Ira Pennock Coller M. D.
- Born: 1865, Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan 84
- Marriage (1): Susan A. Anderson on 25 Nov 1886 in Macon, Michigan
- Died: 2 Dec 1906, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan at age 41 84
- Buried: 5 Dec 1906, Macon Cemetery, Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan 84
Dr. Ira Coller Obituary
Tecumseh Herald, December 4, 1906, page 3
Word was received here Sunday morning of the death of Dr. Ira Coller. who died at his home in Detroit at an early hour Sunday morning. Deceased was a native of Lenawee County, having been born in Macon in 1865. His childhood and early youth were spent at the home with his parents. Several years ago he entered the medical college in Detroit, taking a full course. Since his graduation he has remained in Detroit where he had established a large practice. Some time ago Dr. Coller was taken ill with blood poisoning, which was the direct cause of his death, he never entirely recovered from its effects. Dr. Ira Coller was a man with a genial disposition, a most companionable gentleman, and was popular with all men. His demise causes much sorrow among his many friends. He leaves to mourn, a widow and three children, two daughters and a son, a father, mother and a brother, Louis Coller, in Macon, and brother Jesse Coller, in Tecumseh. The funeral was held at the home in Detroit at 7 o'clock Monday evening and the remains were brought here this morning at 10:41, accompanied by the immediate family. The body was taken to Macon, where the funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home where his boyhood days were spent. Burial will occur there also. 84
Ira married Susan A. Anderson, daughter of Samuel Anderson and Hannah Curry, on 25 Nov 1886 in Macon, Michigan. (Susan A. Anderson was born on 4 Jun 1868 in Livingston County, New York, died in 1941 in Michigan and was buried in Macon Cemetery, Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan.)
Susie Anderson and Ira Coller:
Marriage listed in the Tecumseh Herald of the Holiday Supplement on Dec.2, 1886 issue, page 5.
One of the largest weddings that ever took place in Macon occurred on the evening of Nov. 25th at the residence of Lester Coller. The event being the marriage of Mr. Coller's son to Miss Susie Anderson daughter of Samuel Anderson of Macon.
At six o'clock nearly two hundred guests had assembled to witness the ceremony which was performed in a very happy manner by the Rev. E. P. Pierce, of the M.E. Church.
The newly married couple then received the congratulations of the company, after which refreshments were served. Both contracting parties are well known and highly esteemed and have the best wishes of their many friends for a long and happy life.
The presents were numerous and valuable as shown by the following list: M.V. Hendershot and wife, water pitcher, Geo. Harmon and wife, glass cake stand, Will Gibson, water pitcher, Jas. Noble and wife, glass berry dish, Mr. and Mrs. Geo and Will Frost, berry dish, Maggie O'Brien, card basket, Fred Robinson and Hattie Smith, nut cracker and picks, J. B. Coller and wife, chamber set, Grandville Mills, silver casket basket, E (?) Hendershot and May Lewis, silver and glass berry dish, Frank Thomas and wife, and Garret Ellis, pickle dish, David Sloan and Eva Siddle, pickle castor, Dr. Monden and wife, brunch broom and holder, Angeline Canbunn, water pitcher ,I.W. Hendershot and wife and Philip and Fred Hendershot, pickle caster, (?) H. Ayers and wife, pickle castor and tidy, Alonzo Biddle and wife, large lamp, Bert Day, shaving mug, Henry Miller and wife and Edward Osgood, oil painting, Alonzo Turner and wife, scrape bag, Ralph Mills, paper holder, Arthur Anderson, half-dozen silver spoons, Callius Mills, towel rack, Isaac Ganoung and wife, silver butter knife, Geo. Howell, wife and family and C. Triplet and wife, half-dozen silver spoons, B.S. Scudder and wife, silver sugar spoon and towel, Alfred Lewis and wife, half dozen silver spoons, Eugene Burdette and wife, glass set, M. Sickley and wife, creamer and sugar bowl, Altie and Ida Hendershot, pair of vases, John Temple and wife,half-dozen china fruit plates and a china fruit dish, Michael Brodwich and wife, pickle castor and bread plate, Chas. Orsband, 1 pair of napkins rings, Philip Hornbake and Martha Biddle, 1 pr. of napkins rings. John Day and wife, bread tray, Florence Mills and Lena Boyd, glass set, Bert Pennock, pair vases, Edwin Howell and wife, large lamp, Geo. Hendershot and wife, large lamp, Arthur Cambunn and wife, cheese dish, Sam'l Anderson, half-dozen silver knives and forks, H. Burgess and wife, linen table cloth, Lewis Coller, bed spread, W. P. Cotton and wife, linen table cloth.