Mrs. A. J. Gilmore

Funeral services for the late Mrs. Arthur J. Gilmore, held at the Methodist church, last Friday afternoon, were so largely attended that the church auditorium and the annex were filled.

The Rev. W.S. Phillips conducted the services. Members of the Coe Chapter #98 O.E.S. attended in a body.

Those acting at pallbearers were Carlyle Gallagher, R. M. Wetzel, H.J. Brattin, Ralph Nilson and L.E. Thomas.

Interment was in the Salt River cemetery.

Those who came from away to attend the services were: O.W. Gilmore of Detroit, Lester Cook and wife of DeWitt, George Gilmore of Corunna, Mr. and Mrs. Eli Frice, Harold Quick and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Murphy of Davison, Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Foote of Flint, Mr. and t@re. Phillip Roach of Royal Oak, Mrs. Peter Bristol of Pontiac and Orlando Gruber of Morrice.

Mrs. Edna L. Girven (nee Struthers)

Edna Irene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Struthers was born in Coe twp., Isabella Coo, Sept. 17, 1892 and died at the Carnoy-Wilcox hospital in Alma, Nov. 2 at the age of 44 years, 1 month and 16 days.

She was united in marriage to Karl Girven Aug. 14th 1912. She spent her entire life in and near Shepherd with the exception of 8 years spent in Lansing,

To this union 11 children were born, 3 infant daughters and an infant son preceding their mother in death. Surviving is the husband Karl; 6 daughters: Mrs. Edward Bartz of Lansing. Mrs, Wesley Switzer of Shepherd, Ruth of Alma, and Relong, Norma and Marcie at home, and 1 son Karl, Jr., also at home. She in also survived by an aged mother Mrs. James Struthers; I grandson; 3 sisters, Mrs. W.C. Myers of Shepherd, W.L, Hutchinson of Forest Hill and Mrs. C. Oswald of Pleasant Valley; 2 brothers Will Struthers of Out Look, and Archie Struthers of Connell, Wash, and a host of friends and relatives.

Funeral services were held from the Seas funeral home in Shepherd at 2 o'clock Thurs. and interment made in the family lot in the Salt River cemetery.

Daniel H. Goldsmith

Daniel H. Goldsmith died at residence of his son-in-law. D. Vrohman, south and east of this village, aged 80 years. Deceased leaves a wife and 2 sons Wm. and G.E. Goldsmith and 2 daughters Mrs. Daniel Vrohman and Mrs. James Aucompaugh. Funeral at Baptist church. Rev. F.M. McClintic officiating.

Hand-dated 1933

Orpha Gould

Ex-Shepherd Woman Dies In Eagle Rock, Col.

Special to the State Journal

March 10- Mrs. Orpha Gould for many years a resident of the Shepherd community and later of Mt, Pleasant, died March 5 at the home of her son Foster Gould of Eagle Rocks Calif She was born in Grand Rapids 64 years ago. Interment was made at Eagle Rock. Mrs. Gould is survived by one daughter and three sons Mrs. Claude Day and Roy M. Gould of Mt. Pleasant, and Foster and Harry Gould of Eagle Rock, Calif. Mrs. Celia Kempher and Mrs. Musie Thoreneen of Olympia, Wash. are surviving sisters.

Catherine Gruber

Catherine Gruber, wife of Henry Gruber, who lives east and south of this village, died Monday evening at 6 o'clock after a short illness The deceased was 69 years of age and had been married for over 50 years, the 50tieth wedding, anniversary of her wedding having been celebrated some time ago.

The deceased came to this county with her husband and family, from Pennsylvania about 14 years ago, and has since resided here. She was the mother of 6 children, 4 boys and 2 girls, all of whom are living. They are, A.J., G.W., and Peter of this place and J.F. of Pennsylvania, and Mesdames S.P, Murtha and W.0, Miller.

Mrs. Gruber had always been a consistent Christian, and was a member of the German Reformed church. She was reconciled to death and expressed herself as perfectly willing to go.

The funeral was held this morning from the M.E, church in this village.


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