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Newspapers are from Port Huron, Michigan unless otherwise noted.

Last Name, First/Middle/(Maiden) Names

Uligain - Charles G.

Ulman - Walter

Uppleger - Eleanor C., Melvin T., Roy

Urban - John A.

Ureel - Paul A.

Urmy - Viola G. Hurley


Charles G. Uligian, 82
Obituary listed in the Times Herald, Sunday, 08-MAR-1998


Walter Ulman
"Port Huron - Walter Ulman, 77, of Port Huron died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, in his home. He was born Sept. 10, 1922, in Oswego, N.Y., to the late George and Catherine (Barron) Ulman. He married Lola M. Smith on June 21, 1944, in Philadelphia. She died April 11, 1975. Mr. Ulman was a sheet metal worker with Local #80. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. Mr. Ulman was a member of B.P.O.E. Lodge #343, Moose Lodge #158 and American Legion Charles Hammond Post #8. He is survived by two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Michael (Sandra K.) Stroh and Marcia Matthews and fiance', Frank Rachwal; three grandsons, Matthew Stroh, Craig (Samantha) Matthews and Mark Matthews; and two great-grandchildren, Casey and Brandon Matthews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Brownie Ulman. A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2000, in St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Clair. The Rev. Edward Ritter will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of St. Clair County Allied Veterans Council. Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church or Blue Water Hospice. Arrangements are by Pollock-Randall Funeral, Port Huron."
- Source: Times Herald, Sunday, 30-APR-2000


Eleanor C. Uppleger
"Port Huron — Eleanor C. Uppleger, 83, of 1016 Seventh St., died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 1983, in Port Huron General Hospital. She was born Nov.20, 1899, in St. Clair. She was a former Richmond and St. Clair resident. She married Roy Uppleger in 1919 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clair. He died August 1960. Mrs. Uppleger was a member of the Ladies Auxilary Coleman Post VFW. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Marie Secor, Sterling Heights; a son, Robert R., St. Clair; six grandchildren’ and seven great grandchildren. Services will be held at 9 p.m. Friday in the L. C. Friederichs and Son Funeral home, St.Clair, and at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clair. The Rev. Edward Ritter, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visiting is from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. A rosary will be recited at 8:30 pm. Thursday in the funeral home."
- Source:
local newspaper
Submitted by Pat Love


Melvin T. Uppleger
"Columbus Township - Melvin T. Uppleger, 79, died Sept. 2, 1986, in Mercy Hospital after a long illness. Mr. Uppleger was born Jan. 23, 1907, in the family residence in Columbus Township. He married Doris Pratt Oct. 16, 1948, in St. Phillip's Catholic church. He was a World War II veteran and was a life member of VFW Post 6802 in Richmond. Mr. Uppleger is survived by his wife; a stepson, Lyle Berkey, Georgia; a daughter, Vicky Ellis, Richmond; two step daughters, Phyllis Fordt, Richmond, and Janet Winn, Mio; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sept. 5 in the Hensch Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Richmond, and St. Phillip's Catholic Church. The Rev. Thomas Fraser, pastor, officiates. Burial was in the church cemetery."
- Source:
local newspaper
Submitted by Pat Love


Roy Uppleger
"Richmond - Roy Uppleger, 67, of 8414 Kendall road, died at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Port Huron Mercy Hospital where he was being treated for injuries suffered in an auto accident two weeks age at the intersection of US-25 and Hessen road. An autopsy is to be held today to determine whether Mr. Uppleger died of severe head cuts he suffered in the accident. Mr. Uppleger was among three persons injured in the accident. At the time of the accident he was a passenger in a car driven by his wife, Eleanor, 60, who was also injured. St. Clair State Police said that Mrs. Uppleger was driving north at the time and started to make a left turn off Gratiot onto Hessen road where her car collided with a southbound car driven by Robert Lovell, 32, Pontiac. Mr. Uppleger was born Nov. 12, 1892 to the late Albert and Mandana Uppleger in Columbus. He married Miss Eleanor Trumble, St. Clair, Oct. 14, 1919. Mr. Uppleger was an area farmer all his life. Survivors include his widow; and daughter, Mrs. Marie Secor, Roseville; a son, Robert Uppleger, at home; two brothers, Herbert Uppleger Sr., St. Clair, and Melvin Uppleger, Richmond, and five grandchildren. The remains will be in the Memorial Chapel funeral home, St. Clair, after noon Thursday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete."
- Source:
local newspaper
Submitted by Pat Love


John A. Urban
"Port Huron - John A. Urban, 84, of Port Huron died unexpectedly Friday, June 23, 2000, in the Port Huron Hospital Emergency Room. He was born April 2, 1916, in Port Huron and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Urban retired from Mueller Brass as an inspector. He was an avid sports fan and played ball when he was younger. He enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews. He was a very caring and giving person. He is survived by his brother, Joseph L. (Mary) Urban of Port Huron; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Irene Bolsby of Port Huron. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen P. and Theresa Zauner Urban, and siblings, Stephen Urban, Theresa Napolitian, Elizabeth Nichol, Mary O'Malley, Jean Graham and Edward Urban. Memorial mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. Rene L. Desmarais, pastor, will officiate. Burial of ashes will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visiting hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. A Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Monday. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church."
- Source: Times Herald, Sunday, 25-JUN-2000, p 2B


Paul A. Ureel, 67
Obituary listed in the Times Herald, 20-FEB-2000, p 2B


Viola G. Hurley Urmy
"Croswell -
Viola G. Hurley Urmy, 87, of Croswell, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2000, in her home after a long illness. She was born June 2, 1912, in Lexington Township, the daughter of the late George W. and Annie Johnston Fockler. She and Wesley Hurley were married on June 27, 1931, in Ypsilanti. He died Dec. 3, 1962. She married Earl H. Urmy on Oct. 3, 1964, in Croswell. Mrs. Urmy was a graduate of Detroit Business College. She retired as a secretary for the Boy Scouts of America Council in Oakland County. She also operated, with her husband, Earl, an H&R Block office in Croswell. She was a member of the Croswell United Methodist Church, and the United Methodist Women. She was a member of the Lexington Athenium Club. After retirement, she and Earl spent winters in Zephyrhills, Fla. Surviving are her husband Earl; three sons, Charles (Connie) Hurley of Mount Verde, Joel (Donna) Hurley of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Lewis (Sharon) Hurley of Croswell; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Gail Moran, Blanche Cudney  and Rachel Smith; and a brother, Otis "Tack" Fockler. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Pomeroy Funeral Home, Croswell. The Rev. Elmer Armijo, pastor of Croswell United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in Croswell Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the church."
Source: Times Herald, 25-Jan-2000
Submitted by Rebecca Gregg