Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Ira Fike


   Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, by Rev. E. S. Hollinger, for Ira Fike, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Roy Bender in Saginaw, Sunday, February 9. Burial was made the Dale Cemetery. Mr. Fike was born March 12, 1877, in West Virginia and moved to Michigan with his parents when he was 12 years old. He married Miss Laura Castle and in 1910 they moved near Beaverton on a farm in Beaverton township, and made their home here until April 1946, when they moved to Saginaw.

   Surviving besides the widow are two sons, Elmer and Clarence both of Saginaw; three daughters, Mrs. Jessie Bender, Mrs. Ida Shoup and Mrs. Myrtle Williams, all of Saginaw. There was also a foster daughter, Miss Coleen Roback, who has lived with the Fikes since she was two days old. There are three brothers, Job and Jasper of Blissfield, and William of Coleman; one sister, Mrs. Lorenca Stuart of Blissfield; also seven grandchildren.

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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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