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before 1880

Ann Arbor
Times News

[death column]

In Scio, on Monday the 12th instant, of a lingering and painful illness, which she bore with patience and resignation, Mrs. Lovina, wife of Edward T. Lyon, in the 27th year of her age.

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after 1920

unidentified
clipping

THREE DROWN WHEN ICE ON LAKE BREAKS
Tragedy of Local Men Discovered Early Monday Morning
John Streiter and Son, Leo E. Clarence Casterline, Brother-in-law of John Streiter

Three local men were drowned late Sunday afternoon or Sunday night on Little Cedar lake, three miles west of Chelsea, when they broke through the ice while fishing. The tragedy was not discovered until early Monday morning and the bodies were not recovered until about 7 o'clock that morning.

The victims were:
John J. Streiter, 56, 917 Bath street.
Leo E. Streiter, 28, his son, 124 Chapin street.
Clarence Casterline, 45, 119 Franklin avenue.

Triple funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Muehlig chapel with Rev. Andrew E. Kurth, Detroit, former pastor of the Calvary Evangelical church, in charge. Interment will be made in Bethlehem cemetery. Friends may call at the Muehlig chapel.

Casterline's brother-in-law, Benjamin Kuhl, Sharon township, became alarmed about 1 o'clock Monday morning when the three men failed to return to their homes. He went to the vicinity of the lake and found a deserted automobile and a coat on the shore belonging to one of the men. Deputies at Chelsea were notified as well as Sheriff Jacob B. Andres. Deputies Clyde Bennett and Alex. Schlupe were sent to the scene. When the bodies were recovered Dr. E. C. Ganzhorn, coroner was called, who said an inquest was not necessary.

John J. Streiter was born in Freedom township and had been a resident of Ann Arbor for the past 30 years. He is survived by the widow, Minnie Casterline Streiter; a daughter, Mrs. Cleon Crippen, and a son, Roy, both of Ann Arbor; three grandchildren; two brothers, Carl of Lima township, and Henry of Milwaukee, Wis.; two sisters, Mrs. John Seek, Chicago, and Mrs. William Foor, Parma.

Leo Streiter was born in Ann Arbor and attended the public schools here. He had been an employee of the Railway Express company. He is survived by the widow, Florence Lavere Streiter; his mother; a sister, Mrs. Crippen and a brother, Roy, both of Ann Arbor; and a son, James.

Clarence Casterline, a brother-in-law of John Streiter and an uncle of Leo Streiter, was born in Sanilac county and had been a resident of Ann Arbor for 20
[?] years. He is survived by the widow, Ida Kibbie Casterline; a daughter, Mildred; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Streiter, Ann Arbor; Mrs. Benjamin Kuhl, Sharon township; Mrs. Frank Voegeding, Crystal River, Fla.
[Contributed by Charla Kurtz, charlakurtz (at) yahoo.com, The Lyke and Livingston Families]

ca 1838?/??/??

unidentified
clipping

[article]
Pg.?

Sheffield Reunion Held At Plymouth

SALEM - Mr. and Mrs. George Roberts and Ivah attended the Sheffield family reunion at the home of Mrs. Mertie Murray, Plymouth. The hostess, Mrs. Murray, 72, was the oldest member. The youngest member was the 15-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gibbs, Lansing. Officers elected were: Kenneth Rich, president; Mrs. George Roberts, vice-president; Mrs. Nellie Allen, Ovid, secretary and treasurer. The next reunion will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gibbs in Lansing.

[Contributed by Charla Kurtz, charlakurtz (at) yahoo.com]

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Michigan Argus
[death column]

In Sharon, February 23d the wife of Abraham Selfe, aged 66 years, 5 months, 18 days. The deceased was one of the old residents of the town, for 30 years had been a member of the M.E. Church, and was respected and loved by all who knew her.

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