Clifford Kenneth Powers (1902-1983)

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Clifford Kenneth Powers
Class of '20
Born: 9 Aug 1902 of Good Hart, Michigan
Died: 14 Jul 1983 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Edward Clifford Powers
Mother: Leotta E. Mead
Siblings: Clifford Kenneth Powers
Esther M. Powers
Phyllis Powers
Spouse: Ellen Grace Harper
Married: 4 Jun 1926 Emmet Co., Michigan
Children: Patricia Helen Powers
Spouse: Nellie C. Sullivan
Married: 17 Sep 1951 Ann Arbor, Michigan
Children: Sally Powers
Dorothy Powers


Petoskey News-Review, Friday, 15 Jul 1983:

Clifford K. Powers, 80

Funeral services for Clifford K. Powers, 80 of Good Hart, will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Redpath Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cross Village. Bishop David Thornberry will officiate and burial will be in Island View Cemetery.

Mr. Powers died July 14, 1983 at Little Traverse Division of Northern Michigan Hospitals.

He was born Aug. 9, 1902 in Michigan and lived in Good Hart for many years. He owned and operated the Good Hart store and also served as Good Hart postmaster. retiring in 1971.

On Sept. 17, 1951 he married the former Nellie Sullivan in Ann Arbor. She preceded him in death in May of this year.

Mr. Powers was a Third Degree Mason and received his 50 year membership certificate from the Harbor Springs Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sally Alverson of Martinsville, Ind., and Mrs. Dorothy Schultz of Ann Arbor; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Russell (Esther) Roe of Good Hart and Mrs. Paul (Phyllis) Miller of Ann Arbor.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Readmond-Friendship Fire and Rescue Squad. Envelopes for that purpose are available at the Schiller-Gillian Funeral Chapel in Harbor Springs where friends may call Sunday from 7-9 p.m.

Island View Cemetery, Readmond Twp.


  • Photo: Collins, Audrey Diebel, ed. Looking Back, The First Hundred Years, 1887-1986:
Harbor Springs High School
Class of 1920
Page 23: Senior portrait of Clifford Powers
  • Headstone Photo: Stephen D. Robison, 3 Jul 2009
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Powers, Clifford K. & Harper, Ellen Grace
Date of Marriage: 6/4/1926
Liber: 4
Folio: 197
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
POWERS, Clifford & MARSEK, Nellie
Date: 9/16/1951
Liber: 5
Folio: 80
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search Deaths:
POWERS, Clifford K.
Date: 7/14/1983
Liber: 1983
Folio: 285
Place of Death: Petoskey, Michigan
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
Powers, Clifford
Birth Date: 9 Aug 1902
Death Date: Jul 1983
Social Security Number: 383-16-6946
State Number Was Issued: Michigan
Death Residence Zip Code: 49737
Good Hart, Emmet, Michigan
Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Powers, Clifford, b. 1902, d. 1983
Powers, Clifford K.
Age: 80
Born: 8/09/1902
Cemetery: Island View, Readmond Twp.
Obituary: on file