Elmer D. Livingston (1916-1969)

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Elmer D. Livingston
Born: 6 Sep 1916 Boyne City, Michigan
Died: 13 Dec 1969 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Duncan Livingston
Mother: Ida May Cook
Siblings: Florence C. Livingston
Sarah Aliche Livingston
Donald Livingston
Elmer D. Livingston
Margaret Leita Livingston
Virginia M. Livingston
Norman Richard Livingston
Lois Livingston
Spouse: Mary Madeline Lybarker
Married: 1935 Flint, Michigan
Children: Duncan Livingston
Carol Livingston
Roberta Livingston
Grover H. Livingston
Marilyn A. Livingston
Robert L. Livingston
Martha Livingston


Petoskey News-Review, Saturday, 13 Dec 1969:

Elmer Livingston
Rites are Monday

A Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Elmer D. Livingston, 53, at St. Francis Xavier Church Monday, 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Francis Cemetery.

He was stricken at home with an apparent heart attack and died this morning at Little Traverse Hospital.

Mr. Livingston was born in Boyne City September 6, 1916.

He married May Lybarker in Flint in 1935 and they moved to Petoskey in 1944.

Mr. Livingston was former owner of the Sandwich Grill and was Emmet County deputy sheriff for 20 years and marine deputy the past two years.

He was a veteran of World War II and had served with the Military Police. He had been a Golden Gloves trainer for many years in Petoskey and was also assistant trainer for the high school football teams.

He was a member of the National Sheriff’s Assc. and a former member of the American Legion.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Robert L. of Boyne Falls and Grover, of Petoskey; four daughters, Mrs. Leo (Carol) Guzniczak, of Schwartz Creek, Mrs. Ray (Roberta) Malec, of Petoskey, Mrs. Clair (Marilyn) Stults, of Petoskey, Mrs. James (Martha) Fent, of St. Louis, Mich.; his mother, Mrs. Ida Johnston, of Petoskey; 20 grandchildren; two brothers, Donald of Clio and Norman, of Detroit; five sisters, Mrs. Ivan Billington, Flint, Mrs. William Burns, of Boyne City, Mrs. Lois Griffin, of Boyne City, Mrs. Frank Sakley of Phoenix, Arizona and Mrs. Raymond Green, of Petoskey.

The members of Mr. Livingston’s family suggest that anyone wishing to honor his memory may do so by contributing to their favorite charity in his name.

The rosary will be recited Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Desnoyer Funeral Home where friends may call.


  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Date of Death: 12/13/1969
Liber: 1969
Folio: P262
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Livingston, Elmer D.
Age: 53
Born: 9/6/1916
Died: 12/13/1969
Burial: 12/15/1969
Cemetery: St. Francis, Petoskey
Obituary: on file PNR - 12/13/1969
Military: WW2 - MI PVT US Army