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NETTI HUGHEY ~ 08/09/1871 ~ 07/07/1879

Netti Hughey, At the residence of her parents in Scott Township, Aug. 7, 1879, of Diptheria.
Netti, Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hughey, aged 7 years.

PHOEBE (JONES) HUTCHINS ~ 01/02/1827 ~ 02/04/1904

Phoebe Jones was born January 2, 1827, in Licking county, Ohio. She came with her parents to Steuben county, Indiana, in the year of 1848. She was united in marriage to Nelson Hutchins, December 01, 1850. To this union were born four children, one son and three daughters, one daughter preceded her to the other world. In 1840 at the age of thirteen she was converted and joined the Methodist Episcopal church of which she has been a faithful member. For the last six years she has been an invalid which deprived her of many of the public services of the church, but she never lost her interest in the same and showed that interest by generously contributing to the support of the church and all its benevolences. During the eight years of her widowhood she has been tenderly cared for by her children. Her home has always been a home to the homeless and in the world to come many will rise up and call her blessed. And the blessed Christ shall say, "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these ye have done it unto me." The whole community mourns the death of Aunt Phoebe as she was familiarly called. On the morning of Feb. 4, 1904, at the age of 77 years. 1 month and 2 days and after 60 years of faithful service to the Master, He gently whispered, "It is enough, come up higher." The funeral services were conducted by her pastor, Rev. F. A. Reichelderfer from Jones Chapel church on Sunday afternoon, February 7, 1904. Interment at Jones Chapel Cemetery.

NANCY (NOGGLE) HUGHEY ~ 03/21/1849 ~ 01/21/1910

Nancy Hughey, daughter of Henry and Sarah (Nancy) Noggle was born March 21, 1849 in Pennsylvania. Died at her home in Fremont, January 21, 1910, aged 61 years, 10 months. She was married to Stephen Fowler Hughey September 28, 1868. To this union were born seven children, three dying in infancy. Nettie died at the age of eight and Fred at the age of twenty-four. Her husband preceded her in death ten years ago last August. Surviving her are one son, Gus and one daughter, Margaret, wife of Jesse Lint. She is also suvived by three brothers and one sister. Two brothers live in Wisconsin, the other brother and the sister in Michigan. Mrs Hughey will be deeply mourned not only by her family, but by a large circle of friends. Her suffering was borne patiently, her useful life on this earth is ended and she rests in peace. The funeral was held at the home Monday, Jan. 24 at 1 o’clock p.m. Rev. Richards officiating.

JACOB SMITH GOSHORN ~ 07/15/1853 ~ 01/06/1911

J.S. Goshorn, since 1843 a resident of this city, died last night at 10 o'clock at his home, 1210 East Washington St., at the age of 87 years. A fall sustained on New Years day hastened the end. Mr. Goshorn was born in Pennsylvania July 15, 1823. He married Nancy L. Hughey on 10-29-1850 in Grand Prairie Twp, Marion County, Ohio. He moved to Fort Wayne in 1843 and resided here since then. The deceased was one of Fort Waynes' prominent and respected citizens. At different times he served as superintendent of the Fort Wayne Water Power company, city Civil Engineer and county Surveyor. He is survived by one daughter, Margaret L. Goshorn and a grandson. From the FT.WAYNE JOURNAL GAZETTE, Staturday, January 07, 1911.

JESSE LEE LINT ~ 04/17/1877 ~ 03/09/1911

Jesse Lee Lint was born in Fremont, Indiana April 17, 1877, living there nearly all of his life until his death March 09, 1911 at the age of 33 years 10 months and 22 days. He was married to Margaret Haughey (Hughey) September 11, 1904, who survives him, together with his father, mother, three brothers, two sisters, numerous other relatives and a host of friends whom he had achieved by his kindly, genial disposition. In the spring of 1910 his health was such that it became necessary for him to be relieved from the confinement of his business and he moved to Mt. Clemens, Michigan. About four weeks ago they returned to Fremont for a visit when he was suddenly taken ill and the ministrations of loving hands and medical skill proved of no avail. Funeral services were held in the M. E. church at Fremont Sunday afternoon. Rev. C. B. Dougherty officiating assisted by Rev. Charles Richards. A large number of friends and relatives were present from a distance at the funeral.
Note: Burial is in Fremont Cemetery, Steuben County, Indiana.

ALBERT LAUTZENHEISER ~ 1851 ~ 03/11/1918

Albert Lautzenheiser dies at Claire, Michigan. Louisville Herald
Levi and Uriah Lautzenheiser and Mrs. Hezekiah Shearer were in Claire, Michigan, last week to attend the funeral of their brother, Albert, who died suddenly Monday, March 11, at the age of 67 years. He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Sarah Fishel and whom he married in 1880. Three sons and one daughter also survive. Mr. Lautzenheiser left Louisville about forty years ago and located in Claire-co, Michigan, it then being a wilderness and he cleared the land upon which he built his home. He was the last pioneer of that section and was one of its most prominent citizens. For many years he was a township trustee and a member of the township school board, always manifesting much interest in the cause of education. Close by his home was a United Brethren church of which he was a charter member and where funeral services were held Thursday, March 14. Interment was made in the church cemetery. They lived in Indiana about a year, and then moved to Clare Co., Michigan, where they resided all their lives.

VIOLA "MARIE" HUGHEY ~ 02/28/1906 ~ 07/24/1921

VIOLA MARIE HUGHEY, born February 28, 1906 in Mendon Twp, was accidentally killed near her home Sunday, July 24, 1921, about 3:30 p.m. In the midst of life, we are in death. Only fifteen years for this young life, which were spent in the district where she was born, graduating from Shaffer school in 1921. She was to enter the Mendon High School at the fall term in the Freshman class. She was loved by all through her sweet and loving disposition. She leaves to mourn their loss, her father, Amos Hughey; her mother, Mary Hughey; one own sister, Marquerite, and three brothers; Charlie, Howard and Max; two half sisters, Mrs. Archa E. Cole of Mendon and Mrs. Rex Grabber of Gilman, Montana; one half brother, Berne Hughey of Kalamazoo, and a host of relatives and friends. "He gathers His flowers early." The funeral was held at the Wakeshma Baptist church, Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Alice Tench of Leonidas officiating. Burial in Beard cemetary.

MARGARET L. GOSHORN ~ 1866 ~ 08/03/1935

Miss Margaret Goshorn, 69 of 1210 East Washington boulevard died at 8:45 o'clock last night at St. Josephs' hospital after a prolonged illness. She was admitted to the hospital at 5 o'clock yesterday evening. A native of this city, Miss Goshorn was born in her late residence on Washington boulevard and lived there all her life. She was a member of the Trinity English Lutheran church and the Fort Wayne Association of Worker for the Blind. Surviving are three cousins, Elmer Goshorn of this city; Christ(opher) Goshorn and Mrs. Carrie Johnson of Antwerp O. The body was removed to Klaehn & Sons funeral home. The funeral announcement will be made later. From the Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette Sunday, August 4, 1935.

SHIRLEY JOAN HUGHEY ~ 11/02/1931 ~ 11/13/1935

Two days' illness of Diptheria brought death at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening to Shirley Joan Hughey, four year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs Gerald Hughey, 506 Carlton street, Mishawaka. Her sister Patricia Ann Hughey, aged six is critically ill with the same disease. The child was born in Mishawaka Nov. 2, 1931, and lived all her life here. Besides her Parents and Patricia she leaves another sister, Joyce Marie. Private funeral services will take place at 4 o'clock this afternoon in the L.H. Orvis chapel, South Bend and burial will be in Mishawaka. Rev. Charles Taylor will officiate.

PATRICIA ANN HUGHEY ~ 03/22/1929 ~ 11/14/1935

Diptheria brought death Thursday to Patricia Ann Hughey, six year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs Gerald Hughey, 506 Carlton street, Mishawaka. Her sister Shirley Joan Hughey, aged four preceded her in death Wednesday. The child was born in Mishawaka March 22, 1929, and lived all her life here. Besides her Parents and Patricia she leaves another sister, Joyce Marie. Private funeral services will take place at 4 o'clock this afternoon in the L.H. Orvis chapel, South Bend and burial will be in Mishawaka. Rev. Charles Taylor will officiate.

LUCY POWELL HUTCHINS ~ 11/15/1880 ~ 07/20/1936

Isabella County Times News Thursday, July 30, 1936
Funeral services were held Thursday for Lucy C Powell Hutchins of Winn, from the Methodist church in Winn with Rev. Charles MacKenzie officiating. Interment took place in the Union cemetery, west of the village. Mrs. Hutchins passed away at her Winn home Monday, July 20, following a short illness. She was 55 years of age. She was born in Paulding County, Ohio on November 15, 1880, and came to Winn when 7 years old. On May 16, 1898, she was married to Bert Hutchins and six children were born to them, two dying in infancy and a son Melvin, passed away thirteen years ago.
She is survived by her husband, one son Dalton, at home;two daughters, Mrs. Minnie Curtiss of Winn, and Mrs. Helen Wrisley of Vestaburg: seven grand sons; one sister, Mrs Luella Enyeart of Wabash, Indiana; two brothers Clarence Powell of Fremont, Indiana and George Powell of Brunswick, Ohio; two half-brothers, Otto and Lyal Robinson of Lansing.

ROBERT PEXTON SELLERS ~ 06 April 1867 ~ 31 January 1941

Funeral services were held Monday, February 3, for Robert Pexton Sellers who passed away Friday, January 31, at his home following a heart attack. The Rev E.D. Jeffries of Blanchard officiated at the services which were held from the Broomfield hall with interment in the Broomfield cemetery. A.A. Jones of Blanchard was in charge of arrangement. Mr. Sellers, a pioneer resident of Broomfield township was born April 6 1867. His father passed away when he was but a small boy leaving him with the responsibility of helping his mother raise a family of eight children. With the exception of one year spent in Lansing, Mr. Sellers spent his entire life in Broomfield township. His first wife Cora Ellen Sellers, passed away February 10 1922. He was married to Margaret Gates of Detroit, October 24 1929. Mr Sellers had retired from the occupation of farming several years ago. Left to mourn their loss is his wife; one son Claude of Lansing; four daughters, Mrs. Mable McArthur of Muskegon Heights, Mrs. Marie Carrol, Mrs. Beulah Williams and Mrs. Hannah Beard of Lansing; fourteen grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. Another son preceded him in death.

JAMES ULYSSES HUGHEY ~ 03/08/1869 ~ 03/29/1945

Death takes Ex-Ball Star In City Today (dated mar 29,1945) James U. Hughey, whose major league baseball career, as one of the "greats" in pitching, included the Saint Louis Browns, beginning in 1908, the Cleveland Indians, the Chicago White Sox and the Philadelphia Athletics, died today at the Health Center in Coldwater, at 76 years of age. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon, from the Diedrich funeral home in Quincy, at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. Rudolph Burnson having charge. Burial will be made in the Lester Cemetary. Mr. Hughey is survived by the widow, Alice Bickford Hughey, to whom he was married in February of 1892, and a son, Earl, associated with his father in business. Born March 8, 1869, in Wakashma county (Wakeshma Tp-kg), Michigan, the son of James S. and Elizabeth Hughey, Mr Hughey passed through the public schools and while yet a "teenager" was interested in athletics, with baseball as his major outdoor sportS. He entered the minors before he was of age, and his career in the majors is one of the sagas of professional baseball. Mr. Hughey came to Branch county about 37 years ago and engaged in general merchandising at what is known as Hughey's Corners, in Algansee township. His son in more recent years, was associated with his father. Two brothers and a sister preceded Mr. Hughey in death.

AMOS SMITH HUGHEY ~ 12/22/1861 ~ 08/07/1947

Amos S. Hughey, 86, died last Thursday morning at his farm home north of Mendon on the townline road. He had been ill for a year. The son of John Wesley and Sophronia (McClish) Hughey, he was born December 22, 1861 in DeKalb County, Indiana.He came to this vicinity 84 years ago and has made his home here since. Hughey had been married three times, his first two wives preceeding him in death. In 1833 he was married to Anna Shatto and two children, Bernie Hughey and Mrs. Radia Myrtle Cole, both of Kalamazoo, were born to them. His second marriage was to Mae Denies and they were the parents of one daughter, Mrs Grace Graber of Kalamazoo. On June 3, 1900, Hughey was married to Mary Jane Neddo and five children were born to them, Charles and Max of Mendon, Howard and Marquerite of Kalamazoo, and Marie, who preceeded her father in death. Surviving are the widow and children, nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services were held Sunday, at 2 P.M. in the Eickhoff Funeral Home with Rev. Lloyd Outman Congregational pastor in leonidas officiating and internment in the Beard Cemetary, north of Leonidas.

MRS. AMOS (MARY JANE) HUGHEY - 11/15/1876 ~ 07/07/1958

Mrs. Amos (Mary Jane) Hughey, 81, of Leonidas, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert MILLER, of this village, Monday evening. She had been in ill health for some time, and last Tueday she fell, fracturing her hip. She was born in Mendon Township on Nov 15, 1876, the daughter of Gilbert and Ferona (AUTEN) NEDDO. As a child, the family of Mrs. HUGHEY moved to Kalkaska, remaining there only a few years. They returned to the Leonidas area, where she has resided since that time. She was married on June 3, 1900, in Mendon, to Mr. Amos Hughey. The couple spent their entire married life on the farm north of Mendon, now owned and operated by her son, Max. Mr. HUGHEY preceded her in death in August, 1947. One son, Charles, and one daughter, Viola Marie, also preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Howard, of Kalamazoo, and Max, of North Mendon, one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Marguerite) Miller, of Leonidas; one stepson, Byrne Hughey, of Scotts; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Radia Cole and Mrs. Grace Grabber, both of Kalamazoo; one sister, Mrs. Lillie Smalley, of Mendon; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Eickhoff Funeral Home in Mendon until Thursday noon. Services will be held at the Leonidas Community Church at 2 p.m., Thursday, with the Rev. Rudolph Burnson and Loyd Outman officiating.
Interment will take place in Baird Cemetery, northwest of Leonidas.

FRED EDWARD HUGHEY ~ 07/26/1885 ~ 04/10/1960

Fred Edward Hughey, 609 N. Prairie Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan passed away suddenly Sunday evening of a heart attack. Mr. Hughey was born July 26, 1885, in Mendon Michigan, the son of J, Wesley and Josephine Hughey and had been a resident here for the past 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Fehr Potter; one daughter Maxine Frances Vette; two sons, Cecil Claire and Dewaine Edward, all of Kalamazoo; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Donovan Funeral Home after seven o'clock this evening. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Fred was buried at Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery in Kalamazoo.

BERNE MELVIN HUGHEY ~ 09/10/1884 ~ 08/26/1972.

Mr. Berne Melvin Hughey - 3306 Market St., Kalamazoo, age 87, passed away at his home Thursday evening. He was born near Mendon, September 10, 1884, son of Amos and Anna Shadow Hughey. In 1916 he was married to Edith Heath in Mendon, who preceded him in death September 1969. He worked for Sutherland Paper Company and Checker Cab. He was a baseball pitcher with the Southern Michigan League. He is survived by: two daughters, Mrs. Maurice (Wanda) Shrauger of Kalamazoo, Mrs. Rolla (Sally) Bronson of Vicksburg; two brothers, Howard of Kalamazoo, Max of Mendon; two sisters, Mrs. Gracie Grabber of Kalamazoo and Mrs. Robert (Marguerite) Miller of Colon; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Eickhoff Funeral Home, Mendon, where funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m., Rev. Rudolph Burnson, officiating. Committal will be in Beard Cemetery. source: Kalamazoo Gazette Sat 26 Aug 1972 (submitted by a volunteer, no further information)

KENNETH H. HUGHEY SR. - 03/06/1927 ~ 04/10/1974

Mr. Kenneth H. Sr. HUGHEY, 6543 Blossom Lane, passed away Wednesday morning, April 10, 1974. Mr. HUGHEY was born March 6, 1927 in Mendon, son of Howard and Alma HUGHEY and had been a lifelong resident of this area. Mr. HUGHEY had served with the U.S. Army and was a member of Unity, Kalamazoo. He had been active in Kalamazoo in baseball, football and basketball as a player, coach, manager and official. He had been employed by Tri City Mobile Homes. Surviving are: three sons and one daughter, Kenneth, Jr., Denver Colo., Stephen, Tim and Miss Robyn HUGHEY, all of Kalamazoo; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard HUGHEY of Kalamazoo; two sisters, Mrs. Richard (Bonnie) CALLEN of Kalamazoo, Mrs. Leonard (Jean) PLONKA of Detroit; several nieces and nephews, also surviving are his fiance Ann Farrar and her son, D. G. Farrar. Memorial services will be held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at the LANGLAND PORTAGE CHAPEL, 411 E. Centre Ave., Rev. William Kozy officiating. Interment in Mendon Cemetery. Friends may call at the Portage Chapel.

MAX LEROY HUGHEY ~ 07/18/1913 ~ 04/28/1980

HUGHEY, Mr. Max L., Age 67, R1, Colon- Passed away at the Franklin Community Hospital in Vicksburg on Monday morning, April 28, 1980. He was born July 18, 1913 near Mendon, the son of Amos and Mary Jane Neddo Hughey. On April 1, 1934 he was married to Violet Huntington in Vicksburg. They made their home on a farm north of Mendon. Violet passed away on October 31, 1967. On December 2, 1972 he was married to June Sanderson in Colon. He was a retired Postal Carrier out of the Three Rivers Post Office. He is survived by his wife, June; children Ron and Nancy Blanchard, Roger and Barbara Hughey of Vicksburg; step children, Marvin and Gloria Sanderson of Mendon, Fred Sanderson of Quincy; 10 grandchildren; one brother, Howard Hughey of Kalamazoo; 2 sisters, Mrs Robert (Marguerite) Miller of Colon and Mrs. Grace Grabber of Kalamazoo. Visitation may be made at the Eickoff Funeral Home in Mendon where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m., Rev. David Farrell pastor of the Leonadis (Leonidas) Community church officiating. The family suggests memorials to the Franklin Community Hospital.

GENEVIEVE LEOTA HARRISON - 11/27/1909 ~ 07/22/1980

July 22, 1980 Mishawaka Obituaries. Leota Allison Wolter of 126 N. Russell, died today in St. Joseph Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born on Nov. 27, 1909 in South Bend. She married Garrett Allison who died on Feb. 13, 1948. She married Theodore I. Wolter on June 13, 1953 in Mishawaka. He survives with two daughters, Sue Ward Waterman of Mishawaka and Rebacca Hummel of South Bend, three sons, Hobart L. Allison, Robert L. Allison and Barrett L. Allison, all of Mishawaka; 14 grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Ancil Harrison of St. Petersburg, Fla. Friends may call at the Hahn-Peffley-Devoe Funeral Home.

HOWARD STANLEY HUGHEY - 07/09/1903 ~ 11/11/1981

Mr. Howard Stanley Hughey, 4791 E. Milham Rd., age 78, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1981. Mr. Hughey was born near Mendon, July 9, 1903, son of Amos and Mary Neddo Hughey, On April 16, 1924, he was married to Alma Randall. He retired from Sutherland Paper co., Kalamazoo. He was a former baseball player. Surviving are his wife, Alma; 2 daughters, Mrs. Richard (LaVona) Callen of Kalamazoo and Mrs. Leonard (Beverly) Plonka of Dearborn; 2 sisters, Mrs. Robert (Marguerite) Miller of Colon and Mrs. Gracie Grabber of Kalamazoo; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 2 sons, Kenneth and Merrald. Visitation may be made at the Eickhoff Funeral Home, Mendon, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. David Farrell, pastor of Leonidas Bible Church, officiating. Interment in Beard Cemetery.

GERALD MARION HUGHEY ~ 02/13/1904 ~ 12/31/1982

Gerald Marion Hughey 78, of 500 Lincolnway East, Mishawaka died at 5:45 a.m. today in Fort Myers Community Hospital, in Fort Myers, Fla., following a brief illness. He was formerly employed with Riverside Tool and Die, Mishawaka. He was born on Feb. 13, 1904 in Fremont Indiana and lived in the South Bend/Mishawaka area most of his life. In 1928 he married Alice Virginia Harrison who preceded him in death. In 1953 he married Marie Sater who also preceded him in death. In 1976 he married Mary Ruddick Valentine who survives. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Joyce Blair of Bonita Springs, Fla.; two sons, Charles J. Hughey of Mishawaka, Indiana and Gary L. Hughey of Victorville, Calif.; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs Margaret Shireman of Sherwood, Oregon; and a brother, Fred Hughey of Palm beach, Fla. Cremation is to take place in Florida. Memorial sevices will be conducted at a later date at the Bubb Funeral Home in Mishawaka. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetary in Mishawaka. Mr. Hughey was a member of the Greytops Music group playing the Banjo and Guitar. He also won the 1976 George Award given by the Mishawaka Enterprise for his contributions to senior citizens in the South Bend/Mishawaka area.

GRACE S. GRABBER ~ 12/13/1892 ~ 12/30/1986

Grace S. (Hughey) Grabber, age 94 of 812 Academy, Kalamazoo died Tuesday at the Alamo Nursing Home where she had been a patient for 9 months. She was born in Mendon on December 13, 1892 the daughter of the late Amos and Mary (Denies) Hughey. She was married to Rex Grabber in 1913. Mr. Grabber died in 1937. Prior to her marriage she was a school teacher and was a housekeeper for the late John Muffley. For many years she was employed by the late Dr. Lolita Goodhue in Kalamazoo. Surviving are 1 son, John L. Grabber of St. Louis, MO; 3 grandchildren;John E. Grabber of Kalamazoo, Jeffery of Warrensburg, MO, and Helen Eberle of St. Louis, MO; 2 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Mrs Robert (Marguerite) Miller of Colon; several nieces and nephews.Mrs.Grabber will be cremated. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held Friday, January 2, at 2 p.m. at the Eickhoff Funeral Home, Mendon with David J. Farrell officiating.
Memorials may be directed to the charity of one's choice.

ALMA ELIZABETH (RANDALL) HUGHEY - 09/24/1904 ~ 10/04/1987

Alma E. Hhughey of Riverview Manor, Kalamazoodied Sunday, Oct 4, 1987 after a long illness. She was born in Mendon on Sept. 29, 1904 The daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Day) Randall. She was married to Howard Hughey on April 26, 1924 in Kalamazoo and had resided here since her marriage. Mr.Hughey died Nov. 11, 1981. She was a homemaker and Member of Eagles Auxilary. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Beverly Jean)PLONKA of Dearborn Heights, MI; and Mrs. Richard (LaVona (Bonnie) Callen of Kalamazoo; 11 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren; 1 sister, Emma Quarry of Kalamazoo; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Robert (Marguerite) Miller of Colon. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by 2 sons, Kenneth and Merrald; 1 sister, Ethel Koster and a brother, Elmer Randall. Friends may call anytime today at the Eickhoff Funeral Home, Mendon. Where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with David Farrell of Colon officiating. Interment will be in Beard Cemetery, Leonidas Twp.

MARGUERITE J. (HUGHEY) MILLER ~ 09/30/1915 ~ 12/30/1988

"Marguerite J. "Titter" (Hughey) Miller, 73, of 132 Frank St., died Friday, Dec. 30 at home. She had been in poor health for 37 years. Born September 30, 1915 in Mendon, she had lived in Colon 25 years, coming from Leonidas. She was a graduate of Mendon High School and worked for Kresge Five and Dime, Kalamazoo, early in her life. Later, she managed Klean Wash Laundromat, in Coldwater. She was as an active member of Leonidas Bible Church and had taught Sunday school for many years. Surviving are her husband, Robert C. Miller, sons, Larry R. of Mendon and Richard A. of Douglas, Ariz; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at leonidas Bible Church. Memorial donations may go to the church. Arrangements are by Schipper Funeral Home.

THEODORE L. "TED" WOLTER - 12/08/1904 ~ 10/29/1994

MISHAWAKA, IN- Theodore L. "Ted" Wolter, 89, of Countryside Place, formerly of Eastgate Circle, died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday in Countryside Place. He was the son of Clara and Theodore Wolter. Mr. Wolter was a carpenter and mill worker for Indiana Lumber Company, South Bend, and had retired from Hass Wholesale Company, South Bend. On June 13, 1953 he married Genevive Leota (Harrison) Allison. She preceded him in death. Surviving are two daughters, Susie Wade of Mishawaka and Rebecca Hummel of South bend; two sons, Hobbie Allison and Jerry Allison, both of Mishawaka; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Naomy Houk of Texas and Dorothy Gastola of California; and a brother, Richard of Florida. He was a member of Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 29. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in Hahn Funeral home, where other arrangements are pending.

LESTER LINCOLN LIVINGS ~ 09/11/1945 ~ 04/12/2001

Lester L. Livings September 11, 1945 – April 12, 2001 from The Elkhart Truth
BRISTOL - Lester L. Livings, 55, of 51401 C.R. 19, died at 12:01 a.m. Thursday (April 12, 2001) in the emergency room at Elkhart General Hospital.The visitation and funeral service will be private. The Elkhart Chapel of Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Livings was born in Mishawaka on Sept. 11, 1945, to Lester L. and Margaret (Hughey) Livings. He married Linda L. Lehr in Adrian, Mich., on Aug. 22, 1972, and she survives. Also surviving are one grandson; his mother, Margaret Shireman of Oregon; and three brothers, Michael of Indiana, Joseph and Albert of Elkhart. His son is deceased. Mr. Livings graduated from Penn High School and attended Ball State University. He formerly worked as a salesman for Dunlap Tool Inc. and retired as a truck driver for various companies. He was a member of Kane Lodge 183 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend and Elkhart York Rite.
Memorials may be given to Harbour Light Hospice.
KENNETH E. NOGGLE ~ 03/11/1912 ~ 07/01/2004

Kenneth "Ski" Noggle, 92 of Prairie du Chien, passed away Thursday July 1, 2004, at the Prairie Health Care Center in Prairie du Chien. He was born on March 11 1912, in Prairie du Chien, son of Clyde C. and Katherine (Moury) Noggle. He married Donna Knapp on August 18 1933, in Winona Minnesota. She preceded him in death on December 26, 2000. He is survived by a Granddaughter: Karen (Tom) Steiner of Prairie du Chien; two great- grandchildren, Cody and Cierra Steiner both of Prairie du Chien; one brother: Clyde "Ski" (Marge) Noggle of Prairie du Chien; two sisters, Fern (Stan) Chambers of Prairie du Chien, Shirley (Dan) Pelichek of Big Bend; a son-in-law, Louis Degenhardt of Prairie du Chien. He was preceded in death by a daughter Katherine Degenhardt on December 27 1972, and a sister Elga Phillips in 1983. Funeral services were held on Tuesday July 6 at the Garrity Funeral Chapel in Prairie du Chien, Father Jack Wambach S.J. officiating with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery in Prairie du Chien. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the St. Feriole Island Baseball field fund. Ski was an avid sportsman, he managed and played for the local Prairie Baseball teams over the years (Wollins). He was instrumental in getting the lighting system for the Cecil Smith Field.

LEON F. CUMMINGS ~ 07/17/1922 ~ 02/15/2005

Funeral service for Mr. Leon F. Cummings, 82, of Willis, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19th at Memorial Oaks Mausoleum Chapel in Houston; interment to follow at Memorial Oaks Cemetery. Mr. Cummings was born in July 17, 1922 in Jackson, Mich. and passed away Feb. 15, 2005 in Willis. He is survived by his wife, Lorene Cummings; children, Jim Cummings, Cindy Cole and husband, Bob, Tom Cummings and wife Cindy, Valerie McRae and husband, Bill, seven grandchildren; step-children, Virginia Nickerson and husband, Delton, James A. Nickerson; four step-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

DAVID M. LIVINGS ~ 06/08/1954 ~ 10/31/2007

David M. Livings June 8, 1954 – October 31, 2007 fron The Spectrum
ST. GEORGE - David M. Livings, age 53, passed away, October 31, 2007, in St. George, UT. He was born June 8, 1954 in Mishawaka, Indiana to Lester L. and Margaret L. Livings. David was born in Indiana, but subsequently moved to Portland, Oregon where he lived until he went into the Army. After his Army service, he completed his education at Oregon State University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Dave was a great adventurer and loved the outdoors; his travels included climbing Mt. Rainier and a hiking trip through Alaska. He married Josie in Kennewick, Washington on January 14th, 1994. In their life's journey they lived in many different places including Washington, Oregon, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Idaho and finally St. George, Utah, where Dave worked as an engineer at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream plant (Well's Dairy). Dave was a devoted husband and father. He loved camping and spending time with family and friends. He also enjoyed music and writing, and was a wonderful storyteller with a great sense of humor. Dave is survived by his wife, Josie; son, Joshua and daughter, Lhea, all of St. George, and three daughters from a previous marriage, Heidi, Ruth Ann, and Carrie. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 3rd, 2007, at 10 a.m., at the Calvary Chapel, 3922 S. Pioneer Rd., St. George, UT. A visitation will be held Friday, November 2nd from 7-9 p.m., at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, UT., 435-673-4221. Condolences may be sent to the family through Metcalf's website at www.metcalfmortuary.com Donations for the family can be made to the fund for Josie Livings at any Wells Fargo Bank.
DONALD EUGENE CUMMINGS ~ 01/16/1926 ~ 07/07/2008

Commander Donald Eugene Cummings (USN, Ret), formerly of Granbury, passed away peacefully Monday, July 7, 2008 in The Woodlands. Don is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rheba; children, Don, Jr.; Leslie Norcross and husband John; and grandsons, Brent, Bradley and Jeffrey Norcross. Don was born in Jackson, Mich. on Jan. 16, 1926. He graduated from The University of Virginia where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and The Universitys championship boxing team, winning Individual titles. Don served in the United States Navy for over 25 years as a fighter pilot. While in the Navy, he attended The U.S. Naval Post Graduate School and the U.S. Naval War College. His last assignment was as Air Boss on the USS Shangri-la aircraft carrier stationed in the Mediterranean. Don was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He always took care of us and will be dearly missed. The family gives special thanks to Autumn Grove Cottage for their love and compassion while caring for Don. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 19, at 1 p.m. at Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church, 7575 Alden Bridge Drive, The Woodlands, Texas. 77382. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dons memory to Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church or the charity of your choice. Hood County News - (Jul/16/2008)

DARYL L. JACKSON ~ 08/02/1977 ~ 12/28/2008

SOUTH BEND, IN - Daryl L. Jackson passed away at 3:30 PM Sunday December 28, 2008 at home. He was employed by Assistive Technology in Elkhart. Daryl was born August 2, 1977 in Niles, MI. to Jimmie and Rosemary (Brooks) Jackson, and had lived in the Michiana area all his life. On April 22, 1998 he Married Samantha Murphy who survives. Along with his loving wife of 10 years, he is also survived by their four children, Mathew, Byron, Mishell and Austin Jackson, all at home, his Mother and Father; Rosemary and Jimmie Jackson; Grandpa and Granny Stokes; mother-in-law Deborah Osborn; grandpa and grandma-in-law Charles and Carmella (Orsini) Hughey; his sister Katrina Jackson; three nieces and a nephew, Angeleah, Shawnee, Cheyane and Dakota; a brother Jimmie Jackson Jr. all of Niles. Also surviving are uncles, Delbert (Debbie) Brooks of Indiana; Harry (Sandi) Brooks of Michigan; Fred Brooks of Indiana and Bob (Joyce) Jackson of Michigan; aunts, Sharon Lintz of Michigan; Pat (Mike) Funk of Florida; great-uncle Clarence Paddock; great-aunt Thelma Antus both of michigan; several cousins and two good friends Dewayne Pyburn and Bill Lewis. Daryl coached East Side Little League and he loved the outdoors, fishing, sports and hunting. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Friday, January 2, 2009 in Palmer Funeral Home, River Park where friends visited with the family. Rev. Mike Funk officiated. Contributions in memory of Daryl Jackson can be made at INOVA CREDIT UNION, Mishawaka, Indiana or most other Credit Unions to defray final expenses.

PHYLLIS MAE JEANETTE GARTEE ~ 11/07/1933 ~ 02/04/2013

MISHAWAKA, IN - Phyllis Mae Jeanette Gartee, 79, residing in Mishawaka, IN passed away at 8:00 PM Monday, February 4, 2013 at her home. She was born on November 7, 1933 in Mishawaka, IN to the late Gladys Mae (Hughey) Sult and to the late Harold Orville Thornburg, and has been a lifelong resident of this area. She was a wonderful seamstress and enjoyed being self-employed as a seamstress for over 20 years. On June 4, 1955 in South Bend, she was united in marriage to Loren Elgin Gartee, Sr., who preceded her in death on January 19, 1990. She is also preceded in death by her two brothers, James Sult and Winifred Thornburg. Phyllis Mae is survived by four children, Andrew (Marsha )Gartee of South Bend, Loren (Juliet) Gartee, Jr. of Mishawaka, Bambi-Lynn (Gregory) Nowak of Mishawaka, and David (Lisa) Gartee of Mishawaka; eight grandchildren, Andrea, Shea, Alexandra, Seth, Courtney, Naoina, David, and Anthony; three great-grandchildren, Lawson, Jackson, and Eleanor. Also surviving are three brothers, Robert Thornburg of Arizona, Harley “Babe” Sult of Bremen, Robert “Bobby” Sult of South Bend; and one sister, Norma Jean (Sult) Litteral of South Bend. Memorial services will be from 3:00-5:00 PM Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Oak Creek Community Church, 833 Lincolnway E, Mishawaka, IN 46544. Palmer Funeral Home-River Park, South Bend is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Center for Hospice Care, 111 Sunnybrook Ct., South Bend, IN 46637. Online condolences may be sent to the Gartee Family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.

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