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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Roy E. Whitney


   Sgt. Roy E. Whitney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Whitney, of Highwood, was brought to Pinconning on Friday for reburial in the Albright cemetery on Friday afternoon. Sgt. Whitney was born in Highwood on October 6, 1923, and served as a radio operator in the Army Air Corps. He enlisted on January 6, 1942, and trained at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, before being sent to England in October of 1942. He died on January 27, 1943, in the European theatre.
   Surviving are his parents, four brothers, Duwayne at home, Bruce of Caro, and Russell and Ervin, both of Genesee county; four sisters, Dell, Edwina and Goldie, at home, and Mrs. Beatrice Coomer, of Highwood. Funeral services were under the auspices of the Beaverton American Legion Post.
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Albright Cemetery
Army Air Corps
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:12 C:3
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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