Descendants of Captain Arthur Fenner

Howard Fenner & Marjorie Straehly

[b 28 July 1898 at Branch Co., MI; d 3 Apr. 1974 in Sturgis, MI] Howard William Fenner m Marjorie Lavinia Straehly, daughter of Methuselah Straehly and — (Williams) Straehly. They first lived in Sturgis, MI, then in Parchment, MI, and Vine Street in Kalamazoo, MI, before moving back to Sturgis. They owned Fenner’s Drive-In at Sturgis (600 W. Chicago Road).

1. Barbara June [b 1 June 1921] m Roland E. Palmquist.
2. Beverly Joyce [b 30 Dec. 1923 at Sturgis, MI; d 29 July 1927] died of burns at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, MI.
3. Vivian Joanne [b 27 Aug. 1924] m James Smiley.
4. Howard William Jr. [b/d 1926] died at birth at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 

   Fenner's Drive-In, Sturgis, MI (from a Sturgis High School yearbook)

   Fenner's Drive-In, Sturgis, MI (from a Sturgis High School yearbook)


Lineage:
Arthur | Thomas | Thomas | Daniel | Thomas | William | Nathaniel Collins | Corydon | Nelson | Howard

Sources:
1. Howard's memorial at FindAGrave.com, no. 59398750
2. Eva Fenner, Notes, 1035. Letter to Eva Fenner from Mabel Maakestad, 22 Dec. 1963.