Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Ralph C. Hospodor

   Ralph C. Hospodor, 47, of 210 Maple St., Gladwin, died suddenly Monday, March 14, following a heart attack at his home. Born on April 1, 1929, in Gladwin, he had spent his lifetime here and was a 1947 graduate of Gladwin High School. Mr. Hospodor was co-manager of Hospodor's Laundry and Dry Cleaners for the past 15 years. He served in the Korean War and was wounded in action. Mr. Hospodar attended Ferris College for two years and was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans; Gladwin Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3292; Gladwin Lodge 397 F. & A.M.; White Clover Chapter No. 84, Order Eastern Star; and the Gladwin Skyview Flying Club. He and the former Betty VanHorn were married on November 17, 1956, in Gladwin.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Debbie and 3 sons, James, Robert and Kevin, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Helen Hospodor of Gladwin; and 2 brothers, Steve of Gladwin and Ronald of Beaumont, Texas. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald Bates will officiate and burial will be in the Highland Cemetery.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Pfc US Army Korea
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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