Arthur E. Dunshee (1908-1992)

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Arthur E. Dunshee
Born: 11 Dec 1908 Springvale Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Died: 23 Apr 1992 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Father: Eugene W. Dunshee
Mother: Ethel Johnston
Siblings: Arthur E. Dunshee
Clyde W. Dunshee
Hershel Dunshee
Richard Dunshee
Hazel Bernice Dunshee
Bernice L. Dunshee
Spouse: (1) Elizabeth May Hickman
Married: 26 Nov 1931, Emmet County, Michigan
Children: Donald Arthur Dunshee
Delbert Dunshee
Darwin Dunshee
Duane Dunshee
David Dunshee
Dorman Dunshee
Dale Dunshee
Donna Dunshee
Doris A. Dunshee
Spouse: (2) Evelyn Miller
Married: 26 Nov 1960, Emmet County, Michigan


Petoskey News Review, Apr 1992:

Arthur E. Dunshee, 83

Arthur E. Dunshee, 83, of Springvale Township, died April 23, 1992, at the Emmet County Medical Care Facility.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Harbor Light Chapel with the Reverend William Mindel officiating.

Burial will follow in the Joy Valley Cemetery in Springvale Township.

Mr. Dunshee was born Dec. 11, 1908, in Springvale Township, the son of Eugene and Ethel (Johnston) Dunshee. He grew up in Springvale Township and attended school there.

On Nov. 26, 1931 he married Elizabeth Mae Hickman. He was preceded in death by her on Oct. 31m 1959.

He then married Evelyn Miller Nov. 26, 1960.

Mr. Dunshee was employed as a carpenter and has lived in Sprinvale Township for most of his life. He enjoyed traveling and woodworking, and is a former member of the Epsilon United Methodist Church.

He most recently was a member of the Harbor Light Community Chapel, and was active in the community choir.

Mr. Dunshee is survived by his wife, Evelyn; six sons, Donald, Delbert, Darwin and Duane, of Petoskey, and David and Dale of Alanson; two daughters, Donna (Mrs. Kenneth) Turk and Doris (Mrs. Kevin) LaVictr, both of Petoskey; one stepson, Wayne Miller of Leslie, Mich.; 31 grandchildren; three brothers, Clyde of Florida, Hershel of Petoskey and Richard of Kalamazoo; and two sisters, Hazel Croff of Petoskey and Bernice Luber of Detroit.

Mr Dunshee's family suggests memorials to the Harbor Light Community Chapel.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Date of Marriage: 11/26/1931
Liber: 4
Folio: 64
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Date of Marriage: 11/26/1960
Liber: 1960
Folio: 121
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
DUNSHEE, Arthur E.
Date of Death: 4/23/1992
Liber: 1992
Folio: 162
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
  • Petoskey News Review, Apr 1992, Obituary: Dunshee, Arthur E.
Dunshee, Arthur E.
Age: 83
Born: 12/11/1908
Died: 4/23/1992
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Joy Valley, Springvale Twp.
  • Petoskey News Review, Monday, 6 Feb 2006, Obituary: Dunshee, Donald Arthur