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Schulte, William C.

William C. Schulte
Aug. 13, 1882-June 19,1938


Niles Daily Star, Monday, June 20, 1938, Page 1, col. 8, microfilm Niles District Library


WILLIAM SCHULTE, ILL TWO DAYS, DIES

Native of Niles Stricken; Funeral Services Wednesday, 2:30

 

Ill for only two days, William C. Schulte, lifelong resident of Niles, died at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon in Pawating hospital.  He was 55 years old.

The Rev. T.O.Lee of the First Methodist church will conduct funeral services at 2:30 o'clcok Wednesday afternoon in the Rutherford funeral home. Burial will be [in] Silverbrook cemetery.

Born in Niles, Mr. Schulte lived at 10 South St. Joseph Avenue. Prior to his illness he operated a gasoline station.

He leaves his wife, the former Mayme Young whom he married in Niles in 1904; a brother, Floyd Schulte, South Bend; a sister, Mrs. Floyd Bowerman, South Bend, and a half-brother, Robert Bretschneider, Niles.

Friends may call at the funeral home tonight and at the Schulte home from Tuesday morning until 10 o'clock Wednesday morning.


Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, June 21, 1938, Page 2, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library

SCHULTE SERVICES

Funeral services for William C. Schulte, who died Sunday morning in Pawating hospital, will be held at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the Rutherford funeral home. Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery. Friends may call at the Schulte home.

Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, June 22, 1938, Page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

SERVE AS PALLBEARERS

Herman Bauman, Alex Henderson, William Knott, Roy Cramer, L.O. Bates, and Eugene Gardner served as pallbearers this afternoon for the funeral services of William C. Schulte. Rites were conducted in the Rutherford funeral home by  the Rev. T.O. Lee. Burial was in Silverbrook cemetery. Mr. Schulte died Sunday afternoon in Pawating hospital following a brief illness.

 

Cutting, Roy E.

Roy E. Cutting
March 13, 1893-Sept. 19, 1954

Niles Daily Star, Monday, September 20, 1954, Page 2, col. 5, microfilm Niles District Library

Roy E. Cutting, 903 Oak street, died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Hines Veterans Hospital, Hines, Ill.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Ada Cutting, of Niles; two sisters, Mrs. Harry Paddock, of Boyne city, and Mrs. Paul Etzcorn, of Royal Oak, and one brother, Clarence of Detroit.

Cutting was born on March 13, 1893, in Niles, and lived here all his life. He was retired from the National Printing Company.

Friends may call at the Pifer Funeral Home, starting Tuesday night. Service arrangements will be announced Tuesday.


Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, September 21, 1954, Page 2, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library

CUTTING SERVICES SET

Services for Roy E. Cutting, 61, 903 Oak street, who died Sunday at Hines Hospital, Hines, Ill. will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Pifer Funeral Home.

The Rev. John G. Carlton, rector of Trinity Episcopal church, will officiate, and burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

 

VanDyke, Fred

Fred VanDyke
Oct. 13, 1890-Sept. 23, 1954


Niles Daily Star, Friday, September 24, 1954, Page 2, col. 5, microfilm Niles District Library

Fred Van Dyke, 63, of 1242 South 13th street, did at home Thursday at 5:30 p.m. after a 10-day illness.

He was a retured[sic] employe of the French Paper Mill.

He was born in Niles Oct. 13, 1890 and spent all his life here.

On June 11, 1913, he married Carrie E. Whitney who survives.

Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Miller of Niles; three sons, R. Peter Van Dyke and Donald Van Dyke, both of Niles, and Frederick Van Dyke, Willow Run; nine grandchildren and a nephew, George Van Dyke of Niles.

Friends may call at the Kiger Funeral Home where the Rev. L. George Beacock will conduct services at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery.

 

Mullins, Nellie M.

Nellie M. Mullins
April 30, 1922-Sept. 24, 1954


Niles Daily Star, Friday, September 24, 1954, Page 2, col. 5, microfilm Niles District Library

Mrs. Nellie M. Mullins, 32, wife of Charles Mullins, of 2670 Lake Shore drive, died at 10 o'clock this morning at Billings Hospital, Chicago.  She had been ill since July, 1953.

She was a member of Church of the Brethren, Deer Creek, Ind.

Born April 30, 1922 at Galveston, Ind., she came to Niles from Logansport, Ind., in June, 1951.

Beside her husband, she is survived by her mother, Mrs. Ruth Armstrong, Galveston, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary McClaeb, Logansport, and Mrs. Anna Mae Ferverda, Edwardsville, Ill.

Friends may call Saturday evening and Sunday at the Kiger Funeral Home where the Rev. T.M. Greenhoe will conduct services at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery.

 

Johnson, Lawrence

Lawrence Johnson
Dec. 9, 1919-Sept. 27, 1954


Niles Daily Star, Monday, September 27, 1954, Page 2, col. 5, microfilm Niles District Library

Lawrence Johnson, 603 North Front street, died rather suddenly this morning.

Surviving are his wife, Grace, and four children, Kay, David, Thomas and Theresa, all at thome. Johnson was born on Dec. 9, 1919, in California.

He was a bartender at Club Lido in South Bend, and was a veteran of World War II.

Friends may call at the Pifer Funeral Home. Arrangements for services will be announced later.


Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, September 28, 1954, Page 2, col. 5, microfilm Niles District Library

Johnson Rites Set

Services for Lawrence Johnson, 34, 603 North Front street, who died Monday morning, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Pifer Funeral Home.

The Rev. R.L.McCoy, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate, and burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.