GREENDALE TOWNSHIP CEMETERY, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

Section 26, Greendale Township. On W. Stewart Road three-quarters of a mile west of Magruder Road. Township owned. Read cemetery east to west, stones read south to north. Read by Margaret Wegner on September 2, 2004.

 

SECTION ONE

Row One

Hitsman, baby   1897

Gould monument
Gould, Alanson  July 12, 1901  age 63y 2m 19d

Voorhees, Isabella  1864 - 1929   wife of Jas. Voorhees  (Jan. 5)

Raab, Nicholas L. 1908 - 1986
Raab, Henrietta L.  1866 - 1962   wife  (June 17)
Rabb, Nicholas  1858 - 1927   (Aug. 13)

Spencer, Melvin  1943-                    married Dec. 12, 1964
Spencer, Kay A.  1939 - 1990    Harnick

Harnick, Crystal  1897 - 1957   wife   (Feb. 22)
Harnick, George  1890 - 1972    husband   (Jan. 27)

Larsen, Ana  1858 - 1915    wife of Jacob Larsen   (June 9)
Larsen, J. Jacob  1860 - 1934   (Jess Jacob; Dec. 15)
Larsen monument

Vinton, Helen Irene   1927 - 1929   (April 12)

Anibal, Daniel C. L.   1970 - 1971  (Feb. 6)

McLean, Ronald C.   Aug. 23, 1908 - Dec. 7, 1999
McLean, Nadean W.  Sept. 6, 1912 – June 10, 1961
McLean Jeanette J.   March 20, 1935 – June 3, 1945

Stevens, John A. 1961 – 1962
Stevens, Harry A.  Oct. 14, 1897 – Nov. 15, 1969   Pvt.  420 Telegraph BN
                                 World War II
Stevens, Laura M. 1918 – 1999

McLean, Susan M.  Sept. 22, 1955 – June 13, 1987
McLean, David A.  Feb. 9, 1955 – June 13, 1987   married July 21, 1973

McLean, Mary A.  1921 -              mother
McLean, Russel J.  1914 -            father     married Feb. 26, 1938

Haley, Barbara L.  1944 –
Haley, William T.   1944 – 1992    married Dec. 27, 1962

Row Two

Gibbs, Truman C.  Co H 141 NY Inf  (died July 6, 1912)
Gibbs, Ellen J.  born Nov. 25, 1857  died Nov. 16, 1863   aged 6 yrs 5mos 21dys
Gibbs, Frances B.  born Dec. 10, 1820  died Aug. 14, 1869   aged 43 yrs, 3 mos
                                 & 25 dys

Dean monument
Dean, Adelia  June 2, 1858 – Sept. 24, 1887   gone but not forgotten

Gibbs, Bessie E.  1897 – 1910   dau of Albert E. Gibbs
Gibbs, Albert E.  1859 – 1925   husband
Gibbs, Addie E.  1873 – 1962   wife
Gibbs, Hattie M.  1894 – 1950  dau of Albert E. Gibbs

Kissick, Leah F.  1906 – 1988
Kissick, Robert L.  1903 – 1963  (March 18)

Degase, John R.  1954 -1982     (small metal sign)

Vinton, Richard W.  1891 – 1980    father  (July 4)
Vinton, Julia J.  1894 – 1973  married  May 23, 1923   (Sept. 24)
Vinton, Kenneth  1925 – 2001

Sparks, George W.  died May 26, 1954

McCray, Rockford “Kirk”  7/24/1963 – 7/16/1985  all my love all my life
Becky 10-30-82   Mal. 3:10

Clark, Mark J.  April 1949   (baby)

Cornelius, John A.  1958 – 1981

Clark, Augusta  April 18, 1906 – July 19, 1997   beloved wife
Clark, James A.  Oct. 10, 1892 – April 15, 1971  Michigan Pvt. Co. B 30
                                    Engineers World War I

Barton, Donnie Mae  April 29, 1914 – Oct. 21, 1988
Barton, Richard W.  Feb. 29, 1924 – Mar. 13, 1999

Hodges, Andrew E.   Aug. 7, 1947 – April 29, 1990    Peshu

 

SECTION TWO

Row One

Dean, Eli G.  1834 – 1929  (Sept. 13)
Dean, Electa C.  1834 – 1917  (March 5)

Carpenter, Hazel   April 19, 1899 – Nov. 5, 1909
Carpenter, Roy E.  March 27, 1903 – Sept. 26, 1944

Carpenter, Bertha E.  1860 – 1930   (Feb. 11)
Carpenter, Dexter D.  1856 – 1916

small stone  - mother

Conrad monument
Conrad, Lewis  died Jan. 27, 1912  aged 77 years  11ds   father

Alspaugh, Bernice   1918 – 1930    (1920)

Christ, Lydia  Dec. 13, 1851 – Nov. 18, 1933   mother
Christ, Donus   July 24, 1846 – Sept. 11, 1930   father

Sabin, Hazel J. 1923 – 1998  mother

Dill, Lloyd J. 1913 – 1965    (May 31)
Dill, Catherine E.  1921 – 1972   (March 27)

Durham, James E. 1918 – 1982
Durham, Dorothy L.  1924 – 1974  (May 25)
Durham, Robert L.  1948 – 1966  (June 18)
Durham, Duane M.  1966 – 1980  (Sept. 6)

Row Two

Brokaw, Lucy  Jan. 19, 1855 – May 14, 1909
Brokaw monument
Brokow, Abraham  May 29, 1845 – Feb. 18, 1909

Casner, John C.  Co. E 123 Ohio Inf
Casner, Moses   Co. E. 123  Ohio Inf  (GAR)

Woodruff, Cornelius V.  Nov. 24, 1833 – Sept. 22, 1903
Woodruff, Sarah A.  July 16, 1830 – June 4, 1906
Woodruff, C. V.   1st Sgt. Co. P  46 Ind Inf  (same dates as Cornelius V. above)

Wentz, Gordon Raymond  Jan. 31, 1945   son of Robert & Dorothy

Cornell, Ida M.  1863 – 1925  (May 26)
Cornell, Oscar L.  1856 – 1921  (March 7)
Cornell, Walter E.  1888 – 1917

Brokaw, Manley S.  1876 – 1940   father  (Jan. 17)
Brokaw, Flora  1884 – 1951   mother
Brokaw, Leo J.  1907 – 1967   brother  (Feb. 1)

Bigelow, George A.  1854 – 1945   (Sept. 8)
Bigelow, Eva E.  1886 – 1947  (March 20)

Swoffer, Frank W.  June 16, 1927 – July 21, 1995  Pvt. U. S. Army World War II

Rupp, Harry C.  1888 – 1976  married Dec. 25, 1924  (Harvey; March 16)
Rupp, Florence Beckman  1906 – 1990

Stallings, David L.  Dec. 15, 1945 – Sept. 5, 1987
Stallings, Connie L.   Nov. 18, 1949 – Sept. 16, 2000

Row Three

Norris, Archi R.  died Jan. 18, 1904  son of Wm. & Jennie  (Jan. 13)
Norris, Mable  Sept. 27 – Nov. 5, 1930    our darling

Gothan, Delvin L.  1913 – 1921  (Dec. 26)
Gothan, Lillian R.  1886 – 1920  (Feb. 12)
Gothan, William H.  1878 – 1949  (April 18)

Riemenschneider, Rex E.  Jan. 24, 1902 – March 12, 1907
Riemenschneider, Julia   born Feb. 29, 1872  died Mar. 12, 1922   she rests
                                    In peace

Kappler, Pauline 1923 – 2002    married June 29, 1947
Kappler, Leon E.  1925 – 2002   U. S. Navy  WWII

Varner, Susan E.  1881 – 1928  (Dec. 31)
Varner, John W. 1877 – 1960  (March 10)

 Row Four

Conrad  (?)
Conrad, Ellen J. Gibbs  June 3, 1868 – May 1, 1908  wife of W. D. Conrad 
                                    mother   dau of T. Gibbs
Conrad, Willard D.  March 5, 1867 – July 13, 1938

Haight, Minnie   died Jan. 28, 1899  aged 3yrs 11mos  24days  (Hutchinson)
Haight monument
Haight, Rachel  born Feb. 11, 1828   died  ?

Gibbs, Leslie D.  1910 – 1997    married July 10, 1943
Gibbs, Cynthia  1917 – 1998

Vought, Richard W.  1905 – 1927   (May 31, 1928)
Vought, Edward F.  1879 – 1952  (April 7)
Vought, Minnie E.  1881 – 1970  (Nov. 25)

Straub, Ilah   Oct. 27, 1908 – Feb. 18, 1909  dau of A. P. & Mary

Carpenter, Harry E.  1921 – 1994
Carpenter, Beatrice N. 1921 –

Polhamus, William  1969 – 1941  (Dec. 12)

Row Five

Osborn, Charles    (no dates)

Kelsey, Frankie  Mar. 15, 1904 – June 2, 1904
Kelsey, Earnest  (no dates)
Kelsey, Viola  Aug. 13-30, 1902
Kelsey, Elsie   Sept. 28, 1882 – Oct. 14, 1902

Row Six

Thornton, Douglas Dexter  1955  (baby; Jan. 18)
Thornton, Patrick Hazen  July 19, 1942 – Sept. 29, 1944  “Pat”
Thornton, Clair Michael    July 26, 1941 – Sept. 29, 1944  “Mike”
Thornton, Dexter D.  1919 – 1961  (Dec. 1)
Thornton, Winifred M.  1918 -              mother

Lilly, John T. Feb. 6, 1875 – Jan. 26, 1962
Lilly, Mary Jane  April 16, 1884 – April 23, 1967

Fry, Mary M.  1924 – 1949  (Sept. 25)

Lilly, Pearl  born and died 1912

Harnick, Donald L.  1947  (baby boy; May 2)
Harnick, Richard E.  1930  (baby boy; July 14)
Harnick monument
Harnick, Dora  1853 – 1940  (April 7)
Harnick, John  May 16, 1859 – Sept. 24, 1904

Betts, Kenneth R.  Jan. 3, 1924 – April 1, 2001
Betts, Arthur R.  1921 – 1921
Betts, Edith G.  1897 – 1945  (Jan. 4)
Betts, Daniel R.  May 25, 1889 – Jan. 1, 1960  Michigan Mech Btry B119
                                    Fld Arty. World War I  PH

Lilly, Helen D.  Jan. 12, 1934 -                     married Oct. 7, 1950
Lilly, Harry H.  March 15, 1922 – Oct. 28, 1996   Fuzzy

Barton, Mary L.  1926 -                     married April 19, 1946
Barton, Freddie H.  Oct. 22, 1922 – Feb. 2, 1959  Mich Tec 5 686 Engr
                                    Base Equip Co. WWII   (Fred)

Row Seven

Thornton, Wesley D.   Jan. 26, 1921 – Jan. 11, 1969  beloved father   son of
                                    Mae & Clair
Thornton, Mae  1891 – 1955  (Jan. 16)
Thornton, Dallas M.  1927 – 1944  (Aug.)
Thornton, Clair W. 1883 – 1942  (Dec. 7)

Carpenter, Jessie M. 1886 – 1969  (Converse; buried April 9, 1969)
Carpenter, Herbert C. 1887 -1938  (Oct. 31)

Voorhees, Henry L.  Dec. 15, 1839 – June 28, 1910  (Jan. 28)
Voorhees, Jane Anderson  Jan. 23, 1840  his wife   thy trials have ended thy
                                    rest is won
Voorhees, Henry L.  Co. F  18 NY Inf  (same as Henry Voorhees above)
Voorhees monument

Noyes, Isabella  1898 – 1962  (Sept. 19)
Noyes, Richard M.  1893 – 1965  (Oct. 2)

Mercer, Herman J.  1927 – 1980  (April 13)

Carpenter, James A.  1908 – 1967  (Sept. 11)
Carpenter, Elsie L.  1914 – 1988

Row Eight

Raab, Mary E. 1905 – 1981
Raab, John E.  1905 – 1984

Hibbard, Harvey W.  Sept. 17, 1919 – May 9, 1944  Michigan Sgt. 34 Inf  24
                                    Inf  Div  World War II
Hibbard, James H.  1892 – 1986
Hibbard, Caroline L.  1889 – 1983
Hibbard, Minnie M.  1873 – 1916  (July 2, 1917)
Hibbard, Warren E.  1862 – 1947  (Dec. 28)

Paulhamous, Darwin  died March 21, 1911  son of O & Maud Paulhomous

Gault, June  1930 – 1934  (May 13)
Gault, Myrtle M.  1970  (small metal sign: Jan. 2)

Priest, Alisa Renae  July 20, 1976  the rose still grows beyond

Row Nine

Talbot, Thomas   1864 – 1931  uncle
Talbot, William J.  1902 = 1935  brother   Pvt  US Marine Corps (March 9)
Talbot, Edmund   1862 -1940  (Jan. 13)
Talbot, Isabella  1872 – 1941  (Nov. 5)

Springer, Margaret E.   1875 – 1954  (April 1)
Springer, James I.  1878 – 1939  (Feb. 26)

Jordan, William  1900 – 1983
Jordan, Irene  1904 – 1980  (July 14)

Raab, Louis E.  Feb. 3, 1895 – May 30, 1956  Michigan Pfc Co F 78 Infantry
                                    World War I
Raab, Elizabeth   1863 – 1965  (April 19)

Row ten

Lott, Ruth E.  1934 – 1977    mother     (June 7)

Carpenter, Claude P.  1901 – 1969  (Sept. 24)
Carpenter, Eva J.  1898 – 1995

Betts, Leora    1870 – 1960
Betts, Ira   1871 – 1934  (Feb. 22)

Plotkin, Eva  June 28, 1896 – April 12, 1987  beloved mother and grandmother

Betts, Orval L.  1886 – 1967  (May 7)
Betts, Dale L.  1927 -                       married May 30, 1952
Betts, Elnora M.  1925 – 1999
Betts, Tim L.   July 4, 1970 –

Hamlin, David  1887 – 1969
Hamlin, Libbie  1892 – 1962   (July 16)

Row Eleven

Gothan, Velma E.  1907 – 1971   (Oct. 11)
Gothan, Fred N.  1905 – 1985
Gothan, Joyce E.  1930 – 1932    (Feb. 2)

Springer, Jean  1937 – 1937   baby  (June 25)
Springer, Glenn  1907 – 1978   US Army World War II

Cochran, Temperance M.  1881 – 1947  (Oct. 25)
Cochran, William W.  1876 – 1960
Cochran, Violet D.  1919 –
Cochran, Edwin R.   1916 – 1981

 Row Twelve

Woodbury, Sally Ann   born and died Sept. 24, 1975   God’s Angel

Ryckman, Larry Dean, Jr. 1980   10 weeks  (July 27)

Row Thirteen

Woodbury, Junior R.  Jan. 9, 1931 – July 23, 1961  Michigan Cpl  Artillery USAR
Woodbury, James Edward  Aug. 11, 1962 – May 20, 1984  SP4  US Army

grave – no marker

Weber, Carl W.  1908 – 1973  (Nov. 18)
Weber, Helen M.  1915 –

Gibson, Leslie T.  Nov. 11, 1929 – Feb. 14, 1999    US Navy  World War II

Row Fourteen

Woodbury, John W.  Feb. 14, 1932 – March 24, 1973  Michigan Cpl. US Army
                                    Korea 

Raab, Anton    July 24, 1923 – Oct. 29, 1973    Pfc US Army

Woodbury, John Langois   (small wooden cross; no dates)

SECTION THREE

Row One

Thornton, Hazen Charles  July 29, 1924 – Oct. 1, 1994

Antekeier, Vera E.   1912 – 1994     Thornton
Antekeier, Bernard J.  1902 – 1994           married Oct. 24, 1947

Breedlove, Eugene M.  1929 – 1965
Breedlove, Arlene R.  1931 – 1996

Row Two

Bell, James A.  10/29/1935 – 4/11/2000    “Corky”   (Archie Jr.)

Kern, Carol L.  1954 – 1999

Chambers, Clifford  1906 – 1979  (Feb. 21)

Row Three

Hackett, Paul E.   Sept. 2, 1929 – Oct. 7, 1988    Pfc  US Army  Korea
Hackett, Donna J.  July 20, 1936 – March 12, 2001  beloved wife and mother

Row Four

Love, Gladys M.   1919 – 1999
Love, Ernest C.  1909 – 1970  (Feb. 15)

Norris, Charles   1893 – 1971   husband
Norris, Ethel   1900 – 1995    wife         married Feb. 13, 1918

Wilber, Brenda M.  Jan. 27, 1957               mother & daughter

Brasington, Shain Way  Feb. 10, 1979 – Mar. 25, 1990  “one way”  we see your                                           face  we hear your voice  you surround us wherever we go

        

Row Five

Fry, Clara B.  1914 - 1990

Row Six

Gilbert, Leon D.   Nov. 7, 1946 – July 15, 2001

Vennard, Wilbur R.  1911 – 1999
Vennard, Madessa  1913 – 1992   Betty

 Row Seven

Vennard, James Bruce  1942 – 1999

 Row Eight

Vennard, A. LaLonde  1915 – 1967  (March 7; Arthur)
Vennard, Katherine Sue  1966 –
Vennard, James B., Jr. 1965 –

Row Nine

McCray, Allie Carl   1937 – 1964   (Nov. 14)
McCray, Rosie   1965 – 1969   daughter  (July 3)
McCray, Allie C.  1961 – 1976  (July 8)

foot stones – father, mom, dad, Butch

Smith, Dora R.  1899 – 1976  (March 10)
Smith, Delbert G.  1899 – 1981

Row Ten

McClain, Harrison V.   July 16, 1942 – May 19, 1983   beloved husband & father
McClain, Michael L.  Nov. 11, 1946 – April 22, 1993    Sgt. US Air Force Vietnam

Beach, Edith McClain  Feb. 28, 1922 – Mar. 28, 2002  cherished mother of us all

McClain, Harrison G.  Oct. 28, 1919 – Nov. 4, 1982    US Army World War II

Wurts, George H. 1904 – 1992
Wurts, Rhea B.  1908 – 1963  (Jan. 6)

Field, Edwin G.  July 29, 1943 – Aug. 3, 2002   US Navy  Vietnam

Row Eleven

Fry, Charles T.  1980 – 1980  (baby; Sept. 12)

Forney, Patricia A.  1945 – 1981
Forney, Robert L.  Oct. 19, 1931 – Nov. 11, 1992   Cpl. U S Army

Field, Larry Lynn  1958 – 1962   son   now I lay me down to sleep (June 1: twin)
Field, Edwin G.  1914 – 1980   father  (April 12)
Field, Nina M.  1918 – 1971     mother  (June 19)

Row Twelve

Cashen, Thomas Charles   June 12, 1932 – Sept. 18, 1997   veteran Sgt.
                                    US Army  Korea
Cashen, Wilma E.  1930 – 1993   married Dec. 9, 1953

Ash, Alvin I.  1913 –

Cashen, Charles Clare   1985 – 2002
Cashen, Laura A.  1961 -                 married Dec. 20, 1980
Cashen, Charles L.   1956 – 1996     mud puppy

Garrett, Robert L., Jr.    1980 – 1981   son

Row Thirteen

Raab, Joseph W.  1956 – 1969  (March 21)
Raab, Randy A.  1957 – 1969  (March 21)

Row Fourteen

Dunham, David W.   June 6, 1918 – April 26, 1968   Michigan Cpl  US Marine
                                    Corps  World War II  PH
Dunham, Anita M.  1920 – 1967

Bates, Michael J.  1951 – 1985

Row Fifteen

Degase, Bill   1918 – 1979        married Oct. 19, 1946
Degase, Gayla M.  1923 –

McKee, Kathleen  1955 –
McKee, Herbert A.  1954 – 1976    (Nov. 14)

Row Sixteen

Overton, Robert W.  1925 -                          11th Airborne  WWII
Overton, Maybelle   1928 -                           married Mar. 1951

Boyle, Robert R.  1918 -                               WWII Vet
Boyle, Mary H.  1919 –

Tryon, Anna B.   Mar. 4, 1925 – Feb. 22, 2001|
Tryon, Alton L.   Jan. 15, 1922 –

Overton, Norma G.  1926 – 1966
Overton, Theodore O.  1923 -                      married Dec. 1, 1944

Row Seventeen

Smith, Edith    Sept. 22, 1928 -                   married Dec. 1, 1944
Smith, Bud C.  May 15, 1924 – Aug. 2, 1998
Smith, Robert G.  1933 – 1994   Cpl. US Army   Korea

Row Eighteen

Walton, Dorene B.  Aug. 21, 1934 – Sept. 12, 2003    beloved mother

Price, Vernon S.  1916 – 1999       married Nov. 6, 1969
Price, Ruth M.   1915 – 1997

Row Nineteen

Marsh, George H.  1925 – 1999
Marsh, Roberta L.  1936 –

The following are listed as buried here; either could not find stone or could not read stone.

Allspaugh, infant        (stillborn; no dates)

Betts, infant  (no dates)

Bigelow, Edwin         Nov. 23, 1959   age 74y

Brokaw, David Leroy            burial Oct. 2, 1940

Brokaw, Gene E.   Dec. 13, 1942

Conrad, Anna   burial April 2, 1925

Conrad baby    Sept. 3, 1931

Conrad, Donald   stillborn  Sept. 5, 1931

Conrad, Earl  (no dates)

Counseller, Jennie Lou   Mar. 17, 1955

Derickson, Walter M.  Aug. 14, 1945

Degase, Elza (Elga)  Dec. 18, 1979

Gault, Helen Louise, Sept. 23, 1951  age 1y

Gibbs, George C.  1926

Gould, Elizabeth  Dec. 28, 1915

Greenley, Mrs. (no dates or given name)

Lilly, Thomas Lee  May 21, 1971   age 6m

McCray, Jeanette June   June 3, 1949

McCray, Nadine W.   June 10, 1961   mother

McCray, Ronald C.  8/23/1908 – 12/7/1999

Norris, Charles A.  April 23, 1971

Norris, William Jr.   burial July 30, 1933

Owen, William   July 1, 1919

Paulhamous, Nettie    June 24, 1957

Paulhauious, baby (no dates)

Paulhauious, Leo Richard  Nov. 5, 1939

Raab, Anton  June 3, 1946

Raab,  baby boy  stillborn  (no dates)

Raab, Louise  April 10, 1937

Raab, Luanna   Oct. 27, 1920

Raab, Welthy  Aug. 9, 1935

Riemenschneider, Ester   Dec. 24, 1917

Smith, Lydia   (no dates)

Swoffer, Arthur W.  Feb. 3, 1979

Swoffer, Edgar James  Sept. 27, 1954

Swoffer, James Edward   March 4, 1966

Swoffer, Rosetta   May 15, 1953

Thompson, baby  (no dates)

Vennard,  baby boy   born and died March 9, 1965

Vennard, Catherine Ellen   Oct. 30, 1966    age 2d

Wells, Eldon    baby   burial June 16, 1937

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