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Orville Grant Ragan
Birth: Aug. 7, 1895
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1963
Michigan, USA

Obituary, News-Palladium, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 22 Jan 1963, P. 12, 24 Jan 1963, P.15 and 26 Jan 1963, P.8.

Ragan Rites Set

Eau Claire-Funeral services will be held Friday, at 2 P.M. in the Bowerman Funeral Home for Orville Grant Ragan 67, of route 1, River Road, wo died Monday in Berrien county hospital. The Rev. Lloyd A. Zoschke pastor of the Eau Claire Community Congregational Church will officiate. Mr. Ragan was born in South Bend, Ind., the son of the late William and Lucinda Trisinger Ragan. He came here in 1932 and had been employed by the Eau Claire Packing Co. and Eau Claire Lumber, until becoming caretaker at the Deep Ravine farm 12 years ago. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dawson (Myrtle) Paul of Eau Claire and Mrs. Norwood (Vera) Harris of Marcellus. Two sons, Orville Richard Ragan of Parchment, a member of the Kalamazoo Police Force and Merle Ragan of Dowagiac, nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, three brothers, Russell and Adam of Granger, Ind., and Theodore of Bangor, and a sister Mrs. Sidney (Mary) Beall of South Bend, Ind.

One daughter Maude Helen Ragan preceded him in death, 1927

Orville Ragan was married to Myrtle Smith on May 12, 1917 and divorced Dec. 7, 1942. Burial Eau Claire Cemetery. Cause of death, pneumonia

Pall Bearers, Clifford E. Briney, Stanley Chisek, Edgar Ragan, Albert Michael Sr., Lucian Strong, Peter Paul

Grandchildren, Peter Paul, Terry Paul, Randa Paul, David Ragan, Dale Ragan, Linda Harris, Judith Harris, Christine Harris and Glenda Harris

Michigan Deaths & Burial Index 1867-1995
Name: Orville Grant Ragan
Birth Date: 7 Aug 1895
Birth Place: Indiana
Death Date: 21 Jan 1963
Death Place: Berrien Twp., Berrien, Michigan
Burial Date: 25 Jan 1963
Burial Place: Eau Claire, Mich.
Cemetery Name: Eau Claire Cemetery
Death Age: 67
Occupation: Electrician
Race: White
Marital Status: Divorced
Gender: Male
Street Address: R#1
Residence: Eau Claire, Michigan
Father Name: William Ragan
Mother Name: Lucinda Trisinger
FHL Film Number: 1954716
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Silas Ragan (1866 - 1936)
  Lucinda Trisinger Ragan (1865 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrtle Smith Michael (1902 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Myrtle Lucinda Ragan Paul (1918 - 2010)*
  Maude Helen Ragan (1919 - 1927)*
  Orville Richard Ragan (1923 - 1993)*
  Merle Donald Ragan (1924 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Orville Grant Ragan (1895 - 1963)
  Mary Bernice Ragan Beall (1897 - 1995)*
  Russell O. Ragan (1899 - 1970)*
  William Adam Ragan (1903 - 1982)*
  Theodore Ragan (1905 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Caldwell Cemetery
Eau Claire
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Plot: L-54-C
 
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