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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Claire Edick

   Claire R. Edick, 80, well known retired Gladwin rural mail carrier, died Monday, Feb. 16, in the Clare Osteopathic Hospital following a short illness. Born in Standis on January 9, 1896, he lived in Gladwin County since he was a child. Mr. Edick was a rural mail carrier out of the Gladwin Post Office for 41 years until retirement in 1961. He was a veteran of World War I and participated in the St. Mihiel and Meuse Argonne offensive. He was a member of the Gladwin World War I Veterans Barracks 3421, the Gladwin I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 177 and the Gladwin Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3292.

   Mr. Edick and the former Esther Hayward were married on October 4, 1919, in Gladwin. She preceded him in death on August 21, 1973. Surviving are one daughter (Emogene) Stickel of Gladwin; two sons, Lawrence and Richard of Gladwin; four brothers, Rex of Bay City, Victor of Midland, Everett of Gladwin and Melvin of DeLano, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Winifred Jadle of Fullerton, Calif.; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. Carl Briggs will officiate and burial will be in the Highland Cemetery.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Pvt. US Army WWI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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