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CLASS OF 1945

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A.F. Lucas, Supt.
Mildred Blumenthal, Principal
Dean Richardson, Class President
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Jeanne Sergent Hazard
Alvin Miller
 Dean Schwalm
Evelyn Buchanan
Edsel Brewer
Shelda Buck Stone
VeLaura Markle Carmichael
Paul Pipoly
Lila Gallaher Towner
Betty Husted Bennett
Janice David Illig
Arzell Schliter
June Matthews Reasoner
John Tolfree
Gerald Garner
Dean Richardson
Jean Reid Hobohm
Helen Parker Boblik
Clyde Sheltrown
Dorothy Trout Paris
Patrick McKenna
Robert Neubecker
Beatrice Blanchard
Frederick Dean Switzer
Shirley Sullivan Hughes
Robert Thompson
Bernice King Hanson
Dorothy Twining Dowe
Helen Thompson Bailey
Jewel Dunk Sleaze
Janet Power White Goss
Marian Cowles Adams
Crandell Sutton
Dorothy Dobie Lutry
Eugene Hazard

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Obituary for Frederick Dean Switzer

Frederick Dean Switzer, age 87, passed away on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Bortz Health Care in West Branch, MI. He was a lifelong resident of Prescott, MI. Dean was born to B. Clyde and Grace (Dodds) Switzer on September 22, 1927 in Prescott. On June 30, 1945, he married Bernice M. Caverly in Prescott and this year they had celebrated 69 years of marriage. Dean was a member of the Zion Church of the Brethren and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and wood working. He was a cabinet and furniture maker and retired from the Pontiac Mill Work after 22 years. Dean also enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He loved each and every one of them dearly.

Dean is survived by his loving wife, Bernice Switzer of Prescott, MI; children: Carol Switzer of West Branch, MI, Cynthia (Mike) Hinton of Alger, MI, Kevin (Janet) Switzer of Prescott, MI, and Tracy (Rod) Good of Prescott, MI; grandchildren: Jim Deneen, Heather Deneen, Stephanie Deneen, Dean Switzer, Tina Bauer, Tammi Krawczyk, Shane Hinton, Luke Switzer, Clyde Switzer, Jacob Switzer, Allen Good and Elizabeth Good; and 15 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Gary Switzer, and four brothers: Shirley, Robert, Harold and Ivan. 
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UNKNOWN ADDRESSES
Bernice King Hanson
Beatrice Blanchard
Evelyn Buchanan
Marion Cowles Adams
Dean Schwalm





DECEASED CLASSMATES
 
Crandell Sutton
 
Dorothy Dobie Ludke
 
Janet Power Goss
(February 12, 2011)

Shelda B. Buck Stone

(January 27, 2009)


Eugene Hazard

(1995)


Alvin Miller

Robert Neubecker
(January 6, 2002)

Arzell Schliter

Shirley Sullivan Lacey
(April 25, 2002)

Dorothy Trout Paris
 (1981)

Dean E. Richardson
(June 3, 2005)



 

Shelda B. Buck Stone, Class of 1945
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