Name:    Leon Jermain VanDeusen

From:  The Adrian Daily Telegram, Adrian, Michigan
Date:  Tuesday, April 21, 1970       

CLINTON -- Leon J. VanDeusen, 75, of 628 Jackson Street, Clinton, died Monday at 9:45 a.m. at Herrick Hospital. He had been in failing health the past two years. He was born May 29, 1894 in Adrian Township. On June 1, 1917, he married Mabel Schrader, who survives.

Mr. VanDeusen was a farmer and a Justice of the Peace in Clinton for 37 years. He was a lifelong resident of the area. He attended Tipton and Adrian schools. He was a member of the United Church of Christ of Clinton and a member of the Clinton Masonic Lodge 175. He had been a member of the Rotary Club for many years and was the secretary and treasurer of the organization for several years. Mr. VanDeusen was active in many community affairs.

Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Mrs. Edward (Eleanor) Miller of Denver, Colo.; two sons, Larry, at home and Stanley of Ontario, Calif.; seven grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Agnes Geiger of Clinton. He was preceded in death by one son and one brother.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Proctor Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Earl Lawrence will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Clinton.  There will be a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.