Transcripts of Obituaries in Mt. Pleasant Newspapers
Cotter’s of Isabella County, Michigan
The transcriptions are as published in the newspaper, without corrections or modifications. Some individuals may have more than one obituary as it may have been published in several newspapers at the time, with different information in each.
Daily Times-News, February 2, 1961
Services for Beatrice Cotter
Beatrice Cotter of Weidman passed away at Central Michigan Community Hospital February 1. She was born August 10, 1904 in Isabella County.
Funeral services will be Saturday morning at 10 o’clock in St. Philomena Catholic Church in Beal City. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Surviving are: her husband, William; one son, Norman F. Cotter of Lansing; six sisters, Mrs. Bernice Baken, Detroit, Louise Crossweight of Detroit, Hazel Town of Jackson, Mable Quick of Portage Lake, Edna Haight of Lansing and Helen Noa of charlotte.
Rosary will be said Friday at 8 p.m. in the J. J. Rush Funeral Home.
Obituary: Daily Times-News, February 2, 1961; Page 2, Column 5.
Daily Times-News, August 26, 1975
William Cotter, 88, 1343 S. Watson Rd, died Aug. 25 at the Isabella County Medical Care Facility.
A former resident of Portland, Ore., he was born July 12, 1887 in Isabella Township. Mr. Cotter was a millwright, formerly with the Harris Milling Company, Mount Pleasant. He was a member of St. John's Christian Church, Portland.
Services are pending at the Stinson Funeral Home.
He is survived by six sons, Doyle, Dolton and Merle, California, Orville and Donald Sr., Mount Pleasant, and Dolph, Lansing; two daughters, Mrs. George (Eva May) Campbell, Mount Pleasant, and Mrs. Paul (Gladys) Jurado, Midland; 24 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Eva Jarman, Mount Pleasant; and two brothers Glen Jarman, rosebush, and Thern Jarman, Sunnyfield.
Obituary: Daily Times-News, August 26, 1975; Page 10, Column 2.
Daily Times-News, August 27, 1975
Services have been set for 1 p.m. Friday at the Stinson Funeral Home for William Cotter, 88, 1343 S. Watson Rd.
Mr. George Stehle will officiate and burial will be at Riverside Cemetery.
Survivors include six sons, Doyle, Dolton and Merle, California, Dolph, Lansing, Orville and Donald, Sr., Mount Pleasant; two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Gladys) Jurado, Midland and Mrs. George (Eva May) Campbell, Mount Pleasant; 24 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Obituary: Daily Times-News, Aug. 27, 1975; Page 12, Column 1
Daily Times-News, November 3, 1975
Eileen A. Cotter
Eileen A. Cotter, 58, Isabella County, died Saturday in Gratiot Community Hospital, Alma. She was born June 13, 1917, in Nottawa Township and had been a life-long resident of Isabella County.
She is survived by her husband, Wilmer, two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Shirleen) Gepford, Rosebush and Mrs. Arnnie (Mary Kay) Price, Mount Pleasant; five sons, Ronald, Larry and Tom, Weidman, John, Mount Pleasant, and James, Rosebush; her mother, Mrs. William Halfman, Mount Pleasant; four sisters, Mrs. Stanley (Rita) Block, Weidman, Mrs. Robert (Ester) Scully, Mrs. Patrick (Ann) McCormick, and Mrs. Sylvester (Betty) Wieferich, Mount Pleasant; two brothers, William Halfman, Detroit and Gerald Halfman, Coleman; and 16 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Vada Sargent and her father, William Halfman.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Beal City. Scripture services are 8 p.m. Monday at the J. J. Rush funeral Home, Mount Pleasant.
Burial will be Calvery Cemetery, Mount Pleasant.
Obituary: Daily Times-News, November 3, 1975; Page 10, Columns 1-2.
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