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Claude Ray "Mike" Area
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1913
Fostoria
Pottawatomie County
Kansas, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1982
Onaga
Pottawatomie County
Kansas, USA

Kansas Historical Society
Microfilm Roll O1117

Onaga Herald
April 22, 1982

Claude Area, Soldier, Dies at Hospital

Claude Ray Area, 69, Soldier, died Tuesday night at Community Hospital in Onaga, where he had been a patient for several weeks. He had cancer.

He was born February 4, 1913, at Westmoreland, the son of Arthur and Nancy Walker Area. He moved from Westmoreland to Soldier in 1944.

Mr. Area was an independent trucker for many years and was associated with his wife in the upholstery business.

He was married to Blanche Haber on January 24, 1937, at Manhattan. She survives at the home.

Other survivor include two daughters, Mrs. Wilma Jean Sheetz, Topeka, and Mrs. Betty M. Bernritter, Havensville; five sons, Don Area, Havensville; Bill Area, Overton, Nebr., Bob Area, Mayetta, Dick Area, Albonito, Puerto Rico, and Jack Area, Topeka; four sisters, Mrs. Mabel Shaw and Mrs. Dorothy Lamb, both of St. George, Miss June Area, Burlington, Iowa, and Mrs. Lucille Wimmer, Palmer, Alaska; one brother, Clifford Area, St. George; 19 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be in Soldier cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Farmers State Bank, Circleville.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Eugene Area (1882 - 1974)
  Nancy Pearl Walker Area (1885 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  Blanche Arlene Haber Area (1920 - 2011)*
 
 Children:
  Betty M Area Bernritter (1939 - ____)*
  Donald Lee Area (1940 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clifford Earl Area (1905 - 1993)*
  Orville F. Area (1907 - 1945)*
  Merle Chester Area (1909 - 1979)*
  Virgil Clyde Area (1911 - 1912)*
  Claude Ray Area (1913 - 1982)
  Bernice Loretta Area Schwab (1915 - 1973)*
  Mabel A. Area Shaw (1917 - 2014)*
  Lucille M Area Wimmer (1919 - ____)*
  George B. Area (1923 - 1926)*
  Dorothy M. Area Lamb (1926 - 2008)*
  Verla June Area (1927 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Soldier Cemetery
Soldier
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Lalania Jones
Originally Created by: KUfan
Record added: May 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37671088
Claude Ray Mike Area
Added by: Lalania Jones
 
Claude Ray Mike Area
Added by: KUfan
 
Claude Ray Mike Area
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Rest in peace cousin.
- Candice xo
 Added: May. 8, 2010
 
 
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