1892 - 1960 (67 years)
||Hilda Jane Stickley  |
||21 May 1892
||Brantford, Ontario, Canada 
||7 Apr 1960
||Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan 
||Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan
- 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.
||Strong Family Tree
||17 Aug 2014 |
||Dorus William Benkelman, b. 6 Dec 1892, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan , d. 14 Feb 1973, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan (Age 80 years) |
||2 Nov 1943
||Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan [1, 2, 3]
||4 Mar 2010 |
||Group Sheet, Family chart
- [S337] Benkelman, Hilda Jane Stickley THE MEMOIRS OF JOHN A. BENKELMAN (Privately Published, 1966).
- [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).
- [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).