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 Thelma Elizabeth <I>Hess</I> Garland

Thelma Elizabeth Hess Garland

Clarksville, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
Death 22 Sep 1997 (aged 101)
Totowa, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 31623053 · View Source
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Obit from the Lansing Newspaper:(info obtained by Laura Ranville)

Garland, Thelma E
Totowa, NJ
Formerly of Lansing

Age 101, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on September 22, 1997 in Totowa, NJ. Mrs Garland was born on January 29, 1896 in Clarksville, MI She worked as a Housekeeper in St Edward Catholic Church in Lake Odessa during her later years. She was a member of St Casimir Catholic Church but had been living for the past 9 years with her daughter, Sister Estelle "Mary" at the Little Sisters in Totowa, NJ.

She was preceded in death by her son George Garland, 2 brothers and 4 sisters. Mrs Garland is survived by daughters Rose Sobieski of Hampton, VA, Sister Estelle 'Mary' DeJesus of Totowa, NJ, Margaret "Peg" (Fred) Cook of Lansing. Also surviving are half-brother Ken (Dwila) Hess of Lansing; 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Religious services will be conducted by The Rev Fr William R Lugger at 11:30 am Saturday, September 27, 1997 at St Casimir Catholic Church with interment in St Joseph Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 10-11 am on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 140 Shepard Lane, Totowa, NJ.





  • Maintained by: Cathie S
  • Originally Created by: Laura Plummer Ranville
  • Added: 22 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31623053
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thelma Elizabeth Hess Garland (29 Jan 1896–22 Sep 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31623053, citing Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Cathie S (contributor 47452472) .