Monday, September 20, 2010

Peter Christian & Elizabeth Mary (Weber) Worm

Peter Christian Worm, son of Thomas and Barbara (Miller) Worm, was born 15 April 1870 in Crawford County, Ohio and died 1 Sept 1953 at Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.  He married Elizabeth Mary "Lizzie" Weber 15 Jan 1895 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hannah, Grand Traverse County, Michigan.  She was born 30 Aug 1877 in Allegan County, Michigan to Joseph and Mary Ann (Wolf) Weber and died 25 May 1956.

Gravestone of Peter and Elizabeth (Weber) Worm - St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Hannah, Grand Traverse County, Michigan
Obituary of Peter C. Worm - Record Eagle, Traverse City, Michigan, 2 Sept 1953, page 15
"Peter C. Worm, 83, passed away Tuesday afternoon at his home, South Sprice street, after a lingering illness.

Mr. Worm was born in New Washington, Ohio April 15, 1870, came to this region with his parents in 1884 and settled at Hannah.  On Jan. 16, 1895 he was married to Elizabeth Weber and the couple made their home on a farm near Hannah until 1906 when they came to Traverse City, where he has since resided.

Surviving besides his widow, one son, Joseph T. Worm, and one daughter, Mrs. Ralph Eagleton, both of this city; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren, four brothers, Ben, Neil and Lawrence of this city and Adam of Hannah; three sisters, Mrs. John DeFer of this city, Mrs. Ivan Umlor of Hannah, and Mrs. Kate Fasel of Hannah and several nieces and nephews.

Three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Immaculate Conception church and the Holy Name Society.

The body was taken to the Reynolds Funeral Home where the rosary will be recited Thursday evening at 8:00 o'clock.  Funeral servies will be held at 9:00 o'clock Friday morning at the Immaculate Conception church with Father Russell Passean officiating.  Burial will be made in the Hannah cemetery."

Peter Christian and Elizabeth Mary (Weber) Worm had
Gravestone of Barbara M. Worm - St. Mary's
Catholic Cemetery, Hannah, Michigan
three children:

1 - Joseph Thomas Worm (1895-1974)
2 - Barbara M. Worm was born 14 June 1897 and died 27 June 1897.
3 - Pearlena Katherine Worm (1910-1996)

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