Clara E. MAY b.3 July 1920 Big Rapids, MI
d.21 April 2011 Carson City, Montcalm, MI
William A. MAY (1893-1942)
Nettie E. SPICER (1894-1985)
married 18 Feb 1913 Traverse City, MI
children: JOHNSEN
  1. Barbara L. (b.~1940)
  2. Clara M. (b.~1940)
  3. Jack L. (b.1944 d.2002)
  4. Harold
siblings: MAY
    William & Nettie had 4 children.
research of Kevin Everingham of MI, 2013:

1913 Grand Traverse County, MI Marriage Record (vol.2, Pg.1, #14)... "William A. May 21, b.Newaygo Co., s/o William May & Anna Heaton... married 18 February 1913 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse, Michigan, to... Nettie E. Spicer 18, b.Sparta, MI, d/o Frank Spicer & Jennie Schiedel. "

1940 CENSUS Ward 2, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI (EnDist 86-79, Sheet 13A, family #283) .... Carroll Johnson 29, b.MI, residence in 1935; Big Rapids, MI,.. Clara Johnson 19, wife,... Barbara Johnson, 0, daughter.

1942 Kent County Death Record... "William A. May 49, b.27 Jan 1893 White Cloud, MI, married, died 17 September 1942 at Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. s/o William May & Anna Eaton.

2002 Funeral Card ... In loving memory of Jack L. Johnsen, born June 23, 1944 Grand Rapids, Michigan... Death November 3, 2002 Grand Rapids, MI. Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Carson City, Michigan, Rev. James Barrett officiating. Interment; Bloomer Township Cemetery, Carson City, MI.

2011 Grand Rapids Press, April 23, 2011 Obituary... "JOHNSEN - Clara E. Johnsen, age 90, of Carson City, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Carson City Hospital. Funeral services for Clara will be held Friday, April 29, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, exit 57 Building in Carson City, with Pastor Jim Barrett officiating. Interment will be in Bloomer Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 12 noon until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of Choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home. Clara was born July 3, 1920 in Big Rapids, the second of four children, to William and Nettie (Spicer) May. She worked at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids for 20 years and had been a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Carson City. She is survived by three children, Barbara L. Lawton of Grand Rapids, Clara Everingham of Carson City, and Harold Johnsen of Kentwood. Also eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Clara was preceded in death by her parents and son, Jack Johnsen.

Goodwell cemetery, Newaygo County, MI... "William A. May (1893-1942),.. Nettie E. May (1894-1985). +several other MAY burials here."

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