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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Joseph Crystal

   Joseph (Buck) Crystal, 60, of 1263 Borders Dr., Gladwin, died suddenly Saturday, Nov. 3. Born in Rochester Nov. 1, 1924, he came to Gladwin County in 1976. He was a crane operator for Underwood Sand and Gravel in Pontiac and retired in 1976 after 32 years. Mr. Crystal served in the Army during World War II. He was married to the former Helen Hansen and she preceded him in death July 16, 1983. Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles (Wendy) Bittner of Staples, Minn, and Shawnna Crystal of Gladwin; 2 brothers, Woodrow of Cadillac and Phillip of AuGres, 2 sisters, Mrs. Ruth Parkin of Utica and Mrs. Gertie Rowley of Sterling Heights; a dear friend, Twylla Peterson of Gladwin; and one grandson. Services were held Tuesday at 1 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin Chapel. The Rev. Robert Brown officiated and burial was in the Skeels Cemetery.

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Skeels/Sherman Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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