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Hilda Jane Stickley

Female 1892 - 1960  (67 years)


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  • Name Hilda Jane Stickley  [1
    Born 21 May 1892  Brantford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Apr 1960  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Hilda published a book of memoirs of stories her father-in-law, John A. Benkelman, often repeated.

      Cass City Chronicle
      Thursday, April 14, 1960

      Mrs. Benkelman Buried Saturday

      Mrs. Hilda Jane Benkelman, 67, wife of Dorus Benkelman died Thursday, April 7, in Pleasant Home Hospital, where she had been a patient since Monday.

      The former Hilda Jane Stickley, she was born May 21, 1892, at Brantford, Ontario. She was married November 2, 1943, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Norman FISHER in Royal Oak. Mrs. Benkelman had served as an Army nurse during World War I and later taught and trained crippled children at a school in Royal Oak.

      Surviving are her husband; a brother, Ernest STICKLEY of Detroit, and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth POTTER of Sarasota, Fla., and Mrs. Harriet SMITH of Marysville, Wash.

      Services were held Saturday at the Douglas Funeral Home with the Rev. S.R. Wurtz officiating. Burial was in Elkland Cemetery.
    Person ID I862  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family Dorus William Benkelman,   b. 6 Dec 1892, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1973, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1943  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F623  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 May 1892 - Brantford, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1943 - Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 1960 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Benkelman, Dorus William ca 1940's with his wife Jane (Stickley), hosting family at Jane's cottage in Prescott, Michigan
    Benkelman, Dorus William ca 1940's with his wife Jane (Stickley), hosting family at Jane's cottage in Prescott, Michigan
    John Adam Benkelman, with his sons Alvin and Dorus, and Dorus's wife, Jane (right) and two unknown individuals

    PLEASE HELP US IDENTIFY EVERYONE IN THE PHOTO

    Headstones
    Benkelman, Hilda Jane (Stickley)
    Benkelman, Hilda Jane (Stickley)

  • Sources 
    1. [S337] Benkelman, Hilda Jane Stickley THE MEMOIRS OF JOHN A. BENKELMAN (Privately Published, 1966).

    2. [S595] Striffler-Benkelman Broadcast, (Family Publication, published sporadically to record family milestones in connection with the annual Striffler-Benkelman Family Reunions, with Vol. 1, Number 1, published Sept. 7, 1936. Issues on file at the Rawson Memorial Library in Cass City, Michigan include Vol. 5 (1941), Vol. 7 (1944) and Volumes 8 (1945) through Vol. 28 (1968). Issues published from 1961 through 1964 were not assigned volume numbers, and 1963 appears to be missing. Xeroxes of the existing issues were also made by Melinda McLemore Strong in 2007. According to a article published by the Cass City Chronicle on August 6, 1981, commemorating the Fiftieth and Final Striffler-Benkelman Reunion, the final issue of the STRIFFLER-BENKELMAN BROADCAST appears to have been Volume 28, published in 1968.), Vol. 7, September 4, 1944 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Thursday, February 22, 1973 (Reliability: 3).