obituary

Muskegon Daily Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Saturday, January 2, 1909, page 2:4

WILLIAM HALLEY DEAD   William Halley, one of the older residents of Laketon township, died at his farm home Thursday night.  The cause of death was old age.  He was 78 years old and he had been on his farm in Laketon township for a quarter of a century.   A widow and three sons survive.  The sons are Richard and Thomas Halley of Laketon township and Bartholemew Halley of Fort Wayne, Ind.  The funeral will be held from St. Mary’s church at 10 o’clock Monday morning.

See also, The Muskegon News, Sunday, January 3, 1909; page 5:4

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HALLOCK, Ira R.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Saturday, March 8, 1930, page 18

HALLOCK – The funeral service for Ira Hallock of Muskegon, R. R. No. 4, who died in  Dunnellon, Fla. will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 at Laketon Gleaners Hall.  And  the interment will be in Laketon Cemetery.  Inquire Balbirnie Funeral Mansion. 

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Monday March 10, 1930, page 2

FUNERAL RITES HELD FOR I.R. HALLOCK   Funeral services for Ira R. Hallock,  who died suddenly in Florida last week were held today at Laketon Gleaners’ Hall,  Laketon township.  The Rev. T.M. Wright, pastor of the Calvary Baptist church officiated  and burial was in Laketon township cemetery.  Mr. Hallock was an early resident of  Laketon and Muskegon townships.

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HALMA, Tony

Marriage license

Muskegon News Chronicle,  7 March 1912    #8228 - Tony Halma, 23, city; Rica Cooper, 24, city

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Halsel, Eolyne M.

Divorce

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Tuesday, January 28, 1938

Eolyne M. Halsel was granted a divorce from Louis S. Halsel and the plaintiff was allowed custody of  the one child until 16 years old.  Mr. Halsel is to pay $3 a week for support of the child and to pay the plaintiff $1 in full settlement.

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Halsel, Louis S.

Divorce

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Tuesday, January 28, 1938

Eolyne M. Halsel was granted a divorce from Louis S. Halsel and the plaintiff was allowed custody of  the one child until 16 years old.  Mr. Halsel is to pay $3 a week for support of the child and to pay the plaintiff $1 in full settlement.

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HAMIL, Rolina H. (Mrs.)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan Thursday,March 15,1979 Page 33

3008 6th St.   The funeral service for Mrs. Hamil was held this afternoon at the Lee Funeral Home, Rev. Kenneth Michnay officiating.  Lee

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HAMILIN, ADELLA MRS. (HAVLIK)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 27 January 2008, Page 4-B

Adella Hamlin, Logan, Utah.  Adella (Dolly) Hamlin died on December 22, 2007 in Logan, Utah after several years of precarious health issues.  She was born in Whitehall, Michigan on March 24, 1926 to Agnes (Melka) and Thomas Havlik.  She lived in Whitehall most of her life on the same property where she was born, with brief residence in Indiana and Florida.  Dolly married Richard Hamlin on May 5, 1947.  She was preceded in death by her husband, her son, David, and four of her siblings.  Survivors are her two sons, Richard and Timothy, of Colorado; daughter Amy (Dirk) Henningsen of Utah; six grandchildren; her brother, Frank Arthur Havlik of Chicago; and sister, Blanch Mason of Whitehall.  She had many nieces, nephews, and their families who also knew and loved her.  Dolly also leaves many friends in the White Lake area and elsewhere.  She always welcomed her childrens’ friends to her home and to many was like their second mother.  She was a faithful member of the White Lake Congregational Church where she sang in the choir off and on through the years since a teenager.  Among her previous employments she was a member of the staff of the Whitehall Forum and later, the White Laker, forerunners of the present Beacon.  A memorial service will be held in Whitehall on August 2.

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HAMILTON, C.J.

Article

E Pluribus Unum:  The Unification of Muskegon

 

HAMM, James John

Biography

 

HAMMAN, CAROLYN H. MRS.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 19 March 2003, Page 3B

CAROLYN H. HAMMAN, 85, of Fremont died Monday at Transitional Health Services of Fremont.  She was the widow of Milton Hamman.  Arrangements by Raymond, Hesperia.

20 March 2003,  Page 3B

HAMMAN, MRS., CAROLYN H., Fremont.  Mrs. Hamman, age 85, passed away Monday evening, March 17, 2003, at Transitional Health Services of Fremont.  NEW VISITATION TIME: 3-6pm Thursday, March 20, 2003.  No Funeral Services are scheduled at this time.  —Raymond-Hesperia (231) 854-3325

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HAMMELL, KENNETH H. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 2 April 2006, Page 4-B

Mr. Kenneth H. Hammell, Montague.  Mr. Hammell, age 73, died March 29, 2006.  Born August 8, 1932, in Detroit, to Charles and Lillian (Snead) Hammell, he had lived in the White Lake area since 1974.  On February 10, 1962, in Detroit, he married the former Dolly Allingston and had worked as a mechanic and retired from the Michigan Army National Guard.  He proudly served in the U.S. Navy and the Michigan Army National Guard.  Mr. Hammell was a dedicated member of Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69 where he had been commander of the Honor Guard for many years.  He was known for his great sense of humor and was an avid golfer and fisherman.  He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Doris.  FAMILY: His wife, Dolly; 2 sons, Kenneth Jr. (Brenda) Hammell of Montague and William (Char) Hammell of Twin Lake; 7 grandchildren; 1 brother, Chuck (Kate) Hammell of Garden City; 1 sister, Audrey (Bill) Abney of Novi; nieces and nephews.  MILITARY SALUTE: Saturday, April 8, 2006, at 11:00 AM from Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69, 803 E. Colby St., Whitehall with the Cmdr. Nancy Frye officiating and salute offered by the Honor Guard.  DONATIONS: Hospice of Muskegon/Oceana, 1050 W. Western Ave., Suite 400, Muskegon 49441 or Memorial Fund of Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69, 803 E. Colby St., Whitehall 49461  CLOCK - White Lake

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HAMMER

 

HAMMOND, Detective

Article

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Wednesday, August 10, 1921

NOT UNCONSCIOUS; WERE ONLY DRUNK  The police received a report early this morning that two persons were lying near a  monument in Evergreen cemetery, apparently unconscious.  They asked that the emergency be sent to take them to the hospital.  Captain Garrity and Detective Hammond made the trip and they found Tom Kay and Nellie Anderson.  The facts were all correct  save as to the matter of their being unconscious.  They were both drunk and had spent the night in the cemetery and in the rain.  They  were taken to the county jail.  Both are old offenders. 

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HAMMOND, Nathan K.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Monday, June 29, 1936, page 2

N.K. Hammond Dies at Age of 86.   Former Officer Had Been County Resident 75 Years  (Picture)  Nathan K. Hammond, former Muskegon city and county law enforcement  officer and father of the late detective Charles Hammond, killed in a gun battle with  “Dutch” Anderson, Oct. 31, 1925, died Saturday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs.  Millie Stauffer, 489 McLaughlin street.  Mr. Hammond, 86 years old, had been a deputy  sheriff, member of the Muskegon police force, city truant officer and city health officer,  during the earlier years of his residence of 75 years in the county.  His death recalled the  fight in the alley back of the city hall in which his son inflicted fatal wounds upon the  internationally known criminal, “Dutch” Anderson, before he fell, a victim of Anderson’s  bullets.  Son of a civil war veteran, DeWitt Hammond, who moved to Ravenna 75 years  ago, Mr. Hammond was born in Rochester, N.Y., Sept. 28, 1849.  Last April 11 he and  Mrs. Hammond, who survives, observed their 60th wedding anniversary.  He was a  member of the Sons of the Civil War Veterans and of the Children of Zion church.  He  had lived in Muskegon 50 years.  He leaves besides the widow, two sons, Mark,  Muskegon and William, Kooskia, Idaho; one daughter, Mrs. Stauffer; a sister, Mrs. Jane  Young, Grand Rapids, eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

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HAMPEL, MARJORIE H. MRS. (SNYDER)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 26 November 2006, Page 6-B

Marjorie H. Hampel, Whitehall.  Marjorie Helen Hampel, age 89, surrounded by family and friends, joined her heavenly creator November 18, 2006.  Marjorie was born November 11, 1917, to parents, William and Lydia Snyder, and grew up in the White Lake area.  After graduating from Western Michigan University, she married her husband, Kenneth, and moved to Grandville, where she raised her four children and taught elementary school for 30 years.  After retiring, she moved to a home on Duck Lake.  Marjorie loved helping others and was selfless in devotion to her friends and family.  Her life was a testimony to the motto of Temple Methodist Young Adult Sunday School Class of which she was an integral part.  “Christ first, Others second, myself last.”  She was often found volunteering for the American Red Cross, March of Dimes and the American Heart Association.  She was an active member of the White Lake Congregational UCC, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School.  She was a life-long member of the Michigan Education Association and the Delta Gamma Society International.  She believed deeply in being a steward of the earth and spent much of her time and creative energy volunteering for environmental and peace-keeping organizations such as the Lake Michigan Federation, garden clubs, the Audobon Society, the National Arbor Day Foundation, Mouth Cemetery Restoration Committee, Code-PINK and the White Lake Peace Team.  She is survived her husband, Kenneth, and four children, Sondra Timken, Terrie Hampel, Kreigh Hampel and Janet Hampel; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; 2 sisters, Lydia Argo and Doris Benedict; 2 brothers, William Snyder and Charles Snyder; 15 nieces and nephews.  A MEMORIAL SERVICE for Marjorie was held Friday, November 24, 2006, at 11:00 AM, at White Lake Congregational UCC, 1809 S. Mears Ave., Whitehall.  Those desiring an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a DONATION to White Lake Congregational UCC, 1809 S. Mears Ave., Whitehall 49461 or Alliance for the Great Lakes, 700 Fulton St., Suite A, Grand Haven 49417 (lakemichigan.org).  CLOCK - White Lake

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HAMSTRA

 

HANACH, Julia _ see Julia Lazko & Julia Lazak

Marriage Record

Muskegon County Marriage Records, liber 18, page 226, #21819, 1933

Carl Lazak, 39, white, res. Muskegon, born in Poland, occupation, laborer.

Parents Max Lazak and Mary ----, previously married 1 time.

Mrs. Julia Lazko, 40, white, res. Muskegon, born in Poland, factory worker

Parents, Peter Hanach and Catherine Hanach; previously married 2 times.

Note certified, final marriage not filed.

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HANBURY, WALTER E. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 13 May 1961, Page 21

W. E. Hanbury, Balloonist In War, Dies.  Walter E. Hanbury, 61, of 3487 Automobile Road, Dalton Township, died today in Hackley Hospital after an extended illness.  He was a World War I veteran.  Mr. Hanbury, born Dec. 25, 1899, in Chicago, came to Muskegon County in 1938.  He was employed at Continental Motors Corp. from 1939 until his last illness, working as an inspector.  During the first World War Mr. Hanbury served in the balloon corps.  He was a member of Lovell Moore Lodge, F. and A.M.  He married Lillian C. Kalbfleisch, May 16, 1925, in Chicago.  Surviving are his wife; a son, Edward of Muskegon; one brother, Arthur of Chicago; a half sister, Mrs. Millie Stevens of North Muskegon, and two step-sisters, Mrs. Bessie Bond and Mrs. Blanche Buehrle, both in California.

HANBURY, MR. WALTER E., 3487 Automobile Road.  Mr. Walter E. Hanbury, age 61, passed away this morning at Hackley Hospital.  The funeral service for Mr. Hanbury will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock from the Clock Chapel, the Rev. Walter Hurley, officiating.  Interment will be made in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Clock Funeral Home beginning at 7 o’clock this evening.  —Clock.    

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HANCHETT, WILLARD A. MR.

Obituary

The News and Reporter, Muskegon, Michigan, 28 June 1879, Page 1   Died at Holton June 25th, of congestive chill, Willard A. Hanchett aged  28 years, 11 months and 2 days.  

 

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 4 July 1879, Page 3  Died.  At Holton, June 25th., of congestive chills, Willard A. Hanchett, age 28 years, 11 months and 2 days.

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HANCOCK, Edward B.

Biography

 

HAND, Aleatha M. (Mrs.) Bearss

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  31 October 1993  Page 2C

Grand Haven  Mrs. Aleatha M. Hand, age 81, died Oct. 29, 1989 at a local nursing home following a long illness.  She was the former Alea­tha Mae Bearss, born July 31, 1908 in Shelby, MI, where she lived her earlier years and worked as an operator at the Telephone Company in Shelby.  She resided most of her life in Muskegon.  She was a member of the Dalton Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband Nelson Hand in 1979 and a daughter Mar­lene Fotis in 1978.  She is survived by 2 sons, Bruce (Paula) Day of Grand Haven, Brian (Linda) Hand of Muskegon; 1 daughter, Gail Cassau of Hesperia; 2 step-children, Monte (Pat) Hand of Califor­nia, Charlene (Michael) Latka of Georgia; 22 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren.  A Memorial Service will be held at Sunrise Memorial Gardens Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1989, with Pastor Robert Kerschner officiating.  There will be no visitation.  A luncheon is planned immediately following the service at Dalton Baptist Church.   --Sytsema  737 Apple Ave

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HANES, Valerie Maude

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, May 18,1982

HANES, Valerie Maude

China Lake Air Facility   China Lake,CA   Formerly of Muskegon   Valerie M.  Hanes, age 25, died last Sunday in China Lake, California due to the results of  an auto accident. She was born March 16, 1957 in Muskegon, attending Oakridge  High School. For the past 1 1/2 years she was serving in the U.S. Navy as a  Dispersing Clerk. She is survived by a daughter Heather Ann Beighley at home,  her parents, Nile and Betty Hanes of Muskegon, her grand-parents, Edgar and  Blanche Obert of Big Rapids, 1 brother, Nathan P. Hanes stationed with the U.S.  Marine Corp. in Hawaii, 3 sisters, Jennifer Louise Hanes and Molly Hanes both of  Muskegon, Amy Hanes of Grand Rapids, 2 step-brothers, Richard and Thomas Hanes  of Muskegon, and 1 step-sister, Loretta Chandonnet of Muskegon. The Funeral  Service for Seaman Hanes will be held at the Lee Funeral Home, Monday, 11:00  A.M., Captain Schuart officiating. Graveside services will be held at the  Egelston Twp. Cemetery under the auspices of the U.S. Navy. Friends may meet  with the family on Saturday and Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 P.M.  Lee   Seaman E3

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HANEY, VICTOR P. MR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 21 October 2007, Page 4-B

Victor P. Haney, Montague.  After fighting a good fight, Victor Haney, finished his race on October 14, and peacefully entered into the presence of Jesus surrounded by his loving family.  Recently he and his wife, Fern, celebrated their 67th anniversary and his 91st birthday.  He was born in Bear Lake, Michigan, the only child of Ernest and Gertrude Haney.  He is survived by his wife, Fern; daughters, Martha Dillon, Janet Vincent and Vicki (Bill) Goss; son, Steven (Wendy) Haney; ten grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and special friends, Barb and Bob Witte, Sally Balcom and Tom Harrington of Detroit, his shuffleboard buddy.  He was predeceased by two sons-in-law, William Dillon and George Vincent III.  He retired from Viking Tool Company, and after retirement, enjoyed the game of shuffleboard in Florida and Michigan.  He loved his Lord, his family and friends.  He was a member of Rothbury Community Church and a faithful prayer warrior.  SERVICE: Was Thursday, October 18, 2007, at 3:00 PM, from Rothbury Community Church with the Rev. James S. Enns officiating.  Interment in Sunrise Memorial Gardens - Muskegon.  DONATIONS: Building Fund of Rothbury Community Church, 2440 Winston Rd., Rothbury 49452 or Hackley VNS & Hospice, 888 Terrace St., Muskegon 49440-1220.  CLOCK - White Lake

 

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HANIS, George Jr. T/Sgt.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Thursday, 22 Feb 1945, front page  2 Heights Men, fighters in N. Africa, Italy, Die  T/Sgt. George Hanis, Jr., 24 years old, son of George Hanis, Sr., 1025 Leahy street, Muskegon Heights, who died Tuesday evening in Billings General Hospital, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Ind., and Pfc. Wilmer S. Valisco....  Sergeant Hanis, seriously wounded last July 4 near Rome, by a sniper whose bullet splinters penetrated his back and stomach, was returned to the United States in November and was home last month. While here, he helped with a patriotic rally. He entered the Army on Oct. 22, 1941, trained at Camp Wolters, Tex. and Ft. Dix, N.J. and went overseas in May, 1942.  The sergeant took part in the North African invasion and was in Tunisia, at Salerno Casino, Anzio beachhead and Rome. He was commended for fighting off a big Nazi tank in Italy, and for previously having wiped out a machine gun nest and captured six Germans.  Born in Muskegon Heights, on May 10, 1920, he attended St. Maary's and Muskegon Heights high schools.  Sergeant Hanis was employed at the Browne-Morse company from October, 1939 until October, 1941, as a machine operator and previously had worked for Norge corporation.  He was a communicant of Sacred Heart church and was a member of Lt. Wilbur Boyer VFW post and the First Catholic Slovak Union Society.  The soldier leaves his father, four brothers, Stephen J. Hanis, gunners mate 2/c overseas; and Bert, Joseph and Edward at home; and four sisters, Cpl. Margaret Hanis in the Wac at Majors Field, Greenville, Tex.; Rose and Annie at home and Mrs. John Stupar of Cleveland, Ohio.  His burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery, Muskegon, MI on 26 Feb., 1945, lot 56-1.

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HANKS, EARL C. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 25 September 2005, Page 8-B

Mr. Earl C. Hanks, Whitehall.  Mr. Hanks, age 82, of Whitehall, died September 19, 2005.  Born December 29, 1922, in Muskegon Heights, to John and Flossie (Garvey) Hanks, he had lived in the White Lake area since 1974.  On May 2, 1946, in Muskegon, he married the former Helen M. Lyons, who preceded him in death in 1988.  He had worked as a machinist at Teledyne Continental Motors for 37 years, retiring in 1985.  Mr. Hanks was a member of Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69, a member of the 8th Air Force Historical Society, Local #113 and White Lake Eagles Aerie #3214, and also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps.  He served in the US Army Air Force in Europe during World War II.  He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Roger L. Erb in 1988, sisters, Mary, Jean and Jane, and brothers, Bob, Ted and Milburn.  FAMILY:  His children, Marien JoEllen Minor (Cornelius Major) of Muskegon, Mary Kathleen (James) Naperala of Muskegon, Betty Lee (Gary) Mayberry of Whitehall and Earlene Lynn Erb of Muskegon; grandchildren, Michael J. Naperala (Mickie Wallace) of Wichita, KS, Mark E. (Heidi) Naperala of Appleton, WI, Kendra Jo Cribley of Muskegon, Jeffrey E. Mayberry of Whitehall, Joshua M. Erb and Nicole L. Erb, both of Muskegon; great-grandchildren, Logan D. Naperala and Alexis K. Naperala, both of Appleton, WI; a sister, Bernice Ferguson of Florida; brothers, Lawrence Hanks of Muskegon, and Harold Hanks and Bill Hanks, both of Florida.  SERVICE:  Was held Friday, September 23, 2005, at 1:00 PM, from Clock Chapel-Whitehall with Mr. James K. Tanis officiating.  Interment was made in Oakhurst Cemetery-Whitehall.  Military Graveside Rites were conducted at the cemetery by Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69.  MEMORIALS:  8th Air Force Historical Society, Box 1992, Savannah, GA 31402 or Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69, 803 E. Colby St., Whitehall 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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Hanley, Mrs. Emma

Obituary

Muskegon News Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 6 March 1912

Mrs. Emma Hanley, widow of the late John Hanley, master of King’s hospital Oxmantown, Dublin, Ireland, died at 3 a.m. today after a six months’ illness at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Heap, 170 Peck street with whom she has made her home for the past 27 years.  Mrs. Hanley was born in Dublin, Ireland, September 8, 1819, being in her ninty-third year at the time of her death.  Coming to the United States twenty-seven years ago, Mrs. Hanley has made her home with her daughter, Mrs. William Heap, since that time.  She was a member of the First Congregational church.  Mrs. Hanley leaves one son, Sharland Hanley of Muskegon, two daughters, Mrs. William Heap of this city and Mrs. Thomas McMitchell of New York city.

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HANLEY, Sharland J. H.

Article

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Friday, June 8, 1906, page 1

WILLIAM HEAP & SON WILL MOVE FACTORY TO GRAND HAVEN  The plumbers’ woodwork  manufacturing concern of William Heap & Son, composed of William Heap, Cecil R. Heap and Sharland  J.H. Hanley, will move from Muskegon to Grand Haven January 1.  Papers were signed two days ago  whereby it receives by free gift from the Grand Haven board of trade, the property formerly occupied by  the Burnham Glove company.  The new property includes a two-story brick building 75 x 225 feet, valued  at $15,000, ten acres of land, water front and railroad facilities.  The Heap company will take possession in  September when the installing of new woodworking machinery will begin.  The Muskegon factory will not  be closed until the removal occurs in January.  William Heap’s sons, Cecil R. Heap and Lionel Heap, and  his brother-in-law, Sharland J.H. Hanley will move to Grand Haven.  William Heap has not yet decided  whether or not he will change his residence.

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HANNAWAY, (Mrs. John)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Saturday, November 22, 1947, page 2:4

Former G. Rapids Woman Dies Here  Mrs. John Hannaway, 80 years old, formerly of Grand Rapids, died today in Mercy hospital after along illness.  She had been living with her sister,  Mrs. Lyman Pingree, 616 W. Forest avenue, prior to being taken to the hospital.  In addition to her sister, she leaves one brother, George Murphy, also of Muskegon.

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HANNUM, Frank Walter

Biography

 

HANOVER (Mrs. Albert) Henrietta

Obituary

Muskegon Daily Chronicle, Muskegon, MI; Monday, April 10, 1905, page 1::4

MRS. ALBERT HANOVER, 73 YEARS OLD, IS DEAD   The death of Mrs. Albert Hanover occurred this morning at 12:30 at her home, 86 Oak street.  She was 73 years old.  She was born in the Netherlands and had lived in Muskegon about twenty-five years.   Besides her husband, Mrs. Hanover leaves two children, a son, Nicholas Cook and a daughter, Mrs. Benjamin Cremer, both living in Muskegon.   The funeral will be held at the residence Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 and at the Allen street church at 2 o’clock.

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Death Record

Muskegon County Death Records, Liber III, page 27, record #153, April 9, 1905

Henrietta Hanover, female, white, married, age 73-7-15, died, City (Muskegon).  Cause, Chronic Nephritis; born, Netherlands, Housewife, father (blank); mother Jantje Kok.

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HANOVER, Mrs. Klaas

Obituary

The Muskegon Chronicle – Friday March 7, 1902 pg. 6 – Mrs. Klaas Hanover died this afternoon at 1:15 o’clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Wierenga, 188 Sixth street, after a year’s illness of Bright’s disease.  She was born in the Netherlands 68 years agoa and had lived in this cit the past 21 years.  She leaves, besides her husband, as son, Derk Berghuis, Mason avenue; a daughter, Mrs. Wierenga, at whose home she died; a brother, Harm Timmer, 127 Myrtle street, city; and a sister, Mrs. Anna Rozeboom, in the Netherlands.

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HANSEN/HANSON

 

HARB (boy)

Birth

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Tuesday, April 23, 1907, page 7

To Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Harb, 117 W. Muskegon avenue, April 23, 1907, a son.

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HARDENBURG, Ralph

Article

East Muskegon

 

HARDING, JERRY CLARK MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 17 July 2005, Page 4-B

Jerry Clark Harding, North Muskegon.  Jerry Clark Harding of North Muskegon and formerly of Rothbury, passed away July 8, 2005 from injuries sustained in an auto accident.  He was born April 14, 1960 in Yeager, West Virginia to Troy and Ethel Harding.  He was raised in West Virginia before moving to Indiana in 1977.  He also lived in Chicago before moving to Rothbury, Michigan 27 years ago.  Jerry was a forklift operator at Vroom's Cold Storage in Hart and New Era Canning. Later, he operated Jerry's Odd Jobs.  Jerry is survived by his lifetime love, Susan; his children, Angela Harding and Matthew Harding, both of Rothbury and Jenny (Stephen) St. John of Pensacola, FL; grandson, Nathanael St. John; brothers, David (Deb) Harding, John (Dee) Harding and Bill (Linda) Harding; sisters, Lorraine Toler, Eunice Runyan and Ann (Dwight) George all of West Virginia, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

The funeral service was held Wednesday, July 13, 2 p.m., at Harris Funeral Home in Shelby.  Burial was in Otto Township Cemetery.  Memorials to Lebanon Lutheran Church Food Pantry, 1101 S. Mears, Whitehall, 49461 are appreciated.  You may leave a message of condolence for the family at www.harrisfhome.com.

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HARDING, Dr. Thomas George

Military

Civil War Veterans of Muskegon County

HARDING, DR. THOMAS GEORGE b. 1854 Cleveland OH, son of Thomas Harding and Janet Musket EN, d 8 Oct 1918 Muskegon of infected liver, age 63-3-14 married (MDR 4-20), bu Cleveland, OH (MC October 9, 1918).  His obituary made no mention of military service.

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Directory 1911

Muskegon County Directory (Polk), 1911

Page 764   Harding T G, 21, 40, $300, Egelston, Muskegon (4)

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Directory 1917

Muskegon County Directory (Polk), 1917

Page 956   Harding T G, 21, 40, $800, Egelston, Muskegon (4)

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Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Wednesday, October 9, 1918, page 7:4

Dr. Thomas G. Harding   Dr. Thomas G. Harding of Wolf Lake, died Tuesday afternoon  at Hackley hospital, after a short illness, aged 64 years.  Dr. Harding was born in  Cleveland, Ohio, coming to Wolf Lake with his family nine years ago, where they have  since resided.  Dr. Harding was a Mason, being a member of the Berea, Ohio lodge.  He  leaves besides his wife, five sisters and one brother, Mrs. Sarah Manning of Cleveland,  Ohio; Mrs. Mary J. VanDyke of Berea, Ohio, Miss Ellen H. Harding of Albion, Mich.;  Mrs. Emma McDermott and Mrs. Elizabeth Kirkpatrick of Chicago and William Y.  Harding of Pasadena, California, and a large number of nieces and nephews.  The body  will be taken to Cleveland tomorrow afternoon, where the funeral service will be held  and burial take place.

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HARDY, William D.

Biography & more

 

HARDY, William W.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 25 March 1971, Page 33

HARDY, MR. WILLIAM W. 3438 N. Ross Road Dalton Twp. - Mr. William Hardy, age 47, passed away March 24 at Hackley Hospital after an illness of seven months.  Born Aug. 15, 1923, in Sparta, Mich., he came to Muskegon from there in 1925.  He was married to Anita Fallis in Muskegon Hts., Feb. 28, 1947.  He was employed at the Brunswick; was a member of the Key-Men’s Club at the Brunswick; served as Chief Petty Officer in the Navy during WW II, and was a member of the D.A.V. of Muskegon.  Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons: Doyle L. with the U.S. Navy, and John C. and Michael J. Hardy at home; a daughter, Debra Lee at home; four brothers: Carl Edward Hardy of Twin Lake, Charles Hardy of Chandler, Ariz., Clarence Griffin of Sparta, and Harold Hardy of Muskegon; two sisters: Mrs. Verl (Agnes) Roush and Mrs. Jesse (Edna) Switzer of Muskegon.  The funeral service for Mr. Hardy will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Lee Funeral Home.  Mr. Hardy will be laid to rest in Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home.—Lee.  

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HARKEN, Edward G. (John)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, 5 June 1959

E.G. Harken, Father of Deputy, Dies   Funeral services for Edward G. Harken, 766 W.  Grand avenue, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Clock Funeral Chapel.  Mr.  Harken, 75, father of Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Charles T. Harken, died yesterday at his home  following an illness of more then two weeks.  Born Jan. 29, 1884 in Muskegon, he had  spent his life here. Until his retirement in 1950 he had worked for the American Store  Equipment Co.  Mr. Harken was married May 10, 1905 to the former Mary Evans, who  died in 1950. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.  Surviving besides his  son Charles, is another son, William E., of Muskegon; a daughter, Mrs. Edward Mikos,  Muskegon, 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  The Rev. Walter Hurley, rector of St. Paul’s will officiate at funeral services Saturday. Burial will be in Oakwood.

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HARKEN, Lawrence

Article

Muskegon Chronicle, 21 August 1952, page 1

Headlines:   Victims of Accidents (Pictures of two boys) Lawrence Harken -Alfred  Pearson  Two Boys, 13, Die in County Mishaps  Two 13-year-old boys lost their  lives in outdoor accidents in Muskegon County yesterday afternoon.  Lawrence Edward  Harken, son of Mr. And Mrs. William Harken, of 1831 Franklim street, Muskegon  Township, was killed when a rifle he had been carrying accidently discharged as he  stumbled and fell.  Alfred Pearson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Pearson of 5887 White  road, Wolf Lake, drowned when he toppled from a boat from which he had been fishing  in the North Bay at Wolf Lake.  The Harken tragedy involved a .22 caliber rifle which  had been dismantled three months ago and since had been in imperfect working condition. Lawrence ans his cousin, Ronald Maschke, 12 years old, of Chicago, had been  walking along Muskegon Lake at the rear of the Stewart Hartshorn Company plant. At  about 3:30 p.m. Lawrence stumbled and fell and the rifle accidentally went off, the bullet  striking him in the face.  RONALD had taken a bow and arrow to the lake while  Lawrence carried the rifle. Ronald was slightly behind his cousin and frequently  Lawrence would look over his right shoulder to make certain Ronald was all right. As he  did that the last time, Lawrence stumbled. When he failed to rise, Ronald rushed over and  saw blood streaming from his cousin’s face. He tried to stem the flow with a  handkerchief, but it was impossible to stop it.  When his efforts to stop the blood failed,  Ronald ran to the factory. There he met Earl D. Carpenter, a foreman, and Ray Herder, a  toolmaker. Police and an ambulance were summoned and the two men went with Ronald  to the place were Lawrence fell.  By the time Lt. Arthur Zillah of the Muskegon police  department arrived, Lawrence was dead.  THE TRIGGER mechanism of the rifle had  been removed and the pin which holds the barrel to the stock was lost. It was fired by  holding the barrel in the hands, pulling back on the firing pin and then releasing it to  strike the bullet. Lawrence decided to take the stock along yesterday, pointing out the  rifle did not shoot accurately without it.  The two boys were in a marshy, isolated spot,  seldom visited by fishermen who frequent that area. To reach the boy, it was necessary   for volunteers to wear boots borrowed from the Muskegon Fire Department.  LAWRENCE was born in Muskegon Dec. 1, 1938. He would have entered 9th grade at  Muskegon Central Junior High School next month. He was a member of Olivet  Evangelical Sunday School.  Surviving are his parents; a brother, Richard; A sister,  Barbara; his grandfather, Edward Harken of Muskegon. He was a nephew of Charles  Harken, veteran member of the sheriff’s department.  FALLING from a rowboat from  which he was fishing, Alfred Paerson, Jr., drowned in North Bay of Wolf Lake at about  2:15 p.m. The body was recovered about 3:40 p.m. through dragging operations.  Yesterday’s was the second drowning tragedy at Wolf Lake in less then two weeks. On  Aug. 12 Francis Hill, 17 years old of Rapid City, drowned near the Wolf Lake  Amusement Park while swimming.  Alfred, who would have been 13 years old next  Tuesday, was fishing from the bow of a boat rowed by William Stoops, 13 years old, of  1123 Bolen road. About 75 feet off shore Alfred suddenly fell forward into the water.  “I  was dropping the anchor when he fell” the Stoops boy said. “I grabbed for him, but  missed, I stuck out an oar which he grabbed but he could not hold on. I think he had a  cramp.” Neither boy could swim.  JOHN CARPENTER, 13, of 576 Amity avenue,  Muskegon, who was alone in a boat nearby, rowed to shore and phoned the Egleston Fire  Department. Tony and Rosemarie Paulik, of Wolf Lake, took the Carpenter boat, and,  fully dressed, dove several times in an effort to rescue the Pearson boy. Tony is 15, his  sister, 13.  John Flickema, Egleston fire chief, also dove several; times.  Dragging  operations were carried on by Egelston and Norton firemen, sheriff’s department men,  Muskegon and North Muskegon police and volunteers. The Coast Guard loaned drags.  The body was located at about the spot where the accident occurred. Water is about 10  feet deep, but the bottom is weedy and muck. THE DROWNED boy’s father was called  from hos work at the Muskegon Aluminum Foundry and took part in the search. He had  returned to work only 2 days ago after a long illness. The distraught mother was cared for  at the nearby home of Mr. And Mrs. Kenneth Erickson.  The tragedy attracted many  people including youngsters at the county 4-H exposition a half mile away.  The Pearsons  had moved from Muskegon to Wolf Lake only a month ago. Alfred junior was the oldest  of four children.  Alfred was born in Muskegon, Aug. 26, 1939, and had been a resident  of Western Michigan all his life. He had completed 7th grade at the Dangl School and was  a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints. A former Boy Scout, he had rejoined that  organization just a week ago.  Surviving besides his parents are two brothers, Robert and  Edwin, and a sister, Karen, all at home; his grandparents, Mr. And Mrs. Alvin Pearson  and Carl West, all of Muskegon, and a great-grandfather, August Erkman of Escanaba.

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HARKEN, Mrs. Edward

Obituray

Muskegon Chronicle, 15 September 1950, page 2

Mrs. Harken Dies, Deputy’s Mother  Mrs. Edward Harken, mother of Duputy Sheriff  Charles Harken, died at Hackley Hospital last night following a brief illness. Mrs.  Harken, who resided at 766 W. Grand avenue, was 63 years old.  She was born Sept. 25,  1866 in Greenville, and moved to Muskegon with her parents shortly after where she has  been a resident for the past 60 years. She was educated in the Muskegon County schools  and was married to Edward Harken in Muskegon May 10, 1905. She was a member of St.  Paul’s Episcopal Church.  Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, Mrs. Helen Mikos of Muskegon; two sons, William and Charles of Muskegon; a half-brother, Alfred Evans of Muskegon; 19 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

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Harley, Anna (Mrs.) Hartley

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan  Tuesday, July 7, 1942 page 12

Mrs. John Harley, 61 years old, Gig Harbor, Washington, died July 1 after an illness of one month.  Formerly Anna Lehmann, she was born in Muskegon in 1881.  Educated in the Muskegon public schools, she moved to Chicago when a young girl.  For the last four years Mrs. Hartly has lived in Gig Harbor, Washington.  She was married to John Hartley in Muskegon November 12, 1906.  Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Edward Conners, Chicago, and one brother, Paul Lehmann, Chicago.  The body was taken to Chicago where funeral services were held Monday.  Burial was at 11:00 a.m. today at Oakwood.

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HARMON

 

HARMS, Valentine

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Saturday, July 27, 1940, page 9:1   Summer Resident of G. H. Dies at Chicago   Grand Haven - July 27  - Notice has been received here of the death of Valentine Harms, about 54 years old, of Chicago, former Lake Michigan seaman and U.S.  Coast Guardsman, who resorted at Grand Haven for more than 15 years.  Mr. Harms spent his summers since 1923 at his cottage on the  north side of the channel, opposite the Escanaba dock.  Mr. Harms was associated with Capt. William Preston, of Grand Haven, as a  member of the Chicago station of the Coast Guard beginning in 1904.  Previously Mr. Harms had been a seaman aboard his father's three- masted schooner, the Julia B. Merrill with home port in Chicago.  During the past few years, Mr. Harms had been engaged in the real  estate business.  He is survived by the widow, and a son, Edward L., of Chicago.

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HARNAN, Henry

Article

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Wednesday, August 26, 1896

A CAMP INSTITUTED   Modern Woodmen of America Are Now Represented at Whitehall  C. J. French Camp, Modern Woodmen of America was instituted at Whitehall  Wednesday night with 31 charter members.  The order starts off there in splendid  shape.  Twenty-six members of the Muskegon camp drove up in the evening, going to a  carryall drawn by two teams and in two other horse rigs.  The party started at 6:30 p.m.  and arrived at 9:30.  Arrived at Whitehall the new camp was instituted, the local team  of foresters, the crack team of Western Michigan, having charge of the initiation.   Afterward there was a banquet at the G.A.R. hall, to which about 75 persons sat down.  The woodmen started on the return trip at one o’clock and arrived here at 4:30 this  morning.  Along the way they enlivened matters with the M.W.A. yell.  Those who made  up the party were:   Bert Stuit, H. A. Bauchnecht, John Leatherman, J. A. Snyder, Albert Bush, Henry  Harnan, V. B. Eckenrede, W. W. Richards, Edward Oakley, Jacob Wagner, C. M.  Duncan, W. C. Stewart, George Tart, C. B. Stuart, A. Leatherman, Nels Leatherman, J. G. Straub, Anton Harnau, Daniel Veltman, E. J. Gillie, William Nested, Jr., Clinton  Knapp, W. G. Smith, Vernon Yost, George Smith, Joseph Mervau

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HARNAU

 

HAROLD, ALTA J. MRS. (BABCOCK)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 31 December 2006, Page 7-B

Alta J. Harold, Montague.  Mrs. Harold, age 74, died December 21, 2006.  Born February 26, 1932, in Pleasanton Township, to Chester and Edna (Clements) Babcock, she had lived in the White Lake area for many years.  On June 2, 1956, in Pleasanton Township, she married Stanley R. Harold, who preceded her in death in 2000.  A graduate of Western Michigan University, earning a Bachelor degree, she had been an elementary school teacher at R.R. Oehrli School in Montague for over 30 years, retiring in 1992, and was a member of Montague United Methodist Church.  Mrs. Harold was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.  FAMILY: 1 son, Michael (Jackie) Harold of Montague; 2 daughters, Peggy Harold-Hasan of IL and Joy (Desmond) Davies of Farmington Hills; 4 grandchildren, Besan Hasan, Kerowyn Davies, Kayana Davies and Garryck Davies; siblings, Hazel Harold, June Myers, Justus (Doris) Babcock, Erma (Richard) Kessler, Chester (Marge) Babcock, Clayton (Phyllis) Babcock, Mitchell (Judy) Babcock and Dennis Babcock.  SERVICE: Was held Wednesday, December 27, 2006, at 11:00 AM, at Montague United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary P. Bekofske officiating.  Interment in Pleasanton Township Cemetery - Mason County.  DONATIONS: Harbor Hospice, 1050 W. Western Ave., Suite 400, Muskegon, 49441 or Mercy-General Heart & Vascular Institute, 1500 E. Sherman Blvd., Muskegon 49444.  CLOCK - White Lake

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Harold, Brett Allen & Ariah, Fremont

Birth notice

a girl, Gerber Memorial,Muskegon Chronicle,Sept 17,2001,Page 3B

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HARPER, LOUISE M. MRS. (FAULKNER)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 23 July 2004, Page 3B

HARPER, MRS. LOUISE M., N. Muskegon, MI.  Mrs. Louise Harper, age 76, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2004.  She was born June 28, 1928 in Tennessee.  The former Louise Faulkner married Melvin Harper September 27, 1947 in Mississippi.  He preceded her in death May 3, 1995.  Mrs. Harper was a foster Grandparent for many years.  3 sons survive Mrs. Harper, William “Bud” (Cheryl) Harper of Muskegon, MI, L.D. Harper and Steve Harper both of Twin Lake, MI; 1 daughter, Mrs. Gertie (Marc) Stephenson of Muskegon, MI; 2 sisters, Mrs. Margaret Gentry of MO and Mrs. Mary Alice Pruitt of TN; 9 grandchildren, David (Lou), Carrie (Jake), Keith (Tammy), Tammy (Jason), Mary, Lisa, Brett, Stacie, and Nichole; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Mason and Colby.  She was preceded in death by 1 sister and 6 brothers.  FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday 4:00 P.M. at the Young Funeral Home, Rev. Joshua Rager officiating.  Burial Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION: Today 2-4 & 7-9 P.M.  MEMORIALS: Muskegon Oceana Hospice.  Envelopes will be available.  —Young (231) 722-3873

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HARPER, Melvin D.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 4 May 1995, Page 7C

HARPER, MR. MELVIN D. Muskegon, MI - Mr. Melvin Harper, age 68, passed away Wednesday afternoon May 3, 1995 at a local hospital.  He was born May 11, 1926 in Kenton, TN.  Mr. Harper married the former Louise Faulkner, September 27, 1947 in Mississippi and served in the U.S. Army and was employed at CWC until his retirement.  He is survived by his wife, Louise; 1 daughter, Gertie (Marc) Stephenson of Muskegon; 4 sons, William “Bud” (Cheryl) Harper of Muskegon, L.D. Harper, Steve Harper, both of Twin Lake, MI, and Richard (Kathy) Jennings of Wolf Lake, MI; 10 grandchildren, David, Carrie, Keith, Tammy, Lisa, Brett, Stacie, Tommy, Eric and Ricky; special friend, Martin Sabo of Twin Lake, MI.  Mr. Harper was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.   FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday 1:00 P.M. at the Young Funeral Home, Rev. Donald LeMaire officiating.  Burial Fruitland Cemetery.  VISITATION: Fri. 2-4 & 6-8 P.M.  MEMORIALS: Michigan Lung Association.  —Young, 722-3873

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HARRINGTON, Arthur Field M.D.

Biography – photos included

 

HARRINGTON,  L. P. Andre

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, Thursday, February 4, 1993

HARRINGTON, Mr. L.P. Andre   North Muskegon  Mr. Harrington, age 67, died Wednesday, February 3, 1993.  He was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 20, 1925 and married Kate Lee Torgeson on June 9, 1947. Until  his retirement in 1985 he had been employed for 12 years at Teledyne Continental Motors as an inspector in  quality control. A Navy veteran, Mr Harrington served during World War 2 and the Korean War and retired  from the Naval Reserves in 1985 as a Chief Warrant Officer W4. He was a member of the Muskegon Elks,  VFW Post No.446 and the Naval Reserve Association. SURVIVORS: Wife, Kate Lee; 1 son, Noel Harrington and    daughter, Suzanne Gorbach both of North Muskegon, 2 granddaughters, 2 grandsons and 1 brother, Richard  S. Harrington of Gulf Port, MS. MEMORIAL: Friends of Walker Library,1522 Ruddiman Ave.,North Muskegon  Clock  Muskegon

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HARRIS

 

HART, William

Article

East Muskegon

 

HARTMAN

 

HARTSUIKER, WINIFRED MRS. (KELLER)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 19 July 1985, Page 5C

HARTSUIKER, MRS. WINIFRED, 1890 Apple Ave.  Mrs. Hartsuiker, the former Winifred Keller, died Sunday, July 14, 1985, at the age of 92.  She was born in Muskegon on Nov. 25, 1891.  Mrs. Hartsuiker was preceded in death by her husbands, Jacob Fielstra and Ralph Hartsuiker.  SURVIVORS:  Step-son, Boyd Hartsuiker of AZ and nieces & nephews.  SERVICE:  Wednesday 1 p.m. at the Clock Chapel with the Rev. Ben Jansen officiating.  Interment Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION:  Today 2-4 & 7-9 at the Clock Funeral Home.  —Clock

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HARTZ, WILLIAM HOMER JR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 8 April 2007, Page 4-B

William Homer Hartz, Jr.,       Ocean Ridge, FL          and Whitehall, MI.  William Homer Hartz, Jr., 88, died in Ocean Ridge, FL.  He was a resident of Ocean Ridge, FL and Whitehall, MI.  He was born in Chicago in 1918 to William Homer Hartz, Sr. and Bertha Mead Hartz, and lived there until moving to Milwaukee in 1949, to Winnetka in 1959, and returning to Chicago in 1977.  He graduated from the Chicago Latin School, Williams College, and the University of Chicago School of Business.  He joined the Naval Reserves in 1940 and trained aboard the U.S.S. Arkansas.  He was stationed aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Chew in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.  He transferred to the destroyer U.S.S. Phelps as Executive Officer in 1943.  He left the Navy in 1945 with the rank of Lieutenant Commander.  He was vice President of Sales, a member of the board of Directors, and a partner in LaSalle Street Press in Chicago for twenty-three years.  The company merged with Bowne & Company during his tenure.  He served as Chairman of the Board of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation, President of the Tavern Club of Chicago, and a Board member of President of the White Lake Golf Club in Whitehall, MI.  He was a member of the White Lake Yacht Club in Whitehall, MI, Glen View Club in Glenview, IL, Gulf Stream Golf Club in Gulf Stream, FL, The Little Club in Delray Beach, FL, and The Ocean Club in Ocean Ridge, FL.  He was an avid golfer, an enthusiastic and talented E-scow sailor, and a bridge player whose 13-spade hand dealt before, and won after, a Japanese sub attack became a Time Magazine story in 1942.  He enjoyed theater, music, art, reading, and solving crossword puzzles.  He was predeceased by his wife, Bennette Freeman Hartz in 1975; his wife, Jeanne Guyot Hartz in 2001; his son, Andrew Wilson Hartz in 1952, and his granddaughter, Petra Jeanne Coronado, in 1996.  He is survived by his sister, Betty (Raymond) Allen of Newport, RI; by his children, Leslie Hartz Sprott of Muskegon, MI, Thomas (Lori) Hartz of Lake Geneva, WI, Nancy (Santiago) Coronado of Whitehall, MI, and Barry (Jennifer) Hartz of Jacksonville, FL; and by 11 grandchildren.  A memorial service will be held in his White Lake, MI community later in the summer.  No memorials or contributions are requested.

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HARWOOD, DOLORES M. MRS. (NELSON)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 20 February 2005, Page 4-B

Mrs. Dolores M. Harwood, Whitehall.  Mrs. Harwood, age 71, of Whitehall, died February 12, 2005.  Born August 13, 1933, in Ludington, to Richard and Eleanor (Spaulding) Nelson, she had lived in the White Lake area for many years.  On August 17, 1951, in Ludington, she married Andrew J. Harwood.  She had been a homemaker all her life and was a member of First Christian Church in North Muskegon.  Mrs. Harwood was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Nelson.  FAMILY:  Her husband, Andrew; her children, Eleanor (Larry) Minzay of Grand Haven, Carol (Bob) Collis of Rothbury, Betty (Ron) Scarbrough of Holton, Andrea (Ernest) Larson of Rothbury, Richard (Rebecca) Harwood of Twin Lake and Millie (Brian) Rowe of North Muskegon; 27 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 3 god-children; 2 sisters, Doris Silver of Ferrysburg and Frances Langlois of Grand Haven; 1 brother, Richard (Lois) Nelson of Ludington; numerous nieces & nephews.  SERVICE:  Was held Wednesday, February 16, 2005, at 11:00 AM, from First Christian Church of North Muskegon with the Rev. Stephen K. Fisher officiating.  Interment will be made in Oakhurst Cemetery - Whitehall.  DONATIONS:  Family Expense Fund, c/o Clock Funeral Home, Box 176, Whitehall 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HASPER

 

HASSE, Beverly

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  18 July 1994  Page 7B

BEVERLY M. HASSE, 45, of Walkerville died Sunday in Detroit.  She was employed as the village clerk for the city of Walkerville and was a member of Walkerville Wesleyan Church.  Arrangements by Tate, Hart.

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Hatfield, Margaret A. (Mrs.) Matthews

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan Monday September 17, 2001 page 3B

Mrs. Margaret A. Hatfield, age 87, passed away September 16, 2001 in Muskegon.  She was born April 2, 1914 in Muskegon to Ernest & Jessie (Westerman) Matthews, and had resided here most of her life.  Mrs. Hatfield was a member of Hope Reformed Church, where she was involved in R.C.W.M (reformed Church Women’s Ministry), and Project Phillip.  On June 9, 1937, she married W. Walker Hatfield in Muskegon, and he preceded her in death on December 30, 1990.  Survivors include 2 sons, James (Toni) Hatfield of Aubrun, IN and Rev. Jerry (Bonnie) Hatfield of League City, TX; 4 grandsons, Scott, Jeffrey,  James, & Jason, and 2 granddaughters, Jenifer & Jory; 6 great grandchildren; 1 brother, John (Pearl) Matthews; 1 sister, Lucille Fearm; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Wesley, Ernest, and Thomas Matthews and 1 sister, Gertrude Hertz.  Services will be 1pm Thursday at Sytsema Funeral Home 737 Apple Avenue http://systema1.plan4ever.com with Rev. Steven Hyma officiating.  Visitation with the family will be 2-4 & 6-8pm Wednesday.  Burial will take place in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.  Memorial Contributions to Hope Reformed Church and the Muskegon Rescue Mission would be greatly appreciated.

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HATHAWAY, Frank Eugene

Biography

 

HAUPT, EDITH P. MRS. (FLOOD)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 5 November 2006, Page 6-B

Edith P. Haupt, Montague.  Mrs. Edith Pearl Haupt, age 86, died peacefully Thursday, October 26, 2006.  She was born on April 21, 1920 in Shelby, MI. to LeRoy and Ora (Houseman) Flood.  Edith married Alfred Haupt on August 18, 1944 and he died on October 10, 1990.  She had been a cosmetologist for over 50 years.  She loved to paint china ware, do all types of gardening and to sew.  Her family feels Edith was “The Best Grandma in the Whole World.”  Survivors are two daughters, Diane Johnson of Montague, MI, and Cindy (George) Wiser of Whitehall, MI; grandchildren, George Wiser, Jr., Melissa (Jay) Feltman, special grandson, Duane Johnson, Linnea (Randy) Kostrzewa and Mitch (Shelly) Johnson; great-grandchildren, Joseph and sisters-in-law, Anne Connor of Palm Beach, FL, and Martha DeCair of Lucca Valley, CA.  She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers and son-in-law, Gary Johnson.  The funeral service will begin at 12 noon Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at Shiloh Tabernacle Church, with the Reverend Verne Wright officiating.  Burial will be made in Fort Custer National Cemetery.  Visitation at the church is one hour prior to the service Monday.  Memorials may be made to Hackley VNS Hospice.  PACHESNY-JEND – Muskegon

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HAVEMAN, Henry

Biography

 

HAVEN, Richard

CITY NEWS:

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Monday, April 12, 1920, page 10

The Misses Marcella Moon, Luella Marsh, Elinor Chamberlain, Helen Koblishke, Helen Eames, Elizabeth Boyd, Mildred Suit, and Ora Morton, Orin Gray, Roscoe Rodgers, Arthur Cross, Max Koblishke, Richard Haven, John Quincy, John Andrews, and Chester Cloeting, all students at the University of Michigan are spending their annual spring vacation at their homes.

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HAVENGA, Fabo

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI  Thursday, January 6, 1928

Fabo Havenga, 57, Well Known Celery Grower Here, Dies   Fabo Havenga, 57 years old,  595 Oak street, well-known Muskegon celery grower, died at Hackley hospital today  following an illness of two weeks.  Mr. havenga had been ill at his home, being taken to  the Hospital yesterday.  Born in the Netherlands, March 14, 1880, Mr. Havenga came to  Muskegon 55 years ago.  He had been a celery grower for 24 years, owning his own  farm.  He had served as a director of the Muskegon Celery Growers association.  He  married Selma Richter at Chicago, May 11, 1910.  He was a member of the First  Reformed church.  Surviving are Mrs. Havenga, a son, Bearl, two brothers, Herman and  Peter Havenga and two sisters, Mrs. Alida Berghuis and Mrs. Dena Gardner, all of  Muskegon.

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI  Thursday, January 7, 1928, page 20

HAVENGA - Funeral services for Fabo Havnega, 595 Oak Ave., will be held Monday with  prayer at the residence at 1:30 and services at the Clock Funeral Home at 2 p.m.  Rev.  J. Bovenkirk, officiating.  Interment in Oakwood.  Friends may view the remains at the  Clock Funeral Home until 5 p.m. Saturday and then at the residence.

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Record of Funeral 

Clock Funeral Home  No. 6; Jan. 6, 1938

Fabo Havenga, white, Netherlands, 55 years in US and city

595 Oak avenue, husband of Selma Richter

Celery grower 22 years, owner to January, 1938

Death Jan. 6, 1938, 11:30 a.m.

Birth March 14, 1880,  age 57-9-23

Father, Lambert Havenga, Neth

Mother, Fanny Enkjes, Neth

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HAVENGA, Fannie

Obituary

Muskegon News Chronicle, Muskegon, MI  Monday, July 29, 1912, page 2

Mrs. Fannie Havenga   Mrs. Fannie Havenga died at the home of her daughter, Mrs.  Byron Gardner, 61 Oak street, Saturday evening at 7 o'clock.  Mrs. Havenga was born  in the Netherlands in 1847, being 65 years of age at the time of her death and has been  a resident of Muskegon for the past 29 years.  She leaves three daughters, Mrs. John  Berghuis, Mrs. John DeVries and Mrs. Byron Gardner and three sons, Herman, Peter  and Fabo Havenga.  She is also survived by one brother in the Netherlands.  The  funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Gardner, 61 Oak street.   Rev. John Luxen, pastor of the First Reformed church will conduct the services.  Burial  will be made in Oakwood cemetery. 

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HAVENGA, Herman

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI  Tuesday,  April 14, 1942, page 2

Herman Havenga, Retired Tailor, Expires Today   Herman H. Havenga, 67 years old,  retired tailor, who was employed for several years by English the Tailor, died early today  at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Selma Havenga, 595 Oak avenue, after a short  illness.  Born May 6,1874 in Brazil, South America, he came to the United States and  Muskegon 55 years ago, when a youth and received his education here.  Surviving are  two sisters, Mrs. Lida Burgess and Mrs. Dena Gardner, both of Muskegon, and several  nieces and nephews.

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI  Tuesday,  April 14, 1942, page 14:2

HAVENGA - Herman H. Havenga, 67 years old, died today at the home of this sister-in- law, Mrs. Selma Havenga, 595 Oak Ave. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the  Clock Chapel, Rev. J. Bovenkirk officiating.  Interment in Moorland cemetery.  Friends  may call at the Clock Funeral Home.

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Record of Funeral

Clock Funeral Home  No. 5618/86  April 14, 1942

Herman H. Havenga,white

595 Oak avenue

Tailor, (retired)

Death April 14, 1942

Birth May 6, 1874, Brazil, South America age 67-11-8

Father, Siwer L. Havenga, Neth

Mother, Fannie Heintje, Neth

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HAVENGA, Selma L. (Mrs.) Richter

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI  Tuesday, December 20, 1966, page 21

Mrs. Havenga, Here 56 Years, Dies at Age 90   Mrs. Selma L. Havenga, 90, of the  Christian Home for the Aged, 1691 Peck St., died today at Muskegon Osteopathic  Hospital after a short illness.  Born Aug. 22, 1876 at Danzig, Germany, Mrs. Havenga  came to this country when she was 18 years old and settled in Milwaukee.  She lived in  Chicago and came to Muskegon in 1910.  She was the former Selma L. Richter and was  married to Fabo Havenga in 1910 at Chicago.  He died in 1937.  She was a member of   the First Reformed Church and of the Ladies Aid Society of the Church.  She is survived  by one son, B. F. Havenga of Havre De Grace, Md.; three sisters, Mrs. Victor Peller, Mrs.  Leonard Glander and Mrs. Walter Waedekin, all of Milwaukee, one brother, Emil  Richter, Milwaukee and two grandchildren.

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HAWKIN, MICHAEL L. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 7 July 1989, Page 4C

HAWKINS, MR. MICHAEL L., Muskegon.  Mr. Michael L. Hawkins, 35, died Monday July 3, 1989 at his residence.  Graveside services will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday at Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  There will be no visitation.  —Sytsema 737 Apple Ave.

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HAWKINS

 

HAYES, Ella (Mrs.)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  14 June 1941  Page 11

Services Sunday  At W. Cloud for  Mrs. Ella Hayes  White Cloud, June 14—(Special)—Funeral services will be held here Sunday for Mrs. Ella Hayes, 77 years old, a lifelong resident of Newaygo county, who died of a heart ailment Tuesday at home of her son, Frank, in Grand Rapids.  Mrs. Hayes was born in Denver township, April 7, 1864.  She  married Joseph Hayes in 1882.  Mrs. Hayes died in 1915.  Also surviving are two sons, Vernon of Howard City and  Walter of Comstock Park, and three daughters, Mrs. Gladys Horton of Muskegon, Mrs. Blanche Thebo of Shelby and  Mrs. Fern Stevens of White Cloud.  Services will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday in the White Cloud Methodist church  with Rev. Paul Lowry officiating.  Burial will be in Lincoln Center cemetery.

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HAYES, Homer H.

Biography

 

HAYES, Vernon

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle   Muskegon, Michigan  2 October 1984  Page 5C

HAYES, MR.  VERNON  1542 Marcoux Ave.  Mr. Vernon Hayes, age 91, passed away Monday afternoon at Mercy  Hospital.  He was born April 7, 1883 in Lincoln Twp., Newaygo County, MI and has resided in the Muskegon are the  past 45 years moving here from White Cloud.  He was married to the former Lillian V. Wiseman on March 30, 1945.   He had been employed at Teledyne Continental Motors until retiring in 1958.  He served in the U.S. Army during  World War I.  He was a member of Greater Muskegon Barracks No. 328 of World War I Veterans and D.A.V. Chapter  No. 13.  He is survived by his wife Lillian V., a daughter & son-in-law, Rita & Thomas Brown of Jenison; 4  grandchildren, Steven Brown of CA, Geoffrey & Dana Brown of Jenison & Eric Brown of Grand Rapids; 1 brother,  Walter Hayes of Ada, MI.  He was preceded in death by a son, Harold Hayes, who was killed while serving in the  Armed Forces during World War II in 1944 and 1 brother & 3 sisters.  Services will be held at 10 A.M. Thursday from  the Sytsema Chapel with Rev. Larry Lynn officiating.  Military Rites under the auspices of Muskegon County  Council of V.F.W.  Interment will be in the Lincoln Cemetery in Newaygo County.  Friends may call at the funeral  home beginning at 7 P.M. this evening where they may meet the family 7-9 P.M. and 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. on Wednesday.  —Sytsema

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HAYSTEAD, Edith B. (Mrs.) Coston

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  14 July 1969  Page 15

Mrs. Haystead  Is Stricken,  Dies at Age 83  Mrs. Edith B. Haystead, a longtime Muskegon Heights resident, was  dead on arrival Saturday at Muskegon General Hospital.  She was 83 and lived at 3321 Ninth.  Mrs. Haystead was  born July 21, 1885 in Stanton and moved to Muskegon in 1916.  The former Edith Coston, she married Ernest  Stewart in 1904.  He died in 1945 and later that year she married Edgar Haystead.  Mr. Haystead died in 1964.  Mrs.  Haystead was employed at Sealed Power Corp. for three years.  Survivors include a sister, Mrs. [-----] [------] of  Crystal; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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Obituary

Page 30

HAYSTEAD, MRS. EDITH B.  3321 Ninth St., Muskegon Hts.  The funeral service for Mrs. Edith Haystead will be held  Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Lee Funeral Home, the Rev. Wendell Gebben officiating.  Mrs. Haystead will be  laid to rest in Mona View.  Friends may call at the Lee Funeral Home.   —Lee.

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HAYWARD, Montgomery

Biography

 

HAZEKAMP (Mrs. Garret) Evelyn (Heethuis)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Saturday, March 13, 1999, page 5B

HAZEKAMP, MRS. EVELYN  Muskegon  Mrs. Evelyn Hazekamp, age 92, died Thursday, March 11, 1999 following a long illness.  She was born in Muskegon on August 16, 1906 to  Evert & Hattie (Scholtens) Heethuis & married Garret Hazekamp in Muskegon on January 23, 1934.  Mrs. Hazekamp was a homemaker & a devoted wife & mother.  SURVIVORS   2  daughters, Elaine (Wallace) Haglund of Muskegon & their children, David Haglund, Susan (Paul) Cassidy & Pam Haglund & daughter Lois (Dick) Palsrock of Grand Rapids & their  children, Tenda (Rod) Tjoelker, Barb Palsrock & Laura Palsrock.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Garret on January 7, 1999, 4 brothers & 3 sisters.  SERVICE  Sunday, March  14, 1999, 3:00 pm at the Clock Chapel with Rev. Dwight Reed officiating.  Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.  VISITATION  Friends may meet with the family one hour prior to the  service.  MEMORIAL, The Salvation Army.                –Clock, Muskegon

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HAZEKAMP, GARRET

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Saturday, January 9, 1999, page 4B:5

HAZEKAMP, MR. GARRET   Muskegon   Mr. Garret Hazekamp, age 89, died Thursday, January 7, 1999.  He was born in Clifton, NJ on March 11, 1909 to Garret & Kate (Stark)  Hazekamp & married the former Evelyn Heethuis on January 23, 1934 in Muskegon.  Mr. Hazekamp was a Minister & Bible Teacher & also worked at Clarke Floor Machine from 1951  to 1974 prior to retiring.  SURVIVORS  Wife, Evelyn; daughter, Elaine (Wallace) Haglund of Muskegon & their children, David Haglund, Susan (Paul) Cassidy & Pam Haglund & daughter  Lois (Dick) Palsrock of Grand Rapids and their children, Tenda (Rod) Tjoelker, Barb Palsrock & Laura Palsrock; 3 sisters & 2 brothers.  SERVICE  Sunday, January 10, 1999 3:00n pm at  the Clock Chapel with Rev. Dwight Reed officiating Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.  VISITATION  Friends may meet with the family one hour prior to the service at Clock Funeral  Home.  MEMORIAL: Muskegon Rescue Mission.            –Clock, Muskegon

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HAZELTON, CATHERINE MRS. (ALTENBURG)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 20 December 1948, Page 25

MRS. C. HAZELTON.  Mrs. Catherine Hazelton, 57 years old, 3429 W. Giles road in Laketon township, died Sunday in Hackley hospital after several months illness.  Born Dec. 24, 1889 in Middleton, she was the former Miss Catherine Altenburg and was married to Charles Hazelton in Middleton in 1908.  He died in 1927.  Mrs. Hazelton came to Muskegon county in 1942.  She leaves a son, Howard, with whom she lived; one sister, Mrs. Clara Galager, Middleton, and two grandchildren.

Page 32

HAZELTON – Mrs. Catherine Hazelton, age 57 years, of 3429 W. Giles road, Laketon Twp., passed away Sunday morning.  Services will be held at 3:30 p. m. Wednesday at the Sytsema Chapel.  Friends may call at the Sytsema Funeral Home.

21 December 1948, Page 36

HAZELTON – Services for Mrs. Catherine Hazelton, of 3429 W. Giles road, Laketon Twp., will be held at 3:30 p. m. Wednesday at the Sytsema Chapel, Rev. H. Springstead officiating, and the interment will be in Fruitland cemetery.  Friends may call at the Sytsema Funeral Home.

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HEAP

 

HEBNER, Viola G. (Mrs.) DePue

Obituary

Whitehall Forum  Whitehall, Michigan  6 July 1911  Page 4

Mrs. Viola G. Hebner was born in Fruitland township, Sept. 8, 1878, and died June 26, 1911 at the age of 32 years.   She leaves one daughter, Florence F. Golden, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. James DePue, besides six  brothers, George and Lewis of Chicago, Warren of Dalton and Edward, Frank and David of Muskegon and three  sisters, Mrs. John Benson of Hackley, Wis., Potuck Golden of Grand Rapids and Mrs. Ray Turns of Whitehall to  mourn her loss.  Brief services were conducted at the home of her father, followed by a service at the Wilson school  house which was conducted by Rev. A. B. Imrie of the Congregational church.

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20 July 1911  Page 6  OBITUARY.  Mrs. Viola G. Hibner was born in Fruitland Township, September 8, 1878, and  passed from this life at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Depew, June 26, 1911, on the same farm  where she was born.  She leaves, to mourn her loss, one daughter, Florence F. Golden, her father and mother and  six brothers and three sisters, George and Louis Depew, of Chicago; Waner Depew, of Dalton; Edward, Frank and  David Depew, of Muskegon; Mrs. John Benson, of Hackley, Wis.; Mrs. Patrick Golden, of Grand Rapids; and Mrs. Ray  Turns, of Whitehall; all of whom were home to attend the funeral.

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MEMORIAL.

MRS. VIOLA G. HEBNER.   Written by Mrs. R. R. Turns.

 

Death laid his hand on thee!

Thou hast faded her breath.

And we know that thou art sleeping

The dreamless sleep of death.

 

Thine eyes are closed forever!

We shall no more see they face.

But we miss thee from

Each lonely resting place.

 

The dreary winds may murmur

The tempest madly sweep.

But it will not disturb thee

From they lonely, resting sleep.

 

But, Viola, when we're done with life

Its toil, its care and pain.

I hope we'll meet in that bright land,

Never more to part again.

 

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HEDGES, Richard C. “Dick”

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, Tuesday, February 22, 1994

Obituary: HEDGES, Mr. Richard C."Dick"  Mr. Richard C."Dick" Hedges, age 69, died Sunday, February 20,  1994. He was born in Muskegon on October 24, 1924 to Clarence & Georgianna Hedges. Mr. Hedges had been  a sports writer for the Muskegon Chronicle for 32 years until his retirement in 1986. He was the founder &  president of the Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame and also  Life member of the Muskegon Elks #274 and  the White Lake Eagles # 3214. SURVIVORS: His aunt, Mrs. Richard W. (Gladys) Adair of San Jacinto, CA and  several cousins. SERVICE: Thursday, February 24,1994 at 1:00p.m. at the Clock Chapel with the Rev.  Thomas Mason officiating. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery. VISITATION: Wednesday, 2-4 & 7-9 at the Clock  Funeral Home. MEMORIAL: Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame, Michigan Heart Association or Lake Shore  Lung Society. Clock  Muskegon

 

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HEERMANN, Telea (Mrs) Thompson

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan

Mrs. Herman H. Heermann, 70 years old, died Saturday morning at her home, 1880 McIllwraith street, after an illness of fourteen months.  She was born in Leeland, Ill., Feb. 2, 1867.  The last 11 years she made her home in Muskegon, coming here from West Plains, Mo.  Formerly Telea Thompson, she was married to Herman H. Heermann Feb. 2, 1891, at Potter, Neb.  She was a member of the Lutheran church of Potter, Neb.  She is survived by her husband; two sisters, Mrs. W.B. Fletcher, with whom she was making her home and Mrs. M.H. Henry, of Muskegon.

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HEETHUIS - R. Jayne from Harry. 

Divorce

Custody of five children to mother- Muskegon Chronicle, 9 July 1963

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Heethuis, Edward Walter

Birth

Muskegon Chronicle,  4 April 1916

HEETHUIS -- To Mr. and Mrs. Edward Heethuis, 96-1/2 Myrtle street, Thursday, March 30, 1916, a son, Edward Walter

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HEETHUIS, Marilyn R. (Mrs.) Boyink

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, May 23, 1995

HEETHUIS, Mrs. Marilyn R.  Norton Shores  Mrs. Heethuis, age 68, died Sunday, May 21, 1995. She was  born,Marilyn Boyink, in Grand Haven on September 9,1926 and married Everett H. Heethuis on May 21,1948  and he preceded her in death on August 6, 1985. Retiring in 1989 she had been a Public Health Nurse for the  County of Muskegon for 34 years. She received her education at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit  graduating in 1948. She attended Berean Church where she was a member of the Persis Society and active in  the senior groups and bible study groups. She was a volunteer at Hackley Hospital, served on the board of  Lakeshore Lung Association, member of the Michigan Nurses Association, Christian Care Auxillary and the  WQWQ Breakfast Club. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Albert & Margaret Boyink, step-father,  Edwin Kutack and step-brother, Thomas Kutack. SURVIVORS: 1 son, Robert Heethuis of Phoenix, 1 sister,  Nancy (Tom) Parrish of Interlochen, MI; 1 brother, James (Pat) Boyink  of Sterling Heights, MI; step-sister,  Linda (Bill) Manthey of Fennville, MI; in-laws, Kathryn (Ray) VanVoorthuysen, Harriet Oliver & Andrew  (Verna) Heethuis; several nieces & Nephews. SERVICE: Thursday, May 25, 1995 at 11: a.m. at Berean  Church with the Rev. Wayne Bickel, Rev. Dwight Reed and Dr. James Carlson officiating. Interment at  Laketon Township Cemetery. VISITATION: Tuesday 7-9 and Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 at Clock Funeral Home.  MEMEORIAL: Berean Church Memorial Fund, Lakeshore Lung Association or Christian Care.

Clock Muskegon  Rev. Dwight Reed and Dr. James Carlson officiating. Interment at aketon Township Cemetery. VISITATION: Tuesday 7-9 and Wewdnesday 2-4 & 7-9 at Clock Funeral Home. MEMORIAL: Berean Church Memeorial Fund,Lakeshore Lung Association or Christian Care.  Clock   Muskegon

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HEIN, GUS H. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 11 March 1996, Page 4D

HEIN, MR. GUS H., Dalton Township.  Mr. Hein, age 90, died March 9, 1996.  Born November 22, 1905, in Lexington, Illinois, he had lived in the area the past 87 years.  On January 31, 1989, in Muskegon, he married the former Donna Johnson.  He had worked at Continental Motors and had worked in construction and for the Art Worden Co. housemovers.  He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.  Mr. Hein served in the US Army during World War II.  2 sisters and 2 brothers preceded him in death.  FAMILY:  His wife, Donna; a sister, Laurie Gibbs of Muskegon; nieces & nephews.  SERVICE:  Wednesday, March 13, 1996, at 11, at Giles Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. Darrell K. Storvik and the Rev. Donald W. LeMaire officiating.  Interment will be made in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  A Military Graveside Service will be conducted at the church by the Muskegon County Veteran’s Council.  VISITING HOURS:  Tuesday, 2-4 & 6-8 PM, at the funeral home in Whitehall.  —Clock-White Lake.

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HEIN, HAZEL M. MRS. (DEPUE)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 18 March 1986, Page 4C

HEIN, MRS. HAZEL M., Whitehall.  Mrs. Hein, age 79, died March 16, 1986.  Born April 16, 1906, in Dalton Twp., she had lived in the White Lake area all her life.  The former Hazel Depue married Frank Hein, who preceded her in death in 1979.  Mrs. Hein had been a homemaker and was a member of Fruitland Covenant Church.  FAMILY:  2 sons, Louis (wife Dee) of Midland and George (wife Allison) of Parma; 5 grandchildren, Eric, Russell, Ginger, Matthew, & Susan.  SERVICE:  Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 1986, at 1 PM, from Clock Chapel-Whitehall with the Rev. David O. Carlson officiating.  VISITATION:  Today, 1-3 & 6:30-8:30 P.M. in Whitehall.  MEMORIAL: American Cancer Society.  —Clock White Lake

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HELM, LANE A. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 8 November 2001, Page 5B

HELM, MR. LANE A., Muskegon.  Mr. Lane A. Helm, age 69, died Tuesday, November 6, 2001.  He was born in Joplin, MO on April 16, 1932 to Aytche & Edna (Lewis) Helm and married the former Helen M. Johnston on January 29, 1983.  Mr. Helm had been employed as a Driver & Salesman at Butternut Bread for over 30 years until retiring in 1992.  He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Muskegon.  SURVIVORS:  Wife, Helen; 3 sons, Mike (Karen) Helm, Patrick Helm & Brian (Lori) Helm; 1 daughter, Kathy Helm; 3 stepchildren, Karen Spoelman, Martha Jane Bomers & Greg Spoelman; 9 grandchildren, Nikkole, Samantha, Kristina, Kelsie, Brianna, Jason, Jessica, Bethanie & Jerry J.; 1 brother, Tommy (Charlene) Lewis; cousin, Richard (Rosella) Cahill; special friends, Arnie & Ruth Kantola, Leslie Webb, Rebba Crain, Sally Millis, Daniel Swier & many, many friends & extended family members.  He was preceded in death by his father, Aytche Helm & mother, Edna Lewis.  SERVICE:  Saturday, November 10, 2001, 11:00 AM at the Clock Chapel with Rev. Fred Halde officiating.  Interment at Laketon Township Cemetery.  VISITATION:  Friday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Clock Funeral Home.  MEMORIAL: Diabetes Assoc. or First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.  —Clock-Muskegon www.clockfuneralhome.com

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HELMAN, Mrs. John

Article

Beach School Dedication

 

HELMAN, William

Article

Beach School Dedication

 

HELMER, Harry

Obituary
396 E. McLaughlin, Muskegon  Muskegon Chronicle, Wednesday, 30 Sept 1981, page 6C  Mr. Harry Helmer, age 57 years, passed away Monday evening at his residence. Born Oct. 8, 1923 in Afton, Mich. coming to Muskegon in 1960. Disabled Veteran after serving in U.S. Navy, Feb., 1943 to May, 1945 WWII. member of D.A.V., Member Faith Temple, Holland, Mich. Survived by: wife, Flossie, 4 children, Daniel, Patricia, Larry, Pamela, 2 grandchildren, 1 brother, Carl Helmer of East Tawas, 2 sisters, Mary Helmer and Pearl. Services will be Thursday, 2:00 P.M. at Balbirnie-Apostle Chapel of Chimes. Rev. Marty Anderson officiating., Interment, Oakwood Cemetery.

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HENAGIN, EVELYN L. MRS. (PARKER)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 28 September 1992, Page 6C

HENAGIN, MRS. EVELYN L., North Muskegon.  Mrs. Henagin, age 72, died September 26, 1992.  Born October 20, 1919, she had lived in the White Lake area for many years.  The former Evelyn Parker was married to Leonard E. Henagin, who preceded her in death in 1988, and had been a homemaker.  A daughter, Marion Norris, and a brother and 2 sisters preceded her in death.  FAMILY:  2 sons, Tom (Phyllis) Norris and Tony Henagin both of North Muskegon; daughter & step-son, Nora (Leonard “Joe”) Henagin of North Muskegon and step-daughter, Shirley (Edward) Dault of North Muskegon; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Vernon (Mary) Parker and Clarence (Virginia) Parker both of North Muskegon.  FUNERAL:  Tomorrow, Tuesday, September 29, 1992, at 2 PM, from Clock Chapel-Whitehall with the Mr. Steve Henagin officiating.  Interment will be made in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITING HOURS:  Tomorrow, Tuesday, 1 PM until service time, in Whitehall. Clock - White Lake

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HENAGIN, LEONARD E. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 26 September1988, Page 6C

HENAGIN, MR. LEONARD E., Whitehall.  Mr. Henagin, age 75, died September 25, 1988.  Born September 4, 1913, in Muskegon, he had lived in the White Lake area for many years.  He married the former Evelyn Parker and had worked as a grinder at Misco Corp.  Mr. Henagin was a Charter and Life member of White Lake Eagles Aerie No. 3214 and a member and Past President of Local 1243 UAW.  FAMILY:  His wife, Evelyn; 1 daughter, Mrs. Shirley (Edward) Dault of Twin Lake; 4 sons, Leonard “Joe” (wife Nora) and John “Cub” Welkoske, both of North Muskegon, Tony of Whitehall and Francis; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  SERVICE:  Tuesday, September 27, 1988, at 3 PM, from Clock Chapel-Whitehall with the Mr. Steve Henagin officiating.  Interment will be made in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION:  Tuesday, 2-3 PM, in Whitehall.  —Clock White Lake

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HENDERSON

 

HENDRICK, Barbara E. (Mrs.)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  13 August 1934  Page 2

MRS. BARBARA HENDRICK  DIES AT AGE OF 61  Mrs. Barbara Ellen Hendrick, 61 years old, 540 Jackson avenue,  died Saturday afternoon at her residence.  She was born Nov. 24, 1872 in Edmonton, Canada, coming to the United  States when 14 years old with her parents.   Settling in Pentwater she was married in 1892 to Charles F.  Hendricks, coming to Muskegon two years later.  Mr. Hendrick died in August, 1919.  Mrs. Hendrick is survived by  three daughters, Dora Ferguson of Fruitland township, the Misses Alice L. and Phyliss A. Hendrick, both at home;  four sons, William L., Gerland D., Prebyl G. Hendrick, all of Muskegon and Doyle D. at home; nine grandchildren;  two sisters, Mrs. W. V. Houseman of Whitehall and Mrs. W. P. McElroy of Kenton, Ohio.

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Obituary

Page 13

HENDRICK–The memorial service for Mrs. Barbara E. Hendrick, 540 Jackson Ave., will begin at 2:00 Wednesday  afternoon at the Balbirnie Mansion, the Rev. Herbert A. Miles officiating and the interment will be in Lakeside  Cemetery.

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HENDRICK, Clyde E.

Biography

 

HENDRICK, G. D. “Dick”

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  9 March 1968  Page 21

Mr. Hendrick,  Retired, Dies  G. D. "Dick" Hendrick, 68, of R.R. 1, Spring Lake, former Sealed Power Corp. employe,  died Friday at Hackley Hospital after a short illness.  Mr. Hendrick was born Jan. 20, 1900 in Muskegon and lived  here until 1958 when he moved to Massillon, Ohio.  He lived there until January, returning to this area.  He  attended Muskegon Public Schools and married Jean Broersma Nov. 8, 1924, in Lansing.  Purchasing agent for  Sealed Power 11 years, Mr. Hendrick previously had been employed in municipal government for Muskegon and  North Muskegon.  Surviving are his widow; two daughters, Mrs. Beverly Goethel of Grand Rapids and Mrs. Ray  Fleckenstein of Hastings; a brother, William of Montague; two sisters, Mrs. William Putney of Fremont and Mrs.  Phyllis Larvea of Hermit, Calif; and five grandchildren.

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HENDRICK, P. G.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  26 September 1960  Page 22

P. G. Hendrick,  Life Resident,  Dies at Age 60  P. G. Hendrick, 60, of 1927 Crowley St., an employe of Muskegon  Camshaft Co. and a life resident of the community, died Tuesday at his home after a brief illness.   Mr. Hendrick  was born July 8, 1902, in Muskegon.  He leaves a son, David L. K. Hendrick of N. Hollywood, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs.  William Putney of Fremont and Mrs. Gordon Lareva of Hamit, Calif.; two brothers, William Hendrick of Montague  and G. D. Hendrick of Massillon, Ohio.

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HENDRICK, William L.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  14 April 1975  Page 28

HENDRICK, MR.  WILLIAM L.  7657 Old Channel Trail  Montague  Mr. Hendrick, age 80, died at his home Sunday  morning.  He was born in Muskegon and has lived in the White Lake area the past 15 years.  He was a retired  postal clerk working in the Post Office in Muskegon for over 30 years.  A member of the Montague United Methodist  Church, he was very active in S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.QA. and the Cosmaps and he also drove the Mouth School bus for 4  years.  Veteran of World War I he was a member of Barricks 328 Veterans of World War I.  He married the former  Leone Dingman; she died in 1966.  SURVIVORS  4 sons, William of Oceanside, Calif., Duane of San Francisco,   Russell of Lansing, Clieve of Muskegon, 1 daughter Mrs. Robert (Joyce) Anderson of Los Angeles, 11 grandchildren,  1 sister, Mrs. William (Alice) Putney of Norton Shores.  SERVICE  Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the  Montague United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gilbert Heaton officiating.  Entombment will be made in  Oakgrove Mausoleum.  VISITATION  Friends may call at the Clock Funeral Home, Whitehall beginning this  evening after 7 o'clock.   —Clock, White Lake

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HENDRYX, Harry H.

Biography

 

Hendryx, Mrs. Silas H. (Sarah)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle,  Wednesday, 5 April 1916

The funeral of Mrs. Silas H. Hendryx, aged 70 years, was held Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 at her home in Fruitport.  The services were in charge of Rev. F. W. Ollis, Grand Haven.  The music was furnished by Mrs. George Kenny, Faye Sibert, Mabel Grant and A. W. Miles, accompanied by Mrs. C. J. Sibert, the songs being, “Saved by Grace”, “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere” and “Jesus, Lover of My Soul”.  The many beautiful flowers were cared for by Mrs. Charles DeBakker and Mrs. Frank Rake.  Mrs. Hendryx was formerly Sarah E. Vinton and was born in Toledo, Ohio, on December 25, 1845, and when six years old, moved with her parents to Ionia county, Mich., the trip being made in a covered wagon.  On March 4, 1873, she was married to Silas H. Hendryx, who died December 17, 1915 and were residents of Fruitport for thirty-nine years.  She is survived by one son, and three grandchildren of Muskegon, and one sister, Miss Jennie Crippen of Orleans, Mich.  Interment was in the family lot at Fruitport, and the pallbearers were H. J. Curtis, George Conley, W. Tubbs, F. Rake, W. H. Kline and George Loosemore.

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HENNESEY/HENNESY

 

HENRICSON, Ruth (Mrs) Hasper

Obituary

Grand Haven Tribune, Grand Haven, Michigan, 13 April 1989, Page 2

Ruth Henricson Grand Haven resident Ruth C. Henricson, 72, died Wednesday, April 12, 1989 in Ft. Myers, Fla. after a brief illness. The former Ruth Hasper was born in Muskegon Feb. 7, 1917 and married Leslie Henricson April 10, 1941.  They lived in Muskegon until moving to Grand Haven 10 years ago. Mrs. Henricson was a member of the Bethany Christian Reformed Church and had been active in the Christian Service Club.  She was employed as a sales representative by the American Family Assurance Co. She is survived by her husband, Leslie; daughters Mary (Dr. Dan) Fox, Spring Lake and Ruth (Max) Murphy, Holland; son-in-law Dr. Erwin (Marcia) Grasman, Muskegon; eight grandchildren; brothers Gerrit “Barney” (Gertrude “Petie”) Hasper, Muskegon and Charles (Carol) Hasper, Denver; sisters-in-law Angeline Hasper, Muskegon and Maxine Hasper, Spring Lake. A daughter, Barbara Grasman, brothers John, Louis and Robert Hasper and sister-in-law June Hasper preceded Mrs. Henricson in death. Funeral arrangements are being made through the Achterhoff Mortuary in Muskegon.

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HENRICSON, MRS. LESLIE(RUTH C.) Grand Haven (Formerly of Muskegon)

The Funeral Rites for Mrs. Leslie Henricson age 72, will be held Saturday afternoon, 11 o’clock, at Bethany Christian Reformed Church, Terrace St. at Hartford, with Rev. William “Bill” Stob, her former pastor and close friend, and Rev. Lou Rossien, her present pastor, co-officiating.  Interment in Restlawn Cemetery.  Calling Hours:  2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Mortuary. Tributes:  Muskegon Christian School or Western Michigan Christian High School. Achterhoff 722-6717

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HENRY, JAMES T. MR.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 17 August 1928, Page 2

G. A. R. VETERAN TAKEN BY DEATH.  James T. Henry Had Resided in Muskegon County Since 1876.  James T. Henry, 86 years old, a veteran of the Civil war, died today at his home, 2517 Cutler street, after a long illness.  Mr. Henry was born April 13, 1842, in Smithville, Bradford county, Pa.  He came to Michigan with his parents in 1947.  He enlisted in the 11th Michigan Cavalry for service in the Civil war at Detroit, Feb. 4, 1864.  Fighting under General Burbridge at Saltville, on Oct. 2, 1864, he was wounded and taken prisoner.  He spent four and one-half months in Libby prison and on Feb. 15, 1865 was exchanged and went back to duty, serving under General Stoneman in the late months of the conflict.  He was honorably discharged from the army July 12, 1865.  Mr. Henry was married to Miss Lucetta A. Warner, Oct. 1, 1865.  They came to Muskegon County in 1876.  Mr. Henry farmed a government grant in Holton township 25 years.  Later he was in the drayage business at Twin Lake and in Muskegon.  Mr. Henry is survived by two sons, Theron J., of Champaign, Ill., and Edward D. Henry, of Muskegon; one daughter, Mrs. Brough Robinson, of Cedar township; 17 grand children; 21 great grand children and one great-great grand child.

18 August 1928, Page 18

HENRY—The funeral service for James T. Henry will be held 2:00 o’clock Monday afternoon at the Twin Lakes M. E. Church, Rev. S. J. Francis officiating, and interment will be in Twin Lakes Cemetery.  Inquiries may be made at the Balbirnie Funeral Church.

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HENRY, JAMES MRS.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 6 October 1913, Page 7

Mrs. James Henry.  Mrs. James Henry, an old resident of Twin Lake, died at her home at Twin Lake Saturday evening after a long illness, aged 66 years.  Mrs. Henry leaves besides her husband, two sons, Washington Henry of Muskegon and Thomas Henry of Champaign, Ill., and one daughter, Mrs. Thomas Robinson of Twin Lake.  She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  The funeral will be held at Twin Lake at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon.

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HENTSCHEL, Ernest J.

Biography

 

HEPWORTH, BERYLE P. MRS. (LOHMAN)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 2 March 2008, Page 4-B

Mrs. Beryle P. Hepworth, (widow of Paul), Montague.  Mrs. Hepworth, age 95, died February 24, 2008.  She was born February 10, 1913, in Claybanks Township, to Paul and Alice (Longnecker) Lohman.  April 17, 1937, she married Paul Hepworth, who preceded her in death in 2000.  Mrs. Hepworth had been a homemaker all her life and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Lohman, and 3 sisters, Hazel Buttleman, Ruth Mudge and Irene Morris.  FAMILY: 5 daughters, Nancy (Aaron) Alt of Harrison; Ruth (Chuck) Wright of Davison, Gloria (Don) Woller of CO, Judy (John) Fiest of OH and Kathy (Don) Olesczcuk of OH; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Leota Munson & Laura Parker of Montague and Edith Decker of Petoskey.  SERVICE: Was Saturday, March 1, 2008, at 11:00 AM, at Clock Chapel-Whitehall with the Rev. Bruce A. Beach officiating.  Interment will be made in Hubbard Cemetery - White River Township.  DONATIONS: Memorial Fund of Faith Baptist Church, 3593 Whitehall Rd., North Muskegon 49445.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HEPWORTH, PAUL E. MR.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 31 August 2000, Page 4B

HEPWORTH, MR. PAUL E., Montague.  Mr. Hepworth, age 86, died August 29, 2000.  Born April 25, 1914 in Saskatchewan, Ontario, Canada, to William and Rosie (Poore) Hepworth, he had lived in the White Lake area much of his life.  On April 17, 1937, he married the former Beryle Lohman and had been a farmer and owner & operator of Royal Oak Chicken Ranch in Montague.  Mr. Hepworth was a member of Faith Baptist Church and was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Grant, and 4 brothers, Floyd Hepworth, Arnold Hepworth, Marvin Hepworth & Thomas Hepworth.  FAMILY:  5 daughters, Nancy (Aaron) Alt of Harrison, Ruth (Chuck) Wright of Davison, Gloria (Don) Woller of CO, Judy (John) Fiest and Kathy (Don) Olesczcuk, both of OH; 15 great-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers, Franklin (Elveretta) Hepworth of Durand, Donald (Bette) Hepworth of Houghton Lake, Denzie (Carole) Hepworth and Jess (Marian) Hepworth, both of Pentwater; 7 sisters, Ruth (Clare) Seaver and Bertha (Wilfred) Smith, both of Montague, Dorothy Ramsvig and Katherine Belk, both of Muskegon, Helen (Vern) Daugherty of Mears, and Jewell (Richard) Brower and Wilma (Howard) Van Haitsema, both of Pentwater.  SERVICE:  Saturday, September 2, 2000, at 11 AM, from Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce A. Beach officiating.  Interment will be made in Hubbard Cemetery - White River Township.

VISITING HOURS:  Friday, 2-4 & 6-8 PM, at the funeral home in Whitehall.  MEMORIAL:  Memorial Fund of Faith Baptist Church, 3593 Whitehall Rd., North Muskegon 49445.  —Clock - White Lake

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HEPWORTH, ROSIE NELL MRS. (POORE)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 4 November 1963, Page 13

MRS. HEPWORTH RITES.  HESPERIA—The funeral for Mrs. Rosie N. Hepworth, 70, who died Saturday at Oceana Hospital, Hart, after an illness of two months, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pentwater Baptist Church, where she was a member.  Burial will be at Pentwater Cemetery.  The body is at Kent Funeral Home.  Mrs. Hepworth was born the former Rosie Nell Poore, Oct. 9, 1893, at Franklin, Ind.  She lived there until her marriage to William Hepworth, Aug. 15, 1912.  The couple lived four years in Canada, coming to Pentwater in 1916.  Mrs. Hepworth was active in church and civic affairs until her fatal illness in September.  At the church she taught Sunday school and was active in the Women’s Fellowship group.  She was a trustee of the church.  She served both as local and county president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, and was active in the district WCTU program.  Surviving are her husband; seven sons, Paul and Jesse of Montague, Franklin of Bancroft, Floyd of Muskegon, Donald of Saginaw, Denzil of Pentwater; and T. Sgt. Marvin Hepworth of San Antonio, Texas, seven daughters, Mrs. Clare Seaver and Mrs. Wilfred Smith of Montague, Mrs. Marshall Ramsvig and Mrs. Richard Brower of Muskegon, and Mrs. Clyde Belk, Mrs. Joseph Mahon and Mrs. John Hooker, all of Grand Rapids; a sister, Mrs. Clarence Wilder of Pentwater; a brother, John Poore of Franklin, Ind.; 63 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

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HEPWORTH, WILLIAM MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 20 February 1941, Page 13

WILLIAM HEPWORTH. Pentwater, Feb. 20—(Special)—William Hepworth, 85 years old, resident of this community for many years, died at his home in Pentwater Wednesday.  He had been an invalid for several months.  Mr. Hepworth was born at Adrian, Sept. 12, 1855 and when a young man went west to work in Kansas and Arkansas.  While there he was married to Eliza Emery, Dec. 22, 1877.  They came to Pentwater where he was employed several years as a sailor, and then farmed in North Weare for about 30 years before returning to Pentwater where they had lived since.  Surviving are the widow; three sons, William Jr., and Sam in Pentwater, and John, Dyer, Ind., three daughters, Mrs. Thomas Haase, Riverton township, Mason county; Mrs. James Fishel, Scottville; and Mrs. Emery Wilder, Bruce, Wis., and 88 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p. m. from the Church of God and burial will be in North Weare.

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HEPWORTH, WILLIAM MRS.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 6 January 1944, Page 13

MRS. WILLIAM HEPWORTH.  Pentwater, Jan. 6—(Special)—Funeral services for Mrs. William B. Hepworth, Sr., 85 years old, will be held Saturday at 2 p. m. from the Pentwater Baptist church and burial will be made in north Weare.  Mrs. Hepworth, who had been an invalid for many months, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Haase, of Hart.  The body was brought to the Kent funeral home in Pentwater where it will remain until time for the services Saturday.  She was born Dec. 15, 1858, in Clarinda, Iowa.  She lived in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Kansas where on Dec. 22, 1877, she was married to William B. Hepworth.  Shortly after the Hepworths came to Oceana county, settling near Pentwater.  Mr. Hepworth died on Feb. 19, 1941, and his widow had since lived with her children here.  Surviving are three sons, William and Sam of Pentwater and John Hepworth of Dyer, Ind.; three daughters, Mrs. Thomas Haase of Hart, Mrs. James Fishel, Riverton township, Mason county, and Mrs. Emory Wilder of Bruce, Wis.  Mrs. Hepworth also leaves 55 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Mattie Orr of Hattisburg, Miss.

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HEPWORTH, WILLIAM B. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 20 July 1977, Page 30

HEPWORTH, MR. WILLIAM B., Pentwater, Michigan.  Mr. William B. Hepworth, age 94, went to be with his Lord at 2:15 A.M. Tuesday.  Mr. Hepworth was born in Kansas December 17, 1882 and has been a resident of Pentwater since age 7.  He was married to Rosie Poore in Indiana on August 15, 1912 and she passed away in November 1963.  Surviving are 7 sons, Paul and Floyd of Muskegon, Franklin of Bancroft, Donald of Saginaw, Denzil of Pentwater, Jesse of Montague, and Marvin of San Antonio, Texas; 7 daughters, Ruth Seaver and Bertha Smith of Montague, Dorothy Ramsvig, Katherine Belk and Helen Mahon of Grand Rapids, Jewel Brower of Muskegon and Wilma VanHeitsma of Pentwater; 2 sisters, Selina Fishel of Hart and Daisy Wilder of Bruce, Wisc., a brother Sam Hepworth of Pentwater, 65 grandchildren and 60 great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday from the First Baptist Church in Pentwater with Rev. Walter Ballath and Rev. Franklin Hepworth officiating.  Interment in Pentwater Cemetery.  Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Wednesday.  —Tate-Weaver  Pentwater

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HERBERT

 

HERENDEEN, E.C.

Article

The Baldwin Connection

 

HERKIMER, Nilan Frank

Biography

 

HERMAN, John

Article

Auto Accident

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan 1928-1929

Mr. and Mrs Richard Pyle Seriously Injured in Auto Crash Holland, May 25 - seven persons four of them resident of Muskegon and Muskegon Heights were injured in an accident a half mile north of here yesterday afternoon when two cars collided head on. The seriosly injured are: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pyle, 1727 Fifth St., Muskegon both suffering from fractured skulls. The less seriously injured are: Mr. and Mrs. Adam Pyle, Sr., 834 Sanford st., Muskegon Heights.  Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas C. Lamb of Texas and John Herman of California. Recovery of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pyle was regarded as doubtful this noon. In addition to a fractured skull, Mrs. Pyle has fractured ribs, internal chest injuries, and numberous lacerations. Mr. Pyle who was driving the car suffered in addition to the fractured skull, sever cuts and bruises.  Arrival of the seven patients at the hospital here taxed the accomodations to capacity and a call was sent to Muskegon for nurses. Three were sent. The Pyles were returning to Muskegon from Anderson, Indiana. A short distance north of this city, Richard Pyle drove past a machine going in the same direction but in turning back on to his right side of the road a front wheel ran off the pavement. In turning back onto the pavement, the car began swerving and crashed with an oncoming car, driven by John Herman which also contained Mr. and Mrs. Lamb.  The Herman car turned over in the ditch and the impact of the two machines, swung the Pyle car about, although it remained upright on the pavement facing south.  Adam Pyle, Sr. suffered a broken clavicle and broken left leg. Mrs. Pyle has a broken arm and leg.  Mr. Lamb was cut about the body and his wife's jaw was broken in two places.  Mr. Herman has a broken leg.  A few minutes after the accident, Sheriff Cornelius Stekett of Grand Haven came by and he took the injured back to the local hospital. The accident occurred shortly after 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The driver of the car which Mr. Pyle had passed failed to stop and so far the identity of the driver or owner has not been revealed.  Nurses who were sent from Muskegon through the local hospitals were Marjorie Harvey, Marie Reed and Miss Rebbins.  I am not related to this person but I got the second part of an article written about her on a copy of one of my families obits.  The article can be found in the People's Scrapbook #2 located at Hackley Library in Muskegon, MI. The date on my copy has been cut off but the dates on the other article on this paper are from 1928-1929. 

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HERMAN, Paul David

Marriage

HERMAN, Paul David , 1676 Terrace St., and Marcia Shriver, 1272 Sixth St.Muskegon Chronicle, 9 July 1963, page 11

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HERR, Charles

Article

 

Hershey, Floyd

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle,  9 July 1963, page 11  Floyd Hershey, CWC Foreman, Dies at Age 65  {Picture}  Mr. Floyd Hershey, 65, of 3221 Jefferson St., Muskegon Heights, died Monday at Mercy Hospital, after a long illness.  Born Oct. 28, 1897 near Lafayette, Ind., he spent his younger years in Oregon and Washington, receiving his education at Hood River Valley.  Coming to Muskegon in 1916, Mr. Hershey married the former Anna L. Kittel here June 26, 1919.  He formerly was employed at Shaw-Box Crane Division plant for 12 years and was a Campbell Wyant & Cannon Foundry employee 26 years holding a foreman’s position for many years.  Mr. Hershey was a member of the Muskegon Heights Gospel Tabernacle.  Survivors are his widow; one son, Gordon F. Hershey, of St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers, Paul J. Hershey of Muskegon Heights and Clarence E. Hershey of Muskegon; four sisters, Mrs. Eva F. DeWitt of Chicago, Miss Mary E. Hershey and Mrs. Jacob E. Rambo of Muskegon Heights, and Miss Edith A. Hershey of Chicago, and two grandchildren.  Muskegon Chronicle, Tuesday, June 9, 1963, page 21  Hershey, Mr. Floyd  3221 Jefferson, Muskegon Heights  Funeral services for Mr. Floyd Hershey will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Lee Funeral Home, the Rev. V. Emerson McAninch, Pastor of the Muskegon Heights Gospel Tabernacle officiating.  Mr. Hershey will be laid to rest in Mona View.

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HERTEL, Irene J. (Mrs.) Tanttula

Obituary

Oceana Herald-Journal  Shelby, Michigan  June 2000

Irene J. Hertel, 80, of Hart, passed away Friday, June 16, 2000 at Mercy-General Hospital in Muskegon. She was born Nov. 12, 1919 in Damling, Mich., the daughter of Benjamin and Tyyne (Maki) Tanttula.She was married to Russel Hertel Dec. 2, 1939 in Flint. He preceded her in death Jan. 4, 1983. Mrs. Hertel was raised in Rumley, Mich. She graduated from Eben High School. She came to the lower peninsula after her marriage and lived in several places including Bay City, and for a time in Ohio, Muskegon, Whitehall and Shelby. She had lived near Hart since 1983.Mrs. Hertel was employed at Oceana Canning Company before her retirement. She is survived by her son Dennis (Nancy) Hertel and grandchildren, Dean (Amy) Hertel, Dan Hertel and Brenda (Rich) Grow, all of Whitehall. She was also preceded in death by her son, Russel Dean in 1962.Services were Monday, June 19, 2 p.m. at Cooper-Harris Funeral Home, with Rev. Earnest Cummings officiating. Interment was in Fruitland Township Cemetery. It is suggested that those who wish consider the American Cancer Society as a memorial.

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 18 June 2000, Page 4C

HERTEL, MRS. IRENE I., Hart, MI.  Mrs. Hertel, age 80, passed away Friday.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Russel in 1983.  She had been employed at Oceana Canning Co., before her retirement.  Mrs. Hertel is survived by her son, Dennis (Nancy) Hertel and grandchildren, Dean (Amy) Hertel, Dan Hertel and Brenda (Rich) Grow all of Whitehall.  She was also preceded in death by her son Russel Dean in 1962.  Services will be held Monday, 2 pm. at the funeral home.  Visitation: Tonight 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.  —Cooper Harris, Shelby (231) 861-2360

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Obituary

White Lake Beacon,  Whitehall, Michigan, 26 June 2000, Page 5-B

HERTEL, MRS. IRENE I., Hart.  Mrs. Irene I. Hertel, age 80, of Hart, passed away Friday, June 16, 2000 at Mercy-General Hospital in Muskegon.  She was born November 12, 1919 in Damling, Michigan, the daughter of Benjamin and Tyne (Maki) Tanttula.  She was married to Russel Hertel on Dec. 2, 1939 in Flint.  He preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1983.  Mrs. Hertel was raised in Rumely, Michigan.  She graduated from Eben High School.  She came to the Lower Peninsula after her marriage and lived in several places including Bay City, and for a time in Ohio, Michigan, Whitehall and Shelby.  She had lived near Hart since 1983.  Mrs. Hertel was employed at Oceana Canning Company before her retirement.  She is survived by her son, Dennis (Nancy) Hertel and grandchildren, Dean (Amy) Hertel, Dan Hertel and Brenda (Rich) Grow, all of Whitehall.  She was also preceded in death by her son, Russel Dean in 1962.  Services were held Monday, June 19, 2000, 2 p.m. at Cooper-Harris Funeral Home in Shelby with Rev. Earnest Cummings officiating.  Interment was in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  It is suggested that those who wish consider the American Cancer Society as a memorial.

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HERTEL, RUSSEL DEAN MR.

Obituary and Article

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 19 March 1962, Page 1

Speed Blamed for County’s First 1962 Traffic Fatality.  Muskegon County’s amazing traffic record of 76 days without a highway death was shattered Saturday night when a teen-ager died in a Scenic Drive crash.  First road victim of the year was Russell D. Hertel, 17-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Hertel, 1794 W. Lakewood Road.  He was killed instantly in a high-speed accident near Duck Lake Channel that injured three others.  Coroner James Apostle said a skull fracture caused the youth’s death.  Other contributing causes were internal injuries and multiple fractures.  The youth died just three days before he planned to complete a Navy enlistment at Detroit that would have taken him to the West Coast Tuesday.  *  *  *  DEPUTY CHARLES Lorenz said Hertel was at the wheel of the car that left the Lake Michigan highway on a curve 200 feet south of Duck Lake Channel.  Police said the vehicle was traveling about 75 mph, when it soared off the right side of the road where an embankment drops 22 feet to the beach.  It landed on its nose, rolled end-for-end several times and then spun, throwing two young sisters into open, shallow water.  The driver was thrown 125 feet beyond the point where the car, wheels down, ground to a stop.  *  *  *  A THIRD passenger, Melvin Kissling, 19, of 4965 Jay Road, was found half-in, half-out of a shattered rear window when first rescuers reached the wreckage.  He is in “fairly good” condition at Osteopathic Hospital with a compound right leg fracture.  He is in danger of losing the leg.  The girls, Dianne Pulsipher, 18, and her sister, Joanne, 16, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Oren Pulsipher, 4879 Weber Road, are regarded in “fairly good” condition at Hackley hospital.  Dianne suffered a left knee fracture and sever cuts; her sister al eft wrist fracture and multiple cuts and abrasions.  Lt. Bernard Brondyk said the St. Patrick’s Day tragedy occurred just after 8 p.m.  *  *  *  EUGENE McLAUGHLIN, of 2031 Addison St., who was parked near the scene, and Fred Brown, of 1026 W. River Road, ran to the crash site and pulled the girls from the water, and freed Kissling from the wreckage, police said.  The car’s motor was still racing at high speed when first rescuers reached it, Lt. Brondyk said.  Personal effects from the vehicle were strewn over an area 300 feet in diameter.  In fact, police had to wade into the ice water to recover a seat from the car, a spare tire and a door.  The tragedy was the first in the county since a Dec. 30, 1961 collision in Egelston Township produced a road death.  At this time last year, the county toll stood at eight fatalities.  *  *  *  RUSSELL D. HERTEL was born Feb. 23, 1945, in Ishpeming.  His family moved here in 1951 and he attended Whitehall High School.  He was a member of Finnish Lutheran Church at Eben Junction.  Survivors, other than his parents, are a brother, Dennis, and his grandmother, Mrs. Tynne Tanttula, both at home.

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HERTEL, MR. RUSSEL DEAN, 1794 W. Lakewood Road, Whitehall, Michigan.  The Memorial Service for Mr. Russel Dean Hertel will begin at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at the Fruitland Mission Covenant Church, Rev. Mr. Kenneth Berlin officiating and the interment will be in the Fruitland Township Cemetery.  Mr. Russel Hertel will lie in state at the Mortuary.  —Balbirnie-Apostle.      

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HESS, Carl and Elizabeth Naumueller

Marriage

Muskegon Daily Chronicle, Wednesday, September 13, 1882

HESSE – NAUMUELLER  -- At Lakeside Sept. 9, 1882, at the residence of Mr. E.  Woykee, by Rev. J. Lambrecht, Mr. Carl Hess amd Miss Elizabeth Naumueller, all of  Lakeside.

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HESTER

 

HEYKOOP

 

HIBNER, Martha Viola Golden (Mrs.) Depue

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle Muskegon, Michigan 28 June 1911 Page 3

Whitehall, Mich., June 28—Miss Gladys Depue died Tuesday at the home of her parents  in Fruitland township, the home where she was born about 28 years ago.  She had been  ill for a long time of a compilation of diseases.  She is survived by her parents, and quite  a number of brothers and sisters.

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Muskegon Chronicle 29 June 1911 Page 3

The funeral of Mrs. Gladden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Depue, will be held at  the home Friday morning.  Interment will be in the Speed cemetery.

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1 July 1911  Page 2

There was an unusually large turn-out at the funeral on Friday from the Depue home in  Fruitland township.  The Rev. A. B. Imrie, pastor of the Whitehall Congregational  church, was in charge of services. 

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HICKEY, Leo P.

Biography

 

HICKLIN, DONALD O. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 19 February 2006, Page 8-A

Donald O. Hicklin.  Donald O. Hicklin, 87, beloved husband of Ruth Jean Hicklin, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 8.  Loving father to Mary Sue (Bob) Peterson, Donna Conroy, Rob (Pam) Hicklin, Beth (Ken) Funk; cherished grandfather of 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.  Don Hicklin was a devoted father, WWII veteran and avid golfer.  Memorials to the Whitehall Evangelical Church Memorial Fund preferred.  Memorial services will be held in late spring in Michigan.

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HICKS, Cleo P. (Mrs)

Obituary

Newberry News, August 10, 1994

Cleo P. Hicks  Cleo Pauline Hicks of Newberry died August 2, 1994 at her home. She was born May 19, 1924 in Muskegon.   A resident of Newberry since 1951, she was a member of R. P. Hicks Hospice and served on the board of directors of the Tahzuamenon Education

Foundation.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. R. P. Hicks, in 1980; sons Dr. Samuel Hicks in 1991, Russell in 1972 and Matthew in 1953; three brothers, Frances, Dell and Leo; and two sisters Marguerite and Louise.   She is survived by daughter Amy (William) McNamara of Newberry; five grandchildren; and two sisters, Marie Crane of Muskegon and Sybil Tjardes of Sarasota, FL.

 Funeral services were held Thursday, August 4 from the Beaulieu Funeral Home of Newberry with Deacon Dean Hermann officiating.

 Burial was in the Forest Home Cemetery.   Those who wish may contribute to a Memorial Fund to R. P. Hicks Hospice.

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Card of Thanks

Newberry News, August 17, 1994, CARD OF THANKS

 Family, friends, community of Newberry--- I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for the many act of kindness bestowed upon Cleo and her family during her illness and during our bereavement. Mother enjoyed her many visits, messages and letters of encouragement. She was grateful for delicious, hot-cooked meals and desserts for her pleasure. The outpouring of love and concern was truly appreciated and recognized by her family.   Mom loved Newberry. She had no desire to leave. She fondly recalled her move to the U.P. frontier in 1951. Questioning my father, "We are going where?", Newberry became her safe haven, her refuge, Newberry was home.

 She asked that I might place this letter in the paper so that she might convey how dear and important this community was to her. She truly felt this community held her close; cradling her in tragedies and sharing in her joys.  She loved living among you and was grateful to be considered a "local."  Thank you  Sincerely,  Amy McNamara and the family of Cleo Hicks

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HICKS, JAMES PATERSON MR.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 30 December 2007, Page 3C

HICKS, MR. JAMES P., (Husband of Doreen), Muskegon.  Mr. James Paterson Hicks, age 73, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2007 at a local hospital.  Mr. Hicks was born October 12, 1934 to Leon L. and Ruth B. (Price) Hicks in Rogers, AR and has been a resident of the Muskegon area for 60 years.  He served his country in the US Army.  On February 23, 1957, he married the former Doreen Carlson in Muskegon.  Jim was employed as a storekeeper with Brunswick for 42 years prior to his retirement in 1996.  He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Doreen Hicks; children, James E. (Kathy) Hicks and Gayle (Mark) VanDyke; grandchildren, Shelly (John) Carnes, Christy (Dale) Miller, Stephanie Singleton, Nicholas VanDyke, Katie (Rich) Hicks, and Danielle (Austin Whelpley) VanDyke; great-grandchildren, Tyler, MacKenzie and Hailey Carnes, Cora and Paige Miller, Brian Leonard, Jr., and Emma Singleton; brother, Charles "Pete" (Betty) Hicks of Grant, MI; sister, Nina (Pete) Hines of Rogers, AR; and extended family, Nels (Barb) Carlson, Dennis (Arlene) Scurlock, Wanda (Terry) Udell, and Martha Hicks.  Jim was preceded in death by 1 grandson, his parents, parents-in-law, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters.  A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held 11:00 AM Monday, December 31 at

The Sytsema Chapel Sytsema Funeral Homes, Inc., 737 Apple Avenue, 231 726-5210

with Pastor Brian Kyle officiating.  Interment will be in Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.    Visitation will be 4-7 PM Sunday.  Memorial contributions in Jim's name may be made to Harbor Hospice.  Please share memories with the family at their on-line guestbook at www.sytsemafh.com.

 

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HICKS, Mrs. Loren

Article

Summer Visitors   Muskegon Chronicle, Tuesday, August 2, 1921, page 5

Mrs. Loren HICKS, 730 Jefferson boulevard, spent the week-end in Chicago.

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HICKS, William S.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Tuesday, August 9, 1921, page 9

The funeral service of William S. Hicks will be held at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon from the residence, 61 Sixth street.  Rev. A.  Hadden officiating, and will be under the auspices of Lovell Moore Lodge No. 122, Free and Accepted Masons.  Burial will be in  Lakeside cemetery. 

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Wednesday, August 10, 1921

ONLY DODGE CARS USED AT FUNERAL  Unusual Wish of Late William S. Hicks Carried Out at Last Rites.  Carrying out a wish  that he had expressed, a Dodge funeral was held for William S. Hicks, salesman for the Frank E. Hathaway company, Inc.  Only  Dodge cars appeared at the funeral and many of the owners n the city and friends of the deceased were present.  The wish was  expressed to fellow workers and they sided in making the plans for the funeral.  Even the hearse was a Dodge, while the long line of  cars that followed the body to the cemetery was all Dodges.  It is said the Mr. Hicks had sold more automobiles than any other person  in Muskegon.  The funeral service of William Hicks was held at 2:00 o’clock this afternoon from the residence, 61 Sixth street, Rev.  Archibald Hadden officiating, and was under the auspices of Lovell Moore Lodge 122, Free and Accepted Masons.  Burial was in  Lakeside cemetery.

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HIDDINGA, ANNA O. MRS.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 8 March 1962, Page 36

HIDDINGA, MRS. ANNA O., Detroit, Mich.  Mrs. Hiddinga passed away March 7.  The beloved wife of John H. and the dear mother of Fred A. DeCosta, Mrs. Herbert MacKenzie of Muskegon, Robert J., Mrs. Donald Renaud.  14 grandchildren also survive.  Sister of Andrew and William Workman, Mrs. Florence Milton, Mrs. J. Craig and Mrs. Ann Callan.  The funeral service will be held Saturday at 1 P.M. at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 12057 Gratiot, Detroit.  —A. H. Peters Funeral Home, Detroit.

9 March 1962, Page 19

HIDDINGA, MRS. ANNA O., Detroit, Mich.  Mrs. Anna O. Hiddinga passed away March 7.  The beloved wife of John H. and the dear mother of Fred A. DeCosta, Mrs. Herbert MacKenzie of Muskegon, Robert J., Mrs. Donald Renaud.  14 grandchildren also survive.  Sister of Andrew and William Workman, Mrs. Florence Milton, Mrs. J. Craig and Mrs. Ann Callan.  The funeral service will be held Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at the A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 12057 Gratiot, Detroit.  —A. H. Peters, Detroit.           

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HIGGINS, LILLIAN G. MRS. (KNIGHT)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 4 November 2007, Page 4-B

Lillian G. Higgins, Whitehall.  Mrs. Higgins, age 92, died October 29, 2007.  Born July 6, 1915, in Mio, to Wellman and Nellie (Hisscock) Knight, she had lived in the White Lake area since 1994.  On April 17, 1934, in Dana, Florida, she married Robert S. Higgins, who preceded her in death.  She retired as office manager of the Roscommon Michigan State Extension Office.  She was a member of Montague United Methodist Church and White Lake Order of Eastern Star #210.  Mrs. Higgins was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.  FAMILY: 1 daughter, Lucile (Dale) Viles of Montague; 1 son, Robert (Yumi) Higgins of Troy; a nephew, Stanley Pearsall of Whitehall; grandchildren, Mary (Robert) Hoagland of Culpeper, VA, Pat (Peter) Weirengo of Hesperia, Brett Viles of Fruitport, Dacia (Corey) Ailton of Portage, Aaron (Linnae) Viles of Zeeland and Lauri (Mark) Maloney of Colorado Springs, CO; 2 great-grandchildren, Zailyn Hilton and Bailey Maloney.  MEMORIAL SERVICE: Was held Saturday, November 3, 2007, at 1:00 PM, from Montague United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary P. Bekofske officiating.   DONATIONS: Harbor Hospice, 1050 W. Western Ave., Suite 400, Muskegon 49441.  CLOCK - White Lake

 

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HIGGINS, Lydia Jane Dr.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Monday, February 2, 1931, page 2

DR. HIGGINS, 82, DIES AFTER MONTH’S ILLNESS  Dr. Lydia Jane Higgins, 82 years old, died Sunday  morning after a month’s illness, at the home of  Mr. And Mrs. John Davis, 1768 John street.  She was born  April 16, 1848 in Crawford county, Pennsylvania, and came to Muskegon from Ithaca, Mich. Seven years ago.    Dr. Higgins was graduated from the medical school of the University of Michigan in 1884 and from the  Ypsilanti Training school in 1886.  She practiced medicine in Gratiot county, Michigan for 38 years.  She was  a member of the Lady Maccabees Hive No. 195 of Ithaca  Dr. Higgins leaves two nephews, John Davis at  whose home she died, Harvey Davis of Saginaw; and three nieces, Mrs. Clara Henry of Alma, Mich.; Florence  Hilcox of Freeland, Mich. and Florence Gordon of Tacoma, Wash. 

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Muskegon Chronicle, Monday, February 2, 1931, page 13

HIGGINS – Dr. Lydia Jane Higgins, 82 years old, died Sunday morning at the home of her nephew, John  Davis. 1768 John St.  Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. today at the Clock Funeral Home, Dr. A.R.  Johns officiating.  The remains will be taken to Freeland, Michigan, Tuesday morning where interment will be  made in Pine Grove Cemetery.

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HIGHWAY

 

HILDEBRANDT, CARL J. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 4 March 2007, Page 4-B

Carl J. Hildebrandt, Whitehall.  Mr. Hildebrandt, age 84, died February 26, 2007.  Born May 7, 1922, in Nunica, to William and Leva Hildebrandt, he had lived in the White Lake area the past 57 years.  On June 2, 1951, in Chicago, he married the former Lois M. Berg and had worked as a foreman at Whitehall Leather Co. (Genesco) for 28 years, then worked as a lab technician at Howmet Corp. for 19 years.  He was a member of Lebanon Lutheran Church and Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69.  Mr. Hildebrandt served in the US Army during World War II.  FAMILY: His wife, Lois; 1 daughter, Mitzi (James) Luttrull of Montague; 4 sons, William (Janie) Hildebrandt of Whitehall, John Hildebrandt of AR, Tom (Debbie) Hildebrandt of Buchanan and Andrew Hildebrandt of Montague; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.  MEMORIAL SERVICE: Was held Friday, March 2, 2007, at 5:00 PM, from Lebanon Lutheran Church with the Rev. Douglas M. Ogden officiating.  A Military Salute was offered, at the church, by Algot Johnson American Legion Post #69.  DONATIONS: Memorial Fund of Lebanon Lutheran Church, 1101 S. Mears Ave., Whitehall 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HILE, daughter

Birth

Muskegon Daily Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, Monday, May 9, 1904

HILE – To Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hile, of Norton, a daughter.  Mrs. Hile is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George N. Williams of Norton.

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HILL,  Herman Oscar

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Thursday, November 10, 1938, page 20

Herman O. Hill, Retired Railroad Conductor, Dies   Herman O. Hill, retired railroad conductor, died this morning at his home, 346 Ottawa street, following  a long period of ill health.  He was 51 years old and a resident of Muskegon all his life.  Since June, 1937 he has been retired, but for 31 years previous he  was an employee of the Pere Marquette railroad.  Starting as a call boy in the North Yards, in 1906, he served successfully as brakeman and conductor  most of that time.  He is survived by Mrs. Hill, the former Inga Marie Olson, whom he married here in 1907, and the following: four sons, Paul, Oscar, Jr.,  Harold and Arthur, living at home; seven daughters, Mrs. Morris E. and Mrs. Arthur L. Mills, Mrs. Thomas Stempel, Misses Vera, Paulina, Frances and  Doris Mae Hill, all of Muskegon; a brother, Alvin B. Hill of Muskegon, and seven grandchildren.  Mr. Hill was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran  church and of the Order of Railroad Trainmen and the Order of Railway Conductors. 

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Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Thursday, November 10, 1938, page 20

HILL - The memorial service for Mr. Herman Oscar Hill, of 346 Ottawa St. will begin at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the First Lutheran church, the Rev. Mr. Risty officiating and interment will be in Restlawn Memorial park.  Friends wishing to view the remains may do so at the residence beginning Friday afternoon.       -Balbirnie

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HILL, (Mrs. Herman Oscar) Inga M. (Olson)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Wednesday, September 14, 1977, page 40   HILL, MRS. INGA M.   916 E. Lewis   Whitehall   Mrs. Inga  Hill passed away Tuesday, Age 91.  Born August 24, 1886 at Kongsvinger, Norway and came to Muskegon 86 years ago.  The former Inga  M. Olson married Herman Oscar Hill at Muskegon on Feb. 23, 1906 and Mr. Hill died in 1938.  She was a member of First Evangelical  Church.  Survivors include four sons, Paul and Arthur Hill and Gary Perreault of Whitehall, seven daughters, Mrs. Gladys Mills and Mrs.  Richard (Ardyce) Babbitt, Mrs. Charles (Frances) Bosch and Mrs. Robert (Doris) Bradley all of Muskegon, Mrs. Vera Brooks of Sarasota, Fla.,  Mrs. Thomas (Helen) Stempel and Mrs. Orville (Pauline) Anderson, both of Muskegon; 27 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 1  great grandchild.  A funeral service for Mrs. Hill will be held at the Walburn Funeral Home, Pastor Mark A. Frykholm officiating with  interment in Restlawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home beginning this evening at at 7 o'clock where they may meet the  family 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  -Walburn

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HILL, James

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 26 January 1962, Page 1

James Hill, 48, Stricken on Arising Whitehall Police Chief Dies Two Days After Getting Post WHITEHALL—James Hill, 48, named Whitehall police chief on a permanent basis only two days ago, died early today at his home after suffering a heart attack.  He was found dead when the attending physician, Dr. A. M. Engstrom, arrived in answer to a call from Hill’s wife. Chief Hill, father of six, was a veteran of 18 years in police work.  He served on the Muskegon City force and was a Muskegon County deputy sheriff before joining the 3-man Whitehall force six years ago.  He was named to succeed resigning Whitehall chief, Donald Ver Sluis. Arising this morning, Hill took three steps and collapsed, his wife said. He had appeared in good health.  Thursday night he had visited the home of Mayor Richard Cogswell, to have the mayor countersign some checks. “He was in good spirits,” the mayor said today.  “I told him we were delighted to have him as chief.” Sgt. Hill had been appointed acting chief last week.  The council made the appointment  permanent Wednesday night. Hill’s death leaves the City of Whitehall without regular  police officers on duty.  Joseph Tickle, third member of the force, is attending a basic training course at Michigan State University, East Lansing. The mayor and City Manager Robert Langkawel said offers of police protection from the State Police, Montague and Muskegon police, and the sheriff’s department had been received, but that the city is adequately protected by relief officers trained to act in emergencies. Mr. Hill had been a resident of Whitehall 12 years, since moving here with his family from Muskegon.  At that time he established a gasoline station which the family still operates. He first served as a police officer here on a part-time basis under the former city manager, Howard Gwinnup.  He subsequently became patrolman and then sergeant. Born Dec. 28, 1913, Sgt. Hill was a high school graduate.  He was a past president of the Fraternal Order of Police.  He was a trustee of the Muskegon County Constable Association, and a member of the West Michigan law Enforcement Association.  Mr. Hill was born in England.  He was naturalized in Muskegon County Feb. 21, 1940.  Surviving are the widow, Daisy, the former Hower; four sons, James of Whitehall, John of Muskegon, Donald at Ft. Lee, Va., and William at home; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Smith of Peru, Ind., and Connie at home; two brothers, Charles Eberbach of Muskegon, and John Eberbach of Roosevelt Park, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Borgerding of Muskegon Heights, and Mrs. Elizabeth Baran of Toledo, Ohio.

 

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 27 January 1962, Page 19

Chief Hill’s Rites Told WHITEHALL—The funeral for James Hill, 48, who died Friday two days after he was named Whitehall police chief, will be 2:30 Monday at Fruitland Baptist Church. The Rev. Donald LeMaire will officiate.  Burial will be at Restlawn Cemetery, Muskegon.  The body will remain at Purdy Funeral Home, here, until 10 a.m. Monday. Friday’s account of his death erroneously stated Chief Hill was once president of the Fraternal Order of Police.  He did serve two years as vice president of the state FOP, but declined the group’s top post.

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HILL, John J. Sr (Mr)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 8 June 1978, Page 24

WHITEHALL—John J. Hill Sr., 39, of Leesburg, Ind., a former resident of Whitehall, died today in Warsaw, Ind.  He was the husband of Nora Hill and a member of the Fruitland Baptist Church in Whitehall.  He was employed as a maintenance mechanic.  Arrangements by Titus, Warsaw.

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HILL, MARION L. MRS. (SCHNEBELT)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 1 April 2007, Page 4-B

Marion L. Hill, Montague.  Mrs. Hill, age 90, died March 24, 2007.  Born March 31, 1916, in Battle Creek, to Carl and Frieda (Rhode) Schnebelt, she had lived in the White Lake area since 1943.  On June 11, 1943, in Fargo, North Dakota, she married Richard E. Hill, who preceded her in death in 1997, and had been a homemaker all her life.  Mrs. Hill was a member of St. James Catholic Church and offered 20 plus years of service to the Boy Scouts of America, as a Den Leader, as well as a Den Leader Coach, for which she was awarded the Scouting Oscar for her service.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Marguerite Myers.  FAMILY: 5 children, Thomas (Nancy) Hill of Ark, VA., Michael Hill of Whitehall, Patrick (Patti) Hill of Jenison, Ann (David) Nettleton of Pawcatuck, CT and Mark (Joann) Hill of Montague; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Louise (Dr. Lowell) Beach.  FUNERAL LITURGY: Was Wednesday, March 28, 2007, at 10:00 AM, from St. James Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Phil Witkowski presiding.  Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery - Montague.  DONATIONS: Memorial Fund of Village of the Oaks for Marion Hill, 1740 Village Dr., Muskegon 49442.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HILL, Mark William & Rhonda Kaye

Birth notice - a boy,at Hackley, Muskegon Chronicle,Sept.18,2001,Page 3B

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HILLIARD, Freddie

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, Monday, November 5, 1917, page 11

Freddie Hilliard, the 17 month old son of Mr. And Mrs. Arthur Hilliard, 180 Clay avenue, died Saturday night at Hackley hospital after a short illness.  The funeral service was held yesterday at Coopserville and was private.

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HILLIKER, Arthur

Article

Times-Indicator   Fremont, Michigan  23 August 1951

Lula Belle Loss, 7-month old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Howard Loss was killed instantly Saturday night when the car in which  she was riding was rammed from behind by a car driven by Arthur Hilliker of Grand Rapids. The baby was thrown from her  mother's arms as the car overturned and was crushed beneath the vehicle. The mother was hospitalized as a result of the  accident.  According to the Newaygo county sheriff's department who investigated the accident which occurred about two  miles south of White Cloud near the Church of God, Hilliker was assumed to be traveling at a high rate of speed when he  smashed into the car driven by Frank Palen. Palen's 1935 Ford Coupe was overturned as a result of the impact, and the Loss  family, his passengers, thrown from the car. Mrs. Loss suffered from fracture and dislocation of the left wrist and lacerations on  the right ankle. Mr. Loss was admitted to the hospital for treatment but released when his injuries were found to be slight.  Hilliker was held at the county jail following the accident where a charge of negligent homicide was lodged against him.  Funeral service for the Loss baby were conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Crandell and Ensing Chapel  with Rev. Roman Hornjoski of Muskegon, officiating. Burial was made in the Dalton township cemetery.  The child, who was  born June 30 in Gerber hospital, is survived by her parents, her grandmother, Mrs. Loral Hillard, Ravenna, a great   grandmother, Mrs. Agnes DeTrey, Union City, Penna; a great grandfather, Arthur Hillard, Ravenna; and several uncles and  aunts.

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HILLMAN

Census - 1930
Paul F. Hillman, head, age 40, born in IL, parents bothe b. in Germany, proprietor of grocery store.
Rose Hillman, wife, age 33, born in IL, parents both, Austria
Harold H. Hillman, son, age 10, born in Michigan
Charles J. Hillman, son, age 7, born in Michigan
Alvina B. Hillman, age 21, born in Michigan, Parents, Germany, clerk in grocery store.

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HILLMAN, DOUGLAS W. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 11 February 2007, Page 4-B

Douglas W. Hillman. Grand Rapids and Montague.  HILLMAN - Douglas W. Hillman, age 84, of Grand Rapids and Montague, Michigan, died February 1, 2007.  Judge Hillman was born in Grand Rapids on February 15, 1922, to Lemuel S. and Dorothy W. Hillman.  Following his wishes, cremation has taken place.  He leaves his wife of 62 years, Sally J. Hillman; their daughter, Drusilla Hillman Richard; grandchildren, Diane and Jason Richard; his sisters, Caroline Backlund and Hermoine Wickenden; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, former law clerks and friends, in particular, Catherine Kennedy, his secretary of 36 years, and his law clerk of 10 years, Kristin VandenBerg.  Judge Hillman graduated in 1940 from Central High School, attended the University of Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1948.  He was an Air Force pilot during WW II, stationed in Italy.  He practiced law in Grand Rapids for 30 years before being appointed U.S. District Judge by President Carter in 1979.  He remained on the bench until his retirement in 2002.  A memorial service will be held at Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain Street, Grand Rapids, at 11:00 on Monday, February 12, 2007, with Rev. George Heartwell presiding.  Friends can meet with the family in the church house following the service.  In lieu of flowers, to those wishing to make a memorial contribution, the family suggests Harbor Hospice of Muskegon (2065 East Mt. Garfield Road, Muskegon, MI 49444), Fountain Street Church or a charity of one’s choice.  The family is being served by Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service, 4291 Cascade Rd., S.E., East of I96 metcalfandjonkhoff.com

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HILLMAN, Rose

Death

Died 03-08-1978, buried Oakwood Cemetery

 

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HILLS, Charles H.

Biography

 

HILT, Jack

Military

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Thursday, October 9, 1941, page 2:4

Released from Service   Mrs. Jack Hilt, 583 West Webster avenue, will be made double happy on her birthday anniversary, Saturday, Oct. 11, by the return of her husband from army service at Fort Benning, Ga.  Pvt. Hilt was discharged from service by recent action of Congress, releasing men with dependents.

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HINCHMAN, Dr. & Mrs.

Personals

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Saturday, June 4, 1927

Miss Anna A. Franke of SanFrancisco is the guest of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr.  and Mrs. H. A. Franke, 1133 Jefferson street.  Mr. and Mrs. Leon Holland, and  daughters, Dorothy and Ruth, of Detroit, and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Matthews of Flint have  returned to their homes after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stanfield, 142 Monroe  avenue.   Mrs. Frank E. Censer, 1784 Terrace street is the guest of friends in Chicago.  Miss Janet Bouma, of Grand Rapids, is spending a few days visiting friends in the city.   Carl H. Knopf, county agricultural agent, will return to Muskegon Tuesday following a  weeks absence from the city.  Dr. and Mrs. F. B. Hinchman, McGraft street, have  returned from a ten-day motor trip to Owensboro, Ky., where they were the guests of  their son, D. N. Hinchman and family.

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HINDES, Frank

Article

East Muskegon

 

HINDS, L. Maud

See legislative bio. For Bird J. Vincent (husband)

 

HINE, George L.

Divorce

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Tuesday, January 28, 1938

A decree was granted in the case of Marie E. Hine against George L. Hine.  The plaintiff is to receive $1 in full settlement and may resume her maiden name of Marie E. Laughlin.

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HINE, Marie E. (Mrs.) Laughlin

Divorce

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Tuesday, January 28, 1938

A decree was granted in the case of Marie E. Hine against George L. Hine.  The plaintiff is to receive $1 in full settlement and may resume her maiden name of Marie E. Laughlin.

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HINKLE, (Harvey) Rheta B. (Mrs.)

Obituary

Of Three Rivers   Formerly of Muskegon and Weslaco, TX   Passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2005. She was the widow of Ralph M.   Hinkle. Rheta was born on November 27, 1919 in Muskegon. She  spent the last  two years of her life with her daughter and son-in-law in Three Rivers.   She is survived by three children, Phyllis Peterson, wife of David W.   Peterson of Three Rivers, MI, Esther Vargo  of Muskegon, MI and Marie  Parker of Hurrah, OK; three grandchildren; one sister, Gertrude Silva of  Weslaco, TX; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place.   A private family  burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of  flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or  your local Hospice Organization. Arrangements by Sytsema Funeral Home,   Muskegon, MI.   Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette from 3/5/2005 - 3/6/2005.

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Hinshaw, Harry L.

Divorce

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Tuesday, January 28, 1938

May Hinshaw was granted a divorce from Harry L. Hinshaw and the plaintiff is to receive the custody of two minor children until each is 16 years old.  Mr. Hinshaw is to pay $5 a week for the support of the children and to pay the plaintiff $40 attorney’s fees and $1 in full settlement.

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Hinshaw, May

Divorce

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Tuesday, January 28, 1938

May Hinshaw was granted a divorce from Harry L. Hinshaw and the plaintiff is to receive the custody of two minor children until each is 16 years old.  Mr. Hinshaw is to pay $5 a week for the support of the children and to pay the plaintiff $40 attorney’s fees and $1 in full settlement.

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HINZ, ROBERT H. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 19 December 1960, Page 27

R. H. Hinz, Duck Lake, Dies at 79.  WHITEHALL – Robert H. Hinz, 79, owner for many years of a Duck Lake summer resort, died Sunday at his home on Duck Lake road.  He was a carpenter, and owned Lakeside Farm resort.  He was born in Germany Sept. 12, 1891, and came to Duck Lake in 1898.  He was married April 8, 1907, to Elizabeth Solomon, of Montague.  He is survived by his wife; three sons, Robert, Elmer, and Joseph, of Whitehall; a sister, Mrs. Ernest Nelson, Chicago; a brother, Fred, R1, Whitehall, and five grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at Gee Chapel Tuesday at 2 p.m., Rev. A. C. Maier, of Faith Lutheran Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Speed Cemetery, Fruitland.

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 3 January 1961, Page 5

Robert Hinze, Whitehall, Dies at Age 52.  WHITEHALL – Robert C. Hinze, 52, whose father died just two weeks ago, died at Mercy Hospital Sunday evening.  He had taken ill Christmas, and was taken to Mercy Hospital Thursday.  An employe at Duck Lake Tool Company, Mr. Hinze lived at 5780 Duck Lake road.  He was born May 24, 1908, and attended Whitehall schools. On June 15, 1935, he married Miss Ellis Stopp in Chicago.  Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Gordon of Montague; a daughter, Lois at home; his mother, Mrs. Robert Hinze, Sr., two brothers, Joseph and Elmer of Duck Lake.  The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gee Funeral Chapel.  The Rev. A. C. Meier will officiate.  Burial will be at Speed Cemetery, Fruitland Township.

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HINZE

 

HIPPCHEN, ETHEL PAULINE MRS. (MCPHERON)

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 13 January 2008, Page 3C

HIPPCHEN, MRS. ETHEL PAULINE, (Widow of Charles “Whitey”), Fruitport. 

Mrs. Ethel Pauline Hippchen, age 85, passed away Friday, January 11, 2008 in Muskegon.  She was born on May 20, 1922 in Lima, OH to Harry and Ethel (Shade) McPheron, and had resided in the area for most of her life.  On June 1, 1940 she married Charles A. "Whitey" Hippchen, and he preceded her in death on September 13, 1992.  SURVIVORS include 6 children, Charlotte LouAllen of Fruitport, Ruth Ann (Ronald) Maka of Walkerville, Charles (Vietta) Hippchen of Muskegon, Thomas (Dollie) Hippchen of Muskegon, Sandra Hippchen of Fruitport and Dennis (Jean) Hippchen of Warner Robbins, GA; 10 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; brother, Bill (Laverne) McPheron of Greenville, SC; sister, Ida Rose Larabee of Muskegon; sister-in-law, Myrtle McPheron of Fruitport; and many nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Hippchen was also preceded in death by 4 brothers, Jimmy McPheron, Charles McPheron, Wayne McPheron, Lawrence McPheron; and sister, Marguerite Mabrey.  SERVICES will be 1 PM Wednesday at The Lee Chapel Sytsema Funeral Homes, Inc., 6291 S. Harvey St., 231-798-1100, with Rev. Dennis Stroh officiating.  VISITATION with the family will be 6-8 PM Tuesday, and 1 hour prior to the service from 12-1 PM.  Burial will take place in Fruitland Township Cemetery.  Share memories with the family at their Online Guestbook @ www.sytsemafh.com.

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HIPPCHEN, CHARLES A. MR.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 14 September 1992, Page 6D

HIPPCHEN, MR. CHARLES A., Fruitport.  Mr. Charles A. Hippchen, age 76, died Saturday afternoon at his residence following a long illness.  He was born February 8, 1916 in Punxsutawney, PA and came to Muskegon in 1939.  He married the former Pauline McPheron in Fruitport on June 1, 1940.  Mr. Hippchen was employed at Sealed Power for 27 years before retiring in 1979.  SURVIVORS: his wife, Pauline; 3 sons, Charles H. Hippchen and Thomas J. Hippchen, both of Muskegon and Dennis J. Hippchen of Redding, CA; 3 daughters, Charlotte LouAllen of Cadillac, Ruth Ann Nichols of Grand Haven and Sandra K. Langlois of Fruitport; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.  The FUNERAL SERVICE will be held Wednesday 11:00 A.M. at Lee Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Stevens officiating.  INTERMENT: Fruitland Twp. Cemetery.  VISITATION: Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 P.M.  —Lee (733-2152)

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HITE, MILDRED MRS. (SIMMONS)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 19 September 2004, Page 7-B

Mrs. Mildred Hite, Musk. Heights.  Mrs. Mildred Ray Hite, age 76, passed away at her residence, Sunday evening, September 12, 2004, following a long illness.  She was born May 24, 1928 in Newaygo County to Robert and Theresa (McCoy) Simmons.  She married Charles Hite in Indiana in 1951, and he preceded her in death in 1983.  Mildred was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  She is survived by 2 daughters, Gloria (Richard Gould of Holton and Julie Hite of Muskegon Heights; 2 sons, Charles F. (Stacey) Verhoven of Holton and Bruce W. (Joyce) Hite of Twin Lake; 3 brothers, Robert Simmons of New Era, Richard Simmons and William Simmons both of Muskegon; 1 sister, Josephine Patterson of White Cloud; 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  In accordance with Mildred’s wishes, there will be no service or visitation.  LEE (733-2152)

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HITESMAN, KAREN ANN MRS. (CLABUESCH)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 24 June 2007, Page 4-B

Karen Ann (Clabuesch), Hitesman Pigeon.  Karen Ann (Clabuesch) Hitesman, of Pigeon, formerly of the White Lake area, passed away suddenly at her home at Sand Point on Thursday, June 21, 2007.  Mrs. Hitesman was born in Pigeon on May 22, 1941.  Mrs. Hitesman was the Marketing Officer of Thumb National Bank & Trust Company, Bay City Michigan.  Funeral Service arrangements are incomplete and are conducted by Meyersieck-Bussema Funeral Home, Pigeon.

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HOAG, BEATRICE A. MRS. (ZIETLOW)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 23 April 2006, Page 8-A

Beatrice A. Hoag, Montague.  Mrs. Hoag, age 97, died April 14, 2006.  Born May 22, 1908, in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, to Gustav and Martha (Marquardt) Zietlow, she had lived in the White Lake area the past 6 years.  On June 28, 1930, in Weyauwega, she married Milton V. Hoag, who preceded her in death.  Earning a degree, she had been a school teacher for Fond du Lac County Schools for over 30 years.  Mrs. Hoag was a lifetime member of the Fond du Lac Yacht Club.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Fleischman, and three brothers, Gary Zietlow, Elder Zietlow and Clifford Zietlow.  FAMILY: 1 daughter, Gloria (Donald) King of Montague; 8 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Mildred Lawler of Menasha, WI; nieces & nephews.  SERVICE: Private services have been held.  Interment will be made in Oakwood Cemetery - Weyauwega, WI.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HODAL, Margaret M. (Mrs.)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle,Muskegon,Michigan, Friday,September 23,1988, Page 6C

524 James, Spring Lake,MI   Mrs. Margaret Hodal, age 86, passed away Thursday at her home. She was born May  20,1902 in Austria, Hungary. She married Rudolf Hodal, June 30, 1920 in Grand Haven. He passed away April 21,  1971. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Survived by 4 daughters; Margaret Ann Hodal of Spring Lake,  Mrs. Ralph (Emilie) Nelson of Lake Mary, FL, Mrs. Joseph (Bertha) Bakale of Spring Lake and Helen Blaskis of  Mandarin, FL; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be offered 10 A.M. Saturday from St. Mary's  Catholic Church, Spring Lake. Interment Spring Lake Cemetery. Visitation 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. Friday at the Spring Lake  Funeral Home where the Rosary will be recited at 7 P.M. Friday. Contributions to St. Lazares Retreat or St.Mary's  School.   VanZantwick   Bartels, Kammeraad   Spring Lake

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HODGE, Jane  (Mrs.)

Obituary

MRS. JANE HODGE DIES:   RESIDENT OF MUSKEGON    FOR FIFTY-SIX YEARS   Mrs. Jane Hodge, a resident of Muskegon  for fifty-six years died yesterday afternoon at her home, 223 Spring street.  She had been ill nine days with pneumonia.  She was born at Danville,
N. Y. and was 65 years old.   Mrs. Hodge leaves a husband in the northern Part of Michigan and two daughters, Mrs. Alice Miller And Miss Della Hodge in Muskegon.  She also leaves two brothers and two sisters, Captain John Witherell,  city; Joel C. Witherell, Conklin: Mrs. Fannie Shepherd, city: and Mrs. Ann Kennicott, Shelbyville, Mich.  The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the residence.  SOURCE: Muskegon Daily Chronicle Feb. 18, 1905   Pg. 1 - Col. 3

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HODGES, Dorothy Marie (Mrs.) Bullark Osmun

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  4 October 2001 Page 5B

HODGES, MRS.  DOROTHY MARIE  Whitehall 

Mrs. Dorothy Marie Bullark Osmun Hodges, age 84, died October 3, 2001 at her home. She was born July 21, 1917 in  Detroit and resided most of her life in West Michigan. Dorothy married Harold Rodney Osmun on March 25, 1937. He  preceded her in death November 24, 1952. On August 18, 1956 she married Howard Burr Hodges. He preceded her in  death May 9, 1997. Dorothy is SURVIVED by one sister, Mrs. Virginia James of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; step-children,  Ronald (Yvonne) Hodges of Grandville, Helen (Russell) Winsemius of Muskegon, Sharon (Charles) McMann of Ocala, FL,  and Gerry Hodges of Grand Rapids; many step-grandchildren, step- great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Dorothy  was preceded in death by her brother, Harry and sister, Winifred. Dorothy will be laid to rest in East Fruitland Cemetery at a  Private Service and no visitation is planned. As a MEMORIAL please consider the Animal Society of your choice. Achterhoff  (231) 722-6717 www.heritagefuneralservice.com

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Hodges, Ernest

Article

See Sir Wylie Crawford

 

HOEK, Derk N.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Monday, April 12, 1920, page 10

The funeral of Derk N. Hoek will be held at three o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the family home,65 Myrtle street.   Rev. John Bovenkerk, pastor of the First Reformed church, will officiate.  Interment will be made in Oakwood  cemetery.  Friends are requested to please omit flowers.

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HOEKENGA, Clarence E.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Saturday, November 28, 1964, page 20

Mr. Hoekenga, Formerly Here, Heart Victim   A former Muskegon resident, Clarence E.  Hoekenga, 60, died Friday at his home in Kalamazoo following a heart attack.   Mr.  Hoekenga, who attended Muskegon High School, left Muskegon to make his home in  Kalamazoo about 20 years ago.  He was born at Grand Rapids Jan. 13, 1903 and came  to Grand Rapids with his parents when he was three.  He married Grave Klein at  Kalamazoo.  Mr. Hoekenga worked at VanderVelde's Furniture Store here and later at   paper mills in Kalamazoo.  He leaves his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Howard DeVries of  Kalamzoo and four sisters; Mrs. Charles VanderVelde, Mrs. Nellie Dawson, Mrs.  Johanna Collins and Mrs. Lester German, all of Muskegon, and a brother, Jacob  Hoekenga of Muskegon.  Funeral services will be held in Kalamazoo.

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Hoeker, Virginia Ann (Mrs.) Swartz

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan Tuesday September 18, 2001 page 3B

Mrs. Virginia A. Hoeker, age 75, died Monday, September 17, 2001.  She was born in Grand haven on March 7, 1926 to Joseph & Henrietta (Holman) Swartz.  Mrs. Hoeker had been employed by the Registar of Deeds Office in Ottawa County.  Survivors - 2 sons, Mark (Norene) Hendricks & Greg (Susan) Hendricks both of Grand Haen, MI; daughter Mary (Robert) Brown of Muskegon, MI; 7 grandchildren, Matthew & Erica Hendricks, Andrew (Sheila) Brown, Steve (Kirstan) Brown, Amy (Peter) Phipps, Luke Hendricks, Jon (Angie) Hendricks; 3 great-grandchildren, Bailey, Reiley & Hayden; sister, Bernice Veenstra of Grand Rapids, MI; special friend, Derk Koornbos of Nunica, MI.  Mrs. Hoeker was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Hoeker in 1997.  Memorial Service - 11:00 am, September 20, 2001 at the Second Reformed Church in Grand Haven.  Memorial:  Second Reformed Church.

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HOFFMAN

 

HOFSTRA, Nick

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Wednesday, December 14, 1960, page 40   Nick Hofstra, Ex-Druggist Here, Dies   Nick Hofstra, 61, of  Grand Rapids, former owner of the Hofstra Drug Store at Laketon Avenue and Hoyt Street, died Tuesday evening at St. Mary's Hospital  after a short illness.   Long a Muskegon resident before moving to Grand Rapids in 1953, Mr. Hofstra died after surgery.  He had  undergone surgery for ulcers and later developed pneumonia, according to relatives.   Mr. Hofstra operated a drug store here for 18 years.   Since moving to Grand Rapids, he was employed as a pharmacist at the Loveland Drug Store for six years and more recently at  Lamoreaux Pharmacy in Grand Rapids.   He was born Nov. 3, 1899 at McBain and was a graduate of Ferris Institute.  He was married to  the former Anna Newman, a former Muskegon school teacher, at Michigan City, Ind. in 1935.   Mr. Hofstra leaves his wife; two sons,  Ronald and Randall, both at home; a sister, Mrs. John Zinger of Grand Rapids; and three brothers, Wilbur of Grand Rapids, Albert and  Henry of Kalamazoo.   Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. from the Sullivan Funeral Home in Grand Rapids.  Burial will be in McBain.

Note:  The drug store was located on the southwest corner of Laketon Avenue and John Street (John St. was later re-named Leahy St.).

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HOGAN

 

HOGARTH,  Charles

Card of Thanks

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  14 March 1911  Page 2

We wish to thank the firm friends for the beautiful floral pieces sent at the time of our bereavment.  Mrs. Charles Hogarth and Family.

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HOLBROOK, F.J.H.

Article

E Pluribus Unum:  The Unification of Muskegon

 

HOLLAND, Mrs. Charles

Article

The Baldwin Connection

 

HOLLY, Leland Eugene

Biography

 

HOLM

 

HOLMBERG, BARBARA A. MRS. (WOLTMAN)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 22 February 2004, Page 6-B

Mrs. Barbara A. Holmberg, Whitehall.  Mrs. Holmberg, age 65, of Whitehall, died February 18, 2004.  Born June 6, 1938, in Detroit, to Henry and Marion (Kendall) Woltman, she had lived in the White Lake area for many years.  She had worked at Howmet Corp. for 36 years, retiring in 2000.  Mrs. Holmberg was a member of White Lake Eagles Aerie #3214 Auxiliary.  FAMILY:  1 daughter, Marion (Ali) Mourtada of Detroit; 2 sons, Kevin Holmberg of Grand Rapids and Michael (Lynn) Holmberg of Whitehall; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 1 sister, Joan (Gene) Hunt of WA; 1 brother, Dick Woltman of Detroit.   MEMORIAL SERVICE:  Monday, February 23, 2004, at 1:00 PM, from Clock Chapel - Whitehall.  VISITING HOURS:  Monday, 12:00 PM Noon until service time, at the funeral home in Whitehall.  MEMORIALS:  Hospice of Muskegon/Oceana, 1050 W. Western Ave., Suite 400, Muskegon, 49440.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HOLMBERG, ROSIE L. MRS. (OLSEN)

Article and Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 3 January 1997,  Page 1B

Activist who shared Indian heritage dies.  By SUSAN E. HARRISON, Chronicle staff writer.  She spoke for her ancestors and the children still to come.  She spoke for those who had no public voice.  She spoke for all those like her, a woman whose upbringing spanned two nations—the one inhabited by the majority of Americans, and the one in which the Anishinabeks walk.  In the language of the American Indian, Anishinabek means “the first people,” “the true people,” or simply, “the people.”  With her Ojibwa and Ottawa ancestry, Rosie Holmberg of North Muskegon spoke for the Anishinabeks—not as a birth mandate or job, but as a mission in life.  Her influence was felt in classrooms, boardrooms, committees and community and political organizations throughout West Michigan.  But Holmberg’s voice was silenced this week at the age of 44.  She died Thursday after suffering a stroke.  Holmberg, who had been coordinator of Indian Health Programs for the Muskegon County Health Department, was a representative for the Michigan Indian Employment Services.  She served on dozens of committees and boards of directors, including the Muskegon County Museum, Lakeshore Lung Society, Muskegon Area AIDS Resource Services, the Muskegon Charter Commission and Community Leadership Academy.  As a community activist, she followed in the footsteps of her celebrated grandmother, Rose Shalifoe, of Whitehall.  “I say a prayer every day that I will be a strong woman like her,” Holmberg said in a 1992 interview with The Chronicle about her grandmother’s influence on her life.  “I say thank you, God, for letting me live another day.”  In 1995, Shalifoe and Holmberg were featured in a five-generation photograph as part of an art exhibit at the VanAndel Museum Center in Grand Rapids called “Anishinabek: The People of This Place.”  As visible as she was in the community, the heart of her involvement was in the North Muskegon schools and activities with her husband, David, and children, Dustin and Hannah.  The Holmbergs were active youth soccer coaches.  In recent years, her children began to accompany her into classrooms across the state as she taught other youngsters the traditions of her ancestors: dance, music, storytelling, dress, legends and the history lessons they teach.  “My grandparents were not able to keep their language or able to keep any of their things,” Holmberg often said, speaking of her grandmother and grandfather, the late Chief Solomon Shalifoe.  “That is why we have to tell their stories,” she would say.  “That is why we have to speak.”  She is survived by her husband, David; a son, Dustin; and a daughter, Hannah; her father, Kenneth Olsen of Muskegon; her mother, Jean Norton of Hart; her grandmother, Rose Shalifoe; and two sisters and three brothers.  A service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Clock Chapel, 1469 Peck.  Visitations are scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Clock Funeral Home.  Those wishing to contribute to a memorial are asked to consider the Holmberg Children Education Fund.

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HOLMBERG, MRS. ROSIE L., North Muskegon.  Mrs. Rosie L. Holmberg, age 44, loving wife & mother, died Thursday, January 2, 1997.  The former Rosie L. Olsen was born on August 30, 1952 in Muskegon.  On October 13, 1984, she married David Holmberg.  Mrs. Holmberg was a Representative for the Michigan Indian Employment Services & had been the coordinator of Indian Health Programs for the Muskegon County Health Dept.  She was involved in many community organizations & boards which included the following: volunteer at Muskegon County Museum, committee member of the Lakeshore Lung Society, MAARS Board, City of North Muskegon Charter Commission, Youth Soccer Coach & Community Leadership Academy.

SURVIVORS:  Her husband, David; 1 son, Dustin & 1 daughter, Hannah, both at home; her father, Kenneth Olsen of Muskegon; her mother, Jean (Morris) Norton of Hart, MI; her grandmother, Rose Shalifoe of Whitehall; her in-laws, Roy & Jean Holmberg of Muskegon; 2 sisters, Laurie (David) Omness of Tucson, AZ & Tracy (Greg) Hagen of Muskegon; & 3 brothers, Kenneth “Ole” (Sue) Olsen of Orlando, FL, Christopher Olsen of Whitehall & Eric Olsen of Hart, MI.  SERVICE:  Monday, January 6, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. at the Clock Chapel.  Interment at Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION: Saturday 7-9 p.m. & Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. at the Clock Funeral Home.  MEMORIAL: Holmberg Children Education Fund.  —Clock Muskegon

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HOLMBLADE, JAMES R. MR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 13 January 2008, Page 5-B

James R. Holmblade, Whitehall.  Mr. James Holmblade, age 82, of Whitehall, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2008 at Oceana County Medical Care Facility in Hart.  He was born August 4, 1925 in Fruitland Township to the late Nils A. and Synneva (Weeks) Holmblade.  He served our country during WWII as a military bandsman during the European African Middle Eastern Theater and had worked as Howmet Division of Alcoa before retiring.  James us survived by his sister, Amy Jean (Philip) Knorr; one brother, John (Lila) Holmblade; nephews and one niece; and close friend and caretaker, Diana Jupa.  According to his wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held.  Memorials may be directed to White Lake Library, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, White Lake Elks or N.O.A.H. Project.  EVER REST – Muskegon

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HOLMBLADE, OLIVIA JANE MRS. (CHAMBERLAIN)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 20 February 2005, Page 4-B

Olivia Jane Holmblade Chamberlain, Killeen, TX. Olivia Jane Holmblade of Killeen, Texas, age 18 days, died Feb. 14, 2005 at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.  Olivia was born Jan. 27, 2005 to Benjamin and Franci Chamberlain.  SURVIVORS:  Her parents, Benjamin and Franci Chamberlain; brother, Isaac Chamberlain of Killeen; paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Catherine Sharpe of Lynn, IN.; paternal great-grandfather, Sam Beals of Waynesville, MO; maternal grandparents, Brian and Juanita Holmblade of Whitehall; and maternal great-grandparents, John and Lila Holmblade of Mission, TX.  SERVICES ;  Were Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, 4 p.m., at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen.  Officiating was be Pastor Ray Zischang.  Cremation took place.

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HOLMES, Clyde 

Obituary

Dangl Rd.  MR Clyde Holmes,Age 61,Passed away early this morning at University Park Care Center after a  long illness. He came to Muskegon 15 years ago from Newaygo and had lived here since. A member of the  Woodmere Church of God,he worked as a millwright at Campbell,Wyant & Cannon for 24 years until 1956.  He married the former Helen Rhodes, September 4,1954 in Muskegon. She survives him. Also surviving are  six sons,Clyde Jr., Clifford Elvin, Merrill, Donald and Robert all of Muskegon,three stepsons, Raymond  Rhodes of Jeffersontown,Kentucky, Eric and Donald Rhodes at home, one stepdaughter,  Mrs.Donald(Glenda)Barrows of Taylor, and 18 grandchildren, one brother Lloyd of Newaygo and two nieces  and 1 nephew. The service for Mr. Holmes will be held Friday morning at 10:30 o'clock from the Clock Chapel  with the Rev. Walter G. Lehmann officiating. Interment will be made in Newaygo Cemetery. Friends may call  at the Clock Funeral Home where they may meet the family this evening from 7 to 9 o'clock and from 2 to 4  and 7 to 9 o'clock on Thursday,   Clock

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HOLMES, John T.

Ariticle

Fruitland officers renamed at caucus

Whitehall Forum, Whitehall, Michigan, 17 March 1949, Page 1

Only one contest developed at the caucus of the Union party, Fruitland township, held Saturday afternoon at the town hall.  There were three nominees for the offices of two justices of the peace whose terms are expiring, Rudolph Schiller and Leoanrd Gustafson, incumbent, were renominated, defeating Joseph P. Segar Jr.

All other candidates were nominated by acclimation, Hugh McMillan, supervisor of Fruitland township for the past 20 years, was renominated.  LeRoy Hanson was nominated for clerk, Chester Broner, treasurer; Arthur Worden, highway commissioner; Duffy Burns, member of the board of review; and Joseph Segar Jr., Miles Colfer, John T. Holmes and Francis Broner, constables.

Thirty-five residents of the township were present at the caucus, Mr. McMillan was chairman of the meeting and Mr. Hanson clerk.

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HOLMES, Roy Herbert

Biography

 

HOLMGREN, Audrey

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, Saturday, Sept. 7,1935 page 2

3 years old Dies   Audrey Ellen Holmgren, 3 year old daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Nels R. Holmgren, 833  Peck street, Muskegon Heights, died today in Hackley Hospital after an illness of one week. Audrey was  born Nov.5, 1931, in Detroit, and came with her parents to Muskegon Heights, from Mt. Clemens, in  November, 1934. Besides her parents, she is survived by one brother, Jim, at home.

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HOLMSTROM, ETHEL M. MRS. (FREDRICKSON)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 27 March 2005, Page 6-B

Mrs. Ethel M. Holmstrom, Whitehall.  Mrs. Holmstrom, age 92, died March 22, 2005.  Born June 2, 1912, in Joliet, Illinois, to Fred and Frieda (Pearson) Fredrickson, she had lived in the White Lake area since 1945.  On April 15, 1933, in Joliet, she married the former Lawrence “Larry” Holmstrom, who preceded her in death in 1990.  She had worked as a secretary for Whitehall Public Schools until retiring and had been an active member Lebanon Lutheran Church.  Mrs. Holmstrom was preceded in death by a brother, Sonny Fredrickson, and a sister, Leona Olsen.  FAMILY:  3 sons, Don (Marlene) Holmstrom of Whitehall, Dave (Alexis) Holmstrom of Lady Lake, FL, and Ray (Rozella) Holmstrom of Whitehall; 7 grandchildren; 5 great- grandchildren.   SERVICE:  Was held Friday, March 25, 2005, at 2:00 PM, from Lebanon Lutheran Church with the Rev. Douglas M. Ogden officiating.  Interment will be made in Oakhurst Cemetery - Whitehall.  MEMORIALS:  Memorial Fund of Lebanon Lutheran Church, 1101 S. Mears Ave., Whitehall 49461 or White Lake Ambulance Service, 119 s. Baldwin St., Whitehall 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HOLSTROM, ANDREW MR.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 19 September 1905, Page 1

ANDREW HOLSTROM DIES AT HIS HOME IN MOORLAND.  Andrew Holstrom, for many years a resident of Muskegon, died at 5 o’clock yesterday of paralysis at his home in Moorland township.  Mr. Holstrom was born in Sweden in 1847 and come to America about twenty-five years ago, coming to live in Lakeside.  He lived at Lakeside until about ten years ago, when he removed to the farm in Moorland, where he has since lived.  Besides his wife, Mrs. Mary Holstrom, he leaves one son, Alfred Holstrom, and two young grandchildren, Lawrence and Eveline, who, with their mother, have made their home with him.      The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at the house, conducted by Rev. N. E. Valerius, pastor of the Swedish Baptist church.  Burial will be at Ravenna.

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HOLSTROM, MARY MARGARET MRS.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 15 January 1932, Page 2

MRS. MARY HOLSTROM SUCCUMBS AT HOME.  Mrs. Mary Margaret Holstrom, 77 years old, widow of Andrew Holstrom, died last evening at her home, 2237 Morton avenue, after a long illness.  She was born in Sweden Oct. 13, 1854, and came to this country 51 years ago, settling in Muskegon and always making her home here.  She was a charter member of the Lakeside Baptist church and also a member of the Ladies’ Aid society of that church.  Mrs. Holstrom is survived by one son, Alfred Holstrom of Minneapolis, Minn., a sister, Mrs. Anna Christine Oslund, of Muskegon, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

16 January 1932, Page 15

HOLSTROM—Funeral services for Mrs. Mary M. Holstrom, 2237 Morton Ave., will be held at 2 p. m. Monday at the Lakeside Baptist Church, Rev. A. J. Ostling officiating.  Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery.  Friends may view the remains at the Clock Funeral Home until 11 a. m. Monday.

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HOLT, Arthur E. Professor

Short Story – “The Story of Charity in Muskegon

 

HOLT, Frank

Biography

 

HOLT, Henry H.

Article

E Pluribus Unum:  The Unification of Muskegon

 

Biography

 

HOLT, MADELEINE “MAGGIE” JULIE HOLT MRS. (WOLF)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 9 January 2005, Page 6-B

Mrs. Madeleine “Maggie” Julie Holt, Grand Haven.  Madeleine “Maggie” Julie Holt, age 62, of Grand Haven passed away Friday, December 31, 2004 in Grand Haven.  She was born June 12, 1942 to Edmund and Irene (Krause) Wolf in Garden City, MI.; and married Richard A. Holt February 10, 1968 in Miami, FL.  Mrs. Holt moved to Grand Haven from Muskegon six years ago; and was formerly employed in the food service industry. She enjoyed fishing, music and sewing.  Survivors include her husband Richard; 3 sons, Scott Holt of Muskegon, Michael (Caterina) Holt of Muskegon, Timothy Holt of Cincinnati, OH; a stepdaughter, Pamela (Carl) Freeman of Lancaster, OH; a stepson, Gary Holt of Cincinnati, OH; 9 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren; her mother Irene Wolf of Westland, MI; 3 sisters, Diane Wolf of Chicago, Susan (Steve) Bushrow of Wayne, MI, and Frances (John) Roessau of Westland, MI; a brother Edmund Wolf of Hollywood, FL; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her father.

A memorial service was held Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad Funeral Home in Grand Haven with Rev. Mike VandenBerg officiating.  Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association are appreciated.

VanZantwick Bartels Kammeraad - Grand Haven

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HOLTER, boy

Birth

Muskegon Chronicle, 9 July 1963, page 11 - Mr. and Mrs. Charles, 2183 Austin St., Mercy

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HOLY, Dennis

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Monday, October 26, 1936, page 2

DENNIS HOLY   Dennis Holy, 58 years old, died Sunday at his home, 1541 Wood street, after an illness of six  months.  He was born in LaGrange, Ind., May 7, 1878.  His home has been in Muskegon for 13 years, coming here  from Lansing, where he resided for 23 years.  He was married to Nora Britten, June 9, 1898, in Charlotte.  Mr. Holy  was formerly in the employ of the E.H. Sheldon company.  He is survived by his widow; two sons, Clyde Holy at  home; Lawrence Holy of Wajamega; two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence Christian, and Mrs. Robert Dennis, of Muskegon;  two brothers, Shilo Holy, of Muskegon, and Calvin Holy, of Mishawaka, Ind.; and six grandchildren.

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HOLY, JAMES E. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 26 March 2006, Page 8-A

James E. Holy, Lakewood Club.  Jim went to be with our Lord on March 1, 2006 at the age of 46.  At that time he was reunited with his father, LaVern Holy; brother, Clyde (Butch) Holy; nephew, Joey LaBeau; niece, Angela Holy; long time love, Dora Bates; and good friend, Steve Williams.  Jim was born on Sept. 9, 1959 to LaVern and Laura Holy and lived in the Lakewood Club area all his life.  Jim’s love for racing made him well known at Winston Motor Speedway and Thunder Bird Race Park and Dragway.  In Jim’s younger years he was owner and driver of cars 00, 83 and 38 until 1995.  Jim was a flagman at both tracks for many years.  He loved to fish, camp, hunt and spend time with his good friends.  Most of all he loved taking his grandchildren on the weekends.  He was a member of the White Lake Eagles Aerie #3214.  His smiling face will be sadly missed by all.  Survivors include: his mother, Laura Holy; childhood sweetheart and fiancé, Debbie Chapin; his beautiful daughters, Jamie (Jake) Sanchez, Lisa (Cameron) Swanson; his son and best friend, Jimmy (Sarah Spicklemire) Holy; his grandchildren, Jacob, Adriel, Silas Zandryk, Conner and Reagen Lynn; sisters, Lois Gue, Gina LaBeau, Beth Holy; brothers, Andy (Bev) Holy; twin brother, Paul (Cheryl) Holy; a host of nieces and nephews, and great nieces and great nephews.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HOLZ, GEORGE WILLIAM “BILL” MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 9 April 2006, Page 5-B

George William (Bill) Holz, New Era.  George William (Bill) Holz, Jr., passed away March 31, 2006 at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.  He was born May 13, 1919, the son of George and Alice (Ellickson) Holz, in Chicago, Il.  He was a Major in the U.S. Army, serving in the Infantry Landing on Luzon in the Philippines in 1944 and occupation of Japan.  Bill retired in 1977 after 33 years of government service in the military, as a civilian Army Auditor in Germany and as an Internal Auditor for the IRS in Detroit and Cincinnati.  After formal retirement, he purchased Tall Timber Campgrounds at Silver Lake and operated the park for 9 years, then moved to Holiday Camping Resort in New Era, and could still be seen riding around the park in his golf cart last summer.  The campground business proved to be a fun and interesting second retirement.  Bill volunteered his time in many organizations, usually as Treasurer, over the years.  Bill is survived by his loving wife Shirley.  They celebrated 57 years of marriage last June.  He is also survived by sons George W. (Marge) Holz III of Royal Oak, MI; Steve (Cheri) Holz of Minooka, IL, and daughters Barbara Holz of Shelby and Joan Holz of New Era.  He was preceded in death by sons Mike (Marilyn) Holz and Glen Holz.  Also survived by grandchildren Larry (Jaclyn) Holz of Cassopolis, MI; Stephanie (Michael) Hubbard of Crown Pt., IN; Lori Bay of St. Louis, MO; Angelyn (Matt) Taylor of Columbia, MO; Brian Holz and Erik Holz of Royal Oak, MI.  Six great-grandchildren: Jasmine Bay and Ryan Taylor, Tessa and Malina Holz, and Cobb and Logan Hubbard.  He was the beloved brother-in-law of Margaret Hough of Hart and Gladys Gingras of Holland, MI.   The funeral service was held Tuesday, April 4, at Trinity Lutheran Church, with Pastor Tim Jordan officiating.  Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund are appreciated.  Arrangements were by Harris Funeral Home, Shelby.  You may leave a message of condolence for the family at www.harrisfhome.com.

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Homa, Edward

Birth

Muskegon Chronicle,  4 April 1916

HOMA -- To Mr. and Mrs. John Homa, 169 Forest avenue, Thursday, March 30, 1916, a son, Edward

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HOMAN, GLORIA J. MISS

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 4 March 2007, Page 4-B

Miss Gloria J. Homan, Lakewood Club.  Gloria J. Homan, age 48, died February 28, 2007.  Born October 12, 1958, in Muskegon to Ronald and Peggy (Randles) Homan, she had lived in the Lakewood Club area all her life.  She had worked as head of housekeeping at Park Plaza Best Western Hotel in Muskegon and had attended Faith Lutheran Church in Whitehall.  FAMILY: 3 sisters, Debra (Raymond) Genson of Lakewood Club, Christine Clevenger of Jackson, and Kathy Moline of Lakewood Club; 1 brother, John (Susan) Homan of California; 5 nieces and 3 nephews; 4 great-nieces and 3 great-nephews.  SERVICE: Monday, March 5, 2007 at 1 p.m., from Clock Chapel-Whitehall. Interment will be made in Oakland Cemetery, Dalton Township.  VISITING HOURS: Monday, 12 noon until service time at the funeral home in Whitehall.  DONATIONS: Homan Family Expense Fund, c/o Clock Funeral Home, Box 176, Whitehall, 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HOMAN, LAURA W. MRS. (WRIGHT)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 27 February 2005, Page 5-B

Mrs. Laura W. (Wright) Homan, Danvers, MA.  Laura W. (Wright) Homan, 87, passed away on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2005 at the Brighton Gardens Assisted Living Center in Danvers, following a long illness.  Laura was born in Penns Grove, NJ on June 23, 1917.  She was raised on the farm of her parents, the late Grace and Irvin Wright.  Upon graduating from high school, she worked as a secretary at DuPont in Wilmington, DE, where she met and married Carl Homan.  In connection with a DuPont job transfer, they moved to Louisville, KY about 1940, where their two children, Don and Lynne, were born.  She enjoyed sewing, bridge, and social activities while she lived in Louisville.  In 1956 another DuPont transfer moved the family to Whitehall, MI.  In 1965 she moved back to Louisville, KY.  She moved to Beverly, MA to be near her grandchildren in 1989, where she also enjoyed bridge and becoming a Red Sox fan.  Surviving are her 2 children, Donald Homan of Ft. Collins, CO; Lynne Weaver and her husband Paul of Wenham; and 2 grandchildren, Tyson and Sam Weaver.  She was also the sister of the late Hilda Ware.  Private funeral services will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Strathmoor Presbyterian Church, 2201 Hawthorne Ave., Louisville, KY 40205.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly.  Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com

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HOMAN, RONALD C. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 19 December 2004, Page 5-B

Mr. Ronald C. Homan, Lakewood Club.  Mr. Homan, age 70, died December 12, 2004.  Born March 7, 1934, in Fremont, to Clifford and Thelma (Smith) Homan, he had lived in Lakewood Club the past 48 years.  On April 16, 1957, in Lakewood Club, he married the former Peggy E. Randles, who preceded him in death in 1998.  He had worked at Sealed Power Corp. for 36 years before retiring, had been a member of the Dalton Township Fire Department, was a Village of Lakewood Club Trustee for 16 years and was a Life member of Fox Lake Rod & Gun Club.  Mr. Homan served in the US Navy.  He was preceded in death by a step-brother.  FAMILY:  His children, Debra (Raymond) Genson of Lakewood Club, Chris Clevenger of Jackson, Gloria Homan of Lakewood Club, John Homan of CA and Kathy Moline of Lakewood Club; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Donna Misenheimer and Sandy (Daniel) Crusan; his stepmother, Lou Homan; 2 step-brothers, 1 step-sister.  SERVICE:  Was held Friday, December 17, 2004, at 1:00 PM, from Clock Chapel-Whitehall with the Rev. Stephen R. Yoder officiating.  Interment will be made in Oakland Cemetery - Dalton Township.  Military Graveside Rites were conducted at the funeral home by the Muskegon County Veteran Council.  MEMORIALS:  Memorial Fund of Fox Lake Rod & Gun Club. CLOCK - White Lake

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HOMBERGER, ALEX H. MR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 29 April 2007, Page 7-B

Alex H. Homberger, North Muskegon.  Alex H. Homberger, 94, died April 15, 2007.  He was born October 26, 1912 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland to Ernst Jacob and Bertha Margaretha Homberger.  Following secondary school Alex completed his military service, attained an engineering degree from the University of Zurich, and with his brothers achieved great success as members of the Swiss National Rowing Team; including silver and bronze medals in the 1936 Olympics and numerous medals at the Henley Royal Regatta.  In 1938, Alex came to find adventure in America where he lived and worked around the country for a time.  He settled in Michigan and took up residence in a mansion in Grosse Pointe that was known as "Shangri-la" by the many bachelors living there.  White Lake residents will remember him as the man who brought the Michigan Steele Company (MISCO) to Whitehall during the 40’s.  In the 60’s Alex moved to Ann Arbor to start his own company, the International Automation Corporation.  In 1973, at the age of 61, Alex married Jean Corfield Hannan and returned to the White Lake area where he worked for Howmet Corporation until his retirement.  Alex and Jean enjoyed retirement at their home on Lake Michigan where they entertained friends, family, and many houseguests.  Alex was known to be a fiercely honest and principled man with a terrific sense of humor.  He entertained us with his enthusiastic recollections of the funny things people said and did.  Alex is much loved and will be missed by many friends and family members here and in Switzerland.  He will remain in our hearts forever.  Alex was preceded in death by his wife Jean and grandson David A. West.  He is survived by his sister Doris Altherr, sisters-in-law, Mady Homberger and Nonny Homberger, and many beloved nieces and nephews residing in Switzerland and around the world.  He is also survived by his step-children: Sandra Heaton (Maurice), Kathleen West, John E. Hannan (Johnnie), Susan Burskey (Michael); and grandchildren Alissa Postlewait, Sean West, Jessica Hannan, Alexandra Blatt-Dempsey (David), and John A. Blatt, Jr.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church of Whitehall, 900 S. Warner St., Whitehall.   CLOCK - White Lake

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HOOGEWIND, Mrs. Sidney

Article

Beach School Dedication

 

HOOVER, PEARL V. MRS. (BITELY)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 17 October 2004, Page 5-B

Mrs. Pearl V. Hoover, Montague.  Pearl V. Hoover, age 85 of Montague, passed away Monday, October 11, 2004 at her home.  She was born April 15, 1919 in Pierson, MI., the daughter of Clarence and Alma R. Thompson Bitely.  She married Willard Krull in 1939.  He passed away in 1981.  She married Russell Hoover in 1987.  Mrs. Hoover came to the Montague area in 1947 from Ensley Center.  She was a member of the Rothbury Community Church.  She was a 4H leader for many years and was a member of the TOPS Club.  Mrs. Hoover enjoyed remodeling and refurbishing houses and upholstering furniture.  She wintered in Florida many years.  She is survived by her husband, Russell; her children, Sue Ann (Ron) DeBrot, Sharon (Stanley) Briggs and Mark (Sharon) Krull, all of Montague; grandchildren, Troy (Nancy) DeBrot, Trent (Christine) DeBrot, Travis DeBrot, Tammy (Kirk) Lunsford, Leesa Briggs, Robbie Pearl Berg and Thomas Berg and five great-grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death by her infant son, Douglas Dennis Krull and her grandson, Mark Gallagher.  A memorial service was held Saturday, October 16, 11 a.m. at Rothbury Community Church.  Interment: Oak Grove Cemetery, Rothbury.  Memorials to Hospice of Muskegon/Oceana are appreciated.  You may leave a message of condolence for the family at www.harrisfhome.com.  Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Shelby.

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HOPKINS, Beatrice

Article

East Muskegon

 

HOPPER, W. Charles

Article

Muskegon Heights Post Office

 

HOPPERSTEAD, Oscar A.

Biography

 

HORKENBACH, DOROTHY M. MRS. (SPRADER)

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 25 November 2007, Page 4-B

Dorothy M. Horkenbach, Whitehall.  Mrs. Horkenbach, age 90, died November 18, 2007.  She was born October 25, 1917, in Detroit, to William and Anna (Slivinski) Sprader.  On October 3, 1966, in Detroit, she married Robert.  She worked as a machinist at Bouer Roller Bearing Co. for 32 years before retiring.  Mrs. Horkenbach was preceded in death by a daughter.  FAMILY: Her husband, Robert; 1 son, Harry (Jean) Fortune of Montague; 1 grandson, Brian (Pamela) Fortune of AZ; 2 granddaughters, Jennifer Fortune (fiance Tony Thom) of Grand Rapids and Stefanie Fortune of Montague; 1 sister; 5 brothers; a large extended family.  FUNERAL LITURGY: Was held Tuesday November 20, 2007, at 1:00 PM, at St. James Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Donn P. Tufts presiding.  Interment was made in Mt. Calvary Cemetery - Montague.   DONATIONS: Harbor Hospice, 1050 W. Western Ave., Suite 400, Muskegon 49441.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HORNESS, Joseph

Biography

 

Horringa, Eli W.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan  Friday, February 28, 1964  page 21

Eli W. Horringa 1112 Maple Street  Mr. Eli W. Horringa, age 69, passed away Monday at Tarpon Springs, Florida.  The service for Mr. Horringa will be held Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock from the Clock Chapel with the Rev. Gary DeWitt officiating.  Interment will be made in Oakwood Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Clock Funeral Home.

Clock

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Horton, James

Birth

Muskegon Chronicle,  4 April 1916

HORTON -- To Mr. and  Mrs. Hiram O. Horton, Laketon township, at Hackley Hospital, Wednesday, March 29, 1916, a son, James.

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Horton, Jay & Janis

Birth notice - a boy,Mercy General Oak Campus,Muskegon Chronicle,Sept 17,2001,Page 3B

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HOSMER

 

HOSTICKA, WILLIAM E. “BILL” MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 16 May 2004, Page 6-B

Mr. William E. (Bill) Hosticka, Montague.  Mr. Hosticka, age 65, died Monday, May 10, 2004.  Born February 17, 1939, in Chicago, to William and Sylvia (Cerveny) Hosticka, he had lived in the White Lake area since 1966.  On May 5, 1963, in Chicago, he married the former Karen Wilson.  He had been self-employed, currently co-owner of White Lake Dairy Treat with his wife, and was formerly owner of White Lake Dog 'n Suds.  Mr. Hosticka was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Hosticka.  FAMILY:  His wife, Karen; 3 sons, William R. Hosticka, David J. Hosticka and Brian A. Hosticka; 3 grandchildren, Louis A. Hosticka, Greta N. Hosticka and Krysten K. Hosticka; aunts, uncles and cousins.  MEMORIAL SERVICE:  Sunday, May 16, 2004, at 5:00 P.M., at Lebanon Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Douglas M. Ogden officiating.  MEMORIALS:  Memorial Fund of Lebanon Lutheran Church, 1101 S. Mears Ave., Whitehall 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HOUGH, PAUL V.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 15 October 1969, Page 19

Couple Planning Wedding Date Dies in Tragic Crash on M-20 - A young couple planning to marry at the end of the month was fatally injured early today in a rear-end collision in which the youth lying on the pavement was struck by a third car that skidded into the wreckage of the first crash.  Paul V. Hough, 19, of 4560 E. Summit, died three hours later at Hackley Hospital with a skull fracture.  His financee, Linda Ann Siedenstrang, 16, of 2934 Riley-Thompson, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at M 20 and Riley-Thompson Road.  The double fatality raised the county’s 1969 highway toll to 26.  The last traffic death in the county occurred Aug. 20.  Sheriff’s deputies said the initial crash occurred about 1 a.m. when a northbound car driven by Erwin L. Moon, 27, of Twin Lake, ran into the back of the Hough car that was making a left turn onto Riley-Thompson.  Deputy Jack Crowell said impact flipped the Hough car on its roof, throwing the driver out, and pushing the car across the intersection where it came to rest upside down in a ditch.  Investigators said the girl was partially out of the car and pinned beneath the overturned vehicle.  Deputies were en route to the fatality when a southbound car driven by Leslie J. Lee, 51, of 1656 Glade, encountered the darkened Moon car in the road and went into a skid as he braked.  Deputy Crowell said the Lee Car went sideways, striking the Moon vehicle and Mr. Hough who was lying alongside the car.  Impact hurled the youth 50 feet and he landed off the road.  Mr. Lee said he saw nothing in the road until just before the crash when he saw the car whose lights had gone out after the rear-end crash.  Lee was not injured.  Mr. Moon, who was treated at Hackley for chest bruises, said he hadn’t seen any turn signal from the Hough car.  Sheriff’s deputies were only three miles from the scene when an M 20 resident notified the department of a possible accident at the intersection.  A tow truck had to lift the Hough car before Miss Siedenstrang’s body could be removed.  Investigators said the couple was returning to Miss Siedenstrang’s nearby home when the accident occurred.  A family spokesman said Mr. Hough had dropped his fiancee off at his sister’s home when he went to work at Westran and then picked her up after work.  Tuesday night they had talked over with their parents possible dates for their impending marriage.  Three persons were hospitalized after a two-car crash at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Terrace Street and Muskegon Avenue.  Mrs. Elaine Moyer, 31, of 503 Terry, was reported in fair condition today at Mercy Hospital with a concussion and bruises.  Her 22-month-old daughter, Kimberly, was treated for abrasions and released.  Mrs. Margaret Moyer, 67, of 646 West, Mrs. Moyer’s mother-in-law, was listed in fair condition with a concussion, broken ribs, and multiple abrasions.  She was thrown out of the car.  Roosevelt Richardson, 67, of 454 W. Grand, the other driver, was reported in fair condition with broken ribs and possible internal injuries.  Muskegon police said Mrs. Elaine Moyer was northbound on Terrace when she was hit broadside by the Richardson car.  Mr. Richardson declined to give police a statement.  Police said three witnesses reported Mr. Richardson ran the stop light.  He was ticketed.

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Page 38

HOUGH, MR. PAUL V. 4560 E. Summit

Services for Mr. Hough will be a double service with his fiancee Miss Linda Siedenstrang, Friday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. conducted by Pastor Lorne Ruhl in Gee Memorial Chapel, Whitehall, with a double committal in Fruitland Cemetery. —Gee.

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16 October 1969, Page 41

Set Double Rites for Car Victims

A double funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. for Paul Vernon Hough, 19, and Linda Ann Siedenstrang, 16, who died early Wednesday in an automobile accident on highway M 20.  They were to have been married Oct. 31 and will be buried side by side in Speed Cemetery in Fruitland Township.  ship.  Services will be held in the Gee Memorial Chapel, in Whitehall.  Paul Hough was born Feb. 10, 1950 in Muskegon, but grew up in Fruitport, attending the Fruitport Schools.  At the time of his death he was employed at the Westran Corp.  He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vorie Hough of 4560 E. Summit, and three sisters; Mrs. Clarence Slaght, of Flint, Mrs. Rolland Johnson of Fruitport and Mrs. Patrick King, of Muskegon.  Linda Ann Siedenstrang was born April 10, 1953 at Shelby and was a student at Reeths Puffer High School this year.  She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Siedenstrang of 2935 Riley-Thompson Road, formerly of Rothbury; two brothers, Joeph, Jr., in the Army, and Eddi Lee, at home; and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Weller of Muskegon.

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Page 49

HOUGH, MR. PAUL V. 4560 E. Summit - Services for Mr. Hough will be a double service with his fiancee Miss Linda Siedenstrang, Friday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. conducted by Pastor Lorne Ruhl in Gee Memorial Chapel, Whitehall, with a double committal in Fruitland Cemetery.—Gee.         

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HOULE

 

HOVEY, Horatio N.

Biography

 

HOVEY, Mrs. H.N.

Obituary

June 12, 1921 – Word has been received in this city of the death of Mrs. H.N. Hovey, of Detroit, a former resident and native of Muskegon, which occurred Sunday after a short illness.  She was 68 years of age at the time of her death.  She leaves one son W.M. Hovey of Muskegon.  Mrs. Hovey lived in this city for many years.

Information was found in the “People’s Scrapbook” located in the Genealogy Room at Hackley Public Library.

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HOWARD, ANNA E. MRS. (WILCZAK)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 25 June 2006, Page 4-B

Anna E. Howard, Whitehall.  Mrs. Howard, age 80, died June 17, 2006.  Born September 16, 1925, in Whitehall, to John and Marie (Pratt) Wilczak, she had lived in the White Lake area for many years.  On June 22, 1951, in Muskegon, she married Albert N. Howard, who preceded her in death in 1984, and she had been a homemaker all her life.  Mrs. Howard was preceded in death by a daughter, Adeline Anderson, and 2 brothers & 3 sisters.  FAMILY: 2 sons, Albert Howard Jr. and Charles Howard; 3 daughters, Audrey (Jay) Blandford of Hazel Park, Joyce Osterberg of North Muskegon and Patricia Patelski of Holland; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.  SERVICE: Was held Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at 11:00 AM, from Clock Chapel-Whitehall with the Rev. Keith N. Koebel officiating.  Interment was made in Sunrise Memorial Gardens-Muskegon.  DONATIONS: Howard Family Expense Fund, c/o Clock Funeral Home, Box 176, Whitehall 49461.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HOWARD, MICHAEL J. MR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 22 July 2007, Page 4-B

Michael J. Howard, Whitehall.  Mr. Howard, age 45, died July 11, 2007 in Muskegon.  Born October 11, 1961 in Howell, Michigan.  He is survived by his wife, Diane, and was contracted by the State of Michigan in the Janitorial and Maintenance Department.  SERVICES: Private services have been held. CLOCK - White Lake

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HOWDEN, Frederick J.

Biography

 

HOWE, Eugene L.

Biography

 

HOWELL, Clarence F.

Death Record - image

 

HOWELL, SUENETTE T. MRS.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 15 June 2005, Page 3B

HOWELL, MRS. SUENETTE T., Montague.  Mrs. Howell, age 46, died June 14, 2005.

SERVICE: Friday, June 17, 2005, at 2:00 PM, from Fruitland Baptist Church.  Interment-Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITING HOURS: 6-8 PM at the church.  DONATIONS: Howell Family Expense Fund, c/o Clock Funeral Home, Box 176, Whitehall, MI 49461.  —Clock - White Lake

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HOWELL, Theodore

Place Names – Port Sherman

 

HOWER, Donald G.

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle  Muskegon, Michigan  12 June 1973  Page 23

HOWER, MR. DONALD G.  1395 Creek Drive  Mr. Donald Hower, age 52, died early this morning at Hackley Hospital.  Born in Battle Creek, Mich., he lived most of his life in the Muskegon area.  He married the former Thelma Wortelboer in November of 1941, who survives him.  He owned the Automotive Clinic for 12 years, attended the 1st Church of Christ Scientist, belonged to the U.S. Air Force Reserve for 20 years, and was a veteran of WW II.  SURVIVORS  His wife, Thelma, 2 brothers, Eugene, and Leroy both of Muskegon 1 sister, Mrs. William (Daisy) Knollinger of Whitehall, and his mother, Mrs. Rena Hower of Muskegon.  SERVICE  The service for Mr. Hower will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock in the Clock Chapel with Mr. L. Carroll Cole officiating.  Interment will be made in Restlawn Cemetery.  VISITATION  Friends may call at the Clock Funeral Home where they may meet with the family from 7 to 9 o'clock this evening and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 o'clock on Wednesday.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Thomas A. Hower Scholarship Fund.   ---Clock

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HOWER, Leroy “Roy” (Mr)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 6 December 1993

HOWER, MR. LEROY “ROY” (Husband of Alida) Muskegon   Mr. LeRoy “Roy” D. Hower, 75, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 5, 1993.  He was born Aug. 11, 1918 in Battle Creek, MI, & resided in Muskegon most of his life.  He was a member of First Christian Reformed Church, & was an Army Veteran of WW II.  He had worked in the glass business for over 40 years, where he was known to many as the glass man, & retired from Muskegon Glass CO. in 1980.  SURVIVORS include his wife, the former Alida Koster, who he married on April 23, 1945; 5 children, Robert (Sandy) Hower of Hudsonville, Ron (Julie) Hower of Muskegon, Russ (Mickey) Hower of  Jenison, Ruth Hower, & Ronda Hower, both of Muskegon; 10 grandchildren & 1 great grandson; 1 brother, Eugene (Rose) Hower, Sr. of Muskegon; 1 sister, Daisy Knollinger of Whitehall.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Don Hower.  SERVICES will be 1 PM Wed. at First Christian Reformed Church, with Rev. Carl H. Bruxvoort officiating.  Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Gardens. VISITATION:  2-4 & 7-9 PM Tues. at the Sytsema Funeral Home 737 Apple Avenue SUGGESTED MEMORIAL:  Muskegon  Christian Schools.

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HOWER, Rena M. (Mrs) Burns

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 26 May 1975, Page 28

HOWER, MRS. RENA M. (Widow of George) University Park Care Center   Mrs. Hower, age 89, died Sat. evening at Sherman Oaks Care Center.  Born in Canada she came to the Muskegon Area at the age of 5 years.  The former Rena Burns she had married George Hower in 1911.  He passed away in 1952 also a son Donald preceeded her in death in 1973.  SURVIVORS 2 sons, Eugene of Twin Lakes and LeRoy of Muskegon, a daughter Mrs. William (Daisy) Knollinger of Whitehall, a daughter-in-law Mrs. Thelma Koster of Muskegon, 15 Grandchildren, 32 Great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren, a brother Orie Burns of Reed City, and a sister Mrs. Daisy King of Muskegon Hts.  SERVICES The services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 o’clock from the Clock Chapel with the Rev. Donald LeMaire officiating.  Interment will be in Restlawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 o’clock today.  CLOCK

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HOWER, Thomas A. (Mr)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 6 December 1968, Page 1

39th Local Yank Killed In Vietnam.    A former Muskegon Community College student and employe of Misco Precision Castings Co., Army Spec. 4 Thomas A. Hower, is Muskegon County’s 39th casualty in Vietnam.  His parents were notified Thursday he was killed in action Tuesday near the Cambodian border. The 22-year-old serviceman, assigned to the First Cavalry Division, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Hower, 791 West St.  His father is the owner of the Automotive Clinic and his mother is a member of the Orchard View Board of Education.  Information received by his parents from Washington stated the serviceman was fatally wounded in enemy crossfire.  Employed at Misco Precision Castings Co. for about two years before entering service, he was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist. A graduate of Orchard View High School, Thomas was the only son of the Muskegon Township couple.  He entered service Jan. 11, 1968, and was married while home on leave in March to the former Miss Gwen Felt of Muskegon. He received basic training at Fort Knox, Ky. And Camp Polk, La. Before being sent overseas in July.  Born here Sept. 19, 1946, he leaves widow, his parents and his grandparents, Mrs. William Wortelboer and Mrs. George Hower.

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14 December 1968, Page 28

HOWER, SP/4 THOMAS ALLEN 791 West Street. The service for Mr. Hower will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the Clock Chapel.  Interment will be made in Restlawn Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Clock Funeral Home 2-4 o’clock and 7-9 o’clock Sunday and Monday.  For a more lasting memorial friends are asked to contribute to the Thomas A. Hower Scholastic Fund of the Orchard View High School. --Clock.

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HOYT, Ada (Mrs.)

CITY NEWS:

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Monday, April 12, 1920, page 10

Mrs. Ada Hoyt, 169 Terrace street has returned from an extended visit in Chicago, Detroit and Cassopolis.

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HOYT, Hiram J.

Biography

 

HROMYK, JOHN MR.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 12 March 1952, Page 2

John Hromyk Found Dead.  John Hromyk, 67 years old, was found dead shortly before noon today in his home at White and Hilton Park roads, Wolf Lake R. R. 1.  A visitor, John Colvin, 2309 Albert street, discovered the death about 10:15 a. m. and summoned the sheriff’s department.  An autopsy by Dr. Eugene W. Lange was scheduled for this afternoon; officials said the death probably had occurred Monday.  Mr. Hromyk is believed to be survived by one son, now in Russia, and four stepchildren in Muskegon.

14 March 1952, Page 26

HROMYK, MR. JOHN, R. R. No. 4, Muskegon.  Services for Mr. John Hromyk will be held at 10:00 A. M. Saturday at the Pachesny Chapel, Rev. Don Skinner officiating, and the interment will be in Mona View Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Pachesny Funeral Home.

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HROMYK, MRS. JOHN

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 7 February 1948, Page 2

Mrs. John Hromyk, Ill Six Months, Dies.  Mrs. John Hromyk, 59 years old, a Muskegon county resident nearly 30 years, died in her home, 6352 Bailey road, today after an illness of six months.  Mrs. Hromyk came to the United States in 1908 from Austria, where she was born Nov. 27, 1888, and lived for a short time in New York before coming to Michigan.  She spent about 10 years in Alma.  Mrs. Hromyk was married in Muskegon in 1938.  She was a communicant of St. Michael’s Catholic church.  She leaves her husband; four daughters, Mrs. Helen Orcutt, Mrs. William Finlay, Mrs. Roland Orcutt and Miss Mary Ozga, all of Muskegon; two sons, T 3 Michael Ozga, with army occupation forces in Germany, and Peter Ozga of Muskegon; a brother, William Shwaika, living in California, and 10 grandchildren.

9 February 1948, Page 17

HROMYK—Services for Mrs. John Hromyk, of 6352 Bailey Rd., Egelston Township, will be held at 10:30 o’clock Wednesday morning at the Ukranian Catholic church, Rev. Fr. N. Fisanick officiating, and the interment will be in St. Mary’s cemetery.  Friends may view the remains at the residence beginning this evening.—Pachesny.

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HUBBARD

 

HUBER, Maxine (Mrs.)

Article

East Muskegon

 

HUDAK, JOHN P. “PETE” MR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 8 July 2007, Page 3-B

John P. “Pete” Hudak, Whitehall, (formerly of Joliet, IL).  John P. “Pete” Hudak, age 48, of Whitehall MI, and formerly of Joliet, IL, died suddenly at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI., Friday, June 22, 2007.  He was born in Joliet, IL., and he attended St. Raymond’s Grade School and Joliet Catholic High.  Pete joined the U.S. Marine Corps at age 17 (1976-1981).  He later moved to Florida, working as a nautical engineer on corporate yachts for 20 years, and made numerous Transatlantic crossings and Caribbean cruises.  He was a charter member and chaplain of the White Lake Men’s Auxiliary VFW Post 3256.  Survived by his wife, Siva (nee Painter); three children, Christopher, Malissa and Michael Hudak; his mother, Donna Jean Hudak; a brother, Michael Hudak; and a sister, Milissa (Carl) Gilley.  He was preceded in death by his father, Francis J. Hudak.  Pete will be missed by many, especially by his family, friends and the boating community.  Pete was given a Military Burial at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.  On July 15, 2007, 3-5 p.m., a memorial ceremony will be held for Pete at the White Lake VFW Post 3256, 9370 Walsh Rd., Montague.

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Huffman, Clare William

Birth

Muskegon Chronicle,  4 April 1916

HUFFMAN  -- To Mr. and Mrs. William H. Huffman, 62 Apple street, Thursday, March 30, 1916, a son, Clare William.

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HUGHES

 

HUGHEY

 

HUISMAN, HATTIE MRS. (COOK)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 30 April 1974, Page 23

HUISMAN, MRS. HATTIE, 4635 Hunt St., Montague, Michigan.  Mrs. Huisman, age 84, died at her home Monday morning.  She was born in Muskegon and has lived the last 20 years in the White Lake area.  The former Hattie Cook, was married to Sam Swarts, he died in 1918.  She then married Arthur Todd, he died in 1947.  She then married Klaas Huisman, he died March of 1963.  She was a member of the New Era Christian Reform Church, Golden Hour Circle and a neighborhood Bible study group.  She had also worked at the Card counter at the Todd Pharmacy in Montague.  SURVIVORS: 

4 daughters, Mrs. George (Julia) Fox of Chicago, Mrs. Dick (Edna) Copley, of Sidney, Ohio, Mrs. Henry (Ann) Buckingham, of Glenview, Illinois, Mrs. Harold (Eleanor) Sikkenga, of Montague, 2 sons, James and Robert Todd, both of Montague.  Many stepchildren, 20 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Chris (Nelly) Lederer of Muskegon.  SERVICE:  Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the New Era Christian Reform Church, with Rev. Sidney Newhouse, officiating.  Interment will be made at Fruitland Township Cemetery.  VISITATION:  Friends may call at the Clock Funeral Home, Whitehall to meet the family this evening 7-9, 2-4, 7-9 Wednesday.  For a more lasting memorial friends are asked to consider the Memorial Fund of New Era Christian Reform Church.  —Clock-White Lake

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HULCE, MERTON L. MR.

OBITUARY

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 25 March 1988, Page 5C

HULCE, MR. MERTON L., Twin Lake.  Mr. Hulce, age 67, died Mar. 24, 1988.  Born May 17, 1920, in Michigan City, IN, he had lived in the White Lake area for many years.  He married the former Dorothy A. Cook, and had been Meat Manager at Millers Thirty Foods in Montague until 1977.  Mr. Hulce was a member of White Lake Baptist Church, serving as Sunday School Teacher and Deacon, and a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army.  FAMILY:  Wife, Dorothy; 1 daughter, Mrs. Keith (Janice) Gascho of Whitehall; 2 sons, Terry of Twin Lake, and Bradley (wife Luann) of Grand Rapids; 8 grand children; 2 sisters, Thelma Liikala of Flint and Peggy Ackerman of Troy.  SERVICE:  Saturday Mar. 26, 1988, at 1:00 P. M., from White Lake Baptist Church with Pastors Michael L. High & Bradley Hulce officiating.  Interment will be made in Oakgrove Cemetery, Montague, with Military Rites under auspices of White Lake Post #3256 V.F.W.  VISITATION:  Today 2-4 & 6:30-8:30 P.M. in Whitehall.  —Clock White Lake

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HULS, JULIA “GLENDA” MRS. (SANDERS)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 31 October 2004, Page 5-B

Mrs. Julia “Glenda” Huls, Rothbury.  Julia "Glenda" Huls, age 63 of Rothbury, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004 in Muskegon.  She was born March 6, 1941 in Clinton, Iowa.  Glenda was the daughter of James and Doris (Hamman) Sanders.  She lived in Iowa, Indiana, Colorado and other places while her father was with the U.S. Army.  He was stationed at Camp Claybanks when they came to know and love this area and they settled in Rothbury in 1954.  Glenda married Larry Huls on June 25, 1960.  She was a member of Ferry Memorial Reformed Church in Montague.  She worked as a teachers aid at Montague Schools for over twenty years.  She was Recreation Director for Rothbury village and was a member of the White Lake VFW Auxiliary.  She is survived by her husband, Larry; her children, Becky (Randy) Machovsky, Rita (Donald) Clements and Joseph (Reannon) Huls and her grandchildren, Cody, Zachary, James, Kristina, Julia, Malina, Ryan, Gavin and Logan.  A memorial service was held Tuesday, Oct. 26 11 a.m. at Ferry Memorial Reformed Church of Montague with Pastor Dick Klaver officiating.  Memorials to either the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the National Kidney Foundation are appreciated.  You may leave a message of condolence for the family at www.harrisfhome.com.  Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Shelby.

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HUME, George Alexander

Biography

 

HUME, George Alexander Jr.

Biography

 

HUME, MARGARET ANNIE MRS. (BANKS)

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan, 30 August 1943, Page 1

Mrs. Hume, 95, Expires Today.  Widow of Partner of Charles Hackley Had Been Civic, Church, Social Leader.  Mrs. Margaret Annie Hume, widow of Thomas Hume, partner of Charles H. Hackley in the Hackley-Hume company, died early today at her home, 472 West Webster avenue.  She was 95 years old and had been ill for the past two years.  Mrs. Hume had played a prominent part in civic, religious and social affairs of this community since she came here as the bride of Mr. Hume in 1873.  She was especially active in Episcopal church organizations and had served as state president of the Woman’s Auxiliary of the church.  She was a member of St. Paul’s and, until comparatively recently, took an active interest in affairs of the parish.  Some years ago, Mrs. Hume served as a trustee of both the Muskegon Children’s Home and the Old People’s home.  She also was a charter member of the Muskegon Woman’s club.  Mrs. Hume was born July 30, 1848 at Marshall, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bartholomew Banks.  There she received her education and was married to Mr. Hume.  She is survived by three daughters and two sons: Mrs. P. W. Mosher, of Niagara Falls, N. Y.; Miss Helen M. Hume and Mrs. Constance H. Koehler, who lived with their mother at the family home; George A. Hume, of Fruitport; and Thomas H. Hume, of Muskegon.  There are 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Page 11

HUME—The memorial services for Mrs. Margaret Annie Hume, widow of the late Mr. Thomas Hume, of 472 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon, will begin at eleven o’clock Wednesday morning at St. Paul’s Episcopal church, the Rev. Mr. Reeves officiating, and the interment will be in Evergreen cemetery.  Friends are requested to omit flowers.  Balbirnie’s.

1 September 1943, Page 2

Final Tribute Is Paid to Widow Of Lumberman.  Many Older Residents Join Family at  Rites for Mrs. Hume.  In the church she loved, St. Paul’s Episcopal, final tribute was paid today to Mrs. Margaret Annie Hume, widow of Thomas Hume, one of Muskegon’s prominent early lumberman.  The Rev. William T. Reeves, rector, officiated at funeral rites attended by many long time residents of Muskegon, as well as descendants, other relatives and friends of the 95-year-old civic leader.  Burial was in Evergreen.  It was in St. Paul’s church, which she had attended for nearly 70 years, that Mrs. Hume evidenced much of her leadership.  She had been active in woman’s groups of the church and had served as state president of the Woman’s Auxiliary of Michigan.  Mrs. Hume also served in a number of other civic and charitable capacities during her long residence here.  Mrs. Hume is survived by five children, Mrs. P. W. Mosher, Niagara Falls, N. Y.; Miss Helen M. Hume, Mrs. Constance H. Koehler and Thomas H. Hume, Muskegon, and George A. Hume, Fruitport; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

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HUME, Thomas

Obituary, Biography & more

 

HUMMER, George P.

Biography

 

HUMPHREY, E. J.

Biography

 

HUNSBERGER, Edwin G.

Article

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI, Tuesday, July 1, 1947

E. G. Hunsberger Makes Last Run    Edwin G. Hunsberger, 66, a railroad man for 47 years, opened the throttle and eased Grand Trunk train No. 56 out of the Peck street  yards for the last time at 12:05 Monday afternoon.  Top man on the seniority list of the Detroit Division of the railroad, the veteran engineer announced he would retire at  the completion of the run to Detroit.  His decision to retire was reluctant.  He had been granted two extensions delaying his departure since passing the retirement age of 65  on April 23, 1946.  During his 47 years of service, Hunsberger fashioned an enviable record with the railroad.  He never was involved in a major accident, and his  performance behind the throttle was characterized as “near perfect”.  As a youth of 19, Hunsberger started in as a fireman on freight engines on Nov. 22, 1900, and was  promoted to engineer Dec. 4, 1905.  Continuing his way up the ladder to success, he completed training as an engineer on freights, and was advanced to handling passenger  trains, working on the run between Port Huron and Battle Creek for many years.  He was assigned to the Detroit-Muskegon division in 1929.  A familiar figure at the Peck  street station, Engineer Hunsberger has been guiding the Detroit and Muskegon express for 12 years.  He is known to hundreds of kids along the route who waived a daily  greeting as the giant engine pounded down the tracks, Hunsberger always returned their salutes.  With his career as a railroad man behind him, the veteran engineer plans  taking a well earned rest at his home, 61 Wellesley street, Pleasant Ridge, near Detroit.  After that, he hopes to satisfy his desire to travel, an urge which 47 years of railroading wouldn’t satisfy.

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HUNT, LEONARD F. MR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 5 August 2007,  Page 6-B

Mr. Leonard F. Hunt, Montague.  Mr. Hunt, age 84, died July 31, 2007.  Born August 13, 1922, in Montague, to Morris and Edith (Rager) Hunt, he had lived in the White Lake area all his life.  On October 18, 1947, in Montague, he married the former Evelyn Ernst, had been a logger and was founder & partner of Hunt’s Hardware Store for 32 years until retiring in 1974.  He was a member of White Lake VFW Post #3256 and he served on the Montague Fire Department for 30 years, acting as Assistant Fire Chief for 20 years.  He was also a member of the Trailblazers Saddle Club and a member of the Palomino Parade Riders.  Mr. Hunt served in the US Army in Europe during World War II where he served being a POW.  He was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Bart, Henry, Marion, Walt & George.  FAMILY: His wife, Evie; 2 daughters; Debbie Hunt and Lori “Petie” (Bill) Jenkins; 1 sister, Mary Gleason; extended family, Frank (Mary Ann) Hunt; Jack (Dee) Hunt, Dorothy (Russ) Gunderson, Marlene (Jim) Latham and Evie (George) Doubles; nieces & nephews.  MEMORIAL SERVICE: Sunday, August 5, 2007, at 4 p.m., from Clock-Chapel-Whitehall with Mr. James K. Tanis officiating.  A salute by both Montague Fire Department and White Lake VFW Post #3256 will be presented at the funeral home.  VISITING HOURS: Sunday, 2-4 p.m., at Clock Funeral Home in Whitehall.  DONATIONS: Leonard Hunt Memorial Fund (for Montague community improvement), c/o Clock Funeral Home, Box 176, Whitehall 49461.  Clock - White Lake

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HUNT, RONALD G. MR.

OBITUARY

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 15 July 2007, Page 4-B

Ronald G. Hunt, Montague.  Mr. Hunt, age 67, died July 8, 2007.  Born November 5, 1939, in Muskegon, to Henry and Lucretia (Hasseldahl) Hunt, he had attended the University of Michigan, and later graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in Business Administration.  On January 6, 1962, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, he married the former Beverly Benson and had owned & operated the EnvironAire Co. for many years, and later worked at Hunt Hardware store.  Mr. Hunt was a member of Montague United Methodist Church, White Lake BPOE #2607 and White Lake Area Sportfishing Association.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shelley Gahan, in 2000.  FAMILY: His wife, Beverly; 1 son, Steve Hunt (Jackie Rettig); 1 daughter, Sue (Danny) Hammond; 6 grandchildren, Elizabeth Gahan & Cormac Gahan, Travis Hunt & Logan Hunt and MacKenzie Hammond & Spencer Hammond; a son-in-law, Ward (Mary) Gahan; 2 sisters, Pat Backman and Lee Hunt (partner, Joan Meisel); nieces & nephews.  MEMORIAL SERVICE: Was Thursday, July 12, 2007, at 11:00 AM, Montague United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary L. Bekofske officiating.  DONATIONS: Habitat for Humanity - White Lake, 8363 Grant St., Montague 49437.  CLOCK - White Lake

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HUNT, SUZANNE M. MRS. (MCPHERON)

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 16 April 2006, Page 5-B

Mrs. Suzanne M. Hunt, Montague.  Suzanne Marie Hunt, 59, of Montague passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, April 1.  She was born in Muskegon, November 9, 1946.  Suzanne was a lifetime resident of Montague and was involved for many years with the local emergency services, and the Girl Scouts.  She was a loving and caring mother and grandmother who dedicated her life to her family and community.  FAMILY:  Suzanne is survived by her parents, William McPheron of Greenville, SC and Lucille McPheron of Montague; two sons, Bruce (Wendy) Cherry and Jeff (Reneé) Cherry, one daughter Amanda Hunt, all of Montague; three brothers, Mike (Mary Ann) McPheron, Jeff (Penny) McPheron of Montague and Randy (Renee) McPheron of Mooreseberg, TN; two sisters, Diane McPheron of Montague and Jeanne (Mark) Malter of Arlington Heights, IL; and 4 grandchildren, Seth, Elizabeth, Stephanie and Britany.  SERVICES:  Were held April 6, 2006, 7:00 PM, at Ferry Memorial Reformed Church in Montague.  DONATIONS:  White Lake Ambulance Service, 119 S. Baldwin St., Whitehall 49461.

CLOCK - White Lake

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HUNTER, Alfred James

Biography

 

HUNTER, HIram

Biography

 

HUNTER, James & Jeralyn,Coopersville

Birth notice - a girl,Ottawa Community, Muskegon Chronicle,Sept.18,2001,Page 3B.

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HUNTLEY, Alfred

Biography

 

HUNTLEY, Herbert Henry

Biography

 

HUNTOON, Isaac F.

Biography

 

Hussey, G. Mae (Mrs.) Bennetts

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan Tuesday September 18, 2001 page 3B

Muskegon - Mrs. G. Mae Hussey, age 97, died Sunday evening, September 16, 2001, at a local hospital following a long illness.  She was born February 5, 1904 in Houghton, Michigan and came to Muskegon in 1918.  The former Goldie Mae Bennetts married Winnett Hussey in Grand Rapids on August 10, 1929.  He preceded her in death in 1975.  Mrs. Hussey was a member of Temple United Methodist Church and a life member of VFW Post #3195 Auxiliary.  She is survived by her sister, Mildred Rupright of Muskegon; 2 brothers, Henry Bennetts of Florida and Garfield (Ruth) Bennetts of Norton Shores; and several nieces and nephews.  The Funeral Service will be held Wednesday 11 am at the Lee Funeral Home with Rev. Gerald Hagans officiating.  Interment:  Fruitport Cemetery. Visitation:  Today 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Lee Funeral Home where services will be conducted by VFW Post #3195 Auxiliary at 7 pm.  Memorials: VFW Post #3195 Auxiliary

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HUSTON, Earl L.

Marriage license

Muskegon News Chronicle,  7 March 1912

#8230 - Elizabeth Butzer, 24, White River township; Elizabeth Butzer, 23 Grant, Mich.

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HUSTON, HOWARD K

Death Notice

Muskegon Chronicle, May 15, 2002 page 3B

Huston, Howard Kenneth  Born: 11 Nov 1924   Died: 08 May 2002   77 of Carson City, Nevada., formerly of Muskegon, died Wednesday.  He was the husband of Shirley Huston and was retired from Kent Electric & Shaw Walker as an electrician.  He was a member of Ravenna United Methodist Church.  Arrangements by Clock, Muskegon

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Obituary

Huston, Howard "Howie" Kenneth

Carson City, NV (formerly of Muskegon)  Mr. Howard "Howie" Kenneth Huston, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2002 in Carson City, NV after a long illness.  He was born in Ravenna, MI on November 11, 1924 to Arthur & Elizabeth (Lecus) Huston & married the former Theresa Goosen of Coopersville, MI on July 9, 1947 & she preceded him in death in 1985.  He then married the former Shirley Workman on December 27, 1986.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Corps. during WWII.  Mr. Huston had been employed as an Electrician at Kent Electri & Shaw Walker until retiring in 1991.  He was also Township Supervisor for Mooreland Township, a Building Inspector for Montague Township & the Grand River Watershed in Lansing.  Mr. Huston was a member of Ravenna United Methodist Church & served as a member & officer for the VFW, American Legion & Masonic Lodge F&AM.  SURVIVORS:  Wife, Shirley (Workman) Huston; 3 sons, Gordon (Bobbie) Huston of Reno, NV, Kenneth (Christina) uston of Celina, TX & Michael Huston of Onekema, MI; 4 daughters, Stella (Douglas) Rollenhagen & Susan (Dennis) Young, both of Ravenna, MI, Bonnie (Craig) Pollack of Twin Lake, MI & Peggy (Joe) Stanton of Muskegon, MI; 5 stepsons, Edwin (Barb) Workman, Patrick (Ginnel) Workman, Michael Workman, David Workman of Muskegon, MI & Pete Workman of Whitehall, MI; 15 grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren; many great grand children.  He is also survived by 3 sisters, Evelyn (William) Lawrence & Betty (Lawrence) Englert, both of Muskegon, MI & Beverly (Wilmont) Lewis of Ravenna, MI; 1 brother-in-law, Carl (Marcia) Goosen; 6 sisters-in-law, Cora (Merle) Huston, Rose (Luis) Goosen, Francis (Martin) Egan, Nancy (Robert) Pelky, Gloria (Clayton) Goosen of Coopersville, MI & Anna (Steven) Marshall of Grand Rapids, MI; several nieces & nephews.  Besides his wife Theresa, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Merle & Lyle (Sam) Huston; 1 sister, Florence Kass; his fater & mother-in-law, Stanley & Stella Goosen, 7 brothers-in-law, Lawrence, Englert, William Lawrence, Joseph Behier, Robert Goosen, Luis Goosen, Charles Goosen & Clayton Goosen & by 1 sister-in-law, Marie (Goosen) Behier.  SERVICE:  Saturday, May 18, 2002 1:00 p.m. at the Clock Chapel with Rev. Donald LeMaire officiating.  Interment at St. Catherine's Cemetery.  VISITATION:  Saturday, one hour prior to the service at Clock Funeral Home.  MEMORIAL:  Hospice of Muskegon    Clock - Muskegon  www.clockfuneralhome.com

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HUTCHINS

 

HUTCHINSON, Malcolm

Obituary

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI Monday, May 15, 1911, page 5:5

DEATH SUDDENLY TAKES MALCOLM HUTCHINSON   Well Known Inventor and  Manufacturer Victim of Peritonitis   After an illness of about two or three months with  peritonitis, which was not deemed fatal until shortly before death occurred, Malcolm  Hutchinson, 35 Ransom street, Muskegon manufacturer and inventor and thirty- second degree Mason, died suddenly Sunday morning at about 3 o’clock.  He was 57  years old, having been born at Ayr, province of Ontario, Canada, July 20, 1853.  Mr.  Hutchinson went to Detroit when about 24 or 26 years old and entered the lumber  manufacturing business there.  He was married February 7, 1884 to Catherine  McFarlan at Gloversville, N.Y., the home of the bride, returning with her to Detroit  where they lived for ten years.  In 1895 Mr. and Mrs. Hutchinson came to Muskegon for  residence, Mr. Hutchinson being president of the Crescent Manufacturing company,  whose factory was on the lake front in Lakeview.  The company manufactured nail kegs  principally.  Following the destruction by fire of the plant, Mr. Hutchinson confined  himself to inventing, obtaining seven patents in all on various folding package, box and  pall devices made of fiber board, he would then organize companies and sell the  patents.   Fraternally, Mr. Hutchinson was very active, belonging to a number of orders  and societies.  He was past eminent commander of the local lodge of Knights Templar  and headed the local Templars last year at the triennial conclave of the order held at  Chicago.  He was a thirty-second de (sp) Free Mason.  He was at one time president of  the Young Men’s Christian association, which flourished and died out in Muskegon  during ‘90’s, and did a great deal for the organization.  Mr. Hutchinson is survived by  his wife and by his daughter, Miss Elizabeth Hutchinson.  He also leaves two brothers,  Henry Hutchinson of Durand, Mich., and Charles Hutchinson of Toronto, Can. and a  sister, Mrs. J. C. Cowan of Ypsilanti, Mich.   The funeral services will be held at 2:30  o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the residence, and will be in charge of the Knights  Templar of the city, The Rev. Archibald Hadden, pastor of the First Congregational  church of which Mr. Hutchinson was an active member, will speak.

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HUTCHINSON, R. M.

Obituary

Muskegon Times, Muskegon, MI Sunday, June 25, 1911, page 1

DIES WHILE ON VISIT  R. M. Hutchinson of Indianapolis Passes Away at Mercy  Hospital  R. M. Hutchinson of Indianapolis, Ind. died at Mercy hospital at 2:30 Saturday  afternoon of Bright disease.  He came to Muskegon three weeks a go to visit his sister,  Mrs. A. P. Griffith and family and while ailing for the past year was only confined to his  bed for two weeks.  His two children from Indianapolis and Mrs. W. H. Highgate, a sister  of Elyria, Ohio, who were called here by his illness, and Mrs. A. P. Griffith will  accompany his remains to Indianapolis.  Mr. Hutchinson was the owner of the Marton  Place garagt (sic) at that place.  The burial will be in charge of the Knight templars of  which lodge Mr. Hutchinson was post eminent commander.

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HUX, ORLO J. MR.

Obituary

White Lake Beacon, Whitehall, Michigan, 3 August 2003, Page 3-B

HUX, MR. ORLO J., North Muskegon.  Mr. Hux, age 87, of North Muskegon, died July 28, 2003.  Born August 17, 1915, in Shiawassee County, to Enoch and Mary (Mohr) Hux, he had lived in the area for a number of years, moving from Ohio.  He was married to the former Margie Hair, who preceded him in death, and then married the former Lydia Rhinebolt, who preceded him in death in 1983.  He had been a tool and die maker and had worked at Buehrle Engineering.  Mr. Hux was preceded in death by a son, Orlo Dean Hux, a daughter, Mary Ballester, a brother, Merwin Hux, and 3 sisters, Mabel Knickerbocker, Edna Hux and Velma Howell.  FAMILY:  1 daughter, Nancy Hux of Montague; 2 granddaughters, Sandra Ballester of England and Annette Grey of Grandville; 1 brother, Harold Hux of NC; 2 sisters, Hilda Coleson of Mears and Leona Lydens of Whitehall.  MEMORIAL SERVICE:  Sunday, August 24, 2003, at 2 p.m., at White Lake Wesleyan Church Parish Hall with the Rev. Thomas E. Coffey officiating.  CLOCK – White Lake.

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HYATT, Mrs. F. A.

Article

Michigan Pioneer and Historical Collections, Volume 35, 1907, page 650

Mrs. F. A. Hyatt of St. Johns, Mich., writes of the early times in the following manner:  My mother came to  Michigan with her parents about 1846, and for several years taught some of the young ideas of Kent county how to  grow. Grand Rapids was where she spent the few dollars of her scanty income, and often in speaking of it called it a  "shanty village".  The stores were few and mostly built with wide boards with the ends reaching from water table to  cornice.  The widow Tawnley who furnished the millinery, lived in a little cottage which did duty as a salesroom  and residence, it being built on piles over the river on Canal street.  It had a bridge from the door to the street.  The  stock consisted of three bolts of ribbon from which to make a selection.  One spring she brought from the east a  parasol and placed it on exhibition with fear and trembling it being the only one in the city.  Mother being young  and endowed with a goodly amount of pride, became the proud possessor of this rare piece of merchandise.  I  believe the river was afterwards straightened, and the old bed filled in, giving a firmer foundation for the wodow's  little cottage.  From this small beginning a business grew which resulted in two or three brick blocks.  Somewhere  about 1853, my parents lived at Muskegon, father being head sawyer in Martin Ryerson's mill, which, together with  the boarding-house, the company's store and a few rough cottages made up the city.  Often mother entertained me  by telling of watching the masts of the sailboats as they came in quest of their cargo or lumber, and also of how she  was lulled to sleep by the howls of the wolves as they stood at the edge of the clearing, with their ugly forms  outlined against the moonlit landscape.  Indians were numerous in those days, and many of them often took on too  heavy a load of fire-water.  The squaws had an original method of promoting sobriety, which was accomplished by  two squaws taking hold of a tipsy Indian and dragging him to the lake and sousing him in, and after two or three  dips he was laid on the shore to dry, and in a short time he was able to get about with a clear brain and steady legs.   The usual mode of travel between Muskegon and Grand Haven was by rowboat, or on horseback, following the edge  of the lake and winding in and out around the sand dunes, at times the horse being obliged to wade some distance  in the water.  Land that father would not pay one dollar an acre for, saying "that white sand would never amount to  anything," is now the heart of the city of Muskegon.

 

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