Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Will Caviness

   Will R. Caviness, 73, of Harrison, died Friday, April 4, in the Clare Community Hospital after a long illness. Born in Dimondale, Nov. 26, 1912, he moved to Harrison in 1977 from Wayne. Mr. Caviness was a paper handler for the Detroit Free Press for 45 years until retiring in 1977. He served in the Army during World War II. Mr. Caviness and the former Helen Boxey were married in 1933 in Gladwin. She died April 29, 1975. He then married May Diehl Dec. 26, 1976, in Detroit.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by 3 sons, William of Orlando, Fla., Steven of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Thomas of Brooksville, Fla.; 2 daughters, Mrs. William (Nancy) Rentier of Monks Corner, S.C. and Mrs. Dennis (Mary) Dewyer of Inkster; one sister, Mrs. Kathryn Nichols of Brooksville, Fla.; 27 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The body was cremated.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Pvt US Army WWII
Publication Information
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Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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