This is the obituary for my husband’s great grand-uncle, Stephen Zit Green, the brother of Fred Ozro Green. It was published in the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Michigan on August 11, 1970.
Obituary for Stephen Zit Green
GREEN, Mr. Stephen Z.
Age 85, passed away Monday afternoon at Lakeview Community Hospital, Paw Paw. Mr. Green was born Feb. 27, 1885, in Kendall, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Abner Green and was a life resident of this area. He retired from Ingersolls in Kalamazoo. Mr. Green is survived by 4 sons and one daughter, Azel A. of Posen, Ill., Stephen D. of St. Petersburg, Fla., Francis W. of Niles, Chester A. of Kendall and Mrs. Bonnie A. Allen of Lawrence; one brother, John of California; one sister, Mrs. Rachel (Nell) Watkins of Kalamazoo; a step-brother, Francis Forbes of Rupert Lake; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, 2 sons, a brother and a sister. Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. from the Gobles Chapel of the Robbins Funeral Home, Rev. Paul Arnstrom officiating. Burial in Kendall Cemetery.