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 Norma Melissa <I>Nower</I> Utter

Norma Melissa Nower Utter

Lawrence, Van Buren County, Michigan, USA
Death 26 Feb 1974 (aged 70)
Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Burial Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Plot Utter Family Plot
Memorial ID 59009719 · View Source
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Norma Melissa Nower was a School Teacher in Paw Paw, VanBuren Co., MI when she wed John "Jack" Lorenzo Utter in November of 1922. They became the parents of Jacqueline, Clarence Lyle (1924-1999) and William Joseph Utter (1935-2013). They later located to Pokagon, Cass Co., MI - then to Niles.


Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, February 27, 1974, page 2, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library

NILES--Mrs. Norma M. Utter, 70, of 2887 Detroit Rd., died at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday in the Cardinal Nursing Home, South Bend, after an illness of several months.

A retired employe of Simplicity Pattern Co., Mrs. Utter was born Aug. 12, 1903, in Lawrence, and had lived here since 1929, coming from Benton Harbor. On Nov. 17, 1922, in St. Joseph, she married Jack L. Utter, who died in 1947.

Surviving are two sons, William of Niles and Charles of Dowagiac; a daughter, Mrs. Jacqueline Wheeler of Niles; two brothers, Lee and Lester Nower of St. Joseph; five sisters, Mrs. Donna Eiserman of Florida, Mrs. Ruth Day, Mrs. Virginia Agens, Mrs. June Dreeves and Mrs. Shirley Hosner, all of Benton Harbor, and one grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Halbritter Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ralph Pletcher of Coulter's Chapel officiating. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery.

Friends may call beginning Thursday at the funeral home.

Bio by: Anita Rodgers




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 59009719
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norma Melissa Nower Utter (12 Aug 1903–26 Feb 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59009719, citing Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Megan Heyl (contributor 47120986) .