August 29, 1968
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
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."
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.
November 26, 2013