OBITUARIES
Mason County Michigan

THOMPSON, Frank
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

TIFT, Mrs. S.A.
Mrs. S. A. Tift, a resident of Ludington until 12 years ago, died Monday in Sheboygan, Wis. The funeral services will be held tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon at two o’clock from the First Methodist church. Rev. Robinson will officiate.
Contributed by Jim Dezotel from The Ludington Chronicle (Ludington, MI) – Wednesday, May 26, 1909
Stephen Tifft 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 this city and has many old friends who deeply sympathize with him and his young daughters in this their great sorrow.
Contributed by Jim Dezotel from the Ludington Record-Appeal (Ludington, MI) – Thursday, May 27, 1909

TROOP, 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 Stenger (Neil), Amie Kanengeiser (Scott), 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. Internment Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, MI. Arrangements by Wischmeier - Buesch Funeral Home.
Submitted by Ida Maack Recu - Plain Dealer, The (Cleveland, OH) - July 20, 2008