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Fred Switzer


   Fred E. Switzer, 60, Gladwin Township farmer, died at his home on Friday of a self-inflicted gun-shot wound. He had been despondent because of ill health. Born on October 2, 1896, the son of John W. and Agnes Switzer, in Gladwin Township, he had been a lifetime resident of Gladwin County. Mr. Switzer had never married and was a veteran of WWI.

   Surviving are five sisters, Mrs. Florence Lake of Sopkane, Washington, Mrs. Fern Stage of Pinconning, Mrs. Jesse Johnson of Royal Oak, Mrs. Bertha Trippel of Berkley and Mrs. Helen Brichford of Cincinnati, Ohio, and one brother, Arthur Switzer of Royal Oak.

   Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernest MacDonald officiating. Burial was in McClure Cemetery with Paul Hoffman, Luther Lechner, Donald Babcock, Clarence Lennon, Thomas Lennon and Percy Peters as pallbearers.

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McClure Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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