Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Leona V. Rickord

   Mrs. Rickord, age 87, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at Gladwin Pines Nursing Center. She was born in Linn Grove, Indiana on Dec. 28, 1917 to the late Jacob and Dora (Klopfenstein) Brewster. She married Ed Rickord on Nov. 24, 1937 in Bluffton, Indiana. He preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 1993. They moved here to Gladwin in 1949 where she helped farm and raised her children. She was a member of Farm Bureau and the First Presbyterian Church in Beaverton. She is survived by four sons, Leroy and Arlene Rickord of Warren, John and Pat Rickord of Columbiaville, and Jim and Darrell Rickord, both of Gladwin; two daughters, Darla and John Salla of Gladwin, and Nyla Jane and Wayne Evans, Jr., of Beaverton; 17 grandchildren; 27 Great-grandchildren; and her sister, Elois Wilson of Willshire, Ohio. She was predeceased by two granddaughters, three brothers and two sisters. Funeral services were held June 25 at the Sisson Funeral Home with Rev. Karen Blatt presiding. Burial was in Grout Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Mid-Michigan Hospice, First Presbyterian Church or the American Cancer Society.

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Grout Twp. Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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