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Subject: [MISTCLAI] Geo. W. Waring obit, 1897
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 14:34:57 -0000
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Geo. W. Waring, who departed this life at his home on Bettes street in the village of Yale, Saturday afternoon, October 2 at two o'clock, was born in Oakland county, Michigan, June 23d, 1836, and was a son of Wells and Philida Waring who were early settlers of this state. he spent his early years and grew to manhood in Oakland County where he engaged in running a stage line.
October 28th, 1859, he was married to Miss Ezelda Hovey, of Lapeer county, and in 1872 Mr. and Mrs. Waring moved to Brockway Centre now Yale. Mr. Waring has since been engaged in the mercantile business and staging. At the time of his death he was a member of the firm of A.J. Ward & Co.
A few years ago Mr. Waring was elected president of the village and made a very efficient officer. In his business career he was always found honest and upright and was respected by every citizen of Yale.
Mr. Waring leaves a wife and scores of friends to mourn the departure of a kind and devoted husband, a worthy friend and neighbor.
The funeral service was held from the M.P. church in Yale, of which deceased was a consistent member, to Elmwood cemetery on Tuesday forenoon at 10 o'clock, where the remains were laid to rest. Rev. Saigeon preached the sermon. The business houses of the village were closed during the services to give all a chance to attend the funeral.
[Yale Expositor, Oct. 8, 1897]
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