I think this obituary is for the sister of Kevin Lee Thurber. This would mean his parents were James G. Thurber and Ethel Garrett.James G. Thurber was b. OK 1907, the son of Williard/Willard Thurber and
Hastings Reminder, 3 Jan 2006
Mary Ann (Thurber) (Havens) Daggett, age 67, of Ionia and formerly of Hastings died Saturday, December 24, 2005 at her residence.Mrs. Daggett was born on December 30, 1937 in Taylor County, Iowa, the daughter of James and Ethel (Garrett) Thurber.
She was married to Richard Havens Sr. on August 6, 1955 and he died May 5, 1980.She married Fred J. Daggett on July 6, 1990 and he survives.She was employed as an administrative assistant for the Barry County Substance Abuse program for a number of years before her retirement.She has lived in the Ionia area for the past 15 years.Mary Ann was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.Her family was most important to her. Mrs. Daggett is survived by her husband, Fred; children, Nancy (Gary) Wilcox of Hastings, Kathy (John) Woodman of Delton, Susan (Richard) Slocum of Hastings, Richard (Kelly) Havens Jr. of Woodland, Ronald (LouAnn) Havens of Battle Creek, Brian (Louann) Daggett of Portland, Grant (Lavonne) Daggett of Saranac, Allen Daggett of Ionia, and Bruce (Jennifer) Daggett of Clarksville; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brother, Philip Thurber of Texas.Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Richard; brothers, Roy and Kevin Thurber. There will be no funeral home visitation.Respecting family wishes, private family services will be held at a later date.Burial will be at the Dowling Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to Ionia county Commission on Aging.Arrangements are being made by Wren Funeral Home of Hastings.
Name: James G Thurber Age in 1910: 3 Estimated Birth Year: 1907 Birthplace: Oklahoma Relation to Head of House: Son Father's Name: Williard J Thurber Father's Birth Place: Michigan Mother's Name: Amanda R Thurber Mother's Birth Place: Iowa Home in 1910: Brown, Comanche, Oklahoma Marital Status: Single Race: White Gender: Male
One record gives Amanda's name as A. Rosetta Lines. I cannot confirm that.
Willard/Williard was probably the son of Luther T. Thurber and Louisa Pierce.
New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 about Luther T Thurber Name: Luther T Thurber Age: 39 Birth Year: abt 1823 Enlistment Year: 1862 Enlistment Location: Elma, New York Muster Year: 1862