Ramsay, Lydia C. (McIntyre)

Lydia C. Ramsay
April 22, 1917-Nov. 16, 1984


Niles Daily Star, Saturday, November 17, 1984, page 2, col. 1-2, microfilm Niles District Library

Lydia C. Ramsay, 67, Niles, died at 12:05 pm. Friday at Pawating Hospital after a brief illness.

Born April 22, 1917 in Pittsfield, Pa., she was a lifetime area resident. On June 22, 1938, in South Bend, she married Alpheus Ramsay, who died Oct. 10, 1976.

Surviving are a son, Terry L. Ramsay of Niles; a stepson, Robert H. Ramsay, also of Niles; two brothers, Clarence McIntyre of Niles and Reginald McIntyre of Dowagiac; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Kennedy and Mrs. Frances Crull, both of Niles, and Mrs. Charlotte Holcomb of Deland, Fla.; two grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.

Services will be Monday morning at Halbritter Funeral Home with Rev. David N. Henderson of Westminster Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

Grice, Donald R.

Donald R. Grice
Oct. 27, 1930-Dec. 9, 1984


Niles Daily Star, Monday, December 10, 1984, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

Donald R. Grice, 54, 1110 Margaret St., died at 12:35 a.m. Sunday at South Bend Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.

He was an employee of Simplicity Pattern Co.

Born Oct. 27, 1930 in Niles, he was a lifetime resident.

On June 1, 1957 in Niles he married Rachel Jordan, who survives.

Also surviving are a son, Frederick Grice of Niles; two daughters Mrs. Katharine Flatt of Troy and Mrs. Karen Snyder of Niles; two brothers, Charles Grice of Dowagiac and Harvey Grice of Berrien Center, two sisters, Mrs. Alice Karsen of St. Joseph and Mrs. Laura Jean Green of Dowagiac, and four grandchildren.

Graveside rites will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Silverbrook Cemetery with the Rev. David N. Henderson of Westminster Presbyterian Chruch officiating.  Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.  Arrangements are being made by Halbritter Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Berrien County Cancer Service.

 

 

Moore, Carole Mae Ossmer

Carole Mae Moore
May 6, 1942-Dec. 8, 1984


Niles Daily Star, Monday, December 10, 1984, page 2, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library

Carole Mae Moore, 42, 1208 Cass St., Niles, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at home of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Born May 6, 1942, in Niles, she was a homemaker and lifetime area resident.

Surviving are one son, Daniel Ossmer of Niles; three daughters, Rhonda Ossmer, Lori Ossmer and Charr Ferry, all of Niles and four brothers, Tom Johnson of Addison, Ill., Dean Johnson of Des Moines, Iowa, Andrews Sarratore of Niles and Frank Sparky Sarratore of Niles.

Services are Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Pifer-Smith Funeral Home, Niles, with the Rev. David Henderson of the Westminster Presbyterian Church officiating.  The body will be creamated[sic]. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Steinbauer, Charles A.

Charles A. Steinbauer
March 25, 1902-Dec. 8, 1984


Niles Daily Star, Monday, December 10, 1984, page 2, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library

Charles A. Steinbauer, 82, of 444 S. St. Joseph Ave., Niles, died suddenly at 4 p.m. Saturday , Dec. 8, at his winter home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Born March 25, 1902, in Niles, Steinbauer was a lifetime resident of the area.  He as a retired Tool and Die maker with the National Standard Company and was married to Marjorie A. Steinbauer, who survives.  Also surviving are three sons: Carl F. of Scottsdale, Ariz., David L. of  Niles, and Edwin J. of Maderia Beach, Fl. along with five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m., at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Niles.  The Reverend Lloyd Phillips will officiate. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Bobbitt Funeral Chapel in St. Petersburg. The body will be cremated with the remains to be placed at Silverbrook Cemetery.

 

Lewis, Edward

Edward Lewis
Oct. 2, 1905-Nov. 29, 1984


Niles Daily Star, Saturday, December 1, 1984, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

Edward Lewis, 79, 3047 Carberry Rd., Niles, died at 2:37 a.m.  Thursday at Pawating Hospital after a long illness.

He was born Oct. 2, 1905 in Ada Beana, Miss. He retired from the Clark Equipment Co., in 1967 and was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.

He married Grace Seawood in 1949 in Niles. She died in 1972.

Surviving are: a son, Johnny Q. Lewis of San Francisco; and a sister, Maude Lewis of Niles.

Services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Fletcher McAfee of that church will officiate. Burial will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery.

Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Pifer-Smith Funeral Home. A wake service will be held Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m.