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                                     Obituar
ies in 1973
                                                                  Hartford Michigan

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Please email the webmaster if you have obituaries of people who have lived in Hartford Michigan, or was active in the Hartford community, at some time during their lives. To find a specific obituary, use the  Search Our Site  feature located on the left menu of every page.  The Obituary section was started January 30, 2008 and current obituaries will be posted as they become available.  Obituaries are from the local newspapers, unless otherwise noted.  If you have an obituary notice of a former Hartford resident from a newspaper away from the Hartford area, please send it.  Past obituaries will be added as time permits.  Death notices are also posted in the HHS graduate database.
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Cecil Wismer 11-26-1973Cecil G. E. Wismer, 57, of route 2, Hartford, died Monday (November 26, 1973) evening in Benton Harbor Mercy hospital.
     He was employed as a machinist at Whirlpool.
     Surviving are his wife, Elva; a son, Cecil R., of Sister Lakes; two daughters; Mrs. John (Donna) Obermesik, of Hartford, and Mrs. Ronald (Alice) Nelson, of Benton Harbor; his father, Cecil L., of St. Joseph; his mother, Mrs. Minnie Wismer, of Indian Lake; a brother, James, of Detroit; two half-brothers; Larry and John Wismer, of St. Joseph; and a half-sister, Mrs. Phillip (Marilyn) Higgins, of Tennessee.
     Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Calvin funeral home here, where friends may call after 7 p.m. Wednesday.  Burial will be in Keeler cemetery.
     Published in the News Palladium, Benton Harbor, Mich.
 
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