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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William Nettleton


   William Nettleton, Sr., 72, of Gladwin, died Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Saginaw Veterans Hospital following a long illness. A farmer, Mr. Nettleton was a life-long resident of Gladwin County. He was born here Dec. 30, 1894, and was a veteran of World War I. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and Gladwin W.W. I Barracks No. 3421 - Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Nettleton and the former Miss Rose Schranz were married in Gladwin on Nov. 2, 1919.

   The survivors include his wife, Rose; two sons, William and Charles, of Gladwin; two daughters, Mrs. Josephine Roberts of Akron, Ohio, and Mrs. Freda Looker of Gladwin; five sisters, Mrs. Blanche Searfoss, Mrs. Margaret Searfoss and Mrs. Clara Huntley, of Gladwin, Mrs. Jennie Moyst of Charlotte, and Mrs. Minnie Stowell of Fenton; two brothers, Fred of Fenton and Roy of Ortonville; 15 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

   Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church with the Rev. Ernst Mueller officiating. Burial was in Ridge Cemetery.

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Ridge Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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