Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Richard Steele

   Richard Steele, 52, of 2832 McCulloch Rd., Beaverton, died Thursday, April 19, at his home following a long illness. Born in Beaverton Township on March 17, 1932, he had spent his lifetime here. Mr. Steele retired in 1983 as a crew leader in the Aspirin Dept. at Dow Chemical Co. He served in the Army in Korea and was assistant scoutmaster for the Gladwin Boy Scout Troop 679. He was married to the former Rose Crosby May 3, 1952, in Gladwin.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, ET3 Robert in the Navy in Groton, Conn.; one daughter, Cristyn; at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Moomaw of Gladwin; one brother, Floyd of Midland; 3 sisters, Mrs. Armeda Cameron of Gladwin, Mrs. Susan Kroll of Beaverton and Mrs. Lucille Windover of Midland; one step-brother, Dean Steele of Prudenville; 3 step-sisters, Marie Raymond of Warren, Donna Warner of Houghton Lake and Eva Vogt of Atlanta, Ga.; and one grandson. A son, Joseph, preceded him in death November 26, 1977.

   Services were held Monday at 1 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin Chapel. The Rev. Donald Bates officiated and burial was in the Grout Township Cemetery.

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Grout Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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