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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Robert Tipsword

   Robert M. Tipsword, 67, of Gladwin, died suddenly of a heart attack Tuesday, June 16, 1992, in the emergency room of the Mid-Michigan Regional Medical Center, Gladwin. Born in Detroit, Dec. 16, 1924, he moved to Gladwin County in 1986. He was a veteran of World War II and was retired from Chrysler Motors as a tool and died maker. Mr. Tipsword and the former Margaret Mack were married March 15, 1949, in Detroit.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by 2 sons, Robert of Traverse City and James of Rosevile; 2 daughters, Margaret Spuhler of Macomb and Susan Kucharek of Utica; 4 brothers, Edward of Washington, Paul of Brighton, Jimmie of Detroit and Joseph of Gladwin, 2 sisters, Doris McCormick of Dearborn and Betty Gennero of Roseville; and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister.   Rites were held Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Sisson-Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. Father Donald Christensen officiated and burial was in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

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Sacred Heart Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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