Jan. 24, 1927 Ishpeming Marquette County Michigan, USA
Aug. 27, 1962, Guam
George C. Pepin Services will be at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Spencer-Sturla Funeral Home for George Clarence Pepin, former Memphian who died August 26 in Guam where he was stationed with the Navy. Burial will be in National Cemetery. Mr. Pepin was 35. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Edna Billings Pepin, and a daughter, Mary Alice Pepin, both of 1309 Gherald. (Probably from the Memphis Commercial Appeal)
Pepin GEORGE CLARENCE, at Piti, Guam, August. 27, 1962 aged 35 years. Husband of Mrs. Edna Billings Pepin. Father of Mary Alice Pepin. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Adelore Pepin, Ishpeming, Michigan. Services at Spencer-Sturla Memorial Chapel. Friday at 9:30 o'clock. Chaplain Pearson officiating. Military service at the grave in National Cemetery. (Probably from the Memphis Commercial Appeal
Accident on Guam Kills George Pepin (The Morning Journal, Marquette Michigan) Ishpeming-George Clarence Pepin, 35, formerly of Ishpeming stationed with the U.S. Navy on Guam, was killed there yesterday while operating heavy equipment.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Adelore Pepin, 340 S. First St., and was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Ishpeming. He was a graduate of St. John's School here and attended Ishpeming High School. He also was a member of St. Joseph's Church.
He enlisted in the Navy when he was 17.
Surviving besides his parents are his wife, Edna: a daughter, Mary Alice; three brothers, Donald of Kellogg Ida., Robert of National Mine and David of Los Angeles, Calif; two sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Jean) Staniec and Helen, both of Chicago, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs Napoleon Pepin of Ishpeming.
The body will be sent to the Spencer-Sturla Funeral Home at Memphis, Tenn, his wife's home town. Military rites and funeral services will be held there.
His parents and brother, Robert are leaving today for Memphis.