Obituary for George Hildreth, Mrs. Sears Gardner and Sterling Bristol
LAST RITES FOR MRS. SEARS GARDNER, GEO. HILDRETH AND J. S. BRISTAL
The remains of three former Clinton county residents, George Hildreth, Mrs. Sears Gardner and J. Sterling Bristol, were brought to St. Johns for burial this week.
Mr. Hildreth, aged 67, died March 30, at his home near Rapid City. He was born in Riley Township, afterwards moving to Essex where he lived until going to Rapid City 6 years ago. He is survived by one brother, John of Bingham, a half-brother, Milton of Grand Lodge, two half-sister, Mrs. John VanGleson and Mary Hildreth of Bingham, two children, Edna, 3, and George, 4, and a wide circle of friends. Funeral services will be held at the Ebert Chapel in St. Johns at 1:30 o’clock this (Thursday) afternoon with interment in the Henderson cemetery in Essex.
Mrs. Gardner, a resident of this county many years, died at her home near Haslett March 30. About 8 years ago she left St. Johns with her husband who had been the proprietor of a feed barn here. She is survived by her husband and two children. Claude and Gertrude. Burial services will be conducted at 1:30 o’clock this afternoon at Mt. Rest Cemetery here.
The burial services of Sterling Bristol, 92, who died on the 1st of January 1925 at the home of his son, Jay Bristol, at Charleston, West Virginia, were held from the undertaking parlors of Osgood & Son, Wednesday afternoon; burial being made in the Lowe Cemetery, where the wife of his youth was buried in 1880.