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|Clyde Everett Van Tuyl 1896|
They had seven children;
Reita Louise April 30, 1924 -
Stanley Morris August 21, 1925 - September 16, 1925
Lois Jean October 4, 1926 -
Lyle Dewain June 9, 1928 - February 17, 1977
Marvin Hurley September 17, 1931 -
Ruby Marie March 9, 1933 - December 11, 1998
Lewis Arnold February 9, 1935 - September 4, 1996
On the left; The Van Tuyl family picture taken in 1940
at 205 5th Avenue, Three Rivers Michigan. First
Arnold and Ruby Marie. Second
Row: Lois Jean, Lyle Dewain
and Marvin Hurley. Third Row: Elsie
Mae, Everett and Rieta Louise
In the center; Elsie Mae (Cantwell) Van Tuyl taken about 1952, 46 years old. This picture was taken at Lois and John's house at 816 Buckhout Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
On the right: Clyde Everett sharpening his lawnmower.
On the left; Clyde Everett took his own picture, 1943.
On the right; Summer of 1942, Ray Cantwell and Pearl, with Loyd Cantwell and Kuman getting ready to leave. Everett, Elsie, Lyle and Ruby are also in the picture.
On the left; Truck driven by Clyde Everett in the early 1930's while working for the city of Three Rivers.
On the right; This is picture of family car (license Plate No LN-46-36 1942) taken in summer of 1942 at Hoffman Street Bridge Three Rivers, MI. Lewis Arnold Van Tuyl always sat on the hood as he was scared of the water. We worked hoeing in our big vegetable garden every Saturday then dad took us to the river to swim before going home.
Published in Three Rivers Commercial November 16, 1945
Clyde Edward Van Tuyl died at University hospital Thursday morning where
he had been hospitalized for a week. He suffered declining health for
the past eight years. He was born near Cassopolis, Oct.15, 1896, son of
James and Emaline (Cox) Van Tuyl. He was united in marriage to Elsie
Cantwell of Lake City, July 14, 1923. The family came to Three Rivers in
1925 where he was an employee of the city until 1937 when his health
failed. He was well liked by his fellow employees. Survivors, beside the
widow, are three daughters, Mrs. Gerald Walters, Lois and Ruby Van Tuyl,
three sons, Lyle, Marvin and Lewis, of Three
Rivers; two grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Carl Thomas of Marshall and
Mrs. Ray Jacobs of Michigan Center. Services will be held from Balch
chapel, Sunday at two o’clock, Rev. E. Knight Worth officiating. Interment will be made in the Hanson cemetery near
in the Three Rivers Commercial, Monday, October 21, 1974
Elsie M. (Van Tuyl) Hamilton, Age 67, formerly of Three Rivers, Died
early Saturday morning at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born on
March 8, 1907, in Missaukee County, Michigan, the daughter of John and
Catherine (Jacobs) Cantwell. On July 14, 1923, she was married to Clyde
E. Van Tuyl in Lake City, Michigan, and moved to Three Rivers in 1925.
Mr. Van Tuyl died in 1945. She attended the Three Rivers Church
of the Nazarene. She made her home in Kalamazoo and was married to
Irving Hamilton on February 2, 1959. He died in 1961. Mrs. Hamilton is
survived by six children: Mrs. Gerald (Reita) Walter of Three Rivers,
Mrs. Lois Boyd of Vicksburg, Mrs. Forest (Ruby) Wright of Colorado
Springs, Colorado, Lyle and Marvin Van Tuyl both of Kalamazoo, and Lewis
Van Tuyl of Vicksburg; 28 grandchildren; 11 great grand-children;
one sister, Mrs. James Sanderson, of Clayton Mich., Five brothers, Clare
of Newberry, Mich., Ray of Fife Lake, Mich. and Harold, Lloyd and Keith
all of Lansing; four step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Morris Stanley, her
parents and two brothers. Religious services for Mrs. Hamilton will be
held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. from the Halverson Chapel with the Rev.
Franklin D. Garton of the Three Rivers Church of the Nazarene
will be at the Hansen-Crawford Cemetery near Edwardsburg, Mich.
Information: Marvin H. Van Tuyl
Pictures: Marvin H. Van Tuyl