Mildred Irene Lyons (1909-1997)

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Mildred Irene Lyons Erfourth Peck
Born: 16 May 1909 Petoskey, Michigan
Died: 14 Dec 1997 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Elias Lyons
Mother: Irene Joan M. Elkins
Siblings: Bernard E. Lyons
Kathleen Anastacia Lyons
Gertrude Ann Lyons
Mildred Irene Lyons
Spouse: Albert James Erfourth
Married: 12 May 1941 Petoskey, Michigan
Spouse: Eldon D. Peck
Married: 6 Jan 1979 Petoskey, Michigan


Petoskey News-Review, Tuesday, December 16, 1997:

Mildred I. Peck, 88

Mildred I. Peck, 88, of Petoskey, died Dec. 14, 1997, at Bortz Health Care of Petoskey.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. The Rev. Wilbert Hegener, O.F.M.. will officiate. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Petoskey.

Mrs. Peck was born May 16, 1909, in Petoskey, the daughter of Elias and Irene (Elkins) Lyons. She grew up in Petoskey and attended Petoskey schools and graduated from Petoskey High School.

She was a lifelong Petoskey resident.

Mildred worked for 25 years for McCune Insurance Agency in Petoskey. She was a member of St. Francis Altar Society.

Survivors include her stepchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Peck, Mr. and Mrs Jerry Peck and Mr. and Mrs. Doug Erfourth; sister, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin (Gertrude Lyons) Compton; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Theodore Erfourth and Eldon Peck; her parents; sister, Kathleen; and brother, Bernard.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church or to Hospice of Little Traverse Bay. Envelopes for memorials are available at the Stone Funeral Home in Petoskey, where friends may call from 8:30- 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Peck, Eldon D. & Erfourth, Mildred I.
Date of Marriage: 1/6/1979
Liber: 1978
Folio: 253
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Peck, Mildred Irene
Date of Death: 12/14/1997
Liber: 1997
Folio: 419
Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
Peck, Mildred Irene (Lyons)(Erfourth)
Age: 88
Born: 5/16/1909
Died: 12/14/1997
Burial: 12/18/1997
Cemetery: St. Francis, Petoskey
Obituary: on file, PNR - 12/16/1997