Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Dewey Blades

   Dewey Blades, 79, of 4049 Wagner Rd., Beaverton, died suddenly Sunday, April 23, in the Midland Hospital Center. Born in Livingston County on December 26, 1898, he had lived in Gladwin County since 1900. Mr. Blades retired in 1964 from Dow Corning and formerly owned and operated the Dale Store for 12 years. He was a member of the Gladwin County Farm Bureau and was on the Grange installation team.

   Mr. Blades and the former Ruey E. Freeman were married on December 6, 1931, in Tobacco Township. Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Donald of Beaverton; 4 daughters, Mrs. Ruth Maxwell of Hope, Mrs. Norma Maxwell of Freeland, Mary Blades and Mrs. Dawn Virgil of Midland; one sister, Mrs. Ella Dennison of Lansing; one brother, Earl of Beaverton; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

   Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Hall Funeral Home, Beaverton Chapel. The Rev. Vernon Wyllys will officiate and burial will be in the Dale Cemetery.

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Dale Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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