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Ernest H. Green,
61, of 202 Hill St., Dowagiac, died Monday [December 12, 1988]
at Pawating Hospital, Niles.
The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the McLauchin-Clark Funeral Home, Dowagiac, where friends may call
after 4 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in South Wayne
Mr. Green was born July 16, 1927 in Benton Harbor.
He was a retired welder and inspector from Clark Equipment
Company. He was also a minister for the International
Pentecostal Church of Christ Association.
He was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include: his wife, the former Betty Lou
Velthouse; four daughters – Mrs. Rick (Ernestine) Bachman and
Mrs. Lew (Kathy) Sells, both of Hartford, and Mrs. David (Freida)
Dorman and Mrs. Jim (Denise) Deming, both of Dowagiac; a son,
Laurel Dale Green of Roanoke, Ala.; 12 grandchildren; one
great-grandchild; his mother, Mrs. Agnes Green of Dowagiac; a
sister, Mrs. Ruby Green of Dowagiac; and three brothers –
Kenneth, Robert and Mylan Green, all of Dowagiac.
lived in Hartford with his family from 1960-1969. He owned
and operated the Sinclair Station in Hartford 1962-1964.
53666 County Rd 687, Hartford,
passed away Saturday, July 23, 1988
at the Pine Oaks Nursing Center in Allegan. She was born
January 30, 1902 in Lakefield, MN.
She retired in 1986 after 56 years as a piano teacher,
and was formerly employed at the former Hartford Dairy Bar and a
member of the Hartford United Methodist Church.
Survivors include 1 son, Lawrence and daughter-in-law,
Lois of Hartford, 1 Grandson, Steven Blyly of Grand Rapids; 1
granddaughter, Mrs. George (Debra) Kulick of Susanville, CA; 2
great-grandchildren; a brother, Anthony John Miller Jr. of
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lloyd
Blyly on October 7, 1956, and by 2 brothers, Richard Alton
Miller on August 14, 1953 and Raymond E. Miller on January 7,
Funeral services will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. at the
Calvin Funeral Home Hartford, MI, Dr. David L. Crawford
officiating. Burial to follow in Maple Hill Cemetery,
Hartford. Friends may call after 7 o’clock Tuesday night.
Memorials to the Hartford United Methodist Church or
the Hartford Fire Dept. Ambulance Service.
Transcribed from the 7-25-1988 issue
of the Kalamazoo Gazette.
NOTE: Mary is the daughter of
Anthony & Julia Miller, both of whom preceded her in death.
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