Daily Times - News, Thursday, December 17, 1970
Raymond J. McConnell, 74, of 4566 N. Mission Rd., Rosebush, died Wednesday at Central Michigan Community Hospital. He as born July 7, 1896 in Ohio. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Henry's Church in Rosebush, with Fr. Max Frego officiating. Scriptural services will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the J.J. Rush Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Henry's Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude; one daughter, Mrs. Al (Marie) Cameron of Houston, Tex.; three sons, Joseph of Jackson, Timothy of Atlanta and Al of Ashland, Wis.; one sister, Mrs. Larry (Mary Louise) Heath of Flushing; three brothers, Maurice of Miami, Fl, Bernard of Rosebush and Leo of Detroit and 18 grandchildren.
Gertrude (Young) McConnell and my grandkids have mutual Murphy ancestors.