Leona Smith (1904-1978)

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Leona Smith
Born: 27 Oct 1904 Five Mile Creek, Michigan
Died: 24 Dec 1978 Emmet Co., Michigan
Father: George Allen Smith
Mother: Norine Ward
Siblings: Nellie May Smith
Clara Elmina Smith
Eva Marian Smith
William Andrew Smith
James C. Smith
Glenn Cora Smith
Elizabeth M. Smith
Leona Smith
George L. Smith
Wilbur E. Smith
Spouse: George McDonald
Married: 22 Dec 1921 Petoskey, Michigan
Children: Sadie McDonald
Bonnie Earl McDonald
Warren McDonald
George E. McDonald
Donald McDonald
John McDonald
Rachel McDonald
Metha McDonald
Nelda McDonald
Virginia McDonald
Phyllis McDonald
Sharon McDonald
Artie Jo McDonald


Petoskey News-Review, December 1978

Mrs. Leona McDonald, 74

Funeral services for Mrs. Leona McDonald, 74, of Harbor Springs were held on Dec 27 at the Gillian-Erwin Funeral Chapel in Harbor Springs. Rev. Ed Warner of the Stutsmanville Chapel officiated and interment was in Lakeview Cemetery.

Mrs. McDonald died unexpectedly on Dec 24, 1978 while being taken to the hospital. The former Leona Smith was born Oct 27, 1904 in the Five Mile Creek area. On Dec 22, 1921 she married George McDonald and the couple lived in Harbor Springs. Mr. McDonald preceded her in death April 5, 1976.

Mrs. McDonald was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Emmet County Medical Care Facility Auxiliary.

She is survived by four sons, Earl of Renton, Wash, Donald of Morley, John of Bay Shore and Warren of Harbor Springs; eight daughters, Mrs. Russell Blumke of Alanson, Mrs. Claude Baker of Clio, Mrs. Jack Church of Wyoming, Mrs. Bud Marray of Charlevoix, Mrs. Virginia Maguire of Rockford, Mrs. Edward Kasper and Mrs. Jerry Brown of Grand Rapids, and Mrs. Don Juilleret of Harbor Springs; 31 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Clara Young, Mrs. Elizabeth Holland and Mrs. Bem Terpening; three brothers, Judd, Jim and Don Smith, all of Harbor Springs.


Groom's name: George Mcdonald
Groom's age: 22 years
Groom's birth year: 1899
Groom's birthplace: Michigan
Groom's father's name: Frank Mcdonald
Groom's mother's name: Angeline Boda
Bride's name: Leone Smith
Bride's age: 17 years
Bride's birth year: 1904
Bride's birthplace: Michigan
Father of bride's name: George Smith
Mother of bride's name: Norie Ward
Marriage date: 22 Dec 1921
Marriage place: Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan
Film number: 2342743
Digital GS number: 4032445
Image number: 200
Reference number: v 2 rn 158
Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925