Livonia - Frank L. Colegrove, long-time resident of Livonia, died at his home here, last Saturday, Sept. 15. Born in Springwater on Sept. 16, 1877, he lacked one day of reaching his 74th birthday. His death was sudden; he was found in his back yard, apparently having suffered a heart attack.
The son of Orrin L. Colegrove and Saloma E. Robinson, both of Springwater, Frank Colegrove had long served the Village of Livonia as superintendent of streets and water. For a number of years he was an employee of the village, assuming his supervisory duties upon appointment by Mayor H. P. Reed on April 1, 1929.
His wife, the former Edna Snyder of Springwater, died in 1945.
He leaves one brother, Harvey Colegrove of Livonia, several cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held from the Reed & Reed Funeral home on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Rowsam officiating. Bearers were: Charles May, Stuart Finlay, John Morrissey, and Leon Kemp, the first three members of the village board, the fourth clerk of the board; Leonard Coykendall, town clerk, and Fred Kohler, one of Mr. Colegrove’s assistants.
Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery, Springwater.
Livonia - Mrs. Frank Colegrove, for over thirty-five years a resident of Livonia, died at her home on Linden street, Friday, Jan. 19, after a long period of illness.
Born in Springwater, Nov. 24, 1880, daughter of the late William and Mary Carpenter Snyder, she married Mr. Colegrove in 1898. Two years later they moved to Livonia where they had since made their home, with the exception of a few years spent in Illinois.
Besides her husband, she is survived by a sister, Mrs. A. W. Moore of Rochester; a brother, William L. Snyder of Springwater; two nephews and several cousins.
Funeral services were held at the Reed Funeral home Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock, with Rev. William Brown, pastor of Livonia Methodist church, officiating.
Burial was in Evergreen cemetery, Springwater.