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Boyne Citizen - May 1, 1908

Died April 22 of capillary bronchitis, John Oliver infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones, aged 11 month and 16 days. Of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Card of Thanks

We would hereby thank all our friends and neighbors who rendered us aid and sympathy in our affliction, and especially would we thank those ladies who so kindly did the singing.

              Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jones
              Mr. and Mrs. John Jones

Boyne Citizen - May 5, 1908
Died of Heart Trouble
Fred Bundt of Vanderbilt Dies Suddenly at the Sanitarium

Fred Bundt, under treatment at the Sanitarium for heart trouble suddenly fell over and died at the institution yesterday from the above affliction. He came here about six days ago from Vanderbilt to be treated for this cause and was in bad shape when he arrived. He was 65 years of age and leaves a wife and a grown-up family. Mrs. Bundt with other members of the family came here yesterday and took the remains home. An inquest was not necessary, as he was under treatment for the disease which caused his taking away.

Boyne Citizen - May 8, 1908

Former Resident Gone
Mrs. John Redpath Joins the Silent Majority

The following is clipped from the Petoskey News, and tells of the passing away of Mrs. Redpath, a former residene of Boyne City, where the family were well known.

For a long time past Mrs. John Redpath has been confined to her Mitchell street home with sickness, although it was announced some time ago that she was very low and no hopes were entertained for recovery, still the news of her death came as a sudden shock to the many friends of the family, Mrs. Sara Redpath, wife of Rev. John Redpath, passed away at 9 o'clock. A. M. Tuesday at the age of 58 years, 2 months and 11 days. Besides a husband she leaves three children to mourn her death, Ruth U. Redpath of New York, James and Henry Redpath, of this city. One child which was born to them preceded her to the world beyond. Mrs. Redpath was born in Michigan the 17th of February, 1850, and was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Uriah. In 1877 she was married to Rev. John Redpath. Mrs. Redpath came to northern michigan about thirty-six years ago, coming to Petoskey first in 1874. The family have held a position in Petoskey circles, highly respected by all. The funeral was held from the home, Rev. Wilson Aull, assisted by Rev. J. J. Cook and Rev. Harvey Wilson assisting.

Boyne Citizen - May 8, 1908

The swift winged messenger of death entered the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank French last Saturday and took therefrom their infant son, little Archie, aged one and a half years. Spinal meningitis was the cause. A void is left in the home that can never be filled. The funeral took place from the residence Monday, Rev. Rea officiating.

Boyne Citizen - May 12, 1908
Laid to Rest
The Remains of Mrs. Ella Grosenfent Buried Sunday

The remains of the late Mrs. Ella M. Grosenfent, daughter of L. N. Melosh, who died in Bowlder, Colo., were brought to this city last Thursday night and the funeral was held from the M. E. Church in this city Sunday afternoon at 2:30, Rev. Grosenbaugh officiating, Mrs. Grosenfent went to Colorado last fall for the benefit of her health. Her husband and three children accompanied her. Ella M. Grosenfent was born in Jackson county in 1869, and while still a young girl came to Boyne City, where she resided for some time after her marriage. She leaves three brothers, one living in Antrium county, one in Boyne City and one living in Alaska, also two sisters living in this city. There is also left to mourn her loss three daughters, Myrtle, Nettie and Hazel. The remains were laid to rest in the family lot in the Advance cemetery.

Boyne Citizen - May 22, 1908

Wm. H. Thayer died at his home on Vogel street, May 19. Mr. Thayer was 54 years of age and leaves a wife and three children. Short funeral services were held at the residence of Rev. Frank Blair, and the remains taken to Caro for burial. Mr. Thayer was a member of the K.O.T.M.M.

Boyne Citizen - May 26 1908

The swift winged messenger of death has entered the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. Davis and took therefrom their little darling, Cleo, who died Sunday night of whooping cough, aged 1 year and 2 months. The funeral occured to day. The bereaved family have the sympathy of their many friends.

Boyne Citizen - Aug 8, 1908
Called to Rest
Albert Wilcox After Long Suffering Succumbs to Brights Disease

Albert Wilcox, a well known resident of this city for many years, died at his home on Douglas Street on Saturday morning at 1 a m of a complication of diseases, of heart disease and bright's disease, aged 58 years. Mr Wilcox was employed as edgerman at the mill of G von Platen, and has been employed by that gentelman for the past 18 years.

The funeral occurred Sunday afternoon from the residence, conducted by Rev Geo J Rea, and was well attended by many of his old comrads with whom he had spent years of toil.

Deceased leaves besides his wife a daughter and one son to mourn his loss, Miss Fae Wilcox and J A Wilcox. Interrment was in the old cemetery.

Boyne Citizen - August, 1908

Mrs Mary Wells - Died 8/29/1908

Mrs Mary Wells, aged 81, an inmate at the County Poor Farm, died on Friday of last week of senility. She had been a resident of the Poor Farm for a long time and was very feeble. Her remains were laid to rest at the Cemetery at East Jordan.

Boyne Citizen, Sept 15, 1908
Called to Rest
Two Little Children Answer the Call of Their Maker

The fatality among children in Boyne City during the past six weeks has grown alarming and as we go to press today, two dearly beloved forms will be laid to rest and their earthly careers so full of hope and promise will be laid in their silent tomb. In the past six weeks there has been an epidemic among the little ones, and the two latest ones to answer the call of their Maker are little Edna May Houghton, daughter of Mr and Mrs George Houghton, and the little son of W F Price aged 1 year and 8 months.

Edna May Houghton was aged 2 years and 2 months and was a most lovable little girl, the pride of its parents. Edna took sick a week ago and all that medical science could do to prolong the precious life was done, but God decreed other wise and the little soul entered the pearly gates last Saturday and was taken to her last resting place this afternoon. The stricken parents have the sincere sympathy of their many friends.

Little Wilford F Price died Sunday as a result of acute milk poisoning. The funeral occurred this morning from the residence on Vogel street.
Boyne Citizen - Sept 18, 1908

Died Monday September 14, at the home of her mother Mrs M J Brice, Christophora E Brice age 20 years 11 months and 16 days. She was born in Grand Rapids, November 1st, 1887, and ten years ago moved with her parents to Petoskey where she became a faithful member of the Roman Catholic church. She was called to the other shore to join her father, two sisters and a brother who passed away several years ago.

The funeral was held from the Catholic church Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock which was conducted by Father Vicent of Petoskey. She was laid to rest in Maple Lawn Cemetery.
Boyne Citizen - Sept 18, 1908

The funeral of little Ira Carson son of Mrs and Mrs Samuel Carson was held in the M E church Tuesday. Little Ira was one year and one day old.
Boyne Citizen - Sept 22, 1908
Laid to Rest
Philip Gladstone Harper Passed Away Sunday Morning

Philip Gladstone, the little son of Mr and Mrs Wm Harper of the North Side died Sunday morning after a severe and prolonged illness. The immediate cause of death was cholora infantunm. The funeral was held today from the home of the parents on North East street.

The Citizen extend to the family its heartfelt sympathy.
Boyne Citizen - 9/25/1908
Baby Is Gone

The hand of death on Tuesday of this week entered the home of Mr and Mrs Conrad Meyer and took therefrom their only flower, little Evelyn, who had been in this world only six short months, but long enough to entwine herself around the hearts of all with whom she came in contact. The sorrowing parents are deeply troubled and have the heartfelt sympathy of their many friends. The cause of death was cholera infantum. Mr and Mrs Conrad Meyer, Sr of Elk Rapids were here to attend the funeral, which occurred Wednesday.
Boyne Citizen - 9/29/1908
Hand of Death
Mrs Philip Kruph Passed Away, Aged 35 Years

The hand of death has been busy in Boyne City the past month, the grim destroyer entering the home of Mr and Mrs Philip Kruph and taking therefrom the wife and mother of this well known family. Mrs Rruph has been afflicted with cancer for the past six months and all that medical skill could do to stop the dread summons was done, but to no avail, and Friday evening Mrs Kruph breathed her last. She was aged 35 years and leaves a husband and one son to mourn her demise in the prime of life. The funeral occurred Sunday afternoon from the residence, South Park street, Rev Geo J Rea, officiating.
Boyne Citizen - 9/29/1908

Mrs Arron A Smith living on Pople street, died last Saturday after an illness of only one week aged 35 years, of stomach trouble. The death is a particularly sad one, as she was thought to be getting better before the end came. She leaves besides her husband, Arron A Smith, four children, two boys and two girls to mourn her death the youngest child beign 8 months and the oldest 9 years of age. The funeral occurred from the home this afternoon, Rev Geo J Rea officiating.
Boyne Citizen - 10/6/1908

Don Chipman, son of L F Chipman living on State street, died Friday night last, after a lingering illness, aged 17 years. The funeral occurred from the residence at 10 a m, Rev Keillor officiating.

Boyne Citizen - 10/9/1908

Died October 6h, at the home of his parents on State street, Don Lue Chipman, youngest son of L F and E A Chipman, aged 17 years and 6 months. Don was a bright, sunny boy beloved by all his friends and relatives. During his long and severe illness he displayed great courage and patience. He gave his heart to his Savior several weeks ago and was baptised by Rev Keilor. His faith sustained him to the end.
Boyne Citizen - 10/13/1908
Passed Away
Mrs Charlotte Weir a Pioneer of This County Died Oct 2

Charlotte Weir a pioneer of this county died at the home of her daughter Mrs Thomas Mellor, October 2nd aged 78 years 6 months 22 days. She leaves 2 children to mourn her loss, the daughter at whose home she died and one son William Morehouse both of this city and nine grandchildren.
Boyne Citizen - 10/16/1908
Boyne Falls

Mrs Mary Ann Baker, wife of John F Baker, was buried Tuesday she was 69 years of age. Mr Baker has been a resident of Boyne Valley Township for twenty five years. Mr Baker's family are all respected by all of their friends and he can rest assured that he has the sympathy of all of them.
Boyne Citizen - 10/16/1908
Killed By Current
Former Gaylord Man Dies of Shock Received Three Months Ago

Frank Allen, fireman, for the Wastinan Light & Power company, and formerly of the Kalkaska Electric Light plant died today in the university hospital of Ann Arbor, where he was taken at the time of the accident.

On July 13 Mr Allen was alone in the transformer house at Geddes. One of the men working on the outside heard a queer noise and going in discovered Allen falling face down across a high tension wire of 11,000 volts. For days he lay in a semi-unconscious condition, but he rallied after a time and it was at one time thought he might recover. This is the first accident that has ever happend to a man in the employ of the company.

Mr Allen was 55 years of age and is survived by a widow and two daughters, Mrs H Climic of Alpena, Mrs Campbell of Bellaire and one son, Frank Allen of this place.

The remains will be take to Gaylord for interment.