Marjorie B. Cook

Birth*12 September 1901Caledonia, Kent, MI 
Marriage*31 January 1921Harry Vinton Fraleigh; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Father Francis S. Bowen officiated with witnesses Rev. L.M. Hammer and Miss Gladys Hubbard, both of Kalamazoo 
Death*17 August 1976Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Harry Vinton Fraleigh b. 22 May 1900, d. 19 Mar 1979

Eunice Cross

Birth*25 December 1896South Haven, Van Buren, MI 
Marriage*11 October 1923Dr. James H. Fraleigh; South Haven, Van Buren, MI 
Death*27 February 1995Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Dr. James H. Fraleigh b. 14 Dec 1896, d. 29 Dec 1965

Mary Helena King

Birth*6 May 1912Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Employment*After college she moved to Detroit and worked at the Willow Run Bomber Plant in support of the war effort. 
Marriage*George R. Fraleigh; after WWII, MI; they moved to Kalamazoo in 1953 
Employmentworked for National Waterlift for nearly 15 years after moving to Kalamazoo in 1953 
Death*13 December 2002Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial16 December 2002Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

George R. Fraleigh b. 29 Jan 1910, d. 20 Dec 1992
Children 1.Patricia A. Cooper
 2.Richard J. Cooper

Nancy Ruth Glomp

Father*Frederick Samuel August Glomp b. 18 Nov 1907, d. 18 Nov 2000

Frederick Samuel August Glomp

Birth*18 November 1907Winnebago County, IL 
Employment*Barber-Colman (manufacturer of textile & milling machinery) in Rockford IL as a supervisor 
Death*18 November 2000Riverside County, CA; resided in Riverside, CA 

Family

Child 1.Nancy Ruth Glomp+

Marie Myrtle Beach

Father*Walter W. Beach b. 2 Dec 1862, d. 4 Oct 1958
Mother*Ella Marie Streator b. 26 Apr 1860, d. 25 Nov 1938
Birth*11 October 1894Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Occupation*a public school teacher 
Marriage*28 June 1924Don Edwards; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. H.L. Stetson officiated with witnesses Walter W. and Ella S. Beach 
Witness: Ella Marie Streator
Witness: Walter W. Beach
CauseDeathhad bronchopneumonia and pleurisy with effusion 
Death*3 May 1934Mercy Hospital, Cadillac, Wexford, MI; resided in Mesick 
Witness: Don Edwards
Burial*5 May 1934Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Don Edwards b. 30 Sep 1898, d. 25 Oct 1954

Earl Walter Beach

Father*Walter W. Beach b. 2 Dec 1862, d. 4 Oct 1958
Mother*Ella Marie Streator b. 26 Apr 1860, d. 25 Nov 1938
Birth*27 December 1897Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*15 October 1928Lillian Katherine Haug; Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev Emanuel Mayer officiated with witnesses Mr. & Mrs. Karl Haug, both of Kalamazoo 
Occupation*manager of the Kalamazoo Gazette's advertising department. He joined The Gazette in 1924 and became manager 3 years later, a position he held until his retirement in January 1963. He served as president of the Kalamazoo Chapter of the Advertising Federation of America in 1935 and 36 and was a director of the Association of National Adversiting Directors in 1946 and 47. He was also a member of the Mississippi Valley Classified Managers Association and served as a board member for many years. 
Death*16 November 1976at home, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South - Chapel North, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family 1

Child 1.Richard Earl Beach b. 31 May 1924, d. 28 Feb 2016

Family 2

Lillian Katherine Haug b. 16 Oct 1902, d. 15 May 1996
Child 1.Thomas E. Beach

Lillian Katherine Haug

Birth*16 October 1902Kalamazoo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*15 October 1928Earl Walter Beach; Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev Emanuel Mayer officiated with witnesses Mr. & Mrs. Karl Haug, both of Kalamazoo 
Death*15 May 1996Gladwyne, Montgomery, PA 
Burial*18 May 1996Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Earl Walter Beach b. 27 Dec 1897, d. 16 Nov 1976
Child 1.Thomas E. Beach

Thomas E. Beach

Father*Earl Walter Beach b. 27 Dec 1897, d. 16 Nov 1976
Mother*Lillian Katherine Haug b. 16 Oct 1902, d. 15 May 1996

Richard Earl Beach

Father*Earl Walter Beach b. 27 Dec 1897, d. 16 Nov 1976
Birth*31 May 1924MI; His mother was Mildred (Smith) Beach, who divorced Earl 17 Dec 1927 in Kalamazoo MI 
Milit-End*Dick joined the U.S. Army in 1942 serving in Germany in WWII. 
Employment*After graduating from Western Michigan Unv. he worked at Upjohn Pharmaceuticals in Kalamazoo MI and in Enid OK. Then he worked for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals for approximately 30 years before his retirement. 
Death*28 February 2016Marcellus, Cass, MI 
Burial*Final resting place at Bly Cemetery in Marcellus MI. At his request, Dick donated his body to science as that was his last chance to be in medical school (per his obituary) with arrangements by Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home of Enid OK. A memorial service was held in May in Marcellus. 

Peter Sopjes

Father*Alfred Sopjes b. 16 Dec 1852, d. 1 Feb 1920
Mother*Gertrude Elisabeth Elffers b. 11 Nov 1853, d. 1910
Birth*9 May 1896Heenstede, Noord-Holland, Netherlands 
Marriage*25 October 1916Cornelia Ann Booden; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; witnesses were Mr. & Mrs. H. Koning of Kalamazoo 
(Witness) Marriage20 December 1917Anna "Anje" Rondhuis, John Booden; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Samuel Eldersveld officiated with witnesses Mr. & Mrs. Peter Sopjes of Kalamazoo 
(Witness) Death1 February 1920Alfred Sopjes; State Hospital, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
(Witness) Death30 November 1922John Booden; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Occupation*superintendent at the Security Lumber Co 
Death*8 May 1958Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*10 May 1958Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Cornelia Ann Booden b. 28 Jun 1896, d. 27 Dec 1975
Children 1.Frederick J. Sopjes b. 30 Mar 1918, d. 27 Jun 2007
 2.Edith C. Sopjes b. 18 May 1920, d. 26 Mar 1985
 3.Robert Peter Sopjes b. 8 Feb 1925, d. 13 Sep 2010
 4.Richard Laurence Sopjes
 5.Betty Sopjes+ b. 1929
 6.Esther Ann Sopjes b. 22 Jan 1934, d. 25 Mar 2009

Cornelia Ann Booden

Father*John Booden b. 1 Apr 1871, d. 30 Nov 1922
Mother*Yttje Zijlstra b. 25 Aug 1868, d. 22 Jul 1908
Birth*28 June 1896Netherlands 
Marriage*25 October 1916Peter Sopjes; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; witnesses were Mr. & Mrs. H. Koning of Kalamazoo 
(Witness) Marriage20 December 1917Anna "Anje" Rondhuis, John Booden; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Samuel Eldersveld officiated with witnesses Mr. & Mrs. Peter Sopjes of Kalamazoo 
Death*27 December 1975Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; from obituary and death index 
Burial*30 December 1975Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Peter Sopjes b. 9 May 1896, d. 8 May 1958
Children 1.Frederick J. Sopjes b. 30 Mar 1918, d. 27 Jun 2007
 2.Edith C. Sopjes b. 18 May 1920, d. 26 Mar 1985
 3.Robert Peter Sopjes b. 8 Feb 1925, d. 13 Sep 2010
 4.Richard Laurence Sopjes
 5.Betty Sopjes+ b. 1929
 6.Esther Ann Sopjes b. 22 Jan 1934, d. 25 Mar 2009

Frederick J. Sopjes

Father*Peter Sopjes b. 9 May 1896, d. 8 May 1958
Mother*Cornelia Ann Booden b. 28 Jun 1896, d. 27 Dec 1975
Birth*30 March 1918Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*1 October 1937Leona I. Doster; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; John Masselink, Minister of the Gospel, officiated with witnesses Peter Sopjes and Willard Doster, both of Kalamazoo 
Milit-End*Fred served in the Philippine Islands during WWII and attained the rank of Captain in the Army Corps of Enginers. 
Occupation*He was involved in several businesses including two lumber yards, a restaurant, a motel and several apartment complexes in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo which he built as well as managed. He had also been in buisness in Wichita KS with Jack DeBoer constructing pre-built apartments. 
Death*27 June 2007Mountain View, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial3 July 2007Yorkville Cemetery, Richland, Kalamazoo, MI; after a memorial service at Yorkville Community Church 

Family

Leona I. Doster b. 13 Sep 1917, d. 16 Jan 1998

Edith C. Sopjes

Father*Peter Sopjes b. 9 May 1896, d. 8 May 1958
Mother*Cornelia Ann Booden b. 28 Jun 1896, d. 27 Dec 1975
Birth*18 May 1920Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*1957Paul A. DeBoer 
Death*26 March 1985Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; resided in Kalamazoo 

Family

Paul A. DeBoer b. 8 May 1927, d. 12 Jan 2017

Robert Peter Sopjes

Father*Peter Sopjes b. 9 May 1896, d. 8 May 1958
Mother*Cornelia Ann Booden b. 28 Jun 1896, d. 27 Dec 1975
Birth*8 February 1925Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Occupation*a commercial airline pilot for Pan Am 
Death*13 September 2010San Joaquin County, CA; resided in Lodi, San Joaquin 

Paul A. DeBoer

Birth*8 May 1927MI 
Marriage*1957Edith C. Sopjes 
Employment*Property Insurance Exchange in Kalamazoo as a salesman in 1960 
Occupation*a U.S. Army veteran cryptographer and later worked 22 years at Sears 
Death*12 January 2017Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 

Family

Edith C. Sopjes b. 18 May 1920, d. 26 Mar 1985

Richard Laurence Sopjes

Father*Peter Sopjes b. 9 May 1896, d. 8 May 1958
Mother*Cornelia Ann Booden b. 28 Jun 1896, d. 27 Dec 1975

Esther Ann Sopjes

Father*Peter Sopjes b. 9 May 1896, d. 8 May 1958
Mother*Cornelia Ann Booden b. 28 Jun 1896, d. 27 Dec 1975
Birth*22 January 1934Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Death*25 March 2009Holland, Ottawa, MI; resided in Holland 

Harold E. Molenaar

Family

Esther Ann Sopjes b. 22 Jan 1934, d. 25 Mar 2009

Nancy Lofgren

Family

Paul Henry Finch b. 22 Sep 1948, d. 15 Nov 2001

Janis W. Roach

Family

Paul Henry Finch b. 22 Sep 1948, d. 15 Nov 2001
Children 1.Jack George Finch III
 2.Michelle Finch+

Jack George Finch III

Father*Paul Henry Finch b. 22 Sep 1948, d. 15 Nov 2001
Mother*Janis W. Roach

Michelle Finch

Father*Paul Henry Finch b. 22 Sep 1948, d. 15 Nov 2001
Mother*Janis W. Roach

Family

Child 1.Alexander Methius Hardy

Alexander Methius Hardy

Mother*Michelle Finch

Marie Ann Meldrum

Father*George Meldrum b. 1737, d. 9 Apr 1817
Mother*Marie Angelica Catherine Chapoton b. 1 Jun 1769, d. 4 Mar 1815
Birth*1786Detroit, MI; baptized 2 Sep 1786 Sandwich, Essex, Ontario 
Marriage*circa 1815Melvin Dorr; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Marie's first husband, Dr. William McDowell Scott died as a cause of the War of 1812 
Death*July 1825Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*1 August 1825St. Anne's Church, Detroit, MI 

Family

Melvin Dorr

Catejan Marsac

Father*Francis Marsac b. 21 Apr 1736
Mother*Charlotte Bourassa b. 1736
Birth*1775Grosse Pointe, MI 
Marriage*31 January 1797Marie Joseph Saucier; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Death*1848Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Marie Joseph Saucier b. 10 May 1779, d. Mar 1807
Children 1.Marie Josephe Marsac+ b. 12 Sep 1797, d. b Sep 1850
 2.Francois-Xavier Marsac+ b. 22 Feb 1807, d. Sep 1868

Marie Joseph Saucier

Father*Joseph Marie Saucier b. 17 Feb 1740, d. 16 Aug 1789
Mother*Marie Genevieve Tremblay b. 19 Sep 1748, d. 16 Feb 1786
Birth*10 May 1779Detroit, MI 
Marriage*31 January 1797Catejan Marsac; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Death*March 1807Detroit, MI 

Family

Catejan Marsac b. 1775, d. 1848
Children 1.Marie Josephe Marsac+ b. 12 Sep 1797, d. b Sep 1850
 2.Francois-Xavier Marsac+ b. 22 Feb 1807, d. Sep 1868

Francois-Xavier Marsac

Father*Catejan Marsac b. 1775, d. 1848
Mother*Marie Joseph Saucier b. 10 May 1779, d. Mar 1807
Birth*22 February 1807Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*Emily Seguin; Wayne County, MI 
Death*September 1868Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 

Family

Emily Seguin b. 29 Apr 1817, d. May 1857
Children 1.Francis Marsack b. 7 Dec 1831, d. 7 Jul 1914
 2.Emily Marsac b. 3 Sep 1833, d. 5 Feb 1889
 3.William Marsack b. 29 Dec 1837, d. 31 Jan 1917
 4.Felicity Marsac+ b. 2 Feb 1840, d. 13 Jan 1884
 5.Frances Jane Marsac b. Jul 1843, d. 11 Nov 1897
 6.Daniel Marsack b. 14 Jul 1846, d. 12 Apr 1927
 7.Lewis Marsack b. c 1848
 8.Susanne Marsac+ b. c 1850, d. 29 Nov 1890
 9.Charles Marsack b. May 1854, d. 27 Nov 1904
 10.Josephine Marsac b. 1857, d. 23 Jun 1875

Felicity Marsac

Father*Francois-Xavier Marsac b. 22 Feb 1807, d. Sep 1868
Mother*Emily Seguin b. 29 Apr 1817, d. May 1857
Birth*2 February 1840MI 
Marriage*David W. Meldrum 
Death*13 January 1884Chesterfield Twp., Macomb, MI 

Family

David W. Meldrum b. 2 Mar 1830, d. 1 Mar 1901
Children 1.Anna Meldrum+ b. 10 Dec 1857, d. 18 Apr 1939
 2.Louisa Meldrum b. 24 Feb 1860, d. 18 Feb 1940
 3.Albert Meldrum+ b. 24 Feb 1862, d. 14 Aug 1927
 4.Emma Aimee Felicity Meldrum b. 23 Oct 1863, d. 17 Sep 1894
 5.Amanda Meldrum+ b. 10 Nov 1865, d. 1 Jan 1893
 6.Mary Rose Meldrum+ b. 14 Jul 1867, d. 21 Aug 1906
 7.Ceasar Meldrum b. 25 Aug 1869, d. 24 Aug 1915
 8.Edmund / Edward Meldrum b. 22 May 1871, d. 3 Nov 1918
 9.William Meldrum b. 20 Aug 1873, d. 22 Oct 1939
 10.Octavius Meldrum b. Apr 1879, d. 29 May 1901
 11.Ida Meldrum+ b. 29 Mar 1882, d. 29 Nov 1912

Emily Marsac

Father*Francois-Xavier Marsac b. 22 Feb 1807, d. Sep 1868
Mother*Emily Seguin b. 29 Apr 1817, d. May 1857
Birth*3 September 1833Wayne County, MI 
Marriage*7 January 1859Cesarius Meldrum; Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 
CauseDeathhad a tumor 
Death*5 February 1889Chesterfield Twp., Macomb, MI 

Family

Cesarius Meldrum b. 1826, d. 16 Nov 1900