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Bernice B Conn Banta
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Birth: May 29, 1883
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1956
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA

Banta, Bernice B.....married, died 29 January 1956, aged 72 years, resided at Leonidas, St Joseph County, Michigan (From:
Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995 Beatrice B. Banta (Conn) Born 29 May 1883 in MI. Died 29 Jan 1956. Married. Father Name: Bert Conn
Mother: Anna.FHL Film Number: 1940447
1920 United States Federal Census Home in 1920: Leonidas, St Joseph, MI. Married to Bertie I Banta age 37.
Beatrice B. BANTA, 72, of Leonidas, passed away Sunday afternoon, January 29, 1956, in the Sturgis Hospital after a weeks illness following a stroke. She was born May 29, 1883, the daughter of Bert and Anna CONN, and was married on May 24, 1905, in Burr Oak to Bert I. BANTA. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary this past May.

She has lived in and around Leonidas for the past 42 years and owned and operated the drug store there for several years.

She was a life member of the Leonidas Rebekah Lodge No. 185, Colon O.E.S. Lodge No. 171, Colon Chapter No. 91, Leonidas Grange No. 266, the New Idea Club and the W.S.C.S. of the Methodist Church.

She leaves to mourn besides her husband, two nieces who live in the west.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock in the Leonidas Community Church with Rev. Rudloph (sic?) Burnson and Lloyd Outman officiating, with burial in Lakeside Cemetery, Colon.

Mrs. BANTA was the Leonidas correspondent for the Colon Express for more than 15 years. She was a highly respected lady who will be missed in her community.
Kay Gabel
The following obits are from a large collection I have.
If any questions on these I will be glad to help where I can. Kay Gabel
Transcribed by volunteer Carole L. (Mohney) Carr
for St. Joseph County Michigan USGenWeb
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  Bertie I Banta (1884 - 1957)
Lakeside Cemetery
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Sec 10 Row 39 Stone 7
Created by: L. Wagner
Record added: May 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89390933
Bernice B <i>Conn</i> Banta
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