Lela C. Armock (1907-1984)

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Lela C. Armock Dettweiler
Dettweiler, Lela C.JPG
Littlefield Twp. Cemetery
Born: 7 Jul 1907 Alanson, Michigan
Died: 4 Oct 1984 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Benjamin Armock
Mother: Rhoda Louisa Moore
Siblings: Mae C. Armock
Lela C. Armock
Maude Marie Armock
Rosa Lila Armock
Amos Benjamin Armock
Forrest N. Armock
Rufus Lee Armock
Albert Kenneth Swadling
Spouse: William Johnson Dettweiler
Married: 8 Jul 1925 Petoskey, Michigan


Petoskey News-Review, Friday, October 5, 1984

Lela C. Dettweiler, 77

Funeral services for Lela C. Dettweiler, 77, of Alanson, who died Oct. 4, 1984, at Little Traverse Division of Northern Michigan Hospitals, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Steno Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Matson will officiate and burial will be in the Littlefield Township Cemetery, Alanson.

The former Lela C. Armock was born July 7, 1907, in Alanson, the daughter of Benjamin and Rhoda Armock. She attended Alanson schools and graduated from Alanson High School in 1925.

In July 1925, she married William Dettweiler in Petoskey. The couple made their home in Alanson. Mr. Dettweiler preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1972.

Mrs. Dettweiler is survived by two brothers, Albert Swadling and Rufus Armock, both of Alanson; one sister, Mrs. Herbert (Maude) England of Alanson; several nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials to the Emmet County Unit of the American Cancer Society or the Hospice of Petoskey. Envelopes for those purposes may be obtained from the Stone Funeral Home where the family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Dettweiler, William J. & Armock, Lela
Date of Marriage: 7/8/1925
Liber: 4
Folio: 62
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
Groom's name: William J Dettweiller
Groom's age: 37 years
Groom's birth year: 1888
Groom's birthplace: Michigan
Groom's father's name: Christian Dettweiller
Groom's mother's name: Susan R Johnson
Bride's name: Lela Armock
Bride's age: 18 years
Bride's birth year: 1907
Bride's birthplace: Michigan
Father of bride's name: Benjamin Armock
Mother of bride's name: Rhoda Moore
Marriage date: 08 Jul 1925
Marriage place: Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan
Film number: 2342768
Digital GS number: 4210023
Image number: 203
Reference number: rn 76
Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Dettweiler, Lela C.
Date of Death: 10/4/1984
Liber: 1984
Folio: 356
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Dettweiler, Lela C. (Armock)
Age: 77
Born: 7/7/1907
Died: 10/4/1984
Burial: 10/8/1984
Cemetery: Littlefield Twp., Alanson
Obituary: on file