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									Name: Mrs. John Taack
Maiden:
Birth: 1823
Death: Week of March 31, 1916 - 93 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: March 31, 1916
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She lived in Bay Port. (More information in the article)




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Name: William Tabash
Birth: In 1845
Death: Week of Oct. 12, 1900 - 55 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Oct. 12, 1900
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He lived in Pigeon for a while, but left Pigeon about 1 year
ago. (More information in the article)




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Name: Burn Tahash
Maiden:
Birth: 1870
Death: Friday, Aug. 27, 1937 at home in Whittemore, MI - 67 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Hale
Newspaper: Sept. 3, 1937
Survivors: Wife, 5 brothers, 1 sister
Children:
Siblings: 5 brothers – Frank (Pigeon), John, William, Ray, Alger; 1
sister - Mrs. Charles Damm (Pigeon)
Comments: He died last week of a heart attack. He lived with his
parents in Pigeon for 35 years.




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Name: Frank Tahash
Birth: March 21, 1877 in Caseville
Death: Wed., June 21, 1950 at M&M Charles Damm’s home - 73 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: June 23, 1950
Survivors: 4 brothers, 1 sister
Children:
Siblings: 4 brothers – John, William (Swartz Creek), James (Royal
Oak), Ray (Stockbridge); 1 sister - Mrs. Maude Damm
Comments: He came to Pigeon as a child with his parents, and since
lived in the vicinity.




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Name: Katherine Tahash
Birth: Dec. 12, 1893 on a farm in Bad Axe
Death: Wed., May 28, 1924 - 31 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: May 30, 1924
Survivors: Mother, 6 brothers, 2 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 6 brothers - Verne (Ogemaw Co.), Frank (Pigeon), John
(Swartz Creek), William (Grand Blanc), James (Royal Oak), Ray
(Flint); 2 sisters - Mrs. Etta Williams (Flint), Maud (at home)
Comments: While working at the Pigeon Elevator at 1:30 p.m., she
suddenly fell from her chair. She had acute indigestion. She came to
Pigeon with her parents in 1896. Her brother, Frank, had the lunch tent
in Pigeon.


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Name: Mrs. William Tahash
Maiden: Catherine Smith
Birth: 1853 in England
Death: Week of Jan. 16, 1931 - 78 years
Marriage: Jan. 1, (no year listed) to William Tahash, who died in 1901
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Jan. 16, 1931
Survivors: 6 sons, 2 daughters (They are all listed, but only 1 is local.)
Children: 1 son (local) - Frank Tahash (Pigeon)
Siblings:
Comments: She was ill for 7 years.




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Name: Miles H. Tanner
Birth: July 14, 1852 in Quebec, Canada
Death: Week of Sept. 7, 1917 in Flint
Marriage: 1878 to Ella Knisel
Cemetery: Cass City
Newspaper: Sept. 7, 1917
Survivors: Wife, 2 daughters, aged mother, 3 brothers, 1 sister
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He died after he was sick 2 weeks with typhoid fever. He
lived in Cass City for a while. He resided in Bay Port for 27 years,
until 1908, when he moved to Flint.




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Name: Mrs. John F. Tanton
Maiden: Hanna Koch
Birth: Jan. 10, 1908 in Sebewaing
Death: Thurs., Feb. 1, 2001 at Plainwell Pines Nursing Center - 93
years
Marriage: Jan. 16, 1932 to John F. Tanton in Detroit, who died May 4,
1987
Cemetery: Northlawn
Newspaper: Feb. 6, 2001
Survivors: 1 son, 1 daughter, 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren,
several nephews and nieces
Children: 1 son - Dr. John H. Tanton, M.D. (Petoskey)
          1 daughter – Mrs. Kenneth (Elizabeth) Faupel (Richland)
Siblings:
Comments: She died following a brief illness. Her parents were John
Martin and Anna Nitz Koch. She studied nursing at Harper Hospital in
Detroit, graduating as a registered nurse. She was employed at the
Pigeon Clinic in from 1950 to 1976. She was preceded in death by 1
son - Thomas in 1958; 1 infant sister - Alma Koch; and 2 brothers -
Frank and Elmer Koch. The funeral service was Monday, Feb. 5, 2001
at Dinkel-Juengel Funeral Home in Sebewaing.
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Name: Mrs. Mary Ann Taylor
Maiden:
Birth: June 4, 1856 in Canada
Death: Wed., Nov. 3, 1926 at her daughter’s home - 70 years
Marriage: (no date) to Mr. Taylor, who died in 1910
Cemetery: Elkton
Newspaper: Nov. 12, 1926
Survivors: 2 sons, 1 daughter
Children: 2 sons - Joseph and James (Elkton)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Tom Maxwell (Elkton)
Siblings:
Comments: She died after an illness of only a week. She resided in the
community for 35 years.



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Name: Robert Taylor
Birth:
Death: Fri., June 6, 1913
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: June 20, 1913
Survivors: Parents - Mr. & Mrs. Delmon Taylor
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He died after an illness of 3 weeks.




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Name: Mrs. Lawrence Teal
Maiden: Margaret C. Cramer
Birth: No date given
Death: Monday, Jan. 17, 1955
Marriage: No date given
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Jan. 27, 1955
Survivors: Husband, 1 son, 1 daughter, parents - M&M Julius Cramer,
1 sister
Children: 1 son - Lawrence L., Jr. (Detroit
          1 daughter - Mrs. Carolyn Anderson (Detroit)
Siblings: 1 sister - Mrs. Mildred Rothe (Detroit)
Comments: She was killed instantly when the car she was driving was
hit in the rear by another vehicle. The impact threw her out of the car
on to the pavement. She lived in Detroit.\


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Name: Mrs. Roger Temple
Maiden: Clarabelle Bedford
Birth: March 8, 1918 in McKinley Twp.
Death: (Date not given) - 34 years
Marriage: Nov. 20, 1940 to Roger Temple
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Nov. 28, 1952
Survivors: Husband, 2 sons, parents - M&M Walter Bedford, 2
brothers, 2 sisters
Children: 2 sons - Ralph Walter (age 7 years),
                  William Rogers (age 4 years)
Siblings: 2 brothers – Howard (Bay Port), Clark (SC); 2 sisters - Mrs.
Mary Jane Morse (Dearborn), Ruth (at home)
Comments: She was killed while a passenger in a car which she was
driving, skidded on a slippery road. It went into a ditch and struck a
concrete culvert. Also killed was the father-in-law, Sheriff Ralph W.
Temple, of Bay City. Roger suffered a fractured leg. Mrs. Temple was
in critical condition with fractured both legs and internal injuries.
Clarabell was a beauty operator in Bay City many years. She was a
graduate of the Pigeon class of 1936.
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Name: Patrick Arthur Terrill
Birth: Date not given
Death: Monday, April 6, 1964
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: April 16, 1964
Survivors: Parents - M&M Arthur Terrill, Jr. (Pigeon)
Children:
Siblings:
Comments:




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Name: William Terrill
Birth: May 4, 1871 in Ontario, Canada
Death: Feb. 27, 1961 at his daughter’s (Mrs. Elenbaum’s) home - 89
years
Marriage: 1st April 4, 1904 to Clara Dietzel, who died July 5, 1939
         2nd Aug. 18, 1942 to Madeline Rockwell, who died
                                                     May 24, 1955
Cemetery: Trinity E.U.B.
Newspaper: March 2, 1961
Survivors: 4 sons, 3 daughters
Children: 4 sons – John (Sebewaing),
                   Clarence, Kenneth, Arthur (all 3 Bay Port)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Orin Temple (Flint), Mrs. Marion Geiger
                        (Bay City), Mrs. Merrill Elenbaum (Sebewaing)
Siblings:
Comments: He died of a short illness.

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Name: Harry W. Teuscher
Birth: July 11, 1907 in Milford, Nebraska
Death: Wed., March 29, 1972 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 64 years
Marriage: March 18, 1934 to Lydia M. Shetler (Pigeon)
Cemetery: Pigeon Ave. Mennonite in Pigeon
Newspaper: April 6, 1972
Survivors: Wife 1 son, 4 daughters, 2 foster daughters, 2 sisters, 6
grandchildren
Children: 1 son – Wayne (IN)
          4 daughters - Mrs. Carol Beachy (TN), Miss Wilma Teuscher
                       (Midland), Mrs. Ruth Rice (PA), Miss Marjorie
                        Teuscher (IN)
          2 foster daughters – Patricia, Beverly
Siblings: 2 sisters - Mrs. C. C. Schrock (Saginaw), Mrs. Earl Sturm
(Bad Axe)
Comments: One daughter, Mary, died in infancy.

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Name: Mrs. Harry W. Teuscher
Maiden: Lydia M. Shetler
Birth: May 17, 1912 in Pigeon
Death: Thursday, Sept. 19, 1996 at Greencroft Healthcare - 84 years
Marriage: March 18, 1934 to Harry W. Teuscher, who died Mar. 29,
1972
Cemetery: Michigan Avenue Mennonite in Pigeon
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: 1 son, 5 daughters, 1 brother, 2 sisters, 11 grandchildren, 6
great-grandchildren
Children: 1 son – Wayne (Ft. Wayne, IN)
          5 daughters - Mrs. Carol Teuscher Beachy (Memphis, TN),
                        Mrs. Milfred (Wilma) Mast (Middlebury),
                        Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Rice (Auburn, PA),
                        Marjorie Teuscher (Goshen, IN),
                        Patricia Gascho (Morgantown, PA)
Siblings: 1 brother - Daniel Shetler (Ridgefield, WA); 2 sisters - Mrs.
Shetler Boller, Agnes Swartzendruber (both Kalona, IA)
Comments: She died after having suffered from declining health for the
past several years. Her parents were Joseph and Anna Hochstetler
Shetler. She sold World Book and Childcraft encyclopedias for 30
years. She was a homemaker throughout her lifetime. She was
preceded in death by 1 daughter - Mary Joan in 1948; and 6 brothers –
Henry, Frank, John, Eli, Emil, and Omar Shetler. The funeral services
were Sunday, Sept. 22, 1996 in Greencroft Meetinghouse in Goshen,
Indiana, and Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1996 in Pigeon.
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Name: Mary Joan Teuscher
Birth: Sept. 16, 1949 in Pigeon
Death: Wed., Nov. 10, 1949 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 2 months
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Nov. 11, 1949
Survivors: Parents - M&M Harry Teuscher, 1 brother, 4 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 1 brother – Wayne; 4 sisters – Carol, Wilma, Ruth, Marjorie
Comments:




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Name: William Teuscher
Birth: Jan. 8, 1862 in Baden, Germany
Death: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 1939 at home in Winsor Twp. - 77 years
Marriage: March 12, 1888 to Mary Greiser
Cemetery: Pigeon Mennonite
Newspaper: Jan. 20, 1939
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 4 daughters, 2 brothers
Children: 1 son - Harry
          4 daughters - Mrs. C. C. Schrock (Saginaw),
                        Mrs. Ervin Hamilton (Pigeon),
                        Mrs. Reuben Leidig (Pigeon),
                        Mrs. Earl Sturm (Bad Axe)
Siblings: 2 brothers – Henry (NB), Jacob (CA)
Comments: He died after a short illness. He immigrated to the US at
the age of 12 years, in 1919, coming to Winsor Township.


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Name: Mrs. William Teuscher
Maiden: Mary Greiser
Birth: 1868 in Germany
Death: Wednesday, March 6, 1946 at her son’s home - 78 years
Marriage: 1888 to William Teuscher, who died in 1939
Cemetery: Pigeon Mennonite
Newspaper: March 8, 1946
Survivors: 1 son, 3 daughters (article has a list of other relatives, not
local)
Children: 1 son - Harry (Pigeon)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Earl Sturm (Bad Axe), Mrs. C. C. Shrock
                       (Saginaw), Mrs. Ervin Hamilton (Pigeon)
Siblings:
Comments: She died after an illness of 6 months.



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Name: Francis (Frank) Enfield Thayer
Birth: Nov. 26, 1913 in El Paso, Texas
Death: Feb. 28, 2002 at Caro Comm. Hosp. - 88 years
Marriage: July 19, 1941 to Jean A. Cross in Detroit
Cemetery: St. Francis Catholic in Pigeon
Newspaper: Obituary card
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 2 daughters, 11 grandchildren, 9 great-
grandchildren
Children: 2 sons – Jim (West Olive), Tom (Lewisville, TX)
          2 daughters - Mrs. Lloyd (Jackie) Smith (Gordonville, TX),
                        Mrs. Jim (Kathy) Murdock (Caseville)
Siblings:
Comments: He lived in Caro. His parents were the late Frank &
Josephine Quinn Thayer. He moved to Detroit as a young boy with his
parents. He moved to Elkton in 1955, where he took a position at
Active Industries. In 1967, they left Elkton and went to Vassar. He
became the maintenance supervisor at Vassar Mfg., retiring in 1977.
He moved to Caro in 1980. He enjoyed hunting, reading, puzzles,
spending time with family, and singing in the men's choir. He was
preceded in death by a sister, Nona Thayer. The funeral was in Caro
on Saturday.
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Name: Mrs. Henry Thede
Maiden: Lydia Heiman
Birth: July 2, 1889 in Fairhaven Twp.
Death: Wed., March 21, 1956 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 66 years
Marriage: March 5, 1912 to Henry Thede in Pigeon
Cemetery: Silverlawn
Newspaper: March 29, 1956
Survivors: Husband, 1 daughter, 1 brother, 4 sisters
Children: 1 daughter - Mrs. Walter Fibranz (Sebewaing)
Siblings: 1 brother – John (Pigeon); 4 sisters - Mrs. Ella Woldt
(Sebewaing), Mrs. Emma Weiberg (Pontiac), Mrs. Bertha Holland
(Flint), Mrs. Ida Gettel (Twining)
Comments: She died after an illness of 6 years. She was a life-long
resident of Sebewaing.



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Name: Mrs. John C. Thede
Maiden: Verna E. Diebel
Birth: Feb. 11, 1930 in Pigeon
Death: Sun., Sept. 24, 1989 at Bay Medical Center (Bay City) - 59
years
Marriage: April 14, 1952 to John C. (Jack) Thede in Sebewaing
Cemetery: Immanuel Lutheran in Sebewaing
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Husband, 1 son, 3 daughters, 12 grandchildren
Children: 1 son – Michael (Bay Port)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Timothy (Sandra) Irion (Sebewaing),
                        Mrs. Rodney (Kathie) Kuhl (Chesaning),
                        Mrs. Steve (Patti) Gremel (Bay Port)
Siblings:
Comments: She died following a brief illness. Her parents were John
V. and Clara E. Brown Diebel. She was president of the VFW
Auxiliary 2236 of Pigeon, and a member of American Legion Aux. 293
in Sebewaing. She was president of Michigan District #10 and
Michigan VFW Cancer Pin chairman. The funeral service was
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1989.
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Name: Mrs. John Thelan
Maiden:
Birth:
Death: (no date) in Richmond
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Feb. 10, 1939
Survivors: Sister-in-law of M&M Ray Thelan
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She lived in Richmond.




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Name: Raphael Ray Thelen
Birth: July 29, 1899 in Lenox Twp., Macomb County
Death: Monday, Aug. 15, 1955 in Deaconess Hosp. (Detroit) - 56 years
Marriage: (no date) to Eleanor
Cemetery: St. Augustine Catholic, Richmond
Newspaper: Aug. 18, 1955
Survivors: Wife, 3 brothers
Children:
Siblings: 3 brothers – Leo (Richmond), Wilfred (Plymouth), Louis
(NY)
Comments: He formerly operated a variety store in Pigeon and Elkton.
He recently lived in Detroit, coming from Richmond. He was the son
of the late M&M John & Mary Thelen.




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Name: Daniel Thick
Birth: March 8, 1868 in London, Ontario
Death: Thursday, Jan. 18, 1940 at home in McKinley Twp. - 72 years
Marriage: 1894 to Nancy Thick, who died in Nov., 1938
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Jan. 26, 1940
Survivors: 5 sons, 2 daughters, 1 brother, 1 sister
Children: 5 sons – Thomas, David, Joseph, Samuel, Verne
          2 daughters - Mrs. Carrie Robison, Mrs. Mae Gwinn
Siblings: 1 brother – Emerson, 1 sister - Mrs. D. W. Ribble (Saginaw)
Comments: He died after an illness of 1 year. He came to the US as a
young man to Pinnebog. In 1890 he moved to McKinley Twp., some
50 years ago.




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Name: Mrs. Daniel Thick
Maiden: Nancy Wideman
Birth: Jan. 20, 1870 in Huron County, Ontario
Death: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1938 at home in McKinley Twp. - 68 years
Marriage: 1894 to Daniel Thick
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Nov. 11, 1938
Survivors: Husband, 5 sons, 2 daughters
Children: 5 sons – Thomas (Filion), Samuel (Detroit),
                   David, Joseph (Bay Port), Verne (Pigeon)
          2 daughters - Mrs. Carolyn Robison (Detroit),
                        Mrs. Mae Gwinn (Caseville)
Siblings:
Comments: She died after an illness of 3 weeks. She came to
Sebewaing Twp. in 1884 with his parents, M&M Peter Wideman.


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Name: David Thick, Sr.
Birth: June 26, 1897 in McKinley Twp.
Death: Sunday, Feb. 25, 1973 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 75 years
Marriage: March, 1917 to Aitha Conger at Flint
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: March 1, 1973
Survivors: Wife, 5 sons, 1 brother, 1 sister, 15 grandchildren, 17 great-
grandchildren
Children: 5 sons – David, Robert (both Bay Port), Daniel (Oxford),
                   Elvin (Chesapeake, VA), Donald (Saginaw)
Siblings: 1 brother – Samuel (Detroit), 1 sister - Mrs. Allan
(Mae) Gwinn (Caseville)
Comments: He died following a brief illness. He was a commercial
fisherman and lived in Bay Port.



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Name: Mrs. Emerson Thick
Maiden: Polly Luella Hyzer
Birth: June 9, 1880 in Gilford
Death: Wed., Aug. 3, 1955 at St. Mary’s Hosp. (Saginaw) - 75 years
Marriage: Nov. 15, 1897 to Emerson Thick (Pigeon), who died Apr. 21,
1942
Cemetery: Forest Lawn in Saginaw
Newspaper: Aug. 11, 1955
Survivors: 2 sons, 5 daughters, 1 brother, 5 sisters (All listed, but not
local)
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She died after a lingering illness. She came to Saginaw in
1905 from Pigeon.



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Name: Helen Marie Thick
Birth: March 2, 1930
Death: Wednesday, April 29, 1942 - 12 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: May 1, 1942
Survivors: Parents - M&M Joseph Thick (McKinley Twp.), 1 brother, 2
sisters, grandfather - Sam Weidman
Children:
Siblings: 1 brother – LeRoy; 2 sisters – Barbara, Delores (all at home)
Comments: She was ill for 4 weeks.




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Name: Joseph Thick
Birth: June 5, 1901 in McKinley Twp.
Death: Monday, Dec. 24, 1956 in downtown Pigeon - 55 years
Marriage: Oct. 22, 1926 to Lorena Wideman in Saginaw
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Dec. 27, 1956
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 2 daughters, 4 brothers, 2 sisters
Children: 1 son – Harold (at home)
          2 daughters – Delores (at home),
                        Mrs. Fred (Barbara) Maxwell (Pigeon)
Siblings: 4 brothers – Samuel (Highland Park), Thomas (Filion), David
(Bay Port), Vern (Pigeon); 2 sisters - Caroline Robinson (Birmingham),
Mrs. Mae Gwinn (Caseville)
Comments: He died of a sudden heart attack. He lived in the
community all his life. He was foreman on a repair crew for the Huron
County Road Commission for the Pigeon branch.

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Name: Vern Thick
Birth: Feb. 9, 1907 in McKinley Twp.
Death: Friday, Jan. 8, 1971 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 63 years
Marriage: May 8, 1932 to Irene Haist at Bay Port
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Jan. 14, 1971
Survivors: Wife, 2 daughters, 2 brothers, 1 sister, 3 grandchildren
Children: 2 daughters - Mrs. Gerald (Marilyn) Elenbaum (Pigeon),
                        Mrs. John (Judith) Gaeth (Pigeon)
Siblings: 2 brothers - David Sr. (Bay Port), Samuel (Detroit); 1 sister -
Mrs. Allen Gwinn (Caseville)
Comments: He died following a short illness. He was a retired
employee of the Huron County Road Commission, serving 35 years.




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Name: Bernard Lee Thiel
Birth: Jan. 21, 1939 in Chandler Twp.
Death: Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998 - 59 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Mother, 1 brother, 1 sister
Children:
Siblings: 1 brother – Richard (Pigeon), 1 sister - Mary (Pigeon)
Comments: He died as the result of an accidental drowning. His
parents were John and Frances Kleido Thiel. He was a 1957 graduate
of Pigeon High School. He was employed at Herb Gettel Farms in
Pigeon until 1962. Then he went into the US Army during the Vietnam
War. In 1964, after the service, he started working for Pigeon Lumber
as a yardman until 1991. Then he returned to farming family farm in
Chandler Twp. The funeral service was Friday, Aug. 7, 1998 at St.
Francis Borgia Catholic.
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Name: Floran Thiel
Birth: 1828 in Germany
Death: Sunday, Sept. 29, 1918 at home in Gagetown - 80 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Pigeon Catholic
Newspaper: Oct. 4, 1918
Survivors: 3 sons, 1 daughter
Children: 3 sons – Robert, Frank, Adolph
          1 daughter - Mrs. Julius Zarambo
Siblings:
Comments: He moved to Caseville in 1873 for 5 years, then to a farm
in Chandler Twp. Last spring he moved to Gagetown.




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Name: Mrs. Florian Thiel
Maiden:
Birth: In 1836
Death: Sat., Sept. 16, 1904 - 68 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Sept. 30, 1904
Survivors: Husband, daughters, sons
Children: 5 daughters, 3 sons
Siblings:
Comments: She was a resident of Chandler Twp.




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Name: Frank Thiel, Sr.
Birth: July 13, 1875 in Caseville
Death: Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1936 - 61 years
Marriage: Bachelor
Cemetery: St. Francis Borgia, Pigeon
Newspaper: Aug. 21, 1936
Survivors: 1 brother, 1 sister
Children:
Siblings: 1 brother - Adolph (Gagetown), 1 sister - Mrs. Julius Zaremba
(Detroit)
Comments: He died while visiting Charles Thiel of Elkton with heart
trouble. He came at the age of 2 years with his parents to a farm in
Chandler Twp. He remained there until 3 years ago, when he moved to
Pigeon.



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Name: Frank Thiel
Birth: Sept. 28, 1897 in Pigeon
Death: Wednesday, April 1, 1964 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 66 years
Marriage: Sept. 27, 1920 to Theresa Reilly at Pinnebog
Cemetery: St. Francis Borgia in Pigeon
Newspaper: April 9, 1964
Survivors: Wife, 3 sons, 3 sisters, 6 grandchildren
Children: 3 sons – Reilly (Elkton), Martin (Pigeon), Donald (Bay City)
Siblings: 3 sisters - Mrs. Paul Champagne (Kinde), Mrs. Merritt
McBride (Bad Axe), Mrs. Roy Kleido (Pigeon)
Comments: He died following a short illness. He worked as a
mechanic in Pigeon from 1922 to 1942 and was employed by Michigan
Lumber Fabricators in Elkton from 1942 to 1962 when he retired.




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Name: Mrs. Frank F. Thiel
Maiden: Theresa M. Reilly
Birth: Aug. 24, 1895 in Elkton
Death: Fri., June 13, 1980 at home in Pigeon - 84 years
Marriage: Sept. 27, 1920 Frank F. Thiel in Hewelton, who died April 1,
1964
Cemetery: St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Pigeon
Newspaper: Not available
Survivors: 3 sons, Mrs. Robert (M. Frances) Armbruster, 7
grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers, 2 sisters
Children: 3 sons - Reilly E. (Coral Springs, FL), Martin F. (Pigeon),
                   Donald F. (Bay City)
Siblings: 2 brothers - Martin Reilly (Detroit), Andy Reilly (Pt. Austin);
2 sisters - Mrs. Anastasia Schwanitz (Pt. Austin), Mrs. Susie Hartman
(Pigeon)
Comments: She was preceded in death by 2 sisters. The funeral mass
was June 16, 1980 from St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Rev. Fr.
Michael Wolf officated.
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Name: John W. Thiel
Birth: 1880 in Canada
Death: Wed., April 30, 1930 at home in Hobart, IN - 50 years
Marriage: (no date) to Anna Zinnecker of Cass City
Cemetery:
Newspaper: May 9, 1930
Survivors: Wife, 3 children (not listed), 4 brothers, 2 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 4 brothers – Thomas, Oscar, Samuel, George; 2 sisters - Mrs.
Flora Sparks, Mrs. Carrie Houp
Comments: He died last week after only a few days of illness. He was
the son of the late Louis Thiel. He lived in the vicinity of Pigeon and
taught at Quarry School. Then he took a law course at Valpariso
University, and opened up a law office. He continued to practice until
his death.


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Name: Mrs. John Thiel
Maiden: Bertha Lux
Birth: Oct. 22, 1849 in Prussia
Death: Wed., Nov. 19, 1930 at home in Berne - 81 years
Marriage: 1872 to John Thiel in NY
Cemetery: Catholic, Pigeon
Newspaper: Nov. 21, 1930
Survivors: Husband, 3 daughters
Children: 3 daughters - Mrs. Leo Ulrich (Sebewaing), Mrs. Michael
                        Brandel (Pigeon), Marie (at home)
Siblings:
Comments: She died after an illness of a few days. She came to the US
in 1872. She lived in Lawrence, Massachusettes, Chandler Farm,
Berne.



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Name: John Henry (Jack) Thiel
Birth: Jan. 17, 1904 in Chandler Twp.
Death: Aug. 5, 1997 at Hills & Dales Gen. Hosp. (Cass City) - 93 years
Marriage: Aug. 31, 1935 to Frances Kleido at Pigeon
Cemetery: St. Francis Borgia Catholic
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 1 daughter, 1 sister
Children: 2 sons – Richard, Bernard (both Pigeon)
          1 daughter – Mary (Pigeon)
Siblings: 1 sister - Marguerite Kleido
Comments: His parents were Robert and Rosina Ort Thiel. He lived
and farmed in Chandler Twp. all his life. He also was employed at
Michigan Sugar Co. in Sebewaing for several years, and Michigan
Lumber Fabricators in Elkton for 6 years. He was preceded in death by
3 brothers – William, Frank, and Charles; and by 2 sisters - Anna
Champagne and Mary McBride. The funeral service was Friday, Aug.
8, 1997.
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Name: Louis Thiel
Birth: Feb. 12, 1850 in Zora, Canada
Death: Fri., July 12, 1918 at home in Pigeon - 68 years
Marriage: 1st in 1874 to Caroline Finkbeiner, who died
         2nd in 1881 to Amanda Allendorf, who died
         3rd (no date) to Christina Sochs, who died
         4th in 1914 to Mary Howey
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: July 19, 1918
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons and 1 daughter by 1st wife, 4 sons and 1
daughter by 2nd wife
Children: 2 sons - Thomas (Flint), John (Hobart, IN)
          1 daughter - Carrie Houpe (NM)
          4 sons – Aaron, George (both Aurora, IL),
                   Oscar (Charleston, SC), Samuel (Flint)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Flora Sparks (Aurora, IL)
Siblings: 3 brothers, 2 sisters (not listed)
Comments: He was ill only a few days. One child preceded Louis in
death.
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Name: Mrs. Louis Thiel
Maiden: Mary Prast Howey
Birth: March 13, 1861 in Ontario, Canada
Death: Saturday, Jan. 12, 1946 at home in Pigeon - 84 years
Marriage: 1914 to Louis Thiel, who died in 1917
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Jan. 18, 1946
Survivors: 2 sons, 2 sisters
Children: 2 sons - Milton Howey (FL), Azram Howey (CA)
Siblings: 2 sisters - Mrs. R. Bauer (Kinde), Mrs. Louise Haubbermelh
(Detroit)
Comments: She died following a stroke. She came to Pigeon in 1916.




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Name: Mrs. Louis Thiel
Maiden:
Birth: In 1850
Death: Week of Oct. 9, 1908 - 58 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Oct. 9, 1908
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She was from McKinley Twp. (Large article)




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Name: Mrs. Louis Thiel
Maiden:
Birth: 1855 in Indiana
Death: Thursday, May 29, 1913 at home in Pigeon - 58 years
Marriage: Nov. 25, 1912 to Louis Thiel at LeRoy, MI
Cemetery:
Newspaper: May 30, 1913
Survivors: Husband, 2 children
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She died after 2 weeks of illness.




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Name: Marie Louise Thiel
Maiden:
Birth: Feb. 25, 1894 in Chandler Twp.
Death: Thursday, Aug. 26, 1965 at home in Bad Axe - 71 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: St. Felix Catholic in Pinnebog
Newspaper: Sept. 2, 1965
Survivors: 2 nephews, 5 nieces
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She died unexpectedly. She was a graduate, class of 1915,
from Pigeon High School. She was an organist at St. Francis Borgia
Church in Pigeon for 30 years.



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Name: Martin Francis Thiel
Birth: July 16, 1925 in Pigeon
Death: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998 at home in Pigeon - 73 years
Marriage: Sept. 12, 1953 to Virginia M. Pankratz in New York
Cemetery: St. Francis Borgia Catholic
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Wife, 2 brothers, 1 sister, several nephews and nieces
Children:
Siblings: 2 brothers – Reilly (Margate, FL), Donald (Bay City); 1 sister
- Mary Frances Armbruster (Pigeon)
Comments: He died following a short illness. His parents were Frank
F. and Theresa M. Reilly Thiel. He was a graduate class of 1943 from
Pigeon High School. He served in WW2, US Army Air Force, flying
B-29 airplanes. He worked for the US Post Office for 43 years, retiring
Dec. 1, 1989. He served the last 20 years as Postmaster of Pigeon. He
was very involved with all area of postal affairs. He also was relief
manager of A&P Stores for several years. His civic affairs are listed in
the article. He was preceded in death by 1 brother, Robert. The
funeral was Sat., Aug. 8, 1998.
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Name: Miss Mary Thiel
Birth: March 2, 1880 at East Zorra, Ontario
Death: Fri., Nov. 13, 1959 at Huron Co. Comm. Health Center - 79
years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Nov. 19, 1959
Survivors: 1 brother, 2 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 1 brother - Ezra Thiel (Sandusky); 2 sisters - Mrs. Clara
Schwalm (Bad Axe), Mrs. Ida Smith (Flint)
Comments: She died after she was ill for 2 months. Her parents were
the late M&M Peter Thiel. She resided in the Pigeon area for 70 years.
Preceding her in death were the following brothers: Wesley, Harvey,
and William.


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Name: Pearl Beatrice Thiel
Birth: Aug. 2, 1895 in Winsor Twp.
Death: Fri., July 1, 1921 at Hubbard Mem. Hosp. (Bad Axe) - 26 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: July 8, 1921
Survivors: Father - Mr. Peter Thiel, 4 brothers, 3 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 4 brothers – Wesley, William, Ezra, Harvey; 3 sisters - Mary
(at home), Mrs. Clara Schwalm (Bad Axe), Mrs. Ida Smith (Flint)
Comments: She lived in Pigeon. She died after an illness of 4 months.
Pearl was Dr. Fritz’s assistant at one time. Two years ago she went to
Detroit. Four months ago she was taken sick. She spent 7 weeks in the
city hospital.



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Name: Peter Thiel
Birth: 1849 in East Zorra, Ontario
Death: Mon., March 29, 1926 at his son’s (Harvey’s) home - 77 years
Marriage: 1st in 1875 to Nancy Lisler, who died in 1876
         2nd in 1877 to Katherine Kreh, who died in 1920
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: April 2, 1926
Survivors: 4 sons, 3 daughters, 1 brother, 2 sisters
Children: 4 sons - Wesley (Pigeon), Harvey, William (both Bad Axe),
                   Ezra (Sandusky)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Joseph Schwalm (Bad Axe),
                        Mrs. Herbert Smith (Flint), Mary (at home)
Siblings: 1 brother - Jacob Thiel (New Hamburg, Ontario); 2 sisters -
Mrs. Chris Lisler (Bright, Ontario), Mrs. John Kreh (Toronto, Ontario)
Comments: Previous to his death he was confined to bed since 1919,
some 7 years ago. In 1887 he moved to a farm 1 mile north and east of
Pigeon until 1910. Then he moved to Pigeon. In 1924 he made his
home with his son, Harvey.
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Name: Mrs. Peter Thiel
Maiden: Cathern Kreh
Birth: Nov., 1852 in Waterloo County, Ontario
Death: Mon., Feb. 16, 1920 at home in Pigeon - 68 years
Marriage: 1877 to Peter Thiel
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Feb. 20, 1920
Survivors: Husband, 4 sons, 4 daughters
Children: 4 sons – William, Harvey (both Bad Axe), Ezra (Saginaw),
                   Wesley (Pigeon)
          4 daughters - Mrs. Jos Schwalm (Bad Axe), Mrs. Herb Smith
                        (Flint), Pearl (Detroit), Mary (Pigeon)
Siblings:
Comments: She died after she had been ill 2-1/2 years. In 1888 she
moved to Winsor Twp., and settled on a farm north of Pigeon. She
lived there until 1910, and then moved to the village.

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Name: Robert Thiel
Birth:
Death: Tues., Sept. 2, 1924 in Saginaw - 10 months
Marriage:
Cemetery: Pigeon Catholic
Newspaper: Sept. 5, 1924
Survivors: Parents - M&M Frank Thiel (Pigeon)
Children:
Siblings:
Comments:




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Name: Robert Joseph Thiel
Birth: Feb. 5, 1868 in Niece, Germany
Death: Mon., Nov. 5, 1934 at Hubbard Mem. Hosp. (Bad Axe) - 66
years
Marriage: Jan. 7, 1896 to Rose Catherine Ort of Sebewaing
Cemetery: St. Francis in Pigeon
Newspaper: Nov. 9, 1934
Survivors: Wife, 4 sons, 3 daughters, 2 brothers, 1 sister
Children: 4 sons – Frank (Pigeon), John, William (both at home),
                   Charles (Elkton)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Anna Champagne (Kinde), Mrs. Mary
                        McBride (Pigeon), Margaret (at home)
Siblings: 2 brothers – Frank (Pigeon), Adolph (Gagetown); 1 sister -
Anna Zaremba (Detroit)
Comments: He died after he had been sick 18 days. He underwent an
operation for appendicitis. He was a farmer in Chandler Twp., where
he had settled 38 years ago.
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Name: Mrs. Robert Thiel
Maiden: Rosa Ort
Birth: Dec. 9, 1877 in Sebewaing, MI
Death: Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1943 at home - 65 years
Marriage: 1896 to Robert Thiel, who died in 1934
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Aug. 27, 1943
Survivors: 4 sons, 3 daughters, 4 brothers, 4 sisters
Children: 4 sons – John (Chandler Twp.), William (Saginaw),
                   Frank (Pigeon), Charles (Elkton)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Mary McBride (Bad Axe),
                        Mrs. Anna Champagne (Kinde),
                        Mrs. Marguerite Kleido (Pigeon)
Siblings: 4 brothers – William, Henry, Godfrey, John; 4 sisters (listed,
but not local)
Comments: She died after an illness of a few hours. She made her
home in Pigeon since 1934. The funeral was at St. Francis Church.
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Name: Thomas Thiel
Birth:
Death: Wednesday, May 15, 1957
Marriage: (no date) to Vina Schluchter
Cemetery:
Newspaper: May 23, 1957
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 1 daughter (not listed)
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He lived in Trenton, New Jersey. Both were former
residents of Pigeon in 1915, and operated a general store where the
Pigeon bank is located now.




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Name: Father of Mrs. Wesley Thiel
Birth:
Death: Thursday, March 19, 1936
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: March 27, 1936
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He lived in St. John’s, Michigan.




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Name: Wesley Thiel
Birth: Nov. 27, 1886 in New Hamnburg, Ontario
Death: Monday, Aug. 10, 1947 at home in Pigeon - 60 years
Marriage: May 5, 1914 to Harriet Olger at St. Johns
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Aug. 15, 1947
Survivors: Wife, 1 daughter, 3 brothers, 3 sisters
Children: 1 daughter - Phyllis (at home)
Siblings: 3 brothers – William (Bad Axe), Ezra (Sandusky), Harvey
(Port Huron); 3 daughters - Mrs. Clara Schwalm (Bad Axe), Mrs. Ida
Smith (Flint), Miss Mary Thiel (Pigeon)
Comments: He died after an illness of 2 years. He came to Winsor at
the age of 2 years with his parents, M&M Peter Thiel. He was a theatre
owner in Pigeon. He and William Broderick opened a recreation room
for 3 years. In 1916 he purchased the theatre business from James
Neilson, which he continued until his death. In 1931 he built the
present theatre building, replacing the building that was destroyed by
fire in Nov., 1930.
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Name: Mrs. Wesley Thiel
Maiden: Harriet Olger
Birth: Nov. 16, 1889
Death: Tues., Oct. 17, 1967 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home - 77 years
Marriage: May 5, 1914 to Wesley Thiel at St. John's, who died Aug. 11,
1947
Cemetery: Grandlawn
Newspaper: Oct. 26, 1967
Survivors: 1 daughter, 2 grandchildren
Children: 1 daughter - Mrs. Robert (Phyllis) Lee (Troy, Michigan)
Siblings:
Comments: She died following a long illness. M&M Thiel owned and
operated the Gem Theatre in Pigeon several years. Harriet owned a
millinery shop in Pigeon.




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Name: Mrs. William Thiel
Maiden:
Birth:
Death: Mon., March 31, 1919 at Bad Axe
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: April 4, 1919
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She was ill a week with tonsillitis and quinsy.




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Name: William Thiel
Birth: Dec. 1, 1905 in Chandler Twp.
Death: Sat., Feb. 12, 1955 at Saginaw Co. Hosp. (Saginaw) - 49 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Pigeon Catholic
Newspaper: Feb. 17, 1955
Survivors: 3 brothers, 3 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 3 brothers – Frank, John (Pigeon), Charles (Elkton); 3 sisters -
Mrs. Paul Champagne (Kinde), Mrs. Merritt R. McBride (Bad Axe),
Mrs. Roy Kleido (Pigeon)
Comments: He died following a long illness. He made his home in
Caseville for 5 years before going to the hospital last November.




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Name: William H. Thiel
Birth: Nov. 18, 1881 in Ontario, Canada
Death: Sunday, Jan. 4, 1959 - 77 years
Marriage: (no date) to Mary E. Thiel, who died Sept. 2, 1958
Cemetery: Colfax
Newspaper: Jan. 8, 1959
Survivors: 1 step-daughter, 1 brother, 3 sisters
Children: 1 step-daughter - Mrs. William Dutton (Caro)
Siblings: 1 brother - Ezra Thiel (Sandusky); 3 sisters - Mrs. Joseph
Schwalm (Bad Axe), Miss Mary Thiel (Pigeon), Mrs. Herb E. Smith
(Flint)
Comments: He suffered fatal injuries in an accident on M53, 120 feet
north of Huron Line Road. He was taken to Pleasant Home Hospital in
Cass City, and died from shock, possible concussion and
complications. He may have suffered a heart attack. His parents were
the late M&M Peter Thiel. He came to Huron as a small boy to Colfax
Twp., where he lived the past 50 years. He was a retired farmer.
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Name: Mrs. Ervin D. Thompson
Maiden: Ida Mae Renn
Birth: April 17, 1920 in Colfax Twp.
Death: Tues., Feb. 5, 2002 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 81 years
Marriage: Nov. 10, 1944 to Ervin D. Thompson in Elkton
Cemetery: Riverside in Elkton.
Newspaper: Obituary card
Survivors: 3 sons, 2 brothers, 2 sisters
Children: 3 sons – Robert, Jeffrey (both Roseville),
                   Douglas (East Pointe)
Siblings: 3 brothers – Karl (Lincoln Park), Fred (Chandler Twp.), Harry
Renn (Elkton); 2 sisters - Wanda Smith (Pigeon), Clara Reid (Pt.
Austin)
Comments: Her parents were the late Michael & Caroline Lebreacht
Renn. The couple moved to Roseville shortly after they were married.
They lived and raised their family there. She was preceded in death by
2 brothers - Leonard (George) Renn and Mike Renn; and by 2 sisters -
Sophia Metzger and Helena Fietzer. The funeral was Feb. 8, 2002 at
Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Elton Bickel officiating.
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Name: George Thompson
Birth: Oct. 20, 1865 in Canada
Death: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1957 at home in Pigeon - 92 years
Marriage: 1890 to Elizabeth Rodds, who died Dec. 18, 1945
Cemetery: Souletown
Newspaper: Oct. 31, 1957
Survivors: 1 son, 3 daughters
Children: 1 son – Clayton (Gladwin)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Roe Omich (Pigeon), Mrs. Lawrence May
                        (Roseville), Mrs. Roy Cargill (Roseville)
Siblings:
Comments: He came to Huron County as a young boy.




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Name: Mrs. Lyle Thompson
Maiden: Norma Jean Elenbaum
Birth: Dec. 17, 1935 in Pigeon
Death: Tuesday, March 23, 1999 at home in Port Huron - 63 years
Marriage: Oct. 17, 1952 to Lyle B. Thompson in Elkton
Cemetery: Chandler Twp.
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Husband, 1 son, 1 daughter, father - Merrill Elenbaum, 3
brothers, 2 brothers-in-law, 2 sisters-in-law, 3 grandchildren, 2 great-
grandchildren
Children: 1 son – Dale (St. Paul, MN)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Ernest (Peggy) Dugan (Saginaw)
Siblings: 3 brothers – Bud, Gerald (both Pigeon), Ron (Mayville); 2
brothers-in-law - Leonard Thompson (Cass City), Kenneth Thompson
(Utica), 2 sisters-in-law - Lela Thompson, Eleanor Bambach
Comments: She died after a courageous 5-year battle against cancer.
She was formerly from Pigeon. Her parents were Merrill and Wilma
Elenbaum. She was a beautician for 25 years and took great pride in
her family, home, and friends. She lived in Port Huron from 1968-
1972, then moved to Mt. Pleasant. She returned to Port Huron in 1988.
She was preceded in death by her mother - Wilma in 1997; and 2
brothers – Junior and Sherl. The funeral service was Saturday, March
27, 1999.
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Name: John Thornwaite
Birth: In 1832
Death: Jan. 13, 1916 at his daughter’s home in Copemish, MI - 84 years
Marriage: (no date) to (no name), who died about 3 years ago
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Jan. 21. 1916
Survivors: 1 daughter (name not mentioned)
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He lived many years in Pigeon.




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Name: Mrs. John Thornwaite
Maiden:
Birth: In 1830
Death: Week of March 28, 1913 in Pigeon - 83 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: April 4, 1913
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: (More in article)




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Name: Mrs. William Thourlby
Maiden: Matilda O'Connor
Birth: Sept. 17, 1864 in Aylmer, Ontario
Death: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1960 - 95 years
Marriage: (no date) to William Thourlby, who died Mar. 3, 1937
Cemetery: Vestaburg
Newspaper: Feb. 11, 1960
Survivors: 2 sons, 2 daughters
Children: 2 sons - Leo J., W. H. (both Bad Axe)
          2 daughters - Mrs. J. Bernie Dunn (Bad Axe),
                        Mrs. Leo Bliss (Midland)
Siblings:
Comments: She had been in poor health several years, and became
critical after suffering a hip fracture in a fall a week ago. She came to
Vestaburg, Michigan, as a young girl, and moved to Bad Axe in 1913.
The Morrow Hotel in Bad Axe has been in the Thourlby family since
1913. Her son, Leo J., is the present manager of the hotel.
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Name: Lewis Tibbits
Birth: Feb., 1886 in Canada
Death: (no date) at Bad Axe Hospital - 57 years
Marriage: Jan. 4, 1898 (name not given)
Cemetery:
Newspaper: April 23, 1943
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 1 daughter, 1 brother, 1 sister
Children: 2 sons - Lewis Jr., Arthur (Pinnebog)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Herman King (Lapeer)
Siblings: 1 brother – Arthur (Caro), 1 sister - Mrs. Martha Waggoner
(Bad Axe)
Comments: He died of a heart attack.




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Name: Lewis W. Tibbits, Sr.
Birth: March 29, 1910 in Chandler Twp.
Death: April 26, 1996 at Tuscola Co. Medical Care Facility (Caro) - 86
years
Marriage: Aug. 17, 1934 to Estella B. Schubach in McKinley Twp.,
who died July 7, 1985
Cemetery: Caseville Twp.
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: 3 sons, 3 daughters, 13 grandchildren, 13 great-
grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild
Children: 3 sons - Lewis Jr. (Sebewaing), Larry (Merrill), Kent (Pigeon)
          3 daughters - Mrs. John (Bertie Lous) Worthington
                        (Anderson, IN), Beverly Allan (Caro),
                        Mrs. Charlie (Cheryl) Reily (Three Rivers)
Siblings:
Comments: His parents were Lewis and Bessie Maynard Tibbits. He
lived and farmed in Chandler Twp. all his life. He also was employed
at Active Industries in Elkton for over 20 years, retiring in 1975. He
was preceded in death by 1 brother – Arthur; and by 2 sisters - Hannah
Gwinn and Mable King. The funeral service was Monday, April 29,
1996, at Pinnebog United Methodist Church.
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Name: Mrs. Lewis Tibbits
Maiden: Estella Beatrice Schubach
Birth: June 19, 1911 in McKinley Twp.
Death: Sunday, July 7, 1985 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 74 years
Marriage: Aug. 17, 1934 to Lewis Tibbits
Cemetery: Caseville Twp.
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Husband, 3 sons, 3 daughters, 1 brother, 12 grandchildren, 6
great-grandchildren
Children: 3 sons - Lewis Jr. (Sebewaing), Larry (Haslett), Kent (Pigeon)
          3 daughters - Mrs. John (Bertie Lou) Worthington (Anderson,
                        IN), Mrs. Beverly Allan (Caro), Cheryl Tibbits
                       (Three Rivers)
Siblings: 1 brother - Stanley Schubach (Elkton)
Comments: She lived at 4675 Grassmere Road, Pinnebog. Her parents
were Fredrick and Anna Bills Schubach. She retired from teaching in
1975 after 23 years, with 9 years at various rural Huron County Schools
and 14 years at North Huron Schools. Her civic affairs are listed in the
article. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters - Orpha Schmuhl and
Amelia Richmond. The funeral service was Wednesday, July 10, 1985.
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Name: Roy Tietsort
Birth: Dec. 4, 1880 in Detroit
Death: Thursday, Jan. 11, 1940 - 59 years
Marriage: Oct., 1908 to Grace Murdoch
Cemetery: Hillside in Lansing
Newspaper: Jan. 19, 1940
Survivors: 1 son, 1 brother, 2 sisters
Children: 1 son - Wendell
Siblings:
Comments: He had a long illness. His wife was a daughter of John J.
and Louisa Murdock of Pigeon. (Large article)




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Name: Herman V. "Dutch" Tillman
Birth: Sept. 9, 1908 in Chesaning
Death: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1964 in Pigeon - 55 years
Marriage: Nov. 14, 1931 to Emily Krause in Saginaw
Cemetery: Roselawn Memorial Park in Saginaw
Newspaper: Sept. 3, 1964
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 2 daughters, 5 sisters, 11 grandchildren
Children: 1 son - Jack E. (Saginaw)
          2 daughters - Mrs. David (Joanne) Rothfuss (NM),
                        Mrs. Harry (Kay) Scullen (OH)
Siblings: Listed, but not local
Comments: He died suddenly at work at his restaurant and bar in
Pigeon that he owned and operated for 15 years. He was found in the
backroom by a customer who waited for his appearance. He was
employed from 1930 to 1949 as plant protection at Saginaw Malleable
Iron Works.

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Name: Richard W. Tindall
Birth: May 23, 1849 in Arkona, Ontario
Death: Thurs., Jan. 24, 1929 at his son’s (Arthur’s) home - 79 years
Marriage: 1885 to Druscilla May Pike, who died in 1918
Cemetery: Van Buren County
Newspaper: Feb. 1, 1929
Survivors: 2 sons
Children: 2 sons - Arthur (Buffalo, NY), William (Bay Port Quarry)
Siblings:
Comments: He came to Michigan in 1885 and settled in Frankfort. He
was an ordained Methodist minister for 35 years, and was active in that
church. For 25 years previous to coming to this county, he resided in
Big Rapids. From that time to this, he made his home with his son
William at Bay Port Quarry and also Arthur's. The funeral service was
held Saturday afternoon at Kendall.


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Name: John Toht
Birth: Feb. 24, 1896 in Austria
Death: Fri., July 10, 1964 at home near Pigeon in Winsor Twp. - 68
years
Marriage: Feb. 17, 1917 to Anna Anton in Dayton, Ohio
Cemetery: Elkland in Cass City
Newspaper: July 16, 1964
Survivors: Wife, 2 daughters, 5 brothers, 3 sisters, 10 grandchildren,
5 great-grandchildren
Children: 2 daughters - Mrs. Merle (Mary) Sawyers (Adrian),
                        Mrs. Herbert (Elizabeth) Schweitzer (Pigeon)
Siblings: All in Dayton, Ohio (not listed)
Comments: He died following a long illness.




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Name: Robert R. Tomlinson
Birth: Dec. 10, 1917 in Hume Twp.
Death: Friday, Feb. 9, 1973 - 55 years
Marriage: 1937 to Virginia Blaine in Pigeon
Cemetery: New River
Newspaper: Feb. 15, 1973
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, mother - Mrs. Robert Kirkpatrick (FL), 1
brother, 4 sisters, 4 grandchildren
Children: 1 son – LeRoy (Kinde)
Siblings: 1 brother – Lee (Jackson); 4 sisters - Mrs. Doris Richardson
(Kinde), Mrs. Rollie Harder (Warren), Mrs. Rollie Smith (Pigeon),
Mrs.Wendall Ramseyer (CA)
Comments: He was killed in a collision between an auto and the pickup
he was driving at 12:35 p.m. at the intersection of Kinde Road and
Thomas Road, about 2 miles west of Kinde. Injured in the pickup were
his daughter-in-law, Mary Thomlinson, 33 years, and Daniel R.
Kosinski, 17 years, all in the pickup. All were taken to Hubbard
Hospital in Bad Axe. Victoria Krinkie, 66 years, and Kelly Green, 4
years, were in the car. He was a Meade Township farmer.
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Name: Roy Tomlinson
Birth: Feb. 6, 1890 in Huron County
Death: Saturday, March 8, 1963 at Hubbard Hosp. (Bad Axe) - 73 years
Marriage: Dec. 14, 1910 to Mary Spalding in Sarnia, Canada
Cemetery: New River
Newspaper: March 14, 1963
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 4 daughters, 1 sister
Children: 2 sons - Roy Jr., Leland (both Kinde)
          4 daughters - Mrs. Marty Richardson (Kinde), Mrs. Rollie
                        (Ollie) Smith (Pigeon), Mrs. Wendell Ramseyer
                        (CA), Mrs. Rollie Harder (Warren)
Siblings: 1 sister - Mrs. Ernest Timms (Port Huron)
Comments: He died following a brief illness. He was a retired farmer.
He was a former Hume Twp. Treasurer, and lived there 35 years. He
lived in Bad Axe the last 16 years.


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Name: Adoph Trautman
Birth: April 21, 1863 in Sebewaing Twp.
Death: Wed., Sept. 14, 1927 at home 2-1/2 miles south of Pigeon - 64
years
Marriage: Dec. 28, 1894 to Amelia Wideman
Cemetery: Pigeon Lutheran
Newspaper: Sept. 23, 1927
Survivors: Wife, 5 sons, 4 daughters
Children: 5 sons – Albert, Herman, Arnold (all Sebewaing),
                   Alfred (Marlette), Hugo (at home)
          4 daughters - Amanda Errer (Kilmanagh),
                        Ida Bergmann (Pigeon), Hilda Lentner,
                        Alma Ortwein (Saginaw)
Siblings:
Comments: He died after a few days of illness. Nearly all of his life he
spent in this township.

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Name: Mrs. Adolph Trautman
Maiden: Amelia Wachner
Birth: Nov. 21, 1874 in Germany
Death: Sunday, Dec. 6, 1959 at St. Luke’s Hosp. (Saginaw) - 85 years
Marriage: Dec. 28, 1894 to Adolph Trautman, who died in 1927
Cemetery: Forest Lawn in Saginaw
Newspaper: Dec. 10, 1959
Survivors: 3 sons, 4 daughters, 1 sister
Children: 3 sons – Albert, Herman, Arnold (all Saginaw)
          4 daughters - Mrs. Amanda Errer, Mrs. Ida Bergman (both
                        Pigeon), Mrs. Alma Ortwine (AZ),
                        Mrs. Hilda Lentner (Saginaw)
Siblings: 1 sister - Mrs. Henry Clabuesch (Pigeon)
Comments: She came at the age of 7 years to settle near Pigeon.



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Name: Adolph Trost
Birth: Oct. 16, 1899 in Winsor Twp.
Death: Friday, March 6, 1970 at Pontiac - 70 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran in Pigeon
Newspaper: March 12, 1970
Survivors: 2 brothers, 3 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 2 brothers – William (Pontiac), Ernest (Pigeon); 3 sisters -
Mrs. Ann Mohr (Detroit), Mrs. Bertha Spomer (Flint), Mrs. Ida Reif
(Frankenmuth)
Comments: He was a WW2 veteran in the Army and a member of Post
2236 in Pigeon.




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Name: August Trost
Birth: 1898 in Pigeon
Death: Monday, Feb. 20, 1961 at Providence Hospital - 63 years
Marriage: June 30, 1923 to Helen Johnsmiller in Detroit
Cemetery:
Newspaper: March 2, 1961
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 5 brothers, 4 sisters
Children: 1 son - Roy Trost (Livonia)
Siblings: 5 brothers – Otto, Adolph, Ernest (all 3 Pigeon), William,
Edward (listed but not local); 4 sisters - Mrs. Emma Lange (Pigeon)
The rest are listed, but not local.
Comments: He underwent surgery on Feb. 4. He lived in Pigeon until
moving to Detroit in 1920. He was employed at New York Central
R.R. Freight House.



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Name: Carl Trost
Birth: In 1907
Death: Week of Oct. 11, 1912 - 5 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Oct. 11, 1912
Survivors: Parents - M&M William Trost
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He died after an illness of only a few days. This is the
third death at the Trost home within the last 6 months.




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Name: Chris Ernst Trost
Birth: April 19, 1905 in Pigeon
Death: Oct. 28, 2001 at Glendale Medical Center (Los Angeles Co.,
CA) - 96 years
Marriage: June 13, 1936 to Hilda Schulz in Pigeon
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: Nov. 7, 2001
Survivors: Wife, 3 sons, 3 daughters, 11 grandchildren, 12 great-
grandchildren, several nephews and nieces
Children: 3 sons – Marvin (Pigeon), Roger (Farmington Hills),
                   Hilmar (Newport Beach, CA)
          3 daughters - Mrs. John (Elaine) Jerbi (Chino Hills, CA),
                        Mrs. Donald (Julie) Parker (Studio City, CA),
                        Lou Ann Trost (Walnut Creek, CA)
Siblings:
Comments: His parents were Friedrich and Marie Schuette Trost. He
attended Cross Lutheran and Pigeon Elementary Schools. He played
several musical instruments, and played in the town band, and in a
saxophone quartet. He spent winters in California with family. He and
his wife were married more than 65 years. He was the last living first-
generation descendent of the founders of Cross Church. He was
preceded in death by 1 brother – Fred, and 4 sisters - Marie Heuer,
Martha Koehler, Lydia Schulze, and Frieda Schulze. The funeral
service was Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001 at Cross Lutheran in Pigeon.
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Name: Ernest J. Trost
Birth: July 2, 1909 in Pigeon
Death: July 3, 2000 at Huron Co. Medical Care Facility (Bad Axe) - 91
years
Marriage: Nov. 4, 1938 to Hilda A. Elftman, who died March 29, 1980
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: July 11, 2000.
Survivors: 1 daughter, 4 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, several
nephews and nieces
Children: 1 daughter - Mrs. John (JoAnn) Power (New Baltimore)
Siblings:
Comments: His parents were William and Augusta Schledjeski Trost.
He was a 1933 graduate of Pigeon High School. He enjoyed playing
cards. Before his retirement he worked for Rollie Smith Garage doing
bumping and painting work. He was preceded in death by 6 brothers –
Otto, Adolph, William, Edward, August, and infant Karl; and by 5
sisters – Helen, Anna Mohr, Emma Lange, Ida Reif, and Bertha
Spomer. The funeral service was Wed., July 5, 2000.
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Name: Mrs. Ernest J. Trost
Maiden: Hilda A. Elftman
Birth: Dec. 31, 1904 in Pigeon
Death: Saturday, March 29, 1980 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 75 years
Marriage: Nov. 4, 1938 to Ernest J. Trost in Pigeon
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: April 3, 1980
Survivors: 1 daughter, 1 brother, 3 sisters, 4 grandchildren
Children: 1 daughter - Mrs. John (JoAnn) Power (New Baltimore)
Siblings: 1 brother - Edward Elftman (Elkton); 3 sisters - Mrs. Emma
Cain (Bad Axe), Mrs. Frieda Leyrer (Rochester), Mrs. Anna Damm
(Bay Port)
Comments: Three brothers and 1 sister preceded her in death. Hilda's
funeral was Monday, March 31, 1980.



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Name: Ervin Henry Trost
Birth: Dec. 5, 1908 in Pigeon
Death: Friday, April 27, 1984 at home in Pigeon - 75 years
Marriage: 1st July 24,1937 to Dorothy Ahrens, who died June 11, 1976
         2nd April 28, 1978 to Eleanor H. Eicher
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 1 daughter, 1 step-son, 1 step-daughter, 11
grandchildren, 3 sisters
Children: 1 son - Henry J. (Pigeon)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Nancy J. Mellendorf (Cass City)
          1 step-son - Allison Eicher (Bloomfield Hills)
          1 step-daughter - Mrs. Glen (Ardra) Schaaf (Pigeon)
Siblings: 3 sisters - Mrs. Melvin (Meta) Farver, Mrs. Vincent (Elsie)
Sturm (both Pigeon), Mrs. Budd (Lydia) Decker (Elkton)
Comments: His parents were Henry J. and Marie Fluegge Trost. He
was a farmer in the area throughout his lifetime. He was preceded in
death by 1 brother, Otto. The funeral service was Monday, April 30,
1984.
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Name: Mrs. Ervin H. Trost
Maiden: Dorothy E. Ahrens
Birth: Feb. 18, 1908 at Harbor Beach
Death: Friday, June 11, 1976 at St. Mary’s Hosp. (Saginaw) - 68 years
Marriage: July 24, 1937 to Ervin H. Trost in Harbor Beach
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran in Pigeon
Newspaper: June 17, 1976
Survivors: Husband, 1 son, 1 daughter, 2 brothers, 2 sisters
Children: 1 son – Henry J. (at home)
          1 daughter – Nancy (Pigeon)
Siblings: 2 brothers – Alfred, Edward (both Ahrens) (Harbor Beach); 2
sisters - Mrs. Ollie Scott (Harbor Beach), Mrs. Gertrude Hein (IL)
Comments: She was a retired school teacher from Harbor Beach and
Lakers. She taught 20 years.



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Name: Mrs. Ervin Trost
Maiden: Eleanora Sting
Birth: March 15, 1915 in Pigeon
Death: April 14, 2001 at Huron Medical Care Facility (Bad Axe) - 86
years
Marriage: 1st in 1934 to Boyd E. Eicher in Detroit, who died in
                                                        Dec., 1973
           nd
         2 in April, 1978 to Ervin Trost, who died in April 1984
Cemetery: St. John’s Lutheran, Berne
Newspaper: April 17, 2001
Survivors: 1 son, 1 daughter, 2 step-children, 6 grandchildren, 6 great-
grandchildren, several step-grandchildren, 1 step-great-grandson
Children: 1 son - Allison (Bloomfield Hills)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Glen (Ardra) Schaaf (Pigeon)
          2 step-children - Henry Trost (Pigeon),
                            Nancy Mellendorf (Gagetown)
Siblings: 4 sisters-in-law - Dorothy Sting, Meta Farver, Elsie Sturm,
Lydia Decker
Comments: Her parents were Carl J. and Maria Sophia Caroline
Dohrman Sting. She established Eicher Dry Cleaners in Pigeon in 1939
until 1982, when she sold the business to her nephew, James Sting. She
was a graduate of Pigeon High School in 1933. She was active in
Women's Club on local and state level. She was president of Pigeon
Chamber of Commerce. Her civic affairs are listed in the article. The
funeral service was Tuesday, April 17, 2001. She was preceded in
death by a son, Gary Lee Eicher on May 31, 1959; by an infant sister,
Hilda Sting; and by a brother, Eldon Sting.
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Name: Mrs. Fred Trost
Maiden: Marie Schuette
Birth: Oct. 24, 1872 in Germany
Death: March 16, 1969 at Scenic Convalescent Home (Pigeon) - 96
years
Marriage: Oct., 1894 to Fred Trost, who died in Sept., 1932
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran in Pigeon
Newspaper: March 20, 1969
Survivors: 2 sons, 4 daughters, 1 brother, 1 sister, 13 grandchildren, 33
great-grandchildren
Children: 2 sons – Fred (Ossineke), Chris (Pigeon)
          4 daughters - Marie Heurer, Mrs. Lydia Schulze,
                        Mrs. Martha Koehler, Mrs. Frieda Schulze
Siblings: 1 brother - Chris Schuette (Pigeon), 1 sister - Mrs. Anna
Buchholz (Pigeon)
Comments: She died following an extended illness. She came to
Pigeon in 1892.
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Name: Henry Frederick William Trost
Birth: Dec. 23, 1857 in Hanover, Germany
Death: Thurs., Nov. 7, 1946 at home 1 mile south of Pigeon - 88 years
Marriage: Dec. 4, 1885 to Elizabeth Kruss
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran in Pigeon
Newspaper: Nov. 15, 1946
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 1 daughter, 1 brother
Children: 1 son – Herman
          1 daughter - Mrs. Fred Ohlrogge (Pigeon)
Siblings: 1 brother - William
Comments: He died after an illness of 1 year. He came to the US in
1884. He came to Pigeon in 1885, and settled on the farm where he
died.




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Name: Mrs. Henry Trost
Maiden: Dorothy Kruse
Birth: Dec. 18, 1857 in Germany
Death: Thursday, Oct. 6, 1949 at her daughter’s home - 91 years
Marriage: Dec. 4, 1885 to Henry Trost at Berne
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: Oct. 14, 1949
Survivors: 1 son, 1 daughter
Children: 1 son - Herman (Winsor Twp.)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Fred Ohlrogge (Winsor Twp.)
Siblings:
Comments: She died after an illness of 4 months. From the time of
marriage until her death she lived on the same farm in Winsor Twp.




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Name: Henry Trost
Birth: Oct. 2, 1886 in Winsor Twp.
Death: Sunday, May 23, 1943 at home in Oliver Twp. - 56 years
Marriage: Aug. 30, 1907 to Marie Fluegge
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran, Pigeon
Newspaper: May 28, 1943
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 3 daughters, parents - M&M Henry Trost Sr., 1
brother, 1 sister
Children: 2 sons – Ervin, Otto
          3 daughters - Mrs. Meta Farver (Elkton),
                        Miss Elsie, Lydia Trost (at home)
Siblings: 1 brother – Herman, 1 sister - Mrs. Anna Ohlrogge (Pigeon)
Comments: He died after an illness of nearly 3 years.




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Name: Mrs. Henry (Marie) Trost
Maiden:
Birth: June 9, 1886 in Hanover, Germany
Death: Wednesday, April 5, 1961 at home in Oliver Twp. - 74 years
Marriage: Aug. 30, 1907 to Henry Trost, who died in 1943
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: April 13, 1961
Survivors: 1 son, 3 daughters
Children: 1 son - Ervin H. Trost (Pigeon)
          3 daughters - Mrs. Melvin (Meta) Farver (Elkton),
                        Mrs. Vincent (Elsie) Sturm (Pigeon),
                        Mrs. Lester (Lydia) Decker (Elkton)
Siblings:
Comments: She died following a short illness. She came to Michigan
in 1897. One son, Otto, died in 1952.


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Name: Henry Frederick August Trost
Birth: May 25, 1868 in Gross Pretzler, Hanover, Germany
Death: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1932 - 64 years
Marriage: Oct. 26, 1894 to Marie Schuette
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran, Pigeon
Newspaper: Sept. 30, 1932
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 4 daughters, 2 brothers
Children: 2 sons – Christ (Oliver Twp.), Fred Jr. (at home)
          4 daughters - Mrs. Mary Heuer, Mrs. Lydia Schulze,
                        Mrs. Martha Koehler, Mrs. Frieda Schulze
Siblings: 2 brothers – Henry, William (Winsor Twp.)
Comments: He was killed almost instantly when hit by Albert Garcia,
age 14, as Fred was crossing the road and Garcia was passing car. He
came to the US Dec. 24, 1884.



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Name: Herman H. Trost
Birth: March 21, 1890 in Pigeon
Death: Mon., Feb. 17, 1975 at Huron Mem. Hosp. (Bad Axe) - 84 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran in Pigeon
Newspaper: Feb. 20, 1975
Survivors: 1 sister, 2 nephews, 4 nieces
Children:
Siblings: 1 sister - Mrs. Fred (Anna) Ohlrogge (Pigeon)
Comments: His 2 nephews are Lawrence Ohlrogge (Pigeon) and Ervin
Trost (Pigeon. His 4 nieces are Mrs. Elsie Trowbridge, Mrs. Lydia
Decker, Mrs. Elsie Sturm (all 3 Pigeon), and Mrs. Meta Farver
(Elkton). Two brothers preceded him in death – Henry and Willie.




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Name: Ludwig Trost
Birth: In 1825 in Germany
Death: Week of July 29, 1910 at his son’s (Henry’s) home - 85 years
Marriage: (no date) to (no name), who died 10 years ago
Cemetery:
Newspaper: July 29, 1910
Survivors: 3 sons
Children: 3 sons - Henry, William, Fred (all of this vicinity)
Siblings:
Comments: In 1885 he came to America. Ludwig died after he was
only ill 2 days. The funeral was at Pigeon Lutheran.




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Name: Otto Trost
Birth: March 27, 1912 in Oliver Twp.
Death: Friday, Sept. 19, 1952 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 40 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran, Pigeon
Newspaper: Sept. 26, 1952
Survivors: Mother – Mrs. Marie Trost, 1 brother, 3 sisters
Children:
Siblings: 1 brother – Ervin; 3 sisters - Mrs. Melvin Farver (Elkton),
Mrs. Lester Decker (at home), Mrs. Vincent Sturm (Pigeon)
Comments: He died following 5 years of illness. He was a life-long
resident of Oliver Twp. His father was the late Henry F. Trost of
Elkton.




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Name: Otto W. Trost
Birth: Dec. 20, 1895 in Pigeon
Death: Wed., April 12, 1961 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 65 years
Marriage: Aug. 9, 1922 to Elsa Buchholz (Pigeon)
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: April 20, 1961
Survivors: Wife, 1 daughter, 4 brothers, 4 sisters
Children: 1 daughter - Miss Cordelia D. Trost (NY)
Siblings: 4 brothers – William (Detroit), Adolph (Pigeon), Edward
(Chicago), Ernest (Pigeon); 4 sisters - Mrs. Emma Lange (Pigeon), Mrs.
Anna Mohr (Detroit), Mrs. Bertha Spomer (Flint), Mrs. Ida Reif
(Frankenmuth)
Comments: He died following a short illness.




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Name: Mrs. Otto W. Trost
Maiden: Elsa P. Buchholz
Birth: June 23, 1897 in Oliver Twp.
Death: Saturday, Dec. 14, 1976 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 79 years
Marriage: Aug. 9, 1922 to Otto W. Trost in Pigeon, who died April 12,
1961
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: Dec. 16, 1976
Survivors: 1 daughter, 3 brothers, 3 sisters
Children: 1 daughter - Cordelia D. Trost (Pigeon)
Siblings: 3 brothers - Walter Buchholz (Saginaw), Theodore, and
Reinhardt Buchholz (both Elkton); 3 sisters - Mrs. Amanda Richmond
(Caseville), Mrs. Esther Hillman (WI), Mrs. Hedwig Salmon (Flint)
Comments: She was preceded in death by 2 brothers. (She is listed in
the paper as death being Sat., Dec. 14, but Saturday of that week is the
11th and Tuesday of that week is Dec. 14th.)
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Name: William H. Trost
Birth: Nov. 12, 1863 in Hanover, Germany
Death: Tuesday, July 12, 1949 at home - 85 years
Marriage: 1887 to Augusta Schledjeski in Berne, who died Mar. 1, 1940
Cemetery: Cross Lutheran
Newspaper: July 15, 1949
Survivors: 6 sons, 4 daughters
Children: 6 sons – Otto, Adolph, Ernest (all 3 Pigeon),
                   William, August (both Detroit), Ed (Chicago)
          4 daughters - Mrs. William Lange, Mrs. Carl Mohr (both
                        Winsor Twp.), Mrs. Alex Spomer (Flint),
                        Mrs. Art Rief (Frankenmuth)
Siblings:
Comments: He served as road commissioner of Winsor for 10 years.



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Name: Mrs. William Trost
Maiden: Augusta Schledjweski
Birth: March 2, 1874 in West Prussia
Death: Friday, Nov, 1, 1940 at home south of village - 66 years
Marriage: Feb. 10, 1887 to William Trost
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Nov. 8, 1940
Survivors: Husband, 6 sons, 4 daughters, 1 brother
Children: 6 sons - William Jr. (Detroit), August, Adolph (Detroit),
                   Edward (Chicago), Ernest, Otto (Pigeon)
          4 daughters - Mrs. Emma Lange (Winsor Twp.),
                        Mrs. Ann Mohr (Chandler Twp.),
                        Mrs. Bertha Spomer (Flint), Ida (home)
Siblings: 1 brother - Fred
Comments: She died of a long illness.


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Name: Infant child of M&M William Trost
Birth:
Death: Week of April 12, 1912 - Infant
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: April 12, 1912
Survivors: Parents - M&M William Trost
Children:
Siblings:
Comments:




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Name: Mrs. William Trost, Jr.
Maiden: Lena Katherine Guetlich
Birth: Jan. 30, 1900 near Bay Port
Death: (no date) at Grace Hosp. (Detroit) - 50 years
Marriage: Jan. 1, 1920 to William Trost, Jr.
Cemetery: Berne Lutheran
Newspaper: Nov. 3, 1950
Survivors: Husband, 1 daughter, mother - Mrs. Amelia Guetlich (Bay
Port), 3 brothers
Children: (Name not given on daughter)
Siblings: 3 brothers – Gustav, Henry, Herman
Comments: She died after a short illness. She lived in Detroit.




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Name: Andrew Truemner
Birth: 1855 in Hay Twp., Ontario
Death: Sun., Feb. 22, 1925 at Hubbard Mem. Hosp. (Bad Axe) - 70
years
Marriage: Aug. 26, 1881 to Lena Kapin, who died in 1909
Cemetery: Sebewaing
Newspaper: Feb. 27, 1925
Survivors: 2 sons, 2 daughters, 2 brothers, 3 sisters
Children: 2 sons – Elden, Arnold (at home)
          2 daughters - Laura Tucker (Ferndale),
                        Violet Williams (Alma)
Siblings: 2 brothers - Henry (Zurich, Ontario), Daniel (Dashwood,
Ontario); 3 sisters - Mrs. John Hates (Dashwood, Ontario), Mrs. Paul
Mesney (Peace River, Alberta), Mrs. Charles Rather (Pigeon)
Comments: He slipped and fell at home southwest of Pigeon and
dislocated his shoulders. He was taken to the hospital for X-rays and
examination. Without warning he unexpectedly died. In 1880 he came
to this township, and settled on a farm. He spent the balance of his life
there.
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Name: Mrs. Andrew Truemner
Maiden:
Birth: In 1857
Death: Week of Jan. 8, 1909 - 52 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Jan. 8, 1909
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments:




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Name: Delmar J. Truemner
Birth: Jan. 3, 1918 in Kilmanagh
Death: Nov. 12, 1998 at Four Seasons Healthcare Center (Bad Axe) -
80 years
Marriage: Sept. 24, 1938 to Edna Haag, who died Oct. 11, 1995
Cemetery: Grand Lawn in Winsor Twp.
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: 3 sons, 2 daughters, 1 brother, 1 sister, 13 grandchildren, 11
great-grandchildren, several nephews and nieces
Children: 3 sons – Joe, Lee, Dale (all Pigeon)
          2 daughters - Mrs. Alger (Donna) Moeller (Allegan),
                        Mrs. Douglas (June) McGlaun (Troy)
Siblings: 1 brother - Ray (Brookfield, WI), 1 sister - Mrs. Loren (Lola)
Stein (Pigeon)
Comments: His parents were Eldon and Esther Otto Truemner. He
attended Winsor School No.1 in his youth. He enjoyed hunting and
fishing, and farmed in the area throughout his lifetime. He was
preceded in death by 1 brother – Robert, and infant brother - Howard.
The funeral service was Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998.
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Name: Mrs. Delmer J. Truemner
Maiden: Edna Berta Haag
Birth: Dec. 17, 1919 in Kilmanagh
Death: Oct. 11, 1995 at St. Mary’s Medical Center (Saginaw) - 75 years
Marriage: Sept. 24, 1938 to Delmer J. Truemner in South Bend, IN
Cemetery: Grand Lawn in Winsor Twp.
Newspaper: Not given
Survivors: Husband, 3 sons, 2 daughters, 5 brothers, 2 sisters, 13
grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, several nephews & nieces
Children: 3 sons – Joe, Lee, Dale (all Pigeon)
          2 daughters - Mrs. Alger (Donna) Moeller (Allegan),
                        Mrs. Douglas (June) McGlaun (Troy)
Siblings: 5 brothers – Arthur (Pigeon), Oscar, Clarence, Norbert (all
Sebewaing), Martin (Gibralter); 2 sisters - Alice Gallow (Sebewaing),
Mrs. William (Florence) Kannenberg (Luverne, MN)
Comments: She died as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile
accident. Her parents were J. F. Henry and Martha Nietzke Haag. She
was a homemaker throughout her lifetime. She was a Sunday School
teacher formerly at St. Paul’s Church in Linkville, and was in the choir.
She was very active in civic affairs, that are listed in article. She was
preceded in death by 4 brothers – Herman, Walter, Carl, and Elmer; and
by her in-laws - Eldon and Esther Truemner. The funeral time was not
in the article.
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Name: Eldon A. Truemner
Birth: Oct. 30, 1887 in Winsor Twp.
Death: Friday, Aug. 17, 1962 at home in Winsor Twp. - 74 years
Marriage: June 3, 1915 to Esther Otto at Kilmanagh, who died Nov. 18,
1956
Cemetery: Grandlawn, Pigeon
Newspaper: Aug. 23, 1962
Survivors: 2 sons, 1 daughter, 1 brother, 1 sister
Children: 2 sons – Ray (WI), Delmar (Pigeon)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Loren (Lola) Stein (Pigeon)
Siblings: 1 brother - Arnold (Owendale), 1 sister - Mrs. Arthur Post
(Saginaw)
Comments: He died unexpectedly.




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Name: Mrs. Eldon Truemner
Maiden: Esther Otto
Birth: Feb. 15, 1894 in New Hamburg, Ontario
Death: Sun., Nov. 18, 1956 at Scenic Convalescent Home (Pigeon) - 62
years
Marriage: June 3, 1915 to Eldon Truemner at Kilmanagh
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: Nov. 22, 1956
Survivors: Husband, 2 sons, 1 daughter, parents - M&M Chris Otto
(Sebewaing), 2 sisters
Children: 2 sons – Ray (WI), Delmar J. (Pigeon)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Lola Stein (Pigeon)
Siblings: 2 sisters - Mrs. Mabel Haist (Flint), Mrs. Iva Davis
(Sebewaing)
Comments: She died following a long illness.


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Name: Howard Truemner
Birth: In 1923
Death: Fri., June 6, 1924 - 1 year
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: June 13, 1924
Survivors: Parents - M&M Elden Truemner
Children:
Siblings:
Comments:




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Name: John Truemner
Birth: July 9, 1856 in Schiffelbach, Curhessen, Germany
Death: Fri., May 20, 1921 - 65 years
Marriage: 1st (no date) to (no name)
         2nd Dec. 9, 1890 to Catherine Schultz
Cemetery:
Newspaper: May 27, 1921
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: He was a resident of Winsor Twp. He had a lingering
illness. He moved to Sebewaing last winter. He came at the age of 6
years, in 1862, to Ontario with his parents. In 1883 he moved to a farm
near Kilmanagh. It’s a very large article with relatives names.



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Name: Mrs. John Truemner
Maiden: Katie Rothfuss
Birth: Dec. 26, 1859 in Dashwood, Ontario
Death: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1942 at her son’s home in Flint - 82 years
Marriage: 1894 to John Truemner, who died in 1922
Cemetery: Sebewaing Evangelical
Newspaper: Dec. 11, 1942
Survivors: 3 sons, 2 daughters, 2 brothers, 1 sister
Children: 1 son – Ezra (Winsor Twp.)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Samuel Haist (Pigeon)
     (Those not mentioned by name are listed, but not local.)
Siblings: 1 sister - Mrs. John Lucht (Pigeon); 2 brothers (listed in
article, but not local)
Comments: She lived in Sebewaing.



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Name: John. J. Truemner
Birth: In 1820
Death: Sun., Dec. 28, 1902 - 82 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Jan. 2, 1903
Survivors:
Children: Daughter - Mrs. Henry Schwalm
Siblings:
Comments: (Long article)




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Name: Robert & Wilma Truemner
Maiden:
Birth: Robert - Jan. 1, 1921 in Winsor; Wilma - Aug. 19, 1923
Death: (no date) Robert - 24 years, Wilma - 22 years
Marriage: Jan. 1, 1942 at Flint
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: July 27, 1944
Survivors: Twin children, parents - M&M Eldon Truemner
Children: Robert Eldon, Rita Ellen (twin children)
Siblings:
Comments: Robert shot both of them. The reason was ill health. Other
survivors are listed in the article.




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Name: Herbert T. Trumble
Birth: July 10, 1858 in Saginaw County
Death: Friday, June 29, 1934 at Duluth, MN - 75 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Reese
Newspaper: July 6, 1934
Survivors: Wife, 1 daughter, 1 brother
Children: 1 daughter - Mrs. Robert McGonacle
Siblings: 1 brother - Hustin Trumble (Farwell)
Comments: He died at his brother-in-law’s, Dr. Webber. He lived in
Michigan all his life. He was the publisher of Frankfort Michigan
Express for several years, a Saginaw Courier Herald reporter for 8
years, the Huron County Review Sebewaing from 1899-1907, the
Pigeon Paper and Huron County Review from 1907-1908, the Elkton
Paper Publisher from 1908-1918, and the Elkton postmaster from 1922-
June, 1934.

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Name: Daughter of Editor & Mrs. Trumble
Birth:
Death: Week of Aug. 21, 1908 - infant
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Aug. 21, 1908
Survivors: Parents - Mr. & Mrs. Trumble
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: The Editor and Mrs. Trumble have the sympathy of the
Progress for the loss of their daughter.




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Name: Mrs. Caroline Tschumi
Maiden: Caroline Heinzelman
Birth: 1852 in Germany
Death: March 10, 1926 at her daughter’s (Mrs. Niebel’s) home - 73
years
Marriage: 1878 to Frederick Tschumi, who died in 1894
Cemetery: Pigeon
Newspaper: March 25, 1926
Survivors: 1 son, 2 daughters, 1 brother, 2 sisters
Children: 1 son - Ernest (Elkton)
          2 daughters - Mrs. Emma Lockman (Saginaw),
                        Mrs. Fred (Soloma) Niebel (Pigeon)
Siblings: 1 brother - George Henzelman (Flint); 2 sisters - Mrs.
Armbruster (Flint), Mrs. Minstere (Elkton)
Comments: She died after only a few days of illness. She came to the
U.S. in 1903. The past few years she made her home with her daughter.

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Name: Catherine L. Turner
Birth: Aug. 11, 1861 in Dwight Twp.
Death: Tues., July 22, 1941 at her brother’s (William’s) home northeast
of Pigeon in Winsor Twp. - 79 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: July 25, 1941
Survivors: 2 brothers, 1 sister
Children:
Siblings: 2 brothers – William (Pigeon), Frank (CA); 1 sister - Mrs.
Minnie Hartsel (Pigeon)
Comments: She had been an invalid for last 5 years. She lived in
Winsor Twp. for 60 years.




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Name: Dorothy Turner
Birth: Jan. 7, 1934 in Oliver Twp.
Death: Sunday, Sept. 16, 1945 - 11 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Sept. 21, 1945
Survivors: Parents - M&M Ward Turner, foster grandparents - M&M
Simon Gnagey, 3 uncles – Merlin, Milan, Russell
Children:
Siblings:
Comments: She died from an illness of 2 days.




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Name: James Turner
Birth: May 27, 1849 in Woodstock, Ontario
Death: Sat., July 25, 1936 at home 2-1/2 miles east of Pigeon - 87 years
Marriage: May 5, 1880 to Flora Lee of Mayville
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: July 31, 1936
Survivors: Wife, 4 sons, 1 brother, 1 sister
Children: 4 sons – Melvin (Oliver Twp.), Russell (McKinley Twp.),
                   Milan, Ward (at home)
Siblings: 1 brother - Lon (Flint), 1 sister - Mrs. Hiram Smith (Mayville)
Comments: He was confined to bed for the last 5 years from a fall that
fractured his hip. This last illness was 2 weeks. He came to Mayville
at the age of 8 years with his parents in 1890, and settled on a farm in
Oliver Twp. Five years later he settled on a farm where he now lives.
He was for a number of years a fieldman for Sebewaing Sugar Factory.


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Name: Mrs. James Turner
Maiden: Flora A. Lee
Birth: Aug. 15, 1862 in Fremont, Ohio
Death: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1942 at home in Olive Twp. - 80 years
Marriage: 1881 to James Turner, who died in 1936
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Oct. 9, 1942
Survivors: 4 sons, 1 brother
Children: 4 sons – Mervin (Chandler Twp.), Russel (Bad Axe),
                   Milan, Ward (both at home)
Siblings: 1 brother - Stewart F. Lee (Maple City)
Comments: She died after an illness of 4 weeks. She came to Oliver
Twp. in 1890.




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Name: Jesse Turner
Maiden:
Birth:
Death: Week of April 3, 1903
Marriage:
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: April 3, 1903
Survivors: Parents - Mr. & Mrs. John Turner
Children:
Siblings:
Comments:




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Name: Mrs. John Turner
Maiden: Rose Sedore
Birth: 1859 in NY State
Death: Monday, Feb. 10, 1941 at her daughter’s home - 82 years
Marriage: 1886 to John Turner, who died in 1901
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Feb. 14, 1941
Survivors: 1 son, 1 daughter, 3 sisters
Children: 1 son - Bert (Ludington)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Jess (Laura) Hyzer
                       (Berkley near Royal Oak)
Siblings: 3 sisters - Mrs. Nettie Newberry (West Branch), Mrs. Dora
Harder (Pigeon), Miss Cora Sedore (Bad Axe)
Comments: She died of a heart attack. She spent all her life in Pigeon
until a few years ago, when going to live with her daughter.


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Name: John Turner
Birth: July 31, 1832 in Province of Quebec, Canada
Death: Week of Nov. 30, 1906 - 74 years
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Nov. 30, 1906
Survivors: Wife, 7 children
Children: 3 sons - James (NW Territory),
                   Frank, William (both at home)
          4 daughters - Mrs. William McPherson (Chandler), Mrs.
                        Hartsell (West Branch), Mrs. Rose (Caseville),
                        Miss Kate (at home)
Siblings:
Comments: He came to this area 28 years ago.



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Name: Leo V. Turner
Birth: Nov. 19, 1891 in Michigan
Death: Monday, Feb. 6, 1967 at home in Pigeon - 75 years
Marriage: Nov. 22, 1922 to Florence McPherson at Moose Jaw,
Saskatchewan
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Feb. 9, 1967
Survivors: Wife, 2 sons, 1 brother, 1 sister, 8 grandchildren
Children: 2 sons - Ronald V. (Troy), Glen J. (Pigeon)
Siblings: 1 brother – Elmer (British Columbia), 1 sister - Mrs. Jessie
Brown (Vancouver Island)
Comments: He died following a short illness.




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Name: Mervin B. Turner
Birth: Feb. 28, 1882 in Tuscola County
Death: Sat., Feb. 17, 1962 at Scenic Convalescent Home (Pigeon) - 79
years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Feb. 22, 1962
Survivors: 2 brothers
Children:
Siblings: 2 brothers – Russell, Milan (Pigeon)
Comments: He died following a l-month illness. His father, James,
died in 1936. His mother, Flora, died in 1942. His brother, Ward, died
in 1960.




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Name: Milan Turner
Birth: Feb. 4, 1885 in Tuscola County
Death: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1967 at home - 82 years
Marriage:
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: March 2, 1967
Survivors: 1 brother
Children:
Siblings: 1 brother – Russell (Pigeon)
Comments: He died unexpectedly. He was the son of M&M James &
Flora Turner, and lived in Pigeon area most of his life. Two brothers
preceded him in death – Mervin and Ward.




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Name: Russel S. Turner
Birth: Jan. 28, 1888 in Mayville
Death: Thursday, May 27, 1971 at Scheurer Hosp. (Pigeon) - 83 years
Marriage: Dec. 4, 1912 to Olga A. Fisher, who died Dec. 10, 1969
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: June 3, 1971
Survivors: 1 son, l daughter, 4 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren
Children: 1 son - James J. (Bay City)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Leo (Mabel) Sturm (Pigeon)
Siblings:
Comments: He died following a lingering illness.




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Name: Mrs. Russell Turner
Maiden: Olga Fisher
Birth: Feb. 6, 1889 in Chandler Twp.
Death: Wed., Dec. 10, 1969 at Scenic Convalescent Home (Pigeon) - 80
years
Marriage: Dec. 4, 1912 to Russell S. Turner in Chandler Twp.
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: Dec. 18, 1969
Survivors: Husband, 1 son, 1 daughter, 2 brothers, 1 sister, 4
grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren
Children: 1 son – James (Bay City)
          1 daughter - Mrs. Leo (Mabel) Sturm (Pigeon)
Siblings: 2 brothers – Charles Fisher (Sebewaing), Hugo Fisher (AZ); 1
sister - Mrs. Anna Hoppe (Pigeon)
Comments: She died following a lingering illness.


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Name: Infant child of M&M Russel Turner
Birth:
Death: Friday, Feb. 12, 1915 - Infant
Marriage:
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Feb. 12, 1915
Survivors:
Children:
Siblings:
Comments:




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Name: Ward J. Turner
Birth: Aug. 30, 1890 Oliver Twp.
Death: Friday, April 1, 1960 - 69 years
Marriage: Sept. 16, 1933 to Mary Gnagey
Cemetery: Caseville
Newspaper: April 7, 1960
Survivors: Wife, 1 daughter, 3 brothers
Children: 1 daughter - Lana June (at home)
Siblings: 3 brothers – Mervin, Milan, and Russell Turner (all Pigeon)
Comments: He had a lengthy illness. He lived in Pigeon all of his life.




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Name: Russell F. Tyndall
Birth:
Death: Monday, Jan. 13, 1969 at Clearwater, FL
Marriage: (no date) to Ruth
Cemetery:
Newspaper: Jan. 23, 1969
Survivors: Wife, 1 son, 1 daughter, 6 grandchildren
Children: 1 son – Deane (Kalamazoo)
          1 daughter - Joan (Grand Rapids)
Siblings:
Comments: He came to Pigeon in 1951 and retired from Lakers in
1962, after 40 years teaching. He was Superintendent of Pigeon High
and Assistant at Lakers. His wife taught grade school at Pigeon for 11
years.



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