Wonser,  Floyd Ernest

Wonser, Floyd Ernest

Male 1902 - 2001  (99 years)  

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  • Name Wonser, Floyd Ernest 
    Born 1 Aug 1902  Benton Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 21 Jan 1920  Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 16 Sep 1951  Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 25 Aug 1953  Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 14 Jul 1969  Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 29 Dec 2001  Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 29 Dec 2001  Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I11754  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 

    Father Wonser, William Ernest,   b. 10 Sep 1877, Wakeman, Huron, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1965, Mulliken, Eaton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Susan Rosa "Susie",   b. 29 Jul 1876, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1901  Hoytville, Eaton, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 7 children 
    Family ID F4687  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Baker, Edna L.,   b. Abt 1902, Rochester, Oakland, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 28 Jul 1925  Hart, Oceana County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Wonser, Robert J.,   b. 28 Jan 1927, Bedford, Calhoun, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1927, Bedford, Calhoun, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Wonser, Ruth Betty
     3. Living
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F16472  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Beck, Margaret,   b. 2 Jan 1908, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1995, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1947  Eaton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F16471  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1902 - Benton Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Jan 1920 - Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1925 - Hart, Oceana County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jun 1947 - Eaton County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 16 Sep 1951 - Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Aug 1953 - Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Jul 1969 - Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Dec 2001 - Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 2001 - Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 2 documents

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 15 Jul 2017.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 58233718
      https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58233718

      Floyd Ernest Wonser
      Birth: Aug. 1, 1902
      Charlotte
      Eaton County
      Michigan, USA
      Death: Dec. 29, 2001
      Battle Creek
      Calhoun County
      Michigan, USA

      Family links:
      Parents:
      William Ernest Wonser (1877 - 1965)
      Susan Rosa Sackett Wonser (1876 - 1969)

      Spouse:
      Margaret Beck Wonser (1908 - 1995)

      Sibling:
      Floyd Ernest Wonser (1902 - 2001)
      Cash Henry Wonser (1905 - 1983)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Memorial Park Cemetery
      Battle Creek
      Calhoun County
      Michigan, USA
      Plot: T-93-4

      Maintained by: Marcia
      Originally Created by: Ottie Konkright
      Record added: Sep 05, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 58233718

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S884] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 15 Jul 2017.
      Name: Floyd Wonser
      SSN: 385-10-1103
      Last Residence:
      49015 Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, USA
      BORN: 2 Aug 1902
      Died: 29 Dec 2001
      State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951)

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 15 Jul 2017.
      Battle Creek Enquirer (Battle Creek, Michigan), 2 Jan 2002, page 4

      Floyd E. Wonser
      Battle Creek

      Floyd E. Wonser, 99, a resident of Battle Creek, since 1922, died Saturday, December 29, 2001, at his residence.

      He was born August 2, 1902, in Benton Township. Eaton County, the son of Ernest and Susie (Sackett) Wonser. He graduated from Sunfield High School in 1921, and in 1922, came to Battle Creek.. He was employed by the Calhoun County Dairy Herd Association as a Cow Tester, from 1922-1924, from 1925-1926 he was employed by the Michigan Live Stock Exchange, Detroit, in the Stock Yards, from 1927 - 1938 he worked for the Battle Creek Farm Bureau and from 1939-1946 he was employed by DeLaval Separator Company, covering a territory in Ohio. In 1947, he started the Floyd Wonser Supply Company, located next to his farm home, a wholesale implement distributor of Farm Machine Equipment and Supplies. He retired in 1974 and the company just recently closed.

      He married Margaret Beck, June 8, 1947, at their farm home, she died December 1, 1995, at home. He is survived by a son, John (Meg) Wonser of Portage, daughters. Ruth Betty (George) Renton of Charlevoix, Gertrude O'Gorman of Palms, Michigan, ten grandchildren. thirteen great-grandchildren, brother-in-law, John (Laureen) Beck of Colon, Michigan, and Florida.

      He was a member of Lakeview-Urbandale Kiwanis Club. He and his wife gave property adjoining their farm home to Lakeview Kiwanis Club and Lakeview School System for teaching use. It is now known as the Lakeview-Urbandale Kiwanis Club Outdoor Center.

      He was named Agribusinessman of the Year by Michigan Farmer Magazine in 1985 and in 1986 was named to Michigan Farmer Editorial Advisory Panel.

      Visitation will be at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home, Thursday. January 3, 2001, after 10:00 a.m.. where the family will be present from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Services will be Friday, 1:30 p.m., at the funeral home with Donna M. Brown officiating. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials to Good Samaritan Hospice Care or Lakeview-Urbandale Kiwanis Club Outdoor Center. Arrangements by Richard A. Henry Funeral Home.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 15 Jul 2017.
      1920 Census, enumerated 21 Jan 1920 in Roxand Township, Eaton County, Michigan, United States

      William E Wonser Head M 42 Ohio
      Susie R Wonser Wife F 43 Michigan
      Floyd E Wonser Son M 17 Michigan
      Cash H Wonser Son M 14 Michigan
      Ron N Wonser Son M 12 Michigan
      Susie R Wonser Son M 12 Michigan
      Esther E Wonser Daughter F 7 Michigan
      Mary E Wonser Daughter F 7 Michigan
      Lee W Wonser Son M 0 Michigan

      "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZS5-3WD : accessed 15 July 2017), Floyd E Wonser in household of William E Wonser, Roxand, Eaton, Michigan, United States; citing ED 108, sheet 7A, line 12, family 143, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 763; FHL microfilm 1,820,763.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 16 Jul 2017.
      Battle Creek Enquirer (Battle Creek, Michigan), 16 Sep 1951, page 32

      Roxand Rural Couple to Mark Anniversary

      CHARLOTTE--Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wonser of Roxand township will celebrate their golden wedding today, two days ahead of time, with open house for their friends and neighbors from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at their rural home.

      Miss Susie Sackett, daughter of Noble and Phebe Sackett, and Ernest Wonser, son of William and Verna Wonser, were married Sept. 18, 1901, at Hoytville. They worked for the late Henry Hayes for five years, and have lived on their present farm for 45 years.

      Two sets of twins are included among their seven children. The children are Floyd Wonser of Battle Creek, Cash of Grand Ledge, the twins Roy of Mulliken and Ruth McCormick of Omer; the other twins, Mrs. Esther Boswick of Route 1, Mulliken, and Mrs. Mary Smouse of Wilmington, Calif., and Lee Wonser of Route 5, Charlotte.

      There also are 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 15 Jul 2017.
      Battle Creek Enquirer (Battle Creek, Michigan), 25 Aug 1953, page 8

      Mrs. Lynn Roby and her two children, Pamela and Mark, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wosner of Battle Creek township for a few days.

    7. [S567] Michigan Marriages 1868-1925 (Reliability: 3), 15 Jul 2017.
      Name Floyd E. Wonser
      Age (Expanded) 22 years
      Birth Year 1903
      Birthplace Eaton Co. Michigan
      Spouse's Name Edna L. Baker
      Spouse's Age (Expanded) 23 years
      Spouse's Birth Year 1902
      Spouse's Birthplace Rochester
      Event Date 28 Jul 1925
      Event Place Hart, Oceana, Michigan
      Father's Name Ernest Wonser
      Mother's Name Susan Sackett
      Spouse's Father's Name Bert Baker
      Spouse's Mother's Name Minnie

      "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ73-RT5 : 4 December 2014), Floyd E. Wonser and Edna L. Baker, 28 Jul 1925; citing Hart, Oceana, Michigan, v 2 p 173 rn 570, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,767.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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