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Beatrice A. Hefty

Female 1905 - 1972  (67 years)


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  • Name Beatrice A. Hefty 
    Gender Female 
    Born 1 June 1905  St. Johns, Bingham Twp., Clinton Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Education Completed 9th Grade  [2
    Cemetery Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery, Family Lot  [1
    Death Notice Kalamazoo Gazette, October 26, 1972, p. E7, col. 5
    SMITH, Mrs. Beatrice A., 1135 James St.--
    Passed away suddenly Wednesday morning at Borgess Hospital. Mrs. Smith was born June 1, 1905, in St. Johns, Mich., the daughter of John and Edith Kellogg Hefty, moving to Kalamazoo in 1920. In Sept. 1930, married to James Smith, who passed away August 6, 1972. Surviving are 3 sons and 6 daughters, Ralph of Paw Paw, John R. and Donald Deem of Kalamazoo, Miss Daisy Smith, Mrs. Harold George, Mrs. Clyde Hamm, Mrs. Charles Nagy, Mrs. Percy Maystead, all of Kalamazoo, Mrs. David French, of Mattawan; 24 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Lulu Crane of Kalamazoo; 3 brothers, Irwin Hefty of Kalamazoo, Ernest Archer of Howard City and Walter Archer of Lansing; several nieces and nephews. Friends are being received at the Wagar & Clark Chapel, where services will be held Firday at 1 p.m., Rev. Charles Hulbert, of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, officiating. Interment, family lot, Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery.  [1
    Residence(s) 1910: 109 Lincoln St., St. Johns, Clinton Co., Michigan
    1920: 105 Patterson St., Kalamazoo Ward 1, Michigan
    1922: 1825 Charles av, Kalamazoo, MI
    1926: 722 Dayton ave, Kalamazoo, MI
    1930: Finnimore ave., Kalamazoo twp., Kalamazoo Co., MI
    1935: 2314 Springmont av. , Kalamazoo, MI
    1935-1940: 516 Vernon St, Kalamazoo, MI
    1972: Kalamazoo, MI  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Died 25 October 1972  Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I8996  Angus Saline's Genealogy
    Last Modified 11 August 2012 

    Father John Robert Hefty,   b. 4 October 1874, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 August 1943, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Edith Belle Kellogg,   b. 15 January 1882, St. John’s, Clinton Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 March 1972, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 22 December 1898  St. John’s, Clinton Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Divorced before 1920 
    Family ID F6261  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Donald Wesley Deem,   b. 16 January 1904, Three Rivers, St. Joseph Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 December 1961, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 22 March 1921  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Divorced before 1940  [8
    Children 
    +1. Garnett June Deem,   b. 29 August 1921, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 December 1996  (Age 75 years)
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    Family ID F6259  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 James Smith,   b. about 1901, Macedonia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 August 1972  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married September 1930  [1
    Family ID F6554  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2470] Obituary and Funeral Notices, Mrs. Beatrice A. Smith.

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    6. [S2461] (Sunset Press and Photo Engraving Co., San Francisco, California: 1903), 21 Dec 1897.

    7. [S2350] .

    8. [S2587] .



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