Grand Rapids Press, November 8, 1916

Harley C. Bement of Allendale Passes Away

Zeeland, Nov. 8—Harley Bement, a pioneer of Western Michigan, is dead, aged eighty-three years. The funeral was held at the residence in Allendale today. Ten children survive: Albert of Zeeland, Harley and Pearl De Rosie of Allendale, Dora Simon of New York City, Benjamin of Grand Rapids, Clement of Bay City, Lemuel of Oregon, Charles and Mrs. Anna Lacy of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Mrs. Maude Chapman of Birmingham, Ala.

Mr. Bement was a member of the G. A. R. and a Justice of the Peace for twenty years. For thirty-three years he was a resident of Allendale and was married fifty-nine years. Mrs. Bement died last year.

(Harley Bement served in Co. I, 13th Michigan Infantry and is buried in Allendale Cemetery.)

Transcriber: Joan Van Spronsen
Created: 17 December 2007


Transcribed by Joan Van Spronsen