Reva Mae Rigg was born 26 April 1909 in Saginaw County, Michigan.  She died 30 August 1997 in AuSable Valley Nursing Home, Fairview, Michigan was buried 2 September 1997 in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gratiot County, Breckenridge, Michigan.

Reva married Leonard Clark, son of Alfred Clark and Dora Wolfgang in Lansing, Michigan.


Reva and Leonard had the following child:


1.  Richard Duane Clark.


Reva also married Neil J. McSweyn, son of John McSweyn and Cecilia Kennedy, on 17 September 1939 in Saginaw County, Michigan.  Neil was born 24 June 1905 in Richland Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He died 14 August 1972 in St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Michigan and was buried in Ridgelawn Cemetery in Breckenridge, Gratiot County, Michigan.


Neil lived in the Merrill area most of his life engaging in farming. He was a life member of Merrill Lodge NO. 411 F&AM, the Saginaw County Fair Board and the American Jersey Cattle Club.


Reva (Rigg) Newkirk was a member of the Lakefield Wesleyan Church, Merrill, Michigan.  She was employed by the Farmers and Merchants State Bank in Merrill, Michigan until she retired in 1974. Reva lived in the Merrill area most of her life and was known for her good sense of humor and wonderful laugh.






The photo is of Reva's son, Richard Clark.

Reva also married Charles H. Newkirk.  Charles was born 23 August 1910 in Dukirk, New York.  He died 3 March 1991 in Westgage Manor, St. Louis, Michigan and was buried 6 March 1991 in Birch Run Cemetery, Birch Run, Michigan.


Charles Newkirk served with the U.S. Army during World War II where he received the Purple Heart.  He was employed by General Motors for 37 years.  He was a member of Lakefield Wesleyan Church, Merrill, Michigan and also the Birch Run Lodge No. 514 F&AM.