Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Joseph Santa

   Joseph D. Santa, 57, of 200 Saginaw Street, Beaverton, died Tuesday, June 13, at the Midland Hospital, following a short illness. Born in Beaverton, February 16, 1915, Mr. Santa was a veteran of World War II. He lived some years in New York, returning to Beaverton in 1952, and was employed by Dow Chemical Company until his retirement. He and the former Dorothy Gibson were married January 24, 1944, in New York.

   Surviving are his wife, Dorothy of Beaverton; a daughter, Mrs. Linda King of Ridgefield, N.J.; a son, Bruce David Santa of Hoffman, Tex.; his mother, Mrs. Sophia Santa of Beaverton; five sisters, Mrs. Anna Hunter of Beaverton, Mrs. Sylvia Kish of Gladwin, Mrs. Helen Leddy and Mrs. Margaret Truck, both of Saginaw, and Mrs. Irene Schluckdar of Reese; and one brother, Albert of Oneckama; and three grandchildren.

   Services will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home, in Beaverton, with burial in Highland Cemetery, Gladwin.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI Pvt. Svc. Btry. 176 Fabn. WWII
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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