Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Elva Blades

   Mrs. Elva F. Blades, 78, of Beaverton, died Monday, January 3, at Town & Country Nursing Home, Midland, following a short illness. Born March 14, 1893, in Eaton County, Mrs. Blades had been a resident of Gladwin County since 1902. The former Miss Elva Reed and George Blades were married June 29, 1913, in Beaverton. He preceded her in death November 26, 1955. She was a member of the Beaverton Nazarene Church.

   Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. James (Velva) Cornell of Gladwin, Mrs. William (Violet) Bangler of Tecumseh, Mrs. Donald (Grace) Farow of Clare County, and Mrs. Raymond (Lois) Schaard of Beaverton; fiev sons, Kenneth, William and Shirley of Beaverton, Forest of Midland, and Duane of Gladwin; one brother Firdell Reed of Saginaw; 36 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

   Services will be held Friday at 2:00p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin, with the Rev. F. E. Voller officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery at Beaverton.

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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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