Coopersville Observer, November 8, 1912
Mrs. Alvira Sickles
In the death of Mrs. Agostino D. Sickles, which occurred at Conklin, Thursday, October 31, 1912, the community lost one of its earliest settlers.
She was born in Orleans County, N. Y. in 1839, and came to Michigan with her people, settling at Dennison. In 1858, she was married to Agostino D. Sickles who survives her. To this union were born eight children, five of whom are living, two sons, J. L. Sickles, of Evart, Mich., and Alvin D. Sickles of Conklin, Michigan, three daughters, Mrs. Adeline Lillibridge, of Muskegon, Mich., Mrs. L. B. Stewart, of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Hattie Garter, of Ferrysburg, Mich. She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Gilbert Hodges, of Mesick, Mich., and Mrs. G. W. Russell, of Plainwell, Mich., thirteen grandchildren, and a wide circle of friends.
Coopersville Observer Obituaries by Henry and Loekie Boersma
(Buried in Advent Cemetery)
Transcribed and photo by Joan Van Spronsen
Created: 1 Jan 2011