I thought of checking this database after reading the blog "Sandusky History," about Judge Thomas M. Sloane, who graduated from the University of Michigan.
Univ. of Michigan - Necrology File Index Results Page
Name Death Date Degree Maid. Name Sup. File Mil. Box
Sloane, Thomas M. Mar. 22, 1920 LL.B. 1880 613
The newspaper clipping below is a sample of what I found in U of M graduate Adelia McCrea's file (Box 423) several years ago (before the necrology file index was online).