Mason County, Michigan
Genealogy and History



Ludington, Feb. 29 - Frank Thompson, millionaire husband of Marie Getke Thompson, formerly of this city, is dead in Florida. His daughter, Mrs. Leland McPhall is the daughter-in-law of O. W. McPhall, who owns banks in Oceana,, Mason, Lake and Manistee counties.
source: Grand Rapids Press (Tuesday, 29 Feb 1916) transcribed by Marla Zwakman

TIFFT, Mrs. S. A.
Mrs. S. A. Tifft, a resident of Ludington until 12 years ago, died Monday in Sheboygan, Wis. The funeral service will be held tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon at two o'clock from the First Methodist church. Rev. Robinson will officiate.
source: The Ludington Chronicle (Ludington, MI) - Wednesday, May 26, 1909. Contributed by Jim Dezotel
Stephen Tift and daughters Misses Agnes and Hazel, arrived here from Sheboygan, Wis. Tuesday evening, bringing with them the remains of their wife and mother, Mrs. Tifft to lay them at rest here near their old home. The party went directly to the home of S. C. Marburger where brief funeral services were held at one o'clock this afternoon, at two o'clock more formal services were conducted by Rev. Robinson at the First M. E. church, and interment was made in the city cemetery, under direction of Thompson and Dorrell. Mr. Tifft was formerly a well known real estate dealer in this city and has many old friends who deeply sympathize with him and his young daughters on their great sorrow.
source: The Ludington Record-Appeal (Ludington, MI) - Thursday, May 27, 1909. Contributed by Jim Dezotel

TRAPP, Klara Magdaline (Strauch)
Age 94. Beloved wife of the late Erhardt J.  Dear mother of Robert E. (Judy) and Allen R. (Joanne). Loving grandmother of David, Bonnie (Neil) Stenger, Amie (Scott) Kanengeiser, and Benjamin. Great grandmother of Anna and Sophie Stenger, and Jackson Kanengeiser. Sister of seven brothers, and three sisters, all deceased.  Passed away July 13, 2008. Memorial Service at the St. James Lutheran Church, 4771 Broadview Rd., Cleveland, OH 44109, Monday, July 21, at 11AM. Visitation from 10AM until time of service at the church. Interment Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, MI. Arrangements by Wischmeier - Buesch Funeral Home.
source: Plain Dealer - The (Cleveland, OH) - July 20, 2008 - Submitted by Ida Maack Recu







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