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Forest Lawn Cemetery
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

11851 Van Dyke Ave.
Detroit, MI 48234
313-921-6960

Lat: 42° 24' 42"N, Lon: 083° 01' 41"W

This is an older cemetery with all types of burials: upright monumental stones, above ground tombs, family burial areas, in ground burials and cremations, as times have changed new areas were developed. There is a black wrought iron fence with stone posts around the perimeter.

This is not a complete listing of burials in this cemetery! The records below were provided by contributors to Interment.net. Last edited Oct 09, 2012. Total records = 119.

Letters appearing in brackets [ ] at the end of each record refer to the person who submitted the record to this website. Please visit the Submitter's Index Page to view the submitter details.

Adamski, Phyllis V., b. 8 Jul 1923, d. Jan 1972, w/o Raymond F, [JW]
Adamski, Raymond F., b. 24 May 1921, d. 30 Jun 1994, Pfc US Army WWII, h/o Phyllis V, [JW]
Ballard, Floyd A, b. Jan 14, 1915, d. Apr 6 1985, h/o Maisie, [PM]
Ballard, Maisie Grace, b. Jan 1922, d. 1979, [PM]
Barthel, Frederick, b. 1866, d. 1922, h/o Ida (Bowman), funeral from his home, [JB]
Barthel, Ida, b. 1868, d. 1924, w/o Frederick Barthel, funeral from dau home, [JB]
Bergman, Freida C. Clavehn, b. 04 Feb 1892, d. 28 Jan 1968, w/o John Casper Bergman, d/o Christian Clavehn and Wilhemine Marie Schroeder, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Bergman, Henry Herman Jr, b. 01 Jul 1924 (twin), d 18 Mar 1973, h/o Lucille Catherine Helinski, s/o Henry Herman Bergman Sr , [MR]
Bergman, Henry Herman Sr, b. 28 Oct 1893, d. 19 Oct 1986, h/o Julia (Soik) Soyka, s/o William Bergmann and Katherine Yager, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Bergman, John Casper, b. 11 Jan 1888, d 14 Jan 1962, h/o Freida C. Clavehn, s/o William Bergmann and Katherine Yager, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Bergman, Julia (Soik) Soyka, b. 06 Oct 1895 Posen Germany/Poland, d. 11 May 1967, w/o Henry Herman Bergman Sr, d/o Anthony Soyka and Anna Dettloff, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Bergman, Mabel Peters, b. 27 Dec 1889 Woodstock Ontario Canada, d. 16 Jul 1946, w/o August Albert Bergman, d/o Charles Peters and Cornelia (...), Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Bergman, William, b. 28 Mar 1876, d. 30 Jul 1963, s/o William Bergmann and Katherine Yager, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Bergmann, Katherine Yager, b. 11 Dec 1852, d. 02 Apr 1940, w/o William Bergmann, d/o George Yager I and Elizabeth Steinacker, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Bergmann, William, b. 04 Sep 1849 Germany, d. 31 Aug 1937, h/o Katherine Yager, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Binge, Victoria Ann Johnson, b. 21 Aug 1861, d. 15 Apr 1928, w/o William Binge, d/o John Johnson and Elizabeth Vokes, Sec 19 Lot 6, [MR]
Binge, William, b. 06 Dec 1859 Grosse Pointe Twp MI, d. 12 Feb 1936, h/o Victoria Ann Johnson, s/o Henry (Binger/Bingham) Binge and Caroline Arct, Sec 19 Lot 6, [MR]
Boelter, John, b. 14 Jun 1897, d. 11 Apr 1949, Pvt 56 AM TN CAC WWI, [DM]
Boelter, Pearl F., b. 21 Mar 1901, d. 2 Sep 1982, w/o John, d/o George and Jennie Weaver, [DM]
Bragg, Donald M., b. Nov 23, 1949, d. Nov 24, 1949, s/o Marvin and Maxine, Sec 20 L-27 #4, [LB]
Breyman, Clementine, b. 15 Mar 1897, d. 16 Oct 1958, dau of Konstant and Josefa Stawicki, [MM]
Burton, George, b. 21 Feb 1867 Ontario Canada, d. 20 May 1929, 2nd h/o Mary Ellen Johnson, s/o Allen Burton and Elizabeth Gibson, Sec 19 Lot 131, [MR]
Burton, Mary Ellen Johnson Watson, b. 21 Mar 1866, d. 14 Mar 1947, w/o Vernal Watson and George Burton, d/o John Johnson and Elizabeth Vokes, Sec 19 Lot 131, [MR]
Carter, Leo M., b. 4 Mar 1923, d. 30 Jan 1984, h/o Marguerite (Blake) Carter, s/o John Campbell and Sadie Mae (Lunn) Campbell Carter [Military stone, Army WWII and Navy Korea], [JB]
Carter, Marguerite A. (Blake), b. 9 May 1923, d. 20 Jan 1990, w/o Leo M. Carter, d/o Joseph A. and Marguerite C. Blake, [JB]
Cornelius, Richard G., Sr., b. 26 Oct 1880, d. 10 Aug 1959, [MT]
Cottrell, Ella Melcher, b. 1898, d. 1961, d/o Herman and Pauline, [KM]
Cottrell, Francis, b. 1900, d. 1975, h/o Ella, [KM]
Dennis, Harry, b. 1880, d. 1948, h/o Clementine Breyman, [MM]
Dornbrock, Elizabeth Catherine Bergmann, b. 22 Jul 1877, d. 25 Apr 1960, 2nd w/o August Dornbrock, d/o William Bergmann and Katherine Yager, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Dunn, Pauline H., b. 11 Jun 1913, d. 29 Feb 2000, w/o Whitney Dunn, d/o Ernest M. and Margaret Kraetke, [JU]
Fielder, Helene, b. 25 Sep 1869, d. 13 Jun 1943, w/o Conrad Fiedler (Helen changed spelling), d/o Louis and Whilhelmine Kraetke, [JU]
Frederick, Adele (Della), b. 3 Jan 1880, d. 24 Jul 1947, w/o August Frederick, d/o Frank (Franz) Klatt and Lina (Carolina) Raasch, [MT]
Frederick, August F., b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 13 Apr 1952, h/o Adele Klatt, s/o Hermann Fraedrich and Maria Saum, [MT]
French, Fred, b. 1884, d. 1952, [PM]
Freuchtel, Chester H., b. 5 Jul 1889, d. 20 Jun 1957, h/o Jennie E. M. Freuchtel, [MC]
Freuchtel, Jennie E.M., b. 1 Feb 1894, d. 5 Jan 1982, w/o Chester H. Freuchtel, [MC]
Gahlau, August, b. 14 Aug 1845, d. 13 Mar 1916, [JW]
Gahlau, Ernestine, b. 8 Apr 1850, d. 14 Aug 1922, [JW]
Graff, Frederick C. V., b. 1882, d. 1958, Husband and Father, [MT]
Greenlee, James Helaire, b. 31 Mar 1925, d. 7 Aug 1963, h/o Thelma, s/o Helaire and Dorothy Greenlee, [SF]
Greig, Catherine I., b. 10 Mar 1841, d. 28 Oct 1924, w/o David Greig, [MC]
Greig, Charlotte A., b. 23 Jan 1890, d. 7 Apr 1964, w/o Edward Greig, [MC]
Greig, Edward, b. 24 Aug 1876, d. 12 Dec 1962, h/o Charlotte A Greig, [MC]
Griffiths, Jean E., b. 3 Dec 1916, d. 7 May 1989, w/o Wm A. Griffiths, [MC]
Hall, Albert E., b. 1908 d. 1992, h/o Doris, [LM]
Hall, Doris (Mitchell), b. 1911 d. 1979, w/o Albert, [LM]
Johnson, Alvin, b. 08 Jun 1905, d. 06 Sep 1905, twin s/o William Henry Johnson and Helena (Ellen) Peters, Sec 19 Lot 131, [MR]
Johnson, Elizabeth Vokes, b. 18 Jul 1838 England, d. 18 Jun 1910 Detroit, w/o John Johnson, d/o John Vokes and Eli, [MR]
Johnson, Etta Nelson, b. 14 Aug 1889, d. 24 Mar 1909, w/o George Johnson, d/o William Nelson and Hattie Morgan, [MR]
Johnson, George, b. 13 Mar 1872, d. 06 Jan 1910, h/o Etta Nelson, s/o John Johnson and Elizabeth Vokes, Sec 19 Lot 131, [MR]
Johnson, Helena (Ellen) Peters, b. 11 Oct 1869 Grosse Pointe Twp MI, d. 07 Feb 1911, 1st w/o William Henry Johnson, d/o Charles Peters and Adelaide (Delia) Leduc, Sec 19 Lot 131, [MR]
Johnson, John, b. 14 Aug 1833 England, d. 04 Oct 1915, h/o Elizabeth Vokes, Sec 19 Lot 131, [MR]
Johnson, William Henry, b. 28 Dec 1867 Grosse Pointe Twp MI, d. 12 Dec 1951, h/o Helena (Ellen) Peters, s/o John Johnson and Elizabeth Vokes, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]
Jones, Ellsworth S., b. 31 Jul 1902, d. 16 Dec 1998, h/o Marjorie Kraetke, s/o Wilfred and Ada Jones, [JU]
Jones, Marjorie F., b. 4 Aug 1904, d. 1965, w/o Ellsworth Jones, d/o Ernest M. and Margaret Kraetke, [JU]
Kraetke, Ernest F., b. 1 Mar 1908, d. 12 Nov 1993, h/o Adelaide, s/o Ernest M. and Margaret Kraetke, [JU]
Kraetke, Ernest M., b. 26 Mar 1877, d. 26 Apr 1932, h/o Margaret Farrell, s/o Louis and Wilhelmine Kraetke, [JU]
Kraetke, Louis F., b. 21 Apr 1918, d. 30 Dec 1970, h/o Mary Lorimer, s/o Ernest M. and Margaret Kraetke, [JU]
Kraetke, Margaret M., b. 26 Oct 1877, d. 19 Jun 1954, w/o Ernest M. Kraetke, d/o Michael and Sarah Farrell, [JU]
Lincoln, Charles, b. 1876, d. 1914 "Brother", [JW]
Lincoln, Elizabeth, b. 1842, d. 1912 "Mother", [JW]
MacNeill, Wallace, b. 1914, d. 1956, [MT]
Macy, Everett Gilliland, b. 29 Sep 1888, d. 23 Nov 1918, bur. 25 Nov 1918, [BM]
Melcher, Herman, b. 1870, d. 1937, [KM]
Melcher, Laurie Michaels, b. 1 Dec 1955, d. 28 Oct 2009, w/o Kenneth Melcher, "My Wife, My Love", [KM]
Melcher, Louis J., b. 1901, d. 1977, s/o Herman and Pauline, [KM]
Melcher, Martha Fieblekorn, b. 1900, d. 1962, w/o Louis, [KM]
Melcher, Pauline Dietersdorf, b. 1868, d. 1938, w/o Herman, [KM]
Minnie, Anna Christina Bergmann Gohlke, b. 13 Aug 1882, d. 16 Nov 1938, w/o Arthur John Gohlke and Joseph M. Minnie, d/o William Bergmann and Katherine Yager, Sec 16 Lot 174, [MR]
Mitchell, Edith, d. 1912, d/o James & Maria, [LM]
Mitchell, James, b. 05 Apr 1880 d. 24 Nov 1958, h/o Maria , [LM]
Mitchell, Lily Moore (Stott), b. 28 Apr 1882 d. 11 Jun 1953, w/o William, [LM]
Mitchell, Maria (Hanson), b. 05 Feb 1880 d. 17 Jul 1928, w/o James, [LM]
Mitchell, Sarah Jane (Winterbottom), b. 10 Feb 1882 d. 21 Sep 1916, w/o William, no marker, [LM]
Mitchell, William, b. 13 Mar 1883 d. 02 Jul 1943, [LM]
Mitlestat, Fred, b. 1879, d. 1927, [JW]
Mitlestat, Louis, b. 1842, d. 1896, "Father", [JW]
Mitletstat, Paulina, b. 1844, d. 1929, "Mother", [JW]
Morrison, Aubrey C., b. 23 Nov 1886, d. 31 Aug 1961, m. 1) Creta Randolph, 2) Frances M. Detrich, s/o Otto L. and Martha Dora (Pepper) Morrison, [CM]
Rintz, Leonard, b. 1917, d. 11/11978, s/o Frank & Frances Rintz, [SR]
Schmidt, Anna A., b. 1869, d. 1927 "Wife", [JW]
Silvers, Barbara Townsend, b. Dec 28, 1937, d. no date, s/w Wadie and Alma Townsend, [TP]
Silvers, Robin J., b. Dec 12, 1972, d. Oct 28,2003, d/o Barbara Carl E. Silvers, [TP]
Sommer, Augusta Anna Therese Knopf, 8 Jul 1904, d. 30 Aug 1993, [DK]
Sommer, Ernest August Paul, b. 16 Feb 1898, d. 25 Apr 1965, [DK]
Stevens, Ann (Scanlon), b. 3 Oct 1839 or 1841, d. 16 Jan 1916, w/o William, d/o James Scanlon, [JS]
Stevenson, Charles W., Sr., b. 1920, d. 1989, [MT]
Stevenson, Shirley D., b. 1923, d. 1992, Nee Frederick, w/o Charles W, [MT]
Tatum, Donald R., b. Dec 1935, d. Apr 1960, [MT]
Tatum, Gertrude M., b. 4 May 1910, d. 21 Sep 1982, Nee Frederick, w/o Herschell, [MT]
Tatum, Herschell B, b. 28 Aug 1907, d. 8 Mar 1997, [MT]
Tatum, Robert B., b. 1 Dec 1937, d. 6 Dec 1988, [MT]
Tomes, John Wm., b. 1900 d. 1976, h/o Nellie, [LM]
Tomes, Nellie (Mitchell), b. 1901 d. 1982, w/o John Wm, [LM]
Townsend, Alma Coleman, b. Feb 13, 1910, d. Feb 5, 1998, w/o W.H. Townsend, s/w Wadie Townsend and Barbara Silvers, [TP]
Townsend, Wadie Hampton, b. Sep 23, 1907, d. Oct 28, 1977, s/w Alma Townsend and Barbara Silvers, [TP]
Watson, Vernal, b. 03 Jan 1865, d. 11 Dec 1912, 1st h/o Mary Ellen Johnson, s/o Johnston Watson and Celia Colquit, Sec 19 Lot 131, [MR]
Weaver, George, b. 10 Mar 1854, d. 22 Jun 1936, [DM]
Weaver, Harry L., b. 18 Apr 1889, d. 15 Oct 1944, s/o George Weaver, [DM]
Weaver, Jennie, b. 30 Mar 1874, d. 20 Mar 1945, w/o George, [DM]
Westman, Charlotte E., b. 1874, d. 1939 "Mother", [JW]
Westman, John Emil, b. 1869, d. 1941 "Father", [JW]
Woodard, Andrew C., b. 15 Jun 1885, d. 18 Dec 1945, [MT]
Woodard, Minnie L., b. 15 Dec 1882, d. 12 Dec 1980, w/o Andrew C, [MT]
Woodward, Adeline Rosella, b. 1874, d. 3 Nov 1956, w/o Edward George Woodward, d/o Samuel Marriott and Sally Frances Kelley, [MT]
Woodward, Beulah Helen, b. 19 Dec 1906 Milwaukee, d. 7 Mar 1944, w/o Lloyd Woodward, d/o August Frederick and Adele Klatt, [MT]
Woodward, Edward George, b. 13 Jan 1869, d. 22 Dec 1929, h/o Adeline Marriott, s/o Edwin Edward Woodward and Clarissa Carmel, [MT]
Woodward, Frederick M., b. 1911, d. 1979, [MT]
Woodward, Lloyd Edwin, b. 24 Mar 1908, d. 25 Jun 1963, h/o Beulah Frederick, s/o Edward Woodward and Adeline Marriott, [MT]
Woodward, Viva C., b. 1914, d. 1968, w/o Wm. F, [MT]
Yager, Clarence (Con), b. 05 Sep 1894, d. 03 Oct 1970 Warren MI, h/o Minnie Johnson, s/o David William Yager and Marie (Mary) Wittmann, Sec 14 Lot 147 Headstone, WWI Michigan PFC 24 Baloon Co Air Svc, [MR]
Yager, David William Jr, b. 07 Jan 1893, d. 11 Feb 1980 Port Huron MI, h/o Maude Rachel Johnson, s/o David William Yager Sr and Marie (Mary) Wittmann, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]
Yager, David William Sr, b. 19 Mar 1871, d. 25 Jun 1937, h/o Marie (Mary) Wittmann, s/o Casper Yager and Anna Buehler, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]
Yager, Kathleen Estelle, b. 10 Jun 1928, d. 02 Sep 1947, d/o David William Yager Jr and Maude Rachel Johnson, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]
Yager, Marie (Mary) Wittmann, b. 19 Nov 1870 Baden Germany, d. 03 Jul 1941, w/o David William Yager Sr, d/o Adrian Wittmann and Agatha Mueller, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]
Yager, Minnie Esther, b. 08 Mar 1899, d. 21 Jul 1988 Clinton Twp MI, w/o Clarence (Con) Yager, d/o William Henry Johnson and Helena (Ellen) Peters, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]
Yager, Raymond, b. 24 Jun 1898, d. 05 Nov 1967, s/o David William Yager Sr and Marie (Mary) Wittmann, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]
Yager, Ronald Raymond, b. 24 Oct 1934, d. 11 May 1937, s/o David William Yager Jr and Maude Rachel Johnson, Sec 14 Lot 147, [MR]

 

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