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 James Vail

James Vail

Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, USA
Death 24 May 1968 (aged 66)
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA
Burial Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Plot GM-H,312,2
Memorial ID 59009763 · View Source
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Niles Daily Star, Friday, May 24, 1968, page 2, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library

James Vail 1344 Oak St. died at 7 a.m. today at Borgess Hospital, Kalamazoo, where he had been a patient for the past three months.

He was born May 4, 1902 in Dowagiac and had lived here since 1923.

He was a member of the Niles Elks Lodge No. 1322 and retired supervisor at Worthington Co., of Cleveland, Ohio.

In addition to his wife, Mildred, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Robert Garst, Grand Rapids, five sisters, Mrs. Ruth Pischke, South Bend, Mrs. Hazel Dewey, Benton Harbor; Mrs. Alice Bundy, Three Rivers; Mrs. Nettie Davis, Mrs. Wava Dixon, both of Dowagiac, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Pifer Funeral Home with the Rev. John Wyngarden of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Funeral home after 7 p.m. Saturday.

Obituary provided by the website of the Friends of Silverbrook Cemetery.

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  • Maintained by: Megan Heyl
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 59009763
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Vail (4 May 1902–24 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59009763, citing Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Megan Heyl (contributor 47120986) .