The entrance to Silverbrook Cemetery is located at the corner of Main and Cherry Streets in the city of Niles, Michigan.
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Elva Pears Cronk
Mrs. Elva Pear Cronk, 69, 111 Grant St., mother of Niles Police Chief Arthur N. Pears, died at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in her home following an illness of one year.
Mrs. Cronk was born July 3, 1892, in Milton Township, Cass County, and spent her lifetime in and around this community. She was married to Arthur Pears in Niles in 1910. He died in 1923. She married Carroll Cronk in Niles in 1925. He died in 1942.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Order of Eastern Star and the Rebekah Lodge, of which she was a past noble grand.
Surviving in addition to her son are: a daughter, Mrs. Frederick F. Fisher, 217 N. Lincoln Ave.; four grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs.Howard R. Johnson, 106 Grant St., and Mrs. Alex A. Henderson, 513 Broadway.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First Presbyterian Church with the pastor, the Rev. John P. MacLachlan, officiating. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery.
Friends are being received at the Kiger and Halbritter Funeral Home. Members of the Rebekah Lodge will meet at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at the church to attend services.
Barbara J. Mitchell
Niles Daily Star, Saturday, October 7, 1961, page 2, col, 5, microfilm Niles District Library
Mrs. Barbara J. Mitchell, 35, 617 S. Lincoln Ave., died at 2:10 a.m. today in Pawating Hospital. She had been in ill health for the past year.
She was born May 29, 1926, in Niles, and had lived here all her life.
Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Gladys Pagels; her husband, Gerold S. Mitchell; two sons, Steven and Gregory, both at home, and three sisters, Mrs. William Coquillard, 1063 Huntly Rd., Mrs. Richard Houk, 1734 Regent st., and Mrs. Ronald Low, 6106 Bell Rd.
Friends may call at the Pifer Funeral Home from 7 p.m. today to Monday noon. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the New Apostolic Church, with the Rev. George Meisinger officiating.
Ronald Allen Marshall
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. today in the Pifer Funeral Home for Ronald Allen Marshall, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Marshall, 515 Howard St., who died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday in Pawating Hospital. Burial was in Silverbrook Cemetery.
The infant was born prematurely Dec. 17 in Pawating Hospital. Surviving besides the parents are: a sister, Vickey Sue, at home, and the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marshall, 515 Howard St., and Mr.and Mrs. Claude Gibbs, 1243 Carberry Road.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. today in the Pifer Funeral Home for Emerich Kemeny, 78, route four (West River Road), Niles, who died Saturday in Pawating Hospital following a three-day illness. The Rev. John Marvin, minister of education for First Presbyterian Church, officiated, and burial was in Silverbrook Cemetery.
Mr. Kemeny, a retired sales representative for the Eastman Kodak Co., was born June 24, 1883, in Hungary, and came to Niles from Detroit in 1957.
He is survived by his widow, Olive; a son, Donald Kemeny, West River Road; a granddaughter; two brothers, William s. Kemeny, Parma Park, Ohio, and Julius Kemeny, Cleveland, Ohio, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Korda, Cleveland, Ohio.
Hamlet, Ind.--Hazel Young[sic], 29, died at 7:20 a.m. Friday in her home after a three-year illness.
She was born May 23, 1932, in Niles, and moved to Hamlet 19 years ago.
Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Yung, Hamlet; a son, Terry Ray, and a daughter, Candy Lee, both at home; two brothers, Leo Yung and Arthur Yung, both of Hamlet, and a grandfather, William Dickeson, Niles.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Kiger-Halbritter Funeral Home with the Rev. Albert P. Schlegel, pastor of the St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Hamlet, officiating. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.