Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Charles L. Garvie

   Charles L. Garvie, 56, of 2375 Cornell Dr., Beaverton, died Saturday, Nov. 28, in St. Mary's Hospital Saginaw, after a long illness. Born in Detroit Dec. 4, 1930, he moved to Gladwin County in 1955 from Detroit. Mr. Garvie was co-owner of the Beaverton Transmit Mix until selling in 1973. He was a counselor for Human Aid in Gladwin for 10 years. Mr. Garvie served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, the Gladwin Eagles Club 3292, the Beaverton Lions Club and Gladwin County American Legion Post 171. Mr. Garvie and the former Bertha Cornell were married April 28 1955, in Gladwin.

   Surviving, besides his wife, are 5 sons, Andrew and Allen Kory of Beaverton, Thomas Garvie of Houston, Texas, John Garvie of Beaverton and Charles Garvie Jr., at home; 3 daughters, Susan Garvie, Rose Hitchcock and Mrs. Paul (Bridget) Kile of Beaverton; 2 brothers, Joseph of Detroit and James of Indianapolis, INd.; 2 sisters, Sister Mary Lucille of Little Sisters of the Poor in Detroit and Rose Garvie of Fowlerville; and 19 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers.

   Services were held Monday at 10 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Father Donald Christensen officiated and burial was in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Charles Garvie Memorial, c/o Mrs. Bertha Garvie, Box 244, Beaverton.

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Sacred Heart Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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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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