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Burton Fenmore Studebaker
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1909
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1962
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

"COLDWATER CHEF EXPIRES
Burton F. Studebaker, 53, of Coldwater route 5, chef at Gracie O'Shanahan's restaurant since 1947 died [of myocardial infarction] Saturday at 7:35 a.m. at Lakeview General Hospital in Battle Creek following a short illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Putnam funeral home, with Mrs. Georgia E. Best, of the Christian Sciences church, in charge. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery.

Mr. Studebaker was born Jan. 6, 1909 in Indianapolis, Ind., the son of William and Ruth Studebaker. [Note: Ruth Ann Heisel was William's second wife and loving step-mother to his three children with first wife Agnes May (Watts) Studebaker, 1885-1910.]

He was employed by Crowley-Milners [department store] in Detroit as service manager of their National cash registers for many years, and also worked for Sam's Department Store, Inc., before coming to Coldwater in 1947.

He married Grace Matousek in Coldwater May 29, 1950. She survives along with [the deceased's] two sons, Gerald and Charles Studebaker; a daughter, Mrs. Ray (Sandra) Cryderman; a brother, Bruce F. Studebaker; and a granddaughter. Denise Cryderman, [and former wife Dorothy L. Studebaker] all of [metropolitan] Detroit."

(SOURCE: The (Coldwater, Michigan) Daily Reporter, Monday, June 4, 1962. Transcription and editing by Sandra A. Studebaker, daughter.)
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Leroy Studebaker (1883 - 1936)
  Agnes May Watts Studebaker (1885 - 1910)
 
 Spouses:
  Dorothy Louise Wendell Studebaker (1911 - 2000)
  Grace M. Neeve Studebaker (1914 - 1992)*
 
 Children:
  Burton Fenmore Studebaker (1934 - 1935)*
  Edgar Charles "Chuck" Studebaker (1944 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bruce F Studebaker (1907 - 1972)*
  Burton Fenmore Studebaker (1909 - 1962)
  Agnes Louise Studebaker Utz (1910 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
STUDEBAKER / Burton F. / 1909 - 1962
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Coldwater
Branch County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: SASsy
Record added: Jan 10, 2010
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Burton Fenmore Studebaker
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