Kalamazoo Gazette
Kalamazoo Gazette
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Description: Michigan Deaths

Date: December 24 1922

Newspaper published in: Kalamazoo, MI

Page/Column: 3

Michigan Deaths

Cassopolis. Harold Shaffer, student at Kalamazoo, is dead at the home of his wife's mother Mrs. Lydia Martin. He leaves a bride of a few months who is a popular teacher in the Vandalia school.

Berrien Springs. George T. Shortridge, 79, is dead here just two months and two days after his wife lost her life when their home burned here.

Vandalia. Mrs. Beniah Richardson is dead here after an illness extending since she fell and broke her hip, several years ago.

Bay City. Mrs. George A. Coernell, 58, died late Thursday after an illness of two and one half years, at hr home, 251 Van Buren Street. She was born in Canada 58 years ago and has been a resident of Bay City for the past 42 years.

Standish. Mrs. William LaForce, 80, pioneer of Arenac County is dead.

Fremont. Francis Smith, 9 year old son of Floyd Smith, Solon Township farmer, was killed instantly when he slipped in the road, falling in front of a gravel truck driven by Clinton Sevey. The driver was exonerated from all blame.

Cadillac. Mrs. W. H. Kane of this city suffered a stroke at the funeral of her brother, in Concord, Michigan, and is dead here.

Charlotte. George Lamie (Lamle?), 43 (48?), Chester Township farmer, died of heart trouble while doing chores.

Benton Harbor. James A. Proctor, superintendant of the Benton Harbor Forging Company, is dead at his home here.

Manila. Associate Justice E. Finley Johnson, of the supreme court of the Philippines, has been granted leave to return to Ann Arbor, Michigan, with the remains of his son, [David] Cecil Johnson, who died in Manila. His son's widow is returning to Ann Arbor, her former home.


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