Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William Pyke

   William H. Pyke, 65, of 808 Deer St., Gladwin, died Friday, Nov. 17, at the Gladwin Area Hospital following a long illness. Born in Gaylord on February 28, 1913, he came to Gladwin County 40 years ago. Mr. Pyke was retired from Dow Chemical Co. in Midland. He was married to the former Myrtle Thorington on July 14, 1940, in Gladwin.

   Surviving are his wife; 3 daughters, Mrs. LeRoy (Alice) Grant of Beaverton, Mrs. Laura VanBuskirk and Mrs. Walter (Virginia) Farling of Gladwin; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ellen Goodwin of Gladwin and Mrs. Clara Sirrine of Midland; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin Chapel. The Rev. William Stevens officiated and burial was in the Highland Cemetery.

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