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Francis Sowden
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1904
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1955
Cass City
Tuscola County
Michigan, USA


Burial Services Held For Francis Sowden

Francis Sowden, 50, native of Greenleaf Township, died late Friday afternoon in Pleasant Home Hospital to which he had been admitted a week before suffering from a heart attack.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p. m. in the Douglas Funeral Home. Rev. S. R. Wurtz officiated and burial was in Elkland Cemetery.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse and Lona Weaver Sowden, he as born Dec. 21, 1904. He married Miss Genevieve Cady in Flint, Nov. 24, 1935.

Surviving are his widow; nine children, five by a previous mariage: Mrs. Rodney Karr, Mrs.Dean Rabideau, Mrs. Dale Mellendorf and Morris Sowden of Cass City and vicinity; Clifford Sowden of Bad Axe; Marshall Sowden of Swartz Creek, and Donald, David and Betty at home; his parents; one sister Mrs. John Battel of Cass City; two brothers, William of Cass City and Edward of Pontiac, and three grandchildren.

(Cass City Chronicle, April 22, 1955.)
Family links: 
  Jesse Sowden (1875 - 1957)
  Lona Weaver Sowden (1875 - 1959)
  Myrtle Blanch Hill Sowden (1899 - 1933)
  Genevieve Marie Cady Kappen (1918 - 2010)*
  Nancy Lee Sowden Brown (1937 - 2002)*
  Donald D. Sowden (1940 - 1991)*
  Bessie Sowden Battel (1896 - 1985)*
  John Issac Sowden (1900 - 1953)*
  Francis Sowden (1904 - 1955)
  William P. Sowden (1907 - 1978)*
  Edward L. Souden (1915 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship

1904 -1955

Elkland Township Cemetery
Cass City
Tuscola County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 4, Block 2, Lot 281, Plot 3
Created by: Joann Geybels
Record added: Aug 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95329786
Francis Sowden
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Francis Sowden
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 Added: Oct. 9, 2012

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