27 March 2016

Sunday's Obituary: Claude Raymond Glover

The Mining Journal, (Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, USA), 9 April 1960 ; J.M. Longyear Research Library, Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, USA.


C.R. Glover, Retired Rail Engineer, Dies
MUNISING-Claude R. Glover, 75, died at 6 this morning in his home, 301 Munising Ave., after a several months' illness

He was born Nov 12 1884, in Jackson, lived in Frankfort as a child and moved to Munising in 1905. He worked for the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad from May 8, 1905 to Dec 17, 1957, when he retired.  He was employed by the railroad as an engineer since 1910.

Mr. Glover was a life member of Grand Island Masonic Lodge and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and a member of Munising Conservation Club.

Survivors are his wife, Edythe; a brother, Merle Glover, of Arlington, Va; a sister, Mrs Leonard McKee of Marquette; three step-children, Mrs Allen Swanberg and Lee Booker of Munising, and Neil Booker of Milwaukee and several nieces and nephews.

The body is in the Bowerman-Hallifix Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 Saturday afternoon.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 Monday afternoon in the First United Prebysterian Church. The Rev. Frank Beattie will officiate and burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Claude Raymond Glover was the son of Frank H. Glover and Hattie Fenn Glover.  He is my grand uncle.

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