Vere Kathryn UnderhillBorn 03 Aug 1917 in Rapid City (Clearwater Twp.), Kalkaska Co., Michigan
Died 05 Oct 2001 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse Co., Michigan
Married 20 May 1939 in [Michigan] to Russell F Driggett
Son of William Thomas Driggett and Ethel Mary Hamrock
Born 04 Mar 1919 in Charlevoix, Charlevoix Co., Michigan
Died 23 Jul 1974 in Traverse City, Grand Traverse Co., Michigan
To them were born:
- Daughter of George W and Vere Essie (Brown) Underhill, both of Michigan.
- Vere's age in the census records: in 1920, age 2-4/12; in 1930, age 12.
- Obituary, Traverse City Record-Eagle, 07 Oct 2001:
RAPID CITY - Kathryn Driggett, 84, of Rapid City, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
Kathryn was born in Rapid City on Aug. 3, 1917, the daughter of George and Vere Underhill. Kathryn married Russell Driggett on May 20, 1939. They were married for 35 years and had nine children. She loved gardening, her family and watching her grandchildren play.
Surviving are her loving family, daughters, Helen Kay Buchan of Traverse City, Dianna (Kelly) Seeley of Kalkaska, Jacquelynn E. (Robert) Hulett of Traverse City, Betty Ann (Don) Perrin of Fife Lake, Mona Sue (Stephen) Saunders of Rapid City; son, Charles J. (Teresa) Driggett of Rapid City; brother, William (Rose) Underhill of Rapid City; sisters, Jeanne (John) Kerr of Lansing, Ida (Raymond) Linderleaf of Rapid City; 36 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, Russell, in 1974; children, Russell Lee in 1990, George William in 1966, Kathleen in 1934; brothers, Jack Underhill and George Underhill; and granddaughter, Loretta Hulett Lentz in 1998.
A memorial service honoring Kathryn will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Clearwater Township Hall. Pastor Tim Hall of the Rapid City Church of Christ will be officiating. Immediately following, there will be a luncheon.
Memorials may be made in behalf of Kathryn Driggett to Rapid City Elementary P.T.O.
Arrangements by Wolfe Funeral Home in Kalkaska.
- 1920 - U.S. Census, Michigan, Kalkaska Co.,
Clearwater Twp., E.D. 221, Sheet No. 3B [=214 verso], 64-65, 07 Jan 1920
- 1930 - U.S. Census, Michigan, Kalkaska Co.,
Clearwater Twp., E.D. 40-4, Sheet No. 4A [=10], 85-87, 12 Apr 1930