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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Joseph Mansfield


   Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. at the Brethren in Christ Church Butman, for Joseph P. Mansfield, 82, well-known county resident, who died suddenly at his home in Clement Township Sunday. The Rev. Melvin Stauffer officiated and burial was in Butman Cemetery. Born on April 11, 1882, in Paulding County, Ohio, he was married to the former Annie Brown Dec. 22, 1904, in Butman Township. She preceded him in death on March 11 of this year.
   A Gladwin county resident since 1896, he was a member of the Brethren in Christ Church of Butman. A retired farmer, he had also been a foreman of a CCC camp from 1931 until 1936, a conservation department fire warden, an employee of the state highway department, a former member of the school board and Clement Township justice of the peace.
   Surviving are a son, Russel, of Gladwin; a daughter, Mrs. Lillian Hayes, of Flint; a sister, Mrs. Alice Mayfield, of Flint; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Personal Information
Death Date
Burial/Final Location
April 1964
Butman Cem.
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Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record
P:1 C:6
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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