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                                    Obituar
ies in 1993
                                                                   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.  This page 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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Katherine V. Minshall, 86, of Caledonia, formerly of Hartford, died Thursday [December 2, 1993] at the home of her Katherine V. Minshall  d 12-2-1993daughter, Mrs. James (Katherine "Kay") Newell in Caledonia.

     The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford, where friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Middleville, Mich., for their music department or organ fund, or to the Hartford United Methodist Church women's organization.
     Mrs. Minshall was born Aug. 23, 1907, in Bangor Township. She was a [1923] graduate of Hartford High School and Western Michigan University. She was a retired school teacher having taught for 30 years. She was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, the Van Buren County Association of School Personnel, the Van Buren Historical Society and the Hartford Senior Mothers Club.
     Survivors include: two sons - George Vint of Bangor and Jack Vint of Lansing; her daughter, Mrs. Newell of Caledonia; stepdaughters - Mrs. Ralph (Dorothy) Bourner of Kalamazoo, Barbara Buckham of Schoolcraft, Mich.; five grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four step- great-grandchildren; a brother, Earl Kabel of Lawrence; and a sister, Margaret Hammond of Hartford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall in 1987 and by a stepson, Jack Minshall in 1982.

NOTE: Katherine was the daughter of Conrad and Mary (Schwartz) In 1996, She wrote a 12 page transcript regarding the Early History of Hartford & Lawrence.

 


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