Milburn, Rosemary H.

Rosemary H. Milburn
Feb. 17, 1936-Nov. 2, 1995

Niles Daily Star, Saturday, November 4, 1995, page 2, col. 1, microfllm Niles District Library

Rosemary H. Milburn
enjoyed gardening, knitting


Funeral services for Rosemary H. Milburn, 59, of 628 Northfield Drive, Niles, are Monday at 2 p.m. at Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles, by the Rev. Lowell Black of the First church of Christ-Christian.

Burial will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery.

Mrs. Milburn died Thursday at 5:40 p.m. at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Ind., following a brief illness.

She was born Feb. 17, 1936, in Liverpool, England. She had lived in Niles since 1974, coming here from New Jersey.

Mrs. Milburn was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Niles and was formerly active in Cub Scouts and enjoyed neighborhood clubs, gardening and knitting.

Survivors include a son, Craig Milburn of Marietta, Ga.; her former husband, Kenneth S. Milburn of Niles; and close family members in England.

Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. at Halbritter Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.



Niles Daily Star, Saturday, November 4, 1995, page 2, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library

Dumond, Emma E.

Emma E. Dumond
July 17, 1925-Nov. 3, 1995


Emma E. Dumond


retired waitress supervisor


Funeral services for Emma E. Dumond, 70, of 4955 W. U.S. 12, Buchanan, were today at 10:30 a.m. at Pifer-Smith Funeral Home in Niles by Dr. Ron Wakeman of First Presbyterian Church, Niles.

Burial followed at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

Mrs. Dumond died at 10:25 p.m. Friday at Silverbrook Manor in Niles.

She was born July 17, 1925 in Bedford, Ind.

On June 25, 1949, in Niles she married Wm. Robert Dumond, Sr. who survives.

Mrs. Dumond was a retired waitress supervisor at the former Franky's Restaurant in Niles.

In addition to her husband, survivors include one daughter, Sue Wolkins of Galien; one son, Wm. Robert Dumond, Jr. of Algonac; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A brother, Robert Hardwick, died in 1975.

Memorial contributions may be made to Arthritis Foundation.

Niles Daily Star, Monday, November 6, 1995, page 2, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library

Batey, Gladys I.

Gladys I. Batey
June 18, 1899-Nov. 10, 1995


Gladys I. Batey


retired insurance agent


Graveside services for Gladys I. Batey, 96, 1555 Ferndale, Niles are planned for 11 a.m. Monday at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles.

Burial will follow, with arrangements to be handled by Pifer-Smith Funeral HOme, Niles.

Miss Batey died at 11 :40 a.m. Friday at home of natural causes.

She was born June 18, 1899 in Cass County, and was a longtime area resident.

Miss Batey retired from the John Hancock Insurance Co., in 1964, for whom she worked as an insurance agent.

She is survived by seven nieces and two nephews.

There is no visitation.

Niles Daily Star, Saturday, November 11, 1995, page 2, col. 5-6, microfilm Niles District Library

Vose, Carrie M.

Carrie M. Vose
Oct. 28, 1879-Feb. 27, 1955

Mrs. Carrie M. Vose, 75, 0f 1715 North Fifth Street, died at 3:20 a.m. Sunday in Pawating Hospital where she was admitted Saturday. She had been ill for about one year.

Mrs. Vose was born Oct. 28, 1879, in Monterey,Mich., and came here from Michigan City, Ind., in 1920. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, the Order of Railway Conductors of America, the United Spanish War Veterans' Auxiliary of the E.L. Hamilton Post and the Best Friends Club.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence Abbott and Mrs. Marjorie Hill, both of Niles; four grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Harrison Kibby, of Grand Rapids. Her husband preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Pifer Funeral Home here with the Rev. Theodore Greenhoe, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery.

Niles Daily Star, Monday, February 28, 1955, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

Villwock, Paul E.

Paul E. Villwock
March 28, 1916-Nov. 27, 1995

Paul E. Villwock


retired lifetime farmer


Funeral services for Paul E. Villwock, 79, of 1734 Howard St., Niles, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m., at Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles by the Rev. Al Bastin of St. John's United Church of Christ.

Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

Mr. Villwock died at 12:20 p.m. Monday, at Lakeland Medical Center-Niles, following a brief illness.

He was born March 28, 1916, in Niles, and was a lifetime resident here.

Mr. Villwock was a retired lifetime farmer who owned a farm on M-140 north of Niles.

He was a member of the American Guernesey Association.

Survivors include a sister, Lydia M. Freeman of Goodlettsville, Tenn.; eight nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Amethyst Villwock of Niles. He was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence H. Villwock.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, one hour prior to services.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, November 28, 1995, page 2, col. 8, microfilm Niles District Library