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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William McColley


   William H. (Wid) McColley, 72, of Gladwin Township, died Thursday, May 29, in Saginaw Veterans Hospital, after an illness of several months. Born in Ohio, on Sept. 11, 1896, he was a farmer and a veteran of World War I. Mr. McColley had lived in Gladwin County since he was two years old. He had never married.

   Surviving are two brothers, Cloyce, of Gladwin and Carl, of Marion; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Peters, of Lansing and Mrs. Lina Porterfield, of Burt. Rites were held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Miner Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Allen officiated and burial was in the Ridge Cemetery.

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Death Date
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Ridge Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI Pfc. Mg. Co. 78 Inf. WWI
Publication Information
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Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:3
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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