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 Roy Hiram Bannister

Roy Hiram Bannister

Birth
Imlay City, Lapeer County, Michigan, USA
Death 11 Nov 1956 (aged 72)
Hale, Iosco County, Michigan, USA
Burial Hale, Iosco County, Michigan, USA
Plot 96 N 1/2
Memorial ID 5852182 · View Source
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He and his wife Nellie Yager married on 20 March 1909 in Beaverton, Michigan.
Obituary: Blacksmith Dies in Fire Near Hale
Special to The Times
HALE - A 72-year-old retired blacksmith, Roy H. Bannister, died Sunday morning when flames destroyed his residence 1 1/2 miles southwest of Hale.
The fire was noticed first by Leon Putnam, Iosco deputy sheriff, from his farm nearby, at 10 o'clock Sunday morning. The Hale fire department was called, but the flames had gained too much headway unnoticed and the building was destroyed.
Iosco couty [s]cheriff's officers conducted an [inquiry] injuiry. An overheated stove was believed to be the cause. Bannister's body was found in the charred ruins in a chair beside the stove. He was alon[e] in the house at the time.
Mr. Bannister was born near Brown City, May 17, 1884. He moved to Hale 24 years ago.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Hale Methodist church. The Rev. Richard Terwilliger will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery.
Survivors include: His widow, Nellie, of Peck, Mich.; eight sons and three daughters; 42 grandchildren; a great-grandchild and a sister. The body will be at the Forshee funeral chapel until time for services.



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  • Maintained by: dialynna
  • Originally Created by: Shirley Kerr
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5852182
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Hiram Bannister (17 May 1884–11 Nov 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5852182, citing Esmond Evergreen Cemetery, Hale, Iosco County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by dialynna (contributor 47103413) .