Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
James Winn


  Reburial services for Pfc. James S. Winn III, son of Mrs. Hazel Winn and the late James Winn, II, of Beaverton, will be held at the Beaverton Methodist church on Sunday afternoon, April 24, at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Roy Munger and Rev. Charles Kleinhardt will officiate. Burial services in the Beaverton cemetery will be under the auspices of the American Legion Manley Morris Post.

  Pfc. Winn was born in Billings township on October 10, 1921, moving with his parents to Beaverton township as a child. He attended the Beaverton schools and graduated with the class of 1941. Immediately after graduation he attempted to enlist in the Air Corps, but did not pass his physical examination. While employed in Flint he was drafted and entered service in August 1942. He went overseas in October, 1944, after seven months illness and a transfer to the Air Corps. He was killed in action in Germany on April 7, 1945.

  Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Hazel Winn, of Beaverton; four sisters, Mrs. Eunice McLaren, Mrs. Stella Jane Munger, both of Beaverton, and Donnabelle and Hazelann at home; also both of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Graves and Mr. and Mrs. James M. Winn, all residing in Beaverton. His father passed away on December 19, 1946..

{Note: Actual Recorded Date of Death is: 04/7/1945. Name: James Winn}
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Beaverton Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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