Avis Francis Wright (1898-1985)

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Avis Francis Wright Annesser Stark
Born: 8 Jul 1898 Petoskey, Michigan
Died: 9 Nov 1985 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: George J. Wright
Mother: Margaret A. Caskey
Siblings: Arthur J. Wright
Claude Brooks Wright
Avis Francis Wright
Spouse: Harry W. Annesser
Married: 9 Sep 1920 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Spouse: Edward A. Stark
Married: 3 Nov 1922 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Margaret Marie Stark
Mary Jean Stark


Petoskey News-Review, Monday, November 11, 1985

Avis F. Stark, 88

Avis F. Stark, 88, of Petoskey, died Nov. 9, 1985, at Petoskey Geriatric Village.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey. The Rev. Donald Merrill will officiate and burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey.

Mrs. Stark was born July 8, 1897, in Petoskey and resided here all her life. She attended Petoskey schools and graduated from Petoskey High School.

On Nov. 3, 1922, she married Edward Stark in Harbor Springs and he preceded her in death Feb. 27, 1955.

Mrs. Stark was employed at Burns Clinic in the housekeeping department, retiring in 1967.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Little Traverse Historical Society.

Survivors include: two daughters, Margaret Stark and Mrs. Fred (Mary) Keiser, both of Petoskey; three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Viola Deitze of Petoskey, Mrs. Margaret English, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Kay Wright of Pittsburgh, Pa.; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Stone Funeral Home 7-9 p.m. today.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Annesser, Harry W. & Wright, Avis F.
Date of Marriage: 9/9/1920
Liber: 4
Folio: 5
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Stark, Edward & Annesser, Avis (Wright)
Date of Marriage: 11/3/1922
Liber: 4
Folio: 232
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Stark, Avis F.
Date of Death: 11/9/1985
Liber: 1985
Folio: 445
Place of Death: Petoskey
Stark, Avis F. (Wright) (Mrs. Edward)
Age: 88
Born: 7/8/1897
Died: 11/9/1985
Burial: 11/12/1985
Cemetery: Greenwood, Petoskey
Obituary: on file
Section: L
Block: 105
Lot: 4