BURR OAK CEMETERY....
Burr Oak Township
St Joseph County, Michigan

Transcribed and proof-read by Josephine Reed Garzelloni
15 May 1997

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Henney, Florence L....Lot 352, Sec R, 2 days old, died 9 December 1941....Note: deathdate and age from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Henretti, Ida.....born 1885, died 1891.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Henretti, Mary M......born 1898, died 1898......Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Henry, Blanche....Plot 51, Sec 6, Grave 8, buried 11 December 1978, lived in Dayton, Ohio, married, 72 years, died 7 December 1978

Henry, Paul "Cy" .....Lot 51, Sec 6, Grave 7, buried 4 March 1987, died in Dayton, Ohio, 82 years, cremated, died 24 February 1987...NOTE: Obituary in cemetery book. He married Blanche Binkley of Burr Oak on 8 January 1927, she died 7 December 1978. Paul was born in 1904, in Niwat, Colorado. In the 1920's he was employed as a linotype operator at the Sturgis Journal. He then moved to Dayton where he worked at the Egry Register and later at the Dayton Daily News. He retired in 1970. One son, Paul H Henry, Quincy, Michigan, one brother-in-law, Paul Binkley. Preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one granddaughter, Terri Lynn Henry. Graveside services at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Burr Oak Cemetery.

Herman, Bertha........Lot 50, Sec 3, 2 years, born 1884, died 1886

Herman, David W....Lot 50, Sec 3, born 1842, died 1930

Herman, Estella A......Lot 50, Sec 3, born 1853, died 1923

Herman, Jeffrey A .....Lot 57, Sec 6, buried 8 December 1966, lived in Sturgis, 11 years old, son of Fred Herman and Jean Boyer, born in Burr Oak, died 7 December 1966

Herman, John F.....Lot 11, Sec 6, VET, buried 4 May 1943, lived in Burr Oak, married, 51 years, printer, died 30 April 1943

Hernandez, Israel...Row 45, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 10 July 1986, lived in Burr Oak, single, 22 years, born Panama, died 5 July 1986, murdered by gunshot over drugs

Hershey, J D...Row 31, Sec 7, Grave 7, buried 23 May 1975, died in Sturgis, married, 64 years, died 22 May 1975

Hettinger, Donna Mae...Row 3, Sec 8, Grave 5, buried 10 November 1988, lived in Nottawa twp, married, 65 years, died 8 November 1988

Hettinger, Jess W.....Lot 44, Sec 6, buried 29 October 1963, lived in Burr Oak, twp, married, 66 years, died 27 October 1963

Hettinger, Myrtle M.....Lot 44, Sec 6, buried 28 May 1954, died in Burr Oak twp, married, 53 years, died 25 May 1954

Hettinger, Rosemary "Isabel".....Lot 537, Sec 5, Grave 2, buried 7 June 1984, lived in Sturgis, widow, 81 years, married to Earl E Hagadorn and Jess Hettinger, died 4 June 1984

Hewitt, Connie Lynn.....Lot 5, Sec 6, buried 21 January 1954, died in St Joseph Co, 24 hours old, premature, 6 mos

Hickok, Carrie Weaver (Parsons)...Lot 82, Sec 3, buried 28 April 1942, died in Glen Ellyn Ill, widow, born 1865, 77 yrs 4 mos 24 dys, died 1942........Note: Surname Parsons from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Hicks, Dorothy L.......Sec 3, Plot 69, Grave 7, died 21 September 197, 68 years old

Hill, Charles L...VET, Lot 64, Sec 3, born 1834, died 1862, Civil War, Co K., 7th Michigan Infantry

Hill, Diana Delida (Stillman).....Lot 124, born 1829, died 1884, wife of Elias......Note: Entry from Geneva Smith

Hill, Edward E...Lot 281, Sec 4, buried 14 June 1946, lived in Burr Oak, 75 years, born 1871, died 12 June 1946

Hill, Elias...VET, Lot 124, Sec 2, born 1825, 36 years, died 30 September 1861, Civil War, Co B., 7th Michigan Infantry ..........Note: Geneva Smith papers give the death date as 1864, no month or day.

Hill, Elsie L....Lot 281, Sec 4, born 1867, died 14 December 1946.....Note: both dates are from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Hill, Eugene H (Hughie)...buried 19 December 1987, lived in Burr Oak, married, 61 years, died 16 December 1987

Hill, Hattie.....Lot 37, Sec 6, buried 5 June 1963, lived in Burr Oak, married, 72 years, died 1 June 1963

Hill, Ina H...buried 30 December 1969, lived in Burr Oak twp, married, 56 years, died 27 December 1969

Hill, Levi Sr...Lot 222, Sec 4

Hill, Levi.... VET Lot 37, Sec 6, VET, buried 15 December 1965, lived in Burr Oak, widower, 72 years, died 13 December 1965

Hill, Mrs Levi.........died 8 June 1892, Burr Oak Acorn, issue 9 June 1892

Hill, Lillian .....Lot 222, Sec 4, born 1861, died 1889

Hill, Louis...Lot 64, Sec 3, born 1803, died 1883

Hill, Ophelia...Row 1, Sec 7, Grave 4, 21 September 1971, lived in Branch co, married, 42 years, died 18 September 1971

Hill, Phyllis...Lot 41, Sec 6, buried 25 October 1951, 24 years, died 22 October 1951

Hill, Sophronia......Lot 64, Sec 3, born 1802, died 1883

Hiller, Mae......Lot 7, Sec 6

Hiller, Mae (Eldridge) ...Lot 584, Sec 6, buried 8 March 1939, lived in Burr Oak, widow, born 1891, 47 years, died 6 March 1939.....Note: Eldridge name from papers of Geneva Smith. Himebaugh, Adda...Lot 415, Sec 1, buried 7 October 1947, lived in Muskegon, Michigan, 79 years, born 1868, died 4 October 1947

Himebaugh, Addie M...Lot 20, Sec 3, Grave 4, buried 17 July 1971, died in Sturgis, widow, 84 years, died 14 July 1971

Himebaugh, Althea....Lot 407, Sec 1, buried 30 September 1958, 82 years, died 28 September 1958

Himebaugh, Archie...Lot 158, Sec 2, buried 25 August 1952, 85 years, born 1867, died 22 August 1952

Himebaugh, Bayard....Lot 407, Sec 1, buried 14 February 1961, died in St Joseph co, 53 years, no date of death

Himebaugh, Baby.....Lot 20, no dates.......Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Himebaugh, Clayton...Lot 406, Sec 1

Note: Papers of Geneva Smith have a Clayton Himebaugh with no dates buried on Lot 613 the same as Pearl Himebaugh (My note: the problem with matching either of these Clayton Himebaugh men up with Pearl is the fact the cemetery book shows her buried on Lot 45 as opposed to Geneva having her buried on Lot 613. Without a middle inital in Geneva's papers, I don't have an idea of which man is correctly buried with her because Geneva also doesn't have any dates for Clayton.)

Himebaugh, Clayton D...buried 12 June 1950, 80 years, died 10 June 1950

Himebaugh, Coin F.....VET, Lot 406, Sec 1, buried 12 May 1954, died in Sturgis, 41 years, born 1913, died 9 May 1954......Note: papers of Geneva Smith gives us the birth year for this man and has this burial on lot 20.

Himebaugh, Coin....VET, Lot 20, Sec 3, buried 28 December 1922, born 28 February 1834, 88 years, died 25 December 1922.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 406.

Himebaugh, Coye L....Lot 407, Sec 1, buried 23 January 1936, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 1865, 70 years, died 21 January 1936, Note in cemetery book: I, Kenneth Himebaugh and Mary (Himebaugh) Miller, as sole heirs of Burr Oak cemetery lots, previously bought by Coye and Althea Himebaugh, do give permission for our sister Helen Rosanna (Himebaugh) McPherson, to have her cremation remains placed on lot # 407, section 1, grave 8, of said Burr Oak cemetery. signed Kenneth D Himebaugh and Mary E Miller, dated 27 June 1990. Sandra Roxanna (McPherson) Clark oldest daughter of two, of Helen Roxanna (Himebaugh) McPherson

Himebaugh, Daniel......Plot 407, Sec 1, Grave 1, died 2 December 1992

Himebaugh, Daniel A.......VET, Co B., 1st Michigan Infantry

Himebaugh, Eva.....Lot 406, Sec 1, buried December 1922, born 14 July 1840, 76 years, died 19 November 1916

Himebaugh, Fern...Lot 490A, Sec 5, buried 22 September 1954, lived in Marshall, 72 years, died 20 September 1954

Himebaugh, Gero A....Lot 530, Sec 5, Grave 3, buried 16 December 1968, lived in Branch Co, married, 74 years, farmer, son of Thomas A

Himebaugh, Kenneth D.....Sec 1, Plot 408, Grave 5, died 25 March 1997, 81 years old

Himebaugh and Lillian ??, died 13 December 1968

Himebaugh, Leona K.....Plot 538, Sec 5, Grave 5, buried 1 November 1978, died in Sturgis, widow, 82 years, died 29 October 1978

Himebaugh, Lillian C....Lot 530, Sec 5, buried 22 August 1941, lived in Burr Oak twp, married, born 3 August 1869, 72 yrs 19 days, died 20 August 1941....Note: death date from papers of Geneva Smith

Himebaugh, Pearl....Lot 45, Sec 6, buried 18 September 1950, 82 years, born 1868, died 15 September 1950.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith have her buried on Lot 613.

Himebaugh, Roy Archie...Lot 407, Sec 1, Grave 4, buried 21 June 1974, lived in Mt Pleasant, Michigan, single, 23 years, son of Kenneth Himebaugh and Bertha, died 18 June 1974, asphyziation by drowning

Himebaugh, Ray C......Lot 4902, Sec 5, buried 10 April 1950, 71 years, died 8 April 1950

Himebaugh, Robert....no more information

Himebaugh, Roy L.....Lot 20, Sec 3

Himebaugh, Roy L...Lot 20, Sec 3, buried 8 June 1962, lived in Bronson twp, married, 83 years, died 5 June 1962

Himebaugh, Thomas A.....Lot 530, Sec 5, buried 1 December 1945, lived in Burr Oak twp, 78 years, died 29 November 1945....Note: death date from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Himebaugh, Thomas Lyle.....Lot 530, born 1924, died 1926......Note: entire entry from papers of Geneva Smith, not in cemetery book.

Himes, Ruth L...Plot 36, Sec 6, Grave 7, no burial date, 90 years, died 22 May 1996

Hincher, Abel......Lot 217, Sec 4, born 1825, died 1900

Hincher, Baby Earl....Lot 217, Sec 4, born 1899, died 1900.....Note: cemetery book has this burial as just Baby and the papers of Geneva Smith identify as "Baby Earl and gives the dates.

Hincher, Bernice, Row 14, Sec 6, Grave 3, buried 9 July 1977, no death date

Hincher, Earl...Lot 217, Sec 4, born 1899, died 1900

Hincher, Frank.......Lot 217, Sec 4, born 1861, died 1888, names at bottom as nearest living relative, Mytie Hincher, S.D. Hincher, 5517 Phoenix Ave, Seattle Washington

Hincher, Horace H...Lot 123, Sec 2, born 1826, 35 years, died 1861

Hincher, Jessie...Lot 123, Sec 2, born 1849, 42 years, died 1891

Hincher, John...Lot 123, Sec 2, born 1816, 62 years, died 1878

Hincher, John Jr...Lot 123, Sec 2, born 1850, 78 years, died 1928

Hincher, Mary...Lot 217, Sec 4, born 1817, 88 years, died 1905

Hincher, Mary....Lot 123, Sec 2, born 1833, died 1916 ....Note: papers of Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 217.

Hincher, Myrtie M.......Lot 217, Sec 4, lived and died in San Francisco, cremated, 75 years, born 1869, died 1944......Note: both birth and death years come from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Hincher, William...Lot 123, Sec 2, born 1857, 6 years, died 1863

Hipsher, Bernice.....buried 9 July 1977, lived in LaGrange, Indiana, 81 years, died 7 July 1977

Hoard, John Peter (Jack).....Lot 61, Sec 6, Grave 6, buried 28 July 1973, lived in Cattaraugus Co, New York, died Olean, New York, 80 years, died 25 July 1973

Hoard, Lena....Lot 48, Sec 6, buried 3 March 1943, lived in Bronson, married, 72 years, died 28 February 1943

Hoard, Lloyd A...Lot 61, Sec 6, Grave 5, buried 29 March 1976, lived in Branch Co, 66 years, died 27 March 1976

Hoard, William James...Lot 48, Sec 6, buried 9 March 1956, died in St Joseph Co, 85 years, died 7 March 1956

Hoff, Andrew T....Lot 480, born 1946, died 15 January 1955.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in cemetery book.

Hoff, Edwin.....Lot 33, Sec 6, Grave 1, buried 4 February 1970, lived in Sturgis, widower, 87 years, died 2 February 1970

Hoff, Ethel L...buried 6 May 1964, lived in Sturgis, married, 74 years, died 4 May 1964

Hoffman, Marion L.....Lot 248, Sec 4, Grave 2, lived in La Mesa California, female, born 13 June 1896, 75 years, died 16 December 1971, cremated

Hogle, Belle (Isabelle Lilly)...Lot 248, Sec 4, born 1847, died 1887.....Note: Isabelle Lilly and the birth and death date years are from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Hogle, Clifford L......Lot 248, Sec 4, born 29 August 1874....Note: papers of Geneva Smith give the birthdate of this man as well as the first name. She further says that Vinnie, Dorothy and Margery - sisters.

Hogle, Elmer...Lot 50, Sec 3, 38 years, born 1851, died 1889...Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Hogle, Mrs.....Lot 50, no dates

Hogle, Seymour H....VET, Lot 248, Sec 4, Co C, 1st Michigan Artillary, born 1845, died 1929.....Note: all of the information on this burial with the exception of his last name and initials comes from the papers of Geneva Smith. His military unit was taken from the Burr Oak Acorn list of Veterans buried in the cemetery. Geneva further says that Seymour married (2) with Mrs Mary Bennett Atwell, a teacher.

Hohn, Christian.....Lot 340, Sec R

Holcomb, Clarence V.....Lot 193, Sec 1, buried 26 April 1945, 71 years, born 1874, died 22 April 1945

Holcomb, Jessie Jan.....Lot 193, Sec 1, Grave 1, buried 13 January 1971, lived in Burr Oak, widow of Clarence, 95 years, died 11 January 1971

Holcomb, Mrs Vincent........Lot 193, Sec 1, no dates

Note: Geneva Smith has on Lot 193, Holcomb, "Mother", no dates. This compiler expects this is Mrs Vincent Holcomb but have nothing to prove or disprove.

Holcomb, Vincent H......Lot 193, Sec 1, born 1836, 69 years, died 1905

Holderman, Albert...Lot 38, Sec 6, buried 31 January 1959, died in Sturgis, 68 years, died, 27 January 1959

Holderman, Benjamin...Row 9, Sec 8, Grave 1, buried 20 June 1980, lived in St Joseph co, 68 years, died 18 June 1980

Holderman, Effie Marie....Lot 38, Sec 6, Grave 5, 3 March 1972, doesn't say if this is the death date or burial date

Holderman, Ralph Eugene Jr...Row 37, Sec 7, Grave 3, buried 27 September 1971, lived in Burr Oak twp, baby 7 months, died 25 September 1971

Holderman, Effie Marie.....buried 3 March 1972, lived in Sturgis, 77 years, died 1 March 1972

Holen, Theda Shaw...Lot 14, Sec 3, lived in Detroit, widow, 71 years, died 18 September 1966

Hollis, Ellen J.....Lot 544, Sec 5, buried 24 February 1932, 77 years, died 22 February 1932

Hollister, Albert....Lot 319, Sec R, born 1842, died 1915

Hollister, Albert....Lot 337, Sec R, born 1871, died 1922

Hollister, Ann...Lot 319, Sec R, buried 9 June 1940, born 1851.......Note: from the papers of Geneva Smith is an entry that says an Ann Hollister was born 1851 and died 1923. (my note: If this is the same woman, there is a wide gap between the year of death and the burial date in the cemetery records).

Hollister, Clare C...Lot 337, Rear, Grave 1, buried 27 May 1973, lived in Coldwater, married, 68 years, no death date

Hollister, Elinor V.....Back Section Plot 337, Grave 2, died 3 October 1997, 89 years old

Hollister, Eunice A...Row 5, Sec 8, Grave 3, buried 8 September 1988, died in Kalamazoo, 73 years, died 5 September 1988

Hollister, Marxal B.....Lot 19, Sec 6, buried 13 April 1961, died in Sturgis, married, 55 years, died 10 April 1961

Hollister, Myrthe....Lot 337, Sec R, born 1873, 93 years, died 23 August 1966

Hollister, Norris Dale...Row 33, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 27 November 1972, lived in Branch co, married, 60 years, died 27 November 1972

Hollister, Rex Allen....Row 3, Sec 8, Grave 1, buried 3 May 1991, died in Flowerfield twp, single, 19 years, died 29 April 1991, gunshot wound to the head

Hollister, Thomas Lee.....Lot 492, Sec 5, buried 16 November 1962, 6 weeks old, died 13 November 1962, fractured skull resulting from collision of parent's truck with train, son of Donald Roy Hollister and Kathleen Elaine Reed

Holmes, Charles......Lot 169, born 1873, died 1879........Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the book.

Holmes, Helen...Lot 169, Sec 2, born 1907, died 1911, name at top of page is W.H. Fraser, name of nearest living relative is Mrs Jane Phelps, White Pigeon, Stone Lake Cottage

Holmes, Josephine.....Lot 169....Lot 169, born 1843, died 1917....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Holst, Pauline L...Plot 444, Sec 1, Grave 6, buried 2 December 1994, lived in Burr Oak, married, 64 years, died 6 December 1994

Holt, Hoarce F....Row 40, Sec 7, Grve 8, buried 7 April 1983, lived in Sturgis, married, 71 years, died 5 April 1983

Holtz, Emerson L...Row 46, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 9 March 1983, died in Kalamazoo, married, 74 years, died 6 March 1983

Holtz, Richard Lee (Rich)......Row 8, Sec 8, Grave 2, 55 years, 109 Maplecrest, died 5 March 1996, at the Sturgis Hospital. He was born 29 May 1940, in Sturgis, a son of Clarence (Cutty) and Gladys (Bender) Holtz. On 19 November 1983, he married Paula Dunham in Sturgis. He had lived most of his life in the Sturgis area and he was baptized in the Trinity Lutheran Church. He graduated from Sturgis High School, attended Ferris State University and graduated from Tri-State University with a degree in industrial engineering. He was employed at Sturgis Iron and Metal and for the past 12 years, he worked at Schupan and Sones, Kalamazoo, where he was vice president in charge of sales for the recycling division. He was a life member and past exalted ruler from 1982-83 of the Sturgis Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks Lodge 1381. In the 1970's, he was affiliated with the Kalamazoo Officials Association and he had served as a football and basketball official for high school and big ten college games. He had been accepted into the N.F.L. Officials Association but was unable to pursue this because of his deteriorating health. He enjoyed fishing and golf. Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Stacie Holtz, Chicago, Illinois, and Tanya Holtz, at home; three sons, Christopher Holtz and Ryan Burkey, both at home, and Corey Burkey, Port Hueneme, California; a sister-in-law, Joyce Holtz, Las Vegas, Nevada and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jerry Holtz. The Rev Cal Kolzow, Trinity Lutheran Church, officiated. Marc Schupan gave the eulogy. Burial in the Burr Oak Cemetery. Memorials directed to the charity of one's choice.

Hooley, John D.....Sec 10, Row 24, Grave 17, died 8 April 1997, 65 years old

Hoopingarner, Hanna.....born 1869, died 1927

Hoopengarner, Myrl......born 1895, died 1918

Hoopingarner, Clifford S...Row 8, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 15 July 1973, lived in Florida, married, 80 years, died 12 July 1973

Hoopingarner, J Darwin......Lot 491, Sec 5, born 1866, died 2 August 1943

Hoopingarner, Hanna....Lot 491, Sec 5, born 1869, died 1927......Note: dates from papers of Geneva Smith

Hoopingarner, John Richard...Row 7, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 29 April 1985, lived in Burr Oak, married, 68 years, died 27 April 1985

Hoopingarner, Myrl.....VET, Lot 491, Sec 5, born 1895, died 1918.....Note: dates from the papers of Geneva Smith

Hoopingarner, Ruth Louise...Lot 8, Sec 7, buried 30 September 1955, lived in Burr Oak, married, 61 years, died 27 September 1955

Hopkins, Eliza...Lot 47, Sec 3, born 1856, died 1879

Hopkins, Frank...Lot 47, Sec 3, born 1852, died 1855

Hopkins, R B......Lot 47, Sec 3, born 1853, died 1879

Hortz, Father....no more information

Hortz, Mother....no more information

Hoshal, Janie L....Lot 480, Sec 4 Grave 2, buried 10 November 1969, lived in Centreville, widow of Walter, 85 years, died 8 November 1969

Hoshal, Walter J.....Lot 480, Sec 4, buried 11 October 1957, 77 years, died 9 October 1957

Houldsworth, Julia...Lot 303, Sec Rear, buried 16 February 1958, born 1868, 90 years, died 14 February 1958

Houston, Eliza...Lot 178, Sec 2, born 1849, died 1919, Fern Stamberger, nearest living relative

Houston, Elizabeth...Lot 49, Sec 3, no dates

Houston, Henry...Lot 49, Sec 3, no dates

Houston, Mary H....born 1881, died 1881.....Note: Middle initial from the papers of Geneva Smith

Houston, Mary Ann....Lot 49, Sec 3, no dates

Houston, Mary Ann...Lot 178, Sec 2, no more information

Houston, Milton...Lot 178, Sec 2, born 1867, died 1893

Houston, Nathaniel...Lot 178, Sec 2, born 1828, died 1902

Houston, Richard...Lot 49, Sec 3, no dates

Hout, Duane H...Row 4, Sec 7, Grave 14, buried 8 July 1973, lived in Sturgis, died 5 July 1973

Hovarter, Elmer W....Plot 13, Sec 6, Grave 3, buried 26 December 1991, died in Three Rivers, married, 85 years, died 22 December 1991

Hovis, Raymond M...Row 28, Sec 7, Grave 10, buried 7 September 1990, lived in Sturgis, married, 72 years, died 4 September 1990

Howk, Carl......died 195_........Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in cemetery book.

Howk, Donald James Jr...Row 45, Sec 7, Grave 5, buried 15 October 1985, lived in Burr Oak, died White Owl Lake, Garfield, Colorado, married, 41 years, died 11 October 1985, airplane crash in the mountains elk hunting with Norman Brooks and Alvin Shaw

Howk, Ruth M...Row 45, Sec 7, Grave 4, 73 years, 302 E Lafayette Street, died 13 June 1995, at her home. She was born 15 May 1922, in Coldwater, a daughter of Calvin and Daisy (Brown) Morris. She was raised by Bert and Daisy Fager. She had been a lifelong resident of the Burr Oak and Sturgis areas and had lived during the past 10 winters in St Cloud, Florida. She was employed 35 years at National Carbon Coated Products before her retirement in 1983. She graduated from Sturgis High School and was a member of the Burr Oak United Methodist Church and the Neuman-Wenzel American Legion Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband; two daughters, Nancy Cerqueira, Jackson, and Mrs Howard (Suzanne) King, Battle Creek; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Christine Howk, South Whitley, Indiana; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Loretta Cornish, Coldwater; one brother, Calvin Morris, Coldwater; one step-sister, Mrs Maurice (Peggy) Wagner, Sturgis; and three step-brothers, Jesse Fager, Colon, Orval Fager and Harley Fager, both of Sturgis. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Don Howk; and one brother, Louis Morris. Services were arranged by Rosenberg-Schipper Funeral Home, Sturgis. Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at the Burr Oak United Methodist Church with the Rev Emilie Forward officiating. Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Burr Oak United Methodist Church.

Howk, Vern N.....Lot 521, Sec 5, Grave 2, buried 10 March 1975, lived in Burr Oak, married, 75 years, died 7 March 1975

Hubbard, Jane.......born 1862, 21 years, died 1883

Huber, Mary E...Row 18, Sec 7, Grave 2, no burial date, lived in Burr Oak, married, died 16 January 1990

Hubner, James...Lot 18, Sec 7, buried 30 December 1965, lived in Burr Oak, married, 19 years, died 27 December 1965, fractured skull

Hudson, Roland D...Lot 34, Sec 7, Grave 3, buried 27 September 1968, lived in Burr Oak twp, single, 23 years, died 25 September 1968, fractured neck and basil skull fracture

Huff, Andrew F....Lot 480, Sec 4, buried 18 June 1955, died in Lockport twp, 9 years, died 15 June 1955, accidental suffocation

Huff, Ethel L.....Lot 33, Sec 6

Huff, Fred B.....Plot 480, Sec 4, Grave 6, buried 3 April 1994, lived in Arizona, 78 years, no death date

Hughes, Robert Wendell...Lot 42, Sec 7, Grave 7, buried 6 November 1979, lived in Sturgis, married 23 years, died 3 November 1979, gunshot wound

Hughes, Willard....VET Row 11, Sec 7, Grave 6, buried 10 July 1981, lived 428 Burrwood Drive, Burr Oak, died at home, married, 53 years, died 7 July 1981..Obituary in cemetery book: Willard Hughes was born 6 September 1928 in Lackey, Kentucky and was the son of Joe Hughes and Carlena (Slone) Hughes. He came to the Sturgis and Burr Oak area in 1954 from Garrett, Ky. He had been employed in the coal mines in Kentucky and Burr Oak Foundry and Sturgis Foundry. He was a veteran of World War II. He married Bertie Lee Tilley in Paintsville, Ky on 26 June 1948. Survivors include his wife; a son, Ronnie Willard Hughes of Sturgis; three daughters, Mrs Jimmy (Willetta) Conley of Ashley, Indiana; Mrs Lesley (Brenda) Tullos of Sturgis, Mrs Richard (Sue) Farler of Burr Oak; eight grandchildren; two sisters Dora Combs of Millstone, Ky, and Gracie Hichs of Garrett, Ky; two brothers, Millard Hughes of Vanentine, Indiana, and Floyd Hughes of Manton, Ky; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Wendel, Michael, Larry and Gary; and two sisters. Buried with military honors.

Hunt, William Earl, Sr... VET Plot 1, Sec 3, buried 10 November 1984, lived in Burr Oak, married, 58 years, no death date

Hurley, Rilla....Lot 30, Sec 6, buried 18 July 1966, lived in Branch co, widow, 75 years, died, 14 July 1966

Hurley, Wilbur.....Lot 30, Sec 6, buried 3 May 1958, died in Branch co, 80 years, died 29 April 1958

Hyde, Mr..........no first name, died November 1872......Note: this entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith. She didn't have him listed with anyone else in her papers.

Hyde, Caroline.....Lot 224, Sec 4, buried 15 May 1945, lived in Burr Oak, born 1865, 80 years, died 11 May 1945

Hyde, Charles Henry......died 24 April 1915.....Note: This information was extracted from the Burr Oak Acorn. Charlie Hyde died at Albion. Charles Henry Hyde, one of the several brothers who formerly lived here, died at Albion, Mich last Saturday, April 24, at the age of 53 years. His last sickness was of gallstones. The remains were brought to this place by the 1:17 train Monday afternoon and were met by relatives, friends, Undertaker Renshaw and bearers. Burial was in the village cemetery. 1915 Burr Oak Acorn.

Hyde, Clifford......Lot 224, Sec 4, born 1900, died 1905

Hyde, Emma (Kibbe).....Lot 428, Sec 1, born 1847, died 1892, name at top of page is Gersham Hyde Note: surname Kibbe taken from the papers of Geneva Smith. (My note: The name Gersham is spelled this way in the cemetery book.)

Hyde, Emory.......Lot 224, Sec 4, buried 5 April 1949, lived in Burr Oak twp, born 1866, 83 years, died 1 April 1949

Hyde, Gersham....Lot 428, born 1847, died 1912...Note: first name is spelled Gershom in the papers of Geneva Smith.

Hyde, James.....Lot 224, Sec 4, born 1822, died 1890

Hyde, Myrtle....Lot 428, Sec 1, born 1880, died 1900

Hyde, Sarah.......Lot 224, Sec 4, born 1827, died 1903

Hyde, Xena.....Lot 428, Sec 1, born 22 July 1937, died at Kankakee State Hospital, Illinois, born 1858, 78 yrs 11 mos 20 days, died 20 July 1937

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