Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
George Govitz

   George M. Govitz, 54, of 4200 Woods Rd., Gladwin, died suddenly Friday, May 13, in the Gladwin Area Hospital. He had undergone open heart surgery in September 1976. Born in Beaverton November 1, 1922, he had been a lifetime resident of Gladwin County. He was a veteran of World War II and was employed at Gladwin Machine Products at the time of his death. Mr. Govitz and the former Ethel Martonosi were married May 15, 1948, in Gladwin and she survives.

   Other survivors include 7 sons, George Jr., Terry and Randy, all of Gladwin, Greg, Allan, Martin and David, all at home; 7 daughters, Judy, Jan, Lorraine, Joan, Theresa, Christine and Melissa, all at home; a brother, Mike of Beaverton; 3 sisters, Mrs. Mary Dupay and Mrs. Caroline Anthony, both of Ohio, and Mrs. Anne Willey of California.

   Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Castanier officiating and interment was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Rosary rites were read Sunday evening at 8 p.m.

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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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