The Advertiser
Saranac, Michigan
 August 29, 1968
Transcribed by LaVonne I. Bennett


THE ADVERTISER, Saranac, Ionia County, MI; Thursday, August 29, 1968:

THE ADVERTISER, Saranac, MI, Thursday, August 29, 1968: "Mrs. Della SCOTT, 88, Passes on Thursday. Funeral services for Mrs. Effie (Della) SCOTT, 88, were held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock at Morris-Roetman funeral home, the Rev. James FRANK officiating and burial was made in Saranac cemetery.

Mrs. SCOTT had been in failing health for several weeks and died in Ionia County Memorial hospital early Thursday morning, August 22, 1968. She had been a resident of Saranac fifty-six years.

Born in Boston township June 28, 1880, she was the daughter of Addison and Annie FULLER PALMER. She was married to James A. SCOTT in Mecosta February 11, 1899, and soon after they moved to Berlin township and to Saranac in 1912 which has since been their home. The couple observed their 69th wedding anniversary last February.

She was a member of the Saranac Rebekah lodge nearly fifty years and was active as long as her health permitted. She attended Galilee Baptist church.

Surviving besides her husband, James are three children, Mrs. Cecil TAYLOR and Clifford SCOTT of Saranac, and Mrs. Ernest WHITE of Grand Rapids, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren."

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LINNIE BENNETT DIES AFTER SHORT ILLNESS - THE ADVERTISER, Saranac, MI; Thursday, August 29, 1968, front page, column 7:

Linnie BENNETT Dies After Short Illness - Mrs. Linnie I. BENNETT of 704 East Main St., Ionia died Saturday, August 24, 1968 at the Roselawn Manor in Lansing following a short illness.

Born November 14, 1890 in Muskegon county, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis MILLS and spent most of her childhood in Muskegon county.

September 13, 1909 she was united in marriage to Ray BENNETT of Portland and they made their home in Portland until 1927 when they moved to Ionia. Her husband preceded her in death in 1964.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Winifred CLIFFORD of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Lois DePOTTY of Saranac, Mrs. Rosamond HOGAN of Ionia; one son, LeRoy of Grand Rapids; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Edna BENNETT of Hoquiam, Wash.

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Myers funeral home, the Rev. Theodore FORBES of First Christian church officiating. Interment was made in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

 



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