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Myrtle Smith Michael
Birth: Mar. 7, 1902
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1974
Dowagiac
Cass County
Michigan, USA

Mrs. Myrtle Michael, 71, of 300 Whitney St., Dowagiac, Mich. died at 1:30 a.m., in Lee Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of Maude (Smith) and Hayes Smith. She was married May 12, 1917 to Orville Ragan. She was married to Albert Michael Sr., who died Oct. 4, 1972, the wedding occurred on Nov. 22, 1949 at the Sodus Evangelical United Brethren Church circuit parsonage on route 1, Eau Claire, with the pastor, Rev. Floyd M. Barden, performing the single ring ceremony. Survivors include two dau's., Mrs. Dawson Paul of Eau Claire, Mich. and Mrs. Norwood Harris of Marcellus, Mich., two step dau's., Mrs. Virginia Martin of Niles, and Mrs. Frances Coffinger of Eau Claire, two sons, Richard Ragan of Parchment, Mich. and Merle Ragan of Dowagiac, a step son, Albert Michael Jr. of Eau Claire, nine grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Eva Walton and Mrs. Nina Northrop both of Dowagiac, and Mrs. Mary Dirsil of Red Rock, Okla., and a brother Alvin Smith of Dowagiac. Her parents and serveral brothers and sisters preceeded her in death. Arrangements by McLauchlin Funeral Home. Pall Bearers: James Ertman, Henry Martin, Peter Paul, Albert Michael Jr., David Ragan, David Nicholson. The Twenty~Third Psalm was on her Funeral Notice.

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

Several great-grandchildren.

Ref., US Federal Census 1910-1920, Michigan Deaths 1971-1996, SSDI, Web: Indiana Michigan Michiana Genealogical Cemetery Index 1800-2010

Single photos are of Mrytle.
3rd and 4th photo's - Mrytle and Albert Michael.
Myrtle and 1st husband, Orville Grant Ragan.

HALF BROTHER, Richard Homer (Smith) Kundee findagrave memorial #98694963

 
 
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 Parents:
  Hayes W Smith (1877 - 1957)
  Maude Smith Smith (1879 - 1922)
 
 Spouses:
  Orville Grant Ragan (1895 - 1963)
  Albert Michael (1895 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Myrtle Lucinda Ragan Paul (1918 - 2010)*
  Maude Helen Ragan (1919 - 1927)*
  Orville Richard Ragan (1923 - 1993)*
  Merle Donald Ragan (1924 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nina Belle Smith Northrop (1897 - 1979)*
  L. T. Smith (1899 - 1968)*
  Myrtle Smith Michael (1902 - 1974)
  Fremont Smith (1904 - 1964)*
  Eva L. Smith Walton (1907 - 2001)*
  Robert Smith (1909 - 1970)*
  Mary E. Smith Deuel (1912 - 1977)*
  Alvin Smith (1914 - 1988)*
  Maud Smith (1917 - 1932)*
  Pearl Smith (1920 - 1921)*
  Charles Richard Smith (1922 - 1955)**
  Claude Earl Smith (1926 - 2004)**
  Henry Orlo Smith (1927 - 1928)**
  Thomas Edwin Henson (1930 - 1988)**
  Josephine Maxine Smith Bonham (1931 - 1995)**
  Bonnie Mary Smith Judd (1933 - 2000)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Caldwell Cemetery
Eau Claire
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Plot: I-20-N
 
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Record added: Aug 30, 2007
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