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

Contributed to the Michigan USGenWeb Project

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

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Mabie, Charles..Lot 539, Sec 5, buried 1 May 1929, lived in Elkhart Indiana, born 1912, 18 yrs, 8 mo 1 day, died 28 April 1929

Mabie, Hazel....Lot 539, Sec 5, buried 1 May 1929, lived in Elkhart, Indiana, born 1892, 37 years, died 28 April 1929

Mabie, Myrtle..... Lot 539, Sec 5, no burial date, lived in Elkhart, Indiana, born 1909, 19 yrs 4 mos 21 dys, died 28 April 1929

Mabie, Ruth....Lot 539, Sec 5, buried 1 May 1929, lived in Elkhart, Indiana, born 1914, 14 years, died 28 April 1929

MacKerg, Hallie.....Lot 508, Sec 5....born 1875, died 27 May 1948.....Note: dates from the papers of Geneva Smith.

MacKerg, Frank......Lot 508, died 1958.....Note: entire entry from papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Macklin, Katherine...Lot 483, Sec 4, Grave 2, no burial date, lived in Coldwater, divorced, 56 years, died 20 February 1982

Mahrer, Jane...Row 32, Sec 7, Grave 6, buried 24 June 1982, died in Florida, widow, cremated, no death date

Mahrer, Wayne D...Row 32, Sec 7, Grave 5, buried 10 May 1974, lived at 719 North Third, Burr Oak, married, no death date

Mallery, Adell....Sec 221, Sec 4, born 1863, died 1932....Note: papers of Geneva Smith have this death year for 1930.

Mallery, Baby.......no dates, name on top of the page is L.H. Mallery

Mallery, Bessie.....Lot 221, Sec 4, born 1886, 7 years, died 26 October 1893

Mallery, Lester...Lot 221, Sec 4, buried 25 November 1932, born 1858, 74 years, died 22 November 1932

Mallery, Martha.....Lot 221, Sec 4, born 1829, died 1909

Mallery, Walter......Lot 221, Sec 4, born 1883, age 10 years, died 16 November 1893, black diphtheria Note: age, date of death and cause of death from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Mallow, Clinton A.....Lot 528, Sec 5, buried 26 November 1963, lived in Noble twp, Branch Co, married, 76 years, died 23 November 1963

Mallow, Ella A......Lot 529, Sec 5, buried 25 March 1940, born 1858, 81 years, died 22 March 1940

Mallow, Maude M...Lot 528, Sec 5, Grave 4, buried 29 March 1974, lived in Noble twp, widow, 90 years, died 27 March 1974

Mallow, William .....Lot 529, Sec 5, born 1844, died 1926

Maloney, Catherine...Lot A8, Sec 2, buried 26 September 1934, lived in Burr Oak, from Charlotte, Michigan

Maloney, Dennis...Lot A8, Sec 3, 1968, lived in Centreville, 73 years, son of Thomas Maloney, died 1 November 1968

Maloney, Thomas...Lot A8, Sec 2, buried 27 September 1935, lived in Burr Oak, 81 years, died 25 September 1935

Maloney, Thomas J Jr...Lot A8, Sec 2, Grave 5, buried 25 March 1974, lived and died at the VA Hospital, Battle Creek, single, 83 years, son of Thomas Maloney Sr, died 22 March 1974

Mangold, Bertha.....Lot 45, Sec 6, buried 24 August 1964, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 76 years, died 19 August 1964

Mangold, Henry .....Lot 45, Sec 6, buried 23 October 1951, married, 66 years, born 1885, died 2 October 1951.....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith

Mann, Edward....Plot 470, Sec 4, Grave 5, buried 26 October 1991, lived in Sturgis, married, 77 years, died 23 October 1991

Mann, Lottie.....Lot 34, Sec 6, buried 8 January 1957, 76 years, died 4 January 1957

Mann, Maude B....Plot 34, Sec 6, Grave 3, buried 25 May 1995, lived in Burr Oak, single, 87 years, died 22 May 1995

Mann, Orrin O....Lot 34, Sec 6, buried 27 February 1954, lived in Burr Oak, married, 83 years, died 24 February 1954

Marble, Anette....Lot 185, Sec 2, born 1844, died 1919

Marble, George...Lot 185, Sec 2, buried 9 December 1941, born 1863, 79 years, died 6 December 1941

Marble, Helen (Boyles)....Lot 185, Sec 2, born 1872.....Note: surname Boyles from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Marble, Maude...Lot 185, Sec 2, born 1867, died 1891

Marble, Merchedes...Lot 185, Sec 2, born 1911

Marker, Patricia J....Plot 564, Sec 5, Grave 3, buried 27 February 1993, died in Sturgis, 60 yrs, died 23 February 1993

Martin, Clarence Edward......Lot 44, Sec 6, buried 24 May 1958, 68 years, died 21 May 1958

Martin, Daryl B.....Plot 33, Sec 3, Grave 5, buried 26 January 1993, lived in Burr Oak, married, 58 yrs, died 22 January 1993

Martin, Hobart......Lot 48, Sec 4, Grave 2, buried 31 July 1984, died in Grand Rapids, Mi, widowed, 87 yrs, died 28 July 1984

Martin, Lulu......Lot 462, Sec 1, born 1877, died 1911

Martin, Marjorie A......Lot 248, Sec 4, Grave 7, buried 29 September 1973, died in Centreville, 83 yrs, died 26 September 1973

Martin, Melissa .....Lot 7, Sec 3

Martin, Sarah.......Lot 462, Sec 1, born 1851, died 1920

Marvin, Baby.........Lot 215, no dates

Marvin, Calvin O......VET, Lot 215, Sec 4, born 1821, died 1902, Civil War, Co A., 15th Michigan Infantry

Marvin, Carl........Lot 215, Sec 4, no dates

Marvin, Frances......Lot 215, Sec 4, born 1882, died 1905

Marvin, Hobay

Marvin, Marshall......VET, Co D, 19th Michigan Infantry

Marvin, Mary.....Lot 215, Sec 4, born 1886, died 1905

Marvin, Mary.......Lot 215, Sec 4, born 1820, died 1906

Marvin, Orien .......Lot 215, Sec 4, born 1856, died 1896......Note: Geneva Smith papers state this is "parents of Gail and Edna".

Marvin, Vernon.......Lot 215, Sec 4, no dates

Matthews, Barbara M.....Lot 197, Sec 1, buried 4 August 1961, died in Three Rivers, widow, born 1881, 80 yrs, died 31 July 1961

Matthews, Carl......Lot 197, Sec 1, buried 29 November 1950, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 1874, 77 yrs, died 26 November 1951

Matthews, Ruth A.....Lot 197, Sec 1, buried 18 September 1949, lived in Burr Oak, born 1901, 48 yrs, died 15 September 1949

Matthews, Stanley L ........VET, Lot 197, Sec 1, buried 4 November 1934, lived in Sturgis, married, born 1899, 35 years, died 2 November 1934, suicide, carbon monoxide

Matthews, Timothy.....VET, Co H, 53rd Illinois Infantry

Maxwell, Enola M.....Lot 203, Sec 1, buried 4 September 1954, lived in Burr Oak, 83 years, born 1871, died 1 September 1954......Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith

Maxwell, G. W .........Lot 203, Sec 1

Maxwell, Irene...Lot 524, Sec 5, Grave 2, buried 23 May 1973, lived in Coldwater, 68 yrs, died 23 May 1973

Maxwell, Ledger....Lot 524, Sec 5, buried 13 December 1958, died in Coldwater, 54 years, died 9 December 1958

May, Edward...Row 4, Sec 8, Grave 5, buried 6 June 1984, died in Nashville, Indiana, married, 60 yrs, died 3 June 1984

May, Marion....Lot 471, Sec 4

Mayer, Frank M...Row 29, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 7 June 1982, lived in Burr Oak, married, 79 yrs, died 5 June 1982

Mayer, John M...Row 42, Sec 7, Grave 13, buried 10 April 1981, lived 28981 E Fawn River Rd, Sturgis, 72 yrs, married, died 7 April 1981, Obituary in cemetery book. John M Mayer, born in Branch Co, Michigan, on 13 December 1908, son of Jacob Mayer and Augusta Jensen, lived in Burr Oak, Sturgis all his life. Married, Garnet Kaehr on 30 January 1931 in Angola, Indiana. He was a foreman at Midwest Tool for fifteen years and a carpenter. Retired from Sturgis Hospital where he had been maintenance supervisor 12 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 1314. Surviving are his wife, Garnet; two daughters, Mrs Howard (Doris) Gest of Burr Oak and Mrs John (Susan) Mueller of Miami, Florida; four grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two step great grandchildren; two brothers, Frank Mayer and Willis Mayer, both of Burr Oak; a sister, Mrs Clifford (Evelyn) Faust of Bronson; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Mayer, Zelma E...Row 29, Sec 7, Grave 2, buried 2 September 1982, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 77 yrs, died 30 August 1982 Mayo, Evelyn......Lot 461, Sec 1, born 1834, 66 years, died 1910

Maystead, Alice...Row 2, Sec 7, Grave 10, buried 9 July 1986, died in St Joseph Co, married, died 6 July 1986

Maystead, Anna R...Lot 8, Sec 6, buried 12 June 1956, died in Kalamazoo, 80 years, died 10 June 1956 Note: Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 576.

Maystead, Arthur E....Lot 522, Sec 5, died 5 April 1946....Note: death date from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Maystead, Baby.....Lot 423, died 1901

Maystead, Barbara

Maystead, Barbara Jean...Lot 128, Sec 2, buried 16 June 1931, Baby, born 1930, one year, died 13 June 1931

Maystead, Cashia Marie..Lot 57, Sec 6, Grave 2, buried October 29 1973, died in Battle Creek, widow of Ralph W. Maystead, 78 yrs, died 26 October 1973

Maystead, Clarence D....Lot 423, Sec 1, Grave 3, buried 30 December 1981, died in Three Rivers, 75 yrs, died 27 December 1981

Maystead, Clyde.....Lot 423, Sec 1

Maystead, Donal (Benny).......VET, Lot 522, Sec 5, Grave 1, buried 19 April 1978, lived in Burr Oak, married, 68 yrs, died 15 April 1978

Maystead, Earl A...Row 2, Sec 7, Grave 9, buried 14 February 1983, died in Grand Rapids, married, died 11 February 1983

Maystead, Edna...Row 17, Sec 7, Grave 13, buried 18 February 1976, lived in Burr Oak, 75 yrs, died 16 February 1976

Maystead, Ella S..Lot 532, Sec 5, buried 24 May 1942, died in Battle Creek, 86 yrs, died 21 May 1945

Maystead, Frank A....Lot 504, Sec 5, buried 10 April 1955, 75 yrs, born 1880, died 7 April 1955 Note: birth year from the Geneva Smith papers.

Maystead, Frederika.....Lot 522, Sec 5, buried 18 August 1944, born in Burr Oak, widow, born 1861, 83 years, died 15 August 1944

Maystead, Gertie...born 1885, died 1885

Maystead, Glenn C.....Lot 532, Sec 5, buried 15 July 1964, lived in Burr Oak, 74 yrs, died 12 July 1964

Maystead, Henry W.....Lot 532, Sec 5, no burial date, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 1848, 81 yrs, died 1929

Maystead, Jessie........Lot 423, Sec 1, born 1883, died 1910

Maystead, John E....Lot 522, Sec 5, died in Kalamazoo co, 87 years, died 14 February 1957

Maystead, John H.....Lot 504, Sec 5, buried 15 July 1936, lived in Burr Oak, born 1850, 86 years, died 13 July 1936

Maystead, Johanna.....Lot 504, Sec 5, born 1851, died 1920

Maystead, Julia A.....buried 26 September 1987, died in Sturgis, widow, died 22 September 1987

Maystead, Marian Louise.....Plot 522, Sec 5, Grave 4, buried 20 March 1987, lived in LaGrange, Indiana, married, 77 yrs, died 18 March 1987

Maystead, Marion ....Lot 423, Sec 1, buried 10 October 1942, lived in Kalamazoo, died 7/8 October 1942....Note: death date from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Maystead, Martin .....Lot 522, Sec 5, buried 16 October 1928, lived in Burr Oak twp, born 1852, 76 yrs, died 14 October 1928

Maystead, Martin E....Plot 522, Sec 5, Grave 3, buried 29 May

Maystead, Mildred R.........Row 13, Sec 7, Grave 14, buried 8 February 1971, lived in Leonidas, marrried, 65 yrs, died 6 February 1971

Maystead, Nettie....Lot 522, Sec 5, buried 26 August 1956, lived in Burr Oak, 75 yrs, died 23 August 1956

Maystead, Pardy Leslie....Row 13, Sec 7, Grave 13, buried 17 November 1975, died in Kalamazoo, widower, 73 yrs, died 15 November 1975

Maystead, Pauline Inez...Plot 423, Sec 1, Grave 4, 87, 1301 Cato Lane, and formerly of Burr Oak, died 11 February 1996, at the Life Care Center, LaGrange, Ind. She was born 11 April 1908 in LaGrange, a daughter of George W and Enola (Wert) Maxwell. On 9 June 1927, she married Clarence Maystead, in Burr Oak. He preceded her in death. She was a Sturgis-Burr Oak-LaGrange resident all of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Burr Oak Home Club. She enjoyed playing cards, reading and crocheting. Surviving are one son, Allen Maystead, Centreville; three daughters, Mrs Delbert (Thelma) Fiebelkorn, Burr Oak, Mrs Alice Verspelt, Mishawaka, Indiana, amd Mrs Marelee Hawver, Sturgis; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs Frank (Hazel) Nofsinger, Sturgis, and Mrs Wilma Perry, Burr Oak. She was preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; three sisters, Bertha Gable, Lucille Jones and Ethel Fennell; and two brothers, Harry Maxwell and Ledger Maxwell. The services were officiated by Rev Alan Mettler, Nashville Church of the Nazarene. Burial was in Burr Oak Cemetery. Memorial directed to the American heart Association of Michigan or the Cancer Society of Michigan.

Maystead, Ralph W..........Lot 57, Sec 6, buried 5 February 1957, died in Battle Creek, married, 63 years, died 1 February 1957

Maystead, Reba..... Lot 522, Sec 5, born 1861, died 19--??, date is as written.....Note: Geneva Smith has this first name spelled Reka.

Maystead, Robert W....VET, Lot 1, Sec 7, Grave 9, buried 20 July 1977, lived in Burr Oak, married, 39 years, died 17 July 1977, pneumonia

Maystead, Susie .....Lot 532, Sec 5, buried 25 October 1929, born 1897, 32 years, died 23 October 1929. First wife of Glenn C. Maystead

Maystead, Zada......Lot 532, Sec 5, buried 12 March 1941, married, died 9 March 1941. Second wife of Glenn C. Maystead

McArdle, Edward.......VET, Lot 195, New York Regular, born 1834, died 1884, Civil War

McDaniels, William ......Lot 9, Sec 7, buried 15 September 1956, lived and died in Washtenaw Co, married, 53 years, died 10 September 1956

McKale, Cris Carl.....Lot 47, Sec 6, buried 17 June 1947, lived in Burr Oak, widow, died 15 June 1947 Note: Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 615.

McKale, Mary M .....Lot 47, Sec 6, buried 4 March 1964, lived in Burr Oak, 89 yrs, died 1 March 1964

McKercher, Evalyn E (Dexter)....Lot 434, Sec 1, Grave 2, no burial date, lived in Colon, widow, 80 years, died 26 March 1975

McKercher, Raymond G .......Lot 434, Sec 1, buried 21 June 1962 lived in Colon, 89 yrs, died 19 June 1962

McKerg, Frank....Lot 229, Sec 4, buried 30 August 1958, died in Centreville, born 1876, 82 yrs, died 29 August 1958

McKerg, Frank.......Lot 81, Sec 3

McMahon, William Oscar.....Lot 26, Sec 6, buried 22 March 1952, lived and died in New Lenox, Illinois, married, no death date or age

McMahon, Clara Mae....Lot 26, Sec 6, buried 21 July 1964, lived New Lenox, Illinois, widow, 57 years, died 19 July 1964

McMillian, Abram... Lot 81, Sec 3, born 1820, died 1875

McMillian, Melvina...Lot 81, Sec 3, born 1821, died 1876

McPherson, Helen R....Sec 1, no burial date, died in Berkley, Michigan, born 21 January 1914, died 10 December 1989, cremated

McVickers, Elijah...VET, Co K, 38th Ohio, probably Civil War

Meecham, Maud.....died 3 March 1891, extracted from the annual of Burr Oak burials in January edition of Burr Oak Acorn

Meese, Gean Robert....Row 16, Sec 7, Grave 9....buried 18 April 1988

Meese, Shawn....buried 23 April 1988, cremated, male, 3 months old

Mellinger, Mary E....Lot B20, Sec 3, buried 16 May 1937, lived in Burr Oak, born 1875, 62 years, died 14 May 1937

Mellinger, Ross C......Lot 58, Sec 6, buried 26 March 1962, lived in Burr Oak, married, born March 17, 1898 in Fawn River twp, 64 yrs, Railroad employee, died 22 March 1962

Mellinger, William P ....Lot B20, Sec 3, buried 24 November 1937, lived in Burr Oak, born 1874, 63 years, died 21 November 1937

Melvin, Jonathan C....VET, Lot 300 Sec R, born 1842, died 1862, Co D, 10th Michigan Infantry

Melvin, Laura Clark.........Lot 300, Sec R, born 1813, died 1884....Note: surname Clark from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Mercer, Richard M .....Lot 499, Sec 5, Grave 4, buried 1 March 1978, died in Sturgis, married, 66 years, died 27 February 1978

Merley, Andrew.......Lot 430, Sec 1, born 1854, died 1910

Merely, Susan......Lot 430, Sec 1, born 1856, died 1940

Merrill, Audrey....Lot 299, Sec R

Merrill, Estelle......Lot 299, Sec R, buried 10 January 1941, lived in LaGrange, Indiana, died 7 January 1941

Merritt, Daniel......Lot 175, Sec 2, born 1846, died 1924

Merritt, David.......Lot 175, Sec 2, born 1831, died 1855

Merritt, Sarah.......Lot 175, Sec 2, born 1808, died 1872

Metcalf, Bell....Lot 68, born 1851, died 1854.......Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Metcalf, I.J......VET, Lot 68, Sec 3, 24 years, born 1839, died 1863, Civil War, Co D., 11th Michigan Infantry......Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Metcalf, Jabez.......Lot 68, Sec 3, 23 years, born 1816, died 1839......Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Meyer, Elmer C...Row 43, Sec 7, Grave 5, no burial date, died ?? January 1996

Meyers, Francis......born 1939, died 1939............Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Meyers, Harry.........died 10 July 1926, 4 1/2 years old.......Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Michielsen, Joseph Junior ......Row 5, Sec 7, Grave 5, 55 years, 406 W Front Street, died 19 July 1995, at the Sturgis Hospital. He was born 18 January 1940, in Quincy, a son of Joseph and Mary (March) Michielsen. On 18 September 1961, he married Glenna Barkman, in Centreville. He was a Burr Oak resident since 1961. He was a machinist and was employed at G.D.L. Machine Shop and he also had worked at Doerr Products, Burr Oak. He enjoyed being with his family, hunting and watching western movies. Surviving are his wife; two sons, Jess Michielsen and Joey Michielsen, both of Burr Oak; two daughters, Jan Michielsen, Burr Oak, and Mrs Keith (Jill) Counter, Centreville; five grandchildren, Jesse Michielsen, Amanda Michielsen, Colleen Michielsen and Joey Michielsen II, all of Burr Oak, and Johnathan Counter, Centreville; his mother, Mary Michielsen, Burr Oak; three brothers, David Michielsen, Battle Creek, Stanley Michielsen, East Leroy, and William Michielsen, Tekonsha; and two sisters, Mrs Larry (Rosemary) Casey and Mrs Arthur (Marcia) Tobey, both of Tekonsha. He was preceded in death by his father in 1982; one daughter, June Michielsen, in 1972; and one sister, Mrs Dean (Carol) Copas, in 1987. Services were are the Rosenberg-Schipper Funeral Home, Sturgis, the Rev Terry Keefer, St Paul's Lutheran Church, Colon, officiating. Burial will be in the Burr Oak Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Michielsen, Elizabeth June.....Row 5, Sec 7, Grave 7, buried 4 April 1972, lived in St Joseph co, 14 mo old, died 2 August 1972

Milchel, Marie Irene.....died 1941, age 2 months........Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

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