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Nellie Ione MacFarland Blackmer
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1880
Missouri, USA
Death: May, 1974
Ionia County
Michigan, USA

Ionia Sentinel Standard, 29 May 1974

Mrs. Nellie I. Blackmer, 93, of Pewamo, died late Tuesday morning at the Ionia Manor where she had been a patient the past four years. Born in Missouri October 17, 1880, she was the daughter of Alfred and Alice Crose MacFarland.

For several years she lived at Phoenix, Ariz., before moving to Michigan.

She was married to William Blackmer June 5, 1902, and they made their home on a farm near Pewamo. he died October of 1934 and she continued to live on thefamily farm. A member of the Pewamo United Methodist church she was also a goldstar mother. She was a life member of the Pewamo Eastern Star and its past matron and a member of the White Shrine of Jerusalem.

Among her survivors are a son, James Blackmer of Wyoming, Pa., two daughters, Mrs. June Youngs of Ann Arbor and Mrs. Alyce Schafer of Ionia; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Leddick funeral home. Rev. Lloyd Walker of LeValley United Methodist church will officiate and interment will be at the Lyons Cemetery. The family members will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
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  William Blackmer (____ - 1934)*
  William Keith Blackmer (1918 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Lyons Township Cemetery
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Bonnie Hoy
Record added: Aug 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75455471
Nellie Ione <i>MacFarland</i> Blackmer
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