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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Mrs. Helen L. Cummings
Funeral services for Mrs. Helen L. Cummings, 72, of 715 N. 4th St., will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday in the Pifer Funeral Home. The Rev. Earl J. Wickstrom, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. She died at 9:25 p.m., Sunday in Pawating Hospital, where she had been a patient since July 17.
Mrs. Cummings was born April 3, 1893, in Michigan City, Ind. and came to Niles from that city in 1922. Her husband, Quincy, died in 1954.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Yvonne Hanson and Mrs. Joan Wright, both of Niles; two sons, Quincy Jr., Niles, and Theodore, Davenport, Iowa; a brother, George Schwager, Chicago; a sister, Mrs. Alma Wandry, Niles; and 13 grandchildren.
She was a member of the Golden Age Club, the War Mothers, and the Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Trainmen.
Friends will be received at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today.
(Source: Niles Daily Star, Monday, August 16, 1965, page 2, col. 6, cont. Page 13, col. 7, microfilm Niles District Library)
Lemuel Pagin died yesterday forenoon about 11: 30 o' clock at his residence on Hickory Lane after a long illness with dropsy and asthma, aged 70 years and 23 days. He leaves a wife and three children, Joseph and Oliver and Mrs. Fannie Cole. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 1 o'clock from his late residence.
Lemuel Pagin, long a resident of this city, died Wednesday at 11:30 at the home of his son, Joseph Pagin. His age was abut 60 years. Mr. Pagin has been quite ill all winter.
Ms. McCleaf (Lydia)
Died February 7, 1892
Mrs. McCleaf, died of a complication of diseases, Sunday morning, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Enoch Flegal, on Hickory Lane, aged 78 years. The funeral was held at the residence Tuesday p.m. at 2 o’clock.
(Source: Niles Mirror, Wednesday, February 10, 1892, page 3, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library)
Mrs. Robert (Sybil M.) McOmber
MRS. M’OMBER SUCCUMBS TO APOPLEXY
About the Same Time Her Sister is Hurt in Accident
Mrs. Robert McOmber died at her home, 812 North Fourth street this morning at 9:15 o’clock. Last Monday afternoon she was stricken with apoplexy while feeding her chickens. After lying prostrate in the rain for two hours she was found by her husband when he came home from his work at 6 o’clock. Up to the time of her demise she did not regain consciousness.
Deceased was born at Lodi, Seneca county, New York, July 3, 1850. April 2, 1876, she was married to Robert McOmber of this city. Three children were born to them, Arthur, of Kalamazoo; Mrs. Filbert Williams of Niles and one who died in infancy. She is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Francis Smith and Mrs. Elvira Battles, of New York state, and one brother, Wilbur Salisbury, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Mrs. McOmber took an active interest in the affairs of the Methodist church, of which she was a devoted member. She also belonged to the Rebekah and Maccabee lodges of this city.
Funeral announcement will be made later.
Shortly after the time of her death a telegram was received which conveys the sad news that Mrs. McOmber’s sister, Mrs. Francis Smith, had been seriously injured in an automobile accident in New York.
(Source: Niles Daily Star, Friday evening, February 28, 1919, page 1, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library)
Niles Weekly Mirror, Wednesday, December 31, 1884, page 5, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library
--We stop the press to announce that Mrs. Judge H. Coolidge died on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Buchanan Record, Thursday, January 1, 1885, page 3, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library
--Mrs. Sarah Coolidge, widow of the late Ex-Judge H.H. Coolidge, died Tuesday, at her home in Niles.