Isabel B. Overholt (1917-1983)

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Isabel B. Overholt Bayha
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Greenwood Cemetery
Born: 13 Aug 1917 Bliss Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Died: 5 May 1983 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Oscar Leonard Overholt
Mother: Lena Ada Ericks
Siblings: Lillian Florence Overholt
Herbert Martin Overholt
Lee R. Overholt
Isabel B. Overholt
Spouse: Kenneth Lynn Bayha
Married: 1937 Angola, Indiana
Children: Lonn K. Bayha
Arlene K. Bayha


Petoskey News-Review, Friday, 6 May 1983:

Isabel B. Bayha, 65

Funeral services for Isabel B. Bayha, 65, of Petoskey, will be held Satuday at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Petoskey. Rev. Robert Kyser will officiate, assisted by Rev. Larry Staten. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Bayha died May 5, 1983, at Little Traverse Division of Northern Michigan Hospitals.

The former Isabel B. Overholt was born Aug. 13, 1917, in Bliss. She graduated from Pellston High School and Del Mar Beauty Academy in Detroit.

In 1937 she married Kenneth Bayha in Angola, Ind. The couple resided in Battle Creek before moving to Petoskey in 1940.

Mrs. Bayha had been employed at Montgomery Ward in Petoskey for several years.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Mrs. Gerald (Arlene) Festerling of Petoskey; one sone, Lonn Bayha of Varmel, Ind.; five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Leon (Lillian) Bayha of Oden; one brother, Martin Overholt of Levering; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family suggests memorials to the Michigan Heart Association. Envelopes for that purpose are available at the Stone Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight (Friday).


  • Name variant: Isabelle [Lillian’s obit]
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
BAYHA, Isabel B.
Date of Death: 5/5/1983
Liber: 1983
Folio: 171
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Bayha, Isabel B. (Overholt)
Age: 65
Born: 8/13/1917
Died: 5/5/1983
Burial: 5/7/1983
Cemetery: Greenwood, Petoskey
Obituary: on file
Section: J
Block: 151
Lot: 25
  • Petoskey News-Review, Tuesday, 2 Apr 1996, Obituary: Bayha, Lillian Overholt