OGEMAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN

OGEMAW COUNTY SCHOOLS
CRANBERRY LAKE SCHOOL


Cranberry Lake School District #2 is located in the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 19, Township 21 North, Range 4 East, Richland Township, Ogemaw County. Cranberry Lake School was also known as Hughey Lake School. Records are sparse on who donated the land, who built the school, who taught there, and when the school closed. There are, however, several class photographs available. Anyone having additional photos or who can identify students in the existing photos is asked to contact the Ogemaw County Coordinator, Grace Dooley.

Most of the existing records have been compiled by The Rose City Area Historical Society, Post Office Box 736, Rose City, MI 48654



CRANBERRY LAKE TEACHERS:
Circa 1909 - 1912 - Pearl (Lott) Pillsbury
1913 & 1914 - Olive Pillsbury Sheldon
1914 - Jennie Harrison
1917 - Ruth (Shimmons) Wilkinson
1923 - Merle Martin
1923 & 1924 - Merle Martin (resigned)
1924 - Howard Gregg
1927 to 1939 - Bernard Fegan
Unknown Date - Mrs. Black

Cranberry Lake School, Unknown date

Cranberry Lake School, 1913 & 1914, Olive Pillsbury, teacher.

Cranberry Lake School, 1914, Jennie Harrison, teacher.
Bottom Row: ???, Loneta (May) Valley, ???, ???, Harold McDonald, ???, Henry (Hank) Van Meer.
Second Row: George Best, Stella (Gibson) Fegan, George (Hoot) Gibson, Ella ???, Charles Best, ???, Fred Runyan, ??? Fannie (Best) Valent.
Third Row: Rosie Runyan, ???, Mary Kish, Raymond Walker, Minnie Pinke, Walter Yates, Margaret Bentley, John Bentley.
Fourth Row: Hazel (Best) VanSickle, Don Moorhouse, Nora Earley, Edna Wickert, ???, Mary Gibson.
Fifth Row: Teacher Jennie Harrison, Margaret Pinke.

Cranberry Lake School, 1917, Ruth (Shimmons) Wilkinson, teacher.
Front Row: Frank Pausits, Henry (Hank) VanMeer, Raymond Pausits, Fannie (Best) Valent, Alice McDonald, Helen Kish, Winona (Gibson) Netzloff, Nellie (May) Craner, Wilbur Runyan.
Second Row: Fred Runyan, Wilma Wickert, Stella (Gibson) Fegan, Loneta (May) Valley, George Best, Harold McDonald.
Third Row: Walter Yates, Stella Wickert, Rosie Runyan, Sarah Bentley, Mary VanMeer, Charles Best.
Fourth Row: Teacher Ruth (Shimmons) Wilkinson, Minnie Pinke, Hazel (Best) VanSickle, Edna Wickert, Margaret Bentley, Eugene Wilkinson, John Bentley.

Cranberry Lake School, 1933, Bernard Fegan, teacher.
Front Row: John Valent, Betty May, Margie Alonzo, Mary Muzik, Olga Simon.
Back Row: Bill Farro, John Muzik, Irene Farro, Teacher Bernard Fegan, Irma Simon, Elizabeth Toth, Julia Muzik.

List of Students, 1933-1934:
Samuel Stephens (8th), Elizabeth Toth (8th).

List of Students, 1935:
John Muzik (8th), Irma Simon (8th), Elizabeth Toth (8th).

Hughey Lake School, 1935-1936; Bernard Fegan, teacher:
Students: Margie Alonzo, Arthur Dobler, Billy Dobler, Dorothy Dobler, Irene Farro (8th), William Farro, Doris Kennedy, Betty May, Melvin May (8th), Julia Muzik, Mary Muzik, Olga Simon, Elmer Steele, Geraldine Steele, Emil Toth, John Valent, Clarence Vatter, Charles Zidy, Joe Zidy, Mike Zidy.

List of Students, 1937-1938:
William Farro (8th) and Geraldine Steele (8th).

List of Students, 1938-1939:
Olga Simon (8th).

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