Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Aletha Myers


   Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon (today) at 2:00 p.m. at the Beaverton Church of the Brethren for Mrs. Aletha Mae Myers, 74, well known Beaverton resident. The daughter of George and Janie NIefred, she was born April 28, 1881 in Van Wert County, O. On February 1, 1903, she was married to Leonard J. Myers (Jeff) at Van Wert. They came to Gladwin County, settling at Beaverton in 1919, where they have resided since. She was a member of the Beaverton Church of the Brethren.

   Her survivors include her husband, Leonard; two daughters, Mrs. Eve A. Brubaker of Beaverton and Mrs. Genevieve Smith of Alma; two sons, Adam of Saginaw and Wilbur D. of Beaverton; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Janie Niefred, 97 years old; two sisters, Mrs. Teenie Davis of Chicago, and Mrs. Grace Hreyer of Cleveland, O.; two brothers, Logan Niefred of Ohio City, O., and Benjamine Niefred of St. Marys, O.

   Rev. Ernest Jehnsen, pastor of the church officiated at the rites and interment was made in Dale cemetery.

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Dale Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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