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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
George Nunn

GEORGE B. NUNN (16 AUG 1890 - 16 MAY 1956) - Old Block # 2 Lot # 3b.


   COLEMAN --- George Blake Nunn, 65, of Coleman committed suicide at his home by shooting himself with a shotgun in the chest shortly before noon Wednesday, according to A. H. Bradley, Midland County coroner Mr. Nunn had been in ill health for the past five years.

   He was born Aug. 16, 1890, in Gladwin County and had been a Coleman resident for the past 18 years. He was a cabinet maker and had also been employed as custodian and special school bus driver. Mr. Nunn was married April 4, 1919 to the former Illa Mae Calhoun, who survives him.

   Also surviving are two sons, Francis Nunn of Morley and Garman Calhoun of Beaverton, five daughters, Mrs. Lois Snider of Beaverton, Mrs. Lorraine Noble of Milton, Fla., Mrs. Marion Andrews of Coleman, Janet and Eunice, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Rillett of Coleman and Mrs. Mary Kemrath of Beaverton; two brothers, Fred and Robert Nunn, both of Beaverton.

   Mr. Nunn was a World War I veteran and a member of the George Edward Young American Legion Post in Coleman. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Coleman Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. Vernon Michael, assisted by Rev. E. G. Ritenburg of the Pilgrim Holiness Church officiating. Burial will be in the Beaverton Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Laughlin Funeral Home, Coleman.

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Burial/Final Location
Beaverton Cemetery, Beaverton, MI
Publication Information
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Pub. Page
Midland Daily News, Midland, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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