The Alpena News, August 2, 1944


Mrs. Frank Herron


Mrs. Frank Herron, 69, died Tuesday afternoon [Aug. 1] at her home in Wilson township. She was taken ill about a year ago with a heart ailment, her condition becoming serious three months ago.


Mrs. Herron was born May 12, 1875, in Canada and came to Wilson township when a child of 7 with her parents, the late Mr. And Mrs. John Compeau.


Surviving Mrs. Herron are one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Morrison, Wilson; two sisters, Mrs. David Frechette, Alpena; Mrs. Paul Duchene, Detroit; and four brothers, Israel Compeau, Wilson; Antoine and Henry Compeau, Alpena; and Arthur, Ypsilanti.


Funeral will be Friday at 10 at St. Rose church, the Rev. Lucien Bourget officiating. Interment in Alpena at Holy Cross cemetery.




Marriage notes for Frank Herron and Anna Compeau

State of Michigan Record of Marriages

Francis N. Herron, 27 of Wilson-twp, MI, born in Mich. Father George Herron, mother Catherine Link

Anna Compeau, 20, of Wilson-twp, MI, born in Canada, father John Compeau, mother unknown

Married, Jan. 18. 1896 in Alpena by C.H. deGuoy, pastor St. Anne’s Cath. Church

Witnesses Charles Despres and Adele Despres of Alpena, MI

First marriage for each.



Frank and Anna's grave in Holy Cross Cemetery, Alpena, MI.




[Quoted from The Herron Family of Alpena County, Ruth Ann Cochrane and Clyde A. Morrison, June 26, 1998, in the Alpena Public Library, R Gen. 929.1 Herr]




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