Berrien County Genealogy Project presents...

Shanghai Memorial Cemetery

Pipestone Township, Eau Claire, Michigan


This cemetery is owned by Pipestone Township. It is still in use today and is well cared for. It is located on the east side of Park Road abt. three tenths of a mile south of the Naomi & Park Road intersection. The information here consists of transcriptions of headstone readings. I welcome corrections and additional information. Look for additional information on this page in the near future.

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Deceased Birth Date Death Date Inscriptions / Comments
Abel, Frank   Jan. 7, 1923 May 11, 1994 Sgt. U.S. Army, WWII
Abel, Jack 1917 1980 Married Jan. 1, 1941
Abel, Mary E. 1921   [Wife of Jack]
Abel, Wanda J. Dec. 7, 1926 . nee: Thumm
Adams, Diana   1944  
Adams, Louis 1917 1978  
Adams, Naomi G. Mar. 9, 1932    
Adams, Rose   1920  
Adams, Victor R. Mar. 6, 1936    
Aldrich, Bartel Bartz  1909 1979 TEC. 4, U.S. Army, WWII
Allerton, Anna L. July 14, 1907 Aug. 5, 1982  
Allerton, Donald W. July 11, 1903 July 17, 1979  
Angell, Carrie H.  1883 1969  
Angell, Henry C. 1872 1962  
Aubil, Jackie Layne Feb. 9, 1959 Jan. 9, 1996  
Bach, Helmut  Aug. 2, 1923 Nov. 7, 1990 Brother
Bach, Olga June 26, 1911   Sister
Bailey, Kasey Marie  Dec 25, 1998 Feb 9, 1999   
Bashman, Eleanor M. 1923   nee Stark
Benson, Barbara J. Sept. 19, 1954 June 1, 1993 Bruce, Adam & Tony - Gods greatest gift returned to him - our Mother and my Wife.
Blaylock, Cecil Lydia Sept. 11, 1908 Sept. 13, 1991 Beloved Mother
Blaylock, Margareete A. Apr. 12, 1936    
Blaylock, Ted B. July 23, 1927 May 11, 1986 [Veteran U.S. Armed Forces flag holder]
Bruce, Adam       
Bryant, P. Ellen  Oct. 11, 1918 Oct. 22, 1982 "Teardrop" Club 15
Burroughs, Warren D.  1923 1982 Sgt. U.S. Army, WWII
Butler, Betty J. June 5, 1928   Our Grandparents & Great Grandparents
Butler, Charles E.  Apr. 2, 1929 Apr. 24, 1994 Dad "My Brounie"
Cantrell, Fred L.  Mar. 25, 1925 Mar. 22, 1988  
Cantrell, Margie H. Apr. 22, 1927    
Cardenas, Carlota Sept. 16, 1920 Nov. 19, 1986 Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother
Carlson, Jerry John  July 17, 1942   Married Sept. 4, 1960
Carlson, Mary Jane May 26, 1942 Aug. 3, 1989 [Wife of Jerry]
Churchill, Margaret D.  Dec. 14, 1943    
Churchill, Mildred L. Apr. 11, 1926   Married Nov. 6, 1944, Midland, TX
Churchill, Ronald E. "Ron"  Aug. 16, 1940 Dec. 1, 1985  
Churchill, R.V. Alvin Dec. 13, 1922 Nov. 19, 1994 Dad [Husband to Mildred L.]
Churchill, R.V. Alvin Dec. 13, 1922 Nov. 19, 1994 Cpl. U.S. Army Air Corps., WWII, 8th Air Force, 110th Bomb GP
Cole, Maud  Oct. 14, 1905 Aug. 22, 1991  
Cole, Willie Lee Feb. 27, 1906 Jan. 13, 1993  
Collins, Jeffrey Lynn Mar. 15, 1966 Sept. 13, 1976 Our Dear Son
Cooper, E. Jean  Jan. 29, 1919 Sept. 9, 1980  
Culgar, Luis Augusta Oct. 5, 1896 Sept. 21, 1984 Teacher in Shanghai, China & Shanghai, MI
Culbertson, Doris Aug. 13, 1924   nee Franz [Living in 2003]
Culbertson, Jim May 19, 1920 June 28, 1987 PFC U.S. Marine Corps, WWII [Husband to Doris, brother to Clarence, b. Ohio Co., KY]
Daniels, Timothy Dale Aug. 26, 1958 July 3, 1987  
Davis, Alta Mae  Aug. 20, 1901 Aug. 3, 1994 nee Cochran
Davis, Benjamin Ervin July 4, 1894 Mar. 22, 1986 [Veteran U.S. Armed Forces flag holder. Military issued marker.]
Davis, Emma Elizabeth Dec. 14, 1909 Jan. 7, 1983  
Davis, Harold G. 1932   Dad
Davis, Lawrence  Nov. 25, 1907 Aug. 1, 1989  
Davis, Sharon Faye Dec. 14, 1957 Mar. 23, 1996  
Davis, Vanessa Mae Aug. 23, 1954 Oct. 28, 1990  
Davis, Yvonne Mae Aug. 23, 1954 Oct. 28, 1990  
Day-Miller, Dorothy Mae  1925 1985 Our Beloved Mother
Dewey, Frances C. July 25, 1936   [Living in 2003]
Dewey, Vincent L. June 21, 1933 Feb. 16, 1984 [Veteran U.S. Armed Forces flag holder. Husband of Frances. Father of Lori, Linda, Leslie and Larry.]
Dohm, Tamara A. May 5, 1963 Nov. 7, 1981  
Dolezal, Bohumil R. Aor.. 16, 1895 May 23, 1979 Pvt. U.A. Army, WWI
Felton, Douglas E. Sept. 16, 1964 Sept. 23, 1985 Married Dec. 17, 1983
Felton, Tracey Ann Oct. 15, 1965 Sept. 25, 1985 nee Hanners [Wife of Douglas E.]
Fields, Kitty C.  Jan. 13, 1938 Jan. 28, 1994  
Fields, Richard A. Dec. 22, 1931 July 5, 1996 Husband and Father
Fisher, Ben May 14, 1914 June 22, 1986  
Fisher, Chloris Sept. 4, 1916 Dec. 2, 1993  
Gilliam, Walter Willis, Sr.  Feb. 2, 1898 Dec. 22, 1983 Pvt. U.S. Army, WWII [Military issued marker]
Gonzales, Victor G.  Apr. 12, 1919 Jan. 24, 1990 Beloved Husband, Father & Grandfather
Gray, Paul Alton  April 14, 1930 April 30, 2003 (b. Lake Placid, NY, d. Sodus Township, Berrien Co.) Father of Barbara (Benson), Rhonda (Vickery), Donna (Arent), Paula (Pickard).
Griffin, Frank P.  1956 1985  
Griffin, Gene T. Sept. 24, 1926 Sept. 17, 1994  
Hardin, Benjamin Seth    May 14, 1973  
Hass, Kerry Karl July 13, 1958 June 21, 1980 [Attended Eau Claire, High School. Killed in tractor accident.]
Hasse, Herbert R.  Sept. 3, 1928 Jan. 1, 1992 Married Sept. 15, 1951
Hasse, Norma J. Jan. 20, 1931   [Wife of Herbert R.]
Hayden, Charles Sr.  1913 1989 [Husband of Marie.]
Hayden, Marie  1917 1988 Married June 17, 1933; Mother
Hensley, James Roy Feb. 4, 1947 Mar. 11, 1978 SP4, U.S. Army
Herbert, Merwyn L. 1933 1992 [Veteran U.S. Armed Forces flag holder]
Hicks, Irene   1907 1971  
Hicks, Raymond M. 1897 1971  
Hopkins, Julie Ann    Aug. 19, 1976  
Ingram, Allie L.  Nov. 20, 1917 Aug. 17, 1984  
Ingram, John J. Nov. 7, 1919 Feb. 19, 1989  
Ingram, John James Nov. 7, 1919 Feb. 19, 1989 S1 U.S. Navy, WWII (Military headstone)
Iserecht, Ervin Earl  Jan. 11, 1932 Apr. 30, 1975 A1C U.S. Air Force, Korea
Johnson, Matthew John  Aug. 16, 1991 Oct. 25, 1991  
Kasun, Charles Dec. 8, 1933 Nov. 2, 1995 [Husband to Dorothy]
Kasun, Charles Dec. 8, 1933 Nov. 2, 1995 CPL U.S. Army, Korea (military headstone)
Kasun, Dorothy  Dec. 24, 1935   [nee Trail, b. McHenry, Ohio Co., KY, Living in 2003]
Kasun, Lestie M. 1912 1992 Married Oct. 27, 1926
Kasun, Thomas M.  1908 1987 [Husband to Lestie M.]
Krugh, Beth Ann  Aug. 10, 1963 Aug. 11, 1965  
Krugh, Clifford Gene July 26, 1927 Jan. 4, 1985  
Krugh, David C. 1900 1973  
Krugh, Vida M. 1904    
LaVanway, Ivan D.  Oct. 14, 1901 Dec. 1980 Husband of Nila 
LaVanway, Nila C. May 12, 1903 Aug. 1980 nee Massie, Wife of Ivan D.
Lay, Kenneth E. 1930 1984 PFC U.S. Army
Linderoth, Eva P.  Mar. 29, 1901 Feb. 7, 1996  
Luft, Carlene Jan 24, 1933   [Wife to John; living in 2003, Mother to Jackie and Richard]
Luft, John Jan. 30, 1932 Oct. 10, 1994  
Maxfield, Laverne E.  July 28, 1917 Aug. 13, 1984 Married Nov. 21, 1940
Maxfield, Louis C. Apr. 30, 1914 Dec. 8, 1980 [Husband to Laverne E.]
McAfee, Ruth Ella Cole Dec. 14, 1924 July 22, 1996 "Lathesia" In loving memory of my Mom
McDaniel, J.B. 1915 1982  
McDaniel, Odema C. "Carry" 1906 1982  
McTye, Neomi  Mar. 14, 1916 Oct. 11, 1971  
Michael, Dale A. Dec. 23, 1936 Mar. 13, 1994 Married Sept. 28, 1958 [Husband to Joann R.]
Michael, Joann R. Jan. 4, 1939   nee Schaus [Mother to Brian, Sherrie & Leslie]
Miller, Conrad Verion  Feb. 24, 1921 Oct. 25, 1991 Sgt. U.S. Army, WWII
Miller, D.L.      
Miller, DeWayne E. Mar. 5, 1935 Oct. 31, 1992 Married Oct. 4, 1969
Miller, Florida  Sept. 17, 1914    
Moore, Fred W. Dec. 12, 1899 Aug. 16, 1982  
Moore, Linda C.  May 18, 1943   [Wife to DeWayne E.]
Mueller, Leota Hodge  Nov. 6, 1916 Feb. 25, 1987 Mother, Grandmother & Great Grandmother
Neal, Laura B. Apr. 15, 1927    
Neal, Walter M. Nov. 16, 1923 Dec. 31, 1985  
Neal, Walter M. 1923 1985 PFC U.S. Army, WWII
Paredes, Angelica Charlotte    Mar. 3, 1981  
Parker, Floyd Nov. 21, 1906    
Parker, Mary Feb. 1, 1898 May 7, 1990  
Parritt, Billy 1930    
Parritt, Charles L. July 3, 1919 Mar. 19, 1980 Married Mar. 4, 1936, Pvt. U.S. Army, WWII [Military issued marker]
Parritt, Ethel 1910    
Parritt, Ike 1913 1972  
Parritt, Nadine Oct. 6, 1920 Jan. 26, 1987 [Wife of Charles L.]
Paustian, Barbara Ann  Mar. 15, 1956 Mar. 23, 1975  
Paustian, Ernest 1906 1984  
Paustian, Irving A. Dec. 17, 1913    
Paustian, Maxine L. July 27, 1924 June 30, 1987  
Peachy, Clara L.  1937 1992 Married July 11, 1953
Peachy, Walter W. Mar. 24, 1931 Dec. 9, 1978 Cpl. U.S. Army, Korea [Military issued marker]
Peppel, Anna H.  1900 1985 Mother
Peppel, David A. 1943 1973 Son
Phillips, Murl C.  July 2, 1920 Dec. 28, 1990 U.S. Army, WWII
Preston, Dale 1917    
Preston, Keeley 1965 1991  
Preston, Lois 1925    
Priebe, Rein  1905 1974  
Priebe, Tabea 1905 1975  
Rakauski, Mary       
Rakauski, Phil 1909 1981  
Rapp, Michael D., Sr.  Nov. 7, 1914 Aug. 29, 1982  
Rapp, Agnes M. Oct. 5, 1920    
Reinholt, Herman May 8, 1905 Jan. 11, 1988  
Reinholt, Lydia Apr. 12, 1915 Nov. 4, 1987  
Renfroe, Doris E.  Apr. 2, 1938 Dec. 24, 1985 Married Mar. 26, 1960
Renfroe, Willie H. Sept. 2, 1931   [Husband of Doris E.]
Rock, Elsie L.  1927 1988 Mother
Rock, Loyal M. Feb. 15, 1910 Dec. 20, 1984 Married Nov. 9, 1929
Rock, Ruby G. Apr. 15, 1912 July 23, 1994  
Sanders, Helen M. Oct. 21, 1920    
Sanders, Melvin J. Feb. 17, 1922 Mar. 9, 1994  
Sanderson, Candy Sue 1978 1978  
Schlipp, Karl C.  Feb. 2, 1912 Nov. 25, 1977  
Schlipp, Nettie M. June 29, 1916    
Scoggin, Luther O.  Apr. 22, 1911 Dec. 3, 1983  
Sells, Charles R. July 24, 1918    
Sells, Shirley R. Aug. 17, 1926 Nov. 29, 1985  
Speltzer, Arthur W.  Oct. 29, 1927   Lobe Den HerrnO Meine Seele
Speltzer, Dorothy Dec. 26, 1930 Nov. 9, 1988 nee Wolske
Thom, Thomas III      Grandson
Thumm, Mildred L. Oct. 7, 1903 June 27, 1988 nee LaPorte, Married Apr. 1, 1926
Thumm, Russell S.  May 23, 1907 Aug. 14, 1990  
Tillman, Dorothy Nov. 26, 1934 Mar. 11, 1987 Married Aug. 26, 1961
Tillman, Gene Oct. 17, 1933   [Husband of Dorothy] 
Trail, John Wm. "Bill"  Feb. 28, 1927 July 19, 1996 S2, U.S. Navy, WWII [Military issued marker]
Trail, Karrie L. Dec. 16, 1952 June 2, 1990  
Turbyfill, Oscar P.  Feb. 19, 1919 Feb. 25, 1994 SSgt. U.S. Air Force, WWII
Unknown      [Foundation, no marker; betw. Terry L. Wymer & Aline Weber.]
Unknown      [Foundation, betw. Joann Michael & Matthew Johnson.] 
Unknown     [Foundation, no marker; betw. Michael Rapp & Walter Gilliam.]
Unknown      [Foundation, no marker; betw. Eva Linderoth & Harold Davis.]
Unknown      [Unmarked grave; Veteran U.S. Armed Forces flag holder.]
Vladic, William J. May 13, 1932 Oct. 16, 1992 Sgt. U.S. Army, Austria
Walker, Ola Mae  May 15, 1920 Apr. 30, 1996  
Walker, Rev. Robert Lee Feb. 15, 1907 May 13, 1979  
Weber, Aline   May 29, 1903 Feb. 19, 1987  
Weber, Allen V. Feb. 16, 1909 May 16, 1991 [Veteran U.S. Armed Forces flag holder]
Welche, Lee Roy Sr.  Jan. 1, 1912 Sept. 1, 1982 Married June 18, 1940, Sgt. U.S. Army, WWII [Military issued marker]
Welche, Pearl L. Sept. 7, 1918   [Wife of Lee Roy]
Woodruff, Bobby L.  1941 1979  
Woodruff, Corbett S. 1900 1979  
Woodruff, Glenn R.  1937 1990  
Woodruff, M. Lucille 1909 1986  
Wymer, Terry L. Jan. 20, 1947 Feb. 21, 1978 .

[A Memorial consisting of two benches, inscribed as follows.]

In honor of those who served and in memory of those who gave their lives in World War II: Wesley Graham, Robert Johnson, Duane Kesterke, Murl Partridge, Dale Rantz, Emil Reschke, Henry Reschke, William Suits, Arthur Walters. Erected by Pipestone Township, 1950.

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