Hulbert, Eric Charles

Eric Charles Hulbert
Sept. 12, 1947-Sept. 14, 1947


INFANT SON DIES

    Eric Charles Hulbert, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Noble Chester Hulbert, Herbert street, passed away at 7:45 p.m. Sunday in Memorial hospital, South Bend.
    The deceased is survived by his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hulbert, Niles, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Lake, London, Eng., and by a sister, Vivien Laura.
    Eric Hulbert was born on Sept. 12, in Pawating hospital, Niles.
    Friends may call at the Pifer funeral home.  Services will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph Byink, pastor of the Bertrand Community church, at 10 a.m. Tuesday.  Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery.

Source: Niles Daily Star, Monday, September 15, 1947, page 2, col. 5,; microfilm Niles District Library

Sleeper, Elizabeth Hannah (Bracken)

Elizabeth Hannah Sleeper
May 4, 1889-November 27, 1919


Niles Daily Star-Sun, Saturday, November 29, 1919, page 6, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. SLEEPER MONDAY

    The funeral services for Mrs. Louis Sleeper will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Bracken on north Sixth street.  The death of Mrs. Sleeper comes as crushing blow to her parents and family who had believed she was recovering after several months of illlness.  Mr. and Mrs. Bracken had gone to St. Joseph to spend Thanksgiving with her and when they alighted from the car a friend conveyed the sad news to them that Mrs. Sleeper had died about an hour before they arrived.  Mrs. Sleeper had arisen for the day and was awaiting her parents' arrival with eagerness when her death occurred.

Niles Daily Star-Sun, Monday, December 1, 1919, page 6, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library

FUNERAL SERVICES TODAY

    The funeral services for Mrs. Louis Sleeper were held this afternoon from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Bracken. Rev. Harry T. Scherer conducted the services.  Burial occurred at Silver Brook cemetery.

Chipman, Laura

Miss Laura Chipman
Oct. 5, 1840-Nov. 28, 1919


Niles Daily Star-Sun, Saturday, November 29, 1919, page 6, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library

MISS CHIPMAN'S DEATH IS DEEPLY MOURNED BY MANY

    Miss Laura Chipman, a daughter of one of the old families of Niles, passed away at her home on Friday, following a short illness.  She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T.N.[sic] Chipman and one of Niles most beloved women, possessing a character that few attain, her whole life being dedicated to the service and devotion of others.
    For over 30 years, Miss Chipman was a most efficient teacher in our public schools.  She was also librarian of the ladies' library for a long period.  All her life she was a faithful and devoted member of the Episcopal church.
    Those who knew her feel keenly the loss of such a noble woman.
    The funeral services will be held at Trinity church on Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock.

Niles Daily Star-Sun, Saturday, November 29, 1919, page 6, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library

    Miss Ella Chipman of Chicago arrived in the city last evening on account of the death of her cousin, Miss Laura Chipman.

Niles Daily Star-Sun, Monday, December 1, 1919, page 6, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library

 

FUNERAL SERVICES TODAY

    Funeral services for Miss Laura Chipman were conducted from the Trinity Episcopal church this morning by Rev. Harold Holt.  Burial occurred at Silver Brook cemetery.

Holmes, Randy Lee

Randy L. Holmes
August 10, 1954


    Randy Lee Holmes, 1110 Margaret street, was still born at 6: 30 p.m Tuesday at Pawating Hospital.
    Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holmes Jr., his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holmes Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Gotlieb Christ all of Niles; two sisters, Anna Mae and Eunice Christene and one brother George Franklyn Holmes, at home.
    Committal services were held at 11 a.m. today at Silverbrook Cemetery, with the Rev. C.M. Wetzel, assistant Presbyterian pastor, officiating.

Source: Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, August 11, 1954, page 2, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library
   

Gyori, Linda Lee (Hawkins)

Linda Lee Gyori
April 23, 1949-Aug. 2, 2008


Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, August 6, 2008, page 2, accessed online 10:36 AM EDT

Linda Lee Gyori, 59, of Platt Street, Niles, died at 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at her home, following an extended illness.
Linda Gyori

Funeral services will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles. There will be brief sharing by the family.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

She was born on April 23, 1949, at Niles to George Henry and Evelyn Elaine (Jones) Hawkins. She was a lifetime resident of Niles.

She graduated from Niles High School and earned an associate degree at Southwestern Michigan College.

She was an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous and volunteered at the Berrien County Cancer Service.

She enjoyed making jewelry, building and finishing scale model cars and other crafts and hobbies.

Surviving family includes two daughters, Angelique Cook of San Diego, Calif. and Michelle (James) Knight of Niles; a grandson, Christopher Hosken; her parents, George and Evelyn Hawkins of Niles; a sister, Terry Anderson of Niles and her best friend, Linda Meehan.

Memorials may be made to the Berrien County Cancer Service.

Arrangements were by Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles.