Sunday’s Obituary – Frances May (Green) Fenner
February 12th, 2012 by Jessica

This is the obituary for my husband’s great aunt Frances May (Green) Fenner, the sister of Fred Ozro Green.  It was published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on March 9, 1958.

Obituary for Frances May Fenner

Obituary for Frances May Fenner

FENNER, Mrs. Frances M.,
2202 Parkview Ave.–

Passed away noon Saturday in Bronson Hospital. She was born May 23, 1891 in Kendall, Mich., the daughter of Abner and Marion Root Greene [sic]. Mrs. Fenner had resided around Kalamazoo for the past 42 years. She was married to Starr F. Fenner, Feb. 24, 1910 in Plainwell, Michigan. Mrs. Fenner was a 1908 graduate of Western Michigan University, and had been a school teacher in Plainwell. She belonged to Syracuse Temple, Pythian Sisters and Townsend Club, No. 1, in which she held several offices, and was a willing worker in several civic affairs. Surviving are her husband Starr F. Fenner; 4 daughters; Mrs. Walter (Velma) Dale, South Bend, Mrs. William (Doris) Lennon, Mrs. Donald (Theda) Allen, Mrs. William (Bethel) Burkam, all of Kalamazoo; one sister, Mrs. Nell Watkins, Kalamazoo; 3 brothers Fred Greene [sic], Kendall, and John Greene [sic], Corona Del Mar, Calif.; a step-brother, Francis Forbes, Otsego; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Koldersma and Klein Funeral Home Sunday eve., where services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Dr. Frank Crabb and Rev. Theron Jenne officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell. Friends may make contributions to the charity or memorial of their choice.

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