Sheldon, Randy Joseph

Randy Joseph Sheldon
Nov. 22, 1997-Dec. 18, 1997

Niles Daily Star, Saturday, December 20, 1997, page 2, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library

Funeral services for Randy Joseph Sheldon, 26 days old, 1615 N. Fifth St., Niles, are at 3 p.m., today at Halbritter Funeral Home by Bill Limbert of New Buffalo. Burial is to be at Silverbrook Cemetery. He died at 3:25 p.m., Thursday at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Ind., following a brief illness.

He was born in Niles on Nov. 22.  Survivors include parents, Megan Fralick and Mark Sheldon, a brother, Mathew Fralick, and maternal grandparents, Susan and Mark Fralick and paternal grandparents, Lloyd and Taffy Sheldon. Friends may call one hour prior to services at Halbritter Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions are to be made at the donor's option.


Shook, Alma Carpenter

Alma Carpenter Shook
Nov. 6, 1890-June 24, 1963

Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, June 25, 1963, page 2, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library

Mrs. Alma Carpenter Shook, 72, of 932 S. 13th St., died at 10:45 a.m. Monday in Pawating Hospital after an illness of two months. She was admitted to the hospital Sunday.

Mrs. Shook was born Nov. 6, 1890,  in Cass County. She lived most of her life in Niles. She was a Gold Star Mother and a member of the Niles Order of the Eastern Star.

Her husband, John, died in 1961.

Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur Adams of Cincinnati; a sister, Mrs. Louise Moneysmith, Niles; a brother, Carl Carpenter, also of Niles, and a granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Kiger Funeral Home. The Rev. Maurice McKean, pastor of the First Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial in Silverbrook Cemetery.

Friends may visit the Kiger Funeral Home.


Shull, Sandra Sue

Sandra Sue Shull
May 5, 1950-Jan. 24, 1953

Niles Daily Star, Monday, January 26, 1953, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today in the Seventh-day Adventist Church for Sandra Sue Shull, two-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vivian Shull, 519 Eagle street, who died Saturday afternoon in Pawating Hospital following a three-day illness. Elder S.E. Wight of Emmanuel Missionary College at Berrien Springs officiated and burial was in Silverbrook Cemetery. A sister, Julie Jo, at home also survives.

Siebarth, Anna

Anna Siebarth
Sept. 21, 1908-Dec. 31, 1989

Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, January 2, 1990, page 2, col. 3-4, microfilm Niles District Library

Anna Siebarth, 81 of Luther, Mi. died Sunday at 7:45 p.m. at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids following an extended illness.

She was born Sept. 21, 1908 in Hammond, Ind.

Mrs. Siebarth was divorced and had been a homemaker.

Survivors include daughter, Lorraine Christner of Watervliet and James K. Siebarth of Luther; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services and visitation are not offered.

Arrangements were made by Pifer-Smith Funeral Home of Niles.



Smith, Homer F.

Homer F. Smith
April 29, 1899-March 28, 1980

Niles Daily Star, Monday, March 31, 1980, page 2, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library

NILES--Funeral services for Homer F. Smith, 80, of 1911 E. Ontario St., were to be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Pifer-Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. William Mack of the Bertrand Church of the Nazarene officiating.

Burial was to follow for Mr. Smith at Silverbrook Cemetery.

He was born April 29, 1899 in Louisville, Ky., and had lived here since 1944, coming from South Bend.

He died at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Michigan Skilled Center.  Mr. Smith was a World War I Army veteran and a retired employee of the Studebaker Corporation.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Ray (Helen) Shanklin of Union, Mrs. Marjorie Fox of South Bend, and Mrs. Gordon (Margaret) Ward of Bosque Farm, N.M.; and five grandchildren.