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Name

Birth

Death

Section

Row

Row

Transcribers

Last

First

Middle

Date

Date

Age

Number

Number

Pos.

Transcriptions

Comments

Edmunds

Close-up

Louisa

C.

1840

1899

 

1

3

4

 

 

Edwards

C.

Don

1915

1987

 

3

3

22

Married: 5/4/1957 / Together Forever

 

Edwards

Charlotte

B.

1896

1972

 

3

3

23

Mother And Brother

 

Edwards

Flag Stand

H.

Maxwell

1916

1971

 

3

3

23

Mother And Brother

Flag Stand- 1941 World War 1945

Edwards

Virginia

 

1928

 

 

3

3

21

Married: 5/4/1957 / Together Forever

 

Eisenhardt

Back

Temporary Marker

View before permanent marker

View

Shay (Fuhrman)

Lynn

5/29/1972

7/17/2003

 

7

1

4

 

 

Eldred

Grant

H.

1929

2005

 

5

2

8

Married: 9/20/1951

 

Eldred

Janet

D.

1929

 

 

5

2

8

Married: 9/20/1951

 

Elias

Genrose

3

6

9

Unmarked Grave

Elzinga

Suzie

Jo

1962

1963

2

18

4

Our Baby

Emerson

Alice

S.

1890

1956

2

11

5

Emerson

Ross

F.

1890

19- -

2

11

5

Emmitt

Thomas

P.

1909

1985

2

16

3

Engelman

Back

Deborah

Jean

10/30/1952

7/25/1991

 

5

10

2

Wife of Jim - Mother of Mike

 

Ennis

Gary

R.

12/14/1947

9/19/1978

1

10

5

US Army Flag Stand

Ennis

Glenn

R.

1921

1998

1

10

4

Ennis

Phyllis

M.

1925

2004

1

10

4

Ennis

Thomas

R.

6/1943

1

10

6

Erkkila

Hannah

1885

1967

1

13

2

Erkkila

Kusti

1885

1950

1

13

3

Erlenbush

Flag Stand

Lester

F.

3/27/1915

12/27/1969

 

3

12

12

Michigan SFC US Army World War II Korea

Flag Stand 1941 1945

Escamilla

Mildred

M.

1922

1992

 

3

3

6

Married: 6/3/1949

 

Escamilla

Ramiro

Q.

1928

1980

 

3

3

6

Married: 6/3/1949

 

Ettwein

Donald

James

1916

1975

1

20

8

Everts

Jody

M

4

4

6

Unmarked Grave

Evink

Bryan

J.

8/7/1973

8/5/1975

 

3

11

7

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

 

Ewing

William Jacob

Scott

5

14

2

Unmarked Grave

Falkenburg

Michael

C.

11/28/1947

5/16/2006

 

7

1

14

Married: 7/23/1966 / Best Friends

 

Falkenburg

Norma

A.

9/15/1949

5/17/2007

 

7

1

14

Married: 7/23/1966 / Best Friends

 

Fara

Back

Joseph

Frank

6/5/1932

1/30/1993

 

3

9

1

Married: 2/27/1985

Member Fire Dept Symbol

Fara

Back

Patricia (Biljum)

C.

2/27/1933

5/4/2002

 

3

9

2

Married: 2/27/1985

 

Fee

Ansel

3

14

5

Unmarked Grave

Felzer

Harry

C.

1902

1960

2

12

11

Felzer

Sally

B.

1910

1990

2

12

11

Ferguson

Glen

1894

1992

1

8

1

Ferris

Dorothy

 

1916

2005

 

1

20

11

Mother / Married: 1935-1996

 

Ferris

Harold

 

1909

1996

 

1

20

11

Father / Married: 1935-1996

 

Ferris

Robert

H.

6/13/1942

5/14/1978

1

20

12

Son

Ferus

Flag Stand

Gustav

 

1922

1980

 

3

9

6

WW II US Army

2 Flag Stands US Veteran

Ferus

Patricia

1926

3

9

6

Ferweda

Katherine

Amanda

11/19/1985

4

1

9

Our Baby

Fink

Helmut

1925

1973

2

17

4

In God's Care

Finley

James

E.

5/21/1925

 

 

6

2

6

Married: 5/9/1949

 

Finley

Pansy

D.

7/11/1932

6/7/2002

 

6

2

6

Married: 5/9/1949

 

Fitzstephens

James

M.

1937

3

2

4

Fitzstephens

Victoria

A.

1954

1984

3

2

4

Fleming

Back

Audrey

M.

1931

 

 

6

6

9

Married: 4/30/1950/ Loving Parents Of Linda, Kathy, Karen And Tom

 

Fleming

Back

Thomas

F.

1930

1998

 

6

6

9

Married: 4/30/1950/ Loving Parents Of Linda, Kathy, Karen And Tom

 

Flora

Virginia

B.

1927

1972

1

19

5

Flora

William

G.

1925

1

19

5

Floyd

Everett

L.

3/31/1923

5

13

6

Floyd

M.

Virginia

6/28/1924

5

13

6

Forin

Lora

F.

1910

1983

3

9

12

Beloved Mother

 

Forth

Back

Robert

Grant

1947

1973

 

3

8

12&13

Stopping, And Seeing Every Sound Stopping, And Hearing Every Stone Stopping, To Let In The Wind Stopping And Not Having To Be Somebody

 

Fox

Back

Military

Dale

L.

5/29/1942

5/26/2005

 

6

3

8

Married: 10/17/1981/ Dale & Irma Loving Parents Of Kathy Sue /SP4 US Army Vietnam

Mason Symbol

Fox

Back

Irma

S.

4/4/1944

 

 

6

3

8

Married: 10/17/1981/ Dale & Irma Loving Parents Of Kathy Sue

Medical Symbol

Fox

Rita

E.

1944

2

15

10

Fox

Thomas

A.

1943

2

15

10

Frailey

Cecil

W.

1900

1988

5

16

2

Frailey

Neva

D.

1917

5

16

2

Francisco

Nathan

1820

1896

1

9

8

Francisco

Close-up

Rebecca

L.

 

?

50

1

9

9

Wife Of Nathan Francisco

 

Frazier

Roy

V.

9/17/1949

6/18/1969

3

16

13

Dear Husband

Freeman

Separate

A.

H.

 

4/30/1890

73

2

1

1

Father

Separate marker with Father on top

Freeman

Separate

Diana

 

 

11/13/1897

77

2

1

3

Wife of A.H. Freeman / Mother

Separate marker with Mother on top

Freeman

Herman

J.

1874

1958

2

11

10

Freeman

Hosmer

1845

1898

2

9

9

Freeman

Mabel

M.

1881

1928

2

11

11

Freeman

Sarah

B.

1853

1922

2

9

10

Freeman Family Monument

Close-up

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

2

 

 

Fricke

George

1907

1973

3

17

7

Fricke

Lillian

Marie

1919

1985

5

12

9

Fricke

Wannetta

1912

3

17

7

Fricke Family Monument

 

 

 

 

 

5

11

8

Christmas Every Day New Year's Every Night

 

Fulton

Carol (Frederick)

L.

1943

1994

3

3

12

Eastern Star Symbol

Furtaw

Larry

N.

1941

 

 

5

2

5

Married: 2/1/1962

 

Furtaw

Susan

F.

1942

2001

 

5

2

5

Married: 2/1/1962

 

Galbreath

Brandon (Brigance)

C.

1/5/1989

12/28/1992

5

11

2

Son

Galbreath

Leslie

Ann

10/4/1968

12/28/1992

5

11

2

Mother

Gallagher

Terrence

E.

10/17/1950

10/30/1968

 

3

11

18

Mathew 11:28 Come Unto Me All Ye that Lafour And Are Heaven Laden And I Will Give You Rest

 

Ganz

Back

Daniel

John

1/30/1954

7/14/1992

 

5

13

5

M Go Blue / Loving Husband Of Ann / Beloved Father Of Diana, Megan And Philip

 

Gard

Betty

G.

1925

2000

7

4

13

Gard

James

E.

1916

1993

7

4

13

Garnaat

Gloria

J.

6/27/1932

11/21/2002

6

6

11

Garnaat

Roy

K.

12/15/1930

12/15/1994

6

6

11

Garrett

Flag Stand

David

W.

11/17/1936

3/29/1992

 

3

11

5

 

Flag Stand Korea US 1950-1955

Garrett

Richard

I.

1913

1984

3

11

6

Garrett

Wilnetta

L.

1915

1980

3

11

6

Garside

Clara

1885

1943

1

11

7

Garside

James, II

W.

1908

1988

1

12

6

Garside

James, Sr.

1881

1963

1

11

6

Garside

Thelma

W.

1908

1988

1

12

5

Garside Family Monument

Plot View

 

 

 

 

 

1

11

8

 

 

Gary

Grace

 

9/13/1918

 

 

5

3

1

Married: 12/19/1936

 

Gary

Murmun

L.

3/13/1915

2/5/1987

 

5

3

1

Married: 12/19/1936

 

Gasaway

Back

Charles

E.

12/24/1920

8/24/1996

 

6

4

1

Married: 10/11/1941/ Our Children C. Edward, Irma, William And Edith

Mason Symbol

Gasaway

Back

Pauletta

F.

12/14/1923

5/13/2004

 

6

4

1

Married: 10/11/1941/ Our Children C. Edward, Irma, William And Edith

Order Of Eastern Star Symbol

Geib

Elizabeth

Anne

2/25/1930

7

4

15

Geib

Eric

3/29/1928

2/25/2005

7

4

15

Gent

Flag Stand

Harry

 

6/21/1921

5/19/1974

 

3

5

20

S SGT US Army

Flag Stand - 1941 World War 1945

Gerard

Earl

S.

1921

1990

5

14

3

Germain

Bernard

K.

1934

 

 

7

4

8

Be Happy Go Fishing

 

Germain

Marilyn

E.

1935

7

4

8

Caring Person

Gersey

Back

Marilyn

J.

7/19/1929

1/10/1996

 

3

3

5

Married 4/10/1992 / Dau. Of E. & J. Bastian

 

Gersey

Back

Steven

 

4/28/1927

 

 

3

3

4

Married 4/10/1992 / 82 Airborne Vet WWII

 

Getz

Jeanette 'Jan'

L.

9/29/1961

5

15

6

Daughter's

Getz

Joyce

A.

3/16/1936

 

 

5

15

6

Parents / Married: 3/27/1954

 

Getz

Paul

A.

5/17/1933

 

 

5

15

6

Parents / Married: 3/27/1954

 

Getz

Sandy

L.

6/25/1960

4/20/2002

5

15

7

Daughter's

Gibbs

Ida

Mabel

1895

1974

3

18

6

Gibson

Betty

R.

7/7/1923

8/30/1994

 

6

8

5

 

Flag Stand Veteran US WW II

Gibson

Richard

E.

1/29/1923

11/24/1997

 

6

8

5

 

Flag Stand Veteran US WW II

Giles

Flag Stand

David

J.

6/28/1974

5/6/1985

 

2

19

11

Beloved Son And Brother

 

Giles

Flag Stand

Jene

A.

8/8/1945

8/12/1978

 

2

19

10

SGT US Army

Flag Stand Vietnam Service 1964-1975

Gillespie

Gilbert

C.

4/28/1931

12/27/1976

 

3

3

18

Brother / I Am With You, Wandering Through Memory Lane

 

Gilmore

Elizabeth

 

1832

1915

 

2

10

7

His Wife / Mother / Asleep In Jesus

 

Gilmore

Ida (Hall)

 

1860

1930

 

2

9

5

Wife Of J.M. Gilmore

 

Gilmore

James

M.

1858

1933

2

9

4

Gilmore

John

 

1830

1906

 

2

10

6

Father / He Died As He Lived Trusting In The Lord

 

Gilmore

Lawrence

 

6/5/1893

10/28/1894

 

2

9

8

Our Baby / Son Of James & Ida Gilmore

 

Gilmore

Roy

James

1891

1903

 

2

9

6

Son Of James & Ida Gilmore

 

Gilmore

Unknown

1887

2

9

7

Our Darling

Gilmore Family Monument

 

 

 

 

 

2

10

5

 

 

Gitchel

Joyce

E.

11/17/1930

12/18/1976

3

4

15

Glass

Forest

D.

1895

1968

1

15

8

Glass

Grover

J.

1889

1961

1

15

8

Goddard

Edwin

N.

1904

1997

 

5

13

2

Beloved Husband Of Elizabeth S. Goddard

 

Goddard

Ethel

1884

1969

3

12

13

Goddard

William

1885

1972

3

12

13

Gordon

Charlotte

E.

1911

1985

3

12

16

Gorzceycki

Marcel

 

 

 

 

3

16

 

 

Unmarked Grave

Gould

Dean

Duane

4/30/1931

 

 

6

1

5

Married: 3/23/1953

 

Gould

Margaret

Joanne

11/29/1933

4/5/2003

 

6

1

5

Married: 3/23/1953

 

Graham

Catherine 'Kay'

H.

2/14/1926

 

 

5

5

1

Married: 4/22/1946

 

Graham

Elwood "Moby"

C.

11/28/1924

4/16/1986

 

5

5

1

Married: 4/22/1946

 

Graham

Larry

L.

1943

1996

6

4

11

Graham

Lenett

L.

1945

6

4

11

Greendyke

Angie

 

2/23/1928

 

 

3

5

15

Married: 3/1/1946

 

Greendyke

Donald

 

6/11/1919

5/26/1976

 

3

5

15

Married: 3/1/1946

 

Gregoropulos

Ardelle

M.

5/4/1921

 

 

2

17

7

Beloved Wife And Mother

 

Gregoropulos

Stephen

D.

9/10/1911

9/16/1963

 

2

18

7

Illinois PFC US Army World War II

 

Gremel

Kathryn

I.

1930

2005

7

1

13

Gremel

Norman

A.

1924

7

1

13

Griffin

Ann

?

?/?1873

?

2

3

5

Griffin

Flag Stand

Donald

V.

10/21/1895

11/4/1971

 

3

10

13

Michigan PVT Co C 354 Infantry World War I

Flag Stand  US World War 1 Veteran

Griffin

Viola

A.

7/1/1902

7/18/1989

3

10

14

Grigg

Shaun

M.

1980

2000

 

6

2

1

You Are Missed

 

Griggs

Clarice

I.

1897

1971

 

2

16

8

Mother / In Loving Memory

 

Griggs

Margaret 'Mickie'

1916

2

18

14

Griggs

Roland

F.

1894

1967

 

2

16

8

Father / In Loving Memory

 

Griggs

Roland

Steve

1917

1978

2

18

14

Flag Stand

Grimes

Charles

R.

8/9/1913

6/27/1997

3

18

14

Pop

Grimes

Zilpha

M.

9/4/1904

3/21/1977

3

18

13

Mother

Grissom

John

D.

1962

1983

3

1

4

Grochowski

Back

Eugene

Victor

9/4/1966

10/27/1995

 

6

4

5

Healer / Like A Shooting Star That Streaks Across A Darkened Sky His Bried Journey Will Burn Brightly And Foreverů

 

Groothuis

Johanna

1921

5

12

17

Groothuis

Rhyne

1920

1993

5

12

17

Grove

Back

Linda

Kaye

5/17/1962

1/19/2002

 

6

3

1

Bryan Scott And Linda Kaye Married 6/19/1982 Blessed With Joshua Sara Matthew Andrew Abigail

 

Grover

Dorothy

J.

1921

1972

2

12

10

Grover

Norman

L.

1918

2004

 

2

12

10

 

Flag Stand - US Veteran

Grube

Close-up

Close-up

Donald

N.

1909

1990

 

3

10

9

Married:  3/29/1930 / Dad

 

Grube

Close-up

Close-up

Gertrude

N.

1911

2000

 

3

10

9

Married:  3/29/1930 / Mom

 

Gruizenga

Janet

 

1917

2000

 

5

16

4

Married: 10/1/1937

 

Gruizenga

Joe

 

1915

1995

 

5

16

4

Married: 10/1/1937

 

Grupe

Military

Carl

E.

10/25/1926

1/3/1989

 

5

7

12

Married: 10/23/1948 / Cox US Navy World War II

 

Grupe

Military

Leonard 'Lenny'

H.

1952

1992

 

5

7

11

Son Of Whitey & Lou / US Army Vietnam

 

Grupe

M.

Lucille

1928

1998

 

5

7

12

Married: 10/23/1948

 

Guetschow

Frank

J.

1894

1984

3

14

9

Guetschow

Wilma

1901

1970

3

14

9

Guy

Andy

1946

1967

2

20

2

US Navy

Flag Stand

Guy

George

Andrew

3/10/1946

10/8/1967

 

2

20

3b

Michigan CEP3 US Navy Vietnam

 

Guy

Margaret 'Peggy'

1914

2

20

1

Guy

Nellie

4

5

1

Unmarked Grave

Guy

Tom

1912

1991

2

20

1

Haas

Dorothy

L

 

 

 

3

9

 

 

Unmarked Grave

Hageman

Edward, D.V.M.

H.

1910

1988

2

10

8

Kiwanis  Symbol

Hageman

Faye

Marie

1917

2

10

8

Ode Symbol

Hagerman

Mark

T.

8/13/1952

12/13/1976

3

4

18

Hagerman

Flag Stand

Samuel

J.

6/15/1957

12/16/1983

 

3

4

17

Staff SGT

Flag Stand - US Veteran

Hakamaki

Jerry

Alan

6/26/1945

4/20/1980

 

1

21

7

Verse Romans 8:18

 

Hall

Amanda

L.

1839

1920

2

7

8

His Wife

Hall

Ernest

C.

1883

1953

1

7

4

Hall

Flag Stand

Flag Stand

George

T.

1834

1917

 

2

7

7

 

Flag Stand GAR Veteran / Star Medaillon

Hall

Linda

Shannon

1947

1994

 

3

4

16

At Rest In Peace

 

Hall

Minnie

A.

1879

1949

1

7

4

Hall Family Monument

 

 

 

 

 

2

7

9

 

 

Hangar

Hilary

J.

1921