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Ruby Lydia Bliss

Ruby Lydia Bliss

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  • Name Ruby Lydia Bliss  [1
    Born 13 Jan 1934  Pontiac,Oakland,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Find-A-Grave Memorial Link https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27228296 
    Find-A-Grave Memorial 27228296 
    Died 31 Jul 1992  Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 31 Jul 1992  Poe Cemetery,Jones,Cass,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I7147  Rgstrong Family genes. | Descendants of John Skelton, 1793-1877, Descendants of Roger Stevens II, 1730-1808, Descendants of William Steare, -1720, Decendants of Samuel Halladay, 1680-1741, Descendants of Ebenezer Pratt, I7152 and Noah Halladay, I8837
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Family Ancestors Herman Skelton, Jr.,   b. 23 Jan 1935, Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 2019, Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1976  Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 2018  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1934 - Pontiac,Oakland,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1976 - Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1992 - Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 31 Jul 1992 - Poe Cemetery,Jones,Cass,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2018 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
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    1. [S1143] "Obituaries," database, Funeral Home Website by Batesville, Inc., Eley Funeral Homes, Inc , Eley Funeral Homes, Inc, ((https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net)), accessed 15 Jul 2019), Herman Skelton, Jr. (January 23, 1935 - July 10, 2019; citing online obituary at https://www.eleyfuneralhomes.com/obituary/herman-skelton-jr. (Reliability: 3), 16 Jul 2019.

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      Herman Skelton, Jr.
      ( January 23, 1935 - July 10, 2019 )

      Herman Skelton, Jr., age 84 of Constantine, passed away Wednesday, July 10th, at Heartland Health Care Center, Three Rivers.

      Herman was born in Constantine on January 23, 1935, a son of Herman and Sadie (Thorn) Skelton, Sr. He graduated from Constantine High School in 1954 and served in the Army National Guard.

      On February 14, 1976, he married Ruby Lydia Bliss in Three Rivers. She preceded him in death on July 31, 1992.

      Herman worked at Leland Engineering, White Pigeon, for 20 years, retiring in 1996. He raised ponies and participated in many parades. Herman enjoyed hunting and fishing.

      Herman is  survived by two sisters, Eleanor Pashby, Constantine, and Elizabeth Rentfrow, White Pigeon; brother Robert Skelton, Constantine, sister in law Caralene Skelton, Constantine, and many nieces and nephews.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sisters Frances Hoopingarner and Lillian Holderman, brothers William Skelton and Thomas Skelton, and half brothers Russell, Elwood and Joseph Skelton.

      Visitation will be held 4 PM to 7 PM on Sunday, July 14th at Eley Funeral Home in Constantine.  Religious Service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, July 15th at Eley Funeral Home.  Pastor Bud Granger, Moorepark Community Church will officiate. Interment will be in Poe Cemetery, Jones, MI.

      Memorial contributions may be directed to Heartland Health Care Center.  Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.

    2. [S1143] "Obituaries," database, Funeral Home Website by Batesville, Inc., Eley Funeral Homes, Inc , Eley Funeral Homes, Inc, ((https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net)), accessed 6 Apr 2018), Obituary of William Skelton (1932-2018); citing Eley Funeral Homes, Inc. on line obituary at https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/obituary/4738870?fh_id=15121. (Reliability: 3), 14 Mar 2018.

      Eley Funeral Homes, Inc.


      William Skelton
      ( October 04, 1932 - April 02, 2018 )

      William Skelton, 85, of Constantine, passed away April 2, 2018 at his home. He was born in Constantine on October 4, 1932, a son of Herman and Sadie (Thorne) Skelton. William attended Constantine Schools and went on to serve in the United States Army. On March 3, 1955, he married Lola Garner in White Pigeon; she preceded him in death on August 28, 1998.

      William retired from Jayco RV in Middlebury where he worked as a mechanic. He also previously worked for Coles Automotive in Three Rivers and Alcona RV in Elkhart. He enjoyed watching Nascar, baseball, skeet shooting, hunting, and fishing.

      Surviving William are his daughter Linda (Steve) Carlton of Three Rivers, grandchildren Becca (John) Granger of Constantine, Maddy Carlton of Kalamazoo, and Jessica Carlton of Three Rivers; great grandchild Grace Granger; siblings Herman Skelton, Robert Skelton, and Eleanor Pashby all of Constantine, and Elizabeth Rentfrow of White Pigeon; and several nieces and nephews.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, siblings Frances Hoopingarner, Lillian Holderman, and Tom Skelton, half siblings Joseph Skelton, Russell Skelton, and Elwood Skelton.

      Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday from 4-7 at Eley Funeral Home, Constantine. Religious services will be on Friday at 11 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Constantine Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Constantine Fire and Rescue. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.eleyfunerahomes.com.