Ruggles Cemetery


Located 1/2 mile North of Lemon Creek Road on Stevensville-Baroda Road, North of the Village of Baroda.  Thomas Phillipps settled in Section 2 of Lake Township in 1836. In the spring of 1837 he sold the mill site on his land to Peter Ruggles and Erastus Munger, who built a saw mill the same year.  It is likely that this cemetery and Ruggles Road derived their name from the Peter Ruggles family.

sign
Photos by: Teresa O'Riley

memorial   overview

PARTIAL LISTING BELOW

Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Notes/Comments

Arend, Albert H.

31 Aug 1886

05 Feb 1967

SC-R11 (burial plot)

Arend, Albert Jack Jr.

19 Apr 1924

13 Aug 1952

SC-R11

Arend, Blanche (Hartline)

02 Mar1887

14 Mar 1975

SA-R4

Arend, Carrie
1856
1924

Arend, Clarence

1888

09 Nov 1973

residence at death, Baroda.

Arend, Edgar

13 Jan 1903

23 Aug 2003

SC-R4

Arend, Frank

20 May 1889
age 79 years husband of Mary

Arend, Gregory Ray

07 Nov 1952

29 Jan 1999

SA-R4

Arend, John
1847
1923

Arend, John F.

11 Sep 1883

10 Jun 1916

death cert. father, John, mother Carrie Moser

Arend, Lester R.

5 May 1918

20 July 2005


Arend, Lucille Iola  (Lind)

29 Aug 1903

6 Apr 1993

school teacher - residence at death,
Baroda - w/o Edgar - wed 18 June 1926 - Kent Co., MI

Arend, Margaret
1863


Arend, Mary

20 Mar 1870
wife of Rank

Arend, Myrl Lauer

07 Dec 1892

22 Dec 1987


Arend, William
1863


Backus, Hattie

08 Sept 1904

23 May 1959


Backus, Rhinhold

01 Feb 1902

03 May 1978


Backus, Shirley Ann

19 Apr 1905

08 Aug 1937


Baier, Caroline
1839
1921

Bailey, Cynthia A.
1867
1905

Bailey, Daniel
1796
1877

Bailey, David J.
1834
1919

Bailey, Helen
1838
1922

Bailey, Lucinda
1805
1877

Baldwin, Charles

1872
age 21 years Soldier U. S. Army

Baldwin, Elias R.

16 Apr 1843

10 Aug 1907

death cert. fahter, David, mother, Elizabeth Kiem served in Co. A 26th MI Civil War Veteran husband of Harriet

Baldwin, Harriet (Beans)
1847
1930
wife of Elias

Bastian, Edith (Prenkert)

1884

1934

Baumann, Augusta

19 Apr 1858
30 Oct 1927

wife of Herman
By Teresa O'Riley

Baumann, Gustav

24 Jan 1890

26 Jul 1942

son of Herman & Augusta
By Teresa O'Riley

Baumann, Herman

Feb 1853
08 Mar 1932

husband of Augusta By Teresa O'Riley

Beans, Amos

1864
age 31 years
Beans, Elizabeth

1855
age 40 years wife of Harmon
Beans, Harmon

1865
age 60 years husband of Elizabeth

Bell, Elaine H. (Backus)

11 Oct  1931

11 Oct 1962


Beutenmiller, Olga H.

24 May 1894

21 Aug 1995

SB-R1

Birkholz, Miss Ottille

16 Jun 1914

08 Apr 2000

daughter of Ernest Birkholz who died in 1924

Bitter, Henry
obit 05 Dec 1931 age 65 years
Bitter, Pauline 19 Oct 1867 23 Oct 1944 obit
Boldt, Frederica (Poshke)
27 Sep 1845
17 Dec 1918
death cert. father, John Poshke, mother Caroline Sill, husband, Fritz born in Germany

Boldt, Mollie F. (Zielke)

16 Jun 1914

08 Apr 2000

SA-R11

Brenkert, Ida (Terry)

1869

02 Feb 1908

member of Rebecca Lodge husband Christoper Brenkert father Sam Terry

Brenkert, John A.

1867

12 May 1940

married Rossetta Landon

Brown, Daniel

25 Feb 1890
age 63 years
Brown, Hiram L.

06 Oct 1887
age 28 years
Burk, John H.
1848
1899

Bush, George W.
01 Jan 1833
17 Jun 1908
Co B 11th IN Cavalry Civil War death cert.
Bush, Jane
1833
1899
wife of G. W.
Carpenter, Frank E.
23 Jul 1858
01 Feb 1920
death cert. father, Thomas, mother, Mary Peters born in England husband of Maude

Critzer, Chester Leroy

01 Oct 1922

13 Aug 2004

husband of Ruby

Critzer, Ruby V. (Johns)

08 Sep 1927

21 Mar 2005

wife of Chester
Curran, Wm. J.

14 Feb 1860
age 32 years
Davis, Augusta
1844
1917

Dinges, Flora Marie

09 Feb 1900

10 Jun 1991

age 4 years daughter of Henry Dinges Jr.

Donely, Ida V.

05 Apr 1881
age 17 years wife of James A.
Dragoo, Emery J.
1847
1914

Ennis, Cordelia
1845
1917
wife of George
Ennis, George
1819
1883
husband of Cordelia

Feather, Edward A.

09 Feb 1900

10 Jun 1991

SC-R11

Feather, Irene (Birkholm)

30 Dec 1907

04 Dec 1991

SC-R11

Fitz, Bertha
1866
1918

Forshey, Jeanette Hance5 Nov 191625 Oct 1998born Ardale, IA contributed by: Linda Blackmer

Gardner, Wayne (Arend)

20 Jul 1914

25 Feb 2005

SC-11

Gaul, Albert J.

26 May 1917

21 Jul 1982

SC-R1

Gaul, Clara

09 Jun 1912

25 Oct 1984

SA-R11

Gaul, Myrtle (Critzer)

01 Sept 1919

11 Feb 2004

SC-R1

Gaul, Orville

03 Oct 1903

26 Sep 1980

SB-R1

Geike, Carl
12 Nov 1867
29 Sep 1920
death cert. father, Ludwig born in Germany
Gray, Carrie
1856
1927
wife of William

Hartline, Dale Arthur

28 Mar 1943

03 June 1995

SD-R12

Haas, Carl
1859
1909

Haas, Charlotte
1820
1909

Herman, Albertina
1861
1922

Herman, Henry
1857
1925

Herring, Bertha
1853


Herring, William
1860

age 73 years

Heyn, Donald Raymond

27 Jun 1952

05 Apr 1975

SC-R13

Heyn, Edgar

11 Aug 1918

06 Mar 1993

SC-R11

Hicks, Mary M. (Keltner)

04 May 1921

19 May 1999

SC-R12

Hora, Alex E.

25 Dec 1944

March 13, 1963

killed when hit by an automobile
near Sawyer Michigan

Hora, Barbara
1856
1923

Howard, Alta E. (Brown)

28 Mar 1878  

20 Sep 1949

widow of Edgar G Howard who
died in 1939

Kettlehut, Emil

28 Sep 1875

02 Jun 1949

arrived in the US in 1891 his wife died two weeks prior.

Kettlehut, Ralph Earl

18 Apr 1936

19 Apr 1936

1 day old son of Arnold and Mildred Kettlehut

Lausch, Bonnie Sue

December 25, 1944

March 13, 1963

SB-R5

Lausch, Rolland D.

17 Sep 1903

27 Apr 1994


Lein, Henry S.
1849
1910

Lemon, Catherine

11Aug 1847
age 35 years
Lemon, Henry

20 Mar 1874
age 65 years

Lemon, Herbert Leeds

07 Nov 1873

08 Jan 1928

age 54 years Spanish War Veteran

Lemon, Mary

13 Jul 1894
wife of Henry former wife of Wm. Curran
Livengood, Elizabeth Ann

1833
age 53 years wife of P. W.
Maer, Jake


son of M. & C. drowned in the St. Joseph River

Martin, Mrs. Anthony

30 Sep 1911

17 Jan 1977

age 76 years

Marske, Martin
10 Nov 1862
24 Jun 1917
death cert. father, Gottfried, mother Christina Dummel born in Poland
Marske, Rosalia
1832
1917

McMillen, Roland J.

30 Sep 1911

17 Jan 1977

SA-R12

McMillen, Sylvia (Florian)

17 Dec 1911

09 Jan 2004

SA-R12

Melchart, Albert J.
03 Jan 1857
11 Nov 1920
death cert. born in Germany

Menser, Mrs. Peter

19 Nov 1953

08 Jun 2004

age 68

Meyers, Catherine
1832
1907
wife of Michael
Meyers, George H.

17 Feb 1889
age 58 years
Meyers, Margaret C.
1836
1920

Meyers, Michael
1825


Meyers, Sarah J.

10 Jan 1889
age 17 years wife of John
Michael, Sussman

1869
age 66 years
Miller, Fred Sr.
02 Feb 1928 born Germany age 70 years
Narregan, Elizabeth Carroll
1852
1924

Nash, Beverly Ann (Freehling)

19 Nov 1953

08 Jun 2004


Neidlinger, Ernest

1904

1984

residence at death, Three Rivers,
St. Joseph County, Michigan

Neidlinger, George

1884
age 82 years

Neidlinger, Maxine

1911

1969


Neidlinger, Mercy

1887
age 53 years wife of G.

Nitz, Carl Sr.

13 Jul 1907

17 Nov 1980

married Ernestine Pill

Nitz, Karoline
1841
1921

O'Keefe, Maria
1854
1927

O'Keefe, Tim
1857


Orlasky, Gustave
03 Feb 1880
01 May 1926

Orlasky, Henrietta (Schrader)
21 Dec 1846
17 Jan 1919
death cert. father, William Schrader born in Germany
Petzke, Edward Sr.
1867
1925

Phillipi C.

1888
age 55 years
Phillips, Keziah R.

16 Mar 1848
age 27 years wife of Daniel

Phiscator, Melvin Vern

13 Jul 1907

17 Nov 1980

SC-R9

Prankert, Jacob
1833
1869

Prankert, Margurite (Myers)
01 Mar 1835
17 Jan 1906
wife of Jacob death cert. father Phillip Myers, mother, Katherine Knisp born in Germany

Prenkert, Albert F.

1886

01 Nov 1956

SC-R12

Prenkert, Clara S.
13 Jul 1885
22 Nov 1964

Prenkert, John Lewis
24 feb 1900
06 Jul 1971
WWII Army
Prinkert, Olive (Scott)
01 Jul 1856
19 Mar 1900
death cert. father, Charles Scott, mother Elizabeth Scofield nmae on death cert "Prenkert"
Prinkert, Phillip
1845
1927

Pschigoda, Gotfield

22 July 1862

28 Feb 1956

husband to Pauline born in Russia

Reich, Ernestina A. (Orlasky)

8 Oct 1882

28 Feb 1956

wife of August

Reisig, Frances M. (Nitz)

26 Jan 1914

20 Oct 2001

SB-R9

Reitz, Alexander

28 May 1920

05 Nov 2003


Rice, Emily

1873
age 24 years wife of A.
Richards, Eli


Co C 15th MI Infantry Civil War

Rick, Albert Franklin

05 Dec 1877

02 Mar 1953

SB-R2

Rick, Frank F.

30 May 1883

10 Jan 1965

SB-R2

Rouse, Emaline (Boyle)

27 March 1864

23 Jan 1944


Rudlaff, Beverly J.

22 Jan 1935

05 Nov 1998

S8-R1

Russell, Alvin H. Sr.

03 Mar 1909

20 Oct 1994

SA-R11

Rutledge, Dell
1862
1888
wife of F. P.

Rutledge, E. O.

1914

03 Nov 1934


Rutledge, Hiram

08 Dec 1886
age 68 years
Sassman, David
1850


Sassman, Eliza

1863
age 17 years
Sassman, Henry

1863
age 32 years
Sassman, James
1859
13 Apr 1908
death cert. named spelled "Sassaman"
Sassman, John B.
1861
1918

Sassman, Lydia
1831
1907

Sassman, Mary
1808
1888
wife of M.
Sassman, Samuel
1836
1870

Sassman, Susan
1859
1892
wife of David
Sassman, Wm. H.

1873
age 82 years

Schimps, Lt. David

1914

30 Mar 1945

burial date, 02 Aug 1949 died in Germany

Schlutt, Albert E.
06 Jun 1852
01 Oct 1916
death cert. father, Nathan, mother, Caroline Kulkuske born in Germany

Schlutt, Carol Ann

1914

07 Sept 1994


Schlutt, Hulda A.
1863


Schlutt, Irene

1915

10 Dec 1993


Schlutt, Louis A.

08 Jun 1916

09 Feb 2000

SA-R9

Schlutt, Nelson

05 Feb 1918

06 Dec 1998

SA-R9

Schmaltz, Elsie E. (Strefling)

10 Oct 1906

29 Dec 1994

SC-R2

Schmaltz, Elsie W.

1903

1984

residence at death, Niles, Michigan

Schmaltz, Julius

1903

1984


Schmaltz, Lydia M.

23 May 1914

10 Jul 1994

SC-R9

Schmitt, Katherine (Spilger)
10 Jul 1866
03 Sep 1919
death cert. father, Adam Spilger, mother, Margrett Young born in Germany

Schutz, Marie Ida (Critzer)

01 Jul 1926

27 Jun 1995


Schutze, Edward T.

24 Mar 1920

19 Apr 1998

SD-R1

Sedlack, Frank

1920

Buried on 01 Aug 1934


Seward, Sarah

1878
age 29 years wife of J.
Shinn, Francis

1870
age 22 years

Shunkwiler, Alvin

1920

02 Feb 2004


Siemon, John
25 Dec 1822
14 Jan 1884
age 61 yr, 20 d
Siemon, Sophia
03 Jan 1835
29 Jul 1890
Wife of John age 55yr, 6m, 26d
Skalla, Carl
1872
1925

Skalla, Frederick

27 Jan 1908

03 Sep 1958

SC-R11

Smith, Charles

11 Mar 1884

21 Mar 1960

OS RD

Smith, Ferdinand
24 Aug 1853
24 Nov 1920
death cert. father, Fred born in Germany

Smith, Kathryn (Shuler)

09 Sept 1889

01 Oct 1939

OS- R.2

Smith, Lydia
1858
1922

Sommers, Herbert Samuel

18 Jan 1921

24 Mar 1994

SA-R6

Spilger, George

1867

1935

age 68

Standard, Lois Elizabeth (Arend)

13 Mar 1919

26 Jan 1950

SC-R11

Starr, Alice M. (Hart)
06 Oct 1850
24 Mar 1916
death cert. father, Edward Hart, mother, Virgina Agard
Starr, Joel
24 Apr 1831
29 Sep 1900
Co. L 9th MI Infantry Civil War death cert. father, John, mother, Leah Smith
Starr, John

1874
age 73 years
Starr, Leah

1877
age 69 years wife of John
Terry, Kenyon


stone broken age 42 years

Thompson, Helen A. (Raven)

22 Mar 1914

20 Aug 2003

SA-R13

Till, Carl
1840
1924

Till, "Infant"
22 Jul 1917
22 Jul 1917
death cert. father, Carl, mother Hulda Wothier
Till, Justine
02 Aug 1845
08 Jan 1907
wife of Carl death cert. father, August Grenning born in Russia
Till, Reinhold, C.
25 Mar 1906
13 Apr 1906
death cert. father, Carl, mother Hulda Whittirck

Totzke, Myrtle (Heyn)

15 Oct 1915

01 Apr 1989

SC-R13

Weich, Larry L.

23 Dec 1944

23 Aug 1995

SC-R1

Wetzel, Hazel (Johnson)

03 March 1888

31 May 1956

SC-R3

Wetzel, Lloyd

30 Nov 1886

04 Nov 1971

SC-R3

Wright, E. D.

1874
age 27 years
Young, Bertha A.
1867
1896
wife of Conrad
Young, Conrad
11 Jan 1851
04 Jan 1912
death cert. father, Jacob born in Germany

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