Beaverton Historical Society
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Victor F. Havens


  Rev. Henry Kreulen, of Bay City, assisted by the Beaverton post of the American Legion, conducted a memorial service at the Presbyterian church in Beaverton Sunday for Pvt. Victory F. Havens, who died September 21 as the results of wounds suffered a day earlier in action in Holland. Entering the service on October 4, 1943, he was sent to Camp Blanding, Florida, where he took his basic training. Later he was transferred to the air-borne paratroop division at Ft. Benning, Georgia. In July 1944, he was sent overseas and on October 31st his mother received word of his death.

  Pvt. Havens was born in Buckeye township on November 15, 1918, and most of his life was spent in Gladwin county. He was married to Lucile Brewer on March 7, 1939, and to them was born one son, Victory R. Surviving are his wife, Lucile and son, Victory R., of Ann Arbor; his mother, Mrs. May Havens of Flint; and aged father, Neuman Havens of Buckeye township; five brothers, Ray of Buckeye; Marion, of Tobacco township; Clair; of the U.S. Navy; Byrl and Trueman of Ypsilanti; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Maxwell, of Hope, and Mrs. Ruth Evans, of Detroit; and many other relatives and friends. One brother, Lawrence, died during World War I while in the service of his country..

{Note: Actual Recorded Date of Death is: 09/21/1944. Name: Victor F. Havens}
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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