Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Douglas King

   Douglas L. King, 63, of Beaverton died June 14, 2005 at home after a very valiant fight with cancer.

   He was born in Gladwin on Jan. 12, 1942 to Laurain and Lola (Crawford) King. He married the former Caroline Burlingame in Beaverton on Aug. 17, 1963. He lived in Gladwin County his whole life and retired in 2004 after 39 years at Brown Machine in Beaverton.

   He is survived by his wife, Caroline King of Beaverton; two daughters, Kim (Greg) Abbas and Tammy King, both of Beaverton; one granddaughter, Alyssa Abbas of Beaverton; his sister, Christine (David) Bennett of Beaverton; and his mother, Lola King of Beaverton. He was preceded in death by his father and his sister, Cathlyn.

   Funeral services were held Thursday, June 16 at Hall Funeral Home in Beaverton with the Rev. Karen Blatt officiating. Burial followed at Beaverton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mid-Michigan Hospice.

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Beaverton Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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