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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Russell Pero

   Russell E. Pero, 70, of 2539 Ridge Rd., Gladwin, died suddenly Thursday, June 12, at his home of a heart attack. Born in Sage Township on February 18, 1910, he had spent his lifetime in Gladwin County. Mr. Pero was a retired heavy equipment operator for Cooke Contracting of Detroit. He served in the Navy during World War II and was a member of the Operating Engineers AFL CIO 324, the Masonic Lodge and Gladwin I.O.O.F. Mr. Pero and former Mary Greer were married on December 22, 1948, in Gladwin.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Albert (Dorothy) Keen of Flint; one sister, Mrs. Gladys Wykoff of Gladwin; and one grandson. A son, David, preceded him in death January 2, 1973. Services were held Monday at 1 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home. The Rev. Carl Briggs officiated and burial was in the Highland Cemete.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Amm. 1 US Navy WWII
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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